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Paul Prymke

Image DOB: 8 December 1970

Debut: Round 1, 1994 against Geelong at MCG
Last Game: Round 6, 1996 against West Coast at Princes Park

From: Mildura/West Torrens/Woodville-West Torrens, Selection #53 1993 Pre-Season draft

Number: 19 1994-1996

Honours:
Best First Year Player - 1994

Games: 49
Goals: 2
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
2102842.85

Initially from Mildura, Prymke failed to attract the attention of Richmond recruiters while playing in their zone. He then moved to South Australia. He was first drafted by the Demons at the end of 1992 but opted to stay in South Australia and was rewarded by playing in an SANFL Premiership side in 1993.

Opting to cross to Melbourne after that success he was an instant hit in defence. Playing almost every game over his first two seasons he finished third in the 1995 Best and Fairest but saw his career destroyed by injury after that.

A chronic form of rheumatoid arthritis in his back kept him to just four games in 1996, and none in 1997 before he retired after round 16 that year.

In his autobiography Garry Lyon named Prymke as one of the best defenders he had played with.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1994 2410
1995 2110
1996 400

Lists
Interstate Recruits
Near Misses
SANFL

Media
Football Australia - September 1994

Links
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 27 December 2016 15:04:12 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 17)

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