Selwood training with the Brisbane Lions in 2008
|Full name||Troy Selwood|
|Date of birth||1 May 1984|
|Original team(s)||Sandhurst/Bendigo Pioneers|
|Draft||19th overall, 2002 AFL Draft|
|Height||187 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||88 kg (194 lb)|
|2005–2010||Brisbane Lions||75 (11)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2010.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Troy Selwood (born 1 May 1984) is a former Australian rules footballer who played 75 games for the Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was also captain of the Geelong Football Club's team in the Victorian Football League (VFL) from 2011 to 2013.
Selwood's endurance and accountable style of play saw him mainly utilized in a tagging role on key opposition players.
After Round 21 of the 2010 season, Selwood was told he would be delisted by the Brisbane Lions at season's end.
On 1 October 2010, Selwood was rumoured to be moving back to his home state of Victoria and to the Geelong Football Club in the hope of resurrecting his AFL career. It is suggested that Selwood will juggle completing his commerce degree, while also working for Geelong and playing for the Cats in the VFL, much as James Podsiadly had previously. He hoped to play AFL in season 2012. He was appointed co-captain of Geelong VFL side at the beginning of the 2011 season.
On 23 September 2012, Selwood led the Geelong Cats VFL side to a premiership defeating Port Melbourne by 33 points at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne. Selwood retired from VFL football at the end of the 2013 season.
- An Eagle, a Lion, a Cat … and now a dog
- Voss pays tribute to Troy Selwood
- Sheahan, Mike (1 October 2010). "Another Selwood joins Cats". Herald Sun. Retrieved 10 December 2010.
- Carty, Daniel (3 April 2011). "VFL: Cats down to Scorpions (report)". Geelong Football Club. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 19 June 2011.
- Cats VFL premiership captain Troy Selwood retires with no regrets
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