by Lisa Albergo reporting for AFANA from Chicago
In Round 11, GWS Coach Kevin Sheedy will coach against Carlton Mick Malthouse for the 47th time, a VFL/AFL record. They last coached against each other in Round 16, 2007 and Sheedy has 27 wins to Malthouse’s 19. The two have coached a combined total of 1339 games with Malthouse recording 391 wins and Sheedy 388. The Round 11 game will be the first time they have coached against each other at Etihad Stadium.
Source: Leigh Meyrick, GWS Media Release
Most club games: Darren Glass (WCE) will play his 253rd game for West Coast in Round 11, putting him equal with Peter Matera in fifth place on the club's games list. Ahead of them are: Glen Jakovich (276 games, 1991-2004), Guy McKenna (267 games, 1988-2000), Drew Banfield (265 games, 1993-2006), and Dean Cox (260 games, 2001-current). Behind them are: Dean Kemp (243 games, 1990-2001), Andrew Embley (242 games, 1999-current), Ashley McIntosh (242 games, 1991-2003) and Ben Cousins (238 games, 1996-2007).
200 club games: Heath Scotland (CARL)
200 games umpired: Dean Margetts
100 games: Patrick Dangerfield (ADE)
100 games: Sam Butler (WCE)
50 games: Shaun Atley (NM)
50 games: Matthew Wright (ADE)
150 games as captain: Nick Riewoldt (StK) will captain the Saints for the 150th time since 2005, becoming the second man in club history after Danny Frawley (177 games as captain 1987-95) to reach this mark.
100 consecutive games: Andrew Swallow (NM) will play his 100th consecutive game since Round One, 2009. He will become only the second active player with a streak of 100 or more games, joining Richmond’s Brett Deledio (124 games since round 18, 2007).
Most Games Together as a Trio of Players: Adam Goodes, Jude Bolton and Ryan O’Keeffe (SYD) will play their 253rd game together as a trio of players since they first appeared together in Round Eight, 2000. According to the records of AFL historian Col Hutchison, this will equal the mark of Western Bulldogs’ trio Brad Johnson, Rohan Smith and Scott West. The leading trios of players are Brad Johnson, Rohan Smith and Scott West (253 games for Western Bulldogs R22 1994-SF 2006). Behind them are: Chris Grant, Brad Johnson and Rohan Smith (232 games, WB R22 1994-SF 2006), Chris Grant, Rohan Smith and Scott West (231 games for WB R11 1993-SF 2006), Chris Grant, Brad Johnson, Scott West (231 games for WB R18 1994-R22 2007), Tyson Edwards, Andrew McLeod, Mark Ricciuto (221 games for Adelaide R11 1995-EF 2007, Nathan Burke, Robert Harvey, Stewart Loewe (212 games for St Kilda R19 1988-R2 2002), Nick Dal Santo, Stephen Milne, Nick Riewoldt (204 games for St Kilda R4 2002-current), Tyson Edwards, Ben Hart, Andrew McLeod (200 games for Adelaide R11 1995-R21 2006), Cameron Ling, Darren Milburn, Matthew Scarlett (200 games for the Geelong Cats R4 2002-R24 2011)
Soruce: Patrick Keane, AFL Media Release
Article last changed on Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 8:59 PM EDT