Jason ASHBY

#14  

Age: 25yr 1mth Games: 12 Born: May 16, 1994
Height: 187cm Weight: 84kg Position: DEF

2016 Digest:   Promising pre-season form translated into only a handful of senior games. Defender and midfielder who now needs to seize his chances.

2016 NAB Cup:   Showed aggression and solid at contests in first two games before getting injured.

2016 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 Knee.
2 Knee.
3 Knee.
4 VFL Returned after a knee injury and will be better for the run. -
5 VFL Confidence boosting effort with 22 disposals. Finding his feet. -
6 VFL Slowly finding feet after interrupted pre-season. Played across back and was solid. -
7 VFL Quiet one playing a variety of roles. Looking for some form. -
8 VFL Two inside-50s and five rebound 50s coming off half back. Finding his feet after slow start. -
9 VFL 12 contested possessions, four tackles and four rebound 50s. Stout performance. -
10 VFL Steady enough but didn’t bang down the selection door with 16 touches. -
11 Bye.
12 VFL Worked well between the arcs but kicking efficiency let him down at times. -
13 GWS Mixed good and bad down back but did enough to keep his place. 5
15 WCE Very little impact. 3
16 VFL Steady without starring. Four rebound-50s and 12 disposals. -
17 VFL Did pretty well down back. Led team with five rebound 50s. -
18 VFL Five rebound 50s and but only five effective kicks not enough to get too excited about. -
19 VFL Bye. -
20 VFL Battled away down back for three rebound 50s and seven tackles. Competed hard. -
21 VFL Tried hard. Used ball well, had five inside-50s and laid five tackles. -
22 VFL Seven inside-50s, five tackles and three clearances. Disposal let him down at times. -
23 VFL Got around ball for three clearances and five inside-50s. OK without starring. -

2015 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 -
2 Haw Sub. Got stuck into his work from the moment he came on. 3
3 Carl Sub. Replaced Chapman briefly early then thrown in in third quarter. 1
4 VFL One of the better Bombers until getting injured. -
5 VFL Provided solid run and rebound from the back half. -
6 VFL OK in opening half before being rested in third term. -
7 NM Didn’t get into the game at all from the back half. 2
8 Shoulder.
9 Shoulder.
10 VFL Solid across half back and provided good run. -
11 VFL Good contributor with 25 touches, nine tackles. -
12 VFL Bye. -
13 VFL Handy effort with 15 possessions and a goal. -
14 VFL In and out of game with 13 possessions. -
15 Melb Started as sub and struggled with the tempo when given a chance early. 3
16 NM Lost Turner a couple of times and didn’t get much ball down back. 4
17 VFL OK down back without setting the world on fire. -
18 VFL Worked diligently in defensive half. -
19 VFL Did well in defence for the most part. Good effort. -
20 VFL Tweaked knee in first half and looked hampered after that. -
21 VFL Provided good run with 19 touches in thrilling win. -
22 VFL Good in a number of roles from defence to midfield. -
23 VFL 16 touches and a vital goal in win over Casey. -

2014 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 OK at times. Worked hard when he didn’t have the ball.
2 PM Provided good run from defence in practice match. -
3 Carl Did well on debut and looked at home all night. 4
4 Frem Found the ball well, but efficiency wasn’t great at times. 4
5 StK Came on as sub in third quarter and got amongst it. 3
6 Coll Flitted in and out. Showed composure at times which was encouraging. 3
7 WB The sub. Had two touches in one and a half quarters. 1
8 VFL Bye. -
9 VFL Played down back and was OK at best. -
11 VFL 20 possessions and did lots of strong work in defence. -
12 VFL Bye. -
13 VFL Deployed down back and had a strong contribution. -
14 VFL Played down back and was OK but made the odd error. -
15 VFL OK across half back but didn’t set the world on fire. -
16 VFL Strong effort at halfback with 21 touches. Bombers’ best. -
17 VFL Bored in but didn’t have a big outing with just 13 touches. -
18 VFL Had 21 touches but was under the pump all afternoon. -
19 VFL 20 touches at half back but was in and out of the play. -
20 VFL Used ball well and was among the Bombers’ best in loss. -
21 VFL Composed at half back. Drifted forward for three goals. -
22 VFL Gave some drive off half back but wasn’t his best outing. -
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2013 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 PM Did well across half back and on a wing. -
2 VFL Under the radar but ended with 27 touches. Good effort. -
3 VFL Kicked a late goal and worked hard. -
4 Rested.
5 VFL Broke the lines and linked well at times through the middle. -
6 VFL Barely sighted until a few nice touches in second half. -
7 VFL Bye. -
8 VFL Had a few good patches but was a touch quiet. -
9 Senior emergency.
10 VFL In and out of the game but needed to do more. -
11 VFL In and out of the game but not a big influence. -
12 VFL Struggled to cope with the Seagulls more mature bodies. -
13 VFL Bye. -
14 VFL Did well in close and played his role in midfield. -
15 VFL Battled hard but didn’t have a big say in proceedings. -
16 VFL Bye. -
17 VFL Impressed with his quick hands in close. Important contribution. -
18 VFL Kicked a goal and played a solid role in big win. -
19 Rested.
20 VFL Attacked the ball hard and had a go from the outset. -
21 VFL Among Bombers best after half time. Showed composure under pressure. -
22 VFL Not as prominent as previous weeks, but battled hard. -
23 VFL Caught the eye at times and played a solid role on the day. -
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