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Hampton retires

Curtly Hampton has made the decision to retire from the AFL, effective immediately

1:55pm Jul 18, 2018

Team: Betts headlines inclusions

Crows opt for speed for must-win game against the Cats

6:21pm Jul 11, 2018

By The Numbers: Round 16

Rory Laird had his 11th 30+ disposal game of 2018 against Richmond

12:00pm Jul 9, 2018

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Know Your Crow: Curtly Hampton

12:41pm  Feb 9, 2016

Curtly Hampton Presser January 29

11:54am  Jan 29, 2016

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185 cm
90 kg

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior clubs: Pioneers (NT)/NT Thunder
AFL clubs: GWS Giants
Recruited from: GWS Giants
AFL debut: v Sydney, Round One, 2012
Brownlow votes: -

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Hampton made his Crows debut in Round One and played the first nine games of the season before seriously injuring his ankle and missing three months. The line-breaking utility returned in the SANFL late in the season, but was unable to force his way into Adelaide’s finals-bound AFL team. After spending his first season at the Club in defence, Hampton moved into the midfield in 2017 and added a different dimension with his size, speed and aggression. He collected 21 disposals, 10 tackles and two goals in his best performance of the season against Gold Coast in Round Five.

Season by Season

Season by Season

Had an injury-interrupted first year at West Lakes. A stress reaction in his foot kept Hampton sidelined for the first half of the season. Eventually made his Club debut in the SANFL in Round 15 against Sturt and showed class and composure from half-back. Played every game with the SANFL side for the rest of the year, averaging 17 disposals a match. Spent stints as an onballer during the State League side’s finals run and impressed with his run and carry through the middle. Training with the midfielders this pre-season and has his sights set on a return to AFL action in 2017.

Season by Season

Adelaide targeted the quick and skilful Hampton in the 2015 Trade Period. Originally recruited as a Northern Territory zone selection in 2010, Hampton played 51 games in four AFL seasons with Greater Western Sydney. At 187cm and 91kg, he has versatility to play at either end of the ground, as well as in midfield/wing positions. A former captain of the AIS-AFL Academy, Hampton spent time in Adelaide previously as a boarder at Immanuel College.

Season by Season

Named part of the Giants’ emerging leaders group, Hampton starred off half-back through the first seven rounds of the season before an ankle problem interrupted his progress. Returned in Round 10 and played another three games, however a serious shoulder injury saw the skilful backman sidelined for another seven weeks. Will be eager to put his injury troubles behind him in 2015.

Season by Season

Played a career-best 18 games averaging 15 disposals as one of Greater Western Sydney's most important rebounding defenders. Hampton, who played forward as a junior, gathered a career-high 31 possessions and nine rebound 50ms against Collingwood in Round 18, and was also influential in the Giants' win over Melbourne the following week with 24 touches and seven marks.

Season by Season

A highly athletic player from Alice Springs, Hampton made his AFL debut in Greater Western Sydney’s first-ever game against the Swans. The former AIS-AFL Academy graduate started the year in the forward line, but relished a switch into defence midway through the season where he was consistently able to read the play and contain his direct opponent. Played the final 10 games of the year in succession and 17 overall in an encouraging debut year.


By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played
    • Kicks
    • Handballs
    • Disposals
    • Marks
    • Hit-Outs
    • Tackles
    • Goals
    • AFL Fantasy

2019 Highlights

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

2019 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 63
    • Kicks 8.4
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 14.4
    • Marks 3.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.3
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 59.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 Collingwood Rd 18, 2013
Handballs 14 Gold Coast Suns Rd 5, 2017
Disposals 31 Collingwood Rd 18, 2013
Marks 9 Sydney Swans Rd 1, 2013
Hit-outs 1 Richmond Rd 10, 2014
Tackles 10 Gold Coast Suns Rd 5, 2017
Goals 3 Adelaide Crows Rd 4, 2012
AFL Fantasy 119 Gold Coast Suns Rd 5, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF


Frees For
Frees Against
AFL Fantasy points



50 AFL Games: v Gold Coast, Round 16, 2015


Nickname: Curt, Choc

What was your best break in life: Moving to Adelaide

Best piece of advice your mother gave you: Never forget where you came from

If you weren’t a footballer, what would you like to be: Boxer or rapper

Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by: The loudest one in the room is the weakest in the room

If you could ask someone to be your mentor, who would it be: Michael Jordan

Morning or evening person: Morning

Favourite timeslot to play in: 1:10pm

Favourite TV caller/commentator: Dennis Cometti

Worst injury: AC

How many text messages do you send a day: 15

Three phone apps you can’t live without: NBA, Instagram, Snapchat

Favourite Twitter account you follow: Don’t have Twitter

Most embarrassing song in your iTunes: Mariah Carey - Hero

Best concert you’ve been to: Drake

Where did you holiday after last season: Home: Alice Springs

Favourite sport other than football: NBA, Boxing

What sport would you like to compete in at the 2016 Olympics: 100m sprint

Can you change a spare tyre: Yes #bushmechanics

Do you iron your own shirts: Yes

Favourite restaurant: Charlie’s all you can eat

Do you believe in UFOs: Yes

What three items would you take to a desert island: Water, lighter, eggs

Any special hobbies or interests: Cooking

Three famous people you would like to meet: Michael Jordan, Floyd Mayweather, Denzel Washington

What do you have that is of great value to you, but no one else: My Aussie Bulldog Choc