Career : 2023 -
Debut : Round 6, 2023 vs St Kilda, aged 26 years and 127 days.
Carlton Player No. 1236
Games : 2 *
Goals : 0 *
Guernsey No. 39
Height : 187 cm (6'1")
Weight : 86 kg (13'5")
DOB: 17th December, 1996
Carlton was pleased to announce Alex Cincotta has signed with the Club on the final day of the 2023 Pre-Season Supplemental Selection Period (SSP). Finishing on the podium in the Carlton Reserves best-and-fairest count last year, the versatile speedster has taken his chance, impressing over summer to secure a spot on Carlton’s list. A dynamic defender, Cincotta had an exciting 2022, finishing off his first full campaign with Carlton Reserves by averaging 21 disposals across the season. He was a picture of consistency, playing a leading hand in an emerging young group that earned its maiden VFL finals appearance. The 26-year-old joins ruckman Alex Mirkov as two players who have progressed from the Carlton Reserves onto the current AFL list. Carlton Head of List Management Nick Austin said Cincotta’s call-up was a fitting reward for his dedication. “After a superb season in the reserves last year, we are delighted to elevate Alex onto the AFL list,” Austin said. “Alex will work closely with our defensive group, building on his craft and developing his skills even further. “He’s a mature-age player, who already understands our system and has played with a lot of our group, so we’re excited for Alex and pleased we’ve been able to provide him with an opportunity.” - Carlton Media.
Carlton has completed its list for the 2023 AFL season, signing Alex Cincotta on the final day of the Pre-season Supplemental Selection Period. Cincotta, 26, is no stranger to Princes Park, having plied his trade for Carlton's VFL side 21 times across the past two seasons. The former Geelong VFL player has joined Michael Voss' ranks as a replacement for the injured Zac Williams after the dasher went down with a torn ACL earlier this month. The paperwork for Cincotta's elevation was confirmed by AFL House at 4:45pm (AEDT). While perennially passed over for an opportunity at AFL level, Cincotta has proven his wares at the state league level, averaging 20.3 disposals and 2.6 during his days in the Blues' reserves side. Carlton Head of List Management Nick Austin paid due note of Cincotta's patience, stressing the newest Blue had earned his spot on the list. “After a superb season in the reserves last year, we are delighted to elevate Alex onto the AFL list,” Austin said in a club statement on Wednesday afternoon. “Alex will work closely with our defensive group, building on his craft and developing his skills even further. “He's a mature-age player, who already understands our system and has played with a lot of our group, so we're excited for Alex and pleased we've been able to provide him with an opportunity.” Cincotta has the skillset to roll through the middle of the ground, however, with Williams now absent for the entirety of the 2023 season, and Sam Docherty having spent portions of the summer training as a midfielder, if a birth at senior level is to arise for Cincotta, it will likely come off half-back. - Zero Hanger.
Original clubs; Newton & Chilwell (GFL) / Geelong (VFL)