Fremantle’s most respected and admired player in its history, Matthew Pavlich was long admired as one of the AFL’s biggest stars.
He starred in a number of roles for the Dockers over his 17-year career, becoming the first WA based player to play over 300 AFL games - ending on 353 AFL games. Matthew was a six time Doig Medallist as Fremantle's Best and Fairest player and was named as an All-Australian six times including in the midfield, fullback, half forward and full forward.
Appointed Captain at 24, he captained the Dockers for a record 9 years which sees him ranked 6th all time for games played as an AFL Captain.
Off the field, Matthew obtained both a Bachelor of Science and an MBA from the University of Western Australia while he was playing. He also completed a 3-year tenure as the AFLPA’s President and a member of their board of directors (9 years). During his career, he also spent time on the AFL Laws of the Game Committee.
He has been a brand ambassador for a number of corporate organizations and is now embarking on a blossoming career with Fox Sports and Channel 9.
Matthew also has a number of business interests including PMY Group, Lumin Technologies and PickStar.
Matthew is Patron of Youth Mental Health charity Zero2Hero.