Andrew Phillips (footballer, born 1991)

Andrew Phillips (born 3 July 1991) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Essendon Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was drafted by the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the 2011 rookie draft, with pick four. He made his debut in round 7, 2012, against Gold Coast at Manuka Oval, in Greater Western Sydney's first ever AFL win.[1]

Andrew Phillips
Phillips playing for the Carlton in April 2018
Personal information
Full name Andrew Phillips
Date of birth (1991-07-03) 3 July 1991
Original team(s) Lauderdale Football Club (TFL)
Draft No. 4, 2011 rookie draft
Height 201 cm (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Position(s) Ruckman
Club information
Current club Essendon
Number 34
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
20122015 Greater Western Sydney 14 (5)
20162019 Carlton 27 (10)
2020 Essendon 0 0(0)
Total 41 (15)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2019.
Sources: AFL Tables,

In October 2015, Phillips and his other Giants' teammates of Jed Lamb, Lachie Plowman and Liam Sumner were traded to the Carlton Football Club.[2]

Phillips made his Carlton debut in round 1, 2016 against Richmond at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Phillips was traded to a third club, Essendon, at the conclusion of the 2019 AFL season.[3]


  1. Stubbs, Brett (11 May 2012). "Andrew's Giant step forward". The Mercury. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
  2. Bowen, Nick; Twomey, Callum (21 October 2015). "Menzel to Crows as Carlton nabs midfielder and a pick". Australian Football League. Retrieved 21 October 2015.

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