Harry Mckay Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Harry Mckay :

NameHarrison McKay
NickNameH, Big H, Feathers, Grinch,Harry
Date of Birth24 December 1997
Age (2024)27 Years
HomeTownWarragul, Victoria
Height6ft 7in
ProfessionAustralian footballer
Current clubCarlton
SiblingBen McKay
Net Worth450-500 K USD

Who is Harry Mckay ?

Harrison McKay, widely known as Harry McKay, born on December 24, 1997, stands as a prominent figure in the realm of Australian rules football. As a seasoned professional, McKay showcases his prowess as a key forward for the esteemed Carlton Football Club within the Australian Football League (AFL). McKay’s journey to AFL stardom is marked by resilience, talent, and an unwavering commitment to his craft.

Harry Mckay
Harry Mckay

Raised amidst the sporting culture of Warragul, McKay’s affinity for football blossomed early on. His journey into the professional arena commenced with his tenure at the Gippsland Power, where he honed his skills and laid the groundwork for a promising career ahead. In 2015, McKay’s talents were duly recognized as he was drafted by Carlton with a first-round selection in the national draft, cementing his place among the league’s elite.

Despite early setbacks, including a bout with stress fractures in his back, McKay’s determination remained unshaken. His inaugural senior debut for Carlton in 2017 marked the commencement of a trajectory defined by perseverance and notable achievements. Over the years, McKay’s role within the Carlton lineup evolved, with his prowess as a key forward coming to the forefront.

Facts about Harry Mckay :

  • Harry McKay was born on December 24, 1997. (26 years old as of April 13, 2024)
  • He has a twin brother, Ben McKay, who is also a professional footballer.
  • Both Harry and Ben grew up in Warragul, Victoria.
  • The McKay twins are mirror images of each other.
  • (Fun Fact) As of 2023, Harry and Ben haven’t played against each other in an AFL game despite being in the league for 8 years.
Harry Mckay
Harry Mckay
  • Harry McKay plays Australian Football League (AFL) for Carlton Football Club.
  • He was drafted by Carlton with the 10th overall pick in the 2015 national draft.
  • Due to stress fractures, he missed most of his first season (2016).
  • He made his senior debut for Carlton in Round 18, 2017.
  • Primarily a key forward, McKay became a regular starter for Carlton in 2018.
  • McKay is known for his strong contested marks.
  • He is naturally left-footed.
  • He won the Carlton leading goalkicker award in 2019 (26 goals), 2020 (21 goals), and again in 2021 (58 goals).
  • In 2019, he was named forward pocket in the 22under22 team.
  • Harry McKay’s most successful season was 2021.
  • In 2021, he won the prestigious Coleman Medal, awarded to the AFL’s leading goalkicker, with 58 goals.
  • This was the most goals scored by a Carlton player and the first Coleman Medal win for the club since 2009.
  • His accuracy with set shots has fluctuated throughout his career.
  • Notably, he adopted a unique kicking style in 2021 for set shots, using a perpendicular run-up and snap kick even from difficult angles.
  • In 2024, he significantly reduced his use of narrow angle snap shots after facing criticism for his accuracy.

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