#1   Geelong

Age: 28yr 10mth Games: 99 Born: Dec 01, 1990
Height: 200cm Weight: 102kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Solid summer training predominantly as a ruck option but his form in pre-season has been ordinary. Needs to lift.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 Frem Rucked solo for large parts and okay . Did enough to keep Sandilands busy which was main task. 4
2 NM Hammered in the ruck by Preuss but did win seven clearances so added something to the victory. 3
3 Senior emergency.
4 VFL 28 hit-outs, 17 disposals and eight marks in a solid display. On fringe of a recall. -
5 VFL 20 possessions and 26 hitouts in the ruck. One of rhe few Cats' four-quarter performers on the day. -
6 VFL Excellent against Casey. 22 touches, 26 hitouts and three goals. Too big and athletic at times for the Demons' big men. -
7 GCS Six kicks and was dominated in the ruck by Witts. Not sure he is the answer as a ruckman at AFL level. 2
8 Ess Couldn’t get into the game at all and then injured knee in final term and did not return. Career at crossroads. 1
9 Knee.
10 Senior emergency.
11 VFL Spent long periods forward, but was unable to impact the contest consistently. -
12 Bye.
13 WCE The fact he kicked three goals at least added some respectability to the effort but for long periods was not sighted. 4
14 Frem Struggled. Beaten by a first-gamer in the ruck and ended day with five kicks. 1
15 GWS Struggled. Two kicks and 11 disposals. Four clearances and one goal in third term. Does he keep his place the in side? 3
16 Bris Copped a whack to the mouth from an errant elbow in first term. Powered on to be major player in the victory. 8
17 Haw One goal but ended day with four kicks. Not sure he will hold a spot in senior team. 3
18 Adel If you continue to reward mediocrity it gets served back to you cold. Stanley served it ice-cold. Horrible. 2
19 VFL Very good performance in the ruck with 33 hitouts and six clearances. Made an impact around ground with 21 disposals. -
20 VFL Didn’t have the impact he would have hoped. 10 touches. -
21 Rich Provided a contest in the forward half and gave Smith a chop out. Injured late. Serviceable. 5
22 Calf.
23 Calf.
QF Calf.
SF Syd Late inclusion added one goal from 13 possessions. Played a small role in the victory. 4
PF Adel Unable to get any ball that hurt the Crows and was an unmitigated disaster. Can turn it over with the best of them. 1

2016 Season

1 Haw Rotated ruck/forward but overall was very quiet. One clearance, two inside-50s. 3
2 GWS Enjoyed some bright moments, particularly when forward where he grabbed some marks. Two goals. 5
3 Bris Quiet game rotating ruck and forward. Doesn’t seem to know exactly what his role is supposed to be. 2
4 Ess Four hit-outs to advantage but didn’t do enough around the ground to impact. 3
5 Port Mark a goal late in second term a highlight. OK but made some mistakes. 4
6 Ill.
7 WCE Took a couple of nice marks up forward and ended with a goal. Good in bursts. 4
8 Adel Did some strong work through the middle and caused Crows a few worries. 5
9 Coll Two kicks in first half and five for the match. Got to find ways to get involved more. 2
10 Carl Much better than previous week. One goal and five marks but did make a couple of mistakes. 5
11 Foot.
12 NM Well beaten by Tarrant and couldn’t get into the game at all. Three kicks. 1
13 WB Might be due for a run the VFL after consecutive poor performances. Four kicks. 2
14 StK Best game for three weeks. Moved well, grabbed his marks and was consistent. 7
16 VFL Flashed in and out but didn’t exert himself on game as he would have liked. -
17 Frem Struggled to impact the flow of the game playing ruck/forward. Five kicks. 3
18 Adel Kicked a goal but missed two gettable shots in first half. Not bad in the ruck. 5
19 WB Match-winner with five goals (career high) and seven marks (five contested). 8
20 Ess Hardly sighted. Three marks, one goal. Consistency his major issue. 2
21 Rich Key player in final term but to that point had struggled. Seven marks. 5
22 Bris Teased but in wash-up wasn’t a huge factor. Two marks and six kicks. 3
23 Melb Missed two sitters in third term but did well around the ground. Handy effort. 6
QF Haw Three marks but rarely threatened in ruck or up forward. 3
PF Syd Looked like an athlete trying to play football and form was diabolical. 1

