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Mark Mickan

Games Played 37

Career 1991 - 1993

Debut 1991

Guernsey Number 25

Date of Birth 30/01/1961

Biography

Renmark’s Mark Mickan was a late starter in the VFL/AFL despite winning three best and fairest awards at West Adelaide. He was West’s skipper in 1986 and he became the Brisbane Bears’ first captain in 1987.

An All Australian ruckman in 1988, Mickan was Brisbane’s leader for three years but after playing just two games in 1990 he joined and revived his career in spectacular fashion. Although he missed the Crows’ first three games, Mickan went on to win Adelaide’s inaugural Club Champion award. He played only two AFL games in 1993, although he won West’s best and fairest for a fourth time before retiring.

He had two stints as an assistant coach at Adelaide and coached SANFL clubs Woodville-West Torrens, Glenelg and West Adelaide, whom he guided to the 2015 premiership. He was inducted to the SA Football Hall of Fame in 2002.

Stats

SeasonNo.GamesGoalsBehindsKicksHandballsDisposalsMarksTackles
19912519272091333421355
199225161038677163638
1993252 -3131225101
Totals-37121330822253020814

Awards

Malcolm Blight Medal

Malcolm Blight Medal

1991

Team of the Decade (1991-2000)

Team of the Decade (1991-2000)

2001