Ivan SOLDO

#47   Richmond

Age: 22yr 8mth Games: 7 Born: Apr 14, 1996
Height: 204cm Weight: 106kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Raw youngster who has been a work-in-progress for a few seasons having crossed from basketball. Showed a bit over pre-season.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4 VFL Controlled the ruck from start to finish and even got forward for a few goals. Coming along very well. -
5 VFL Okay in ruck contests, but still learning where to go around ground to get involved. Fair. -
6 VFL Used in the ruck and in attack. Just fair on the day and forward-craft needs a lot of work. -
7 WB Debutante ruckman began in promising fashion. Had 42 hit-outs and was gifted a run of small opponents. 5
8 VFL Massive outing in ruck against Pittonet. Had 27 hitouts but Hawks swept the ball away. -
9 GWS Took a good mark in second term in relieving Nankervis. Didn’t do a great deal more. 2
10 VFL Learning how to play in attack and still very much a work-in-progress. -
11 VFL Wasn’t having a big impact then injured in the third quarter and was done for the afternoon. -
12 Knee.
13 Knee.
14 VFL Back from injury and was handy in the ruck with 19 hitouts. Didn’t do much else. -
15 VFL Had 21 hitouts but just eight possessions. Best work was done in the ruck. -
16 VFL Had 39 hitouts, but follow up work caught the eye. Laid 10 tackles! -
17 Bris Did most of the ruck work early on. 21 hitouts but still very green in general play. 4
18 GWS Slippery conditions didn’t suit. Competed hard but very little impact on the flow of the game. Four disposals and 13 hit-outs. 2
19 GCS Took on the bulk of the ruck work and was OK against Witts. Laid four tackles. 5
20 Haw Big man kicked the first goal of his career. Teammates loved it. He loved it. We all loved it. 3
21 Geel Demonstrates a competitive streak. Still very raw but a bit to work with moving forward. 4
22 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
23 VFL Rucked well and then went into attack and booted two goals. Good. -
QF VFL In for Maric and tried hard, but was beaten by Spencer. A non-factor around ground. -
SF Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
PF Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
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2016 Season

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2 Played in VFL trial against Essendon.
3 VFL Shared ruck duties with cousin Ivan Maric. Did OK with 17 hit-outs. -
4 VFL Struggles to find the ball around the ground, but ruck craft is developing. -
5 VFL Kicked a goal and had 27 hitouts in a nice rucking effort. -
6 VFL Rucked against Longer and Holmes. Beaten but showed a bit again. -
7 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
8 VFL No real impact when the ball hit the deck but had 15 hit-outs. -
9 VFL Bye. -
10 VFL 15 hit-outs but minimal impact around the ground. -
11 VFL Concussed early and played no further part. -
12 Concussion.
13 Concussion.
14 Concussion.
15 VFL Got a bit more of the ball than usual and showed encouraging signs in ruck. -
16 VFL Decent in ruck despite limited game time. -
17 Bye.
18 VFL Combined well with Maric to dominate the hit-outs and give first use. -
19 VFL Big fella did a few nice things but needs to start finding more of the ball. -
20 VFL Got the better of Wood and Korcheck in ruck duels. Making strides. -
21 VFL Did well in ruck stints against Buzza and Clark. 19 hitouts. -
22 VFL Battled hard in ruck duel with Longer and Pierce. OK. -
23 VFL Impressed in time in ruck with 24 hit-outs and laid five tackles. -

2015 Season

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4 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
5 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
6 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
7 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
8 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
9 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
10 VFL First VFL game and did some good things in ruck. Very raw. -
11 VFL Bye. -
12 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
13 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
14 Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.
15 VFL Did some ruck work and battled hard. Coming along. -
16 VFL Caught the eye in ruck and attack. One to persist with. -
17 VFL Struggled against bigger, more experienced Sandy rucks. -
18 VFL Rucked gamely but has a long way to go. -
19 VFL Bye. -
20 VFL 14 hitouts in limited game time. -
21 VFL Eight touches and seven hitouts. Slow learning process. -
22 VFL Kicked second goal of season and had 15 hitouts. -
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