List of nicknames used in Australian rules football

This is a list of nicknames used for people in Australian rules football.

Players

A

*Gary Ablett — God [http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/07/18/1058035187106.html]
*Gary Ablett, Jr. — Jesus, Son of God, GAJ, Gazza [http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-28066.html]
*Luke Ablett — Nephew of God, NOG [http://blogs.smh.com.au/articles/2005/08/23/1124562862337.html]
*Damien Adkins — Chipper [http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/showthread.php?t=181465&page=2]
*Jason Akermanis — Aker [http://www.theage.com.au/news/features/aker-manna/2005/07/08/1120704563894.html]

B

*Darrel Baldock — Doc [http://saints.com.au/default.asp?pg=halloffameprofile&spg=display&personid=197734]
*Leo Barry — Leaping Leo [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Kevin Bartlett — Hungry [http://home.austarnet.com.au/arichards/players/bartlett.html]
*Chance Bateman — Changa [http://www.hawkheadquarters.com/player.aspx?playerid=795]
*Nathan Bassett — Fred, The Hound [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Rupert Betheras — Roop [http://www.magpies.net/nick/players/tribute/j26cultrupe.html]
*Nathan Bock — Choy [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Craig Bolton — B2 [http://www.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Jude Bolton — B1, Do-it-for-Delta [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Dermott Brereton — The Kid [http://fullpointsfooty.net/bi-bz.htm#Dermott%20Brereton%20(Hawthorn,%20Sydney,%20Collingwood)] [http://www.icmi.com.au/speaker.phtml?id=312]
*Shaun Burgoyne — Junior Burger [http://www.aboriginalfootball.com.au/september.html]
*Brett Burton — The Birdman [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Matthew Burton — Spider [http://www.bark.net.au/Dockers/Awards/exdocker.htm]
*Amon Buchanan — Buchananball, Monty, The Hobbit [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Nathan Buckley — Bucks, FIGJAM [http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2002/06/26/1023864605084.html]

C

*Wayne Carey — Duck [http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/06/25/1056449302646.html] , The King [http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/06/23/1087845013166.html]
*Troy Chaplin — Chappy [http://www.planetteal.com.au/default.asp?pg=printerfriendly&spg=default&articleid=164909]
*Daniel Chick — Chickadee, Chicky [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Matthew Clarke — Doc [http://www.realfooty.theage.com.au/realfooty/articles/2005/09/12/1126377257504.html]
*James Clement — The General [http://www.magpies.org.au/nick/article/article.php?subaction=showfull&id=1148298225&archive=&start_from=&ucat=5&]
*Michael Conlan — Micky, Crash [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Ben Cousins — Kissin, Cuz [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Dean Cox — Big Cox, Coxy [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]

D

*Robert DiPierdomenico — Dipper [http://saints.com.au/default.asp?pg=news&spg=afldisplay&articleid=222210]
*Leon Davis — Neon Leon [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Nick Davis — Save Us, Davo, The Colonel [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Alan Didak — Di Di Didak [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Michael Doughty — Dogga [http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,21743798-31624,00.html]
*Stephen Doyle — The Fuse [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Jack Dyer — Captain Blood [http://www.onlymelbourne.com.au/jackdyer.htm]
*Neale Daniher — The Reverend [http://www.eurekastreet.com.au/article.aspx?aeid=3124]
*Sean Denham — The Brush,Dunny brush Denham [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]

E

*Nathan Eagleton — The Bald Eagle [http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/footy/common/story_page/0,8033,20371756%255E32423,00.html]
*Brett Ebert — Megahead [http://prod.www.portadelaidefc.cfour.com.au/portpowerfc/Season2007/News/NewsArticle/tabid/6038/newsId/25857/Default.aspx] , Ebo [http://www.portadelaidefc.com.au/Season2007/News/NewsArticle/tabid/6038/Default.aspx?newsId=45863]
*Tyson Edwards — Zooma [http://www.afc.com.au/Default.aspx?tabid=4417&newsId=45175]
*Andrew Embley — The Stadium, Whack [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Peter Everitt — Spida Everitt [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]

F

*Jeff Farmer — Wizard, The Wiz [http://fremantlefc.com.au/default.asp?pg=players&spg=playerprofile&personid=13248]
*Brendan Fevola — Fev [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames] , Fevalenko [http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/showthread.php?t=443085]
*Michael Firrito — Spud [http://www.realfooty.com.au/news/news/firrito-chips-away/2007/06/05/1180809519118.html]
*Nick Fosdike — Fozzy [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Lance Franklin — Buddy [http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/footy/common/story_page/0,8033,21710145%255E5004902,00.html]
*Josh Fraser — Frase [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Danny Frawley — Spud [http://www.theage.com.au/news/Sport/Sporting-Life/2004/12/24/1103391903980.html]
*Barnaby French — Bananaby [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]

