Possessing elite speed and agility, Ben Long was able to break into St Kilda FC's senior side on four occasions in his inaugural season at the club in 2017.
Long's ability to play both as a general forward and defender as well as through the midfield gives The St Kilda Football Club many options on game day as to where best to play the former Under 18 Northern Territory captain.
Having already experienced senior football in 2017, Long looks set for an even bigger 2018 season as he aims to cement himself as a regular player in St Kilda's best 22.
- Birthdate August 21, 1997
- PositionGeneral Forward/Defender
- ClubSt Kilda
- Draft Pick2016 National Draft/ Pick: #25
- Career HighlightsSt Kilda FC first selection in the 2016 National Draft
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…
Ben Long’s standout performance against the Giants has been rewarded with a NAB Rising Star nomination. Long’s 15 disposals, eight tackles and one unforgettable goal saw the 21-year-old get the nod after a drawn-out Round 5. After four games in his debut season in 2017, Long has played every game this year, improving in each…
David O’Neill February 9, 2018 After four senior games in his debut season, Ben Long is determined to be a regular fixture in the senior side in 2018. With speed and agility to burn, Long has increased his endurance levels, while adding strength and size to his frame during the summer. The hard work appears to…