Ben KENNEDY

#35  

Age: 24yr 10mth Games: 40 Born: Mar 03, 1994
Height: 175cm Weight: 76kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Did some good things in first year at the club but didn’t feature in first two JLT Series game after an ankle in late January.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Melbourne

5 VFL Had 21 touches and six inside-50s to help Casey to a comfortable win over North Ballarat. -
6 VFL In and out of the game, but ended with 25 possessions and four tackles. Handy enough. -
7 VFL Wasted the ball a bit with his kicks, but won it well enough and tried hard throughout. 23 possessions. -
8 VFL Worked hard enough but didn’t get great reward for his efforts in attack. -
9 VFL One of the Demons best with 25 possessions and eight inside 50s. Much better outing. -
10 Bye.
11 VFL Important contributor in the end. 23 possessions, but also three key goals in tight contest. -
12 VFL Relished game against old teammates and won a lot of the footy throuhg midfierld. -
13 Senior emergency.
14 VFL Superb in win. 35 possessions, five inside 50s and six clearances. -
15 VFL Got a lot of the ball, but didn’t always hurt the opposition. 30 touches. -
16 VFL Fantastic again and is enjoying a fine season. 32 possessions, seven clearances. -
17 VFL Bye. -
18 VFL Willed himself into the contest. Execution not at the level needed but generated some real contested possession. Had 28 disposals. -
19 VFL Got a lot of attention from Coburg. Struggled to fight the tag, but at least he never stopped trying. -
20 VFL Used at half forward with stints in the middle. 31 possessions and was a terrier all day. -
21 VFL Kicked three goals and had 35 touches in a mighty display. Great energy all game. -
22 Senior emergency.
23 VFL Had 26 touches to continue his strong VFL season. -

2016 Season

Played for : Melbourne

1 GWS Very good debut for new club. Worked hard in attack and was a key contributor in last term. 7
2 Ess Melbourne’s best in a four-quarter effort. Kicked three goals and positive with every movement. 7
3 NM A touch quieter than first two weeks, but still competed hard when ball in his area. 5
4 Coll Kicked goal of the day in first term and helped keep the midfield pressure on all afternoon. 6
5 Rich Quietest game for a few weeks. Failed to kick a goal and mustered four kicks. 3
6 StK Big second term and was a handy player all day. 6
7 GCS Got amongst the third quarter party with two goals. Tackling pressure was fantastic. 6
8 WB Two second-term goals and three inside-50s. Not a big influence but certainly not the worst. 5
9 Bris Good in patches pressing up from half forward and very good in early exchanges. 5
10 Port Tweaked ankle in warm up but took his place. Never able to get going though. 2
11 VFL Superb response to being dropped with three goals and 30+ possessions in midfield. -
12 Coll Enjoyed victory over former team Played a part with seven inside-50s and heaps of touches. 7
13 Syd Started at half forward and unable to find space he has in past. 3
15 Adel A few good contests but unable to really influence the game off half forward. 4
16 Frem Quiet in an attacking sense but work-rate OK in front half. 4
17 StK Struggled to have an impact coming up from half forward, but wasn’t aided by overuse further afield. 4
18 VFL Responded well again to axing with 30 possessions and plenty of tackles. -
19 VFL Huge outing at half forward and in midfield. 40 disposals and a goal. -
20 VFL Super in final three quarters. Was in everything positive for Casey. -
21 VFL Influential across half forward and through midfield. 24 touches. -
22 VFL Unable to have normal impact across half forward. -
23 VFL Very good across half forward with three goals – including the sealer. -

