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300 games: Jude Bolton (SYD) will play his 300th game this weekend in the Preliminary Final, making him the third player in club history to reach 300 games, joining Adam Goodes (317 games since 1999) and Michael O’Loughlin (303 games, 1995-2009).
Most Club Finals: Adam Goodes and Jude Bolton (SYD). This week's Preliminary Final will be the 22nd Finals match for both players, the most in the history of South Melbourne/Sydney.
Most Games Rookie List Player: Darren Jolly (COL) played his 227th senior game in the Semi Final against West Coast, putting him equal with Tarkyn Lockyer in eighth spot for the most games by any player who was originally rookie listed. The most games by former rookie list players are James McDonald (264 games, 1997 Rookie Draft), Stephen Milne (258 games, 2000 Rookie Draft), Dean Cox (250 games, 2000 Rookie Draft), Brett Kirk (241 games, 1999 Rookie Draft), Mal Michael (238 games, 1997 Rookie Draft), Michael Doughty (229 games, 2000 Rookie Draft), Russell Robertson (228 games, 1997 Rookie Draft), Tarkyn Lockyer (227 games, 1998 Rookie Draft), Darren Jolly (227 games, 2001 Rookie Draft) and Martin Mattner (213 games, 2002 Rookie Draft).
50 games: Nat Fyfe, Clancee Pearce (FRE)
Source: Patrick Keane, AFL Media Release
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