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CLINTON BENJAMIN - Carlton
Gerrick Weedon - Eagles debutant May 2011
First pick in the 2011 draft - the Cats selected Joel Hamling from the Claremont Football Club. He hails from Broome.
32 JOEL HAMLING
(Cable Beach, Claremont, 18, 194cm, 80kg)
Extremely skinny forward who needs time to build a body but plays with some natural creativity.
He was delisted by Geelong without a senior game in 2014
Nov 1, 2013 - Played 13 games at VFL level and kicked three goals Also played once in NAB Cup.
Joel Hamling Debut game Round 9 May 30th 2015 with Western Bulldogs against GWS.
PLAYED IN WESTERN BULLDOGS SUCCESSFUL GRAND FINAL 2016
The 23 year old graduated from Broome High School. He marked Lance Franklin restricting him to just 16 disposals, 8 marks and 1 goal. Hamling played in the 2009 Cable Beach Premiership.
He is the first AFL Premiership player with his beginnings in Broome.
(Courtesy: Broome Advertiser - June 2015)
2020 Joel had two surgeries on his troublesome ankle
|Last played for GWS Giants in 2011|
|Born: September 9, 1992|
|Playing Height: 183cm Playing Weight: 75kg Position: Forward|
|Last Drafted: Round 1, Pick #6 2010 Rookie Draft|
|Last Drafted By: GWS Giants|
(Courtesy of the Advertiser Sept 2014)
2020: Jack Martin had a stella year after being picked up by Carlton in the pre-season draft as a priority pick and showed plenty of class during the 2020 Season. He passed 100 games milestone. He was a reliable midfielder and nominated for the goal of the year.
Bailey Bamfield - born in Broome (his father Rob played for Bulls). Played Junior footy in Broome and moved to Perth aged 15. Was Claremont's Best and Fairest in 2016. Taken as pick 5 in the rookie draft by the Dockers. Showed scintillating form in the pre season of 2018 with the Senior team.
BAILEY BAMFIELD - RECRUITED FROM BROOME - TAKEN IN THE ROOKIE DRAFT AS A 19 YEAR OLD BY THE FREMANTLE FOOTBALL CLUB IN 2018
Bailey only played 5 games in 2020
Anthony Treacy drafted as a Rookie by the West Coast Eagles Nov 2019 (courtesy Broome Advertiser)
Courtesy Broome Advertiser Dec 12th 2019