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Lance Whitnall

Last played for Carlton Blues in 2007
Games: 216     Born: August 23, 1979     Origin: Northern Knights
Playing Height: 192cm     Playing Weight: 100kg     Position: Defender
Last Drafted: Round 1, Pick #1 1996 Pre-Draft Selections Draft by Carlton Blues
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Lance Whitnall Biography

Friday, 17 August 2018
Dual Carlton premiership player Brent Crosswell and former skipper Lance Whitnall are inducted into the Blues' Hall of Fame at a function at Etihad Stadium.
Monday, 3 December 2007
Lance Whitnall makes an appearance for the Palmerston Magpies in the Northern Territory, kicking three goals in their win against Nightcliff.

Whitnall, whose cousin, Ashley Williams, is a utility for Palmerston, will play at least two more games for the club.

Monday, 12 November 2007
Plagued by persistent bone-on-bone knee-injuries which led to his delisting from Carlton, Lance Whitnall announces his resignation from AFL football.

"Whilst I am extremely disappointed after receiving the second opinion, I am already looking forward to the future," Whitnall said. "I thoroughly enjoyed playing AFL and thank the Carlton fans for all their support over the years."

Whitnall, however, expressed disappointment at his abrupt sacking from the club. "I'm a little bit annoyed, but it's big business now and they've moved on and now I can probably move on with the rest of my life as well," he said.

The seriousness of his knee troubles hit home to Whitnall after a visit to the doctor. "When you get told by the doctor, the second opinion, that if you keep playing then in five or six years you'll need a knee replacement, well, it makes you sit back and think," he said.

"I've got a family and kids to look after so I pretty much made my decision then."

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