Player profiles: Harry Thompson

Written by Steven Hurley. Posted in Latest News

Published on May 31, 2017 with No Comments

Whether in the air or on the deck, Harry Thompson is one of the most versatile ruckmen in the comp.

He’s made significant progression this season, stringing together a number of solid games.

Meet #23 Harry “Burgs” Thompson!


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Nickname: Burger

Junior Club: Kew Comets Junior Football Club

Occupation: Barista, The Wattle Park Golf Course

Describe yourself as a footballer: Riggsesque.

AFL player you model your game on: Leon Davis

AFL team supported: Collingwood Football Club

What do you love most about Old Trinity: Business Lunch

What’s your favourite TV show: Married at First Sight

If you were to choose a reality TV show to appear on what would it be: Married at First Sight

Pickup line: Do you like to go to the Harp?!?!?!?! If at the Harp, how much do you love the Harp?!?!?!?!

What’s your favourite movie: 2016 VAFA A Grade Grand Final Tape, closely followed by the 2015 edition. I like 2016 because I play a small cameo role.

Who are your three dream dinner guests: Andrew Symonds, Simon Katich and Michael Clarke, but only if Clarkey has a reservation for a booth at a nightclub and the other two guests are trying to prevent him from getting to that reservation. (“Get ready for a broken arm”!!!)

Favourite Karaoke song: Hotel California, the Alphabet

Who would play you in a movie about yourself: Colin Cowherd

What can’t you live without: Memes

Which teammate is set for a breakout year: Sando

What did you want to be growing up: James Hargreaves

Who is your celebrity crush: Kangaroo Jack

If you were to own a racehorse, what would you call it: Marty

Footy trip destination: Hobart

Coach’s favourite saying: The reward is x-0, we will be back on this stage again next year boys but next time we will actually get the result.

What other sport are you most passionate about: Basketball

All time dream sporting event you’d love to attend: G7 NBA Finals (LeBron btw is 2-0 all time in such games)

Which teammate fancies themself as a celeb: Stein

Fears/phobias: Going to an NBA game where the stars get rested

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