Sam LONERGAN

#22  

Age: 31yr 12mth Games: 81 Born: Mar 26, 1987
Height: 182cm Weight: 81kg Position: MID
Dream Team Profile

2013 Digest:   Tough little nugget chopped by Essendon at the end of his seventh season and picked up by the Tigers as a rookie to back up the midfield. Had an ankle problem at the end of last year that delayed his pre-season start.

2013 NAB Cup:   Only played his first game a fortnight ago and needs more miles in legs.

2013 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Ankle.
2 Hamstring.
3 Hamstring.
4 Hamstring.
5 VFL 14 possessions in first game back from injury. -
6 VFL Put his head over the ball and won plenty of frees. Good. -
7 VFL Bye. -
8 VFL Battled hard in the middle but Werribee’s numbers told in the end. -
9 Ess Failed to fire in his first game for his club. 4
10 WCE Sub. On third term to join the party but wasted many of his limited touches. 1
12 VFL Super around the clearances. Hard as a cats head. -
13 VFL Laid eight tackles to got with 16 touches in midfield. -
14 VFL Good around the clearances in the Tiger midfield. 24 touches. -
15 VFL Good effort with 22 touches and nine clearances. -
16 VFL Bye. -
17 VFL Prolific at the stoppages with 11 clearances and 24 touches. -
18 Senior emergency.
19 VFL Excelled at the stoppages to get the ball moving forward. -
20 VFL Massive day with 40 disposals, 16 clearances and two goals. -
21 Didn’t play for Coburg.
22 VFL Good worker in midfield with 27 disposals and 10 clearances. -
23 -
QF
EF
SF
PF
GF

2012 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 VFL Played his role well in the midfield. Staked a claim. -
2 Port On first term to replace Hille but only had eight disposals. 3
4 Carl Tough and hard in the clinches. 6 tackles. 5
5 Coll Bombers’ best around the stoppages – seven clearances, 19 disposals. 7
6 Bris Outstanding. Had a team-high eight clearances and 12 tackles, plus two goals. 8
7 WCE Solid without making a huge impact. 4
8 Rich In starting four in middle. Slapped on 10 tackles in a workmanlike effort. 5
9 GWS Did some of important grunt work, finishing with 13 contested possessions. 5
10 Melb Sub came on start of third term and only had a couple of touches. 1
11 Syd Didn’t get a sniff early but better in final hour. 4
13 VFL Provided good drive in the midfield. -
14 WB Sound contributor across four quarters. 5
15 StK Gritty midfielder who tried hard all night. 7
17 VFL Worked hard in the midfield. Good at the stoppages. -
18 VFL Did well especially in close at the stoppages. -
19 Adel Kicked the first goal of the match as he outbustled Shaw. 6
20 NM Pitted against Wright as a forward. Tried hard but was outdone. 4
21 Carl Mixed good with bad. Ok first half but faded badly after main break. 5
23 VFL On fire early until injury ended his day. -