Mitch WHITE

#41  

Age: 22yr 9mth Games: 4 Born: Apr 10, 1996
Height: 188cm Weight: 87kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Needs to start the year well to work into senior calculations in defence. Good size and kicks the ball well so that’s in his favour.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Melbourne

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2 Ankle.
3 -
4 VFL Got a bit of the ball down back and spoilt well at times. Handy day without starring. -
5 VFL Steady game in the back half with 25 possessions and eight marks. Laid four tackles. -
6 VFL Hot and cold at times down back, but took some good marks and spoilt well on occasions. -
7 VFL Battled away in defence after an early knock and was handy enough. 21 possessions and kicked with depth. -
8 Didn’t play for Casey Demons.
9 VFL Did well enough in the back half to help keep powerful Borough forwards off the scoreboard. -
10 Bye.
11 VFL Did his bit down back and was strong in the contest when required. -
12 VFL Steady down back – both in the air and with the ball on the deck. Going well. -
13 VFL Strong effort in defence. 24 possessions, but kept the Dogs at bay when the were making a charge. -
14 VFL Defended strongly and provided good rebound from the back half. -
15 Syd Off the rookie list and was terribly poor in defence with positioning and ball use. Not up to it. 2
16 VFL Okay at stages in defence on return from AFL team, but not his best outing. -
17 VFL Bye. -
18 VFL Suffered an early hamstring injury and didn't return. -
19 Hamstring.
20 Hamstring.
21 Hamstring.
22 Hamstring.
23 Hamstring.

2016 Season

Played for : Melbourne

1 Played in Casey intra-club.
2 Played in VFL trial against Box Hill.
3 VFL Strong across half back and used the ball fairly well. Nice prospect in the waiting. -
4 VFL Long kicking helped turn defence into attack on many occasions. -
5 VFL Competed hard in the back half and was one to hit most of his targets. -
6 VFL In and out of the game and was steady late with the Bombers charging. -
7 VFL Plenty of the ball in the back half but was a bit hit and miss with disposals. -
8 VFL Got the job down in the back half and provided good drive at stages. -
9 VFL Clean again in the back half under all sorts of pressure. 26 disposals and is going well. -
10 VFL Bye. -
11 VFL Provided great drive from the back half on a day when it was hard to move the ball. -
12 VFL One of the better Scorpions on a disappointing afternoon. 19 possessions. -
13 VFL OK contributor with five inside-50s and four tackles in big Casey win. -
14 VFL Bye. -
15 VFL OK down back for the most part. Kicked the ball well and had three inside-50s. -
16 Frem First game for the season in back half and was steady. Should keep position. 6
17 StK Allowed opponents to lead into dangerous positions and was a deer in the headlights at times. 3
18 VFL Bounced back fairly well after a rough AFL outing against the Saints. -
19 Didn’t play for Casey.
20 VFL Back in the team and was excellent in defence. Ball use was near perfect. -
21 VFL Used in a different role and had a huge day. 29 touches, six inside-50s, two goals. -
22 VFL Tried hard down back and won his fair share of ball with 26 possessions. -
23 VFL Played his part in back half with 23 touches. -

2015 Season

Played for : Melbourne

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3 VFL Kicked a goal in development league. Went OK. -
4 Didn’t play for Casey.
5 VFL Did some nice things but wasn’t a big factor. -
6 VFL Did some nice things down back but is still learning. -
7 VFL Better than last week in defence. 21 possessions. -
8 VFL Used ball well and looks a likely type down back. -
9 VFL Bye. -
10 VFL Solid enough down back and used ball fairly well. -
11 VFL Good two-way performance in the back half. -
12 VFL Continues to learn craft in defence. Making good strides. -
13 VFL Bye. -
14 VFL Rested. -
15 VFL Rebounded well from defence in win over Port. -
16 VFL Used ball well coming out of defence and is a good size. -
17 VFL OK down back and bobbed up for two goals at other end. -
18 VFL Rebounded well at stages in tricky wind. Going OK. -
19 VFL Five rebounds among 14 touches in defence. Fair. -
20 VFL Casey’s best in defence. Coming along well as rebounder. -
21 VFL Continues to make strides as a rebounding defender. -
22 VFL Tried hard down back but had little support in end. -
23 GWS Impressive debut from the ex-Stingray in back half. One to watch in 2016. 6