Ray Hall

Ray Hall (born 27 October 1980) is a former Australian rules football player who played for the Richmond Football Club.

Ray Hall
Personal information
Date of birth (1980-10-27) 27 October 1980
Original team(s) Woy Woy/NSW/ACT Under 18s
Debut Round 22, 27 August 1999, Richmond
vs. Carlton, at Melbourne Cricket Ground
Height 196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1999–2007 Richmond 99 (28)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2007.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Hall grew up in New South Wales, playing for the Balmain Australian Football Club before moving to Woy Woy where he was recruited by the Tigers having played in the Under 18s state squad. Hall played 99 games for the Richmond Tigers, predominantly as a ruckman.

Hall announced his retirement on 28 August 2007 because a hip injury ruled him out for the 2007 season.[1]

In 2008, Hall spent 12 months as an Australian Government sponsored volunteer in Papua New Guinea, on the Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development (AYAD) program, assisting in sports development in PNG. This has included coaching PNG's Under 18 Australian Rules Football League (AFL) Team, the Kupundas.[2]

Hall returned to Australia in 2010 to join the Department of the Treasury (Australia) as a graduate. In 2012, Hall joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Australia). He was first posted to Afghanistan, followed by Jordan where he also played for the Amman Saracens at the Emirates Airlines Dubai Rugby Sevens in 2014 and 2015. Hall was subsequently posted to the Solomon Islands in 2018.


  1. "The end for a Trio of Tigers". AFL.com.au. 28 August 2007. Archived from the original on 7 September 2007. Retrieved 28 August 2007.
  2. "Australia Week 2009". png.embassy.gov.au. 9 March 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2010.
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