Mitch Hallahan

Mitch Hallahan (born 23 August 1992) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club and Gold Coast Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Mitch Hallahan
Hallahan in May 2017
Personal information
Full name Mitchell Hallahan
Date of birth (1992-08-23) 23 August 1992
Original team(s) Box Hill Hawks
Draft No. 38, 2010 national draft
Debut Round 5, 2014, Hawthorn
vs. Geelong, at MCG
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Position(s) Midfield
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2011–2014 Hawthorn 06 (2)
2015–2017 Gold Coast 20 (5)
Total 26 (7)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2017.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

AFL career

Hallahan was an all round junior sportsman, he learnt to box in a Rye gym. He won a state title in the Victorian cadet boxing championships.[1] Hallahan was a co-captain of the Dandenong Stingrays team in the TAC Cup in 2010, but an ankle injury during the season caused a drop-off in form.

Hawthorn (2011–2014)

Hallahan was drafted by Hawthorn with the 38th selection in the 2010 AFL Draft, and continued to struggle with his ankle injury during the 2011 season.[2]

In 2012 and 2013, Hallahan played exclusively with Hawthorn's VFL-affiliate, Box Hill Hawks. In 2013 he won the J.J. Liston Trophy in a three-way tie with Steve Clifton (North Ballarat) and Jordan Schroder (Geelong), all on 17 votes.[3]

Hallahan was selected to make his debut for Hawthorn against Geelong at the MCG on Easter Monday, 2014. He was named on the interchange bench.[4]

Gold Coast (2015-2017)

On 16 October 2014, after struggling to break into the premier Hawthorn team during the regular season, Hallahan was traded to the Gold Coast Football Club. Hallahan was delisted by Gold Coast in September 2017.[5]

Sorrento Football Club (2018-Present)

Hallahan made his debut in the MPNFL for Sorrento in 2018, making it all the way to the grand final against Pines, where they fell agonizingly short to a premiership flag


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