Tony ARMSTRONG

#27  

Age: 29yr 9mth Games: 35 Born: Sep 29, 1989
Height: 183cm Weight: 80kg Position: DEF
Dream Team Profile

2015 Digest:   Delisted and re-rookied after failing to break into the senior line-up on a consistent basis in his first year at the club. The clock is ticking on his career. Has skill but perhaps lacks physical presence.

2015 NAB Cup:   Unsighted at senior level thus far but played in VFL trial on Saturday.

2015 Season

Played for : Collingwood

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3 VFL 22 possessions and ran hard from defence. -
4 VFL Injured early and took no further part. -
5 Knee.
6 Geel Always under pressure at half back, but handled it OK. 4
7 VFL Solid outing with 19 touches and a goal in win. -
8 VFL Bye. -
9 VFL Mopped up well down back to end with 29 disposals. -
10 VFL Provided some good run from defence again. -
11 VFL Fair in defence with 16 possessions. -
12 VFL Bye. -
13 VFL In everything early then ran out game well. 27 touches. -
14 VFL Just 11 touches but played his bit when required down back. -
15 Knee.
16 Knee.
17 VFL Ran well from defence with six rebound 50s. -
18 VFL Provided a spark at times running out of defence. -
19 VFL Rebounded and linked fairly well from back half. -
20 VFL Composed when running out of defence. -
21 VFL Set up play from the back half. 28 possessions. -
22 VFL Quieter in terms of possessions, but defended well enough. -
23 VFL Tweaked a calf and only played just on a half. -

2014 Season

Played for : Collingwood

1 PM Poor early but was involved much more after the main break. -
2 VFL Didn’t have his best day running out of defence. Loose. -
3 PM Dominated running off half back against AIS Academy. -
4 VFL Down on last week’s effort in big loss to Port Melbourne. -
5 VFL Defended well and provided good drive from the back half. -
6 VFL Didn’t have a great day down back. -
7 VFL Provided some run from defence, but had a few off moments. -
8 VFL Bye. -
9 VFL Ran hard and had an impact on the scoreboard – 2.3. -
10 VFL Played as a forward and was good with two goals. -
11 VFL Bye. -
12 VFL Worked hard defensively in the attack half. -
13 VFL Struggled to get his running game going. -
14 VFL In and out of the game without grabbing hold of the contest. -
15 VFL Given space in defence to collect 20 possessions. Solid. -
16 VFL Ran hard from defence to end with 18 possessions. -
17 VFL Hard worker defensively and gave some run with ball in hand. -
18 VFL Had 32 touches but was ill-disciplined. Needs to do better. -
19 Port Used ball with precision on a night many didn’t. Handy contributor. 6
20 WCE Used across half back. Did a few good things and certainly not the worst. 5
21 Bris Late replacement for Pendlebury having already played VFL. Did OK. 6
22 GWS Starting to find a role in best 22. Used ball well and was composed under pressure. 6
23 Haw Should have played a game earlier in day as he struggled to get involved. 2
QF -
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Sydney Swans

1 GWS Sub thrown on early in final term but had limited impact. 5
2 Returned to the reserves this week as he chases some consistency off half back.
3 NM In Shaw’s place in defence was OK without creating as frequent run. 5
4 Geel Used across half back and OK but not a huge factor. 5
5 StK Plenty of possessions off half back but often rushed disposals. 5
6 Bris Didn’t have a big day but played his part. 4
7 Haw Used across half back and OK early but went right out of the game. 4
8 NEAFL Influential early until being subbed out. -
9 NEAFL Rebounded well from the back half. Solid outing. -
10 NEAFL Provided good drive and was good defensively. -
11 NEAFL Tracked by Gillbee who limited his output to a degree. -
12 NEAFL Bye. -
13 Port Difficult afternoon trying to keep track of Neade. 4
14 NEAFL Won plenty of the ball but disposal wayward at times. -
15 NEAFL Led the way with his good run from defence against Eastlake. -
16 NEAFL Had some good patches but was inconsistent on the day. -
17 NEAFL Gave good run from half back and through midfield. Strong game. -
18 NEAFL Bye. -
19 NEAFL Ran well out of defence to drive the Swans forward. -
20 NEAFL Did well in defence and provided good rebounding run. -
21 NEAFL Did well once again in defence. Rebounded beautifully. -
22 NEAFL Bye. -
23 NEAFL A standout in defence. Provided great run and rebound. -
QF
SF VFL Influential off the half back line, providing plenty of run. -
PF
GF

2012 Season

Played for : Sydney Swans

2 NEAFL Worked into the game after an injury layoff. Just fair. -
3 NEAFL Took the game on from the outset. One of the Swans best. -
4 NM Replaced Rohan after just two minutes and kicked one fine goal 4
5 NEAFL Back in the side after a senior debut and was only fair. -
6 NEAFL Involved in multiple scoring chains off half back. -
7 NEAFL Copped a heavy knock but trudged on. -
8 NEAFL Started in defence before coming off as an emergency. -
10 WB Used as a sub in the third term, did well picking up nine touches. 4
11 Ess Close to best afield in first half quarter. Ran hard and pace troubled Dons. 7
13 Geel Didn’t cause Cats too many problems but a few good things at half forward. 5
14 GWS Continues to settle in nicely in the backline, picking up 22 possessions. 5
15 Bris Named sub despite strong recent form. Pulled off a nice smother late. 2
17 NEAFL Ball use was solid throughout and gave good run. -
18 NEAFL Drifted in and out of the game, used in mid and defence. -
19 NEAFL Moved to defence in second half. OK effort. -
20 Coll Came on in final term as sub but too late to make much impact. 1
21 NEAFL Back after being the sub last week. Just OK. -
22 NEAFL Provided good run and rebound down back. -
23 Geel Got a fair bit of the ball and used it well. Handy player. 7
SF NEAFL Strong contributor early but was taken off at half time. -