The Fastest AFL Players In 2020 Revealed

Data is beautiful. Call me a full-blown dork, but there’s something romantic about the truths they provide in a world that seems inherently chaotic and oftentimes without order. Case in point, the following Telstra Tracker statistics which reveal the fastest AFL players of this year.

Check them out the comprehensive breakdown below.

Top 5 Fastest AFL Players In 2020 (Overall)

  1. Bradley Hill – 36.6km/h
  2. Trent McKenzie – 36.4km/h
  3. Lachie Ash – 35.6km/h + Charlie Cameron – 35.6km/h (tied)
  4. Gary Rohan – 35.2km/h
  5. Chayce Jones – 35.1km/h

Adelaide Crows

Top-five fastest AFL players



  1. Chayce Jones – 35.1km/h v Hawthorn, round 15
  2. Lachlan Murphy – 33.4 km/h v North Melbourne, round 9
  3. Jake Kelly – 32.2km/h v Geelong, round 13
  4. Tyson Stengle – 32.2km/h v North Melbourne, round 9
  5. Luke Brown – 32.1km/h v North Melbourne, round 9

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Chayce Jones – 35.1km/h v Hawthorn, round 15
  2. Lachlan Murphy – 33.4 km/h v North Melbourne, round 9
  3. Lachlan Murphy – 33.3 km/h v Geelong, round 13
  4. Chayce Jones – 33km/h v St Kilda, round 7
  5. Jake Kelly – 32.2km/h v Geelong, round 13

Brisbane Lions

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Charlie Cameron – 35.6km/h v Essendon, round 9
  2. Eric Hipwood – 33.9km/h v Sydney, round 17
  3. Brandon Starcevich – 33.7km/h v Hawthorn, round 1
  4. Jarrod Berry – 33.7km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 11
  5. Lachie Neale – 32km/h v Essendon, round 9

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Charlie Cameron – 35.6km/h v Essendon, round 9
  2. Eric Hipwood – 33.9km/h v Sydney, round 17
  3. Brandon Starcevich – 33.7km/h v Hawthorn, round 1
  4. Jarrod Berry – 33.7km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 11
  5. Charlie Cameron – 33.6km/h v Gold Coast, round 16

Carlton

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Eddie Betts – 33.9km/h v Collingwood, round 14
  2. Mitch McGovern – 33.6km/h v Greater Western Sydney, round 15
  3. Liam Jones – 33.6km/h v Gold Coast, round 13
  4. Jack Newnes – 33.4km/h v Greater Western Sydney, round 15
  5. Matthew Cottrell 33.1km/h v Greater Western Sydney, round 15

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Eddie Betts – 33.9km/h v Collingwood, round 14
  2. Mitch McGovern – 33.6km/h v Greater Western Sydney, round 15
  3. Liam Jones – 33.6km/h v Gold Coast, round 13
  4. Jack Newnes – 33.4km/h v Greater Western Sydney, round 15
  5. Matthew Cottrell – 33.1km/h v Greater Western Sydney, round 15

Collingwood

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Will Hoskin-Elliott – 34km/h v Gold Coast, round 17
  2. John Noble – 33.8km/h v St Kilda, round 3
  3. Jamie Elliott – 33.7km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 1
  4. Jaidyn Stephenson – 33.2km/h v West Coast, round 8
  5. Jeremy Howe – 33.2km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 1

Fastest speeds clocked in a game



  1. Will Hoskin-Elliott – 34km/h v Gold Coast, round 17
  2. John Noble – 33.8km/h v St Kilda, round 3
  3. Jamie Elliott – 33.7km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 1
  4. Jaidyn Stephenson – 33.2km/h v West Coast, round 8
  5. Jeremy Howe – 33.2km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 1

Essendon

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Adam Saad – 34.1km/h v Sydney, round 2
  2. Brayden Ham – 33.6km/h v Richmond, round 13
  3. Matt Guelfi – 33km/h v St Kilda, round 12
  4. Orazio Fantasia – 32.9km/h v Fremantle, round 1
  5. Conor McKenna – 32.7km/h v North Melbourne, round 6

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Adam Saad – 34.1km/h v Sydney, round 2
  2. Brayden Ham – 33.6km/h v Richmond, round 13
  3. Adam Saad – 33.1km/h v Fremantle, round 1
  4. Matt Guelfi – 33km/h v St Kilda, round 12
  5. Adam Saad – 32.9km/h v GWS Giants, round 10

Fremantle

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Brandon Matera – 34km/h v Collingwood, round 9
  2. Michael Frederick – 33.8km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 18
  3. Andrew Brayshaw – 33.1km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 18
  4. Mitch Crowden – 32.9km/h v Melbourne, round 16
  5. Luke Ryan – 32.9km/h v Essendon, round 1

