Lindsay Gilbee

Lindsay Gilbee (born 8 July 1981) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Western Bulldogs in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was selected by the Bulldogs in the 3rd round of the 1999 National AFL Draft with pick 43 after playing for the Eastern Ranges in the TAC Cup.[1] He retired after the 2012 season. Gilbee currently serves as a development coach at the St Kilda Football Club.[2]

Lindsay Gilbee
Personal information
Full name Lindsay Gilbee
Date of birth (1981-07-08) 8 July 1981
Original team(s) Eastern Ranges (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 43, 1999 national draft
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2001–2012 Western Bulldogs 206 (119)
International team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
2005–2006 Australia 4
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2011.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Known as one of the best kicks in the AFL,[3] Gilbee rejected offers to trial in the United States to become an American football punter.[4]

Recently, Gilbee has come out of retirement, transferring to the Old Melburnians Football Club 3rds team. With 7 inside 50's and 2.2 in his first game for the club Gilbee was named best on ground.

Statistics

[5]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team No. Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2001 Western Bulldogs 299214230722650.20.14.73.38.02.90.6
2002 Western Bulldogs 9167101217619762180.40.67.64.812.33.91.1
2003 Western Bulldogs 9141031057017553210.70.27.55.012.53.81.5
2004 Western Bulldogs 912311197119048160.30.19.95.915.84.01.3
2005 Western Bulldogs 922215329126455108381.00.215.05.720.74.91.7
2006 Western Bulldogs 92499324183507121320.40.413.57.621.15.01.3
2007 Western Bulldogs 91911627010337394310.60.314.25.419.64.91.6
2008 Western Bulldogs 924148352157509112240.60.314.76.521.24.71.0
2009 Western Bulldogs 9242412340169509113451.00.514.27.021.24.71.9
2010 Western Bulldogs 92579352171523139480.30.414.16.820.95.61.9
2011 Western Bulldogs 9131021307020050300.80.210.05.415.43.82.3
2012 Western Bulldogs 94104131721930.30.010.37.818.04.80.8
Career 206 119 66 2525 1257 3782 945 311 0.6 0.3 12.3 6.1 18.4 4.6 1.5

References

  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2002). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (4th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 227–228. ISBN 1-74095-001-1.
  2. "St Kilda Football Club Coaching Staff". saints.com.au. St Kilda Football Club. Archived from the original on 2 August 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  3. Kicking runs in family for dog
  4. Gilbee rejects NFL punt
  5. Lindsay Gilbee's player profile at AFL Tables
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