Matthew LOBBE

#27   Carlton

Age: 30yr 7mth Games: 93 Born: Feb 12, 1989
Height: 200cm Weight: 96kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Fallen down the pecking order and will have to produce a big turnaround to get a look-in this season. Needs more of the ball.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 -
2 -
3 SANFL Kicked a goal and shaded McGinty in ruck. -
4 Hamstring.
5 Hamstring.
6 SANFL Beaten in ruck and certainly overtaken by Frampton in Port’s big man pecking order. -
7 SANFL Much stronger performance in ruck with 36 hitouts. Competed hard. -
8 SANFL Bye. -
9 SANFL Missed a sitter and not the player he was but 32 hitouts and nine tackles suggest he’s still having a crack. -
10 SANFL Ruckwork was steady and kicked a goal. Just okay around the ground . -
11 SANFL Wasn’t asked to contribute much in ruck but was serviceable around the ground. -
12 SANFL Kicked a goal with his only kick – late in the fourth term. Looks shot. -
13 SANFL Won the ruck battle with 33 hitouts and laid five tackles. Despite the result, his best game for a long time. -
14 SANFL Bye. -
15 SANFL Confidence is slowly returning. 15 touches, 14 hitouts and eight tackles demonstrated his workrate. -
16 SANFL Won the ruck battle with 31 hitouts and was solid around the park. -
17 SANFL Continued his purple patch with another bullocking ruck display, chalking up 17 touches, 28 hitouts and seven tackles. -
18 SANFL Soundly beat McGinty in ruck and was pretty good around the ground. -
19 Bye.
20 SANFL Comfortably won the ruck duel, racking up 33 hitouts and eight tackles. -
21 SANFL Won the ruck battle decisively and jagged a goal in huge win. -
22 SANFL His second half of 2017 has been excellent. Got the points over Baulderstone in heavyweight ruck stoush. -
23 Did not play for Port Magpies.
EF SANFL Absolutely dominated in ruck with 45 hitouts and seven tackles. -

2016 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 StK Struggled in the centre square against the dominance of Tom Hickey. Needs to lift. 4
2 Adel Did well to win 39 hit-outs but well beaten by Jacobs. 5
3 Ess OK against Leuenberger, but yet to beat an opponent outright this season. 5
4 GWS Rucked OK against Mumford, but had little impact around the ground. 4
5 Geel Battled Smith/Stanley in ruck but struggled. Lack of mobility hurts ability to get around the ground. 3
6 SANFL Copped a knock to the knee and didn't return in second half. -
7 Knee.
8 Knee.
9 Knee.
10 Knee.
11 Knee.
12 Knee.
13 Knee.
14 Knee.
15 Knee.
16 Knee.
17 SANFL 21 hitouts in return to footy. Looked okay, albeit a little rusty. -
18 SANFL Bye. -
19 SANFL Towelled up by O'Brien in ruck. Forgettable afternoon. -
20 SANFL Superman in ruck. 48 hitouts, 11 tackles and a goal. AFL spot awaits. -
21 Melb First game back after a long-term knee injury, was reasonable up against Gawn. 4
22 Adel Serviceable game in the ruck against one the AFL’s leading ruckmen in Jacobs. 6
23 GCS Even battle with Brooksby in the ruck though not much influence around the ground. 3

2015 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 Quad.
2 Quad.
3 Quad.
4 Haw First game of the season and a good contributor with eight tackles. 6
5 Adel Worked well in tandem with Ryder. 5
6 WCE Failed to make an impression in the ruck and around the ground. 5
7 Bris Mainstay in the ruck and then pushed forward in last term. 7
8 Rich 29 hit-outs but little else from the big man. 5
9 Melb Even battle in ruck with Spencer. 6
10 WB Most dominant big man on the ground with 44 hit-outs. 7
11 Geel Hammered by Stanley and later Blicavs and Walker. Competed well for taps. 3
12 Carl Much better than previous week – 16 hit-outs to advantage and five marks. 7
14 Syd Battled away in the ruck and probably took honours against Swan duo. 6
15 Coll Took a hit to the ribs and struggled to influence the game. 3
16 Adel Two goals and 23 hit-outs from the Power’s No.1 ruckman. 5
17 Ess With Ryder combined to outgun Essendon rucks. 6
18 StK Won 29 hit-outs but only four were to the advantage of teammates. 5
19 WB 19 hit-outs but incredibly just two disposals. Subbed out in the third term. 3
20 SANFL Responded to demotion with 64 hitouts, six clearances and a goal. -
21 SANFL Even ruck battle with Bass, finished with 34 hitouts, 12 disposals. -
22 GCS Conditions didn't suit but he toiled away. 3
23 Frem Finally getting the balance right with Ryder. 6

