Aaron Francis (born 10 August 1997) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the Essendon Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was drafted by the Essendon Football Club with their second selection and sixth overall in the 2015 national draft.
Francis was considered to be the best utility in his draft crop, showing talent for South Australia, dominating games from both ends of the ground. He was named at Centre half-forward in the All-Australian team during the 2015 AFL Under 18 Championships.
He made his debut in the thirty-seven point loss against the Brisbane Lions in round 18, 2016 at Etihad Stadium. Francis is the third of four boys, his older brother Hayden, who was a Brisbane supporter, died from cancer in 2014. After the match Aaron said of his parents "“It was a big day for the family, the way everything came together and they were very proud of me.’’
- Statistics are correct to the end of the 2016 season
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