|Full name Troy Simmonds|
Name Troy Simmonds
Height 1.96 m
|Height/Weight 197cm / 99 kg|
Weight 99 kg
Current club Richmond
|Date of birth (1978-07-13) 13 July 1978 (age 37)|
Draft 9th overall, 1998 Pre-Season DraftMelbourne
Role Australian Rules Footballer
Original team Box Hill Hawks Football Club
Place of birth Melbourne, Australia
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Troy Simmonds (born 13 July 1978) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Melbourne, Fremantle and Richmond in the Australian Football League.
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- Afl footy show troy simmonds and the snake 2004
- Melbourne 1999 2001
- Fremantle 2002 2004
- Richmond 2005 2010
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Melbourne: 1999 – 2001
Simmonds was first drafted by Melbourne in the 1999 pre-season draft. He played only five 5 games in 1999 but then played 22 in 2000, including the Grand Final, during which he was carried from the field on a stretcher following a head-on charge by Essendon's Michael Long.
Fremantle: 2002 – 2004
In 2002 he was traded to Fremantle as part of a three way trade that included Daniel Bandy moving to the Western Bulldogs and Craig Ellis moving to Melbourne. This was seen as a chance for Simmonds to become Fremantle's main ruckman, as opposed to being Jeff White's understudy at Melbourne. In three seasons at Fremantle Simmonds played in 64 out of a possible 67 games, including Fremantle's first ever finals game in 2003.
Richmond: 2005 – 2010
At the end of the 2004 season, Simmonds was traded back to Victoria, again in a three-way deal, with Heath Black returning to Fremantle, Aaron Fiora moving to St Kilda and Simmonds moving to Richmond. In a move surprising to many, Simmonds signed a five-year deal with the Tigers, as opposed to the usual two or three-year contracts. After a serviceable first year with Richmond, Simmonds played some of the best football of his career in 2006 - taking several big marks and scoring several goals up forward. At the end of 2009 Simmonds signed a one-year contract for the 2010 season. Prior to Round 10, 2010, Simmonds announced his retirement.