Trent MCKENZIE

#12   Port Adelaide

Age: 26yr 8mth Games: 107 Born: Apr 03, 1992
Height: 191cm Weight: 86kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Injured calf in an intra-club a few weeks ago and still a week or two away from resuming. Might need a game in the NEAFL.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

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2 NEAFL Battled manfully down back as an undersized key defender. Not the worst. -
3 NEAFL 19 possessions and four inside-50s to go with a goal in big win. -
4 NEAFL Won plenty of the ball in defence with 32 touches and seven rebounds. -
5 Hamstring.
6 Hamstring.
7 Hamstring.
8 Hamstring.
9 Hamstring.
10 Hamstring.
11 NEAFL Consistently drove the ball into attack to put Sharks defence under pressure. -
12 NEAFL One of his better games this year. 26 disposals, eight rebounds and five inside 50s. -
13 Bye.
14 NEAFL 27 possessions roaming across half back and up through the middle. -
15 NEAFL Controlled the back half in big win. 25 touches, 10 marks and seven rebounds. -
16 Syd Waited a year to bring up his 100th senior game, it wasn't worth the wait. Well beaten by Jack. 3
17 Coll Looked uncomfortable with Fasolo match up early. Switched to Reid when May went off and things didn't get better. 2
18 WB A shade of the player we saw in his first few seasons. Struggled down back. 4
19 NEAFL Best of the AFL-listed Suns. Defender had 32 disposals at 81.2 percent, eight marks and six rebound 50s. -
20 Frem Lots of metres gained as he endeavored to kick long. 5
21 Bris Just a shadow of himself. Lacked touch with five of his 12 kicks being ineffective. 5
22 Ess Showed a bit of his old self with 24 possessions, and made the most of his lethal left boot. 7
23 Port Before going off with an ankle injury in the second term turned over the footy with his disposals in the first term. 3

2016 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1 Ess Mainly used in deep defence to utilise his long kicking. 5
2 Frem Kept it simple. Drove the ball long to clear the area. 5
3 Carl Copped a broken nose in opening stanza and did not return. 0
4 Nose.
5 NM Took on much taller opponents and stuck to the task. 5
6 Geel Badly rolled ankle late in first term and unable to return. 1
7 Ankle.
8 Ankle.
9 Ankle.
10 Ankle.
11 NEAFL Had 24 touches in first game back and kicked the ball with depth in wet. -
12 Rich Steadily finding his feet despite Martin beating him in a couple of one-on-ones. 5
14 Haw Given task on Sicily but coughed up three goals. Defending still needs work. 3
15 Quad.
16 Quad.
17 Quad.
18 Quad.
19 NEAFL Went well until hurting groin in last quarter and sat out rest of game. -
20 Groin.
21 Groin.
22 Groin.
23 Quad.

2015 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1 Melb Went forward at one point in third term after battling in defence. 4
2 NEAFL Used it better than previous week. 22 touches. -
3 Geel Struggled in the first half but did lift later. Took a brilliant courageous mark. 5
4 GWS Just eight touches and given run around by 6’5 opponent. 3
5 Bris Defensive efforts would please the coach—10 tackles. 5
6 NEAFL Solid outing after club suspension. 18 touches, one goal. -
7 WCE Careless when he had the ball. Didn’t play the percentages. 4
8 Coll Defensive efforts were pleasing and rebound was useful. 4
9 Haw Matched on talls early then to Mitchell in third term. Didn’t do much. 3
10 Syd Another who looked well down on confidence. Lethal left foot missing. 3
11 Frem Huge defensive effort on Pavlich, who he kept goalless. 6
13 Carl Had to go to Henderson when Dixon went off. OK in that role but few touches. 5
14 NM Disciplined against a variety of opponents and showed some urgency. 4
15 WB Moved to Stringer and was burnt a few times we allowing him room to operate. 5
16 GWS Solid rebound from defence, but opponent booted some goals. 4
17 Adel Great reader of the play at half back. 6
18 Hamstring.
19 Bris Spend time minding Bewick to effect, but just eight touches. 4
20 Hamstring.
21 Hamstring.
22 Hamstring.
23 Syd Two goals from six kicks in a disappointing game. No intensity. 3

