- AFL Rising Star nominee 1995
- Bob Skilton Medal 1998
- All-Australian 1997, 2000
- Fos Williams Medal 1998
- Sydney Swans Leading goalkicker 2000, 2001, 2008
- Sydney Swans Premiership player 2005
- Most Outstanding achievement in AFL 2005 (The Deadlys)
- Indigenous Team of the Century
Michael Kevin O'Loughlin (born 20 February 1977) is a former professional Australian rules footballer, who played his entire Australian Football League career with the Sydney Swans.
O'Loughlin is one of the most decorated Indigenous Australian players in the history of the Australian Football League recognised through being named a member of the Indigenous Team of the Century, just the third player with Indigenous heritage to play 300 AFL games and with The Deadlys award for this 2005 premiership season. His representative honours include twice achieving All-Australian selection, playing for Australia twice in the International Rules Series and a Fos Williams Medallist as best player for South Australia in State of Origin.
At club level, O'Loughlin was the first Sydney Swans' player to to play more than 300 career games. In 303 games he kicked 521 career goals.
Famous quotes containing the word michael:
“While Michael Angelos Sistine roof,
His Morning and his Night disclose
How sinew that has been pulled tight,
Or it may be loosened in repose,
Can rule by supernatural right
Yet be but sinew.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)