Age: 32yr 5mth Games: 89 Born: Jan 19, 1987
Height: 206cm Weight: 106kg Position: RUC
Dream Team Profile

2015 Digest:   The availability of Kreuzer makes the competition tougher for ruck berths. Looked OK in pre-season.

2015 NAB Cup:   Scan on shoulder after Collingwood game and missed the last NAB game against Geelong.

2015 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 Shoulder.
2 Shoulder.
3 VFL 34 hitouts, but 20 possessions. Good signs from the ruckman. -
4 VFL Controlled the ruck against Port. Put his hand up for a recall. -
5 Coll Looked awkward and slow. 3
6 VFL 17 disposals and 34 hitouts in tight win over Dollies. -
7 VFL 28 hitouts to go with two goals in ruck. Solid effort. -
8 Geel Late inclusion laid three tackles (third best in team) but overall poor. 3
9 Hip.
10 Hip.
11 Hip.
12 Shoulder.
13 Shoulder.
14 Shoulder.
15 Shoulder.
16 Shoulder.
17 Shoulder.
18 Shoulder.
19 Shoulder.
20 Shoulder.
21 Shoulder.
22 Shoulder.
23 Shoulder.

2014 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 Port Not much around the ground but on top in ruck taps. 4
2 Rich Squared taps and Hampson did more in general play. Appeared to hurt leg late. 4
3 Ess Had 43 hit-outs but got smashed by Carlisle around the ground. 4
4 Melb Had 10 hit-outs to advantage and showed up some of his teammates. 6
5 WB Had total upper hand over Minson in first half, but honours even later. 6
6 WCE Beaten in ruck contests but won a crucial ground ball contest to kick a goal. 4
7 Coll Tried hard in ruck but shaded first half. Lifted later. 5
8 StK 10 hit-outs to advantage but didn’t take a mark which is area he has to work on. 4
10 Adel Beaten by Jacobs comprehensively but kept battling – nine hit-outs to ad. 4
11 Bris Well on top in ruck duels before West went off then had picnic with 57 hit-outs. 7
12 Geel Won ruck battle and added a goal to give side a lift around then ball. 6
13 Haw Struggled in ruck and tired late as Hawks exposed him by making him defend. 3
14 GWS Finished a distant second in his match-up with Mumford. 4
15 Coll 11 hit-outs to advantage but beaten on the day by Witts. 5
16 StK Little impact around ground in first half. Had edge in taps. 5
17 Syd Claimed just two touches and well beaten by Pyke. 3
18 VFL Good battle in ruck with Currie. 39 hitouts to press his claims. -
19 VFL Flogged in ruck by Max Gawn. Disappointing. -
20 VFL Even ruck battle but should be dominating this level. -
21 VFL Controlled the ruck with 43 hitouts to give mids first use. -
22 VFL Just OK in ruck but Hawk midfielders swept ball away. -
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2013 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 PM Lowered his colors to Stephenson. Not his best. -
2 VFL Got the better of both Daw and Currie in the ruck. -
3 VFL Dominated the ruck against Bendigo talls. Outstanding. -
4 WCE Not really a factor in ruck or around ground – four hit-outs to advantage. 3
5 Adel Gave first use to his on-ballers. Useful around the ground with 14 touches. 6
6 Melb Had 13 hit-outs to advantage and four clearances. Easily won the ruck. 6
7 StK Enormous amount of hit outs to advantage (16) but not much around ground. 5
8 Port Dominated the hit-outs with 30 but looked all at sea when resting forward. 5
9 Bris Won the hit-outs but could have done a little more in general play. 5
10 Knee.
11 Knee.
12 VFL Got his hands to the ball first but Hampson was more influential. -
13 VFL Poor game in the ruck where he was beaten by Wood and Campbell. -
14 VFL Spent a lot of time forward and kicked two goals. Rucked sparingly. -
15 VFL Good battle with Hille in the ruck. Pressed his claims for a recall. -
16 VFL Bye. -
17 VFL Started well against Lowden/Ceglar. Controlled the ruck. -
18 VFL Had 45 hitouts opposed to Stephenson and 12 possessions. -
19 VFL Won the ruck duel with Gabriel to give midfield a chance. -
20 WB Got the better of Minson at the stoppages and did OK when the ball hit the deck. 6
21 Rich Not a massive game but toiled hard and had 39 hit-outs. 5
22 Ess 41 hit-outs and battled manfully around the ground. 7
23 Port Best big man on the ground with 35 hit-outs. 7
EF Rich Most taps of any ruck with 21. Did his bit. 5
SF Syd Won most taps of any ruckman on the ground. Did his bit. 6

2012 Season

Played for : Carlton

3 VFL Looked rusty and in need of a few runs. -
4 VFL Pushed forward from the ruck to boot two goals. -
5 VFL More would be expected at this level. Just fair. -
9 Melb 14 hit outs to advantage to set up the clearance dominance for his team. 7
10 Port Best ruckman on the ground with 42 hit-outs. 7
11 Geel Controlling stoppages until suffered leg injury in third term and subbed off. 6
12 WCE Well beaten by Eagle duo and did nothing around the ground. 2
14 Haw Not much around ground but OK in ruck taps. 4
15 VFL Did well in his limited time in the ruck. -