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Steven Pitt

Image DOB: 22 July 1973

MFC Debut: Round 8, 2000 against Port Adelaide at Football Park
Last Game: Round 12, 2001 against Brisbane Lions at Gabba

From: Norwood/Collingwood, Selection #11, 1999 Pre-Season Draft

Number: 14 2000-2001

Honours:
VFL premiership player - 2000

Games: 5 (18 total)
Goals: 2 (16 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
30260.00

A forward who debuted with Norwood in 1992, Pitt was recruited by Collingwood in 1996 and had a purple patch in the middle of his first season when he kicked 11 goals in three weeks. Despite this early success he chose to walk away from the game the 1997 pre-season to return to his job as a police officer in South Australia.

Believing that he regretted the decision, the Western Bulldogs picked him up in the 1997 pre-season draft but Pitt opted to remain in Adelaide and never played a senior game for the Dogs. He returned to Norwood and won a premiership. After capturing their 1999 Best and Fairest, Melbourne was prompted to offer him a third chance at league footy.

This time he took the opportunity to return to Victoria, but after a delayed start to the 2000 season due to a shoulder injury the now 26-year-old Pitt saw limited game time in three matches.

Even though he often showed promise in VFL games, he struggled to earn a senior spot and returned to Norwood before moving to Salisbury North in 2003. He also played for the South Australian police side, Tea Tree Gully in the local amateurs, and for Renmark in 2012.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
2000 320
2001 200

Lists
Collingwood
Interstate recruits
SANFL

Media
Age - 02/05/1997
Age - 30/01/2000
Herald Sun - 28/04/2000

Links
Policeman footballers - Boyles Football Photos
Collingwood Forever profile
Profile from melbfc.com.au - 2001
Redlegs Museum profile
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 29 January 2019 10:43:56 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 23)

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