Daniel MCKENZIE

#36   St Kilda

Age: 22yr 8mth Games: 22 Born: May 17, 1996
Height: 184cm Weight: 83kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Has improved and looks fitter after his third pre-season, Long kicking and smarts equip him to challenge for half back spot.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4 VFL Did some good things after a quiet first term. Attacked the ball well and provided run. -
5 VFL One of the Zebras best with 26 touches and used the ball well mostly on his left foot. -
6 Senior emergency.
7 VFL Broke the lines at times when it was badly needed and generally used the ball well. -
8 VFL Excellent game with 27 possessions and eight clearances. Tackled hard too. -
9 Syd In first senior game he found it hard to adjust to tempo at time coming off half-back, but picked up later on.. 4
10 WB Very good early off half back and although he disappeared at the end this was step forward. 6
11 Bye.
12 VFL Rebounded well a few times and provided some run, but not a massive outing. -
13 Bye.
14 VFL Hurt a hip and didn’t finish the game. -
15 VFL Good contributor with 22 touches, five inside 50s and eight tackles. -
16 Rich Few errors but will learn from that. Better late when sting was out of the game. 3
17 Ess Didn't set the world on fire at half back and wasn't a great night. 3
18 VFL Fair effort with 14 disposals at 71.4 percent. -
19 Port Late inclusion due to wet conditions and did some very nice things at times. 5
20 Senior emergency.
21 VFL Bye. -
22 VFL Worked overtime in defence. Had six rebounds, but couldn’t halt Tiger charge. -
23 VFL Gave some drive off half back and a wing. One of the better Zebs. -

2016 Season

1 Played in VFL trial against Box Hill Hawks.
2 Played in VFL trial against Williamstown.
3 VFL In and out of the game for his 14 touches. Just fair. -
4 VFL. Bye. -
5 VFL Used the ball well on a wing and across half back. OK without starring. -
6 VFL Best game this year with 22 clean possessions and a goal. -
7 VFL Did some good things but didn’t star on the night. -
8 VFL Best game of the season with 25 touches, 10 marks and a goal. -
9 Ess First game of the year for long-kicking kid. Not blemish free but some good signs. 4
10 Frem Did a few nice things. Still learning but potential is there. 4
11 Ill.
12 VFL Played his part with 19 possessions and used ball fairly well. -
13 VFL Bye. -
14 VFL Brave on multiple occasions and linked well for 14 possessions. -
15 VFL Clinical with ball use. Eight marks, five inside-50s. -
16 Ess Had a mixed bag and a couple of turnovers frustrated his coach. 4
17 Melb Still finding his way but needs perseverance. Shows positive signs. 4
18 WB Rebounded well a few times and runs hard. Getting there as a defender/winger. 5
19 NM Shows glimpses of promise especially one scything run through middle. 3
20 Didn’t play for Sandringham.
21 Syd Late inclusion for Geary was good in first half but was felled later on. 4
22 Rich Running, long-kicking style suited the MCG and he continues to impress. 5
23 Bris Running power drew praise from the coach. Most of disposals were by hand. 6

2015 Season

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3 VFL Just 10 touches, but laid five tackles. -
4 VFL 28 possessions and a goal. Club love his progress. -
5 Ess First gamer showed a few good signs. 4
6 WB Looks a 200-gamer in the making. Good athlete and decision maker under pressure. 6
7 Adel Unsighted, failed to influence the game in any way. 2
8 WCE Youngster was OK without having significant impact. 4
9 Bris Not a huge game but good signs in defence. Brave mark saw him crunched. 4
10 Concussion.
11 VFL Just 11 possessions, but took a crucial mark in final term. -
12 VFL Bye. -
13 VFL Steady but then took two big marks in defence late to hault Dogs. -
14 VFL Steady in defence but not as influential as late last week. -
15 VFL Copped a knock and sat out rest of game. -
16 Concussion.
17 VFL Up and down game but was better in the final term. -
18 Port Showed glimpses of pace and footy smarts. One for the future. 3
19 Frem Two handballs then off the ground with injury. 1
20 Concussion.
21 Concussion.
22 VFL Good when required in home-final securing victory. -
23 VFL Did some good things across half back. -