Age: 33yr 5mth Games: 158 Born: Jan 04, 1986
Height: 200cm Weight: 102kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Looked set for retirement but has been retained for depth and to provide experience to ruck group. If he plays, something has gone wrong.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 -
2 -
3 Back.
4 Back.
5 VFL The better of the two Tiger big men with nine disposals, 23 hitouts, but wasn’t a star on the day. -
6 VFL Did most of the rucking duties and was solid in the loss. 31 hitouts. -
7 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
8 VFL Provided ruck support to Soldo and was too strong in the contests. Didn’t do much at ground level. -
9 VFL Competed hard in the ruck to end with 42 hitouts. Not the worst. -
10 VFL Put the ball on a plate at the stoppages for his midfielders. Still has a bit to give. -
11 VFL Good duel with Preuss and ended with 22 hitouts and 15 touches. Not the worst. -
12 Bye.
13 VFL Played well in the ruck amassing 32 hitouts and providing a physical presence. -
14 VFL Worked hard in time in ruck and booted a goal. Provided good leadership. -
15 VFL Good in the ruck, but struggled when playing in attack. -
16 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
17 VFL Not many mistakes made but not a huge influence either. Just a meh game. -
18 VFL Battled well against Cox. Had more hitouts to advantage, which shows he impacted the game. -
19 VFL One of his best games this season. Took the game on, looked lively and even kicked a really nice goal. -
20 VFL Bye. -
21 VFL Backed up Hampson and was steady in a tight loss. -
22 VFL Helped Hampson in ruck and was fair. -
23 Rested.
QF Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
SF VFL Provided ruck support for Hampson and was okay at stoppages. Non-factor elesewhere. -
PF VFL Helped out Hampson to win the ruck battle. Nearly went out on a high. -
GF -

2016 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Back.
2 Back.
3 VFL Played three quarters and was strong on return from injury. -
4 VFL Shared ruck duties again and was fair without starring. -
5 Melb Out-gunned by Gawn although to his credit he never stopped trying. Nine hit-outs to advantage. 5
6 Port Played a bit up forward as well as stints in ruck. Battled to have any positive impact. 2
7 VFL Had the better of the ruck duels but didn’t get around the ground overly well. -
8 VFL Got the better of Marshall and Stephenson in ruck duel. 36 hit-outs. -
9 VFL Bye. -
10 VFL The best of the ruckmen with 30 hit-outs and a goal but not at his peak. -
11 VFL Got the better of ruck duel with Goodwin but midfield didn’t capitalise. -
12 VFL Even duel in ruck with Preuss but didn’t do enough to warrant a senior recall. -
13 VFL Bye. -
14 Rested.
15 Port Won the hit-outs but not to the advantage of his midfield. 5
16 VFL Made to work by Minson in the ruck. Couldn’t impact around the ground. -
17 Bye.
18 VFL Got the upper hand against Pittonet to get the ball rolling Tigers’ way. -
19 VFL Didn’t dominate as you would expect against Frankston. Just fair. -
20 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
21 VFL Got the upperhand in ruck against makeshift Cats’ duo. -
22 VFL Good effort against Zebras ruck duo. 23 hitouts and a goal. -
23 VFL Had 21 hit-outs in tandem with Soldo. Steady game. -

2015 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Carl Wore down opposition rucks with a hard grinding game. 7
2 WB Even battle with Minson in centre of ground. Nullified each other. 6
3 Bris Almost a lone hand in ruck. Good but could have done with some help. 5
4 Melb Enthralling battle with fellow ruck Jamar. Tried hard and broke even. 6
5 Geel Had the better of Simpson but at times was pushed off the ball easily. 6
6 NM Great battle with Goldstein. Broke even but neither had a big day. 5
7 Coll Got side back into game with a brilliant second term. Great game. 8
8 Port Led the Tigers’ clearances with seven. 8
9 Ess Led the game in clearances and smashed Bellchambers around ground. 8
10 Frem Kept the man mountain Sandilands honest in ruck contests. 5
12 WCE Battled hard but Naitanui’s athleticism was a marked contrast. 3
13 Syd Had the better of Derickx in ruck and bullocking work was back to best. 7
14 GWS Found Lobb and Downie tough to deal with and then got reported. 3
15 Suspended.
16 StK Solid game in ruck and in forward line more than usual with nice goal. 5
17 Frem Got the better of ruck duel around ground against Sandilands. Two goals. 7
18 Haw Did well, marking strongly around ground and taking the game up to Hawks. 7
19 Adel Pushed forward at the start, rewarded with the game's first goal. 7
20 GCS Good battle with Nicholls until Sun got injured. Great mark and goal. 7
21 Coll Dominated the ruck and worked hard to be involved around the ground. 7
22 Ess Great battle against McKernan. Cracked in and got as good as he gave. 6
23 NM Wrong-footed to some extent by Daw’s start but then played solidly. 5
EF NM Beaten by Goldstein in the end and wasn’t the physical presence he can be. 5

