Luke Jackson

Image DOB: 29 September 2001

Debut: Round 2, 2020 vs Carlton at Docklands
Last MFC game: Semi Final 2022 vs Brisbane Lions at MCG

From: Bullcreek-Leeming/East Fremantle, selection #3 2019 National Draft

Number: 6 (2020-2022)

Best Young Player - 2020
Rising Star nominations - Round 10, 2020 vs Adelaide and Round 8, 2021 vs Sydney
Rising Star winner - 2021
Premiership player - 2021

Games: 52
Goals: 30
Career statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %

Statistical categories led:
Equal most goal assists in a game - (4) Grand Final 2021

Ruckman/forward selected with Melbourne's first pick in the 2019 Draft. The Under 18 All-Australian had previously represented Australia at the Under 17 Basketball World Cup, before concentrating on football.

Jackson played six games in his first season, winning a Rising Star nomination before a hamstring injury ended his year. At the end of the season he signed a two year contract extension.

In his second year, Jackson proved a handy forward and ruckman. He was won a second Rising Star nomination in Round 8, and kicked a career high four goals in Round 20. At the end of the season, Jackson was the overall winning of the Rising Star award, and played an important role in Melbourne's Grand Final victory, helping drive a quick burst of goals at the end of the third quarter that turned the game.

Jackson played a further 22 games in 2022, under speculation that he would request a trade to a Western Australian based team at the end of the season. Shortly after Melbourne's elimination from the season, he formally advised the club of his intention to leave.

2020 630
2021 24163
2022 22112

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