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 Kris Barlow
Position: Half Forward Flank
Number: 33
Games: 102
Goals: 74
Born: Jul 15 1973
Height: 188
Weight: 91
From: Vermont
First Played: 1999
Nickname: KB
Drafted at the age of 25 from Vermont, Barlow is one of the last of the ‘suburban footballers’ to make the highest grade. Picked up at 86 in the 1998 National Draft, Barlow is a mobile forward who can play tall or small and has great marking ability.

Dogged early by wrist injuries, he endured a slow start to his AFL career. However, he found some good form late in 1999 and carried that promise into 2000 where he played 21 games. From there, Barlow has become a fixture on the half-forward line, utilising his versatility and fine conversion, but occasionally beset by inconsistency.

A five-goal haul against Collingwood in 2001 showcased the talent Barlow can display up forward. He also showed excellent form on the half back line throughout 2003, and seems to have the skills and motor to be a successful wingman.

An unfortunate knee injury in Morwell at the start of 2004 completely ruined his season, and he just made it to the 100 game milestone. Barlow was delisted at the end of 2004 as he was not seen to be part of the new youth policy, but he had given good service to the Hawks.
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