Jamie Cripps (born 23 April 1992) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). Cripps is a cousin of two other AFL players, Patrick Cripps (Carlton) and Chris Mainwaring (West Coast; deceased).
Cripps playing for West Coast in April 2018
|Full name||Jamie Cripps|
|Date of birth||23 April 1992|
|Place of birth||Perth Australia|
|Original team(s)||East Fremantle|
|Draft||24th overall, 2010 AFL Draft|
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||84 kg (185 lb)|
|Current club||West Coast|
|2011–2012||St Kilda||16 (16)|
|2013–||West Coast||146 (195)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of EF1 2019.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Originally from Northampton, Western Australia, Cripps played his junior football for Western Australian Football League team East Fremantle Football Club, making his senior debut in 2009, before playing another six games in 2010 and representing Western Australia at the 2010 AFL Under 18 Championships.
Cripps was recruited to AFL club St Kilda with the 24th selection in the 2010 AFL Draft. Shortly after being drafted, Cripps was admitted to hospital suffering from a diabetes-related illness. It was reported that St Kilda were unaware that Cripps was diabetic before they drafted him.
At the end of the 2012 season, he was traded to the West Coast Eagles along with draft pick 46 in exchange for draft picks 41 and 44.
|Totals||Averages (per game)|
- Chadwick, Justin. "West Coast's Jamie Cripps proud to be following in Chris Mainwaring's footsteps". AdelaideNow. News International. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
- WAFL playing statistics
- Jamie Cripps draft profile
- Saints shock over draft pick's illness Saints shock over draft pick's illness
- Porter, Ashley (1 May 2011). "Saints fail in fightback". The Age. Australia. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
- "AFL Tables - Jamie Cripps - Stats - Statistics". afltables.com. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Jamie Cripps.|
- Jamie Cripps's profile on the official website of the West Coast Eagles
- Jamie Cripps's playing statistics from AFL Tables