Jon Dorotich

Jon Dorotich (born 27 April 1962) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for South Fremantle and Carlton during the 1980s and 1990s.

Jon Dorotich
Personal information
Full name Jon Dorotich
Date of birth (1962-04-27) 27 April 1962
Original team(s) South Fremantle
Height 193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1986–1993 Carlton 132 (103)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1993.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Known as "Doro" he moved to Carlton in 1986 where he played in the grand final in his first season against Hawthorn. In the following years grand final, he played at full-forward in the rematch with Hawthorn where Carlton won the flag.

He played in 132 games for Carlton before returning to Western Australia where he co-captained South Fremantle in their 1997 WAFL premiership win. He played a total of 151 games with the Bulldogs, and won the best and fairest award in 1985. He won the Bernie Naylor Medal as the WAFL's leading goalscorer twice, in 1996 with 88 goals and 107 the following year. His height was 193 cm and his weight was 103 kg.

In interstate games, Dorotich played in six State Of Origin football games for Western Australia, winning the 1997 Simpson Medal against Tasmania

Since retiring from playing, he's been a commentator for the ABC television's coverage of the WAFL.


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