Anthony Ingerson

Image DOB: 13 October 1969

MFC Debut: Round 1, 1996 against Geelong at MCG
Last Game: Round 12, 2001 against Brisbane Lions at Gabba

From: Central Districts/Adelaide

Number: 27 1996-2001

Grand Final team - 2000

Games: 121 (158 total)
Goals: 15 (40 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %

The son of former SA tourism minister Graham Ingerson won a best and fairest at Central Districts in 1992 before being recruited to join the Crows. After 15 games in his first season he played just 22 over the next three and was close to giving the game away and dedicating himself to the family building business when he was thrown a lifeline by Melbourne.

Initially used as a forward, as he was in Adelaide, Ingerson developed into the team's best defender and finished 5th in the 1997 Best and Fairest. In 1999 he was selected in the South Australian state team but didn't play. In that year he was also Deputy Vice Captain of Melbourne.

The decline of Jamie Shanahan and Marcus Seecamp left him as his side's only experienced key defender that year, and he was an important part of Melbourne's success. Ingerson lined up on the deadly Matthew Lloyd in the 2000 Grand Final.

After first tearing a cartilage in the pre-season, persistent knee injuries and a sore back forced him to retire in July 2001. The next year Ingerson served as a part-time backline coach, and in 2006 was a part-time assistant at Hawthorn.

1996 18100
1997 2240
1998 2416
1999 2200
2000 2500
2001 1000
Tribunal Record
Round 20, 1996 Striking 2 matches

Interstate recruits

Herald Sun - 18/02/2001

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