Nathan WRIGHT

#34   St Kilda

Age: 24yr 11mth Games: 33 Born: Feb 16, 1994
Height: 185cm Weight: 79kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Tough and quick player who was thrust into new role of defensive forward late last year and held spot for closing months. In good touch.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 Melb Some good breakaways early with pace and aggression at the ball, but not sustained. 3
2 -
3 -
4 VFL Kicked two goals and had 13 touches to play his role but wasn’t his best outing. -
5 VFL In and out of the game with 13 touches but laid seven tackles to keep in the contest. -
6 VFL Best game this season. Great tackling pressure and won lots of the ball – 25 touches. -
7 GWS Used as a pressure forward with eye to stopping rebounding Giants. Jagged two goals in a handy contribution in tight game. 6
8 VFL Had some handy contributions but wasn’t a big stats day. -
9 VFL Copped an early knock and was put on ice. -
10 Concussion.
11 VFL Laid nine tackles and got a bit of the ball, but not his absolute best at this level. -
12 Adel Another Saints player who had no impact on the game, needs to do more to cement his spot in the team. 2
13 Shoulder.
14 Shoulder.
15 VFL Didn’t get much of the ball – just six touches, but booted two goals. -
16 VFL Kicked a goal and missed a few other chances. Okay, but needs to do more to earn senior recall. -
17 VFL Not his best day with just 11 disposals. -
18 VFL Kept moving the ball forward in a so-so game. -
19 VFL Busy day at the coalface with 18 contested possessions, 30 disposals, eight clearances and eight tackles. -
20 VFL Tackled like madman, but didn’t have an impact offensively. -
21 Ankle.
22 Ankle.
23 Ankle.

2016 Season

1 Played in VFL trial against Box Hill Hawks.
2 Played in VFL trial against Williamstown.
3 VFL Just 11 possessions and is facing an uphill battle already to break into senior side. -
4 VFL. Bye. -
5 VFL Turned the ball over far too often coming out of defence. -
6 VFL Toiled away but wasn’t his best game. -
7 VFL OK at times but wasn’t a big factor despite Zebs’ dominance. -
8 VFL Gave some run off half back but skills again let him down at key times. -
9 VFL Ball use was better streaming off half-back. One of his better recent outings. -
10 VFL Bye. -
11 VFL Gave great drive into attack with four inside-50s and two nice goals. -
12 Carl Went largely unnoticed but tried to run through the lines when he had chance. 2
14 Geel First two career goals in opening term. Heavy knock to shoulder but came back to help. 5
15 Shoulder.
16 Ess Didn’t get much of the ball but tackled fiercely down back. 3
17 Melb Competitive approach was utilised as a forward. Contests well but needs polish. 3
18 WB Defensive forward on Johannissen. Hard nut who chipped in to do his bit. 5
19 NM In negating forward role shows great pace and endeavour. 5
20 Carl In defensive forward role doing OK until heavy knock just before half time. 3
21 Syd Defensive forward kicked a goal but was otherwise limited. 4
22 Rich Unsighted for three quarters then made an impact pressuring in attack. 3
23 Bris In defensive forward role kicked two goals and showed tenacity. 5

2015 Season

1 Adductor.
2 GCS Late inclusion as sub. Came on for injured Saad in third term and was excellent. 4
3 Coll Sub didn’t have a big impact this week. 2
4 Carl Showed pace at times. 3
5 VFL Provided good run off half back in loss to Blues. -
6 VFL Ball use still needs improvement but cant fault effort. -
7 VFL Scrappy at times by foot – needs to clean it up to earn recall. -
8 VFL Six possessions then off with a corkie. -
9 VFL Strong running game off half back against Werribee. -
10 VFL Provided dash off half back when the game stagnated. -
11 VFL Broke game open at times with run off half back. Good. -
12 VFL Bye. -
13 VFL Provided run but made some poor errors and lost opponent. -
14 VFL Unable to provided adequate drive off half back. -
15 VFL Just eight touches and wasn’t effective by foot. -
16 VFL Copped a head knock early and sat out with concussion. -
17 VFL In a form slump and needs to find a way out of it. -
18 VFL Bye. -
19 Frem Sub came on third quarter and got amongst it. 2
20 NM Showed out a bit early on Garner but then dropped off. 4
21 Finger.
22 Finger.
23 Finger.

2014 Season

1 Melb Didn’t get much of the footy at half back. 3
2 GWS Worked hard off half back. 5
3 WCE Had to work hard down back but kept intensity up. Kicking sometimes wonky. 5
4 Adel Did well early til suspected fracture of fibula forced him off. 2
5 Leg.
6 Leg.
7 Leg.
8 Leg.
9 Leg.
10 Leg.
11 Leg.
12 Leg.
13 Leg.
14 VFL Made it through a half in development league on return. -
15 VFL Slowly regaining full match fitness at half back. OK. -
16 VFL Quiet then sat out rest of game after a heavy knock. -
17 Concussion.
18 VFL Unable to provide drive from defence due to Cats’ dominance. -
19 VFL Scrappy by foot at times but gave some drive off half back. -
20 VFL Gave run on outside and broke the lines well. -
21 Syd Young half back looked good in return after long absence. Tried hard. 5
22 Rich Did some real nice things off half back and will be a player. 5
23 Adel Started on Betts the copped a knock. 2
QF VFL Only 12 possessions running off half back. -
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

1 Rested.
2 VFL Had an impact with his run and should debut soon enough. -
3 GWS Debutant looked at home in first game on half-back flank. Fast and strong. 6
4 Ess One nice dash downfield but not much else of note for youngster. 2
5 Syd Showed glimpses of real dash and will be a player. 4
6 Coll Again looked the part with his run off half back and had edge over Krakouer. 6
7 Carl Good job on Betts until Betts cleaned him up. Subbed off with jaw injury. 5
8 Jaw.
9 Jaw.
10 NM Showed some resistance early compared to others. 4
11 Back.
12 Back.
13 VFL Provided some run and drive off half back but blazed away too often. -
14 Rich Good in defence in first half. 5
15 Frem Not as good as previously in defence and subbed off in third term. 3
16 VFL OK early, but then rested as senior emergency. -
17 VFL Kicked a goal and provided his customary dash on occasions. -
18 VFL Quiet outing with just 14 possessions at half back. -
19 Back.
20 VFL Gave good run from half back to end with 22 disposals. -
21 VFL Ran hard off half back with 15 touches and four marks. -
22 VFL Did well at half back with 22 touches and a nice goal. -
23 -
QF
SF
PF
GF