Jonathon GRIFFIN

#12  

Age: 33yr 0mth Games: 97 Born: Jan 14, 1986
Height: 201cm Weight: 101kg Position:

2017 Digest:   An effective ruck foil to Sandilands in the first two JLT matches and showed no ill effects of previous achilles niggle.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 Geel Tandem ruck team with Sandilands. Didn't impact around the ground like coach would have liked. 3
2 Port Played predominantly forward for one goal, and gave Sandilands a chop out in the Dockers forward 50. 4
3 WAFL Good effort in the ruck in rotation with Darcy. Got his hands to the ball first at stoppages. -
4 WAFL Did the bulk of the ruckwork to end with 43 hitouts and 12 possessions. Solid. -
5 WAFL Bye. -
6 WAFL Rotated between the ruck and attack. 34 hitouts and five marks. Steady. -
7 WAFL Steady game in the ruck, but didn’t have much of a say when the ball hit the deck. -
8 WAFL Played his part in the ruck with 29 possessions and a goal. Fair. -
9 WAFL Rucked well in big win over Perth. 36 hitouts and pushed forward for two goals. -
10 Adel Did a reasonable job in the ruck in the absence of Aaron Sandilands but still not good enough to stop Sam Jacobs. 4
11 Coll Beaten early but fought back and had a crack. 6
12 Bris Won the hit-out count against Martin but Brisbane won the clearances. Also Martin won the general play duel. 5
13 Bye.
14 Calf.
15 WAFL Okay without being at his absolute best with 31 hitouts. -
16 WAFL Gave Peel first use of the ball with 49 hitouts. Kicked a goal too. -
17 WAFL Dominated in the ruck with 45 hitouts and presented well. One of Peel's best. -
18 WAFL Good battle in the ruck and finished with 43 hitouts. Followed up well around the contest and 11 marks showcased that aspect of his game. -
19 WAFL Played in the ruck and spent some time forward. Follow-up work was good and he was especially strong in the ruck. -
20 GCS Fought hard and kicked a goal during the third term. 4
21 Senior emergency.
22 WAFL Excellent in the ruck. Provided a strong contest and was very good late. -
23 Ess Showed some forward craft with two majors and was handy in the ruck duels. 6

2016 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WB Teamed with Clarke in ruck and had a bit of success in hitout duels. Fair. 4
2 WAFL Controlled ruck with 36 hit outs and 12 possessions. -
3 WAFL Best ruckman in game with 36 hit outs, seven good marks. -
4 NM Tried valiantly to negate Goldstein’s influence in the ruck. Beaten but not disgraced. 5
5 Carl Kicked a goal, competed in the air. Gave the team a presence. 6
6 Adel Battled well against Jacobs and pushed forward for a goal in the last term. 5
7 GWS A strong game in the ruck. Had a presence and won the ball too. 7
8 Haw Main ruckman did OK and kicked important goal just before half time. 5
9 Rich Laid six tackles so tried to do more than just win hit-outs. 4
10 StK Helped his midfielders to get first use in Freo comeback. Shaded by Hickey overall. 5
11 Ess Booted a goal but Leuenberger was the most dangerous ruckman. 5
12 Hamstring.
13 Hamstring.
14 Hamstring.
15 Hamstring.
16 Melb Lowered colours in ruck to Gawn as expected. Tried hard but outclassed. 3
17 Geel Great early but faded as the game wore on. Didn’t take a mark for the night. 3
18 GCS Little influence around the ground though managed to boot a goal. 3
19 WAFL No great impact with 11 touches, 30 hit outs and just two marks. -
20 WAFL Worked hard for 13 disposals, 14 hit outs, two goals. -
21 WAFL Bye. -
22 GWS Tried hard in the ruck but failed to impact around the ground. 4
23 WAFL Little impact as key forward with four touches and a goal. -

2015 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WAFL Dominated ruck with 14 touches and 35 hit outs. -
2 WAFL Decent showing in the ruck with 12 touches and 27 hit outs. -
3 WAFL Good showing in the ruck with 17 touches, 32 hit outs. -
4 WAFL Solid in the ruck with eight touches and 24 hit outs. -
5 WAFL Battled away in the ruck with 14 touches, 33 hit outs and two goals. -
6 Senior emergency.
7 WAFL Worked hard in the ruck with 12 touches and 38 hit outs. -
8 WAFL Bye. -
9 WAFL Good battle with Mark Seaby and ended up with 12 touches and 27 hit outs. -
10 Injured.
11 WAFL Good again in ruck with 15 disposals, 24 hit outs, two goals. -
12 WAFL Bye. -
13 WAFL Worked hard for 39 hitouts but just had six touches. -
14 WAFL Terrific in the ruck with 11 possessions, 35 hit outs and two goals. -
15 WAFL Dominated the ruck with 13 disposals, 31 hit outs and three goals. -
16 Carl Did OK in his AFL return. Kicked a goal and held his own in the ruck. 4
17 Rich Shared ruck duties and was a marking target in attack. Fair. 5
18 GWS His ruckwork and forward play gives the team a better look. 5
19 StK Back-up added to tall timber down forward and chimed in with two goals 5
20 WCE Rucked well and kicked a goal. 5
21 NM Tarrant picked him up at start. Contributed two goals and better in later stages. 4
22 Melb Not as good as in previous weeks. 3
23 Hamstring.
QF Hamstring.
PF Haw Big man did plenty of good work with two goals but shocking miss at crucial stage. 5

