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2012 All Australian team

All Australian captain Darren Glass
ADELAIDE
Patrick Dangerfield:
Never previously selected. 22 games in 2012. 359 kicks (sixth in the AFL), 93 marks, 241 handballs, averaging 16.3 kicks, 4.2 marks, 11.0 handballs. Tenth in the AFL in total disposals. 22 goals, eight behinds. 147 clearances (fourth in the AFL), 128 inside 50m (second in the AFL), 43 rebound 50m. 72 tackles.

Scott Thompson: Never previously selected. 22 games in 2012. 363 kicks (fifth in the AFL), 95 marks, 288 handballs (ninth in the AFL), averaging 16.5 kicks, 4.3 marks, 13.1 handballs. Fourth in the AFL in total disposals. 10 goals, 13 behinds. 158 clearances (second in the AFL), 90 inside 50m, 42 rebound 50m. 102 tackles.

COLLINGWOOD
Dayne Beams:
Never previously selected. 21 games in 2012. 337 kicks, 97 marks, 319 handballs (fourth in the AFL), averaging 16.0 kicks, 4.6 marks, 15.2 handballs. Third in the AFL in total disposals. 27 goals, 14 behinds. 121 clearances, 96 inside 50m, 34 rebound 50m. 83 tackles.

Scott Pendlebury: All Australian 2010, 2011. 18 games in 2012. 269 kicks, 70 marks, 261 handballs, averaging 14.9 kicks, 3.9 marks, 14.5 handballs. 10 goals, seven behinds. 109 clearances, 67 inside 50m, 41 rebound 50m. 93 tackles.

Dane Swan: All Australian 2009, 2010, 2011. 18 games in 2012. 382 kicks (second in the AFL), 123 marks, 260 handballs, averaging 21.2 kicks, 6.8 marks, 14.4 handballs. Fifth in the AFL in total disposals. 22 goals, 21 behinds. 116 clearances, 78 inside 50m, 40 rebound 50m. 58 tackles.

ESSENDON
Jobe Watson:
Never previously selected. 22 games in 2012. 343 kicks (eighth in the AFL), 106 marks, 295 handballs (eighth in the AFL), averaging 15.6 kicks, 4.8 marks, 13.4 handballs. Sixth in the AFL in total disposals. 20 goals, eight behinds. 154 clearances (third in the AFL), 94 inside 50m, 42 rebound 50m. 105 tackles.
 
FREMANTLE
Luke McPharlin:
Never previously selected. 21 games in 2012. 230 kicks, 171 marks (first in the AFL), 119 handballs, averaging 11.0 kicks, 8.1 marks, 5.7 handballs. One goal, two behinds. Two clearances, 12 inside 50m, 65 rebound 50m. 28 tackles.

GEELONG
Tom Hawkins:
Never previously selected. 21 games in 2012. 194 kicks, 141 marks (eighth in the AFL), 75 handballs, averaging 9.2 kicks, 6.7 marks, 3.6 handballs. 62 goals (second in the AFL), 36 behinds. nine clearances, 44 inside 50m. 25 tackles.

GOLD COAST
Gary Ablett:
All Australian 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 (vice-captain), 2011 (captain). 20 games in 2012. 389 kicks (first in the AFL), 61 marks, 287 handballs (tenth in the AFL), averaging 19.5 kicks, 3.1 marks, 14.4 handballs. Second in the AFL in total disposals. 26 goals, 19 behinds. 132 clearances (ninth in the AFL), 101 inside 50m (ninth in the AFL), 61 rebound 50m. 110 tackles.

HAWTHORN
Grant Birchall:
Never previously selected. 20 games in 2012. 281 kicks, 125 marks, 204 handballs, averaging 14.1 kicks, 6.3 marks, 10.2 handballs. One goal, three behinds. 21 clearances, 67 inside 50m, 55 rebound 50m. 36 tackles.
 
Lance Franklin: All Australian 2008, 2010, 2011. 16 games in 2012. 214 kicks, 92 marks, 74 handballs, averaging 13.4 kicks, 5.8 marks, 4.6 handballs. 59 goals (fourth in the AFL), 52 behinds. 10 clearances, 65 inside 50m, one rebound 50m. 58 tackles.
 
