Lin Jong

Lin Jong

  • Full Name: Lin Jong
  • DOB: 04/06/1993
  • Place of birth: Victoria
  • Original Team: Oakleigh Chargers
  • Draft: #9 2012 Rookie Draft, Western Bulldogs
  • Height/Weight: 187/84
  • Position(s): Midfield

Jong, is the first player of East Timorese and Taiwanese descent to play senior AFL football and has been a member of the Multicultural Players Board since its inception in 2016 Jong was selected by the Bulldogs with pick No. 9 in the 2012 Rookie Draft from the Oakleigh Chargers and has gone on to become a key player in the Bulldogs midfield. The 23 year-old has won two VFL Premierships with Footscray as well as winning the Norm Goss Medal and is a bright spark in the future of the league.