Full-forward is a position in Australian rules football and Gaelic football with a key focus on kicking goals.
The Coleman Medal is awarded to the player, often a full-forward, who has kicked the most goals in an Australian Football League season.
In modern Australian rules football, in which players do not strictly stick to a single position, the full-forward is often referred to as a "Key Forward" and can often switch positions with the centre half-forward for "team balance" reasons. The frequency of players kicking 100 goals in a season has decreased in recent years.
These are the more notable full-forwards who played in the AFL, SANFL, WAFL and TFL:
|B:||Back pocket||Fullback||Back pocket|
|HB:||Half-back flank||Centre half-back||Half-back flank|
|HF:||Half-forward flank||Centre half-forward||Half-forward flank|
|F:||Forward pocket||Full-forward||Forward pocket|
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