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Brandon Matera – 34km/h v Collingwood, round 9
  2. Michael Frederick – 33.8km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 18
  3. Michael Frederick – 33.1km/h v Melbourne, round 16
  4. Andrew Brayshaw – 33.1km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 18
  5. Mitch Crowden – 32.9km/h v Melbourne, round 16

Geelong Cats

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Gary Rohan – 35.2km/h v Sydney, round 18
  2. Zach Tuohy – 34.5km/h v Collingwood, round 7
  3. Tom Stewart – 33.4km/h v St Kilda, round 11
  4. Brandan Parfitt – 32.8km/h v West Coast, round 9
  5. Brad Close – 32.8km/h v Adelaide, round 13

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Gary Rohan – 35.2km/h v Sydney, round 18
  2. Gary Rohan – 35km/h v Collingwood, round 7
  3. Gary Rohan – 34.7km/h v Fremantle, round 8
  4. Gary Rohan – 34.7km/h v St Kilda, round 11
  5. Zach Tuohy – 34.5km/h v Collingwood, round 7

Gold Coast Suns

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Lachie Weller – 35km/h v St Kilda, round 10
  2. Izak Rankine – 34.8km/h v Essendon, round 11
  3. Josh Corbett – 34.2km/h v Hawthorn, round 18
  4. Ben King – 33.8km/h v North Melbourne, round 14
  5. Connor Budarick – 33.7km/h v Port Adelaide, round 1

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Lachie Weller – 35km/h v St Kilda, round 10
  2. Izak Rankine – 34.8km/h v Essendon, round 11
  3. Josh Corbett – 34.2km/h v Hawthorn, round 18
  4. Ben King – 33.8km/h v North Melbourne, round 14
  5. Connor Budarick – 33.7km/h v Port Adelaide, round 1

GWS Giants

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Lachie Ash – 35.6km/h v Essendon, round 10
  2. Aidan Corr – 34.1km/h v Gold Coast, round 9
  3. Bobby Hill – 34km/h v Carlton, round 15
  4. Isaac Cumming – 33.7km/h v North Melbourne, round 2
  5. Jeremy Cameron – 33.7km/h v Gold Coast, round 9

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Lachie Ash – 35.6km/h v Essendon, round 10
  2. Aidan Corr – 34.1km/h v Gold Coast, round 9
  3. Bobby Hill – 34km/h v Carlton, round 15
  4. Bobby Hill – 33.8km/h v Adelaide, round 16
  5. Isaac Cumming – 33.7km/h v North Melbourne, round 2

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Hawthorn

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Jarman Impey – 34.2km/h v West Coast, round 12
  2. Oliver Hanrahan – 33.1km/h v North Melbourne, round 4
  3. Paul Puopolo – 32.9km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 17
  4. Sam Frost – 32.0km/h v Sydney, round 8
  5. Tom Scully – 32.0km/h v Richmond, round 3

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Jarman Impey – 34.2km/h v West Coast, round 12
  2. Oliver Hanrahan – 33.1km/h v North Melbourne, round 4
  3. Oliver Hanrahan – 32.9km/h v Port Adelaide, round 13
  4. Paul Puopolo – 32.9km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 17
  5. Paul Puopolo – 32.8km/h v Gold Coast, round 18

Melbourne

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Christian Salem – 34.8km/h v Sydney, round 15
  2. Michael Hibberd – 34.6km/h v Collingwood, round 12
  3. Aaron vandenBerg – 34.3km/h v Fremantle, round 16
  4. Kysaiah Pickett – 34.2km/h v Brisbane, round 8
  5. James Harmes – 33.9km/h v Collingwood, round 12

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Christian Salem – 34.8km/h v Sydney, round 15
  2. Michael Hibberd – 34.6km/h v Collingwood, round 12
  3. Aaron vandenBerg – 34.3km/h v Fremantle, round 16
  4. Kysaiah Pickett – 34.2km/h v Brisbane, round 8
  5. James Harmes – 33.9km/h v Collingwood, round 12

North Melbourne

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Marley Williams – 34.0km/h v Hawthorn, round 4
  2. Jamie Macmillan – 33.1km/h v North Melbourne, round 1
  3. Tarryn Thomas – 32.9km/h v Hawthorn, round 4
  4. Cameron Zurhaar – 32.8km/h v St Kilda, round 1
  5. Shaun Atley – 32.8km/h v Fremantle, round 17

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Marley Williams – 34.0km/h v Hawthorn, round 4
  2. Jamie Macmillan – 33.1km/h v North Melbourne, round 1
  3. Tarryn Thomas – 32.9km/h v Hawthorn, round 4
  4. Cameron Zurhaar – 32.8km/h v St Kilda, round 1
  5. Shaun Atley – 32.8km/h v Fremantle, round 17