G

*Ryan Gamble — Fryrye [http://gfc.com.au/default.asp?pg=news&spg=display&articleid=290442/]
*Daniel Giansiracusa — Gia, Guido [http://www.realfooty.theage.com.au/articles/2006/09/15/1157827158888.html]
*Adam Goodes — Goodesy, Brownlow [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Simon Goodwin — Goody [http://www.afc.com.au/Default.aspx?tabid=4417&newsId=45175]
*Fraser Gehrig — G-Train [http://www.afc.com.au/Default.aspx?tabid=4417&newsId=45175]

H

*Mitch Hahn — Premium Light, [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/footy-nicknames]
*Barry Hall — Big Bad, [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames] Big Bad Bustling Barry Hall, Bazza, Hally, The Professor [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Aaron Hamill — Sammy [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Brent Harvey — Boomer [http://www.realfooty.com.au/news/news/boomer-harvey-little-big-man/2007/06/12/1181414299414.html]
*Robert Harvey — Banger [http://www.realfooty.com.au/news/news/watching-harvey-from-broome/2007/06/26/1182623910152.html] , Chopper [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Doug Hawkins — The Hawk [http://fullpointsfooty.net/h.htm#Doug%20Hawkins%20(Footscray%20&%20Fitzroy)]
*Brett Heady — Jobby [http://www.footy.com.au/dags/99/wrapup/wrap_r10.html]
*James Hird — Golden Boy [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Garry Hocking — Buddha, Whiskas [http://www.australianrules.com.au/2001stories/hocking.html]
*Brodie Holland — Dutchie [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Ryan Houlihan — Hooligan [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]

I

J

*Allan Jeans — Yabby [http://www.quibs.co.uk/quibs/samplspt2.html]
*Graham Johncock — Stiffy [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Brad Johnson — The Smiling Assassin, [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames] The Smiling Stiff [http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/footy/common/story_page/0,8033,20371756%255E32423,00.html]
*Kane Johnson — Sugar [http://www.afc.com.au/Default.aspx?tabid=4417&newsId=45175]
*Wayne Johnston — The Dominator [http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/05/04/1083635129999.html?from=storyrhs]
*Darren Jolly — Finger [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Chris Judd — The Magenius [http://www.eaglesflyinghigh.com/viewtopic.php?t=3254&view=previous] , Juddernaut [http://www.realfooty.theage.com.au/articles/2006/09/29/1159337344250.html] , Juddy [http://westcoasteagles.com.au/default.asp?pg=chrisjudd]

K

*Clark Keating — Crackers [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Sam Kekovich — Slammin' Sam [http://www.mediaman.com.au/profiles/kekovich.html]
*James Kelly — Ned [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Tadgh Kennelly — Tig, The Irishman [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Stephen Kernahan — Sticks [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/k.htm#Stephen%20Kernahan%20(Glenelg%20&%20Carlton)]
*Brett Kirk — Captain Kirk, Kirky, Buddha [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Anthony Koutoufides — Kouta [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]

L

* Peter Landy — Bloody [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
* Matthew Lappin — Lappers [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
* Tony Lockett — Plugger [http://www.abc.net.au/pm/stories/s43235.htm]
* Paul Licuria — Licca [http://www.abc.net.au/pm/stories/s43235.htm]
* Quinten Lynch— Q-Stick , Big Q [http://www.abc.net.au/pm/stories/s43235.htm]

M

*Nick Malceski — Mal, The Esky [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Peter Matera — Roo [http://www.answers.com/topic/peter-matera]
*Phillip Matera — Angry Ant [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Ben Mathews — Benny, Little Plugger [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Brock McLean — Chooka [http://melbournefc.com.au/default.asp?pg=news&spg=display&articleid=269429]
*Andrew McLeod — Bunji [http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,21750406-21543,00.html] , Macca [http://www.afc.com.au/Default.aspx?tabid=4417&newsId=45175]
*Stephen Milne — Milne-dog [http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/Sideline/1467/bulldogs.htm]
*Tony Modra — Mods [http://blogs.news.com.au/adelaidenow/grahamcornes/index.php/adelaidenow/comments/have_the_crows_cut_off_their_nose_to_spite_their_face] , Godra [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/m.htm#Tony%20Modra%20(West%20Adelaide,%20Adelaide,%20Fremantle)]
*Noel Mugavin — "'The Chief, Citizen Pain, Master Of Disaster, King Of Noel. Fact|date=November 2007
*David Mundy — Barra [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]

N

*David Neitz — Neita [http://www.realfooty.theage.com.au/realfooty/articles/2006/06/04/1149359609516.html]
*John Newman — Sam [http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/10/31/1067566083084.html]
*Michael Newton — Juice [http://www.melbournefc.com.au/News/NewsArticle/tabid/7415/Default.aspx?newsId=58398]
*Mark Nicoski — The Surgeon, Nico [http://www.corkintheocean.com/wordpress/?cat=2]

