One-On-One: Cal Porter (Box Hill Hawks)

IN the first of our One-on-One interviews for 2023, the Rookie Me Central team chat to Box Hill Hawks’ Callum Porter about his football journey. From Gippsland Power to the Western Bulldogs and now at Box Hill Hawks, the 24-year-old is hoping for a second chance in the upcoming AFL Mid-Season Draft.


0:00-3:15 Junior career to Gippsland Power
3:15-4:40 Feelings missing out on Vic Country
4:40-6:15 His 37-disposal game against an undefeated Geelong Falcons with Sam Walsh
6:15-8:00 The emotions heading into AFL Draft night
8:00-9:50 His first couple of seasons at the Western Bulldogs
9:50-11:15 The 2020 AFL Hub season and debut
11:15-13:25 Getting delisted from the Bulldogs and emotions around that
13:25-14:55 Choosing Box Hill
14:55-16:30 VFL 50-game milestone
16:30-18:50 Being named Box Hill captain
18:50-20:45 Involvement with Hawthorn’s AFL program
20:45-22:05 Expanding his versatility at VFL level
22:05-23:15 His feelings heading into the 2023 AFL Mid-Season Draft
23:15-26:35 How can you improve and what would it mean to get drafted again?

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