Declan HAMILTON

#26  

Age: 23yr 5mth Games: 0 Born: Mar 18, 2021
Height: 184cm Weight: 75kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Light midfielder/forward has plenty of talent but needs to assert himself physically. Quiet in first two JLT games. Crunch year. looms.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Western Bulldogs

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4 VFL Just the 13 possessions and is still struggling to consistently get his hands on the Sherrin.
5 VFL Drifted in and out – as he tends to do. 15 possessions, but didn’t hurt the Tigers.
6 VFL Best game this season but opposition has to be taken into consideration. 22 touches and three goals.
7 VFL One of his better games in a couple of years. 18 touches and six inside-50s but had a hand in plenty of goals too.
8   Senior emergency.  
9 VFL Kicked a goal, but was a quiet afternoon.
10 VFL One of his best games at VFL level. 22 touches and four goals in Bulldog romp.
11   Bye.  
12 VFL Unable to get into the game for much of the contest.
13 VFL Had 11 touches and laid seven tackles, but looked to be hobbled by a leg issue.
14 VFL Had 27 possessions and kicked a goal, but wasted some other opportunities.
15 VFL Just the 10 touches and unable to repeat last week's form.
16   Flittered in and out but nothing substantial.  
17 VFL Quiet then rested.
18 VFL Not a massive impact with 16 disposals.
19 VFL One of the Dogs' best. Kicked one of team's two goals and collected 21 disposals.
20 VFL Had 14 possessions, but just doesn’t do enough.
21 VFL Bye.
22 VFL 21 possessions but wasn’t overly threatening.
23 VFL Laid some tackles, but had next to no impact.

2016 Season

Played for : Western Bulldogs

1   Played in VFL trial against Essendon.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Werribee.  
3 VFL Snared a goal and chipped in at times without having an enormous impact.
4 VFL Couldn’t get into the game as Tigers dominated with pressure.
5 VFL Another of the younger brigade who found it tough sledding.
6 VFL One goal but few other highlights, although did flash into the game at times.
7 VFL Flitted in and out of the game to show glimpses of talent. Needs consistency.
8 VFL Won a heap of the ball and applied good pressure when required. Six tackles.
9 VFL Five inside-50s and won a bit of outside ball. Only four contested possessions.
10 VFL Bye.
11 VFL Saw plenty of the ball and had two goal assists and nine contested possessions.
12   Senior emergency.  
13 VFL Showed glimpses with a goal and some contested footy. Serviceable.
14 VFL Bye.
15 VFL Five inside-50s and won enough ball on the outside. Got to develop inside game.
16 VFL Hardly sighted. Form fluctuates wildly from week-to-week.
17 VFL Wasted many of his limited possessions but wind was a factor for everybody.
18 VFL Poor efficiency by hand and foot dampened his overall effectiveness.
19 VFL No impact on the contest whatsoever. One of his six kicks went to a teammate.
20 VFL Handy contributor with nine of his kicks resulted in inside-50s.
21 VFL Bye.
22 VFL Won plenty of footy through the middle and used it well. Handy.
23 VFL Kicking let him down but worked hard to win the ball and laid six tackles.
EF VFL In and out of the game and was scrappy at times with his ball use.
SF VFL Four score assists and two goals the highlight of a productive effort.
PF VFL Only four effective kicks and not really a factor for most of the game.
GF    

2015 Season

Played for : Western Bulldogs

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3 VFL Did some nice things. 11 possessions, one goal.
4 VFL Just seven touches, but two handy goals.
5 VFL Did some nice things but drifted in and out.
6 VFL Bye.
7 VFL Smart with ball in hand and showed great vision.
8 VFL Drifted in and out in Bulldog rout.
9 VFL 25 touches in a variety of roles. A few basic turnovers though.
10 VFL Lacked impact required but had some good moments.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Just nine touches but linked well at times.
13 VFL Had 17 disposals but efficiency wasn’t where it needs to be.
14 VFL Flashed in at stages and kicked a nice goal.
15   Rested.  
16 VFL Kicked a goal and looked good in patches.
17 VFL Showed smarts at times and kicked a goal.
18 VFL Quiet day other than first-quarter goal.
19 VFL Good in patches but needs to become involved more often.
20 VFL Drifted in and out. Not a major player.
21 VFL Just 11 touches. Couldn’t get into game.
22 VFL Unable to get much going and was too cute at times.
23 VFL Caught a few times and wasn’t a big factor.
EF   Didn’t play for Footscray.