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8:00am  Jun 14, 2018

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Sam
Switkowski

Height
178 cm
DOB
20-11-1996
Weight
70 kg
Debut
-
Games
2018
0
Career
0
Goals
2018
0
Career
0
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
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.

Q & A

Nickname: Swita 

Best set shot at your club? David Mundy

My coach often says … Kick it to Bradley Hill

Best advice you’ve received? Don’t wait for things to happen, you have to make them happen

Greatest footy moment before the AFL? Premiership with Box Hill 

Funniest teammate? Brady Grey

Which teammates pick themselves in AFL Fantasy? Matt Taberner

If you could enter a teammate for My Kitchen Rules, who would it be and why? Ryan Nyhuis, he cooks a good roast 

Favourite café AND what do you order? Café Royal, steak sandwich 

Hidden talent? Piano 

Guilty pleasure? White chocolate

Go to karaoke song? Dancing Queen – ABBA

Coach’s pet? Luke Ryan

Most inspiring movie? Coach Carter

Best concert attended? Rufus

Passion outside of football? Piano

Favourite movie character? Morgan Freeman

Grand Final – day, twilight or night? Day 

Bounce – yes or no? Yes

Favourite AFLW player? Katie Brennan

Team barracked or as a kid? Collingwood

Three apps you cant live without? Instagram, Banking, NBA

Twitter or instagram? Instagram

Life motto? Never forget where you come from

Do you have any pets? Spoodle named Chester

Favourite holiday spot? Bright, Victoria