Age: 30yr 6mth Games: 10 Born: Feb 15, 2021
Height: 201cm Weight: 103kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Seems to do all his best work in pre-season but could pay off given injury to Nicholls. At this stage in box-seat for Round 1.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

2   Didn’t play for Gold Coast reserves.  
3 NEAFL Back from injury and had 34 hitouts to give dominant Suns' midfield first use of the ball.
4 NEAFL Ended up with 29 hitouts and 14 possessions in the ruck against Aspley.
5   Didn’t play for Gold Coast reserves.  
6 NEAFL Back from a break and was handy in the ruck with 29 hitouts and 11 touches against Sydney Uni.
7 NEAFL Rotated through the ruck and was steady without starring.
8 NEAFL Steady game in the ruck. 16 hitouts and four marks against NT Thunder.
9   Bye.  
10 NEAFL Did well at stages in the ruck, but Suns midfielders didn’t capitalise.
11 NEAFL Big game against Southport with 28 hitouts, 21 possessions and a goal.
12 NEAFL Combined with Nicholls to control the ruck contests. 30 hitouts.
13   Bye.  
14 NEAFL Combined with Nicholls to give midfielders a first-class ride. 29 hitouts.
15 NEAFL Got things going with his dominance in the ruck. 49 hitouts.
16 NEAFL Got the better of the ruck duel and gave Suns a chance.
17 NEAFL Massive effort in the ruck with 50 hitouts, giving his midfielders first use.
18 NEAFL Played second ruck and was solid enough. 15 hitouts and made himself noticeable with eight marks.
19 NEAFL Played with brilliance in the ruck with 36 hitouts. Give midfielders first use.
20 Frem Won the ruck battle and had 13 disposals. 5
21 Bris Took some notable contested marks and landed a last quarter goal. Broke even with Martin in hit-outs. 5
22   Foot.  
23   Foot.  

2016 Season

Played for : Gold Coast

1   Played in NEAFL trial against Brisbane.  
2 NEAFL Controlled the ruck but the Thunder got on top in the second half.
3 NEAFL Ruckwork was a feature of his game with 35 hit-outs. Playing good footy.
4 NEAFL Dominated the stoppages against West and Smith to give mids first use.
5 NM Tough initiation against Goldstein. Needs more opportunity to show wares. 3
6 Geel Competed hard and probably one of few Suns to hold his own in his direct match-up against Smith. 5
7 Melb Smashed by Gawn in the ruck though tried hard around the ground. 4
8   Hip.  
9 Adel Won the hit-out count and took some good contested marks. 5
10   Finger.  
11   Finger.  
12   Finger.  
13   Finger.  
14 NEAFL Rucked superbly to win 48 hit-outs and collected 11 contested possessions.
15   Finger.  
16   Finger.  
17   Finger.  
18   Finger.  
19   Finger.  
20   Finger.  
21 NEAFL Ruck work (36 hit-outs) brilliant and looked good around the ground.
22   Hand.  
23   Finger.  

2015 Season

Played for : North Melbourne

3 VFL Had 25 hitouts opposed to McIntosh and Simpson. Fair.
4 VFL 52 hitouts playing a lone hand in ruck against Daw/Preuss.
5 VFL 18 touches and 48 hitouts to dominate ruck against Port.
6 VFL Best for Werribee in ruck against Hale and Grimley.
7 VFL Solid effort in ruck. 13 disposals, 32 hit-outs, one goal.
8 VFL Epic outing with 11 marks, five goals and 35 hitouts.
9 VFL Had 33 hitouts in good battle with Holmes.
10 VFL Controlled the ruck. 11 disposals, 47 hitouts, two goals.
11 VFL Going well with 24 hitouts until injuring foot.
12   Foot.  
13   Foot.  
14   Foot.  
15   Foot.  
16   Foot.  
17   Foot.  
18   Foot.  
19   Foot.  
20   Foot.  
21 VFL Played half a game on return and was OK.
22 VFL Enjoyed spirited battle with Minson in ruck. 34 hitouts.
23 VFL Nine touches and 34 hitouts in the ruck. OK.

2014 Season

Played for : North Melbourne

1 PM Good battle with Wallace in the ruck. Spent time forward.
2 WB Celebrated winning AFL debut by kicking goal after big mark in third quarter. 4
3 Port Struggled up forward in marking contests and a liability when the ball hit the deck. 2
4   Late withdrawal.  
5 Coll One goal (after half-time siren) but stuff all else. Subbed out. 1
6 VFL Beaten in the ruck by Wood but Bees swept ball away.
7 VFL 17 disposals, 33 hitouts opposed to Gawn, Fitzpatrick.
8 VFL Bye.
9 VFL Comprehensively got the better of his duel with Holmes.
10 VFL Got the upperhand in the ruck with 10 disposals, 41 hitouts.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Tight battle in the ruck with Meese. Honors shared.
13 VFL Injured knee early and sat out the rest of the game.
14   Shoulder.  
15   Shoulder.  
16   Shoulder.  
17   Shoulder.  
18 VFL Competed hard against Warnock in first game back. 30 hitouts.
19 VFL Dominated ruck with, 40 hitouts but marking was poor.
20 VFL Beaten by Cordy in the ruck. 15 disposals, 39 hitouts.
21 VFL Even ruck battle with Holmes and kicked two goals.
22 VFL Had to work hard to get the better of Gabriel. 46 hitouts.
23 Melb Even battle with Jamar with 36 hitouts. Minimal impact around ground. 6
QF VFL Rucked solidly and kicked two third-quarter goals.
EF VFL Rucked solidly and kicked two third-quarter goals.

2013 Season

Played for : North Melbourne

1 VFL Dominated the ruck and played a big role around ground.
2 VFL Lowered his colors in the ruck to Warnock. Injured finger early.
3 VFL The best big man on the ground. Tap work was good.
4 VFL OK in the ruck but beaten by Campbell.
5 VFL Controlled the ruck. 40 hitouts, 13 disp, seven marks.
6 VFL Dislocated his left thumb in first five minutes. Unable to return.
7   Thumb.  
8   Thumb.  
9   Thumb.  
10   Thumb.  
11   Thumb.  
12 VFL Had 45 hit-outs and dominated the ruck for most of the game.
13 VFL Went up against Hawks trio of rucks and did OK. Marked well.
14 VFL Wore down Hille to be the most influential big man on the field.
15 VFL Bye.
16   Foot.  
17 VFL Spent time in the ruck/forward. Had 25 hitouts. Good effort.
18 VFL Didn’t have his best outing with 22 hitouts and 11 possessions.
19 VFL Bye.
20 VFL Rotated between the ruck and forward. 17 touches, 31 hit-outs.
21 VFL Best afield again for Werribee on a tough day for big men.
22 VFL Dominant effort again with 20 possessions, 26 hitouts and five marks.
23 VFL Starred in the ruck again. 13 possessions, seven marks and 30 hitouts.
QF VFL Good duel with Gawn and had 10 disposals, 38 hitouts.
SF VFL Tried valiantly with 38 hit outs but just the nine disposals around ground.