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Sam
Switkowski

Height
178 cm
DOB
20-11-1996
Weight
70 kg
Debut
-
Games
2017
-
Career
-
Goals
2017
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Career
-
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
-
Avg
-
SamSwitkowski

PLAYER BIO

AT A GLANCE

Recruited from: Box Hill Hawks (VIC)
Draft information: National Draft 2017 - pick 73
Debut: Yet to debut
AFL clubs: Fremantle
Career Brownlow votes: -

From the recruiters
Sam Switkowski is a 21-year-old small forward from Melbourne's North-East.

Quick, agile, tough and competitive, Switkowski has promising attributes for a defensive forward but also possesses the skill to finish and create opportunities around goal.

Switkowski played his U18 football at Northern Knights in the TAC Cup and represented Vic Metro in the U18 National Championships in 2014. He then joined Box Hill in 2015 and developed into one of their most important players.

A bout of glandular fever and a hamstring injury interrupted Switkowski's 2017 but he still managed to kick 19 goals in 12 games while becoming arguably the best pressure forward in the VFL.

The forward's speed and intent is relentless and he consistently creates turnovers in the forward half with his chasing.

Despite being slightly undersized, Switkowski has deceptive strength and his ability to wrap up and run down significantly bigger opponents is outstanding.