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Lumumba shines in Melbourne’s loss

Paul Roos says Heritier Lumumba was Melbourne’s best in its loss

9:45am  Mar 21, 2015

Lumumba set to be a utility: Roos

Heritier Lumumba will play several roles, says coach Paul Roos

5:07pm  Feb 6, 2015

Lumumba aims for more midfield time

Heritier Lumumba says he’s keen to spend more time in the midfield

7:00am  Jan 1, 2015

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2015 review: Heritier Lumumba

5:05pm  Sep 28, 2015

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Heritier
Lumumba

Height
188 cm
DOB
15-11-1986
Weight
87 kg
Debut
-
Games
223
Goals
30
HeritierLumumba

Player Bio

Lends premiership experience and pace to a line-up that lacks both and comes determined to make the most of a fresh start. The 28-year-old’s form at Collingwood was excellent in the first half of 2014 and he finished fourth in the best and fairest. Lumumba is an excellent rebounding defender who can also play on the wing. He has great agility and is desperate in the contest. Can get found out deep in defence, but has the experience and temperament to fight his way out of flat spots. At his best, he can light up the ground and turn defence into attack. Is due to play his 200th game in round one.

Player honours: All-Australian 2010; Collingwood premiership side 2010; Collingwood pre season premiership side 2011.

Brownlow Medal: career votes: 13

Previous AFL club: Collingwood (2005-14: 199 games, 28 goals).

Draft history: 2005 Rookie Draft selection (Collingwood) No. 20; 2006 rookie elevation(Collingwood); 2014 NAB AFL Draft traded by Collingwood for Mitch Clark.