Matt TABERNER

#20   Fremantle

Age: 25yr 12mth Games: 54 Born: Jun 17, 1993
Height: 199cm Weight: 97kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Didn’t seize the chance of nailing a key forward post that was there for the taking last year.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 WAFL Big impact with five goals and big workrate up and down the ground. Excellent. -
2 WAFL Inaccuracy in front of goal (kicked 1.5) marred a decent individual day for the Thunder. -
3 WAFL Dangerous in the front half to end with 4.2. Also pushed up to take a turn in the ruck and was okay. -
4 WAFL Worked super hard all game in the front half. Ended with 25 touches and three goals. Peel's best. -
5 WAFL Bye. -
6 WAFL Used in attack and even a few stints in the ruck. Just the one goal, but had 20 touches and tried hard. -
7 Ess Significant game for his career. Took seven contested marks and kicked 4.1. 8
8 Rich Six marks (three contested) and two goals from eight kicks. Small but handy contribution from key forward. 5
9 Carl Quiet. Struggled to find the footy in the wet. 3
10 Adel In a team of poor players, Taberner was the poorest of the lot. 1
11 Coll Battled to get involved. 3
12 WAFL Kicked two goals and did some good things, but wasn’t a massive outing. -
13 Bye.
14 WAFL Kicked two and spent some time helping Strandica in ruck. Good contributor. -
15 WAFL Ball use was sloppy, but worked hard as usual from half forward. One goal. -
16 WAFL Outstanding game in attack. 25 possessions, 13 marks and six goals in a best afield effort. -
17 WAFL Great bounce back effort from last week with five goals. Needs to do this more often. -
18 WAFL Lead up and contested marking was really strong up forward. Kicked two goals and also spent time in the ruck. -
19 WAFL Solid work rate working up the ground while playing forward and in the ruck. Tough conditions for a tall. -
20 WAFL Bye. -
21 Syd Positive day for him. Presented up the ground strongly and plunked nine marks, five of which were contested. 6
22 Rich Missed early shots. Should have kicked two goals. 4
23 Ess Looked dangerous in attack with his work rate and marking. Ended with two goals. 6

2016 Season

1 WB No impact in attack alongside Pavlich. Finished with one goal but needed to do more. 3
2 WAFL Dangerous with 25 disposals, 10 marks but kicked just 2.3. -
3 WAFL Solid enough with three goals from 13 touches, four marks. -
4 NM Didn’t kick a goal again and is struggling to make the most of his opportunity. 3
5 Carl Made some howlers of errors but at least he found the footy as a forward. 5
6 Adel One goal, four tackles and three scoring assists. 6
7 GWS Marked well but not in the play enough to be damaging. 5
8 Haw Shows some good signs as tall forward but needs to hold more of his marks. 5
9 Rich Took two contested marks in the wet. 5
10 StK The forward of the future and has great attributes, but needs to hold marks. 6
11 Ess Showed good signs. Took strong marks. Just needed to kick goals. 5
12 Bris Dominated the first half and finished with career high five goals. 8
13 Port Marked strongly. Some more good signs. 5
14 Coll Reid picked him up and was well on top of him throughout the night. 3
16 Melb Super first goal from pocket and gave O. McDonald some headaches early on. 5
17 Geel One early goal but then couldn’t get into the game to any great degree. 4
18 GCS Found the going tough on May after booting an early goal. 3
19 Syd Barely noticed. 2
20 WAFL Responded well with 23 touches, eight marks and two goals. -
21 WAFL Bye. -
22 GWS Dreadful game. Gave away silly free kicks and provided little up forward. 2
23 Senior emergency.