2014 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 Knee.
2 Knee.
3 WAFL Solid return with six touches and 16 hit outs in first game back. -
4 WAFL Finding form and fitness with 14 disposals, 12 hit outs. -
5 WAFL Struggled despite finishing with 30 hit outs. -
6 WAFL Best game of year with 17 disposals, 11 marks, 17 hit outs. -
7 WAFL Good in the ruck with 14 touches, seven marks, 41 hit outs. -
8 WAFL Dominant in ruck with 47 hit outs. -
9 WAFL Dominated the ruck with 31 hit outs. -
10 WAFL Bye. -
11 WAFL Bye. -
12 WAFL 14 touches and 25 hit outs in the ruck against former team. -
13 WAFL Good with 17 touches, 26 hit outs, nine marks as No. 1 ruckman. -
14 WAFL 10 touches and 47 hit outs in dominant ruck showing. -
15 WAFL Strong in the ruck with 21 disposals, 29 hit outs. -
16 WAFL Just eight possessions, 19 hit outs in the ruck. -
17 WAFL 17 touches and 38 hit outs in good battle with Mark Seaby. -
18 StK No impact at all in ruck and subbed off on third term. 1
19 WAFL Solid in ruck with 14 touches, 33 hit outs and a goal. -
20 WAFL Solid in the ruck with 15 touches, nine marks, 33 hit outs. -
21 WAFL 12 touches, five marks and 31 hit outs in the ruck. -
22 WAFL Battled hard for 15 touches and 21 hit outs. -
23 WAFL Strong showing with 20 touches, 28 hit outs, six marks. -
QF Late withdrawal.
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WCE Outstanding effort in the absence of Sandilands. Ran himself into the ground. 2
2 WB Imposed himself on the game. Fine performance. 8
3 Ess Only five taps to advantage and like many teammates was good early then quietened. 5
4 Haw Lowered his colors to Bailey. First down performance of the season. 3
5 Rich Excellent game both in the ruck and around the ground. 7
6 GCS Drifted forward to kick three goals and was the dominant big man. 7
7 Coll Did his knee early and will require a reconstruction. 1
8 Knee.
9 Knee.
10 Knee.
11 Knee.
12 Knee.
13 Knee.
14 Knee.
15 Knee.
16 Knee.
17 Knee.
18 Knee.
19 Knee.
20 Knee.
21 Knee.
22 Knee.
23 Knee.
QF Knee.
SF
PF Knee.
GF Knee.

2012 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WAFL Dominant ruck performance. 17 disposals, 23 hitouts. -
2 WAFL Took nine marks, 18 hit outs and two goals for Sharks. -
3 WAFL Eight touches and 31 hit outs for East Fremantle. -
5 Carl Stood in for Sandilands and tried hard but was outnumbered. 3
6 GCS Won the hit-out count but needed to get more involved around the ground. 3
8 WAFL 16 possessions, 10 marks, 34 hit outs for East Freo. -
9 WCE Subbed out as the team looked for run. 3
11 Rich Kicked goal of year contender, battled manfully after Sandilands went down. 6
13 Ess Freo won the clearances. That’s a huge positive. 6
14 Coll Only five hit outs to advantage and not a lot of influence around the ground. 4
15 WB Won 37 hit-outs to be leading ruckman. Set up Pavlich with one great pass. 6
16 Melb Got better after Jamar went off and had 11 hit outs to advantage. 6
17 GWS Took strong marks, rucked well and had 20 possessions. Played well. 7
18 Port Deputising beautifully for the injured Sandilands with 24 hit-outs. 5
19 WCE Lost the hit outs but nullified West Coast’s advantage. 6
20 Adel Great dual with Jacobs; the ex-Crow is filling in admirably for Sandilands. 6
23 Melb Kicked two goals to show he can play forward as well as ruck. 5
EF WAFL 16 possessions, six marks, 20 hit-outs for East Frem. -
PF WAFL Outstanding in grand final with 14 touches, 46 hit outs and three goals. -