James Cook

Image DOB: 7 January 1974

MFC Debut: Round 1, 2000 against Richmond at MCG
Last Game: Round 3, 2000 against Sydney at SCG

From: North Hobart/Carlton/Western Bulldogs, Selection #3, 1999 Pre-Season Draft

Number: 8 (2000)

Games: 3 (77 total)
Goals: 8 (139 total)
Career Statistics

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The erratic former Carlton and Western Bulldogs spearhead was delisted by the Dogs at the end of 1999. He joined Melbourne through the pre-season draft after dropping 11kg while training with North Melbourne in the off-season. The Demons had to beat Sydney to his signature, and Cook repaid the faith by kicking six goals in his second game before suffering a season - and ultimately career - ending ankle injury in the first quarter of the next game.

Complications to the injury, and trouble with his quad, cost him eight weeks on the sidelines. He returned to the VFL later in the season but was unable to break into the senior side again and announced his retirement in July 2000 after suggestions the club was set to sack him.

2000 380

Interstate recruits
Western Bulldogs

Herald Sun 16/12/1999
Age - 26/01/2000
Herald Sun 14/07/2000
Herald Sun 15/07/2000

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