Age: 28yr 9mth Games: 6 Born: Nov 19, 2020
Height: 189cm Weight: 89kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Dogged by hip, groin, knee and hamstring complaints since making his debut in 2014. Just four VFL games in 2016.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Carlton

3   Did well in the back half to repel Borough attacks. Just needed a few more mates willing to help him out.  
4 PM Steady across half back but suffered a knock to the knee and injured his medial ligament.
5   Knee.  
6   Knee.  
7 VFL Back from knee issue and was good – especially early on. Good base to build on.
8 VFL Caught the eye with his work down in the back half. Had 20 touches too.
9 VFL Did his bit down back to restrict Sandringham's forwards.
10   Bye.  
11   Bye.  
12 VFL Played his role well and was a good contributor again. 14 possessions, four inside 50s.
13 VFL Didn’t get a lot of the ball, but tried hard in back half and stood tall on occasions.
14 VFL Had four rebounds and 15 possessions. A long way from the Blues worst.
15 Adel Dropped mark in defence led to a Sam Jacobs goal to start the last term. 4
16 Melb Had the task on Garlett (three goals) and looked a little shaky at times when having to defend one-on-one. Will get better. 3
17 VFL Had a reasonable day with 20 touches at 80 percent efficiency but poor defensively. Spot on list in danger.
18 VFL Solid in the contest but didn't have his usual impact with the ball in hand. Only had it six times.
19 VFL Proactive performance. Defended aggressively and was able to read the play really well and take intercept marks.
20   Senior emergency.  
21 VFL Played his part in backline with some decent rebound.
22 VFL Caught the eye in defence with his marking and rebounding.
23 VFL Kicking wasn’t precise, but at least had a dip in defence.

2016 Season

Played for : Carlton

1   Hip.  
2   Hip.  
3   Hip.  
4   Hip.  
5   Hip.  
6   Hip.  
7   Hip.  
8   Hip.  
9 VFL Played first VFL game since August 2014. Quiet but got through which was aim.
10 VFL Bye.
11 VFL Irishman had three rebound 50s but wasn’t a big factor and he finds his feet.
12 VFL Made his touches count with two goals from nine kicks. Showed glimpses.
13 VFL Bye.
14 VFL Hardly sighted. Three kicks for the game. Finding his feet after injury.
15   Knee.  
16   Hamstring.  
17   Hamstring.  
18   Hamstring.  
19   Hamstring.  
20   Hamstring.  
21   Hamstring.  
22   Hamstring.  
23   Hamstring.  

2015 Season

Played for : Carlton

1   Groin.  
2   Groin.  
3   Groin.  
4   Groin.  
5   Groin.  
6   Groin.  
7   Groin.  
8   Groin.  
9   Groin.  
10   Groin.  
11   Groin.  
12   Groin.  
13   Groin.  
14   Groin.  
15   Groin.  
16   Groin.  
17   Groin.  
18   Groin.  
19   Groin.  
20   Groin.  
21   Groin.  
22   Groin.  
23   Groin.  

2014 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 PM Did a few nice things up forward. Still learning.
2   Northern Blues didn’t play.  
3 VFL Still learning but did some good things.
4 VFL Burst in and out of the game. Getting better.
5 VFL Slowly getting the grasp of things at this level.
6 VFL One of the few Blues winners on a dirty day.
7 VFL Competed hard and put pressure on Coburg ball carriers.
8 VFL Impressed down back with his defending and competitiveness.
9 VFL Bye.
10 VFL Did some nice things in attack. Kicked a goal.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Impressed again with his ball use and smarts. Big improver.
13 VFL Continues to develop his game. Likely type.
14 VFL Provided good rebound from defence. Another Irish success?
15 VFL Lowered his colors for a rare occasion this year.
16 VFL OK again in defence and building week to week.
17 VFL Had his hands full down back against North Ballarat.
18   Rested.  
19 VFL Like Byrne, continues to show a bit. 17 possessions.
20 GCS Impressive debut by Irishman. Plenty of rebound and a thumping left boot. 6
21 Geel Showed some great signs but also his newness to the game at times. 5
22 Port Will be better for the experience playing just his third AFL game. 3
23 Ess Showed a heap of promise again. Worked well defensively and provided run. 6