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17. Josh Kennedy
 Statistics  Career Snapshot
DOB: 25th Aug 1987 Career Games 220
Debut: 2006 Career Goals 558
From: Northampton / East Fremantle / Carlton West Coast Games 198
Height: 196 cm Weight: 101 kg West Coast Goals 547
 Player Information
  Josh Kennedy joined the Eagles as part of the trade that saw former captain Chris Judd move to Carlton. A key position player with potential Kennedy played 22 games in his two seasons with Carlton after being a high first round draft pick in 2005.

After a rocky time with his apparently somewhat forced return to Perth, Kennedy ended up settling in to his new club quite well, developing solidly over his first few seasons at the club. By the time the Eagles were returning as a force in 2011, Kennedy had become a very good tall forward, winning the club's leading goalkicker award - but unfortunately he missed most of the following season with an ankle injury; even when he returned late in the season he struggled to really return to form.

Kennedy progressed to being one of the AFL's leading goalkickers, culminating in winning the Coleman Medal in 2015 with 80 goals, only the second Eagle to win the award, backing up to win it for a second time in 2016. Injuries started to tell, but even so Kennedy was pipped at the post for a third Coleman in 2017, before a 2018 season saw him miss a lot of the regular season, only to return and play a key part in the Eagles 2018 finals, culminating in a Grand Final victory.
 Career Honours
2005: Drafted pick 5 (Carlton)
2007: AFL Pre Season Premiership Player.
2007: Traded to West Coast with Pick 3 (Chris Masten) & Pick 20 (Tony Notte) for Chris Judd & Pick 46 (Dennis Armfield).
2011: West Coast Eagles leading goalkicker (59 Goals).
2013: 100th AFL game.
2013: West Coast leading goalkicker (60 Goals).
2014: West Coast leading goalkicker (61 Goals).
2015: West Coast leading goalkicker (80 goals).
2015: AFL Coleman Medallist (75 goals)
2016: Eagles life membership (150 games)
2016: West Coast leading goalkicker (82 goals)
2016: AFL Coleman Medallist (80 goals)
2017: 200 AFL games
2017: West Coast leading goalkicker (71 goals)
2018: Premiership team
 Career Statistics
A lot of thanks are due to other people for the stats on this page. For all games from 1993-2002, thanks to Paul at AFL Stats http://stats.rleague.com/afl/afl_index.html. For the 1987-1992 stats, much thanks to carneagles for providing me a copy of the stats created for corkintheocean, probably the best footy blog out there. Go read it!


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