Matt WHITE

#19  

Age: 31yr 9mth Games: 155 Born: Apr 15, 1987
Height: 180cm Weight: 82kg Position:

2017 Digest:   A pectoral tear then a cheekbone injury hampered his 2016 season and now an on-going calf has him sidelined again. Not ideal.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

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2 -
3 Senior emergency.
4 GWS Struggled to have the same impact he showed a few years back as a gut running, quick half forward. 4
5 SANFL At his speedy best with a good, solid four-quarter contribution. -
6 SANFL Caught the eye with some dashing runs before sustaining a hamstring injury. -
7 Hamstring.
8 SANFL Bye. -
9 SANFL Wasn’t the worst but Port needs more from a player of his experience. -
10 SANFL Had some nice moments with 21 disposals and a major. -
11 SANFL Kicked a goal and always looked dangerous on the run streaming into Port’s attacking 50. -
12 SANFL Ran Westies ragged on the outside with 24 touches and a goal. -
13 SANFL Nailed a goal late in the third term but was extremely poor for the rest of the afternoon. -
14 Coll Great inclusion with his speed and attack forward of centre; 21 disposals, one goal and three score assists. 7
15 Rich Former Tiger left his kicking boots at home with three misses from three relatively easy set shots. 5
16 WCE Not his day. Only 10 possessions. 3
17 NM His speed is always a factor and has been a welcome addition since his return from a lengthy layoff. 5
18 Melb No impact really at half forward. Unable to use his speed. 3
19 StK Not seen much in first half and then disappeared after half time. 2
20 Senior emergency.
21 SANFL Provided run, carry and plenty of metres gained among his 24 disposals. -
22 SANFL Had 20 touches and showed some dash at times. -
23 Senior emergency.
EF SANFL Kicked an early goal before his afternoon ended early with an ankle injury. -

2016 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 StK Injured his pectoral muscle early in the game and did not return. 1
2 Pectoral.
3 Pectoral.
4 Pectoral.
5 Pectoral.
6 Pectoral.
7 Pectoral.
8 Pectoral.
9 Pectoral.
10 Pectoral.
11 Pectoral.
12 Pectoral.
13 Pectoral.
14 Pectoral.
15 Pectoral.
16 Pectoral.
17 SANFL Smashed in for nine clearances in comeback from long-term injury. -
18 SANFL Bye. -
19 Bris Outclassed Andrews and besides two goals he took four contested marks. 6
20 SANFL Again used his pace to jet out of the stoppages. His best is nigh. -
21 SANFL Kicked a goal, then had his cheekbone smashed, all in the first term. -
22 Cheekbone.
23 Cheekbone.

2015 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 Frem Kicked a goal but not prominent. 4
2 Syd His speed brought Port Adelaide into the game in the second half. 6
3 NM Three goals but lacked composure at times going forward early. Had sore ankle. 6
4 Haw Struggling with pace and form. 4
5 Adel Laid nine tackles and had two scoring assists. 6
6 WCE Four inside-50s and little else from the speedy wingman. 5
7 Bris Subbed-out in third term after initially starting on Rich. 4
8 Rich Down on form. May struggle to keep his place in the side. 3
9 Melb Good contributor as a lively half forward opposed to Grimes. 6
10 WB Getting back to the form of 2014. 6
11 Geel Struggling until pinged a hamstring in second term and was done for night. 1
12 Hamstring.
13 Hamstring.
14 Hamstring.
15 Hamstring.
16 Hamstring.
17 Ess Not a factor in first half. Speed brought crucial late goal. 3
18 StK The Power have missed his speed and goalkicking ability. 6
19 WB Lots of run but too little of the ball. Needed to find it more than 11 times. 4
20 GWS Subbed out after only nine disposals, may be sent back to the SANFL. 3
21 Haw Kicked a great goal on the run which showcased his pace. 6
22 GCS Looked to take the game on and was OK. 5
23 Frem Six inside-50s and two goals for the speedy wingman. 5

