Rupert WILLS

#33   Collingwood

Age: 26yr 1mth Games: 6 Born: May 20, 1993
Height: 192cm Weight: 89kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Something of a forgotten mid but looked promising when given chance last season. Plays with a defensive bent.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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2 -
3 Quad.
4 VFL Bored in through the midfield to win his fair share of contested ball. Laid a truckload of tackles too. -
5 VFL Hard worker in close in midfield with six clearances, and five tackles. One of Collingwood's best in big loss. -
6 VFL Best on ground performance. Stuffed stat sheet with 35 disposals, 17 contested possessions, 10 clearances and 10 tackles. -
7 Calf.
8 Calf.
9 Calf.
10 Calf.
11 Calf.
12 VFL Calf. -
13 Calf.
14 VFL Back from injury and was a strong performer. Worked hard both ways. -
15 VFL Efficiency wasn’t flash, but won the ball well – especially in close. Had eight clearances. -
16 VFL Super in midfield. 33 possessions, seven clearances. In good touch. -
17 VFL Was an enforcer in the contest. Had a team high 11 tackles. -
18 WCE Picked it up in the second half. Pressure was aggressive all day but just a bit contributor. 4
19 Quad.
20 Quad.
21 Quad.
22 Quad.
23 Quad.

2016 Season

1 Played in VFL trial against Coburg.
2 Played in VFL trial against Geelong.
3 VFL Strong around the contests in midfield to end with 30 disposals. Impressive. -
4 VFL Clearly the Pies best in midfield and will come under strong senior consideration this week. -
5 VFL Had a crack but wasn’t able to break free enough in midfield. -
6 VFL Worked hard in the midfield to get the Pies going. Laid four tackles too. -
7 VFL Injured leg early but played out game. OK but clearly hampered. -
8 Calf.
9 Calf.
10 Calf.
11 VFL Strong around the contests to help get ball going Magpies’ way. -
12 VFL In everything in first half then faded out a touch, but good start helped set up win. -
13 VFL Bye. -
14 VFL Strong worker in midfield to end with 33 possessions ­– most of them contested. -
15 VFL Consistent four-quarter effort. Six inside-50s, three clearances. -
16 VFL Impressive from start to finish. Laid a team-high 13 tackles. -
17 VFL Team-high nine clearances and seven tackles a highlight. Worked hard. -
18 VFL Bye. -
19 WCE First gamer showed a strong body in close and was a willing tackler with 11 tackles. 6
20 Rich Tagged Martin early and while found it tough he kept battling. Scrappy but strong. 6
21 WB Started in the middle. Tackled well and won some hard balls. 6
22 GCS Laid another 10 tackles and did waste the ball when he had it. Going well. 6
23 Haw Struggled to get into the game and at one stage was tagging Mitchell. 3