Matt SHAW

#37   Carlton

Age: 26yr 10mth Games: 103 Born: Feb 05, 1992
Height: 188cm Weight: 86kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Didn’t play against Lions but gained valuable game time in win over Bombers. Available but still on the fringe.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

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2 NEAFL Steady game but wasn't outstanding. Cards look marked. -
3 NEAFL Big ball winner on the outside and drove the ball into attack six times. One of the Suns' best. -
4 Senior emergency.
5 NEAFL Huge effort in losing team. 35 possessions, 12 inside-50s and seven marks. Put hand up for another senior crack. -
6 NM Last minute inclusion, but didn’t play a significant part in proceedings. 3
7 NEAFL Huge outing on a wing. 39 possessions, eight inside-50s and four tackles. -
8 Senior emergency.
9 Bye.
10 NEAFL Had 23 touches and three rebounds. Steady without being a standout. -
11 NEAFL One of the Suns best in big win. 30 touches, three tackles and a couple of assists. -
12 NEAFL Good contributor with 26 possessions and six inside 50s. -
13 Bye.
14 StK Mixed bag of foot speed, good ball winning and unreliable kicking. 5
15 NEAFL Brought his own footy on the outside. 41 possessions, 11 marks, five clearances and two goals. -
16 NEAFL Tried hard throughout on the outside. 20 touches, six tackles. -
17 Didn’t play for Gold Coast reserves.
18 Didn’t play for Gold Coast reserves.
19 Calf.
20 Calf.
21 NEAFL Important contributor on the outside with 32 touches and six inside 50s. -
22 NEAFL Okay numbers, but didn’t have a massive impact. -
23 NEAFL Superb in Suns finals win. 42 possessions, five inside 50s and three key goals. -

2016 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1 Played in NEAFL trial against Brisbane.
2 NEAFL Big ball winner in midfield to be among the best for the Suns. -
3 NEAFL Drifted in a few times but didn’t have a big day on the stats sheet. -
4 NEAFL Steady without starring on the outside. Ball use was good though. -
5 NEAFL Good on the outside and supported backs with defensive running. -
6 Bye.
7 Senior emergency.
8 GWS Started off well before fading out in first outing of the season. 4
9 Adel Ran hard through midfield to receive handball. 5
10 WCE Tended to go short or sideways with the ball. 4
11 NEAFL 16 possessions and eight tackles. Tried hard but not his best. -
12 Senior emergency.
13 NEAFL Bye. -
14 Haw Came into side but unable to provide any sort of run or drive. Back to NEAFL? 3
15 StK Good link between attack and defence, relished the space afforded to him. 5
16 Bris Good link man out of defence and pushed back when needed. 5
17 WB Played a smart match, running hard through the midfield. Eight marks, five inside-50s. 7
18 Frem Mixed bag; some good things and some bad things. 4
19 Melb Provided some run and creativity off a wing and worked back to help defence. 6
20 GWS Good link player through the middle of the ground. 5
21 Ess Started on a wing opposed to Long and did a few good things. 5
22 Coll In and out of the game. Should be doing more than he is. 4
23 Port Useful in milestone game. 5

2015 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1 Melb Bump on Kent early drew ire of Dee fans. Played a part without starring. 5
2 Suspended.
3 Geel Sub. Did well but couple of missed chances late were costly. 3
4 GWS Sub. Five touches in second half after coming on. Not enough. 2
5 Bris Great rebound from defence and ran really hard. 4
6 Adel Rebounded well and good mix of contested and uncontested possessions. 5
7 WCE Needed to do a lot more as one of the more experienced players. 4
8 NEAFL Had ball on a string with 38 disposals in tight loss. -
9 NEAFL Worked hard to win a lot of the ball but was sloppy by foot. -
10 Ill.
11 NEAFL Looked off-color and only had 16 possessions. -
12 NEAFL Bye. -
13 NEAFL A bit flat on a wing. 19 possessions but efficiency down. -
14 NEAFL Best in middle for Suns. 32 touches and six rebounds. -
15 WB OK at stages but unable to replicate recent NEAFL form. 4
16 GWS Mostly used at half back and did the job well. 5
17 Adel Used his pace well when the Suns won the contested footy and spread well. 6
18 WCE Worked hard at both ends. Involved without being obtrusive. 5
19 Bris Nine touches not sufficient enough for a wingman. 4
20 Rich Won some ball and ran hard to create but possessions amounted to little. 5
21 Ess Booted two goals and put in a good four-quarter effort. 7
22 Port On Wingard at times and was just OK. 4
23 Syd Ran hard but only 11 effective disposals not enough to swing game momentum. 5

