Alex WITHERDEN

#29   Brisbane

Age: 20yr 9mth Games: 9 Born: Sep 10, 1998
Height: 188cm Weight: 85kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Suffered broken leg last year in under-age footy and club has been very cautious with his rehab.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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2 NEAFL Got through well in the back half and did some nice things. -
3 NEAFL Showed good composure with ball in hand and continues to work back to full match fitness. -
4 NEAFL Lions must be thrilled with his progress after the broken leg. 26 touches, and worked hard throughout. -
5 NEAFL Okay early but then injured a hamstring and took no further part. -
6 Hamstring.
7 Hamstring.
8 Hamstring.
9 NEAFL Back from injury and had solid with 20 touches and three rebounds in defence. -
10 NEAFL Didn’t always his the target by foot, but did his bit in a big win. -
11 Bye.
12 NEAFL Showed his class at half back with 26 possessions. Had a cool head under immense pressure. -
13 NEAFL Nearing an AFL debut. 29 disposals, four rebounds, four inside 50s. Used ball expertly. -
14 GWS Impressive debut. Collected 20 disposals and finished tailing slippery veteran Steve Johnson. Lot to like. 6
15 Ess Matched on McDonald-Tipungwuti early and again showed to good advantage. Hits targets and second gamer with real big future. 7
16 Geel Did a lot of chasing in defence and even got a hit out. Pass mark. 6
17 Rich Kicking was a joy to watch off half back. Beaten in a few contests, but Lions fans should be thrilled with him. 7
18 Carl First-year player who continues to impress. Hard at it and showed his willingness to put his body on the line. 6
19 WCE Continued finding the ball. Took chances. Had 28 touches. 7
20 WB Fifth highest possession getter for the Lions despite a hamstring injury in fourth term. 6
21 Hamstring.
22 Melb Youngster struggled a tad but still found the ball 18 times. Looks a real player and has great size. 5
23 NM Grabbed heaps of touches in first term and bagged lovely goal late off a couple of steps. 7