Jake BATCHELOR

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Age: 27yr 1mth Games: 85 Born: Feb 13, 1992
Height: 188cm Weight: 87kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Versatile defender featured in the JLT opener but missed the win over Port Adelaide. Not a lock for Round 1 but will be in the mix.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Richmond

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4 VFL Cut off plenty of Roosters attacks in the back half. Only played three quarters. -
5 VFL Did well in defence to make sure Sandringham couldn’t bridge the gap. Had 17 touches, five tackles. -
6 VFL 16 possessions and four rebounds in the Tigers loss to Port Melbourne. -
7 VFL Good outing in defence. 13 possessions, but opponent was fairly quiet. -
8 Frem Dour defender struggled to impact. Shaky at times with ball in hand but defensively offered what he could. 4
9 VFL Started back but went forward and looked to be carrying a niggle. -
10 VFL Excelled down back. Continually chopped off Bomber attacks. 23 possessions, six rebounds. -
11 VFL Not his best day down back, then went forward and wasn’t abel to get much going. -
12 Bye.
13 VFL Strong down back once again. In good form, just needs a spot to open up. -
14 VFL Good in defence then swung forward and booted two goals. Nice contribution. -
15 VFL Stoic in defence all day. Kept the Bombers at bay. -
16 VFL Very good again in the back half. 18 possessions and six rebounds. -
17 VFL Solid effort and didn't make many mistakes. 14 disposals. -
18 VFL Best player for the Tigers. Dominant down back on Kirby, great presence in the air and used the ball well. -
19 VFL In really good form. Solid if defence, where he plays a vital role. Also became a good target when moved forward. -
20 VFL Bye. -
21 VFL Started forward but couldn’t sniff it. Went back and looked better. -
22 VFL Very good down back in big win over Sandringham. -
23 Rested.
QF VFL Up and down, but then steadied the ship down back in final term when Casey charged. -
SF VFL Excellent down back to help the Tigers through to the Grand Final. -
PF VFL Completed a fine season in defence. One of the Tigers best. -
GF -

2016 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Played in VFL trial against Northern Blues.
2 Played in VFL trial against Essendon.
3 VFL Plugged away in defence. -
4 VFL Strong game in the back half to keep Footscray at arms distance. -
5 Melb Struggled to get involved and spent large parts of the game on Watts. 2
6 Port Had a mix of Young/Impey in Tigers back half and lost them at crucial times. 4
7 Haw On O’Brien early. OK in negating role. 5
8 Syd Used in back half but didn’t make much of an impact. 3
9 Frem Kept it simple in defence. Not a night for anything else. 4
10 Ess Loves a sideways chip kick. Steady without starring down back. 5
11 NM Like all Tigers backs was constantly under siege and overwhelmed. 3
12 GCS Troubled by Davis in first half when he gave him too much room. Better late but not his best. 4
14 Hamstring.
15 Hamstring.
16 VFL Solid in back half. Laid eight tackles and had three rebounds. -
17 Bye.
18 VFL Quiet day in defence but was handy when required. -
19 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
20 Shoulder.
21 Shoulder.
22 Shoulder.
23 Shoulder.

2015 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Carl Liked to take a run and carry the ball. Hard to control Menzel. 4
2 WB OK down back without setting the world on fire. Made one bad error resulting in a goal. 5
3 Bris No major impact. 4
4 Melb Tracked Watts and out-bodied him early on. Less of a factor in second half. 5
5 Geel Battled Kersten and did that well. One horror mistake in final term. 5
6 NM Battled Waite among others and not the worst. Did his job. 5
7 Coll Not his day. Everything he touched seemed to turn to dust. 2
8 Port Pushed forward to produce the first goal of the game. 6
9 Ess Solid in usual lockdown defensive role. Four rebound 50s. 5
10 Frem Started on Mayne until the Docker went down back. 3
12 WCE Started on Darling but couldn’t match size. 3
13 Syd Not a lot of footy down back but steady in the contests. 5
14 GWS Held McCarthy goalless in a key win for the team. 7
15 Carl Did his job defensively pretty well but not much going the other way. 5
16 StK Defender spent time on McCartin and was OK in low-key game. 4
17 Frem Did a good job down back for much of the evening. Stood tall in one-on-ones. 6
18 Haw Low-key job down back. 4
19 Adel Stuck to his task of stopping the link-up play of Lynch. 5
20 GCS Worked through a variety of opponents and was steady down back. 6
21 Coll Shut Reid out completely in first half and remained steady throughout. 7
22 Ess Steady and poised from defence. Building into a solid player. 5
23 NM Low-key job in defence. 5
EF NM OK down back but at times was isolated and found wanting. 5

