Special Sub-Topic: Tony Lockett
|When did Tony Lockett make his senior debut?|
1983. Tony Lockett had a great start to his career kicking two goals including a goal with his first kick in VFL/AFL footy at centre half forward. He lined up on Geelong's Ray Card that day and Lockett's team, St Kilda lost by under a goal.
|How many goals did Tony Lockett kick in his first three matches of the 1991 season?|
34. He kicked 12, 10, 12 in his three matches after having a cracked vertebrae that he suffered in a collision with West Coast's Steve Malaxos during the first round of the 1991 Foster's Cup.
|Tony Lockett was born in the year that his first club St Kilda won their first flag in 1966.|
t. Tony Lockett was born on the 9th March 1966.
|What was Tony Lockett's best season for goalkicking in his career?|
1992. Tony Lockett kicked 132 goals in 1992, followed by 127 in 1991, 121 in 1996, and 117 in 1987.
|Tony Lockett got suspended for eight weeks for breaking which player's nose in 1994?|
Peter Caven. The eight week suspension was the heaviest penalty that Tony Lockett ever got. However, there was some consolation for 'Plugger' as he was known, as he kicked 11 goals and his team, St Kilda came back from a 8 goal (48 point) deficit, seven minutes into the last quarter to win by 1 point.
|When did Tony Lockett announce that he would come back from retirement to play for the Sydney Swans in 2002?|
November/December 2001. Tony Lockett announced the comeback that ended in tragedy. Only 3 games and 3 goals in 2002 made people think 'What is the point of Plugger coming back at 36?' or 'Why should we even bother to have Plugger back in the AFL?'
|What was the cause of Tony Lockett ending the 1988 season in Round 11 against Footscray?|
Ankle injury. The ankle injury cost him the season and St Kilda's leading goalkicker award. The award went to Nicky Winmar with 43 goals. Lockett kicked 35 goals from just 8 games. But the injury did not end high drama! Once at his local hospital, Lockett threw crutches at the media and they bruised a cameraman's ribs, but doctors say they should be fine.
|When did Tony Lockett kicked his 1300th goal?|
Round 10, 1999. Tony Lockett needed to kick only three goals against Collingwood to break the all-time record of 1299 goals. Those three came in the first quarter. He ended up kicking nine for the day.
|Was Tony Lockett ever a vice-captain for St Kilda?|
y. Lockett was deputy vice-captain of the Saints in the late 80's then he got promoted to vice-captain in 1992. He was never vice-captain or captain of the Swans.
|How many games did Tony Lockett play in his career?|
281. He played for 18 seasons despite injury and suspension restricting him to 281 games. He averaged 15.611 games and 75.555 goals a season.
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