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118 players with multicultural background on AFL lists

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The AFL have published a list of multicultural players currently on AFL lists (international scholarship list not included).  A total of 118 players from a multicultural background (i.e. having at least one parent born overseas) are among the 841 players on AFL lists in 2012.  Of those 118, twenty one were born overseas.  See the full list below.

Player name Player born overseas Parents born overseas Parents born overseas 
    Mother Father
Adelaide Crows      
Ben Rutten   New Zealand Holland
Brodie Smith   England Scotland
Brad Symes   Bermuda  
Nathan van Berlo   New Zealand New Zealand
Michael Doughty     England
Brisbane Lions      
Mitch Golby     England
Pearce Hanley England Wales Ireland
Ryan Harwood   England  
Ryan Lester   England South Africa
Matthew Leuenberger     Switzerland
Niall McKeever Ireland Ireland Ireland
Simon Black     New Zealand
Ben Hudson   Canada  
Sam Docherty     Scotland
Dayne Zorko     Yugoslavia
Carlton      
Paul Bower   New Zealand  
Shaun Hampson     England
Jordan Russell   New Zealand  
Zach Tuohy Ireland Ireland Ireland
Collingwood      
Paul Cribbin Ireland Ireland Ireland
Alan Didak   Croatia Croatia
Seamus McNamara USA USA USA
Harry O'Brien Brazil Brazil Democratic Republic of Congo
Steele Sidebottom   England  
Caolan Mooney Ireland Ireland Ireland
Marley Williams     New Zealand
Martin Clarke Ireland Ireland Ireland
Essendon      
David Zaharakis     Greece
Mark Baguley   England  
Fremantle      
Jack Anthony     England
Greg Broughton     New Zealand
Zach Clarke     USA
Garrick Ibbotson   England  
Chris Mayne     England
Tendai Mzungu     Zimbabwe
Alex Silvagni   India  
Hayden Crozier     Sri Lanka
Anthony Morabito   Italy  
Jay van Berlo   New Zealand New Zealand
Geelong Cats      
Matthew Scarlett     England
Jordan Schroder   Scotland  
Billie Smedts   England Holland
Cam Eardley   England England
Gold Coast Suns      
Tom Nicholls   Fiji  
Danny Stanley   England  
Joel Wilkinson     England
Aaron Hall   Fiji  
Daniel Gorringe   Yugoslavia England
David Swallow   Netherlands England
Karmichael Hunt New Zealand New Zealand New Zealand
GWS Giants      
Phil Davis     England
Israel Folau   Tonga Tonga
Setanta O'hAilpin   Fiji Ireland
Rhys Palmer     Scotland
Stephen Coniglio   England  
Hawthorn      
Josh Gibson     West Indies
David Hale   Holland  
Alex Woodard   Phillipines  
Sam Mitchell     New Zealand
Paul Puopolo     Italy
Shane Savage New Zealand New Zealand New Zealand
Liam Shiels     Ireland
Melbourne      
Max Gawn   New Zealand New Zealand
Jack Watts   England England
James Magner   Ireland Ireland
North Melbourne      
Liam Anthony England    
Majak Daw Sudan Sudan Sudan
Aaron Edwards Western Samoa Western Samoa New Zealand
Michael Firrito   Italy Italy
Andrew Swallow     England
Ben Speight     England
Port Adelaide      
Alipate Carlile Fiji Fuji  
Cameron O'Shea     Ireland
Jasper Pittard   New Zealand  
David Rodan Fiji Fiji Tonga
Steven Salopek   Croatia Croatia
Paul Stewart     Scotland
Jacob Surjan   Croatia Croatia
Aaron Young   England Scotland
Brent Renouf   New Zealand New Zealand
Richmond      
Jake Batchelor   Wales  
Reece Conca     Italy
Bachar Houli   Lebanon Lebanon
Ivan Maric   Croatia Croatia
Addam Maric     Croatia
Robin Nahas   Lebanon Lebanon
Piva Wright   Samoa Samoa
Ben Darrou     Morocco
St Kilda      
Jason Blake   Poland England
Farren Ray   England  
Nick Riewoldt     Germany
Ahmed Saad   Egypt Egypt
James Gwilt   PNG Wales
Cameron Shenton   England  
Daniel Markworth     Germany
Sydney Swans      
Trent Dennis-Lane     Burma
Heath Grundy   New Zealand  
Eugene Kruger South Africa South Africa South Africa
Nick Malceski     Macedonia
Jarrad McVeigh     England
Mike Pyke Canada Canada Canada
Tommy Walsh Ireland Ireland Ireland
West Coast Eagles      
Bradd Dalziell   England  
Jack Darling     South Africa
Andrew Embley     Burma
Anton Hamp England   Germany
Daniel Kerr     India
Nic Naitanui   Fiji Fiji
Mark Nicoski   Croatia Macedonia
Western Bulldogs      
Matthew Panos     Greece
Patrick Veszpremi     Hungary
Jason Johannissen South Africa Zambia South Africa
James Mulligan     Ireland
Alex Greenwood   Phillipines  
Lin Jong   Taiwan East Timor
Daniel Pearce New Zealand Holland New Zealand

 

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