2014 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1 Rich Ran hard on a wing and put his head over the ball when required. Fair. 5
2 Frem On Hill initially. Subbed off 2
3 Bris Starting sub who came on in last quarter and kicked a goal straight away. 3
4 Haw Good at times. 4
5 Melb Underrated conveyance who played clean footy. Clean hands. 6
6 GWS Accumulated the footy and ran hard throughout. 5
7 NM Wasn’t as damaging as he can be, but played a solid role on a wing. 5
9 StK Plenty of handballs at half forward without huge impact. Contributed. 5
10 WB His finest game at the top level. Ran himself ragged and was damaging with the ball. 8
11 Adel Lively through the midfield. 5
12 Syd Sub. On for Cameron and did a few handy things. 2
13 WCE Ran hard, but tapered in latter stages. 5
14 Geel Linked through the midfield at times and enjoyed a fine last quarter. 6
15 Haw Hardly sighted. 2
16 Senior emergency.
17 WB Sub. Found the ball well after coming on, unlike many teammates. 3
18 Bris Ran hard all night but not a huge contribution. 4
19 StK Resourceful off half back and had a good game. 6
20 Carl His form has gone backwards in a hurry. Ordinary afternoon. 3
21 NEAFL Battled hard in midfield and also pushed back to defend. -
22 Ess Looked short of best. Eleven of his disposals were uncontested in back half. 3
23 WCE Little impact. Run and carry that usual is part of his game non-existent. 3
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2013 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1 StK Copped cork thigh from crunch with Maister. 6
2 Syd A third term goal to keep the Suns in touch, but otherwise well held. 5
3 Bris A bit wasteful with the footy but did a couple of nice things. 4
4 Port Couple of nice kicks that led to goals but not a huge factor. 4
5 GWS Ran well and was very good working off half back. 7
6 Frem Got plenty of the footy and ran hard, but disposal and errors let him down. 5
7 Melb His best game at this level. A constant thorn in Melbourne’s side. 8
8 WB Did a lot of selfless things to make things happen for his teammates. 5
9 Haw Worked hard and tackled strongly. 5
10 Geel Speed highlighted when he chased down Motlop. Used footy well when got it. 6
11 NM His pace was important and brought others into the match with handball. 6
12 Ess Provided some run through midfield but wasn’t overly influential. 5
14 Adel A bit quieter than previous weeks but still serviceable. 5
15 Bris Even effort. 6
16 Rich Provided some run and link play to get the Suns going forward. 6
17 Coll Celebrated his milestone game with a good hard-running effort. 7
18 Carl Found plenty of space and used his possessions wisely. 7
19 WCE Prepared to run hard from half back. Hurt shoulder in final term. 5
20 Shoulder.
21 Appendix.
22 NEAFL Bye. -
23 -
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2012 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

2 StK At least tried to take the game and opponent on. Showed up teammates. 5
3 Ess Used his pace to win uncontested footy and kicked a goal. 4
4 Bris Could not make his mark on the game despite 18 disposals til last change. 5
5 NM Subbed out after head knock. Showed courage but had no impact. 3
6 Frem Kicked a ripping goal in the third quarter. Showed a bit off half back. 6
8 WB Linked well through the midfield but ball use was iffy at times. 6
9 Port Minimal impact on the game. Has to do more. 3
10 Coll Class player in making. Ball use and vision stood out – four inside-50s. 6
11 StK Bobbed up in third quarter but did little else. 2
12 NEAFL Responded to axing with some great run and carry. -
14 WCE Kicked a superb goal and had 19 disposals. Worked hard. 6
15 Geel Looks a player. Ran well, used the footy wisely and mixed it physically. 6
16 Rich Held Edwards goalless and created drive from defence. 7
17 Bris A couple of glaring turnovers marred a pretty good game. 5
18 Syd Poor disposal mars his efforts. 3
19 Melb Got caught out of position at times but he did some good things. A talent. 6
20 GWS Used ball better but found Hoskin-Elliott a handful. 4
21 Haw Started OK but subbed off in third quarter. 4
22 Carl Pleasing effort, and rectified his tendency for sloppy disposal. 5
23 Adel Kicked a great goal in the second term to stop a mini Crows run. 5