O

*Setanta O'hAilpin — Carlos Fact|date=November 2007
*Ryan O'Keefe — Pebbles, Princess [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Michael O'Loughlin — Magic, Micky O, Mago [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Richard Osborne — Tricky Dicky [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]

P

* Justin Peckett — Frankie [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
* Ian Perrie — Sarge [http://svc002.wic647dp.server-web.com/essendonfc/Season2007/News/NewsArticle/tabid/6477/Default.aspx?newsId=41121]
* Simon Prestigiacomo — Presti [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]

Q

*Bernie Quinlan — Superboot [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/p-q.htm#Bernie%20Quinlan%20(Footscray%20&%20Fitzroy)]

R

*Brent Reilly — Radar [http://afc.com.au/Season2007/News/NewsArticle/tabid/4417/Default.aspx?newsId=44684]
*Ted Richards — Teddy, The Barometer [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Nick Riewoldt — Roo/Rooey [http://www.westofmoorabbin.com/06_R21postgame.html] [http://www.realfooty.com.au/news/news/puzzled-lyon-chases-answers/2007/06/10/1181414139985.html] , St. Nick [http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/footy/common/story_page/0,8033,19933072%255E32423,00.html]
*Brian Roberts — Whale [http://www.magpies.org.au/nick/bb/viewtopic.php?t=23798&view=next]
*Mark Roberts — Fridge [http://www.realfooty.theage.com.au/articles/2002/06/12/1023864298060.html]
*Lewis Roberts-Thompson — Hyphen, The Hyphenator, LRT, Lewie, Prince Valiant, Sunsilk [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Anthony Rocca — Pebbles [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Saverio Rocca — Big Sav [http://sportsaustralia.com/articles/sep06/artid6334.html]
*Mark Ricciuto — Roo [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Ben Rutten — Truck [http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,21603290-21544,00.html]

*Paul Salmon — Fish/Big Fish [http://www.saxton.com.au/default.asp?sd8=2438]
*Adam Schneider — Schneiderman, Schneids, Pocket Rocket [http://blogs.smh.com.au/sport/archives/2006/09/swans_nicknames.html]
*Justin Sherman — The Tank [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Stephen Silvagni — SOS [http://www.blueseum.org/cfc/tiki-index.php?page=Stephen+Silvagni]
*Bob Skilton — Chimp [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/Sydney_part_2.htm]
*Matthew Scarlett — Gunnas Boy [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Rohan Smith — Bubba [http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,20364313-23211,00.html]
*Jacob Surjan — Surj [http://www.portadelaidefc.com.au/Season2007/News/NewsArticle/tabid/6038/Default.aspx?newsId=45753]
*Dean Solomon — King Solomon [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/footy-nicknames]

T

*Kane Tenace — Turbo [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Mark Thompson — Bomber [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/t-u-v.htm#Mark%20Thompson%20(Essendon%20&%20Geelong)]
*Warren Tredrea — Tredders [http://www.news.com.au/adelaidenow/story/0,22606,21896157-21543,00.html]

U

V

*Nathan van Berlo — VB [http://afl.com.au/adelaidefc/Season2007/News/NewsArticle/tabid/4417/Default.aspx?newsId=33692]

W

*Andrew Walker — 1AW [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*James Walker — The Pedestrian [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Terry Wallace — Plough [http://www.realfooty.com.au/news/news/build-the-role-of-the-coach-dont-roll-him/2007/05/26/1179601735708.html]
*Gavin Wanganeen — The Rubber Man [http://www.afl.com.au/News/NewsArticle/tabid/208/Default.aspx?newsId=43986]
*Dale Weightman — Flea [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/tassie_medallists.htm#DaleWeightman]
*Justin Westhoff — The Hoff [http://www.bigfooty.com/forum/showthread.php?t=389543]
*Matthew Whelan — The Wrecker [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames#melb]
*Lance Whitnall — Big Red [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Ted Whitten — Mr. Football [http://www.rexhunt.com.au/pages/footynicknames]
*Greg Williams — Diesel [http://www.quibs.co.uk/quibs/samplspt2.html#nicknames]
*Mark Williams — Choco [http://au.sports.yahoo.com/070608/60/19ohh.html]
*Mark Williams — The Sharp Shooter [http://www.quibs.co.uk/quibs/samplspt2.html#nicknames]
*Garry Wilson — Flea [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/wi-x-y-z.htm#Garry%20Wilson%20(Fitzroy)]
*Michael Wilson — Wilbur [http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200505/s1369425.htm]
*John Worsfold — Woosha [http://www.quibs.co.uk/quibs/samplspt2.html#nicknames]


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