Aaron BLACK

#23   Geelong

Age: 28yr 1mth Games: 55 Born: Nov 29, 1990
Height: 192cm Weight: 92kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Former Roo facing huge task to make good on second chance. Four goals against Hawks then horrid in loss to Crows.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4 VFL Flitted in and out of the game but certainly wasn’t the factor he hoped given age and experience. -
5 StK First kick for Cats was a goal and ended with two, seven marks and 21 disposals in solid debut for new club. 6
6 Coll Good form lasted just the one week. Seven effective disposals and no goals. Does he return to the VFL? 2
7 GCS Two goals from eight effective disposals but fumbled at times and wasn’t a huge factor. 4
8 VFL Kicked two goals and was fair, but not enough to earn a recall. -
9 VFL Was okay without starring in attack. 14 touches and a goal. -
10 Bye.
11 VFL Kicked a goal, but was otherwise well held by Seagulls defence. -
12 Bye.
13 VFL Won his share of the ball (23 possessions) but didn’t hit the scoreboard at all. -
14 VFL Didn’t kick a goal, but had a hand in plenty of Cats scores. -
15 GWS Struggled. One goal but involved in a couple of costly passages of play late in the game. 4
16 VFL 14 possessions, but just the one mark in loss to Collingwood. -
17 VFL Not sure if he finds a way back into seniors as finals near. Just 14 disposals and not much influence. -
18 VFL Was ok but needs to improve defensively before he can find his way back into the senior team. -
19 VFL Led from the front as captain with three goals. -
20 VFL Kicked two goals and worked hard enough. -
21 VFL Kicked three vital goals in a tight game. -
22 VFL Worked hard in attack, but just the one goal. -
23 VFL Took eight marks and booted two handy goals in the tight win. -
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2016 Season

Played for : North Melbourne

1 Werribee didn’t play.
2 Played in trial against AFL Academy.
3 VFL Kicked two goals and was a handy foil for Wood in attack. -
4 VFL Marked the ball better this week and was rewarded on the scoreboard with three majors. -
5 VFL Bye. -
6 VFL Chipped in with two goals and missed a few other chances. -
7 VFL Made the most of his opportunities in attack with four goals. -
8 VFL Kicked another four goals, including the match-winner against Box Hill. -
9 VFL OK in attack with two goals and worked hard when the ball hit the deck too. -
10 VFL Bye. -
11 VFL Nathan Brown had his measure in attack but did bob up for two goals. -
12 VFL Left kicking boots at home finishing with 1.4 in attack. -
13 VFL Presented well in forward half to take seven marks and provided good defensive pressure. -
14 VFL Concussed in early stages and didn’t touch the leather. -
15 Concussion.
16 Concussion.
17 Ankle.
18 Ankle.
19 Ankle.
20 Ankle.
21 Ankle.
22 Ankle.
23 VFL Former teammate Delaney kept him extremely quiet. -
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2015 Season

Played for : North Melbourne

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3 VFL Kicked 1.3 but moved well and could have had a few more. -
4 VFL Kicked two goals opposed to Vickers-Willis. -
5 Haw Golden chance to cement place in team but had no impact. 1
6 VFL 10 touches in attack. Well held. -
7 VFL Two goals from 10 touches. Just fair. -
8 VFL Played in attack, midfield, forward with minimal results. -
9 VFL Just 12 touches and lacked impact. -
10 VFL Not a lot of ball but kicked two goals opposed to Lee. -
11 VFL Superb in attack but wayward in front of goal with 2.5. -
12 VFL Worked into game once shifted up the ground. 19 disposals. -
13 VFL Bye. -
14 VFL Kicked two goals but was starved for chances in attack. -
15 VFL Kicked three second-term goals to be a handful in attack. -
16 Ess Struggled to have an impact in second game of the season. 3
17 VFL Fumbly early but grew into game to end with four goals. -
18 VFL Just 15 touches and a goal in win over Northern Blues. -
19 VFL Good duel with Jared Rivers and ended with two goals. -
20 VFL Worked hard defensively but just one goal. -
21 VFL Bye. -
22 VFL Failed to kick a goal but was used up the field a bit more. -
23 Rich Disappointing night, and harmed his chances of a finals game. 3
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2014 Season

