Ben CROCKER

#39   Collingwood

Age: 21yr 11mth Games: 13 Born: Feb 19, 1997
Height: 188cm Weight: 83kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Progressing OK after hip surgery. Behind a few now, despite last season’s experience as a forward.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4 Didn’t play for Collingwood VFL.
5 VFL Did some good things in the front half. Booted a goal and was lively at stages. -
6 VFL Okay effort. Two goals, 17 disposals at 82 percent efficiency. Hard to see how senior spot opens up, though. -
7 VFL Did some good things and worked hard enough. 12 possessions and three inside-50s. -
8 VFL Did some handy things in the front half and finished with two goals. -
9 VFL Okay in the front half with 15 touches and a couple of goals. -
10 Senior emergency.
11 Frem Quiet but his goal in the final term was vital. 3
12 Melb Youngster found the going tough. Kicked one goal but that was only highlight from an 12-disposal afternoon. 3
13 Bye.
14 Port Gave very little to the effort as a mid-sized forward. One goal (from a lucky free) in third term his only highlight. 2
15 VFL Kicked two goals to help keep the Dogs at bay. Fair. -
16 VFL Injured an ankle in the third quarter. Other than booting a goal, was quiet prior to that. -
17 Ankle.
18 Ankle.
19 Ankle.
20 Ankle.
21 Ankle.
22 Ankle.
23 Ankle.

2016 Season

1 Played in VFL trial against Coburg.
2 Played in VFL trial against Geelong.
3 VFL Not big numbers but did a few nice things, including two goals. -
4 VFL Kicked three goals in the first half but impact waned as the game wore on. -
5 VFL Showed good signs early but drifted from the game. -
6 VFL Kicked two goals and again showed a bit at half forward. -
7 Carl Started inside 50 but had limited impact on debut. 2
8 Bris Three goals was telling but another who wasted opportunities in front of goal. 6
9 Geel Half forward/wing and damaging at times. Kicked a handy set-shot goal. 3
10 WB Youngster showed good signs. Joined the injury list but stayed on due to absentees. 4
11 Port Minimal impact as a lead up forward. 2
12 Melb Played half forward but unable to do anything positive. No inside-50s, no goals. 1
14 Knee.
15 Knee.
16 VFL Quiet in first game back from injury. -
17 VFL Eight marks and five inside-50s a highlight of a solid performance. -
18 VFL Bye. -
19 WCE Moved well at times in front half but unable to hit the scoreboard. 3
20 Rich One goal but couldn’t get near the ball. Three effective disposals for night. 1
21 Concussion.
22 GCS Cleaned up by May in first term but returned and handy enough in attack. 5
23 Haw Kicked three goals and looked dangerous at times up forward. Good debut season. 7