Leigh Tudor

Leigh Tudor (born 25 September 1969) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for North Melbourne and Geelong football clubs and is currently an assistant coach for the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).[1] He was formerly an assistant coach for the Sydney Swans.

Leigh Tudor
Personal information
Full name Leigh Tudor
Date of birth (1969-09-25) 25 September 1969
Original team(s) Doutta Stars
Draft No. 18, 1989 pre-season draft
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1989 1992 North Melbourne 08 0(6)
1993 1996 Geelong 60 (53)
Total 68 (59)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1996.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

AFL career

Tudor was used mostly as a half forward during his career, which started at North Melbourne in 1989. He played only eight games in four years with North Melbourne and was traded to Geelong in the 1992 AFL Draft.

A regular in the Geelong team, Tudor played in back to back grand finals in 1994 and 1995 but finished on the losing side on both occasions. In a game against Richmond at the MCG in the 1995 season he kicked a career best five goals.

Tudor coached Geelong to the Victorian Football League (VFL) premiership in 2007. In 2010 Tudor became an assistant coach at AFL club St Kilda. On 10 October 2013, he was appointed a senior assistant coach for the North Melbourne Football Club.[1]


  1. "Highly-respected assistant coach Leigh Tudor joins North Melbourne ", Herald Sun, 10 October 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013.

Further reading

  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers, 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
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