Sam Docherty is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Carlton Football Club know all about Sam Docherty Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Salary and More in this article.
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|Birthdate ( Age)||17 October 1993|
|Place of Birth||Wonthaggi, Australia|
|Parents||Eddie , Annabelle Docherty|
|Profession||Australian rules footballer|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Sam Docherty is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Carlton Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was recruited from the Gippsland Power in the TAC Cup with the 12th selection in the 2011 AFL Draft. He is the current co-captain of the Carlton Football Club alongside Patrick Cripps.
Sam Docherty Family, Parents
Sam Docherty was Born on 17 October 1993.Docherty grew up on Phillip Island and was a supporter of the Carlton Football Club. He played all of his junior football for Phillip Island Bulldogs in the Alberton Football Netball League making his A grade debut as a 15 year old in 2009 playing alongside his older brother Josh.He played 13 games and kicked 2 goals for the A Grade plus was named in the best players in 7 games.
Sam Docherty Wife
Sam Docherty is married with wife Natalie.His wife is very supportive.The Couple tie the knot at the Royal Botanic on Australia Day.The don’t have any kid yet.
Sam Docherty Net Worth
Sam Docherty is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Carlton Football Club has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2022.
In 2011 Docherty played 16 games for the Gippsland Power in the TAC Cup playing across the half back line.Docherty used his run and carry skills for the Power off half back averaging 22 disposals a game plus ranked second in the entire competition in mark from opposition kicks and rebound 50s in the TAC Cup.Despite the injury and being relatively unknown to AFL recruiters at the start of the year, Docherty was expected to be a first-round pick in the 2011 AFL draft.
He was ultimately selected by the Brisbane Lions with their second selection (pick No. 12 overall) at the 2011 AFL National Draft. He became the first player from Phillip Island to be drafted into the AFL.He struggled with his hip injury when he first arrived at Brisbane, almost immediately underwent surgery to correct a minor complaint he had carried through the 2011 season.
It meant that he would spend the bulk of his first pre-season in rehab. After one practice match, a hamstring strain sidelined him for another month. He then came back in round 5 and spent all of the 2012 playing for the Brisbane reserves side in the North East Australian Football League (NEAFL).
Docherty was named as a senior emergency on a couple of occasions. But, in the end, his delayed start to the season meant that he left his run a little too late for an AFL debut. He was pivotal in Brisbane’s claiming the NEAFL premiership flag, his skill, poise and efficient disposals in difficult conditions at Yeronga in the NEAFL northern conference final against the NT Thunder was impressive.
Docherty was rewarded with the John Nicholls Medal as Carlton’s best and fairest player,he was also named in the 40-man squad for the All-Australian team and the AFL Players’ Association’s final 22Under22 team. He also took home Carlton’s Most Improved Player award.
2017 saw Docherty continue to perform at an elite level. Docherty led the AFL in kicks, marks and was top 5 in overall meters gained and rebounds from defensive 50. Docherty was rewarded for his stellar season with his maiden All-Australian selection in 2017 in the half back line.
Docherty ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament during pre-season training on 15 November 2017, and missed the entire 2018 AFL season as a result. Despite his injury he was newly endorsed by the playing group as the club’s joint vice-captain prior to the season commencing.
In October 2018, Docherty and Patrick Cripps were named the new co-captains of the club. Docherty ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament during pre-season training on 10 December 2018, with no timeline on a return. It was his second ACL injury and on the same knee as his 2017 injury.