Braydon PREUSS

#31   North Melbourne

Age: 23yr 7mth Games: 8 Born: Jun 16, 1995
Height: 206cm Weight: 109kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Pile-drive tackle on Andrew Swallow created headlines. As did three goals against Hawthorn. In the mix for opener.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 WCE Other than one mark and goal, didn’t really look like getting involved outside the ruck contests. 3
2 Geel Aggressive ruckman dominated the hit-outs and was handy around the ball. Couple of efforts were clumsy in attacking opponents. 7
3 GWS The ex-rugby league player started in the ruck against his idol Mumford and made a grand contest of it. Two fine goals. 7
4 WB Big man battled hard and was handy in what proved a great duel with Campbell. 4
5 Rested.
6 VFL Dominated ruck and was far superior to the Bomber big men. Early in game set up clearance domination. -
7 VFL A big reason why Werribee were able to get back into, and win the game. Big effort in the ruck. -
8 VFL Dominated the ruck with 45 hitouts, but Collingwood midfielders controlled the clearances. -
9 VFL Obliterated the Roosters rucks with 55 hitouts. Only took the one mark though. -
10 Senior emergency.
11 VFL Solid ruck battle with Maric and co. 26 hitouts and 11 possessions. -
12 Bye.
13 VFL Got the better of Blues rucks after Phillips went off. 48 hitouts and 15 possessions. -
14 VFL Had 63 hitouts in a massive effort in ruck against the Dogs. Also had 17 possessions. -
15 Ankle.
16 VFL Had 30 hitouts and was going well until getting injured. -
17 Ankle.
18 Ankle.
19 Melb Back in the team and not a factor outside of ruck contests. 3
20 Coll Barely sighted. Didn’t use his big frame in any authoritative manner. 1
21 Haw Played a key role in the Roos 3rd quarter comeback with his physicality. Took some good marks and kicked two goals. 5
22 StK Treated for shoulder problem in second quarter . Wasn’t a big influence on the game. 3
23 Shoulder.

2016 Season

1 Werribee didn’t play.
2 Played in VFL trial against Footscray.
3 Suspended.
4 VFL A presence around ground in development league and his ruck work was a feature. -
5 VFL Bye. -
6 VFL 16 hit-outs, but had no impact when ball the deck. -
7 VFL Did OK in the ruck with 25 hit-outs but needs to add to ground-level game. -
8 VFL Rucked for much of day against Pittonet and more than held his own. 43 hit-outs. -
9 VFL Competed well in the ruck against Zebras’ triple-ruck rotation. 23 hitouts. -
10 VFL Bye. -
11 VFL OK in ruck contests against Witts, but offered little around the ground. -
12 VFL Battled away against Maric and held his own for long periods. -
13 VFL Toiled hard in the ruck to win 42 hit-outs and kicked a goal when he went forward. -
14 VFL Tried hard in the ruck and laid five tackles in honourable loss to Coburg. -
15 VFL Bye. -
16 VFL Dominated the ruck duels with close to 70 hit-outs. One of his best games. -
17 VFL Ruckman won a few hit-outs and had three clearances but impact down. -
18 VFL Dominated the ruck against Stephenson and Eagles. 45 hit-outs. -
19 VFL Got the ball rolling in middle with nice ruckwork. 37 hit-outs. -
20 VFL Had 31 hitouts in battle with Pittonet and co. Had colors lowered. -
21 VFL Battled valiantly against Spencer in ruck but had colors lowered. -
22 VFL No impact aside from 30 hitouts in ruck battle with Minson. -
23 VFL Impressive in ruck against Longer and Pierce with 33 hit-outs. -
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2015 Season

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3 VFL Did some good things playing in attack and ruck. -
4 VFL Combined with Daw to tackle Currie. 30 hitouts. -
5 VFL Hard worker in attack and relieving in ruck. -
6 VFL Battled hard up front but had little supply. -
7 VFL Worked hard in ruck. 15 disposals, 13 hitouts. -
8 VFL Only played a half and wasn’t a big factor. -
9 VFL Rucked in absence of Stephenson and was serviceable. -
10 VFL Battled gamely in ruck against Holmes and Pierce. -
11 VFL Continued to try hard. 29 hitouts and nine possessions. -
12 Rested.
13 VFL Bye. -
14 VFL Battled hard in the ruck and showed a bit at times. -
15 VFL Minimal impact. 16 hitouts and four tackles. -
16 VFL Copped a heavy knock early after starting well. -
17 VFL Worked hard in ruck with nine touches and 23 hitouts. -
18 VFL Bounced back from a rough opening to show a bit in ruck. -
19 VFL Beaten in ruck contests by Cat Dawson Simpson. -
20 VFL Had hands full with Magpie monsters. Eight hitouts. -
21 VFL Bye. -
22 VFL OK in ruck with 25 hitouts in tandem with Stephenson. -
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