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Josh Mellington
Personal information
Full name Josh Mellington
Date of birth (1992-12-29) 29 December 1992 (age 23)
Original team(s) Murray Bushrangers (TAC Cup)
Draft #56, 2010 National Draft, Fremantle
Height/Weight 187 cm (6 ft 2 in) / 78 kg (172 lb)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current club Fremantle
Number 25
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2011– Fremantle 6 (5)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2013 season.

Josh Mellington (born 29 December 1992) is an Australian rules footballer with the Fremantle Football Club, in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Originally from Benalla, Mellington played junior football for the Murray Bushrangers in the TAC Cup. In 2010, Mellington led the Bushrangers' goalkicking, with 41 for the season, and finished fourth in the TAC Cup best and fairest.[1] He was "shocked" when drafted by Fremantle with their third selection, 56th overall, in the 2010 AFL Draft.[2]

A small forward, Mellington played his first games for Fremantle in a NAB Cup pre-season double header against Hawthorn and West Coast on 14 February 2011.[3]

He made his official AFL debut in Round 14 of the 2011 AFL season against Brisbane Lions at Patersons Stadium.[4]


  1. ^ Mitchell, Chris (18 November 2010). "Mellington hopes Dogs bite at draft". The Border Mail. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Mitchell, Chris (19 November 2010). "DRAFT: Shocked Mellington heads west". The Border Mail. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Quartermaine, Braden (13 February 2011). "New faces as Fremantle rebuilds with eye on finals". Herald Sun. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  4. ^ Fremantle captain Matthew Pavlich repels Brisbane Lions

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178 news items

The Border Mail

The Border Mail
Mon, 02 May 2016 01:26:15 -0700

But, with the possible exception of Albury full-forward Josh Mellington, it's difficult to name a player who has made a bigger impact than Yarrawonga backman Tom Walliss in the opening six rounds. Walliss has helped turn a leaky Yarrawonga defence into ...

The Border Mail

The Border Mail
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:48:45 -0700

... victory as Daryn Cresswell's charges put numbers behind the ball. Elliott Powell was outstanding with three goals for the Tigers while Luke Packer produced another polished display in defence. Josh Mellington kicked five goals to take his season ...

The Border Mail

The Border Mail
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 03:12:36 -0700

Key forwards Josh Mellington and Setanta O'hAilpin slotted five and four goals respectively although Hopper backman Rory Feltwell was far from disgraced in his battle with Mellington. North Albury relied heavily on the speed of Ben Fulford, Shaun ...

Shepparton News

Shepparton News
Wed, 09 Sep 2015 05:31:14 -0700

Benalla looks set to appeal a two-week suspension that ended star forward Josh Mellington's finals campaign tonight. The former AFL player was found guilty of charging Euroa's Jacob Gleeson at the Goulburn Valley Football League independent tribunal ...

Shepparton News

Shepparton News
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 11:10:16 -0700

There'll be no excuses for star Benalla forward Josh Mellington not being on time for the Goulburn Valley Football League grand final on Sunday, after he was presented with a new watch for being the league's leading goal-kicker.

Shepparton News

Shepparton News
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 12:02:46 -0700

Walk of shame: Saint Josh Mellington hangs his head as he is ordered off the field for 15 minutes after being reported for charging EuroasÃs Jacob Gleeson during the final match of the Goulburn Valley Football League home and away season on Saturday.


Mon, 07 Oct 2013 00:03:20 -0700

FREMANTLE forward Josh Mellington is seeking a trade away from the club. The 20-year-old from the Murray Bushrangers played just one game for the Dockers in 2013, the final round clash against St Kilda when half the side was rested before the finals.

Shepparton News

Shepparton News
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 05:33:45 -0700

Star forward Josh Mellington will be part of Benalla's bid to end a 42-year premiership drought after an appeal against a season-ending suspension was successful in Melbourne tonight. The AFL Victoria Country Appeals Board unanimously decided to ...

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