2014 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1 Rich Used as the set-up man off half back but didn’t have a huge night. 4
2 Frem One of the better performed Suns. 6
3 Bris Looked shaky when left one out in defence but provided good drive from defence. 5
4 Haw Unleashed some nice kicks and far from the worst. 5
5 Melb Great run and rebound from half back and defended well when called on. 7
6 GWS Forced to take on much bigger opponents and held his own. 6
7 NM Didn’t put up big numbers but fought hard against bigger opponents and gave drive. 6
9 StK Had a role on Schneider and did a good job curtailing him. 6
10 WB Manned up by Murphy and wasn’t able to generate his normal attacking thrusts. 4
11 Adel Subbed out of the game with a shoulder injury. 4
12 Syd Found Reid too tall at times and wasn’t able to provide slingshot from defence. 5
13 WCE Useful game sending long kicks out of backline. 5
14 Geel Booming left foot got used enough to hurt the Cats. Struggled on Kersten early. 6
15 Haw Tried to launch attacks from down back but they kept coming back his way. 5
16 Coll Pinged a hamstring late in the contest after a reasonable game. 5
17 Hamstring.
18 Hamstring.
19 StK Good battle with Bruce and created moves despite Bruce’s three goals. 6
20 Carl 10 disposal first term but finished with only 15. Hurt in a third-term collision. 5
21 Port Excelled down back as a spare man and continually drove the ball forward. 7
22 Ess Left foot was proving a weapon but injured in third term and subbed out. 5
23 Hamstring.
QF -
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1 NEAFL Still working back to full match fitness. Got through. -
2 NEAFL Gave good midfield drive, working back to full fitness. -
3 NEAFL Among Suns’ best, nearing a senior recall. -
4 NEAFL Outstanding. A near-certainty for a senior recall. -
5 GWS Picked up plenty of the ball but sometimes too relaxed in usage. 6
6 Frem His long kicks out of defence were good, but lost his radar in attack. 4
7 Melb Gave great drive off half back and through middle. Nice long goal. 6
8 WB Got plenty of the footy in defence but needs to be wary of his opponent. 5
9 Haw Thumping kicks from defence a feature. 6
10 Geel Used across half back and able to use his left foot often enough. 7
11 NM Providing a reliable exit from defence and is hitting targets when spare man. 8
12 Ess Davey paid him close attention but was still able to work free enough. 6
14 Adel Has established himself in defence and his left foot is penetrating on rebound. 7
15 Bris Did well playing out of position as a third tall in defence. 7
16 Rich Proved a stumbling block for Tigers and used the ball fairly well in the wind. 7
17 Coll Tagged by Macaffer, but still managed to be damaging. 7
18 Carl Opposition isolated him on taller opponents to good effect to limit his influence. 4
19 WCE Played deep in defence on Hill and had his hands full at times. 5
20 Melb Fair first half then tapered. 5
21 Port Outpointed by Wingard when the game was in the balance. 5
22 StK Booming left foot a joy to watch and played deep in defence. 6
23 GWS Polished display from half back to finish the year. 6
QF
SF
PF
GF

2012 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1 NEAFL Made a successful return with two goals. -
2 StK Injected late in third term and grabbed six disposals. 1
3 Ess Looked to barrel the ball long at every opportunity. 4
4 Bris Just eight touches til last change. Below his standards. 4
5 NM Used the ball well out of defence but only 16 disposals. 5
6 Frem Needs to use his strength (booming left foot) more often. 4
7 GWS His left foot is such a weapon, and put to good use as he had plenty of space. 6
8 NEAFL Won plenty of the footy but inconsistent with kicking. -
10 Coll Used his raking left foot when he could and certainly not the worst. 6
11 StK Fair game without being dominant. 4
12 NM Looks a shadow of last years player. No confidence in his lethal left foot. 3
14 WCE Wasn’t damaging on the big ground. 4
15 Geel Pierced Cats early for two goals. Petered out after going into defence later. 5
16 Rich Best game of the season with 26 touches. Important late. 7
17 Bris Starting to use his booming left foot to teams advantage. 6
18 Syd Wasteful with his possessions. 4
19 Melb Sylvia used him as step ladder at one point. Caused no real concern to Dees. 4
20 GWS Missed an easy shot at goal, but was generally OK. 5
21 NEAFL Down after being dropped for missing training. -
22 Carl Acquitted himself well after a weeks internal suspension. 5
23 Adel His kicking is sublime and a great asset to this up and coming team. 6