AFL Sydney Men’s Rising Star – Round Eleven Nominee

Meet our Round Eleven Men’s Rising Star nominee, James Lugsdin:

Player Profile

Name: James Lugsdin

AFL Sydney Club: Manly Warringah Wolves

Nickname: Luggo

Junior AFL Club: Manly Bombers JAFC

Position: Half Back Flank

Favourite activity to do outside of football: 

Going to the beach with mates

What is one thing that we don’t know about this Rising Star that they are well known for around the club?

Luggo’s known for his energy and dedication

What role do they play for the club both on and off the field?

Luggo is involved with the Swans academy and still manages to support the club and help out at training after he has carried out his commitments with Swans training.

The night before the game what will they most likely be doing?

Stretching and watching footy with a footy in his hand.


Nomination Details

Reason for nomination this round:

James has been very consistent all year and has been our source of attack. This week he was his best week we have seen with his 2 way running shutting down opponents attack and turning it into attack for our side.

Coach quote on Performance:

“James has been very impressive all year and only 16 year. James has a bright future at a higher level. James speed and flair make him an exciting player to watch, Great kid to coach and very committed to his game”