Dylan BUCKLEY

#43   GWS Giants

Age: 25yr 9mth Games: 40 Born: Mar 16, 1993
Height: 179cm Weight: 76kg Position:

2017 Digest:   An at times dynamic line breaker and risk taker who wrestles with his finishing. Limped out of second practice match.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 Hip.
2 -
3 Battled away in the back half and laid some good tackles.
4 PM Did well defensively and won a bit of ball rebounding in back half. -
5 VFL Did well in the back half with 22 touches. Mopped up a lot of loose ball in defensive 50. -
6 VFL Perfect with his 19 disposals going at 100 percent efficiency. Only two contested possessions, though. Added a goal. -
7 VFL Provided some drive through the middle with five inside-50s. Quieter in the final term. -
8 VFL Used the ball well in the back half and was solid defensively. -
9 VFL Had 24 possessions and gave some burst out of the back half. -
10 Bye.
11 Bye.
12 VFL Just the 10 touches, but did some good defensive work to keep the Lions at bay. -
13 VFL Beaten a few times defensively, but had six rebounds. -
14 VFL Used on a wing at stages and was handy driving the ball into attack. -
15 VFL In and out of the game running mostly off a wing. -
16 VFL Struggled to get into the game in loss to Port Melbourne. -
17 WB Tried hard but couldn’t impact and ended the game on the injured list; 8 possessions. 2
18 Hamstring.
19 Hamstring.
20 VFL Did some good things, but also had a few head-scratching moments. -
21 VFL Used his pace at times off a wing, but was a bit wayward when in front of the sticks. -
22 VFL Hurt his knee in second term and didn't play much thereafter. -
23 Knee.

2016 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 Rich Poor first half with just one touch and night didn’t improve much after that. 1
2 Senior emergency.
3 GCS Gave his forwards some chances but not a big factor. 4
4 WB Made enough mistakes to ensure his name comes up at selection. 3
5 Frem The Blues would have liked more from someone with his pace on the big ground. 3
6 Calf.
7 Got around the ball and broke lines at times. Among the Blues’ best.
8 VFL Worked hard between the arcs but 12 disposals not a huge return. -
9 Suspended.
10 Suspended.
11 Suspended.
12 VFL Returned from suspension to grab five clearances and two goals. Handy. -
13 VFL Bye. -
14 VFL Two goals, two score assists and some handy link play. Steady -
15 VFL Tried hard but not a lot came off for him. Small chance for a recall. -
16 VFL Four inside-50s, four rebounds and buzzed around the field well. Recall? -
17 WCE Kicked a nice goal in second term and did a few good things. 5
18 Syd Steady effort. Highlight of day was an impressive second-quarter goal. 4
19 Haw Used both in attack and down back and provided some real energy. 6
20 StK Started as a defensive forward on Montagna and failed to curtail him. Dirty day overall. 3
21 Bris Played in bursts in middle of game. Had one touch in both first and last terms. 5
22 Melb Morphed into Jimmy Buckley. Best game of 2016 and each goal a dagger through Dees. 7
23 Ess Made some mistakes but won a bit of the pill and had a dip. Classy goal late. 6

2015 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 -
2 -
3 VFL Quiet day with just 16 touches and a goal. -
4 StK Good battle with Lonie until he limped off. Ran hard and desperately. 5
5 Coll Hurried efforts in early stages turned over the ball in bad places. 4
6 Bris Intensity good but has to work on decision making and skill. Subbed out. 4
7 VFL 12 possessions and wasn’t a big factor. -
8 Geel Sub. Decision start him as sub was baffling. Zero tackles. 1
9 Syd Sub. Tough circumstances to come on. First kick was a soccer goal. 2
10 Adel Attacked the ball well at times and just needs more senior game time. 5
12 Port Attacked the game well from the back half and used the ball well. 5
13 GCS One running goal a highlight of an even effort. Just needs to keep playing. 4
14 WB Did some good things and pressed forward for a handy goal. 5
15 Rich Attempted to take the game on when he could and did what he could. 6
16 Frem An attacking player with Ballantyne out of the action. 6
17 Haw Nightmare evening but stood up reasonably well on Rioli. 2
18 NM Reported early but didn’t seemed affected. One of few to run game out. 6
19 Coll Gave some run out of defence but had plenty of worries defensively. 5
20 Bris Had the job guarding Taylor who was relatively quiet. 6
21 Melb Helped keep Garlett statless in first half and rebounded with some zest. 7
22 GWS Latched onto Palmer and provided some rebound but was loose at times. 5
23 Haw Good battle with Puopolo and gave as good as he got. 6

2014 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 PM Strong game before being rested with a tight hamstring. -
2 Rich Showed much needed run off half back and definitely has a place. 7
3 Ess Tried hard but made some mistakes by foot. Could not question commitment. 5
4 Melb Kid found the going tough and made some mistakes. Great experience. 2
5 Late withdrawal.
6 WCE Energised the team and kicked a crucial goal in the final term 6
7 Coll Lively kid whose ball winning not always rewarded. A player. 7
8 StK Rebound from half-back steady in first half then faded as game dragged on. 5
10 Adel Giving Cameron a touch-up until ankle injury in third term and subbed out. 3
11 Bris Had the job on Taylor and not particularly noticeable. 3
12 VFL Kicking was a touch scrappy but did some nice things. -
13 Hand.
14 Hand.
15 Hand.
16 Hand.
17 Hand.
18 VFL Impressed early (nine touches), then injured hamstring. -
19 Hamstring.
20 Hamstring.
21 Hamstring.
22 Hamstring.
23 Hamstring.
QF -
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 PM In and out of the game and did some nice things. -
2 VFL Great first half help set the tone. A bit quiet late. -
3 Geel Sub. On second term and kicked goal 18 seconds in. Great experience. 2
4 VFL In and out of the game. Just fair. -
5 VFL Used the ball well and finished smartly with two goals. -
6 VFL Pushed forward for two goals. Lively effort. -
7 VFL Bye. -
8 VFL Worked industriously in midfield without starring on the day. -
9 VFL Bye. -
10 VFL Came on after half time and struggled to get into the game. -
11 VFL Battled gamely in midfield but was swamped by Cats run. -
12 VFL Good effort in the Blues midfield. Played his part in win. -
13 VFL Started well and had a hand in many attacking moves. Faded late. -
14 VFL In and out of the game but was clean in possession and kicked a goal. -
15 VFL Drifted in and out of the game but was clean in possession. -
16 VFL Bye. -
17 VFL Worked into the game to play his part. Late shoulder injury. -
18 Senior emergency.
19 VFL Worked into the game after a slow start. Solid outing. -
20 VFL In and out of the game on the wing. Smart with ball in hand though. -
21 Rested.
22 Rested.
23 -
QF
EF
SF
PF
GF

2012 Season

Played for : Carlton

5 VFL First game back and needed the run. -
7 VFL Tried hard in close but didn’t get much room. -
8 VFL Impressive effort with four goals. -
10 VFL Battled to get into the game. -
12 VFL Two goals and tried hard throughout. -
13 VFL Did some eye-catching things but was quiet at times too. -
14 VFL Struggled to make an impact. -
15 VFL Did a few nice things but not a major contributor. -
17 VFL Struggled to get into the game to any degree. -
18 VFL Burst in and out of the game and had a go. -
19 VFL Slow start but worked into the game. Tackled well. -
20 VFL Tried hard but was brushed off the ball a few times. -
21 VFL Kicked three important goals. Going OK. -
22 VFL Started strongly, influence waned after quarter time. -