2014 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 Carl Only three hit-outs to advantage but was great in final term to lift team. 6
2 Adel Kicked the first goal at the redeveloped Adelaide Oval. 6
3 NM Beaten in the ruck around the ground but did get his fair share of the hit-outs. 3
4 Bris Won 27 hit-outs up against West. 6
5 WCE Took on Cox and Naitanui and more than held his own. Coming of age. 7
6 Geel Early goal helped set tone and did well against McIntosh. 6
7 GWS Laid eight tackles, but probably just shaded by Giles. 6
8 Calf.
9 Calf.
10 Haw His centre ruck work gave Port first use time and time again. 7
11 Melb Shaded in the ruck duels but had a bigger impact once the ball hit the deck. 6
12 StK Hit-out dominance over Longer helped the Power midfield to dominate. 7
13 Syd Starred in the ruck against Derickx and gave Port every opportunity to win. 7
14 WB Dominated the dual with Will Minson and laid 11 tackles. 8
15 Adel Came off second best against the Showdown medallist Jacobs. 5
16 Ess Great duel with Ryder, won 35 hit-outs. 7
17 Rich Took on the majority of the ruck duties and was eventually wore down. 5
18 Melb Tough battle with Jamar and laid a game-high ten tackles. 6
19 Coll Eight hit-outs to advantage and tried his backside off. 6
20 Syd Had the better of Pyke in ruck and pushed forward for a goal. 7
21 GCS Back to his best form obliterating the inexperienced Gorringe. 8
22 Carl Great duel with Wood and just edged him out. 6
23 Frem Had to do it solo in ruck for virtually all day. 5
EF Rich Won the battle against Maric in ruck, winning 26 hit-outs to 20. 6
SF Frem Solo effort against Dockers duo. The one who got on top late. 7
PF Haw Took one Hawks’ ruck on his own and did a job. Got on top late again. 6
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2013 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 Melb Beaten in the ruck by Jamar but got involved around the ground. 5
2 GWS Battled along in the ruck and did his bit. 4
3 Adel Won the ruck battle against a disappointing Jacobs. 6
4 GCS Didn't get a lot of the footy but good in centre hit-outs. 4
5 WCE Working well in tandem with Renouf, chimed in with 13 hit-outs. 5
6 NM Kicked a nice goal and was a handy No.2 ruckman. 4
7 SANFL Bye. -
8 Carl Had 20 hit-outs but was beaten in the ruck by Warnock and Kreuzer. 4
9 Ankle.
10 Ankle.
11 SANFL Commanding ruck effort in first game back from injury. -
12 GWS Good duel with Giles and held his own. Improving player. 6
13 Syd 38 hit-outs and 11 tackles in a great duel with Pyke. 7
14 Coll Great duel with Hudson winning 23 hit-outs. 5
15 Ess Controlled the hit-outs against Ryder and Bellchambers in an impressive display. 7
16 Haw Won 25 hit-outs and had three clearances and three inside 50s. 6
17 StK Had upper hand in ruck duels and also kicked handy goal. 6
18 Bris Great tussle with Matthew Leuenberger and won 22 hit-outs. 6
19 Adel Great duel with Jacobs in the ruck winning 32 hit-outs. 7
20 Geel Huge. Had 59 hit-outs (17 to advantage) and was the Power’s best. 8
21 GCS Most dominant big man on the ground with 43 hit-outs. 7
22 Frem Work ethic illustrated by tackle count of 15. Also won most ruck taps. 7
23 Carl Started out up forward in an effort to stretch the Carlton defence. 5
EF Coll Nothing spectacular about him but he soldiered on in the ruck and around field. 6
SF Geel Troubled initially by Cats’ ruck pair, but had a fine game in ruck. 7

2012 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

8 SANFL Back from injury with 20 hitouts and 13 possessions. -
10 SANFL Good return with 15 hitouts and 13 possessions. -
11 SANFL 11 possessions and 18 hitouts for West in loss to Centrals. -
13 SANFL Won 33 hitouts and controlled the ruck. Good outing. -
14 Geel No influence in the ruck but kicked two goals to add something up forward. 5
15 Adel Had the tough task of going up against the inform Sam Jacobs. 4
16 Ess Struggling to keep up and was duly subbed out in the third term. 3
17 Melb He and opposing ruck Spencer were on the ground for majority of the day. 5
18 Frem 22 hit-outs, four clearances and three inside 50s, solid game from the big man. 6
19 GWS The ruckman had his hands full all day with Jonathan Giles and Dean Brogan. 2
20 Haw Shaded in the ruck but found a bit of ball around the ground. 3
21 WCE Had work cut out for him up against the league’s best in Cox and Naitanui. 5
22 Bris Gave the Power midfielders first use of the footy in the centre square. 6