2014 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Ankle.
2 Ankle.
3 Ankle.
4 Ankle.
5 Ankle.
6 Ankle.
7 Ankle.
8 Ankle.
9 VFL Got through a half in his comeback game. -
10 VFL Ready to return after 41 hitouts 19 disposals and two goals. -
11 Ess Looked like a player who hadn’t played footy this year. Will be better for run. 2
12 NM One positive for Tigers. Great second term helped side get on top then faded. 6
13 Frem Battled hard but outgunned by Sandilands. Two marks and one goal. 3
14 Syd Hard toiler in ruck and in tandem with Hampson had the better of Derickx. 6
15 StK Had the edge in good battle with Longer and directed the ball better. 5
16 Bris Great battle with Martin. Both had their moments – 13 contested possessions. 6
17 Port Back to his 2013 form in the ruck. Wore down Lobbe to play a big role. 7
18 WCE Naitanui troubled him in ruck but wet helped nullify the advantage. 5
19 GWS Big effort in the ruck opposed to Mumford. Clearly the heart and soul of group. 7
20 Ess As the game wore on he wore Ryder down and a key late in the match. 7
21 Adel Lost the ruck battle to Jacobs. 5
22 StK Squared ruck contests with Longer but far more effective around ground. 6
23 Syd Had debutant Naismith and back-ups Tippett/Reid for company, but destroyed them. 8
EF Port No influence bar a goal in first half and had a day he will want to forget. 2
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PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Carl Catalyst of the midfield domination and was a key force – six clearances. 8
2 StK Kicked final goal but really struggled. Looked right out of sorts. 3
3 WB Controlled the ruck right from the first bounce. Kicked two goals also. 7
4 Coll Lowered colours again. Form has to be a huge worry for the coach. 3
5 Frem Better than previous weeks and won 11 contested poss. Didn’t always use ball well. 6
6 Geel Going OK until copped a leg injury in third term and was restricted. 4
7 Port Played second fiddle in the ruck to Stephenson and was good. 6
8 Ankle.
9 Ess Hasn’t quite captured the form from 2012 but battled the game out. 6
10 WCE Beaten in ruck and quiet around the ground but it mattered little. 4
12 Adel Found something closer to his best form. Settled side with goal in final term. 6
13 WB Shaded in ruck battle against Minson but got involved well around the ground. 6
14 Groin.
15 Groin.
16 GCS Shaded Nicholls in ruck duels but failed to impact in the air around the ground. 5
17 Frem Went one-out most of day in ruck. 26 hit-outs, involved a lot around ground. 6
18 Syd Outgunned by Pyke and Mumford. 4
19 Haw Huge in setting side up for a clinical win around the footy – seven clearances 7
20 Bris Dominated centre bounces consistently finding a teammate in traffic. 8
21 Carl Broke even with Warnock with 33 hitouts and a late goal. 6
22 GWS Got the Tigers rolling with his work at the centre bounces. 7
23 Ess Good in the ruck duels but wasn’t able to get into the game at ground level. 5
EF Carl Matched the taller Warnock well and kicked two final-term goals.. 6

2012 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Carl Had a real crack and created a presence. 5
2 Coll Beaten by Jolly early, but fought back in second half. 4
3 Melb OK in the ruck and provided a presence. Played his role. 5
4 Geel Played behind ball and successfully got in the way. Beat West to boot. 6
5 WCE Great first half helped keep side in touch but faded against Naitanui. 6
6 Port Best afield with 46 hit-outs in his first game back at AAMI Stadium. 9
7 Syd Another good game. Dominated the ruck and found 17 touches. 7
8 Ess Head to head with Bellchambers. Got on top in second half. 7
9 Haw Had game-high nine h/o to advantage and kicked two key goals in third term. 8
10 StK Dominated ruck duels and highlighted Saints’ deficiencies. 8
11 Frem Found the going tough despite Sandilands going off early – fumbled a lot. 4
12 GWS Eleven of his 34 hit-outs went to advantage and 10 contested possessions. 6
14 Adel Good old-fashioned ruck contest between two giants in great form. 8
15 Melb Has played better games this year – six hit-outs to advantage and four marks. 5
17 NM Tried super hard but his influence wasn’t noticeable. 4
18 Carl A force in final term 5
19 Bris Won the hitouts (41) and competed hard all over the ground. 7
20 WB Rekindled early season form with 13 hit-outs to advantage and six marks. 6
21 Frem Battled hard against Sandilands with limited time to prepare for him. 6
22 Ess Toiled single handed against Bellchambers. 5
23 Port Has had better days this year although some ruckwork OK. 4