Tom DOWNIE

#44  

Age: 26yr 2mth Games: 9 Born: Apr 27, 1993
Height: 201cm Weight: 99kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Insurance ruck option tracked along steadily and rewarded with game time against Eagles. Back to the NEAFL.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1 Ill.
2 Ill.
3 Ill.
4 Ill.
5 Ill.
6 Ill.
7 Ill.
8 Ill.
9 Ill.
10 Retired.
11 Retired.
12 Retired.
13 Retired.
14 Retired.
15 Retired.
16 Retired.
17 Retired.
18 Retired.
19 Retired.
20 Retired.
21 Retired.
22 Retired.
23 Retired.
QF -
SF -
PF Retired.

2016 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1 Played in NEAFL trial against Sydney.
2 NEAFL Impressed with his attack on the ball after half time in ruck. -
3 NEAFL Good tussle in ruck against Derickx and Nankervis. Had 21 hit-outs. -
4 NEAFL Big afternoon with two goals to go with 28 hitouts and 19 touches. -
5 NEAFL Lowered colors to Nicholls in the ruck contests. -
6 NEAFL Played second fiddle to Simpson in the ruck. 11 hitouts, eight marks. -
7 NEAFL Bye. -
8 NEAFL Rucked well and was a threat in attack with three goals and seven marks. -
9 NEAFL 20 hit-outs and two goals in the ruck and resting forward. Good outing. -
10 NEAFL Best of Giants’ rucks with 24 hit-outs, 16 touches and a goal. Injured elbow though. -
11 NEAFL Very good in the ruck. Dominated the hit-outs and gave midfielders first use. -
12 NEAFL OK in ruck and booted a goal resting forward. -
13 Ess Didn’t take advantage of opportunity and well beaten by Bomber pair. 2
14 NEAFL Ruck work was decent and showed a bit around the ground. -
15 NEAFL Bye. -
16 NEAFL Influential big man with 22 hit-outs and two goals in ruck and attack. -
17 NEAFL Kicking let him down at times, but was lively in forward half and serviceable in the ruck. -
18 Shoulder.
19 Shoulder.
20 NEAFL Good in the ruck (23 hit-outs) and was a presence up forward with two goals. -
21 NEAFL Did some good things up forward (two goals) and in the ruck. -
22 NEAFL Big presence up forward with four goals and seven marks (three contested). -
23 NEAFL Bye. -
QF NEAFL Shared ruck load with Simpson. 14 hit-outs, but laid seven tackles at ground level. -
PF -

2015 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

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2 Had 16 hitouts and a goal as main ruckman.
3 NEAFL Rucked fairly well against Swans talls. -
4 NEAFL Kicked two goals and had 13 hitouts. -
5 NEAFL Wasn’t a big factor on the night. -
6 NEAFL Solid in ruck in tandem with Phillips. -
7 NEAFL Rotated through ruck 24 hitouts and five marks. -
8 NEAFL Had an impact in ruck and attack with three goals. -
9 NEAFL Bye. -
10 NEAFL Rotated through ruck and attack. Two goals, 16 hitouts. -
11 NEAFL 29 hitouts and a goal in hard-fought win. -
12 NEAFL Best afield in big win with 45 hitouts. -
13 NEAFL Bye. -
14 Rich Rucked well against Maric. Had 21 hit-outs and was a presence. 4
15 StK Big kid was lead ruckman but well beaten. 3
16 GCS OK in the ruck and managed to boot a goal. 4
17 Geel One goal and while he certainly didn’t set world on fire he showed glimpses. 4
18 Frem A rough day. Battled in the ruck and got hurt. 3
19 NEAFL Gave mids first use with 46 hitouts in big ruck effort. -
20 NEAFL Bye. -
21 NEAFL Even battle in ruck with Derickx. 35 hitouts. -
22 Carl Best game at league level so far. 37 hitouts and controlled the ruck. 7
23 Melb OK start but then overwhelmed in ruck by Gawn. Good learning lesson. 4

