Josh SAUNDERS

#35  

Age: 24yr 5mth Games: 22 Born: Aug 31, 1994
Height: 180cm Weight: 79kg Position: FWD

2016 Digest:   Was delisted and it’s proved to be a kick in the backside as his pre-season has won some plaudits for his resilienc and his contribution around the club. A good performer so far.

2016 NAB Cup:   Worked hard against North and missed a spot against Melbourne.

2016 Season

Played for : St Kilda

1 Played in VFL trial against Box Hill Hawks.
2 Played in VFL trial against Williamstown.
3 VFL Got plenty of the ball in the development’s league win over Box Hill. -
4 VFL. Bye. -
5 Bye.
6 VFL Good ball winner in midfield with 27 touches but could have been cleaner. -
7 VFL Got a bit of the ball but wasn’t a star in development league outing. -
8 VFL Back in senior line-up but struggled to have an impact. -
9 VFL Strong ball winner in development league. Stiff to be playing that level. -
10 VFL Bye. -
11 VFL Very good in midfield battle with 22 touches and an important goal. -
12 VFL Strong worker around the ball and played a very handy role in the win. -
13 VFL Bye. -
14 VFL A terrier in tight at the contests but wasted the ball a few times. -
15 VFL Won a lot of his own ball and used it well. -
16 Didn’t play for Sandringham.
17 Didn’t play for Sandringham.
18 VFL Scrapped away in midfield to end with 21 possessions. Handy. -
19 VFL Clearly Sandy’s best midfielder with 32 touches and five inside-50s. -
20 VFL Had ball on a string in midfield with 35 possessions and four inside-50s. -
21 VFL Did some handy things but wasn’t overly influential. Time is ticking. -
22 VFL Can hold head high in defeat. 26 possessions and a goal. -
23 VFL 28 touches, 11 marks and five rebounds in midfield role. Pushed back well. -

2015 Season

Played for : St Kilda

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3 VFL 25 touches to lead Zebras. Hit contests hard. -
4 VFL In everything early but had clamps put on by Seagulls. -
5 VFL Best of the St Kilda-listed players in midfield. -
6 VFL Good contributor in midfield. 23 touches, one goal. -
7 VFL Plenty of the ball in development league appearance. -
8 VFL Solid contributor in middle with 23 disposals. -
9 VFL Starred in midfield. 25 possessions and four massive goals. -
10 VFL Competed hard in midfield. 18 possessions, five tackles. -
11 Rested.
12 VFL Bye. -
13 VFL Burst through a few times but not his best outing. -
14 VFL Provided drive through midfield with 23 disposals. -
15 VFL Good toiler in midfield with 19 possessions, three tackles. -
16 VFL Driving force in midfield with 25 possessions in win. -
17 VFL 19 possessions and kicked a nice running goal late. -
18 VFL Bye. -
19 VFL Not a big impact with just 14 touches. -
20 NM Sub came on at three-quarter time and snaffled some touches. 1
21 Geel No impact at all and subbed off in third term. 1
22 VFL Had 24 possessions and very good defensively. -
23 VFL Tried hard to drag Sandy back into game. 29 disposals. -

2014 Season

Played for : St Kilda

1 Melb Whole-hearted effort featuring a couple of splendid tackles. 7
2 GWS Possession tally not big but did some nice work at times. 4
3 WCE Tackled strongly but not a huge impact. 4
4 Adel Sub came on for Wright and kicked nice goal. Big proportion of handballs. 4
5 Ess Hard tackler and gritty worker. 6
6 Bris Not a big game. 3
7 Haw Sub replaced Geary and showed willingness to work and tackle. 4
8 Senior emergency.
9 VFL Had 21 touches but was selfish at times. Good late. -
10 VFL Bye. -
11 VFL Bye. -
12 Port OK at times and capped off with a nice second goal. 4
13 Geel Heavy knock to his hip didn’t help his cause. 2
14 VFL Best game for the year – 25 disposals and three goals. -
15 VFL Collected 20 touches and burrowed in as he always does. -
16 VFL Scrappy by foot which resulted in a few Port Melbourne scores. -
17 VFL Hard worker in midfield to end with 32 disposals. -
18 Shoulder.
19 VFL Zebras’ best ball winner with 28. Crashed in all day. -
20 VFL Battled hard in midfield to play a solid role. 24 touches. -
21 Syd Battled hard without making any great impact. 3
22 VFL Zebras’ best with 28 touches in midfield. -
23 VFL Leading ball winner for Sandy in win with 25 possessions. -
QF VFL Battled gamely in middle but wasn’t able to impact game. -
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2013 Season

Played for : St Kilda

1 Rested.
2 VFL Kicked a goal but didn’t have a great impact. -
3 VFL Among Zebras best against the Cats. -
4 VFL Best for the Zebras with 24 touches and a goal. -
5 Syd Sub showed some good signs on debut after coming on in third term. 3
6 Coll Showed a few glimpses in his first complete game. 3
7 VFL Bye. -
8 VFL Worked hard for 27 possessions. Kicking was scrappy at times. -
9 VFL Bye. -
10 VFL Burrowed in and provided some grunt. Kicking was iffy at times. -
11 WCE Sub came on late and did a couple of very nice things. 2
13 VFL Threw himself in all day despite the lopsided scoreboard. -
14 VFL Worked hard to collect 23 possessions in loss to North Ballarat. -
15 Frem Impressive with his desperate attack on the ball. 6
16 Carl Youngster much quieter than last week and was subbed off. 2
17 Port Good little goer who kept going after he was skittled in a marking contest. 5
18 Geel As negating forward only four effective disposals so didn’t hurt Cats at all. 3
19 Bris Negating forward role on Hanley and was beaten. 3
20 Haw Had his work cut out on Burgoyne. 3
21 Syd Not prominent. 2
22 Rested.
23 Senior emergency.
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