Brad CROUCH

#2   Adelaide

Age: 24yr 11mth Games: 62 Born: Jan 14, 1994
Height: 186cm Weight: 85kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Hamstring strain in January lingered and is unlikely to make line for Round 1 after missing pre-season series.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 Hamstring.
2 Hamstring.
3 SANFL 23 of his 40 touches were contested. Also laid 10 tackles in wonderful return from injury. -
4 SANFL Strong and prolific in the clinches yet again with 31 touches and 11 clearances. Closing in on AFL recall. -
5 GCS Slipped back into the side with a minimum of fuss, ammassing 33 possessions. 8
6 Rich Has eased back in the side with aplomb, won eight clearances and laid eight tackles. 7
7 NM Slow start and ball use wasn’t up to scratch in early exchanges. Got better, but will be disappointed with his day. 5
8 Melb Won his fair share of footy without hurting the opposition. 6
9 Bris Polished 29 disposal effort which included a goal and three goal assists. 7
10 Frem Bragging rights amongst the brothers went to Matt, but Brad wasn’t far behind with eight clearances and five inside-50’s. 8
11 Geel Plugged away for 28 disposals, seven tackles, five clearances and 354 metres gained. Effort was there. 7
12 StK Eight tackles, seven clearances and four inside-50’s, great numbers for an emerging midfielder. 7
13 Bye.
14 Haw Big game in midfield without really hurting the Hawks, laid 11 tackles and had 10 clearances. 7
15 Carl Big last term when he put his body on the line, needs to make better decisions under pressure. 7
16 WB Not finding as much footy as his brother but equally damaging with the footy in hand. 7
17 Melb Head to head with Oliver and honors were even. Won the ball well and played his part. 7
18 Geel Racked up possessions at will and was enormous around the ball. Key to giving the Crows the edge. 8
19 Cheekbone.
20 Port Fractured cheekbone one week, nine clearances and five inside-50’s and a goal this week. Tough as nails. 8
21 Ess Was once again a valuable force in tandem with his brother. 6
22 Syd His two misses on goal proved costly in the final outcome, was effective in the midfield. 7
23 WCE Won a massive 43 possessions and 10 clearances. Vital game. 8
QF GWS Hot start in midfield with five inside 50s in first quarter and ended with 11. In ripping form at the right time. 7
PF Geel Massive first half netted 15 touches and kept it going to end with 29 and eight clearances. 8
GF Rich Plugged away for 27 possessions, three inside-50s and seven clearances. Not the worst in beaten side. 6

2016 Season

1 NM Everything he touched turned to the brown stuff. Disposal let him down. 3
2 Port Slowly getting back to the form expected from a player with immense talent. 6
3 Hamstring.
4 Hamstring.
5 Hamstring.
6 SANFL Busy around the contest with 36 touches, 10 clearances, 10 tackles. -
7 WB Looked rusty and played like it. Whatever he went near seemed to turn to you know what. One inside-50. 2
8 Geel Needs to work on his kicking skills, time and time again turned the footy over. 4
9 SANFL Fine response to AFL dumping, gathering 37 touches, 11 clearances. -
10 SANFL Bye. -
11 SANFL Banging the door down. Game-highs of 29 touches, seven tackles. -
12 SANFL AFL recall imminent. Game-high 10 tackles to go with his 37 touches. -
13 SANFL Bye. -
14 NM Back in the side and was serviceable, looked nervous, will be better for the run. 6
15 Melb Won a lot of footy but lacked some polis. Nine tackles, seven clearances. 6
16 Carl Seven clearances, seven tackles and three inside-50s. Productive midfielder. 7
17 Coll Crows have been patient with him, more games like that required to repay the faith. 8
18 Geel Four clearances, three inside-50s and seven tackles. Solid without starring. 6
19 Ess Leading possession on the ground for the first three quarters. 7
20 Bris Relishing his time in the centre square, won a whopping nine clearances. 8
21 Frem Strong in the midfield and won 29 disposals. 6
22 Port Won 10 contested possessions, had four clearances but gave away three frees. 6
23 WCE Seven tackles, four clearances and a goal. 6
EF NM Six clearances, three inside-50s and five tackles kept him in the game. 6
SF Syd Three clearances and two inside-50s but just 11 effective disposals. 4

