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Callinan to captain State League team

Veteran Ian Callinan has been named as the first captain of AFC State League team.

2:48pm Nov 26, 2013

Callinan overcoming all odds

Rookie Ian Callinan stayed remarkably upbeat in a tough 2011 season

12:18pm Dec 9, 2011

Callinan's pride

Despite the Crows' poor performance, Ian Callinan was pleased to finally make his debut

6:48pm Jun 26, 2011

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171 cm
74 kg

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Kingston
Debut: v Geelong Cats, round 14, 2011
Recruited from: Central District
Brownlow Votes: 1

After an injury-ravaged first year at West Lakes, Callinan established his place in the Crows side in 2012. The clever small forward missed only two matches through injury and kicked 39 goals – including four bags of four– to finish equal-second with Kurt Tippett in the Club’s goalkicking.

Season by Season

Season by Season

After joining the Crows in the 2010 Rookie Draft at the age of 27, the four-time Central District premiership player was on track for a round one debut when he sustained a freak bicep injury in the final NAB Challenge game. The tough midfield/forward worked tirelessly in his rehabilitation and was rewarded with a long-awaited AFL debut against Geelong in round 14. He starred in his first outing for Adelaide, gathering 21 possessions and kicking a classy goal. Unfortunately, a hamstring injury limited him to only two more appearances for the season.


By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played
    • Kicks
    • Handballs
    • Disposals
    • Marks
    • Hit-Outs
    • Tackles
    • Goals
    • AFL Fantasy

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 32
    • Kicks 7.7
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 12.7
    • Marks 2.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.9
    • Goals 1.5
    • AFL Fantasy 57.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Gold Coast Suns Rd 1, 2012
Handballs 10 Sydney Swans Rd 11, 2013
Disposals 21 Hawthorn Rd 3, 2012
Marks 8 GWS Giants Rd 16, 2012
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Gold Coast Suns Rd 1, 2012
Goals 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23, 2012
AFL Fantasy 99 Gold Coast Suns Rd 1, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2013 Adelaide Crows 34 36 70 11 0 6 5 17 8 3 317
2012 Adelaide Crows 185 106 291 72 0 10 14 34 39 20 1341
2011 Adelaide Crows 28 19 47 4 0 3 1 10 2 2 188


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Who did you barrack for as a kid: Geelong

Who was your favourite player: Gary Ablett Snr

Who do you think is the next big thing at your club and why: Sam Siggins because he’s Tasmanian

Which teammate is likely to stand in the hole in front of a power forward: Brent Reilly

Who has had the most influence on your career: Matty Armstrong/Roy Laird

What are your pre-game superstitions: Spag Bol before game/ run out in top five

Winning touchdown in the SuperBowl or the winning penalty kick in the Champions League final: penalty kick

Who do you follow on Twitter: don’t follow it

Biggest pest at your club: Matty Jaensch

Teammate most likely to Google his own name: Mitch Grigg

Who is the worst teammate to room with and why: Tom Lynch, talks to much

Which teammate delivers the best sledge: Matty Jaensch

Which teammate is likely to be seen shopping in an exclusive area: Brent Reilly

Who is more likely to buy from an Op Shop: Matty Wright

Name the three most admired people you would like to meet: Tiger Woods, Shane Warne, Michael Jordan

What is your dream place to visit and why: Tassie, because it’s home

Name one food you just can’t stomach: oysters

What food would you love to be able to eat during the footy season but you’re not allowed: KFC

Favourite movie and favourite movie star: Brave Heart/ Russell Crowe

Favourite band or musician: Cold Chisel