Paul DUFFIELD

#41  

Age: 34yr 1mth Games: 172 Born: Feb 05, 1985
Height: 187cm Weight: 89kg Position: DEF
Dream Team Profile

2015 Digest:   The veteran is tracking along nicely after achieving life membership of the club last season. Yet to have any significant setbacks in pre-season on the eve of his 30th birthday in February.

2015 NAB Cup:   Hurt his ribs against Melbourne. In doubt for Round 1.

2015 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 Port Composed in defence. Performed well and an outlet with the ball. 6
2 Geel Went about his business with precision. Used ball brilliantly every time. 8
3 WCE Mopped up down back without much fuss. 7
4 Syd Had plenty of the ball early but just one during the mayhem of the second half. 5
5 Melb Gets under the guard and relishes the chance to find plenty of the ball. 8
6 Ess Didn’t see a lot of the ball but laid five tackles. 4
7 WB Sub. On for Suban and was in and out. 2
8 NM The loose man at times. Didn’t have a big say on the match. 3
9 Adel Mopped up the loose footy across the defensive 50. 4
10 Rich Made some blues down back with decision-making. Hanging onto spot. 3
11 WAFL Couldn’t get into game after being dropped with 11 possessions. -
12 WAFL Bye. -
13 WAFL Decent performance across half-back with 15 touches and a goal. -
14 Bris Back in team and did well to cement spot for another week. 6
15 Haw Picked up a bit of ball down back but wasn’t able to do much with it. 5
16 WAFL Good showing with 23 possessions, seven marks and a goal. -
17 WAFL Composed performance with 23 possessions and important goal. -
18 WAFL Bye. -
19 WAFL Limited impact off half-back with just the 13 possessions. -
20 WAFL Ball use was good but didn’t find enough of it with 15 disposals. -
21 WAFL Set up play well off half-back with 21 disposals, six marks and a goal. -
22 Melb The sub. Collected six disposals so found the footy. 3
23 Port Impressive display of rebounding footy. 7
QF WAFL Good game off half-back with 20 possessions, six marks. -
PF -

2014 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 Coll Low-key effort down back. 5
2 GCS Kept winning ball across half back and won 13 of 17 disp in contested fashion. 6
3 Haw Started on Langford. Couldn’t staunch the flow. Kicked a couple of goals. 4
4 Ess Mopped up well in the back half and used the ball smartly. 6
5 Syd Another Docker down on his usual output. 4
6 NM Even battle with Adams in Docker defence. Gave a way a few frees however. 5
7 WCE Impressive user of the ball with 100% efficiency and had 6 tackles. 7
8 Port Had a day to forget. Turned the ball over under pressure. 3
9 Geel Did a fine job in keeping Bartel from being usual dangerous self. 6
11 WB His ability to find a target coming out of defence was vital. 7
12 Adel Ran hard and prepared to work himself deep up the field. 6
13 Rich Quietly went about playing his role without setting game alight. 6
14 Bris Solid running from back half. 5
15 WCE Freed up behind the ball to be Dockers’ quarterback. Solid effort. 6
16 Melb Gave away height at times but competed well when required. Set up in defence. 6
17 GWS Not as prolific as he has been but made a small contribution. 5
18 StK Industrious across backline. 5
19 Carl Mopped up in defence well in first half then drifted out of game. 6
20 Geel Had task on Motlop and was able to dampen his impact to a degree. 6
21 Haw Puopolo got him early but fought back after half time. 5
22 Bris Improved as game the unfolded. 5
23 Port Did his usual capable job on Neade. 5
QF Syd Clean and composed when bringing the ball out of defence. 7
SF Port Unable to free himself up in defence and couldn’t have normal impact. 4
PF -
GF -

2013 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WCE Hams gave him all sorts of trouble early but settled into role and steadied up. 5
2 WB Just goes about his business with minimum of fuss. 7
3 Ess Had 12 of his 17 disposals in first half. Gave little when game on line. 5
4 Haw Kept Puopolo relatively quiet and provided a bit of drive from the back. 6
5 Calf.
6 GCS Solid in defence and worked up the ground to provide drive forward. 6
7 Coll Gave plenty of drive from the back half but a bit loose at times on Dwyer. 7
8 Syd Busy throughout, taking nine marks and recording five rebound 50s. 6
9 Melb Mopped up down back on his way to a productive day. 7
10 Adel Rotated as the plus-one in defence and played between the 50 metre arcs. 6
12 Bris Had defensive roles on Rockliff and others. Tradesman-like job. 5
13 NM As usual read the play well and intercepted regularly. 6
14 Geel Going well on Motlop until soft tissue injury put him out just before half time. 4
15 Calf.
16 Calf.
17 Rich Not a great day across half back. Unable to get his customary run going. 3
18 Adel Mopped up in defence and won 16 of his 18 possessions in uncontested situations. 6
19 Carl Gave away height to Watson early but then went to Yarran who did zilch. 6
20 GWS Racked up 14 disposals in first half to help set up the win. Faded slightly. 6
21 Melb Racked up the uncontested marks (11) and mopped up at half back. 6
22 Port Did his job in defence and kept Heath out of game, 6
23 StK Low key in defence. 4
QF Geel Had variety of opponents. Laid team-high eight tackles but disposal off. 4
SF
PF Syd The architect of most of the Dockers surges from defence. Had Bolton and did the job. 8
GF Haw Went to a rampant Gunston and kept him to one goal in second half. Little rebound. 5

2012 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 Geel Ran hard all night and set the team up with his kicking. 7
2 Syd Started brightly but injured in second quarter and replaced by Barlow. 3
3 Bris Quality game with 28 possessions and a goal. 7
4 StK Worked hard down back. 6
5 Carl Quelled his opponents and had a lot of it himself. Good user of footy. 7
6 GCS Quiet night. 4
7 Port Often the loose man. Had 28 possessions running free. 7
8 Haw He didn’t create as much as usual off half-back line. 4
9 WCE Didn’t win enough of the ball to set up play. 4
10 Adel Didn’t get his chance to run off half-back. A quiet game. 4
11 WAFL Responded to surprise axing with 34 disposals for South. -
13 WAFL Quiet for South Fremantle with just 15 possessions. -
14 WAFL Not much impact with 19 disposals for South Fremantle. -
15 WB The sub. Contributed to two scores. 3
16 Melb Handy enough. Played his role across half back without setting game alight. 5
17 GWS An outlet in defence. Got his job done. 5
18 Port Often chipping in on the last line of defence with crucial marks. 6
19 WCE Played loose for a long time. Had five inside 50s. 6
20 Adel His run out of defence was critical for many Fremantle attacks. 7
21 Rich Patrolled the half-back line well. Had 25 possessions. 7
22 NM Steady effort all day. 5
23 Melb Picked up 23 possessions and gave the team run. 6
EF Geel Read it well in defence. Strong game. 6
SF Adel Won a lot of the ball, but didn’t always direct it. 5