When he told a story he traced the fold in a tablecloth with his forefinger just like you. But it’s the new generation of Indigenous footballers who are on their way to stealing the limelight. [2] After his third match, he was named the round nominee for the rising star for his performance in the twenty-nine point win against Melbourne at Etihad Stadium in round three, in which he recorded twenty-three disposals and five tackles. Brandan Parfitt lifts the Geelong spirits by providing a strong tackle, The Cats extend their narrow lead after a clever snap goal from Brandan Parfitt. After seven rounds of the AFL season, three of the nominees for the league’s Rising Star award are Aboriginal Australians. During the round seven AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the Carlton Blues at Melbourne Cricket Ground on May 6, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. Player Sponsor: Simon Couch & Catherine McLeod. The 19-year-old had 21 disposals, 10 of those contested, two goals, four marks, three clearances and three tackles.

"I saw an old man, Mother. He then made the near-3000km journey to live in Perth for four years, to go to school and better develop his football. Brandan Parfitt (born 27 April 1998) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). From Halls Creek in Western Australia, Petrevski-Seton was honoured to receive the acknowledgement for his hard work and success, but felt it was still just the beginning. “Adapting to bigger bodies is difficult at times (being) obviously undersized, but I think you’re out there to play footy and you just focus on your own game and performing well.”. Starting his career as a smart half-forward, the NT product gradually increased his midfield minutes in his 20 games in 2019. Brandan Parfitt leads the entire AFL in tackles per game with nine. [1] He made his debut in the forty-two point win against Fremantle in the opening round of the 2017 season at Domain Stadium. Source: Getty Images AsiaPac. Petrevski-Seton joins Sam Powell-Pepper (round one) and Brandan Parfitt (round three) to have received a nomination for the league’s Rising Star. Player performance throughout this season & their full career, Brandan Parfitt met draft day with some uncertainty he has played finals every year…, Dangerfield set out to educate himself on who our five Indigenous players are.…. He was drafted by the Geelong Football Club with their first selection and twenty-sixth overall in the 2016 national draft.

Brandan Parfitt (2017-) Thread starter Pure_Ownage; ... Can't disagree that there are a disproportionate number of great Aboriginal footballers compared to their population size. applicable to the Aboriginal culture. The 180cm-tall and 74kg midfielder-forward was drafted from WAFL club Claremont and said there are obvious adjustments to be made in order to succeed at the highest level. Geelong has continued the rotation of its side to keep its playing stocks fresh.

Missing one match early with a thigh complaint, Parfitt then sat out four games in the second half of the year with an ongoing back concern before returning for …

In much of the published literature, cultural sensitivity implies that a "dominant" culture has an important educational or health care program that can be applied to anotherculture in a "culturallysensitiveway". And with so much of 2017 still to play, one of these three, or even a number of other yet-to-be-nominated players, could be joining the likes of Byron Pickett (1998), Adam Goodes (1999) and Danyle Pearce (2006) in being recognised as the AFL’s best young talent.

Congratulations to @CarltonFC's Sam Petrevski-Seton on being named the round seven @NAB AFL Rising Star nominee! It continues a strong tradition of Aboriginal players making an instant impact on football’s biggest stage.

Petrevski-Seton joins Sam Powell-Pepper (round one) and Brandan Parfitt (round three) to have received a nomination for the league’s Rising Star. Get to the Retro Round game early this weekend to get your hands on these limited…, Brandan Parfitt speaks after the Cats win over the Swans at GMHBA Stadium, thanks to…, Patrick Dangerfield breaks through the pack and handballs to Brandan Parfitt who…, Chris Scott speaks to the media ahead of Geelong's match against the West Coast…, Find out which two Cats featured in the coaches' votes, Brandan Parfitt looks forward to playing in Sir Doug Nicholls Round each year, Brandan Parfitt has received a fine for an incident against Port Adelaide. “I think it’s always, probably for every first year (player) you’re a bit under sized. 12.5k Followers, 818 Following, 116 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Brandan Parfitt (@brandan.parfitt) “The game itself against Collingwood, there’s the arch rivalry between the clubs, but I think that’s one of the reasons I moved here to play in Melbourne where it’s the home of footy. Adelaide’s Betts has wowed footy fans around the country in the early stages of 2017 and is currently second in the league’s goal kicking tally. Enjoy some highlights of Brandan Parfitt's impressive 2019 season. [3], Parfitt playing for Geelong in April 2019, "AFL Draft 2016: Geelong Cats top pick, NT's Brandan Parfitt, is ready to repay the faith", "Geelong Cats 2017: Tom Stewart and Brandon Parfitt set for Cats debut", "New Cats' No.3 named Rising Star nominee", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Brandan_Parfitt&oldid=965928313, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 July 2020, at 08:08.

Petrevski-Seton said it is a different challenge adjusting to life in Melbourne, but these are the type of tasks he wants to take on and master.

Missing one match early with a thigh complaint, Parfitt then sat out four games in the second half of the year with an ongoing back concern before returning for the finals. Possessing smarts through traffic, Parfitt will look to step up his time as a midfielder in 2020. Brandan Parfitt Starting his career as a smart half-forward, the NT product gradually increased his midfield minutes in his 20 games in 2019. Presented by Ford. “Just being a bit more composed and starting to play the footy that I want to play in the team.”. “I’m still finding my feet at the AFL level and how to play the game,” he said.