Dougal HOWARD

#32   Port Adelaide

Age: 22yr 9mth Games: 10 Born: Mar 25, 1996
Height: 199cm Weight: 95kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Working his way back from an ACL tear suffered in Round 13 last season but is well ahead of schedule and could return early in the year.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 Knee.
2 Knee.
3 SANFL Made return from knee injury via SANFL reserves and kicked two majors. -
4 SANFL Back in the seniors as he continues his progress from injury. Had six rebound 50s and looked good. -
5 SANFL Looked solid without setting the world on fire. Slowly building. -
6 SANFL Near-perfect in defence. Smart and didn’t put a foot wrong. -
7 SANFL Okay in defence but wasn’t a major factor. -
8 SANFL Bye. -
9 SANFL Valiant in defence. Didn’t do much wrong. -
10 SANFL Didn't have much of an influence on proceedings. -
11 SANFL Played a role at both ends. Was okay. -
12 SANFL Relishing his extended run in attack. Ragdolled the Bloods with eight goals and 11 marks. -
13 SANFL Couldn’t repeat last week’s heroics. Goalless but didn’t look too bad. -
14 SANFL Bye. -
15 SANFL Nailed two ripping goals and showed his versatility by pinch-hitting successfully in ruck. -
16 SANFL Looked solid early before fizzling late. -
17 SANFL His snapped goal was a beauty but didn’t impose himself for four quarters. -
18 SANFL His snapped goal was a beauty but didn’t impose himself for four quarters. -
19 Bye.
20 SANFL Indestructible and indefatigable in defence. Has a bright AFL future as a swing man. -
21 Coll Ended the game with a great smother, turned on the afterburners and sprinted in on goal. Great reward for a good game. 6
22 WB Started back and was okay other than a few lapses in third term. Has the talent to work with. 4
23 GCS Hardly troubled in defence despite his opponent Peter Wright kicking two out of the Suns three goals. 6
EF WCE Took Petrie and had hands full at times, but also was impressive with his ability impact contests. 6

2016 Season

1 SANFL Bagged three goals and competed hard in ruck with 18 hitouts. -
2 Adel Made his debut and showed some great signs; the overhead goal was special. 4
3 SANFL Kicked two goals, tried hard in ruck and pulled down a screamer. -
4 SANFL Bye. -
5 SANFL Nice work around the park with 18 touches and tried hard in ruck. -
6 Rich Used in ruck and attack. Shows good endeavour and work-rate despite being undersized. 4
7 SANFL Decent response to AFL axe with two majors and some nice marks. -
8 SANFL Tried hard in ruck and marked strongly at both ends of the ground. -
9 SANFL Took some strong pack marks and kicked a goal. Was okay in ruck. -
10 Melb Best game at top level and gave O.McDonald trouble. Off in final term with hamstring issue. 5
11 Coll Worked hard in attack and in ruck. Competed strongly without getting much ball. 4
12 WB Two shots on goal at the end of the third term, and produced his first AFL goal. 4
13 Frem Badly injured his knee. 2
14 Knee.
15 Knee.
16 Knee.
17 Knee.
18 Knee.
19 Knee.
20 Knee.
21 Knee.
22 Knee.
23 Knee.

2015 Season

1 -
2 -
3 Leg.
4 Leg.
5 Leg.
6 Leg.
7 Leg.
8 Leg.
9 Leg.
10 Leg.
11 SANFL Solid debut. Kicked a goal and did some nice things in attack. -
12 SANFL Bye. -
13 SANFL Very quiet afternoon. -
14 SANFL Match postponed. -
15 SANFL Kicked a late goal to keep it interesting but was quiet overall. -
16 SANFL Provided a forward target. Kicked a goal and showed good signs. -
17 SANFL Booted the first goal of the game but didn't do much else. -
18 SANFL Laid six tackles and slammed a wonderful goal. Never stopped trying . -
19 SANFL Strong second half. Was excellent in defence and kicked a nice goal. -
20 SANFL Very quiet night. -
21 SANFL Didn't put a foot wrong in the backline. -
22 SANFL Superb in defence again with his intercept marking and rebound. -
23 SANFL Stats weren't amazing but looked good at times. -