Adam Slater
Personal information
Full name Adam Slater
Date of birth (1973-10-29) 29 October 1973 (age 48)
Place of birth Burwood, Victoria
Original team(s) East Burwood
Height 200 cm (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 101 kg (223 lb)
Position(s) Ruckman/Full Back/Full Forward
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1993–1995 Richmond 003 00(1)
1992–1995 Richmond (Reserves) 073 00(50)
1996–1999 Box Hill 065 00(?)
2000–2006 East Burwood 124 00(?)
2007–2009 Knox 036 (120)
2010–2011 Forest Hill 027 0 (88)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2011.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Adam Slater (born 29 October 1973) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Richmond in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Slater, a ruckman, went to Richmond in 1992 from East Burwood.[1] He played in the opening round of the 1993 AFL season against Adelaide, then didn't appear again until 1995, when he played in rounds 21 and 22 against Collingwood and Adelaide respectively.[2]

Slater, was delisted from Richmond at the end of 1995, moving to Box Hill Football Club in the Victorian Football Association for the beginning of the 1996 season. Slater played four seasons at Box Hill, winning the Best & Fairest in his final season in 1999.

In 2000, Slater moved back to his junior club East Burwood and was a member of their premiership team that year, when they defeated Vermont at Waverley Park in the grand final. He won the Best & Fairest at East Burwood four times (2000, 2001, 2002 & 2005) and was made a life member of the club in 2006. In 2005, Slater finished 3rd on the Trophy Town Goal Kickers list kicking 59 goals.

Slater was named at number 10 in the EFL top 10 players of the last 15 years (2000-2015).


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.
  2. ^ AFL Tables: Adam Slater