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Sam Walsh is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Carlton Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was awarded the 2019 NAB Rising Star Award. He was drafted by Carlton with their first selection which was also the first overall in the 2018 national draft. His position is Inside midfielder and he wears jersey number 18.
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Profession||Australia Rules Footballer|
Samuel Peter Walsh was born on July 2, 2000(age 21 years) in Camperdown, Australia. He completed high school at St Joseph’s College, Geelong in 2018. Walsh has two brothers.
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Walsh played his under-18s football with the Geelong Falcons, in the then-named TAC Cup. He impressed massively and was touted as a sure-fire number 1 draft pick. Sam Walsh averaged an astounding 32 disposals a game as their co-captain, which bolstered his draft stock. Labelled as the ‘best pure midfielder in the draft’, Walsh also played in the NAB Under 18 Championships, where he represented Vic Country as captain. He amassed an average of 29 disposals in the tournament and also won the Larke Medal as the best player in the competition.
At the 2018 National Draft, Walsh was drafted number 1 by the Carlton Football Club. This was not seen as a surprise to many, who had expected him to be a lock for the first pick. Walsh was given the number 18 and impressed many during pre-season.
Sam made his debut in Round 1 of the 2019 AFL season against Richmond at the MCG, where he finished with 24 disposals. He kicked his first goal against Sydney in round 3.
Walsh earned an AFL Rising Star nomination in Round 4, following Carlton’s two-point loss to Gold Coast, after collecting 28 possessions (13 contested), seven clearances, six tackles and a goal. He also earned a contract extension with the Blues, keeping him at the club until 2022. Sam was awarded the 2019 AFL rising star.
Sam Walsh net worth
How much is Sam Walsh worth? Sam Walsh net worth is estimated at around $2 million. His salary is $200,000. He is one of the promising stars of Australian Rules Football.