Nisha Rathode (Editor)

Henry Playfair

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Height/Weight  198 cm / 100 kg
Height  1.98 m
Name  Henry Playfair

Years  Club
Weight  98 kg
Henry Playfair Geelong utility Henry Playfair is one of several AFL
Date of birth  (1983-01-22) 22 January 1983 (age 32)
Place of birth  Holbrook, New South Wales
Debut  Round 15, 2003, Geelong v. Richmond, at Telstra Dome
Role  Australian Rules Footballer
Original team  North Shore Australian Football Club

2003–2007 2008–2010 Total -  Geelong Sydney Swans

Mba student profile henry playfair


Henry Playfair (born 22 January 1983) is the current forwards coach at the Sydney Swans, having previously been an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League. Playfair grew up around the town of Holbrook in the Riverina region of New South Wales.

Contents

Henry Playfair saflcomaustaticfileAFL20TenantSydneySwansI

Reserves report with henry playfair r1 v eastlake 2011


Career

Henry Playfair Henry Playfair Pictures Photos amp Images Zimbio

Drafted by the Geelong Cats in the 2001 AFL Draft at pick number 41, he debuted in Round 15 of the 2003 season at Telstra Dome. He was one of Geelong's main players in the 2005 AFL season, however a series of injuries hampered his performance in 2006. He was a key forward who also played the positions of back and ruck.

Henry Playfair Reserves Report with Henry Playfair R1 v Eastlake 2011

Playfair was an integral part of the Cats 2007 VFL premiership team, along with players such as Charlie Gardiner, Brent Prismall and Tom Lonergan.

Henry Playfair Henry Playfair announces his retirement AFL NSW ACT

Due to a lack of opportunities, and moving into the prime of his career, Playfair asked to be traded to the Sydney Swans in 2008 and was traded in exchange for a third round draft pick. He moved back to his home state in an attempt to get more AFL playing opportunities.

Sydney delisted Playfair on 13 November 2009 and then redrafted him as a mature age rookie with their first pick (pick 10) in the Rookie Draft on 15 December 2009.

Playfair retired as a player at the end of the 2010 season due to injury concerns, but continued his involvement with football and with the Sydney club, being appointed as a development coach. He coached the reserves team to the NEAFL grand final in 2011. In 2012 he became an assistant coach at the club. He was responsible for the forward line in that year, in which the Swans won the AFL premiership, and has continued in that role.

Retirement

After suffering a serious back injury in the Round 14 match against Richmond at the SCG, and after medical advice Playfair decided to call an end to his career as an AFL player.

Playfair said "When I found out I’d done some damage to my back it was a bit of a shock. At first I didn’t know what it meant for my season, and then I spoke further to the doctor and the physio and it looked like my season was over, I then had to make a decision about next year, and coming off the troubles I’ve had previously with hamstring injuries over the past couple of seasons, the back was another indication that my body is not up to it at this stage.’’

Personal life

Playfair previously had a fitness business, Fitness By Cats, with former teammates Corey Enright and Brent Prismall. All three are accredited personal trainers.

References

Henry Playfair Wikipedia


Similar Topics
New South Wales
Video Rewind
Fátima Miranda
Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L