Played for : North Melbourne

1 Ess Couldn’t get a foothold in the game against Hurley. 4
2 WB Finished well with a goal in last quarter. Had trouble with run-up, though. 5
3 Port Tried hard defensively but not a factor for the most part. 2
4 Syd Kicked two goals and was dangerous all afternoon. 7
5 Coll TW Sherrin wasn’t liking him at all. Horrible day. 2
6 Frem Heavy clash early, which hurt his shoulder. Battled on and kicked a goal. 4
7 GCS Presented well in attack but didn’t have a big afternoon. 4
9 Bris Kicked three goals and did his job. 5
10 Geel Struggled all night with Taylor first then Rivers. One goal, three marks. 3
11 WCE Was main target early in attack then tapered off. 4
12 Rich Two marks, one goal not enough for a key forward. Needs to lift. 3
13 Adel Couldn’t shake off the close attention from Otten. 3
14 Melb Howe had his measure for most part and forced up the ground for a kick. 4
15 Bris Struggled to find the ball. 4
16 Haw Started looking like he would answer critics then tapered. 4
17 StK Outmarked Gwilt several times, but the Saint fought back. 4
18 Carl White went with him early. Not progressing. 2
19 Geel Two goals but Taylor had him beaten. Just six kicks and five marks. 4
20 GWS Kicked a goal but had a big height advantage at times. Injured shoulder. 4
21 WB Two goals in first half, but handling wasn’t reliable. 5
22 Adel Again couldn’t make an impact on game. 3
23 Melb Goalless in attack and will be nervous ahead of selection next week. 2
EF Ess Took nine marks but didn’t hit the scoreboard. Lead-up player. 5
SF Geel Generally contained by Rivers. Missed a couple of late chances. 3
PF Syd Could not get into the game. No marks, one kick then subbed out. 0
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2013 Season

Played for : North Melbourne

1 North Ballarat didn’t play.
2 VFL Worked hard up forward. 13 possessions, eight marks. -
3 VFL Struggled to have an influence up forward. -
4 VFL Kicked five goals in North Ballarat’s big win. -
5 Haw Late inclusion for Hansen and tackled strongly. Also bagged two goals. 5
6 Port Gave a different target in attack and booted two goals. 4
7 WB Leads nicely and looks a likely type. 6
8 WCE Kicked three goals and robbed of possible fourth. Advancing rapidly. 7
9 Adel Kicked 1.2 but injured ankle in third term which slowed him up. 4
10 StK Four goals in first term with terrific leading. Improving every week. 7
11 GCS Kicked two goals from limited opportunities. 4
13 Frem Chances were very limited and kicked only one goal. 3
14 GWS Only one kick in first half and really struggled to get into game. 2
15 Rich Kicked three goals to provide a great foil for Petrie/Tarrant. Gave Rance problems. 7
16 Bris Three-goal haul made it a satisfactory night. 6
17 Carl Kicking for goal was poor but presented well. 5
18 Melb Continued on with his good form in the forward half with quality four goals. 6
19 Geel Caused Cats headaches bursting towards goal. Looks a real player 6
20 Adel Ball didn’t come his way early and like most Roo forwards had no say. 3
21 Ess Functioned well as part of three-pronged tall forward set-up. 6
22 Haw Moved well and looked dangerous. Booted two goals. Hot prospect. 6
23 Coll Kicked 2.2 and caused Goldsack concerns. A find this year for the Roos. 6
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2012 Season

Played for : North Melbourne

1 VFL Booted two goals from his 10 touches. -
2 VFL Presented well at centre half forward. -
3 VFL Kicked two goals but inaccuracy cost him booting a bag. -
4 VFL OK with 13 disposals and seven marks. -
5 VFL Quiet first three quarters but very influential late. -
7 VFL Booted four goals and impressed up forward. -
8 VFL Tried hard but was starved for opportunities. -
9 Bris Second gamer led well and creative in attack, marked well with three goals. 5
10 Haw Goalless up forward and had little impact. 2
12 GCS Very quiet night and subsequently subbed off. 2
13 VFL Kicked two goals after being dropped from the seniors. -
14 VFL Had 15 possessions and took six marks up forward. -
15 VFL Only fair up front. 10 possessions and four tackles. -
16 VFL Kicked 1.3 playing up forward. -
17 VFL Tough day up forward for the Roosters. -
19 VFL Just the nine touches and a goal. -
20 VFL Struggled in the conditions and played a different role. -
22 VFL Booted four goals and took 12 marks up forward. -