#21   Port Adelaide

Age: 26yr 10mth Games: 85 Born: Oct 12, 1992
Height: 187cm Weight: 84kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Career has stalled in the past two seasons after looking like being a future star. JLT form solid, but can go up a few gears.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 Syd Still frustrates with decision-making but chimed in with a critical goal to stem the tide early in final term. 7
2 Frem Set the game up in the first term with his outside run and pin point passes. 6
3 Adel His run and carry were crucial when Port were on top early. 7
4 GWS Just 14 touches and tends to go missing when Port isn’t going as well. Needs to work on his consistency. 4
5 Carl Back to the form of 2013/2014, selfless running along the wings and hitting the scoreboard. 8
6 Bris Worked his way into the contest after a quiet first half. 6
7 WCE When he pumps the footy inside-50 something usually happens, back to the form of 2013/14. 7
8 GCS Port’s barometer through midfield. Continually broke the lines and won the ball at ground level. 7
9 Bye.
10 Geel Great first half (18 disposals) while slowed up a tad he ended with 29, five tackles, three clearances and a goal. 8
11 Haw Dash and guile with ball in hand caused the Hawks no end of trouble in the first half then faded a tad. Seven inside-50s. 7
12 Ess Turned the footy over and a few defensive efforts were sub-standard 4
13 Bris Started well with his run and carry but faded out the longer the game went. 6
14 Hamstring.
15 Rich Port’s best player in the first half but like a lot of his teammates faded when the game was willing. 7
16 WCE Worked into the game. Not as prominent as he’d have liked. 5
17 NM Big second term with six possessions, two tackles and a goal. Steady otherwise. 6
18 Melb Rolled off a wing and wasn’t a factor for long periods. Burst in and out when Port made a run. 4
19 StK Put his body on the line and had a strong first half and even better second half. 7
20 Adel Started well when the game was still a contest with some penetrating footy from halfback. 6
21 Coll When the Power play well Polec is front and centre, when they are under threat or pressure seems to disappear, a worrying trend. 6
22 WB Ran off a wing opposed to Dale initially. Finished with 23 touches and had some bursts in final term that were handy. 7
23 GCS Big goal from outside 50 in the third term when the rain of inside-50’s was embarrassing the Suns. 6
EF WCE 25 possessions, but would have expected him to be more clinical with touches at times. 6

2016 Season

1 StK Got better as the game progressed, will be better for the run. 5
2 Adel Struggling to adapt after missing the majority of the 2015 season. 1
3 Ess Harsh words from the coach was just what was needed to spark him back to form. 7
4 GWS Didn’t hurt the Giants with his disposal and found it tough to break open the game. 3
5 SANFL Classy effort in his first SANFL game. 28 touches, seven clearances. -
6 Rich Used ball well linking between defence and attack to be Port’s best. Great signs. 8
7 Bris Running with the freedom of playing injury free. 7
8 Carl Started well with Curnow paying close attention. Drifted in and out in final three quarters. 5
9 WCE Lively, did his best to get the crowd involved with a goal in the last term. 7
10 Melb Normally a barometer for Port but had just 12 touches and no real impact. 3
11 Coll Steady game on a wing but some of his touches were very good. 6
12 WB Not hurting the opposition enough with ball in hand. 5
13 SANFL Laid game-high nine tackles in spirited response to AFL axe. -
14 SANFL Bye. -
15 SANFL Enjoyed the wide Elizabeth expanses. Easily won his wing. -
16 SANFL Didn't chalk up big numbers but his tackling and pressure were good. -
17 SANFL Damaging with two goals, seven inside 50s, six tackles. -
18 GWS Costly turnover at the start of the last term led to consecutive Giants goals. 5
19 Bris Big second and third terms when massive win was set-up before slight fadeout. 7
20 Syd OK on a wing but six of his 20 touches were clangers. Needs to lift. 5
21 Melb Back to blistering best, pace was back and his willingness to take the game on. 8
22 Adel Seven inside-50s and a goal, is in excellent form. 7
23 GCS Used his raking left foot to break the lines. 5

