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'Fence'

Tony Pickett

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Career: 1976 - 1979
Debut: Round 1, 1976 vs Collingwood, aged 23 years, 84 days
Carlton Player No. 857
Games: 60
Goals: 32
Last Game: Round 11, 1979 v South Melbourne, aged 26 years, 159 days
Guernsey No. 30
Height: 178 cm (5 ft. 10 in.)
Weight: 73 kg ( 11 stone, 7 lbs.)
DOB: 9 January, 1953




Tony Pickett played 60 games for Carlton, commencing with a burst in season 1976 when he won our Best First Year Player Award and earnt a top 10 finish in the Best & Fairest. He also kicked 32 goals.
Pickett kicked 4 goals on debut.

Nicknamed 'Fence' he was recruited from North Launceston, where he played seniors between 1973 and 1975 after coming through the club's Under 19s. He won their senior Best & Fairest award in 1974 & 1975, and was a member of their 1975 senior Premiership side (after playing in the losing senior Grand Final side of 1973). He also represented the Northern Tasmanian Football Association (NTFA) in 1974 and Tasmania in State of Origin football in 1979.

Milestones

50 Games: Round 16, 1978 Vs South Melbourne

Career Highlights

1976 - Best First Year Player Award
1976 - Equal 9th Best & Fairest
1979 - 5th Reserves Best & Fairest

Video




Blueseum: Summary of playing statistics for Tony Pickett | Picketts' Blueseum Image Gallery