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Nathan Eagleton
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Personal information
Birth 10 November 1978 (1978-11-10) (age 31)
Recruited from West Adelaide (South Australia)
Height and weight 180cm / 84kg
Playing career¹
Debut Round 5, 27 April 1997, Port Adelaide vs. Brisbane Lions, at Football Park
Team(s) Port Adelaide FC (1997–1999)

56 games, 45 goals

Western Bulldogs (2000-)

199 games, 165 goals

¹ Statistics to end of Round 9, 2009 season
Career highlights

Nathan Eagleton (born 10 November 1978) is an Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League.

He played his first game for Port Adelaide in 1997 against the Brisbane Lions in Round 5, 1997, collapsing on field in 1999 he was diagnosed and treated for Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome[1]. After transferring to the Western Bulldogs in 2000, he got off to a slow start but was a key player for the Bulldogs in 2004 and 2005[2].

Known as "The Bald Eagle" for his clean-shaven head & surname, in 2005 he was a very important player for the Western Bulldogs, his skill and run proving vital to the team's late-season charge. He kicked a career best 28 goals in 2005[3]. He is recognised as having a long, raking left foot kick, regularly kicking goals from outside the 50m line. He is currenly the only other inaugural Port Adelaide player along side Power champion, Warren Tredrea.

Eagleton plays in number 10. He's married with two young children.

AFL Career Statistics

Season Team No. Games Goals Behinds Kicks Marks Handballs Disposals
1997 Port Adelaide 25 18 10 23 168 37 27 195
1998 Port Adelaide 11 22 24 18 260 73 84 344
1999 Port Adelaide 11 16 11 14 121 41 28 149
2000 Western Bulldogs 10 23 22 22 231 90 82 313
2001 Western Bulldogs 10 21 16 11 213 92 98 311
2002 Western Bulldogs 10 12 6 9 70 37 55 125
2003 Western Bulldogs 10 16 14 3 156 68 97 253
2004 Western Bulldogs 10 22 17 16 275 137 144 419
2005 Western Bulldogs 10 22 28 17 251 119 159 410
2006 Western Bulldogs 10 21 20 10 258 105 116 374
2007 Western Bulldogs 10 20 13 9 263 126 143 406
Totals 213 181 152 2266 925 1033 3299
  • Statistics correct to end of 2007 season

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