Full Name: NOAH CUMBERLAND
Date of Birth:
Seasons: 2022 -
Noah had the unusual circumstance of making his senior “ debut “
without running onto the ground .
On the 28th May 2022 , Noah was playing in Sydney against the Sydney Swans Reserves team at the Sydney Lakeside Oval (close to the Sydney Cricket ground where the Sydney Swans Senior team play).
Noah , having already kicked a goal in the reserves was withdrawn from the game during the third quarter to be the Medical Substitute for the Tiger’s Senior team after Marlion Pickett was a late withdrawal.
The Tiger’s senior team lost by 6 points and Noah was not used as a substitute , but under AFL rules was credited with a
Senior game . As a footnote the Tiger’s lost their match with the Swans Reserves by 4 points.
As a sub he managed to make it onto the field for his 2nd game, when Tom Lynch pulled a hamstring vs Gold Coast Suns in Rd 17 2022
Noah had originally been part of the Brisbane Lions Academy and was recruited by Richmond with draft selection pick 43 in the 2019 AFL National Draft . Noah suffered an ACL injury early in his time at Richmond but has recovered well and his form through 2021 and the early part of 2022 has him pushing for Senior selection.