Jordan Lewis

Jordan Michael Lewis (born 24 April 1986) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He previously played for the Hawthorn Football Club from 2005 to 2016.

Jordan Lewis
Lewis playing for Melbourne in April 2018
Personal information
Full name Jordan Michael Lewis
Date of birth (1986-04-24) 24 April 1986
Original team(s) Warrnambool (Hampden FNL) Geelong Falcons (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 7, 2004 national draft
Debut Round 3, 2005, Hawthorn
vs. Essendon, at MCG
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Position(s) Midfielder / half-back
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
20052016 Hawthorn 264 (145)
20172019 Melbourne 055 0(16)
Total 319 (161)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2019.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

AFL career

Hawthorn

Lewis was drafted by Hawthorn with the seventh selection in the 2004 AFL Draft and made his AFL debut in season 2005.

Lewis was voted Hawthorn's best first-year player in 2005. He was a 2005 nominee for the AFL Rising Star award.

In 2008, Lewis was part of the Hawthorn team that won the premiership against Geelong.

A Hawthorn vice-captain in 2012, Lewis led the side whilst captain Luke Hodge was sidelined during the early part of the season.

In 2014 Lewis played his 200th AFL game in Round 7, as the Hawks defeated St Kilda by 145 points.[1] Jordan also won his third premiership for Hawthorn as well as earning his first ever Peter Crimmins Medal.

At the end of the 2015 season, Lewis became one of only seven current AFL players to have won four AFL premierships.[2]

Melbourne

At the conclusion of the 2016 season, Lewis was traded to the Melbourne Football Club.[3]

On 20 August 2019, Lewis announced that he would retire at the end of the season. He was flanked by his only two AFL coaches, Alastair Clarkson and Simon Goodwin, at his retirement press conference.[4]

Statistics

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2018 season[5]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Led the league after finals only
Season Team No. Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2005 Hawthorn 40192115115630786390.10.17.98.216.24.52.1
2006 Hawthorn 32052216177393117390.30.110.88.919.75.92.0
2007 Hawthorn 324146310285595177520.60.312.911.924.87.42.2
2008 Hawthorn 32066232269501127240.30.311.613.525.16.41.2
2009 Hawthorn 31997243255498113450.50.412.813.426.25.92.4
2010 Hawthorn 323157272232504136620.70.311.810.121.95.92.7
2011 Hawthorn 322128267228495123680.50.412.110.422.55.63.1
2012 Hawthorn 3222715243247490108671.20.711.011.222.34.93.0
2013 Hawthorn 3241710280244524116910.70.411.710.221.84.83.8
2014 Hawthorn 324179338330668136920.70.414.113.827.85.73.8
2015 Hawthorn 32393357308665149720.40.115.513.428.96.53.1
2016 Hawthorn 3241283243096331331000.50.313.512.926.45.54.2
2017 Melbourne 6195321628450093470.30.211.414.926.34.92.5
2018 Melbourne 62452285255540115370.20.111.910.622.54.81.5
Career 307 155 87 3734 3579 7313 1729 835 0.5 0.3 12.2 11.7 23.9 5.6 2.7

Honours and achievements

Team

Individual

Personal life

Lewis is married to Lucy, and has three sons, Hugh, Freddie and Ollie.[6] His first son was born in 2015, days before he played in the 2015 AFL Grand Final. Lewis carried the newborn onto the podium as he was awarded his medallion.

References

  1. Mitchell, Lake set to miss against Swans, AFL.com.au official website, 3 May 2014
  2. Under the heading "Played For Premiership Winning Team At Any Time During Season"
  3. Browne, Ashley (18 October 2016). "Hawthorn star Jordan Lewis becomes a Demon". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 18 October 2016.
  4. Black, Sarah; McGowan, Marc (20 August 2019). "Four-time flag star to play final AFL game on Saturday". AFL.com.au. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  5. "Jordan Lewis". AFL Tables. Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  6. Pierik, Jon. "Lewis defends Goodwin and takes aim at Schwarz". The Age. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
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