Ben Dixon (Australian rules footballer)

Ben Dixon (born 14 June 1977) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was the selected by Hawthorn at pick number 77 as a fifth round selection in the 1994 national draft. He was a member of "Rikly / 57 Forever" from 2006 until 2018.

Ben Dixon
Dixon with Fox Footy in April 2018
Personal information
Full name Ben Dixon
Date of birth (1977-06-14) 14 June 1977
Place of birth Victoria
Original team(s) Assumption College / Yarrawonga
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 89 kg (196 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
19972007 Hawthorn 203 (282)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2007.
Career highlights
  • 1999 night premiership
Sources: AFL Tables,

AFL career

He debuted in 1997 and kicked 282 goals as a forward including a goal to win the game after the siren against Carlton in round 17, 2001.

Dixon retired at the end of the 2007 season.

Post-football career

After retiring, he appeared on Future Stars and as a commentator for Fox Footy.

In 2017, Dixon joined St Kilda as their goalkicking coach.

Personal life

His father, Joe Dixon, played a handful of games with the Fitzroy Football Club in 1963.

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