#20   Port Adelaide

Age: 26yr 1mth Games: 127 Born: Jul 29, 1993
Height: 183cm Weight: 85kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Port has made the call to move him into midfield on a permanent basis. Corked a quad vs Richmond but club says he’ll be OK.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 Syd Each time the TW Sherrin went near him the classy playmaker looked dangerous. Three goals. 8
2 Frem Quiet by his lofty standards but still dangerous around the goals. 5
3 Adel Two classic opportunist goals but was well beaten by Luke Brown. 5
4 GWS Shaw tracked him at stages and kicked a goal and was lively, but couldn’t get anything going in the final term. 5
5 Carl Left his kicking boots at home with one goal from five attempts. 6
6 Bris Relished a full game in the midfield, gathering 31 possessions and three goal assists. 9
7 WCE Showing the AFL world he could become an elite midfielder with eight clearances and nine inside-50’s. 8
8 GCS 18 touches in first half in midfield and continued to be a force throughout the second half. Classy mover. 8
9 Bye.
10 Calf.
11 Calf.
12 Ess Used in midfield and forward. Looked a bit off his tucker for long periods. 5
13 Bris Does what he does best, kick goals not many others in the league can do off one step. 7
14 Coll Quiet first half then was surprisingly moved to shadow Pendlebury in second half and kept him to 12 possessions. 5
15 Rich Tearing it up in the midfield with ten clearances and a whopping 14 inside-50’s. 8
16 WCE Had a big second half after being moved into the midfield. 7
17 NM Set up the win in the first term with three goals, two from marks inside-50, and the third a classic left snap around the body. 8
18 Melb Booted 1.3 then went off with what looked like a bad lower leg issue. Came back on, but didn’t last long. 5
19 Ankle.
20 Ankle.
21 Coll Relief for Hinkley to have one of his and the AFL’s best players back in the side, switch to the midfield has been a masterstroke. 8
22 WB Competed hard in front half, then was good around the footy in midfield. Dangerous late when game had to be won. 6
23 GCS Hobbled off in the third term only to return with three shots on goal, missing two and nailing the last shot. 6
EF WCE Got his hands on the footy enough in midfield, then went into attack. Missed snap in extra time will haunt him. 6

2016 Season

1 StK The hardest player in the AFL to contain for 120 minutes. Came to the fore when required. 8
2 Adel Taken off late in the game with hamstring tightness. 4
3 Hamstring.
4 GWS Port’s most lively forward with 2.2. OK return from a hamstring injury. 4
5 Geel Mackie towelled him. Two kicks for the day. No goals. 1
6 Concussion.
7 Bris Returned from concussion with three goals, didn’t miss a beat. 7
8 Carl Still not back to his best after concussion. Looked a step off the pace early but better in third term. 4
9 WCE Three goals and six inside-50s, a great performance up forward. 7
10 Melb Back to near his best in attack. Allowed far too much space to work in and made Melbourne pay. 8
11 Coll Dangerous all day in attack. Feasted at the feet of Dixon and made Collingwood pay. 7
12 WB Two goals in two minutes late in the third term to give Port back the lead. 5
13 Frem Dangerous and kicked three goals. 6
15 Rich Short chip in the back half at your peril! Pounced on two turnovers with goals. 7
16 Haw His three goals were great, but too inconsistent without the footy at the moment. 7
17 NM Started at 100 mph. Always dangerous in the attacking zone. 7
18 GWS One goal but little else, not his best night. 3
19 Bris Easiest five-goal bag you could ask for – it included free kicks and two 50m penalties. 7
20 Syd Manned by Mills at stages but unable to make the youngster pay with 0.4 in front of goal. 4
21 Melb Pinged his hamstring which has ended his season. 3
22 Hamstring.
23 Hamstring.

2015 Season

1 Frem Kicked two goals and had a big impact with his 20 touches. 6
2 Syd Quiet for three quarters until a big last term with 12 disposals. 5
3 NM Lively in opening exchanges then drifted out a bit. Good final term. 6
4 Haw Got the crowd jumping with the first goal of the game. 6
5 Adel Two goals, more than a handful for Brown. 6
6 WCE Had Wellingham for an opponent and took the honours. 6
7 Bris Blitzed until last change despite a heavy third-quarter collision. 7
8 Rich Two goals from four attempts, and two sublime assists. 6
9 Melb Booted two goals and came to the fore in second term onslaught. 6
10 WB His handball to create opportunities for his teammates are jaw dropping. 8
11 Geel A goal in each of the four quarters to go with nine inside-50s. Key performer. 8
12 Carl Five goals to again be the side’s best. Gave Tuohy trouble all day. 8
14 Syd Looked dangerous but not consistent with Smith on hammer. Three goals. 6
15 Coll Leading goalkicker with 3.3 and set up two more goals. 7
16 Adel A constant threat always dangerous with the footy in hand. 7
17 Ess Baguley contained him early. Then he created damage. Threaded crucial goal late. 7
18 StK Four goals from six shots, the AFL’s leading goalkicker since Round 8. 7
19 WB Looked on early but rarely sighted after the first quarter. 5
20 GWS Turned it on in the last term with two freakish right-foot snaps. 7
21 Haw The matchwinner in attack with four goals. Came to life after Hodge high bump. 8
22 GCS Drifted in and out of the contest and finished with two goals. 5
23 Frem Uncharacteristic quiet game for the superstar. 4