2015 Season

1 Frem Had a big impact with his possessions. Had 29 touches and hurt Freo. 7
2 Syd Four inside-50s and five tackles, needed to get into the game more. 5
3 NM Unable to get link game going on outside and turned it over a bit. 5
4 Haw Two goals but subbed out in the last quarter. 5
5 Adel Surprisingly started as the sub, had little time to shine. 2
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2014 Season

1 Carl Great debut. Had 24 disp (12 cont) and kicked a brilliant running goal late. 8
2 Adel His run and carry along with his breakneck speed is eye catching. 7
3 NM Spent most of match on wing but took a long time to influence a congested midfield. 4
4 Bris Kicked a wonderful goal with the outside of his left foot. 7
5 WCE Continues his strong start to the season with new club. Continually found space. 7
6 Geel Speed off a wing was a factor. Six inside-50s and 12 handball receives. 7
7 GWS Dominated from start to finish as his star continues to rise. 9
8 Frem His inside game made him stand out. Won six clearances. 6
10 Haw Great goal running through centre before unleashing from outside 50. 8
11 Melb Tagged by Cross and wasn’t able to generate the same run and dash we are accustomed to. 3
12 StK Subbed out after receiving a heavy knock to his ankle. 5
13 Ankle.
14 WB Six inside-50’s and beautiful goal running from outside 50. 6
15 Adel Three goals from limited opportunities. 7
16 Ess Five clearances and five inside-50s. 6
17 Rich Form has tapered out after a blistering start to the season. 5
18 Melb Not playing to the standard he set in the opening ten rounds. 3
19 Coll Worked into game. Pies forced him to handball more than kick. 6
20 Syd Back to his early season form with nine rebounds out of defence. 7
21 GCS Barely sighted and was subbed off. Stinker. 1
22 Carl His speed and movement around stoppages impressed. 7
23 Frem Did plenty of nice things although not as influential as early in year. 5
EF Rich A constant threat in middle with his searing pace; seven inside-50s. 7
SF Frem Efficiency down but kept on working to play a part late. 4
PF Haw Overawed early and needed to go harder, but got better as game wore on. 5
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2013 Season

Played for : Brisbane

1 NEAFL Found the ball well, but kicking was poor at times. -
2 NEAFL 22 disposals and 3 goals. Chance of senior recall. -
3 GCS Suffered an ankle injury late in the match to top off a quiet night. 2
4 Ankle.
5 Ankle.
6 Ankle.
7 Ankle.
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10 Ankle.
11 Ankle.
12 NEAFL A little down on previous weeks. -
13 NEAFL Returned from injury and did some nice things. -
14 NEAFL Played half back, used the ball well in second game back. -
15 NEAFL Played at half-back and made the right decisions. -
16 NEAFL Half-back/wing, classy ball user. -
17 NEAFL Played across half back and did some good things. -
18 NEAFL Bye. -
19 NEAFL Half/back, disposal efficiency a little down. -
20 NEAFL Injured ankle early in first term. -
21 NEAFL Got up from ankle injury, efficient from half back -
22 NEAFL Bye. -
23 Ankle.

2012 Season

Played for : Brisbane

1 Melb Struggled to get into contest in first half but going after half time; 18 disp. 5
2 Carl Found pace of game hot and will learn plenty from the outing. 2
3 Frem One of the best things from the game for Brisbane. Kicked two goals. 6
4 GCS Busy without being brilliant. 5
5 Geel Amongst the Lions best in the midfield. 6
6 Ess Only 13 possessions but showed class and poise, booting two goals. 5
7 Coll Found it hard to get into the game. 4
8 GWS Limited opportunities. 3
10 WCE Used pace well and made good use of his dozen touches. 5
12 Haw No impact. Subbed off late in third quarter. 2
13 NEAFL Kicked four first-half goals. Ready for a senior recall. -
14 Melb Came on as the sub and had a minor impact. 3
16 NEAFL Drifted in and out of the game. -
17 GCS Still trying to find his feet at senior level. 3
18 NEAFL Went well before a groin injury ended his day late. -
23 NEAFL In and out of the game but played his part when needed. -