Stephen Wright (Australian rules footballer)

Stephen Wright (born 6 March 1961) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Sydney Swans in the Victorian/Australian Football League.[1]

Stephen Wright
Personal information
Date of birth (1961-03-06) 6 March 1961
Original team(s) Oakleigh District
Height 171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1979–1992 South Melbourne/Sydney 246 (247)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1993–1995 Clarence 62 (51–11–0)
1996–1997 Central District 45 (29–16–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1992.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Wright won Sydney's best and fairest award in 1985 and 1990.[2]

In 1996 and 1997, Wright was coach of Central District, in the South Australian National Football League.[3]

He coached the Highett Football Club in 2007 and 2008 in the Southern Football League. In 2010, he became the Southern Football League senior interleague coach.

He has coached Murrumbeena in the Southern Football Netball League since 2014.


  1. "Stephen Wright". AFL Tables.
  2. Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7.
  3. "Honours". Central District Football Club.
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