Daniel MCKENZIE

#36   St Kilda

Age: 22yr 10mth Games: 22 Born: May 17, 2021
Height: 184cm Weight: 83kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Has improved and looks fitter after his third pre-season, Long kicking and smarts equip him to challenge for half back spot.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4 VFL Did some good things after a quiet first term. Attacked the ball well and provided run.
5 VFL One of the Zebras best with 26 touches and used the ball well mostly on his left foot.
6   Senior emergency.  
7 VFL Broke the lines at times when it was badly needed and generally used the ball well.
8 VFL Excellent game with 27 possessions and eight clearances. Tackled hard too.
9 Syd In first senior game he found it hard to adjust to tempo at time coming off half-back, but picked up later on.. 4
10 WB Very good early off half back and although he disappeared at the end this was step forward. 6
11   Bye.  
12 VFL Rebounded well a few times and provided some run, but not a massive outing.
13   Bye.  
14 VFL Hurt a hip and didn’t finish the game.
15 VFL Good contributor with 22 touches, five inside 50s and eight tackles.
16 Rich Few errors but will learn from that. Better late when sting was out of the game. 3
17 Ess Didn't set the world on fire at half back and wasn't a great night. 3
18 VFL Fair effort with 14 disposals at 71.4 percent.
19 Port Late inclusion due to wet conditions and did some very nice things at times. 5
20   Senior emergency.  
21 VFL Bye.
22 VFL Worked overtime in defence. Had six rebounds, but couldn’t halt Tiger charge.
23 VFL Gave some drive off half back and a wing. One of the better Zebs.

2016 Season

1   Played in VFL trial against Box Hill Hawks.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Williamstown.  
3 VFL In and out of the game for his 14 touches. Just fair.
4 VFL. Bye.
5 VFL Used the ball well on a wing and across half back. OK without starring.
6 VFL Best game this year with 22 clean possessions and a goal.
7 VFL Did some good things but didn’t star on the night.
8 VFL Best game of the season with 25 touches, 10 marks and a goal.
9 Ess First game of the year for long-kicking kid. Not blemish free but some good signs. 4
10 Frem Did a few nice things. Still learning but potential is there. 4
11   Ill.  
12 VFL Played his part with 19 possessions and used ball fairly well.
13 VFL Bye.
14 VFL Brave on multiple occasions and linked well for 14 possessions.
15 VFL Clinical with ball use. Eight marks, five inside-50s.
16 Ess Had a mixed bag and a couple of turnovers frustrated his coach. 4
17 Melb Still finding his way but needs perseverance. Shows positive signs. 4
18 WB Rebounded well a few times and runs hard. Getting there as a defender/winger. 5
19 NM Shows glimpses of promise especially one scything run through middle. 3
20   Didn’t play for Sandringham.  
21 Syd Late inclusion for Geary was good in first half but was felled later on. 4
22 Rich Running, long-kicking style suited the MCG and he continues to impress. 5
23 Bris Running power drew praise from the coach. Most of disposals were by hand. 6

2015 Season

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3 VFL Just 10 touches, but laid five tackles.
4 VFL 28 possessions and a goal. Club love his progress.
5 Ess First gamer showed a few good signs. 4
6 WB Looks a 200-gamer in the making. Good athlete and decision maker under pressure. 6
7 Adel Unsighted, failed to influence the game in any way. 2
8 WCE Youngster was OK without having significant impact. 4
9 Bris Not a huge game but good signs in defence. Brave mark saw him crunched. 4
10   Concussion.  
11 VFL Just 11 possessions, but took a crucial mark in final term.
12 VFL Bye.
13 VFL Steady but then took two big marks in defence late to hault Dogs.
14 VFL Steady in defence but not as influential as late last week.
15 VFL Copped a knock and sat out rest of game.
16   Concussion.  
17 VFL Up and down game but was better in the final term.
18 Port Showed glimpses of pace and footy smarts. One for the future. 3
19 Frem Two handballs then off the ground with injury. 1
20   Concussion.  
21   Concussion.  
22 VFL Good when required in home-final securing victory.
23 VFL Did some good things across half back.