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22 facts about Impey  October 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Impey at his best The trade to bring Jarman Impey to Hawthorn has been made official, so Hawks fans can now get excited about a new player joining the brown and gold.

The Hawks reached an agreement with Port Adelaide to nab versatile speedster Jarman Impey early on Thursday morning.

Read: Hawks secure Port speedster

Aside from the fact he took a spectacular grab against the Hawks in Round 11 to earn a MOTY nomination (see below), and produced six shots at goal to help his home team decimate its visitors (memories of which may have suppressed – we don’t blame you), you may not know a great deal about our Alberton recruit. 

So, before we get to know the real Jarman Impey when he joins us for the start of pre-season training, we’re doing our background research.

Here are 22 answers to 22 questions relating to our 22-year-old Hawk.


1. Draft? Pick 21, 2013. 

2. Originally from? Shepparton.

3. TAC Cup? Murray Bushrangers

4. Juniors? Shepparton Swans

5. Height? 1.77m 

6. Position(s)? Forward/defender

7. Biggest goal haul? Four – Round 6, 2017 v Brisbane Lions 

8. Most disposals? 23 – Round 12, 2015 v Carlton 

9. Debut? Round 1, 2014 v Carlton. Managed 12 disposals, three marks and three tackles

10. Rising Star? Nominated in Round 8, 2014. Finished equal ninth in voting. 

11. Number worn for the Power? 24

12. Accolades? Won the Gavin Wanganeen Medal in 2016, after being named Port Adelaide's best player under 21. 

13. Barracked for (before being drafted)? Richmond

14. Best game against Hawthorn? Round 11, 2017. Two goals, four behinds, 14 disposals, five marks

15. Siblings? Younger sister, Paigan

16. Goal celebration? 


17. If he wasn’t a footballer? A boxer (according to this 2014 Q&A with AFLPA)

18. Rides? A black Harley Davidson

19. Instagram? @jarmanimpey

20. Followers? 20.5k

21. Interesting fact? Impey has a winged angel tattooed on the back of his head.

22. That mark? A couple of these in the brown and gold wouldn’t go astray.