DOB: 4 October 1979
From: Sandhurst/Bendigo Pioneers, Selection #39, 1997 National Draft
Described upon his drafting as Midfielder who was something of a ball-magnet in the VSFL this year. Covers a lot of ground. Endurance a strong asset, Blake was assigned number 42 and played 18 games with the reserves in 1998 but failed to cope with the adjustments of moving to the city, studying at university and playing senior football. He was delisted at the end of the year.