Jayden LAVERDE

#33   Essendon

Age: 22yr 8mth Games: 23 Born: Apr 12, 1996
Height: 191cm Weight: 90kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Shoulder problems last year ruined part of his season but good against Suns. Foot injury though will delay the start to his season.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 Ankle.
2 Ankle.
3 Ankle.
4 Ankle.
5 Ankle.
6 Ankle.
7 Ankle.
8 Ankle.
9 Ankle.
10 Ankle.
11 Ankle.
12 Ankle.
13 Ankle.
14 Ankle.
15 VFL Got through his return game okay. Did some things that will have pleased coaches. -
16 VFL Booted three goals and missed a few other chances. Extremely lively and impressive. -
17 VFL A gun performance. Six goals and 18 touches. Hard, fast and very good recovery from contest to contest. -
18 NM Was quiet in his first game for the season. Better for the run and came in on the back of strong VFL form. Strong body. 4
19 WB In and out. Had a couple of touches early, but then had no impact. 2
20 VFL Bye. -
21 Adel Matched up on Keath at the start and showed a couple of clever pieces of play early. 5
22 GCS Spoiled a good night with poor conversion (0.3). Defensive pressure good, laying six tackles. 4
23 Frem Just the eight possessions and struggled to get into the game. 3
EF Senior emergency.

2016 Season

1 Played in VFL trial against Footscray.
2 Played in VFL trial against Richmond.
3 VFL Solid performance rotating between inside midfield role and half forward. -
4 Geel Handy contribution included an early goal but injured AC joint in second term and done for the day. 2
5 Shoulder.
6 Shoulder.
7 Shoulder.
8 Shoulder.
9 Shoulder.
10 Shoulder.
11 Shoulder.
12 VFL Returned from injury netted three goals from eight kicks. Big positive. -
13 VFL Didn’t star but is working back to senior footy. Five inside-50s. -
14 VFL Bye. -
15 VFL Six tackles but moderate in terms of possession numbers. Still finding feet. -
16 StK Kicked a brilliant goal and will be a player. 4
17 Rich Bobbed up in attack with two goals and showing good movement at times as a half forward. 6
18 Bris Marked well at times at half forward and provided some help for Daniher. Going to be a player. 6
19 Adel Great tussle with Lever, and kicked two goals. 6
20 Geel Quiet first half then thrown job on Enright in second half and shut him down superbly. 5
21 GCS Led up a few times but not one of the better games he’s played. 3
22 WB Limited impact on the game but prepared to tackle and pressure. 2
23 Carl Didn’t win a lot of it but presented well and marked strongly across half forward. 5

2015 Season

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2 -
3 VFL Big knock early but did some nice things later on. -
4 VFL Two goals and 16 possessions. Plenty to be excited about. -
5 VFL Still learning in attack but had some good moments. -
6 VFL Competed hard in front half but looks a long way off. -
7 VFL Kicked a goal and was lively after half time. -
8 VFL Showed athleticism at times. Getting better each week. -
9 Senior emergency.
10 VFL Provided a great mobile target with 12 marks at half forward. -
11 Senior emergency.
12 VFL Bye. -
13 VFL Slow start but second half was impressive. Nine tackles. -
14 VFL Burst in and out and showed a bit despite heavy defeat. -
15 Melb A couple of nice glimpses on debut. Definitely something to work with. 4
16 NM Only kick for night was first career goal. Subbed out. 2
17 Port Polished youngster who has full range of skills and tackled hard. 5
18 WB Got another game of experience, which is about all you can say. Trier. 5
19 GWS Impressive first half with 13 touches, but tired quickly after main break. 6
20 Adel Great effort in beaten team. Used footy well and played with some zest. 7
21 GCS Another impressive performance. 5
22 Rich Cracked in and showed enough to give fans hope. Six tackles. 6
23 Coll Finished year with another solid display. Plenty to like about his season. 6