2014 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 Carl Flitted in and out for 12 disposals but missed two chances at goal. 4
2 Adel The Super Sub, kicked two goals in the final term when the game was won. 4
3 NM Showed his pace more and had the job on Harvey for most of the game. 6
4 Bris Had six clearances, kicked three goals and set up two others. 7
5 WCE Injected some pace and burst to a game that was stagnant at times. 7
6 Geel Started brilliantly with a couple of goals but folded later. 5
7 GWS His speed too much for GWS, kicking three goals and taking seven marks. 8
8 Frem The two goals he kicked in the last term sparked the Power. 6
10 Haw Brought crowd to life when he burst past former Port great Burgoyne. 4
11 Melb Made a few blues, but continued to work hard and try to provide run. 6
12 Foot.
13 Syd Two quick goals in the second term had Port in the game. Ran hard. 6
14 WB Six inside-50’s and three scoring assists. 5
15 Adel Blistering pace worried the Crows defenders for the entire match. 6
16 Ess Six inside-50s, a goal and two scoring assists. 5
17 Rich Dangerous against former club early and kicked one of the goals of the year. 6
18 Melb Subbed out after minimal influence on the match. 3
19 Groin.
20 Groin.
21 GCS Busy early but unlike most teammates drifted from the game in second half. 5
22 Carl Five inside-50s and a miraculous goal before being subbed out. 5
23 Frem Only broke clear occasionally and subbed off at last change. 4
EF Rich Subbed out with a suspected fractured jaw, finals campaign may be over. 3
SF Frem Explosive speed came into play in second half after a quiet first. 5
PF Haw Copped a heavy hit early, which stunned him. Gave some run. 4
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 PM Not at his best after being surprisingly left out of seniors. -
2 VFL Ran hard as is his want. Busy effort. -
3 VFL Worked hard to link up through midfield. Solid. -
4 VFL Tried to give customary run but was a touch subdued. -
5 Frem There’s poised speed and panicky speed. He plays more with the latter. 2
6 Geel Sub. On in final term but unable to have an impact. 1
7 VFL Bye. -
8 Melb Sub. Kicked a goal but that was about it. 2
9 Ess Sub. Relatively subdued when given a run. 2
10 WCE Kicked first goal and had 13 disposals in first half. Went quiet after main break. 7
12 Adel Sub. On in third term and had four inside-50s and two goal assists. 2
13 WB Subbed on for Astbury and had an immediate impact. Enjoyed his energy. 4
14 StK Sub came on in third term and immediately got involved. 3
15 NM On early as sub and found a bit of the ball. Becoming very good at the sub role. 5
16 GCS Finally shed the sub’s vest. Gave some run but kicking inside 50 was scrappy. 5
17 Frem Ran with Hill at times in his 100th game and capped it off with a goal. Nice outing. 6
18 Syd Opened with instant goal. Negating forward on Malceski. OK first half. 5
19 Haw Two second-half goals were handy in context of game. Didn’t star. 5
20 Bris Standout game – another pest for Brisbane across half forward. 7
21 Hamstring.
22 GWS Ran hard but didn’t hit the scoreboard like he can. Solid game without starring. 5
23 Ess Quiet first half until being subbed out with a hamstring concern. 2
QF Hamstring.
EF Hamstring.
SF
PF
GF

2012 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 VFL Strong game for Coburg. The best of the Tigers. -
2 VFL Ran the lines well and was one of the Tigers best. -
4 Geel Only played 42 minutes for three touches and a goal. 1
5 WCE Only three possessions from 44 minutes game time. 1
6 VFL 17 possessions and ran hard but not his best day. -
7 VFL Strong game in the Tigers midfield. -
8 VFL Rebounded after bad start. Not the worst. -
11 VFL Finished with 30 touches to be the Tigers best. -
13 VFL The Tigers best with 28 disposals and a goal. Reported late. -
15 Melb One goal and ball use OK. Played a part. 5
19 Bris Earned another reprieve at selection table and was OK. 5
20 WB Will be anxious all week about his place in side. Not really a factor. 3
21 Frem Used his pace to good effect. Had 20 disposals. 6
22 Ess Subbed off early in second term with hamstring. 1