Dougal HOWARD

#32   Port Adelaide

Age: 22yr 12mth Games: 10 Born: Mar 25, 2021
Height: 199cm Weight: 95kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Working his way back from an ACL tear suffered in Round 13 last season but is well ahead of schedule and could return early in the year.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1   Knee.  
2   Knee.  
3 SANFL Made return from knee injury via SANFL reserves and kicked two majors.
4 SANFL Back in the seniors as he continues his progress from injury. Had six rebound 50s and looked good.
5 SANFL Looked solid without setting the world on fire. Slowly building.
6 SANFL Near-perfect in defence. Smart and didn’t put a foot wrong.
7 SANFL Okay in defence but wasn’t a major factor.
8 SANFL Bye.
9 SANFL Valiant in defence. Didn’t do much wrong.
10 SANFL Didn't have much of an influence on proceedings.
11 SANFL Played a role at both ends. Was okay.
12 SANFL Relishing his extended run in attack. Ragdolled the Bloods with eight goals and 11 marks.
13 SANFL Couldn’t repeat last week’s heroics. Goalless but didn’t look too bad.
14 SANFL Bye.
15 SANFL Nailed two ripping goals and showed his versatility by pinch-hitting successfully in ruck.
16 SANFL Looked solid early before fizzling late.
17 SANFL His snapped goal was a beauty but didn’t impose himself for four quarters.
18 SANFL His snapped goal was a beauty but didn’t impose himself for four quarters.
19   Bye.  
20 SANFL Indestructible and indefatigable in defence. Has a bright AFL future as a swing man.
21 Coll Ended the game with a great smother, turned on the afterburners and sprinted in on goal. Great reward for a good game. 6
22 WB Started back and was okay other than a few lapses in third term. Has the talent to work with. 4
23 GCS Hardly troubled in defence despite his opponent Peter Wright kicking two out of the Suns three goals. 6
EF WCE Took Petrie and had hands full at times, but also was impressive with his ability impact contests. 6

2016 Season

1 SANFL Bagged three goals and competed hard in ruck with 18 hitouts.
2 Adel Made his debut and showed some great signs; the overhead goal was special. 4
3 SANFL Kicked two goals, tried hard in ruck and pulled down a screamer.
4 SANFL Bye.
5 SANFL Nice work around the park with 18 touches and tried hard in ruck.
6 Rich Used in ruck and attack. Shows good endeavour and work-rate despite being undersized. 4
7 SANFL Decent response to AFL axe with two majors and some nice marks.
8 SANFL Tried hard in ruck and marked strongly at both ends of the ground.
9 SANFL Took some strong pack marks and kicked a goal. Was okay in ruck.
10 Melb Best game at top level and gave O.McDonald trouble. Off in final term with hamstring issue. 5
11 Coll Worked hard in attack and in ruck. Competed strongly without getting much ball. 4
12 WB Two shots on goal at the end of the third term, and produced his first AFL goal. 4
13 Frem Badly injured his knee. 2
14   Knee.  
15   Knee.  
16   Knee.  
17   Knee.  
18   Knee.  
19   Knee.  
20   Knee.  
21   Knee.  
22   Knee.  
23   Knee.  

2015 Season

1    
2    
3   Leg.  
4   Leg.  
5   Leg.  
6   Leg.  
7   Leg.  
8   Leg.  
9   Leg.  
10   Leg.  
11 SANFL Solid debut. Kicked a goal and did some nice things in attack.
12 SANFL Bye.
13 SANFL Very quiet afternoon.
14 SANFL Match postponed.
15 SANFL Kicked a late goal to keep it interesting but was quiet overall.
16 SANFL Provided a forward target. Kicked a goal and showed good signs.
17 SANFL Booted the first goal of the game but didn't do much else.
18 SANFL Laid six tackles and slammed a wonderful goal. Never stopped trying .
19 SANFL Strong second half. Was excellent in defence and kicked a nice goal.
20 SANFL Very quiet night.
21 SANFL Didn't put a foot wrong in the backline.
22 SANFL Superb in defence again with his intercept marking and rebound.
23 SANFL Stats weren't amazing but looked good at times.