Patrick CRIPPS

#9   Carlton

Age: 24yr 6mth Games: 60 Born: Mar 18, 1995
Height: 195cm Weight: 93kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Superb inside mid who had 185 clearances in 2016. Stress reaction in back curtailed pre-season and he’ll be underdone.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 Rich Tried hard but interrupted pre-season showed out at times. Will get better as season unfolds. 5
2 Melb Work around the stoppages was impressive again and really seems to enjoy playing against Melbourne. 10 clearances. 8
3 Ess Four clearances, three tackles and four inside-50s the sum of his 24 disposals. Played a role without starring. 7
4 GCS Didn’t have usual impact in midfield. Five clearances, but just 17 possessions. 5
5 Port Great battle with Ollie Wines, and won the disposal battle 37 – 35, and had seven clearances. 7
6 Syd Looked off until final term (10 disposals) when he came into his own to provide some leadership that steered the side to victory. 6
7 Coll Enjoyed the heavy going for 25 inside possessions and eight tackles. 7
8 StK Drifted forward and booted two important goals. Big around the stoppages with eight clearances and was one of his team’s best. 8
9 Frem His strong body was important in the wet. Won 14 contested possessions. 7
10 NM Massive around the contest, and never gave up the fight. Big third term goal which demonstrated his class. 8
11 Bye.
12 GWS Bullocked his way around the engine room. Four clearances, two inside-50s so numbers not the best of his career. 6
13 GCS Beast around the stoppages as usual and pushed hard into defence to help out. 7
14 Rich Went head-to-head with Cotchin in middle and well and truly took the points. 10 clearances and laid eight tackles too. 8
15 Adel Threatened to take the game apart in the second quarter when resting up forward with a goal and some great marking. 6
16 Melb Offering plenty until copped a bad leg injury after Hunt accidentally kicked him in the leg late in second term. 2
17 Leg.
18 Leg.
19 Leg.
20 Leg.
21 Leg.
22 Leg.
23 Leg.

2016 Season

1 Rich A monster around the stoppages (10 clearances) and chipped in with a goal. Strong all night. 7
2 Syd A little down by his standards. Appears to be carrying a knee injury. Worked hard. 6
3 GCS Heavily tagged throughout but worked through it OK. 6
4 WB Huge second half – 16 disposals, seven clearances – helped side be competitive. 7
5 Frem A midfield clearance machine. Dominated in congestions. 8
6 Calf.
7 Coll Clearance work was top notch again and racked up the touches through the middle of the park. 7
8 Port Hobbled by knee complaint but soldiered on. Kicking wasn’t up to scratch but put head over ball all day. 7
9 NM Slowish start but worked into things however wasn’t an influential performer in midfield. 5
10 Geel Tagged by Blicavs in first half then roamed free in second. Huge stats but only three clearances. 7
11 Bris Hit the scoreboard with two goals, and six clearances. Creative by hand. 7
12 StK Battled hard in the middle but not his day and had little impact. 5
14 GWS Worked hard in tight with 10 contested possessions and had seven clearances. 5
15 Coll Tried hard with five clearances and five tackles. Lacked support in the midfield. 6
16 Adel Battled hard and despite gathering 12 clearances his impact wasn’t enormous. 6
17 WCE After quiet first half he lifted. Last quarter was enormous (eight clearances). 7
18 Syd Brilliant game in close – 22 contested possessions, 13 tackles and 11 clearances. 9
19 Haw Massive at coalface. A game-high 11 clearances and 18 CPs. 8
20 StK One of the few Blues to win his position. Kicked two goals in third term and won plenty of own ball. 7
21 Bris Injured knee in second term but still pivotal in rearguard action; 22 contested possessions. 7
22 Melb A clearance and tackling machine in midfield. Set the win up with work in tight. 9
23 Ess 23 CPs and 12 clearances. Worked his backside off with little support. 7

2015 Season

1 Rich Young midfielder did a few things. 5
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3 Ess Among the big positives. Won 15 contested possessions and vision great. 7
4 StK Big third quarter and had an important breakthrough game in midfield. 8
5 Coll Slow start in first 15 minutes then got a bit of it. Efficiency well down. 5
6 Bris Clearance work solid and gave all in the midfield again. 6
7 Calf.
8 Geel Four tackles and four clearances kept him clear of putrid rating. 5
9 Syd Head-to-head with Kennedy and won the battle. 7
10 Adel Huge again. Led team in contested possessions (18) and eight clearances (8). 8
12 Port Huge. Nine clearances, 15 contested possessions, seven inside-50s. 9
13 GCS Tagged by Raines and that dampened his influence. Better after half time. 6
14 WB Started well but on and off ground then succumbed to knee issue. 4
15 Rich Worked hard and although numbers OK he wasn’t overly dangerous. 6
16 Frem Copped a whack. Not his usual self. 4
17 Haw A first-hand view of class midfield play. Battled hard but didn’t hurt opponent. 5
18 NM Battled hard all night against the odds but looks tired after long year. 6
19 Coll Slow to start but came to the fore in second half with 11 clearances. 7
20 Bris One of only a few Blues who stuck at it for four quarters. 7
21 Melb Might have sewn up Rising Star after a starring midfield performance. 8
22 GWS Stuck to his task around the stoppages despite GWS dominance. 7
23 Haw Just three clearances but worked hard throughout to find space. 6

2014 Season

1 Didn’t play for Northern Blues.
2 Northern Blues didn’t play.
3 VFL Had 34 possessions and is knocking the door down. -
4 Melb Debutant found the speed of the game tough to adjust to and struggled. 3
5 WB Quiet game and subbed off in third quarter. 2
6 Didn’t play for Northern Blues.
7 VFL Kicked three goals from midfield. A rare shining light. -
8 VFL Good contributor again in midfield but suffered a minor broken leg late. -
9 VFL Bye. -
10 Leg.
11 Leg.
12 Leg.
13 Leg.
14 Leg.
15 Leg.
16 VFL First game back and worked into the game slowly. -
17 VFL Still short of match fitness but had 18 touches to be OK. -
18 VFL Worked into the game well in midfield to end with 25 disp. -
19 VFL Good in close at the stoppages but ability to spread needs work. -
20 VFL Kicked two goals pressing forward. OK around ball. -
21 VFL Had 27 touches and kept on trucking in midfield. -
22 VFL Slow start but got better as game wore on in midfield. -
23 Ess Came on late but was unable to have an impact. Great experience. 2
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