A fast and dynamic midfielder, Polec was selected by the Brisbane Lions with pick five during the 2010 NAB AFL Draft. Hailing from Woodville West Torrens, Polec won All-Australian honours in the NAB AFL Under-18 Championships, averaging 20 disposals a match.
Polec made his debut for Brisbane during the 2011 season , where he played 3 games for the season. Over the next two years, 2012-2013, Polec played a further 13 games before moving back to his home state of Adelaide. This proved to be a highly beneficial outcome for both Port and Polec as he played his best season until date.
Polec played consistent football for the Power with 2017 being one of his best playing 22 games consisted of averaging 22 disposals, 3 tackles and 2.1 clearances a game. Polec’s run and carry was the highest among teammates, the fast and durable midfielder lead his team in the most metres gained. Polec will look towards the 2018 season where hopes to stay clear form injury and further his growth as a key midfielder in the side.
Following the 2018 season Polec requested a trade to the North Melbourne Football Club where he signed a five year deal and will be a crucial part to their new and exciting midfield.