Eric HIPWOOD

#30   Brisbane

Age: 22yr 2mth Games: 30 Born: Sep 13, 2020
Height: 203cm Weight: 90kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Kicked a goal from seven touches against Dogs after overcoming slightly interrupted pre-season. Getting back.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1 GCS Looked dangerous at times and booted a huge third quarter goal to halt Suns momentum. 4
2 Ess Dropped several marks in first golf before finding his marking mojo in the third term. Missed two set shots in last quarter. 4
3 StK Couldn’t get into the game at all in attack. 1
4 Rich Never comfortable against Rance or Astbury. First goal came after dropping a simple chest mark. Second was from a 50m penalty. 4
5 WB Three first-term goals then copped injury late in second term. Returned but couldn’t impact the flow of the game. 5
6 Port Tough night with just four possessions, though still managed a couple of goals. 3
7 Syd Fellow forwards kept flying against him early. Buffeted off the ball too easily at times and ended in back half. No impact. 2
8 Haw Showed glimpses of his huge potential. As game wore on, gained confidence and cracked packs. Inaccurate kicking let him down. 4
9 Adel Provided a target but never able to have any real influence in attack. 4
10 Coll Mark and goal of the day in first term then that was his day done. Only touched ball two times after quarter time. 2
11   Bye.  
12 Frem Struggled. Two disposals until half time in conditions that didn’t suit. Third quarter goal prevented it be a disaster. 4
13 Port Kicked two great goals either side of three quarter time, the first on his right after running along the wing, the second a long bomb. 6
14 GWS Battled hard and made to work well up the ground at times to gather possessions. Only one goal but far from the worst. 5
15 Ess Started well and posed biggest threat in attack with four goals. Huge future ahead for the young forward 7
16 Geel Big grab and goal in first term and drilled 60m goal in third quarter, but otherwise starved of opportunities. 4
17 Rich Only broke free a few times, but Tigers paid him plenty of respect. 4
18 Carl Kept presenting and proved troublesome for Jones. Bagged two goals including a 50m bomb. 5
19   Managed.  
20 WB The key forward, rather than stay inside 50m, played up the ground. The ploy worked well and maybe it’s a new role for the ‘eel’. 6
21 GCS Showed his superb kicking skills with 60m pass to Lester who goaled. Again used as roaming centre half forward with effect. 5
22 Melb Athletic forward roamed about for 10 touches and one goal. Five marks but no tackles. 3
23   Knee.  

2016 Season

1   Played in NEAFL trial against Gold Coast.  
2 NEAFL Used in the back half and was OK, but Swans’ supply was too good.
3 NEAFL Plenty of the ball in defence but kicking at times was sloppy.
4 NEAFL Was under siege in the back half but stood tall on many occasions.
5 NEAFL Not his best outing down back but will learn from it.
6 NEAFL Spent time playing at both ends in the wet. Kicked a goal.
7 NEAFL Bye.
8 NEAFL Went forward this week to boot four goals. Showed great versatility.
9 NEAFL Quiet game in the front half with just eight touches and a goal.
10   Impressed again in attack with four goals. Agility for a big man eye-catching.  
11 NEAFL Ineffective up forward then swung into the ruck. Not his day.
12 NEAFL Kicked two goals and was handy at times but needs to lift.
13 WCE First gamer who has a raking kick. Needs to put on 10kg to be a permanent forward. 4
14 Rich Three smart goals and showed a bit as a marking forward in his second game. Shone bright. 6
16 GCS Presented well and rewarded with four goals. 6
17 GWS Always presented as a target in attack even if he did finish with only one goal. 6
18 Ess Did some outstanding things – including brilliant snap goal. Lions will be thrilled with development. 6
19 Port Got his hands cleanly to the ball several times but couldn’t complete marks. 2
20 Adel Stood tall up forward, needs to tidy up kicking for goal and long run-up. 6
21 Carl Should have kicked two goals after constantly presenting himself as a target. 4
22 Geel Big string bean struggled but flashed his talent momentarily. Two marks, six kicks. 2
23 StK Rarely sighted and didn’t live up to expectations. 3