AFL Players

Hampton Rovers Football Club has a strong presence at the elite level, with eight players currently on AFL lists in 2021 who played either junior or senior football at the club. Most recently, Miles Bergman was picked up by Port Adelaide as their top pick in the 2019 Draft, while three players were picked in the top 10 in their respective years (Angus Brayshaw, Andrew Brayshaw and Christian Salem). Two players were delisted following the 2020 season – Hamish Brayshaw (West Coast Eagles) and Harry Reynolds (Sydney Swans, Rookie).

Current AFL Players

Karl Amon

Karl AMON

PORT ADELAIDE #15
Junior Clubs:
 Hampton Rovers, East Sandringham
Rovers Games: 7 (2011-2012)
School: Haileybury
Recruited from: Sandringham Dragons
Drafted: 2013 (pick 68)
AFL Debut: 2015 round 7

Miles Bergman

Miles BERGMAN

PORT ADELAIDE #14
Junior Clubs:
 Hampton Rovers, East Brighton (U13-14)
Rovers Games: 92 (2009-2018)
School: St Bedes College
Drafted: 2019 (pick 14)
AFL Debut: 2021 round 1

Angus Brayshaw

Angus BRAYSHAW

MELBOURNE #10
Junior Club:
 Hampton Rovers
Rovers Games: 124 (2003-2011)
School: Haileybury
Recruited from: Sandringham Dragons
Drafted: 2014 (pick 3)
AFL Debut: 2015 round 1

Andrew Brayshaw

Andrew BRAYSHAW

FREMANTLE DOCKERS #8
Junior Club:
 Hampton Rovers
Rovers Games: 112 (2008-2014)
School: Haileybury
Recruited from: Sandringham Dragons
Drafted: 2017 (pick 2)
AFL Debut: 2018 round 1

Brayden Maynard

Brayden MAYNARD

COLLINGWOOD #37
Junior Club:
 Hampton Rovers
Rovers Games: 53 (2010-2013)
School: De La Salle
Recruited from: Sandringham Dragons
Drafted: 2014 (pick 30)
AFL Debut: 2015 round 14

Christian Salem

Christian SALEM

MELBOURNE #3
Junior Club:
 Hampton Rovers
Rovers Games: 70 (2004-2010)
School: Brighton Grammar
Recruited from: Sandringham Dragons
Drafted: 2013 (pick 9)
AFL Debut: 2014 round 6

Will Walker

Will WALKER

NORTH MELBOURNE #4
Junior Club:
 Hampton Rovers
Rovers Games: 32 (2014-2017)
School: Melbourne High
Recruited from: Sandringham Dragons
Drafted: 2017 (pick 23)
AFL Debut: 2018 round 19

Jayden Hunt

Jayden HUNT

MELBOURNE #29
Junior Clubs:
 East Sandringham, Hampton Rovers
Rovers Games: 10 (2011)
School: Brighton Grammar
Recruited from: Sandringham Dragons
Drafted: 2013 (pick 57)
AFL Debut: 2016 round 4

Former AFL/VFL Players

The Hampton Rovers Football Club has had in excess of 20 players who’ve played with the club in the VAFA (U19/Seniors) and progressed to play in the VFL/AFL, including Brownlow Medallist Ross Smith. Below is a list of them, and more recently, those who played junior or senior football at the Rovers, progressed to the AFL but are no longer on AFL lists.

NAMECLUBSPANMATCHESGOALSROVERS
Bill RobinsonHawthorn1938-193963Seniors
Murray JohnstoneSt Kilda194532Seniors
Tom McNeilSt Kilda1951-195280Seniors
Nevin PaynterMelbourne1950-51; 1953120Seniors
Dave BlandSt Kilda1951-19553625Seniors
Stuart LennieSt Kilda19551012Seniors
Peter LucasCollingwood1949-19591771Seniors
Roy HarperFootscray1952-19554026Seniors
John KeltonSouth Melbourne1957-1960214Seniors
Larry RoweRichmond1958-1961206Seniors
Alan HayesRichmond1959-19622310Seniors
Barry CameronRichmond1959-19669621Seniors
Graham CooperHawthorn1959-1965906Seniors
Keith JonesSt KildaSeniors
Mick CloverCarltonSeniors
Bruce BlaineyRichmond196010Seniors
Bob MortonSt Kilda1962-19654258Seniors
Ross SmithSt Kilda1961-72; 1975234231Seniors
Dylan SmithNorth Melbourne, Fremantle2001-2005214Juniors
Danny HughesMelbourne201022Seniors
Chris DawesCollingwood, Melbourne2008-2016121130Juniors
Ted RichardsEssendon, Sydney2002-201626134Juniors
Ty VickeryRichmond, Hawthorn2009-2017125160Juniors
Corey MaynardMelbourne2017-201921Juniors
Hamish BrayshawWest Coast Eagles2018-202010Juniors
(117 G)
Harry ReynoldsSydney Swans2019-2020 (Rookie)00Juniors
(44 G)

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