2015 Season

1 Foot.
2 Foot.
3 Foot.
4 Foot.
5 Foot.
6 Foot.
7 Foot.
8 Foot.
9 Foot.
10 SANFL Hard inside with 27 handballs among 33 touches, back from injury. -
11 SANFL Bye. -
12 Foot.
13 Bris Did all the hard work early when Crows were facing defeat. 7
15 Foot.
16 Foot.
17 Foot.
18 Foot.
19 Foot.
20 Foot.
21 Foot.
22 Foot.
23 Foot.
EF Foot.
SF Foot.

2014 Season

1 Geel Understandably ran out of puff and subbed out in third after 12 disposals. 3
2 Port Managed three clearances and three inside 50s but was not damaging. 6
3 Leg.
4 Leg.
5 Leg.
6 Leg.
7 Leg.
8 Leg.
9 Leg.
10 Leg.
11 Leg.
12 SANFL Starred in first game back from broken leg. All class. -
13 SANFL Performed strongly but was booked for striking. -
14 Suspended.
15 Port Playing only third game of the year due to a broken leg. Tremendous. 8
16 GWS Active inside player who generated moves. 6
17 Haw Career high 40 disposals including nine clearances and five inside-50s. 8
18 Coll Six clearances and 12 contested possessions kept him involved. 7
19 WCE Adelaide’s best with six clearances and two goals. 7
20 Bris Huge last quarter with 11 touches to top Crows’ disposal count. 7
21 Rich Continues to win the hard footy, needs to develop more outside run to his game. 7
22 NM Played a good game both offensively and defensively. 6
23 StK Worked consistently for four quarters. 5
QF -
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

1 Senior emergency.
2 Bris Fantastic debut and acquitted himself well at senior level. 5
3 Port Played his part in the midfield rotations with three inside 50s and three tackles. 6
4 WB Kicked his first AFL goal, drawing comparisons with Dangerfield. 7
5 Hamstring.
6 Hamstring.
7 Hamstring.
8 SANFL 23 touches for West in return from hamstring injury. -
9 SANFL Well tagged in hard-fought Westies win. -
10 SANFL Chalked up 20 hard-nosed possessions in tense loss. -
11 Syd Kid did a fair job against the odds. 5
12 Senior emergency.
13 SANFL Slotted the first goal of the game and won his share in the middle. -
14 GCS Topped the Crows’ possession count and worked hard at both ends. 8
15 WCE Another stellar performance from the rising star midfielder. 8
16 Coll Wingman on Young initially and was active with good ball use. 7
17 Geel Emerging star helped keep the midfield wheels turning. Super effort. 7
18 Frem Influential performer who belied his age. Four clearances and some incisive handballs. 7
19 Port Outstanding display from the midfield dynamo with eight clearances. 8
20 NM Again confirmed that he is a real talent. 7
21 WB Racked up 22 touches and a force around the footy in second and third terms. 7
22 Melb Five clearances and five inside 50s for the young midfield dynamo. 8
23 WCE Another excellent game from a super young talent. 8
QF
SF
PF
GF

2012 Season

1 SANFL Quality outing with 24 touches to lead Westies. -
2 SANFL 19 touches and four clearances for the Bloods. -
3 SANFL Started well but injured hamstring and ended on crutches. -
14 SANFL Good outing with 20 possessions. -
15 SANFL Good return with 24 disposals for West Adelaide. -
17 SANFL Big game with 23 touches and four clearances. -
18 SANFL Not his best game this season. -
20 SANFL Played his role with 18 possessions for West. -
21 SANFL 14 disposals for West Adelaide in upset win. -
23 SANFL Good outing with 20 touches, eight clearances for West. -
QF SANFL Solid outing in the Bloods midfield. 22 possessions. -
SF SANFL 23 possessions in Westies big win over Centrals. -
PF SANFL Worked hard with 19 possessions in the Westies midfield. -
GF SANFL Westies leading ball winner with 29. Was everywhere in midfield. -