2015 Season

1 Leg.
2 Frem On debut for new club he kicked two goals. Something to build on. 4
3 GCS Eight hit-outs to advantage an whole beaten by Smith never stopped trying. 4
4 NM Matched Goldstein in the first half then ran out of gas as condition gave out. 5
5 Hamstring.
6 Coll Great first half set up the side rucking like an old-style “follower”. 6
7 Syd Battled Pyke and end broke even. Fitness again faded in second half. 5
8 Carl Couple of darting runs through the middle and ruck work OK. 5
9 WCE Struggling then injured and took no part in the second half. 2
10 Quad.
11 Port Best on ground until foot injury ended his night in third term. 6
12 Foot.
13 Foot.
14 Foot.
15 Foot.
16 Foot.
17 Foot.
18 Foot.
19 Foot.
20 Foot.
21 Foot.
22 Foot.
23 Foot.

2014 Season

Played for : St Kilda

1 Melb Not a big game but kicked two goals and chipped in to help ruck. More energy. 5
2 GWS Had to do more ruck work when Hickey hurt and made a contribution. 5
3 WCE Contributed but needs to keep increasing output. 5
4 Adel Good energy and dragged in nine marks. 6
5 Ess Continues to show more energy in his game and marked and ran well. 6
6 Bris Lack-lustre first half but became a key target in final hour. 6
7 Haw Ball hardly came his way early but marginally better later on. 4
8 Carl Not sighted in first quarter or much after. Struggled. 2
9 GCS Couldn’t get clear on Thompson and had a disappointing game. 3
11 Coll Disappointing in attack on Keeffe then went to defence when Delaney injured. 2
12 VFL Started well but Watson slowly got the better of him. -
13 VFL Just average in attack with eight touches, two goals. -
14 VFL Booted three goals and took some nice marks in loss to Willy. -
15 Rich In return to seniors presented as an option and showed glimmers of hope. 5
16 Carl Sparked up in second term after basic error. Still doesn’t get enough it. 3
17 NM In first 40 minutes looked good, led hard and took a couple of grabs. 3
18 Frem Led, marked and ran but this time didn’t have non-productive stints. 8
19 GCS On Thompson was well down early but improved second half. 4
20 WB Austin started on him and he had little influence. 2
21 Syd Another tantalising display with one huge goal and some other positives. 5
22 Rich Could not get a foothold in the game. 3
23 Adel OK on Jenkins then took on main ruck role after Longer subbed out. 5
QF -
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : St Kilda

1 GCS Made return after knee problem and generally moved well, OK without starring. 5
2 Rich Eased into game spare in defence then went forward. Good signs second half. 5
3 GWS On Patton and did well. His defence education continues. 7
4 Ess Showed some encouraging signs again in defence. 5
5 Syd In defence on resting tall and learning and improving every week. 6
6 Coll Had a demanding job on Cloke but stuck to his guns and will learn. 4
7 Carl Had Hampson and other talls. Handy negating role and still learning. 5
8 Adel Jenkins got away from him. Thrown into attack late. 4
9 WB Overall did a good job on Jones, but conceded a few late ones. 6
10 NM Started in attack then spent time as loose man down back. Better up forward. 5
11 WCE Some good work but could probably still do more. 5
13 Melb First kick was a fine running goal mid second term then rucked when McEvoy off. 3
14 Rich Still learning the ropes. 4
15 Frem Well held by McPharlin. 3
16 Carl Had a shocker and was outmarked by Henderson and Rowe. 1
17 Port Very quiet again. 2
18 Geel Late replacement for Roberton. Found the going tough on the Cats’ tall forwards. 2
19 Bris Just looked like regaining some touch then hurt collarbone. 3
20 Collarbone.
21 Collarbone.
22 Shoulder.
23 Shoulder.

2012 Season

Played for : St Kilda

1 Port Started well and showed some encouraging signs. Quiet in third term. 5
2 GCS Won 18 possessions and is improving his game awareness. 5
3 WB Continues to progress. 6
4 Frem Slowish start and apart from a couple of bursts not a big influence. 4
5 Melb Rivers went to him at start. Marked well until rain set in. Kept going. 5
6 Haw Kicked nice goal on run in third term, but no great impact otherwise. 4
7 Carl Lead ruckman at start. Showed good pace at times. 5
8 WCE Did his hammy 20 minutes into the game. 1
14 NM Marked and ran well until he twanged troublesome hammy yet again. 5
21 Geel Injured again in his return game when collided with Lonergan in mid air. 3
22 GWS Moved well as key forward in absence of Kosi and Riewoldt. 5
23 Carl Main tall forward and had to work hard on Duigan. 4