Dylan BUCKLEY

#43   GWS Giants

Age: 26yr 8mth Games: 40 Born: Mar 16, 2021
Height: 179cm Weight: 76kg Position:

2017 Digest:   An at times dynamic line breaker and risk taker who wrestles with his finishing. Limped out of second practice match.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Carlton

1   Hip.  
2    
3   Battled away in the back half and laid some good tackles.  
4 PM Did well defensively and won a bit of ball rebounding in back half.
5 VFL Did well in the back half with 22 touches. Mopped up a lot of loose ball in defensive 50.
6 VFL Perfect with his 19 disposals going at 100 percent efficiency. Only two contested possessions, though. Added a goal.
7 VFL Provided some drive through the middle with five inside-50s. Quieter in the final term.
8 VFL Used the ball well in the back half and was solid defensively.
9 VFL Had 24 possessions and gave some burst out of the back half.
10   Bye.  
11   Bye.  
12 VFL Just the 10 touches, but did some good defensive work to keep the Lions at bay.
13 VFL Beaten a few times defensively, but had six rebounds.
14 VFL Used on a wing at stages and was handy driving the ball into attack.
15 VFL In and out of the game running mostly off a wing.
16 VFL Struggled to get into the game in loss to Port Melbourne.
17 WB Tried hard but couldn’t impact and ended the game on the injured list; 8 possessions. 2
18   Hamstring.  
19   Hamstring.  
20 VFL Did some good things, but also had a few head-scratching moments.
21 VFL Used his pace at times off a wing, but was a bit wayward when in front of the sticks.
22 VFL Hurt his knee in second term and didn't play much thereafter.
23   Knee.  

2016 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 Rich Poor first half with just one touch and night didn’t improve much after that. 1
2   Senior emergency.  
3 GCS Gave his forwards some chances but not a big factor. 4
4 WB Made enough mistakes to ensure his name comes up at selection. 3
5 Frem The Blues would have liked more from someone with his pace on the big ground. 3
6   Calf.  
7   Got around the ball and broke lines at times. Among the Blues’ best.  
8 VFL Worked hard between the arcs but 12 disposals not a huge return.
9   Suspended.  
10   Suspended.  
11   Suspended.  
12 VFL Returned from suspension to grab five clearances and two goals. Handy.
13 VFL Bye.
14 VFL Two goals, two score assists and some handy link play. Steady
15 VFL Tried hard but not a lot came off for him. Small chance for a recall.
16 VFL Four inside-50s, four rebounds and buzzed around the field well. Recall?
17 WCE Kicked a nice goal in second term and did a few good things. 5
18 Syd Steady effort. Highlight of day was an impressive second-quarter goal. 4
19 Haw Used both in attack and down back and provided some real energy. 6
20 StK Started as a defensive forward on Montagna and failed to curtail him. Dirty day overall. 3
21 Bris Played in bursts in middle of game. Had one touch in both first and last terms. 5
22 Melb Morphed into Jimmy Buckley. Best game of 2016 and each goal a dagger through Dees. 7
23 Ess Made some mistakes but won a bit of the pill and had a dip. Classy goal late. 6

2015 Season

Played for : Carlton

1    
2    
3 VFL Quiet day with just 16 touches and a goal.
4 StK Good battle with Lonie until he limped off. Ran hard and desperately. 5
5 Coll Hurried efforts in early stages turned over the ball in bad places. 4
6 Bris Intensity good but has to work on decision making and skill. Subbed out. 4
7 VFL 12 possessions and wasn’t a big factor.
8 Geel Sub. Decision start him as sub was baffling. Zero tackles. 1
9 Syd Sub. Tough circumstances to come on. First kick was a soccer goal. 2
10 Adel Attacked the ball well at times and just needs more senior game time. 5
12 Port Attacked the game well from the back half and used the ball well. 5
13 GCS One running goal a highlight of an even effort. Just needs to keep playing. 4
14 WB Did some good things and pressed forward for a handy goal. 5
15 Rich Attempted to take the game on when he could and did what he could. 6
16 Frem An attacking player with Ballantyne out of the action. 6
17 Haw Nightmare evening but stood up reasonably well on Rioli. 2
18 NM Reported early but didn’t seemed affected. One of few to run game out. 6
19 Coll Gave some run out of defence but had plenty of worries defensively. 5
20 Bris Had the job guarding Taylor who was relatively quiet. 6
21 Melb Helped keep Garlett statless in first half and rebounded with some zest. 7
22 GWS Latched onto Palmer and provided some rebound but was loose at times. 5
23 Haw Good battle with Puopolo and gave as good as he got. 6

2014 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 PM Strong game before being rested with a tight hamstring.
2 Rich Showed much needed run off half back and definitely has a place. 7
3 Ess Tried hard but made some mistakes by foot. Could not question commitment. 5
4 Melb Kid found the going tough and made some mistakes. Great experience. 2
5   Late withdrawal.  
6 WCE Energised the team and kicked a crucial goal in the final term 6
7 Coll Lively kid whose ball winning not always rewarded. A player. 7
8 StK Rebound from half-back steady in first half then faded as game dragged on. 5
10 Adel Giving Cameron a touch-up until ankle injury in third term and subbed out. 3
11 Bris Had the job on Taylor and not particularly noticeable. 3
12 VFL Kicking was a touch scrappy but did some nice things.
13   Hand.  
14   Hand.  
15   Hand.  
16   Hand.  
17   Hand.  
18 VFL Impressed early (nine touches), then injured hamstring.
19   Hamstring.  
20   Hamstring.  
21   Hamstring.  
22   Hamstring.  
23   Hamstring.  
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2013 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 PM In and out of the game and did some nice things.
2 VFL Great first half help set the tone. A bit quiet late.
3 Geel Sub. On second term and kicked goal 18 seconds in. Great experience. 2
4 VFL In and out of the game. Just fair.
5 VFL Used the ball well and finished smartly with two goals.
6 VFL Pushed forward for two goals. Lively effort.
7 VFL Bye.
8 VFL Worked industriously in midfield without starring on the day.
9 VFL Bye.
10 VFL Came on after half time and struggled to get into the game.
11 VFL Battled gamely in midfield but was swamped by Cats run.
12 VFL Good effort in the Blues midfield. Played his part in win.
13 VFL Started well and had a hand in many attacking moves. Faded late.
14 VFL In and out of the game but was clean in possession and kicked a goal.
15 VFL Drifted in and out of the game but was clean in possession.
16 VFL Bye.
17 VFL Worked into the game to play his part. Late shoulder injury.
18   Senior emergency.  
19 VFL Worked into the game after a slow start. Solid outing.
20 VFL In and out of the game on the wing. Smart with ball in hand though.
21   Rested.  
22   Rested.  
23    
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2012 Season

Played for : Carlton

5 VFL First game back and needed the run.
7 VFL Tried hard in close but didn’t get much room.
8 VFL Impressive effort with four goals.
10 VFL Battled to get into the game.
12 VFL Two goals and tried hard throughout.
13 VFL Did some eye-catching things but was quiet at times too.
14 VFL Struggled to make an impact.
15 VFL Did a few nice things but not a major contributor.
17 VFL Struggled to get into the game to any degree.
18 VFL Burst in and out of the game and had a go.
19 VFL Slow start but worked into the game. Tackled well.
20 VFL Tried hard but was brushed off the ball a few times.
21 VFL Kicked three important goals. Going OK.
22 VFL Started strongly, influence waned after quarter time.