2014 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1 PM Did well in the ruck and showed the value of a good pre-season. -
2 NEAFL Struggled to find a position but was good in patches. -
3 NEAFL Poor start but had a good second half in the ruck. -
4 NEAFL Young giant has a way to go, but building experience. -
5 NEAFL Bye. -
6 NEAFL Solid in the ruck with 15 hit outs. -
7 Soreness.
8 Rested.
9 NEAFL Bye. -
10 NEAFL Played ruck and forward. Did well; 13 hit outs and a goal. -
11 NEAFL Did his bit, though needs to use height to be a marking target. -
12 Senior emergency.
13 NEAFL OK in the ruck, and kicked a goal. -
14 NEAFL Bye. -
15 NEAFL Played down back at times and went OK. -
16 NEAFL Big man did what was required. -
17 NEAFL Did what was required in the ruck alongside Giles. -
18 NEAFL Quiet afternoon. -
19 NEAFL Best on ground playing at centre-half-back. -
20 NEAFL Played full-back and was very solid. -
21 NEAFL Did some good things, but drifted in and out. -
22 NEAFL Did some good things, but drifted in and out. -
23 NEAFL Bye. -
QF NEAFL Had some nice moments, worked hard with eight tackles, -
SF -
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1 NEAFL Beaten in the ruck by Jesse White. -
2 NEAFL Beaten in the ruck by Longer but competed all day. -
3 NEAFL Rucked for much of the game alone. Won numerous hitouts. -
4 NEAFL Competed strongly in the ruck. Still developing though. -
5 NEAFL Among the Giants best in the ruck. Better this week. -
6 NEAFL Bye. -
7 NEAFL Won the ruck battle and pushed forward to hit scoreboard. -
8 NEAFL Kicked a nice goal and battled hard against Michael. -
9 NEAFL Competed well but lowered his colors in the ruck. -
10 NEAFL Worked hard in the ruck. Continues to build his game. -
11 NEAFL Rucked fairly well in trying conditions up north. -
12 NEAFL Toiled hard in the ruck to swing momentum the Giants way. -
13 NEAFL Bye. -
14 NEAFL Controlled the ruck to give the Giants first use of the ball. -
15 NEAFL Named among the best in reserves’ big win. -
16 NEAFL Rotated between the ruck and forward. Chimed in with two goals. -
17 NEAFL Bye. -
18 NEAFL Rucked well and pushed forward for two handy goals. -
19 NEAFL Dominant big man on the ground. Pushed forward for a few goals. -
20 Frem Young ruckman overwhelmed by Clarke and had zero impact. 1
21 NEAFL Beaten in the ruck by Longer but battled hard. -
22 NEAFL Fantastic game in the ruck and took some good, strong marks. -
23 NEAFL Worked hard in the ruck but wasn’t able to have big influence. -
QF
SF
PF
GF

2012 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

2 NEAFL Pushed forward to kick a goal and ruck serviceably. -
3 NEAFL Kicked a couple of goals and took some contested marks. -
4 NEAFL Coming along well in his time in the ruck. -
5 NEAFL Quiet game up forward still learning. -
7 NEAFL Rucked all day and keeps improving. -
8 NEAFL Beaten in the ruck. Appeared powerless to stop Lions. -
10 NEAFL Tried hard in the ruck but was beaten on the day. -
12 NEAFL Rucked well against the Thunder. -
13 NEAFL Kicked a goal pushing forward from the ruck. -
14 NEAFL Continues to learn the craft behind Phillips. -
15 NEAFL Strong effort in the ruck. -
16 NEAFL Impressive up forward with four goals, and good in ruck. -
17 NEAFL Rucked solidly for the young Giants team in Wagga. -
18 NEAFL Battled hard when in the ruck but not his best outing. -
19 NEAFL Kicked a goal and continues his slow development. -
21 NEAFL OK in the ruck. Developing slowly. -