Port Adelaide

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Trent McKenzie – 36.4km/h v Gold Coast, round 1
  2. Zak Butters – 33.9km/h v Gold Coast, round 1
  3. Ryan Burton – 33.3km/h v Gold Coast, round 1
  4. Tom Jonas – 33.0km/h v Geelong, round 12
  5. Kane Farrell – 33.0km/h v GWS, round 6

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Trent McKenzie – 36.4km/h v Gold Coast, round 1
  2. Zak Butters – 33.9km/h v Gold Coast, round 1
  3. Ryan Burton – 33.3km/h v Gold Coast, round 1
  4. Tom Jonas – 33.0km/h v Geelong, round 12
  5. Kane Farrell – 33.0km/h v GWS, round 6

Richmond

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Jack Graham – 34.2 km/h v Adelaide, round 18
  2. Oleg Markov – 33.9 km/h v Essendon, round 13
  3. Noah Balta – 33.9 km/h v Geelong, round 17
  4. Marlion Pickett – 33.4 km/h v Geelong, round 17
  5. Shai Bolton – 33.1 km/h v St Kilda, round 4

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Jack Graham – 34.2 km/h v Adelaide, round 18
  2. Oleg Markov – 33.9 km/h v Essendon, round 13
  3. Noah Balta – 33.9 km/h v Geelong, round 17
  4. Marlion Pickett – 33.4 km/h v Geelong, round 17
  5. Marlion Pickett – 33.4 km/h v Western Bulldogs, round 9

St Kilda

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Bradley Hill – 36.6km/h v Richmond, round 4
  2. Dean Kent – 34.4km/h v Carlton, round 5
  3. Dougal Howard – 34.2km/h v GWS, round 18
  4. Dan Butler – 33.8km/h v Collingwood, round 3
  5. Max King – 33.7km/h v North Melbourne, round 1

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Bradley Hill – 36.6km/h v Richmond, round 4
  2. Dean Kent – 34.4km/h v Carlton, round 5
  3. Dougal Howard – 34.2km/h v GWS, round 18
  4. Dan Butler – 33.8km/h v Collingwood, round 3
  5. Max King – 33.7km/h v North Melbourne, round 1

Sydney Swans

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Will Hayward – 34.5km/h v Brisbane, round 17
  2. Nick Blakey – 34.1km/h v Richmond, round 6
  3. Robbie Fox – 33.4km/h v Carlton, round 16
  4. Harry Cunningham – 33.1km/h v Brisbane, round 17
  5. James Bell – 32.7km/h v St Kilda, round 9

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Will Hayward – 34.5km/h v Brisbane, round 17
  2. Nick Blakey – 34.1km/h v Richmond, round 6
  3. Will Hayward – 33.5km/h v St Kilda, round 9
  4. Robbie Fox – 33.4km/h v Carlton, round 16
  5. Will Hayward – 33.1km/h v North Melbourne, round 3

West Coast Eagles

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Jack Petruccelle – 33.6km/h v Melbourne, round 1
  2. Elliot Yeo – 33.4km/h v Gold Coast, round 2
  3. Jamaine Jones – 33.4km/h v West Coast, round 5
  4. Liam Ryan – 33.2km/h v North Melbourne, round 18
  5. Brad Sheppard – 33.0km/h v Brisbane, round 3

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Jack Petruccelle – 33.6km/h v Melbourne, round 1
  2. Elliot Yeo – 33.4km/h v Gold Coast, round 2
  3. Jamaine Jones – 33.4km/h v West Coast, round 5
  4. Liam Ryan – 33.2km/h v North Melbourne, round 18
  5. Liam Ryan – 33.1km/h v St Kilda, round 17

Western Bulldogs

Top-five fastest AFL players

  1. Jason Johannisen – 34.1km/h v Carlton, round 6
  2. Laitham Vandermeer – 33.7km/h v Brisbane, round 11      
  3. Alex Keath, 33.4km/h v Adelaide – round 12
  4. Marcus Bontempelli – 33.1km/h v Richmond, round 9
  5. Bailey Smith – 32.7km/h v Sydney, round 4

Fastest speeds clocked in a game

  1. Jason Johannisen – 34.1km/h v Carlton, round 6
  2. Jason Johannisen – 33.8km/h v Port Adelaide, round 10
  3. Laitham Vandermeer – 33.7km/h v Brisbane, round 11      
  4. Alex Keath – 33.4km/h v Adelaide, round 12
  5. Jason Johannisen – 33.4km/h v Essendon, round 7

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