Mitch HONEYCHURCH

#22   Western Bulldogs

Age: 24yr 0mth Games: 23 Born: Mar 02, 1995
Height: 175cm Weight: 70kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Another industrious midfielder/forward caught in a logjam of similar types trying to force their way into the best 22.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4 VFL Lively outing with 23 touches and a goal in close loss to Box Hill. -
5 VFL Worked hard both ways in midfield. Only 18 touches, but laid eight tackles and applied good heat. -
6 Didn’t play for Footscray VFL.
7 Ankle.
8 VFL Played his part in midfield with 24 touches and two goals. Consistent VFL performer. -
9 VFL 20 possessions and two goals. Buzzed about and was a handful at stages. -
10 VFL Didn’t always his the target by foot, and wasted some chances in front of goal with 3.5, but in everything. -
11 Bye.
12 VFL One of the Bullies best. On fire early, then drifted out a touch but had 21 possessions, five inside 50s. -
13 Melb Limited touches and a lack of polish hurt his effort. Missed a sitter in front of goal and missed targets. Ended with 0.3 3
14 NM Half forward played a lively game throughout. Only issue is for second week in a row he was off target – 0.3 5
15 WCE Defence-minded forward (10 tackles) but only four kicks for the day. 4
16 Adel Got crunched heavily by Jake Kelly around the goals in the second term and didn’t see much of the footy after that. 4
17 Carl Won the ball well at times but failed to finish. Kicked one goal but probably should have had three. 5
18 GCS Got a bit of the ball off a wing and at half forward and burrowed in when needed. 5
19 Senior emergency.
20 Ill.
21 Ill.
22 VFL Dangerous in the front half with 21 touches and three goals. -
23 VFL 22 possessions and five clearances. Was busy throughout. -

2016 Season

1 Played in VFL trial against Essendon.
2 Played in VFL trial against Werribee.
3 VFL Pushed for senior call-up with a solid four-quarter display. Two first-term goals. -
4 VFL Again in the best as he buzzed around the midfield and half forward. -
5 Senior emergency.
6 VFL Keeps pushing for a senior berth with another steady midfield/forward display. -
7 VFL Grabbed 25 possessions and kicked a goal to keep name in front of selectors. -
8 VFL Six tackles to go with a mountain of possessions. Ready to step up if needed. -
9 VFL Racked up team-high touches, seven clearances, five inside-50s, eight tackles. -
10 VFL Bye. -
11 VFL Very good in first half before not returning to field after main break. 19 touches. -
12 Port First game of the year and didn’t skip a beat with 22 touches and a goal. 7
13 Geel Little impact across half forward and pressing up into midfield contests despite 16 touches. 4
15 VFL Didn’t do call-up chances any harm with another polished display. -
16 VFL Relentless through midfield but butchered ball at times. Kicking efficiency 36%. -
17 VFL Won a mountain of possessions and laid 11 tackles to rate among the best. -
18 VFL Laid 13 tackles and had six inside-50s to be among the Dogs’ best. -
19 Didn’t play for Footscray.
20 Didn’t play for Footscray.
21 VFL Bye. -
22 VFL Team-high 34 touches including eight inside-50s and five clearances. -
23 VFL Five inside-50s and six tackles but didn’t win as much ball as he has been. -
EF VFL A terrier in and around the contests. Eight clearances, four inside 50s, five tackles. -
SF VFL Won a mountain of footy and ended with two goals and four inside-50s. -
PF VFL Burst in and out but wasn’t one of his better games. Remain a Dog? -
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2015 Season

1 WCE Great first half netted 10 disposals and a goal. Faded but effort a good one. 5
2 Rich Great effort with a goal, two inside-50s and some tough tackling. 6
3 Haw Got crunched which took the wind out of his sails. 4
4 Adel Sub came on and had half a dozen handballs. 1
5 Syd Contributed two goals and dangerous forward of centre. 6
6 StK Buzzed around forward half to be a menace. Made most of chances. 4
7 Frem Injured shoulder in heavy clash and was subbed out at half time. 1
8 Senior emergency.
9 Shoulder.
10 VFL Tried hard but wasn’t his best outing. -
11 VFL Bye. -
12 VFL Battled hard defensively and kicked a goal. -
13 VFL Buzzed about in midfield with 24 touches, seven tackles. -
14 Carl Missed some chances in front of goal. 4
15 Back.
16 Back.
17 VFL Had 24 possessions in loss to the Lions. -
18 VFL In and out but not his best game. -
19 VFL 22 touches and two crucial goals a good days work. -
20 VFL Good again with 22 touches and two crucial goals. -
21 VFL Burst in and out to provide some spark. 21 touches. -
22 NM Lively, worked hard and bagged a couple of goals. 6
23 Bris Kicked second goal of the match but otherwise just battled. 5
EF Adel Not much impact. Subbed off at three-quarter time. 3

2014 Season

1 Senior emergency.
2 PM Battled hard and laid some strong tackles. -
3 VFL Zipped about and proved too hot for the Tigers to handle. -
4 VFL Attacked the ball and opposition hard. Good effort. -
5 VFL Super competitor in the front half. Tackled, harassed all day. -
6 Senior emergency.
7 VFL Battled hard but wasn’t able to get into the game. -
8 VFL Impressive in midfield with 22 possessions and a goal. -
9 VFL Bye. -
10 VFL Caught the eye with 23 touches and 2.3 in Dogs win at Coburg. -
11 VFL Bye. -
12 Senior emergency.
13 VFL Starred with five goals and 25 possessions. Ready to debut. -
14 VFL Tagged well by Clarke but still managed three goals. -
15 Melb Early goal on debut and applied good pressure at times. Cramped a bit. 3
16 Geel Only four kicks and not a great conditions from a very light body. 2
17 GCS Sub. On in final term and had a few touches. 1
18 VFL Chipped in with a goal and had 18 touches. Going well. -
19 VFL Had 21 touches and was a solid contributor. -
20 VFL Quiet day with 11 touches and a goal but huge 14 tackles. -
21 VFL Worked hard but didn’t have his bets afternoon. -
22 VFL Efficiency was down but battled hard in wet. -
23 VFL Had 18 possessions and a goal in midfield rotation. -
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SF VFL Quiet game but kicked an important goal. -
PF VFL Tackled hard, but wasn’t at his best on the day. -
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