2014 Season

1 Carl Efficiency down a little (55%) but his workrate was first class – 22 disp. 6
2 Adel Kicked four goals including the goal of the game and set up two others. 8
3 NM On another day could have kicked five but did plenty to make up for a quiet Westhoff. 7
4 Ankle.
5 WCE Struggled to get into the game until late mark and goal. 4
6 Geel Quiet early but came to life in final term with a couple of goals. 5
7 GWS Held to four first-half touches, he lifted on the run home with three goals. 5
8 Frem Best on ground with five goals. Couldn’t be stopped. 9
10 Haw Another contender for goal of the year as he danced around two opponents. 7
11 Melb Minimal impact until being KO’d by Schulz in a marking contest. 2
12 StK Wow, another contender for Mark of the Year, and three goals. 8
13 Syd Booted two goals opposed to Smith and was a handful at times. 6
14 WB No goals but contributed five inside-50’s and six clearances. 7
15 Adel Two soccer attempts at goal just missed their mark. 4
16 Ess Kept goalless for the second week in a row. 4
17 Rich Oozed class with each touch – including crumbing goal but was in and out. 6
18 Melb Well beaten by Jetta and was recipient of lucky free and goal on ¾ time. 5
19 Coll One goal but horribly out of form. Langdon had him covered most of day. 4
20 Syd Down on form but looks like he is ready to explode. 5
21 GCS Struggled to have an impact and needs to re-find his spark. 3
22 Carl Back to his best with three goals and five inside-50s. 7
23 Frem Contained early then kicked miracle goal second term. Back in touch. 6
EF Rich The human highlight reel, there is nothing Chad can’t do on a footy field. 7
SF Frem Brilliant four goals, the last of which was an absolute ripper to thwart Freo. 8
PF Haw Hardly sighted until shifting to half back in last quarter. Influential late. 4
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2013 Season

1 Melb Tracked by Watts and comprehensively got the points. Developing well. 7
2 GWS Kicked two and gave away another in five mins before three quarter-time. Vital. 6
3 Adel Kicked three goals in the last term to steer the Power to victory. 7
4 GCS Finished with three goals and was dangerous all night. 6
5 WCE The game breaker, his left foot can produce goals others can only dream about. 8
6 NM Potent young player who helped get Port back into game in second term. 7
7 Rich As skilful as he is on his left foot must learn to kick with his right boot. 6
8 Carl A rare talent. Used the ball well and was elusive as always. 7
9 Geel Really good. Kicked 0.3 but workrate and willingness to work was brilliant. 7
10 WB Proved a handful for Picken. Looked to be Port’s main hope of snatching the points. 7
12 GWS 21 first half possessions to set the game up. Ended with career-high numbers. 8
13 Syd Kicked three goals including a beautiful left foot curler in the last quarter. 7
14 Coll Two goals for a player destined to become an All-Australian in 2013. 7
15 Ess Continued to press for All-Australian honours at half forward. Gave Fletcher fits. 6
16 Haw Always plays well and continues to push for All-Australian selection. 6
17 StK All class and never wasted a possession. Strong second half when others tapered. 7
18 Bris Kicked the only goal in the last term to secure the win for the Power. 6
19 Adel Showdown medallist with five goals, seven inside 50s and three clearances. 9
20 Geel Just one goal but won 11 cont. poss and four clearances. Tried hard. 6
21 GCS Kicked first two goals of the last term to kick-start the Power to victory. 7
22 Frem Had plenty of the ball before hurting his thigh and subbed off in third term. 4
23 Carl Kicked his usual goal of the week contender but looks to be playing injured. 5
EF Coll Terrific first half for brilliant youngster. No nerves in pressure situations. 7
SF Geel Stats looked OK, but long season looked to have flattened him. 5

2012 Season

1 StK Showed plenty on his AFL debut for the Port faithful to get excited about. 6
2 Ess Copped knock in second term and subbed off at half time. 3
3 Syd Showed great vision at one point to kick across body to find a team mate. 3
4 Coll Thrown into game in final term for only 21 minutes – four disposals. 2
5 Adel Withstood some heavy knocks and played on courageously. 6
8 NM Had four inside 50s from just 10 disposals but was lively. 5
9 GCS Good outing. Showed a few good glimpses and won his own ball. 5
10 Carl First year player gets better with every game, also kicked a goal. 6
11 Haw Needs to tidy up his peripheral vision otherwise he may get seriously hurt. 4
12 WB Injected late but only two kicks. 1
14 Geel Kicked one nice goal but not really a factor playing mostly forward. 3
15 Adel Subbed out of the game in the third term after making no impact. 2
16 Ess Came on as the sub in the third term and is struggling to find the footy. 2
17 Melb Talented youngster but needs to play more team oriented game at times. 5
18 Frem Not afraid when it is his turn to put his head over the footy. 6
19 GWS Started well and loomed as a handful, but he couldn’t keep it up. 3
21 WCE Came on early as the sub for Paul Stewart and kicked a goal. 4
22 Bris His best game for the club in his short career so far. 8
23 Rich Did some good things. Good way for the kid to end the season. 6