He didn't need to lose weight in the past; he had a natural explosive acceleration off the mark and out of the goal square. But the legendary full-forward revealed earlier this year he dropped nearly 30 kilograms in less than 12 months after 'not eating'. Lockett moved to the Swans the following season in what was one of the biggest signings in AFL history at the time. Tony Lockett retired in 1999 after 95 games and 459 goals for the Swans, but three years later he made a much heralded comeback. Nicknamed "Plugger", Lockett is the highest goalscorer in the history of the VFL/AFL with 1,360 goals in a career of 281 games, starting in 1983 with the St Kilda Football Club and ending in 2002 … However, Plugger has lost a lot of weight in his endeavours to get fit, something he has never done with his body before. Plugger finished his 281-game career with the two clubs with a record 1360 goals. Having witnessed the comeback of AFL's greatest goal-kicker last Sunday against Brisbane, I left the SCG a little deflated and puzzled as to which direction the Sydney Swans will take with Lockett. Below, we are providing all possible phone numbers, the manager numbers, email ids, house and office address, and other ways, through which you can talk with your favorite celebrity or Actress. He is the 24th player across 121 years of Australian Rules Football history to be inducted in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame. 'I thought that's enough incentive to get something done here. With his imposing frame and menacing aggression, AFL legend Tony Lockett instilled fear in every opponent who stood against him, Lockett was never shy of a tussle during his career - which spanned over three decades. Those same goals could just as easily be kicked by an up-and-coming forward. He kicked 127 goals in 17 games for St Kilda was in 1991, setting a goals per game record. But before he could lace up his boots, he had a conversation with deputy chief executive Colin Seery which prompted Lockett to announce his retirement - just three games into his ill-fated comeback from a two-year absence. He ended his career as the top VFL/AFL scorer of all-time. Advertisement. BBC presenter Victoria Derbyshire says she will BREAK the rule of six at Christmas because she 'needs' to... Coronavirus can knock eight points off your IQ: Virus causes 'brain fog' that can cause mental damage... Could ASPIRIN be the first over the counter treatment for coronavirus? Your email address will not be published. The 2020 NRL & NRLW Grand Final edition of The Front Row, our exclusive online e-magazine and match programme for Sunday's Grand Final Day! Tony Lockett's retirement yesterday was neither unexpected nor entirely his decision. he was a lot better than the performances he showed. Most of us didn't like what we saw either. They're seen as... PIERS MORGAN: An extraordinary phone call I received from a fired-up Trump this weekend should be a warning... Hunter rented $2,300-a-night luxury LA mansion for a blowout party and 'broke his sober streak' just weeks... Donald Trump praises Amy Coney Barrett's 'towering intellect' as she is sworn in to the Supreme Court by... 'Complaining' black Americans have to 'WANT to be successful' in order to benefit from Trump's policies,... Donald Trump calls Joe Biden a 'pathetic candidate' who he says has 'waved the white flag on life' as he... Did you mean me, Joe? Alister Carr was his teammate on St. Kilda in 1994. Suddenly, in the space of one game, we find two players within the one side able to subdue him. It is understood that while Lockett was given the option of playing this week against Fremantle, he was told he was not part of the club's plans beyond the next couple of weeks. Lockett missed the game through injury and tipped the scales at nearly 120kg at the time. 'All the boys have been great; it's been great to be back and be involved again. 'Nearly didn't recognise Tony Lockett - a slimmed down version from his [playing] days,' a fan commented online. 'Buddy's quite an incredible footballer and it's been really good watching him this year.
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