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Go Figure: Dangerfield's 100th

Patrick Dangerfield celebrates his first Crows win on debut in 2008
Patrick Dangerfield celebrates his first Crows win on debut in 2008

2.92 seconds – The time Dangerfield recorded in the 20m sprint at the 2007 Draft Combine.

Four – Dangerfield is one of only four players to have claimed the AFL Grand Final sprint in consecutive years. He’s the reigning sprint title holder and also crossed the finish line first in 2011.

Six – Danger’s career-best goal haul against Gold Coast in Round Eight, 2011.

8.4 – Goals Dangerfield kicked for the Geelong Falcons in an Under-18 game against the Calder Cannons in 2008. Despite being a Crows-listed player at the time, he was granted permission to play in the TAC Cup competition.

10 – The draft pick Adelaide used to select Patrick Dangerfield in the 2007 National Draft.

11 – Dangerfield’s best time in the 100m sprint is sub-11 seconds.

17 – Danger’s age at the time of being drafted. He remained at home in Victoria to complete his Year 12 studies at Oberon High, where he was school captain, before relocating to Adelaide at the end of 2008. The draft age has since been lifted to 18.

18 years, 135 days – Dangerfield’s age on debut against Essendon in Round 20, 2008.

19 – The number Dangerfield wore in his first two games in 2008. He switched to the No.32 ahead of the start of the 2009 season.

21 – Dangerfield’s ranking on Adelaide’s all-time leading goalkicker leaderboard.

23 – Brownlow Medal votes he polled in 2012 to finish seventh overall. He’s collected a career total of 32 votes from the umpires. Only Scott Thompson (115) has polled more of the current Crows players.

39 – The star Crow’s best-ever possession tally against Port Adelaide in Round Five, 2012. The performance earned him the Showdown Medal for best on ground.

59 – Danger has kicked goals in 59 of his 99 career games for a total of 110.

101 – Votes he polled in Adelaide’s 2012 Club Champion award to finish runner-up to Thompson (112).

60 – The number of games Dangerfield has played in succession. He hasn’t missed a match since Round 20, 2010.

162 – Dangerfield was the 162nd player to represent the Adelaide Football Club in an official game.

1,069 – The approximate population (according to 2011 census) of Danger’s home town, Moggs Creek, on the Great Ocean Road.

2007 – Year he toured South Africa with the AIS-AFL Academy.

2009 – Danger won the M.A Bickley Award in ‘09’, recognising the achievements of first or second year players on and off the field. He also earned a Rising Star nomination in Round Three of this season.

2012 – The explosive midfielder earned his first All-Australian crown last season.


Saturday’s match will be Dangerfield’s 100th. Commemorate the star Crow’s milestone with a limited-edition t-shirt exclusive to CROWmania.