Age: 34yr 8mth Games: 129 Born: Oct 10, 1984
Height: 188cm Weight: 80kg Position: DEF/FWD
Dream Team Profile

2015 Digest:   A smart player who understands the game as well as anyone going around. After his “almost” retirement his body is being managed through pre-season and will spend more time at half back in 2015.

2015 NAB Cup:   After deciding to continue playing has been closely managed during pre-season.

2015 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 Back.
2 Back.
3 Back.
4 Back.
5 Back.
6 Back.
7 Back.
8 Back.
9 Back.
10 VFL Got through return unscathed in Bombers’ big win. -
11 VFL Worked into game well to press claims for senior return. -
12 VFL Bye. -
13 Haw Couldn’t get into the game at all and offered little to the cause. 2
14 Shin.
15 Shin.
16 Shin.
17 Shin.
18 Shin.
19 Shin.
20 Shin.
21 Shin.
22 Shin.
23 Shin.

2014 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 Hamstring.
2 PM Slow start after injury but got better as the game wore on. -
3 Carl Kicked four goals playing in a deep forward role. 7
4 Frem Played deep in attack and was starve for opportunity. 3
5 Soreness.
6 Coll Had chances to kick more than one goal but lacked a bit of touch. 4
7 WB Lucky to escape injury late. Kicked a third term goal. 4
8 Knee.
9 Knee.
10 Knee.
11 Rich Played mostly inside attacking 50. Didn’t really have an impact before being subbed. 2
12 Rested.
13 Melb Minimal impact in front half. Disappointing output. 2
14 Adel Gave the forward line some oomph. Two goals. 7
15 Suspended.
16 Port Surprisingly played the entire match in defence and was good. 7
17 Coll Collected the ball at will in defence and among best for Dons. Subbed off late. 7
18 WB Used down back with success again and used ball well. Chipped in with sealing goal. 7
19 Syd In defence was down compared to recent form. 4
20 Rich Started as spare in defence then went to attack late and goaled. Cramping late. 5
21 WCE Made a difference when sent forward. Two important goals in third. Cramped late. 7
22 GCS Used forward and back but not a great day. Only five effective disposals. 3
23 Carl Set his team alight after a tardy start. Good rebound and nice use. 6
EF NM Initially picking up Ziebell when he went forward. Thrown into attack later. 5
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 PM Massive second quarter suggests he’s ready. -
2 VFL Sublime! Eight goals in three quarters. A cut above. -
3 VFL Ready to return after playing mostly in midfield. -
4 StK Big cheer when he came on as a sub and got a few touches. 1
5 Coll Back to his classy best at half forward. Three goals and created a few more. 8
6 Rested.
7 Geel Well beaten by Guthrie and couldn’t get into the game at all. 2
8 Bris Didn’t get into the contest at all playing up forward. 3
9 Rich Provided a target inside 50 and was useful on the lead. 5
10 Syd Handy with his run and pace and kicked a ripper long goal. 6
11 Carl Went to Walker and featured prominently in second half. 6
12 GCS Used across half back with modest success. Ball use was good, however. 6
14 WCE Dangerous early and three goals was a handy input. 6
15 Port Chimed in with three critical goals roaming half forward. Important effort. 6
16 WB Ended with four goals to be one of the difference-makers. 8
17 Soreness.
18 Soreness.
19 Soreness.
20 WCE Two early goals and looked the most likely Bomber until hammy went and was subbed. 4
21 Hamstring.
22 Hamstring.
23 Hamstring.

2012 Season

Played for : Essendon

15 VFL Got through his first game back OK. -
16 VFL First game back and got through OK. Looked good. -
17 VFL OK without being a star. Got some more match fitness. -
18 Haw Goaled in his return game, but at least had excuse for looking rusty. 3
19 Adel Kicked four goals in only his second game back from a knee reconstruction. 7