Alex WITHERDEN

#29   Brisbane

Age: 21yr 2mth Games: 9 Born: Sep 10, 2020
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