2014 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Battled hard down back after missing some training with a calf.
2 PM Had his hands full with Winderlich deep in defence. -
3 VFL Tried hard down back in an under siege defence. -
4 Suspended.
5 VFL Used the ball well in the back half. A chance for a recall. -
6 VFL OK for much of the day down back. Used ball well. -
7 VFL Solid outing without doing anything spectacular. -
8 VFL Bye. -
9 VFL Just a handful of touches then rested. -
10 Achilles.
11 VFL Just 11 touches in defence. -
12 NM Took some angry pills and threw his weight around down back. Quiet offensively. 3
13 Frem Not much offensively and did what he could defensively. OK. 4
14 Syd Had several different opponents in a defensive role. 4
15 StK Hardly noticed. 2
16 Bris Ran hard to be link player from defence. Just did his job which was important. 6
17 Port Played a role and took a big early mark, but wasn’t a big factor. 5
18 WCE Thrown task on Darling and while wet weather helped he played the role well. 5
19 GWS Barely sighted down back tracking Tomlinson. 1
20 Ess Not flashy but defensively stout. Role player who did it well. 5
21 Adel Started out as the plus-one in defence but never imposed himself in the match. 3
22 StK Did a creditable job on Stanley and also marked strongly and created in his own right. 6
23 Syd Used the ball well in his battle with fellow youngster Towers. 5
EF Port Had task on Wingard for periods, found that tough. Subbed out after one touch. 1
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GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 Carl Really solid defensive effort – five inside-50s and five marks. 6
2 StK Maister troubled him at times and was quiet offensively out of back half. 3
3 Calf.
4 VFL Manned up Laidler in opening half before being rested. -
5 Frem Defensively OK but offered very little on the offensive front. 3
6 VFL Mopped up nicely across half back. -
7 Port Stuck to Monfries like glue restricting him to just one goal. 7
8 Melb Found Dawes a tough opponent early and had to be moved. 3
9 Ess Won some ball in defence but under the pump with his disposal. 5
10 WCE Battled Darling and did a solid job given Eagle kicked just 1.1. 6
12 Knee.
13 VFL Returned from injury and had some good passages. -
14 StK Started on Stanley then had variety of opponents. Low-key game. 4
15 NM Used as a third tall defender and exposed in air. Made some kicking errors too. 3
16 VFL Bye. -
17 VFL OK without being a standout in tight win. -
18 VFL Drifted across half back but gave plenty of room to his opponent. -
19 VFL Worked into the game well at half back. Steady under pressure. -
20 VFL Rebounded well from defence against a struggling Bendigo. -
21 VFL More would have been expected, but struggled. -
22 Rested.
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2012 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 VFL Good effort across half back. Pressed his claims. -
2 Coll Prolific kick getter early down back. 6
3 Melb Used in defence and did it well. Not fancy but hard around the ball. 5
4 Geel Tough effort at half back. Grabbed himself 23 disposals and five rebounds. 7
5 WCE Developing player who mixed bad with good. Looks a prospect. 5
6 Port Raking left foot kick was good getting the footy inside and outside 50. 6
7 Syd Quiet night. Subbed off in last quarter after some rare kicking errors. 3
8 Ess At half back matched on Hurley at the start. Better after half time. 4
10 StK Good game and had the better of Cripps. 6
11 Frem Not his best effort down back. Didn’t win enough footy. 4
12 GWS Had Cameron who caused a few problems and was subbed off late. 4
14 VFL OK down back in wet conditions. -
15 Melb Had Garland covered and was good defensively all day. 6
16 GCS Roamed the back half but only a limited impact. 3
21 VFL Back from injury and was OK. -
22 Ess On Hurley first half; good game. 6
23 Port Showed a bit and used ball pretty well when he got it. Injured late. 5