Matt de Boer
Fremantle Dockers: 138 AFL games, 48 goals
Greater Western Sydney: 85 games, 30 goals

Matthew de Boer played for both the Fremantle Dockers and the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the AFL.

After representing WA at the 2008 AFL Under 18 Championships and being named in the under 18 All-Australian team, de Boer was drafted to Fremantle in the 2009 rookie draft with Fremantle’s second selection, number 19 overall.

The West Australian native made his debut in the Western Derby in round 6, 2009 before playing 138 games for the Dockers over eight seasons. He was named the Dockers’ Best Clubman in 2010 and 2011.

He was delisted at the conclusion of the 2016 season, but was drafted by Greater Western Sydney in the 2016 AFL draft.

De Boer joined the Giants with pick 58 in the 2016 NAB AFL Draft with his exceptional leadership recognised in 2018 as he was added to the club’s leadership group. He was awarded the Giants’ Coaches Award in the club’s Grand Final year of 2019.

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