Ben Long


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Ben Long's capacity to perform adeptly in roles as a general forward and a defender highlights his versatility on game day, showcasing the former Under 18 Northern Territory captain's adaptability. Long also boasts elite speed and toughness, attributes that he has increasingly utilized throughout his career.

For the 2023 season, Ben made the move to the Gold Coast Suns, where he played 15 games and showcased his resilience in the backline. Ben eagerly anticipates his time with the Suns, aiming to contribute his valuable assets to the team.

  • Birthdate August 21, 1997
  • BirthplaceAustralia
  • PositionGeneral Forward/Defender
  • ClubGold Coast Suns FC
  • Number22
  • Draft Pick2016 National Draft/ Pick: #25
  • 2018Rising Star Nominee
  • 2016St Kilda FC first selection in the 2016 National Draft

  • By Roger Vaughan St Kilda AFL youngster Ben Long is walking in the footsteps of giants. Long has paid tribute to his uncle Michael Long and fellow AFL indigenous greats Nicky Winmar and Gilbert McAdam as the Saints launch their reconciliation action plan. The current Saints’ sister and aunty helped to design the indigenous-themed guernsey…


  • Exciting St Kilda forward Ben Long has signed a three-year contract extension. Long will remain in red, white, and black until at least the end of 2022 after putting pen to paper on the eve of Round 1. The 21-year-old was a shining light early in 2018, before a foot injury curtailed his season. Long…


  • ST KILDA’S third-and-fourth-year players have headed to the Northern Territory in a bid to kick-start their pre-season campaign. A contingent including Jade Gresham, Ben Long, Josh Battle, Rowan Marshall, Bailey Rice, Darragh Joyce and Brandon White joined coach Alan Richardson and other staff members in leaving on Monday morning for a five-day stay. It’s a…


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