2015 Season

Played for : Collingwood

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3 Ill.
4 Ill.
5 VFL Looked rusty having missed a few weeks. Will be better for run. -
6 VFL Starred in midfield with 29 possessions and two goals. -
7 VFL Pressed claims for senior recall with strong display in win. -
8 VFL Bye. -
9 VFL In everything positive. 38 high-quality possessions -
10 Melb Sub. Got his chance late in third term and gathered a handful of touches. 2
11 GWS Sub. On in final term and only had minimal involvement. 1
13 VFL Continues to find the footy at VFL level. 27 disposals. -
14 VFL Helped gain the edge in middle for Pies. 29 disposals, five inside 50s. -
15 VFL Good defensively with 13 tackles to go with 20 touches. -
16 WCE Did his best to take his opportunity. A couple of good things. 4
17 WB Foot skills have dropped off markedly from juniors. Needs to lift. 4
18 VFL Good response to AFL axing with 31 possessions in loss. -
19 VFL Very good around the stoppages and won a lot of the ball. -
20 VFL 25 touches and two goals. Back to his best form at VFL level. -
21 VFL Had ball on a string. 34 touches but wasteful in front of goal. -
22 VFL Struggled to shrug Port tag but hand impact at times. -
23 Ess Two great soccer goals but wasted other chances. Is he is future plans? 4

2014 Season

Played for : Collingwood

1 Frem Sub on early third term and buzzed around for eight disposals. Came on when game was all over. 2
2 VFL Strong showing in midfield. Knocking on the door. -
3 PM Strong four-quarter effort against AIS. A big chance for senior call up. -
4 VFL Slow start but got better after half time. -
5 VFL Worked hard throughout but wasn’t a standout in midfield. -
6 VFL Up and down outing. Good at times, but made some costly errors. -
7 Carl Sub came on at last change and got amongst it. 1
9 VFL Dominated the second term and ended with 31 disposals. -
10 VFL Strong worker in midfield. 27 possessions and a goal. -
11 VFL Bye. -
12 VFL Good afternoon and had a massive final term. -
13 VFL One of the Magpies best in loss to Sandringham. -
14 VFL Best afield in loss to Footscray. Banging the door down for a recall. -
15 Carl Sub. On late second term to replace Elliott and got right involved. 4
16 GCS Booted two goals and busy through the midfield. 5
17 Ess Sub came on in third quarter and had a few touches. Should have started? 2
18 Adel Sub. One effective disposal when eventually got a run in final quarter. 1
19 VFL Massive outing with 38 touches to respond to AFL axe. -
20 WCE Scored early goal and two for game. He was visibly trying to lift his output. 6
21 Bris Visibly lifted his work-rate early but tired as game wore on. Tried hard. 5
22 VFL Hit the scoreboard from midfield. Two goals from 21 touches. -
23 VFL 20 touches and a goal to be the Magpies best. -
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2013 Season

Played for : Collingwood

1 PM Had 19 possessions and was strong especially early. -
2 Senior emergency.
3 Didn’t play for Collingwood VFL.
4 VFL Had 30 possessions and bored in all day. -
5 VFL Damaging game with his long left foot. Good effort. -
6 StK Sub came on late in third and showed plenty of dash and a neat left foot to boot. 2
7 Frem Tried hard to find space but first full game was against high-pressure outfit. 3
8 Geel On in final term but tough game to impact given the intensity. 1
9 Syd Sub came on in third term and bored in strongly. 3
10 Bris Sprayed a few by foot but continually got involved. 5
11 Melb Didn’t touch ball first term then worked into it. Nice work in close and 3 goals. 7
12 WB Good little worker. 5
14 Port Started as the sub and kicked a nice late consolation goal. 3
15 Carl Sub. Joined party late for a handful of disposals. 1
16 VFL Bye. -
17 VFL Bored in all day and was damaging with space in front of him. -
18 GWS Late inclusion for Ball and had no impact before being subbed out. 1
19 VFL Worked hard to pick up 22 possessions in midfield. -
20 VFL Linked well through midfield to end with 23 possessions. -
21 VFL Impressive display with 30 touches and seven clearances. -
22 WCE Disposal let him down running into goal – seven inside-50s his major contribution. 7
23 NM Skill and decision making not quite at required level. Workrate is. 4
QF Senior emergency.
EF Senior emergency.
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PF
GF