Matt THOMAS

#19  

Age: 32yr 4mth Games: 102 Born: Feb 27, 1987
Height: 186cm Weight: 84kg Position: MID
Dream Team Profile

2015 Digest:   The former Port Adelaide hard nut played some handy games in 2014 as a defensive midfielder. Yet to rejoin full training after undergoing knee surgery.

2015 NAB Cup:   Missed the first two games with a knee injury but returned for final weekend in VFL. Looked rusty.

2015 Season

Played for : Richmond

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3 VFL 24 possessions and a goal. Hard worker. -
4 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
5 VFL 31 possessions but wasted quite a few. -
6 VFL OK early until injury ended his day prior to half time. -
7 VFL Laid 16 tackles to go with 27 possessions. Hard worker. -
8 VFL Hard worker in midfield with 11 tackles. -
9 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
10 VFL Only 13 possessions and wasn’t able to get anything going. -
11 VFL Bye. -
12 VFL Good toiler in midfield with 22 possessions, six tackles. -
13 VFL Consistent performer in midfield with 28 disposals, five tackles. -
14 VFL One of Tigers’ best. 28 touches and plenty of hard work in tight. -
15 VFL Influential in midfield with relentless attack on ball. 23 touches. -
16 VFL Injured in second term and sat out rest of game. -
17 Senior emergency.
18 VFL Did all he could in midfield with 34 touches, six tackles in loss. -
19 VFL Bye. -
20 GCS Caught with ball a few times but burrowed in for 12 CPs and four clearances. 5
21 Senior emergency.
22 Ess Relished wet conditions to grab 12 CP’s and six clearances. 7
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EF -

2014 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 GCS Won plenty of ball in midfield, but so did his opponent. Attacked the ball with ferocity. 6
2 Carl Continues to be surprise packet. Great work-rate in first half and used body as battering ram. 6
3 WB Went to dangerous Macrae after half time. Gave his all but disposal only fair. 6
4 Coll Worked hard as always in head-to-head duel with Ball. 5
5 Bris Started OK but ran out of steam and subbed off in third term. 3
6 Knee.
7 Senior emergency.
8 VFL Bye. -
9 VFL One of the Tigers’ best in midfield with 26 touches. -
10 GWS Added a tougher edge to Tiger midfield and got better as game wore on. 7
11 Ess Plodded away to lay team-high seven tackles. Tried hard but little zip. 6
12 NM Plodded away in the middle and was one of few to produce an even performance. 7
13 Suspended.
14 Syd Sub came on in third quarter and was busy. 3
15 StK Conceded half a dozen frees but wisely used hands instead of kicking. Solid in middle. 5
16 Achilles.
17 Senior emergency.
18 WCE Eyes lit up when rain came and he was tough around the ball – 10 tackles. 7
19 GWS Barrelled in around the contests to provide a hard edge. Played his role. 6
20 Ess Shadowed Heppell early but burnt off. Subbed out after a quiet game. 2
21 Knee.
22 Knee.
23 Knee.
QF Knee.
EF Knee.
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 SANFL Big stats for Norwood but disposal at times was iffy. -
2 SANFL Not as prominent as last week but still OK. -
3 SANFL Big numbers again with 34 touches for the Redlegs. -
4 SANFL Big numbers again. 30 disp. seven clearances. -
5 Senior emergency.
6 SANFL 27 hard touches but was shaded by Power team-mate Moore. -
7 SANFL Bye. -
8 SANFL Two second-quarter goals gave Norwood momentum against South. -
9 Geel Ran with a few Cats in the midfield and ended with two goals, nine cont poss. 6
10 Shoulder.
11 Shoulder.
12 GWS Had no problem finding the ball but efficiency must improve to hold his spot. 5
13 Syd Subbed out of the game in the third term after little impact on proceedings. 2
14 SANFL Responded to AFL axe with 30 possessions and eight inside 50s. -
15 SANFL Just keeps getting the job done for Redlegs. 28 disposals. -
16 Haw Played his part in the midfield and kicked a goal. 6
17 SANFL 33 in-and-under touches, 10 clearances in the wet. -
18 SANFL A standout with 24 disposals and two first-term goals. -
19 SANFL Set tone with imposing first term, finished with 25 touches. -
20 SANFL Bye. -
21 SANFL Donned the hard hit with typically tough inside mid display. -
22 SANFL 21 touches and fourth-quarter goal to lead Norwood midfield. -
23 SANFL Industrious as usual with game-high 30 possessions. -
QF SANFL Made up for lack of touches with supreme pressuring and harassing. -
EF SANFL Made up for lack of touches with supreme pressuring and harassing. -
SF
PF SANFL Celebrated Magarey Medal with outstanding game, 34 touches. -
GF

2012 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 StK Had 13 contested possessions and five clearances starting on the bench. 7
2 Ess Only one kick first and nine touches for game. Team high seven tackles. 4
3 Syd Struggled with the ball winning talents of the Sydney midfield. 4
5 SANFL Good outing for Norwood with 23 possessions. -
6 SANFL Played well for Norwood. Close to a recall. -
7 SANFL Good outing again for Norwood. -
8 NM Strong midfielder made his presence felt with six crunching tackles. 7
9 GCS Battled hard but didn’t have a huge impact. 4
10 Carl Was damaging in the forward half as the defensive half forward. 8
12 WB Dished out hard hit on Liberatore but that was about all he did. No impact. 3
16 Ess Turned over the ball twice at critical stages resulting in goals to Essendon. 5
17 Melb No frills, but worked hard. 5
18 Frem Struggling with form and the pace of the game at the moment. 4
19 GWS With seven inside 60s, six clearances and nine marks, he made an effort. 5
20 Haw Worked hard to stem the tide. Can hold his head high. 6
21 WCE Had the job as the defensive forward on Hurn. 4
22 Bris Not getting enough of the football as a midfielder. 4
23 Rich Good foot soldier who never stops trying but impact not enormous. 5