Mark WHILEY

#24  

Age: 26yr 3mth Games: 22 Born: Dec 01, 1992
Height: 188cm Weight: 88kg Position: MID

2016 Digest:   After a handful of appearances last year he finished with a strong final month at senior level showing aggressive tackling. Carlton fans have good wraps on him. Body shape has changed over pre-season.

2016 NAB Cup:   All three games but limited use in third match. Generally good at ball-winning.

2016 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 Senior emergency.
2 Played in VFL trial against Port Melbourne.
3 GCS Played a good chunk of the game but failed to fire. 3
4 VFL Given senior experience you’d expect him to stand out but not the case. Ok. -
5 Calf.
6 Calf.
7 Calf.
8 Calf.
9 VFL Stoppage work handy (seven clearances) but didn’t win a huge amount of ball. -
10 VFL Bye. -
11 VFL Seven inside-50s, five score assists and five tackles in a huge midfield effort. -
12 VFL Another big game highlighted by 12 clearances and five inside-50s. Call up? -
13 VFL Bye. -
14 Senior emergency.
15 VFL 11 clearances, five inside-50s, seven tackles and 16 contested possessions. -
16 VFL Four clearances and a goal from 20 disposals. Might be worth elevating. -
17 VFL Team-high 37 touches, eight clearances and two goals. Surely gets a call-up. -
18 VFL Led team in disposals and clearances and equal for inside-50s. -
19 VFL Battled hard and used ball better than some teammates. Four inside-50s. -
20 VFL Led team in disposals, clearances and tackles so certainly pulled his weight. -
21 VFL Bye. -
22 Didn’t play for Northern Blues.
23 Didn’t play for Northern Blues.

2015 Season

Played for : Carlton

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3 VFL Strong worker in midfield with 29 touches, one goal. -
4 Hamstring.
5 Coll Caught a couple of times in first half. Needs to adjust to tempo. 3
6 Bris Worth persisting with but does look out of his depth around the ball. 3
7 VFL Hard worker but yet to replicate NEAFL form. -
8 VFL Worked hard in midfield rotation. 17 possessions. -
9 VFL One of Blues’ best with 28 touches, four inside 50s. -
10 VFL Trucked on in midfield but not a big possession winner. -
11 VFL Bye. -
12 VFL Blues’ best in midfield. Work in close was top-notch. -
13 VFL Caught a bit but always in and around the action. 23 touches. -
14 WB Sub. On in third term and had a few touches. 2
15 VFL 24 possessions and seven tackles to lead way in midfield. -
16 VFL Blues’ best ball-winner in defeat to Casey with 20 touches. -
17 VFL Bye. -
18 VFL One of only a few Blues’ to be able to hold their head high. -
19 Coll Sub. 13 touches and a goal in just over a quarter. Got his shorts dirty. 4
20 Bris Rare to see someone to have 14 kicks and just one handpass. 6
21 Melb Tackle pressure pretty good. Stats not huge but showed glimpses. 5
22 GWS Unable to put clamps on former teammate Treloar. 4
23 Haw Worked into the game after just one touch in the first quarter. Fair. 5

2014 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1 PM Involved in a heavy collision with Derickx. -
2 NEAFL Performed admirably down back. -
3 NEAFL Had 34 touches and used it well. -
4 NEAFL Impressive, not too far off seniors. -
5 NEAFL Bye. -
6 NEAFL Best afield. 39 touches, three goals. -
7 NEAFL Had some good moments on the wing. -
8 NEAFL Battled hard in the midfield on Tom Mitchell. OK. -
9 NEAFL Bye. -
10 NEAFL Another solid game and will be a possible elevation. -
11 NEAFL Giants’ best through the guts. Kicked four goals too. -
12 NEAFL Phenomenal last week, again good this week, 26 touches. -
13 NEAFL Continued stellar season. 32 disposals, 10 clearances. -
14 NEAFL Bye. -
15 NEAFL Average game, tempered a little after a strong start to year. -
16 NEAFL Solid. 24 disposals, eight clearances, five I50s. -
17 NEAFL Won the football but didn’t get on the outside enough. -
18 NEAFL Continued impressive season with another very big showing. -
19 NEAFL Continued his great season, with a stand out display. -
20 NEAFL Banging down door for senior selection, best on ground. -
21 Melb Joined the party with some handy touches – 10 contested possessions. 6
22 Coll Kicked first goal and will have learned a lot spending time in Pendlebury. 4
23 Hamstring.
QF -
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1 NEAFL One of the best in the reserves loss to Sydney. -
2 NEAFL Never gave an inch and kept trying to the end. -
3 NEAFL Solid in his role on a wing/half forward. -
4 NEAFL The best for the Giants in tight win over Belconnen. -
5 NEAFL One of the Giants best in big win. -
6 NEAFL Bye. -
7 NEAFL Clearly the Giants best. Won a stack of footy. -
8 Haw Tagged Smith then for a while on Birchall 3
9 NEAFL Continued his strong form at NEAFL level. -
10 NEAFL Three goals and plenty of possessions. Good again. -
11 NEAFL Strong effort again. Influential when the ball hit the deck. -
12 Didn’t play for UWS Giants.
13 NEAFL Bye. -
14 NEAFL Played his part in the midfield and won a fair bit of ball. -
15 NEAFL Among the best again for Giants. Consistent performer. -
16 NEAFL Plenty of ball in midfield to be among the Giants prime movers. -
17 Ess Turned heads for his tagging performance on Heppell. 7
18 Coll Did a decent job negating Pendlebury’s effectiveness and tackled very well (10), 6
19 Melb Tagged N. Jones early and unable to curtail his influence. Struggled. 1
20 Frem Shadowed Pearce/Fyfe all match and did a solid job given weight of ball against. 4
21 Bris Only three touches after half time and spent time on Green (three goals). 4
22 NEAFL OK outing without starring but kicking was scrappy. -
23 GCS Quiet game. 2
QF
SF
PF
GF

2012 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

2 NEAFL Athletic type but wasn’t a major factor. -
4 NEAFL Played a solid defensive game. -
5 NEAFL Played down back. No real attacking impact, defended well. -
7 NEAFL Played on the wing and was just OK. -
8 NEAFL Good game against a tide of Lions pressure. -
10 NEAFL OK at times but was constantly under pressure. -
12 Rich Subbed off at three-quarter time after gathering just one kick. 1
13 Melb Showed some good signs but petered out when the side began to struggle. 4
14 NEAFL Continued his solid form with another good display. -
15 NEAFL Did a few good things. -
16 NEAFL In and out of the game. Fair. -
17 Frem Got better as the game progressed which is a good sign. 4
18 NEAFL Played his role well despite the loss. -
21 NEAFL Was busy around the ground. -