Cyril Rioli: Never previously selected. 20 games in 2012. 188 kicks, 60 marks, 119 handballs, averaging 9.4 kicks, 30 marks, 6.0 handballs. 35 goals, 17 behinds. 45 clearances, 81 inside 50m, six rebound 50m. 108 tackles.

RICHMOND
Trent Cotchin:
Never previously selected: 22 games in 2012. 372 kicks (fourth in the AFL), 92 marks, 234 handballs, averaging 16.9 kicks, 4.2 marks, 10.6 handballs. Eighth in the AFL in total disposals. 21 goals, 16 behinds. 113 clearances, 116 inside 50m (fourth in the AFL), 31 rebound 50m. 107 tackles.
 
Brett Deledio: Never previously selected. 22 games in 2012. 339 kicks (tenth in the AFL), 110 marks, 266 handballs, averaging 15.4 kicks, 5.0 marks, 12.1 handballs. Ninth in the AFL in total disposals. 17 goals, 15 behinds. 82 clearances, 129 inside 50m (first in the AFL), 42 rebound 50m. 102 tackles.

ST KILDA
Sean Dempster:
Never previously selected. 22 games in 2012. 274 kicks, 155 marks (fourth in the AFL), 115 handballs, averaging 12.5 kicks, 7.0 marks, 5.2 handballs. zero goals, two behinds. seven clearances, 41 inside 50m, 72 rebound 50m. 43 tackles.

Stephen Milne: All Australian 2011. 22 games in 2012. 218 kicks, 81 marks, 56 handballs, averaging 9.9 kicks, 3.7 marks, 2.5 handballs. 56 goals (sixth in the AFL), 38 behinds. 11 clearances, 55 inside 50m, seven rebound 50m. 47 tackles.

SYDNEY SWANS
Josh Kennedy:
Never previously selected. 22 games in 2012. 267 kicks, 61 marks, 350 handballs (first in the AFL), averaging 12.1 kicks, 2.8 marks, 15.9 handballs. Seventh in the AFL in total disposals. 24 goals, nine behinds. 164 clearances (first in the AFL), 85 inside 50m, 35 rebound 50m. 109 tackles.
 
Ted Richards: Never previously selected. 22 games in 2012. 173 kicks, 115 marks, 144 handballs, averaging 7.9 kicks, 5.2 marks, 6.5 handballs. Zero goals, zero behinds. Three clearances, 23 inside 50m, 78 rebound 50m. 45 tackles.
 
WEST COAST
Dean Cox:
All Australian 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011. 22 games in 2012. 216 kicks, 133 marks, 136 handballs, averaging 9.8 kicks, 6.0 marks, 6.2 handballs. 558 hit-outs (fifth in the AFL), averaging 25.4 hit-outs. 26 goals, 13 behinds. 59 clearances, 53 inside 50m, 25 rebound 50m. 38 tackles.
 
Darren Glass: All Australian 2006, 2007, 2011. 20 games in 2012. 101 kicks, 100 marks, 151 handballs, averaging 5.1 kicks, 5.0 marks, 7.6 handballs. Zero goals, zero behinds. Five clearances, six inside 50m, 30rebound 50m. 49 tackles.
 
Nic Naitanui: Never previously selected. 20 games in 2012. 109 kicks, 60 marks, 153 handballs, averaging 5.5 kicks, 3.0 marks, 7.7 handballs. 505 hit-outs (seventh in the AFL), averaging 25.3 hit-outs. 22 goals, 13 behinds. 57 clearances, 51 inside 50m, 15 rebound 50m. 70 tackles.
 
Beau Waters: Never previously selected. 19 games in 2012. 276 kicks, 144 marks (fifth in the AFL), 143 handballs, averaging 14.5 kicks, 7.6 marks, 7.5 handballs. Eight goals, four behinds. Three clearances, 52 inside 50m, 61 rebound 50m. 47 tackles.