Riley BONNER

#26   Port Adelaide

Age: 21yr 10mth Games: 4 Born: Mar 07, 1997
Height: 191cm Weight: 82kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Caught the eye late in 2016 when given a chance as a running defender and has done some nice things during the JLT series.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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3 SANFL Fairly quiet evening in defence in losing cause. -
4 SANFL Battled physically but had a genuine crack. -
5 SANFL Busy with 30 possessions. Burnt it a bit early but improved as the game wore on. -
6 SANFL Had 30 possessions, 13 marks and was lethal out of defence with nine rebound 50s. -
7 SANFL Less prolific as the previous round but was still solid in defence. -
8 SANFL Bye. -
9 SANFL Had a big second half in defence but it wasn’t enough to stop the dominant Eagles. -
10 SANFL Pretty good in patches with 21 possessions and five rebound 50s out of defence. -
11 SANFL Showed some good signs after shaking off a disappointing opening half. -
12 SANFL Fairly quiet. Wasn’t called upon to do too much in the massive victory. -
13 SANFL Found his share of the footy on the wing but didn’t always use it effectively. -
14 SANFL Bye. -
15 SANFL Recaptured some his old form with 20 disposals and seven booming rebound 50s. -
16 SANFL Fairly quiet afternoon. Wasn’t required to do much. -
17 SANFL Fairly quiet afternoon. Wasn’t required to do much. -
18 SANFL Had no real impact in defence. -
19 Bye.
20 SANFL Broke lines with his long kicking, with five inside 50s, five rebound 50s and a booming goal. -
21 SANFL Played his part in backline with some decent rebound. Wasn’t really a day of much action for Port defence though. -
22 WB Started well at half back then drifted out a touch. Ended with 18 possessions. 5
23 GCS Slowly finding his feet at senior level, lots to look forward to for Power fans. 5
EF WCE Had some important touches and showed a cool head under fire off half back. One for the future. 6

2016 Season

1 Hamstring.
2 SANFL Chalked up 20 touches and tried his hardest in losing midfield battle. -
3 SANFL Superb performance in backline. Gave Roosters nothing. -
4 SANFL Bye. -
5 SANFL Used ball beautifully out of defence. -
6 SANFL Racked up a bunch of junk touches later but overall a dirty day -
7 SANFL Quiet early but had a good third quarter as Port got on top. -
8 Didn’t play for Port Magpies.
9 SANFL In the thick of it early and used the ball smartly by foot. -
10 SANFL Bye. -
11 SANFL His penetrating long bombs out of defence are a treat to watch. -
12 SANFL Still runs a bit hot and cold in terms of his productivity. -
13 SANFL Can hold his head high. Inflicted some damage in the backlines. -
14 SANFL Bye. -
15 SANFL Drifted out of the game after a mighty start. -
16 SANFL His long kicking and link-up play worried the Bloods all day. -
17 SANFL Ran hard both ways, found plenty of the pill and used it smartly. -
18 SANFL Bye. -
19 SANFL Massive second half. Continues to show great poise in defence. -
20 SANFL His ball use was so-so but his defending was solid. -
21 SANFL Shut down dangerman Rioli and racked up six rebound 50s. -
22 SANFL Used the footy smartly. His defensive skills are gradually improving. -
23 GCS Accumulated plenty of the footy and looked comfortable in first outing. 7