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Season Review: Bob Murphy

September 13, 2017 2:24 PM

Rewind: Bob's Best Moments BulldogsTV replay some of Bob Murphy's career highlights, as the 2017 season comes to an end.
AFL 2017 Round 23 - Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 25: Robert Murphy of the Bulldogs in action during the 2017 AFL round 23 match between the Hawthorn Hawks and the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium on August 25, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Willson/AFL Media)

After missing most of the season with an ACL injury, Bob Murphy made a successful return to football playing 17 of 22 matches.

The 35-year-old celebrated his 300th game early in the season, becoming just the seventh Bulldog to reach the milestone. After being hampered by a hamstring injury during the season, Murphy announced in August that 2017 would be his last.

He played 312 games for the Dogs, Round 23 against Hawthorn his last, after being recruited at pick 13 in the 1999 NAB AFL Draft.

The stat that mattered:

Murphy saved some of his best until last with a vintage goal against GWS in Round 19 rousing the home crowd.