2015 Season

1 WAFL Terrific as key forward with 17 touches, seven marks, four goals. -
2 Geel Only three marks and one goal. Should hold spot with Clarke injured. 3
3 WCE Provided great support in attack for Pavlich. Three goals and growing each week. 7
4 Syd One goal but didn’t see much of the footy. 3
5 Melb Snagged two goals in a great dual with McDonald. Still plenty to learn 5
6 Ess Struggled and got subbed out. 2
7 WB Five first-quarter marks but then disappeared from the game. 5
8 NM Struggled until after half-time and then he kicked two goals. 4
9 Adel Subbed out early in the second half after struggling to adapt to the conditions. 2
10 Rich Went back in second half and made some errors. Will be better for it. 4
11 GCS Subbed off after minimal influence. 2
13 WAFL Put hand up for return with four goals. 18 touches, seven marks. -
14 Bris Conditions didn’t suit but took some nice marks when ball was dry. Subbed out. 3
15 Late withdrawal.
16 Carl Battled and missed a regulation set shot late in the match. 3
17 Rich Presented well on occasions but then subbed out in third term. 4
18 WAFL Bye. -
19 WAFL Worked hard for 19 disposals, seven marks and a goal. -
20 WAFL Given no chance by teammates up field but missed his chances too. -
21 WAFL Failing in bid for recall. Just one goal from 17 disposals, nine marks. -
22 Senior emergency.
23 Port Finished with two goals, could have been five with a bit more composure. 6
QF WAFL Five second half goals from 14 touches, seven marks. -
PF Haw Very quiet. Subbed off at three-quarter time. 2

2014 Season

1 Didn’t play for Peel.
2 Hip.
3 WAFL Looked good with 17 touches, seven marks and two goals. -
4 Ess Played in attack and wasn’t a big factor but did kick two goals. 3
5 Syd A non-factor in his time on the ground, subbed out at half time. 3
6 WAFL Strong game with 17 touches, 13 marks, three goals. -
7 WAFL Tried hard with 16 touches, nine marks and a goal. -
8 WAFL Superb at full-forward with five goals from 14 kicks, 12 marks. -
9 WAFL Just three behinds after kicking five goals the previous week. -
10 WAFL Bye. -
11 WAFL Bye. -
12 WAFL Just one goal from 20 possessions, seven marks as good forward target. -
13 WAFL Strong showing with 17 disposals, eight marks, two goals. -
14 WAFL Good in forward-line with 16 possessions, two goals. -
15 WCE Used down back in absence of McPharlin, Johnson. Had hands full with McGovern. 3
16 Hamstring.
17 WAFL Struggled with just five touches, three marks. -
18 StK Appeared to be matched on Fisher at times. Didn’t do much. 3
19 WAFL Good game with 20 touches, nine marks and two goals. -
20 Senior emergency.
21 Haw A late inclusion and played his role. Six tackles, 15 touches and a goal. 6
22 Bris The Dockers’ leading possession getter at half time. Full of merit. 7
23 Port Excellent first quarter with two goals then decreased impact. 5
QF Syd Will be haunted by dropping a simple mark at the top of the goal square. 2
SF Port Started forward and had no impact then subbed out with a groin issue. 1
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2013 Season

1 WAFL Kicked 2.3 in Peel’s reserves against East Perth. -
2 NEAFL Bye. -
3 WAFL Five goals in the reserves for Peel Thunder. -
4 WAFL Struggled in first league appearance with nine touches and a goal. -
5 WAFL Some good signs forward with 18 touches, eight marks. -
6 WAFL 12 touches and seven marks but goalless for Peel. -
7 WAFL Bye. -
8 WAFL Outstanding for Peel with 25 touches, 12 marks and 3.4. -
9 WAFL Quiet up forward for Peel with just nine disposals. -
10 WAFL Bye. -
11 WAFL 13 disposals and three goals for Peel. -
12 WAFL 15 touches, 11 marks and two goals for Peel. -
13 NM Debutant was on Grima and got into game more as day wore on. 3
14 Geel Couldn’t get into game at all and only had three effective disposals. 1
15 WAFL Two goals from just five kicks on return from AFL for Peel. -
16 WAFL Bye. -
17 Senior emergency.
18 Adel Barely sighted up forward and appears a few years off in body size. Subbed out. 1
19 Rested.
20 WAFL 16 touches and 12 marks for Peel but kicked 1.4. -
21 WAFL Tried hard up forward for Peel with 15 touches, seven marks. -
22 WAFL 15 touches and 14 marks but scoreless for Peel. -
23 StK Opposed to Roberton and kicked a neat goal. 3
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