Jason ASHBY

#14  

Age: 25yr 3mth Games: 12 Born: May 16, 2021
Height: 187cm Weight: 84kg Position: DEF

2016 Digest:   Promising pre-season form translated into only a handful of senior games. Defender and midfielder who now needs to seize his chances.

2016 NAB Cup:   Showed aggression and solid at contests in first two games before getting injured.

2016 Season

Played for : Essendon

1   Knee.  
2   Knee.  
3   Knee.  
4 VFL Returned after a knee injury and will be better for the run.
5 VFL Confidence boosting effort with 22 disposals. Finding his feet.
6 VFL Slowly finding feet after interrupted pre-season. Played across back and was solid.
7 VFL Quiet one playing a variety of roles. Looking for some form.
8 VFL Two inside-50s and five rebound 50s coming off half back. Finding his feet after slow start.
9 VFL 12 contested possessions, four tackles and four rebound 50s. Stout performance.
10 VFL Steady enough but didn’t bang down the selection door with 16 touches.
11   Bye.  
12 VFL Worked well between the arcs but kicking efficiency let him down at times.
13 GWS Mixed good and bad down back but did enough to keep his place. 5
15 WCE Very little impact. 3
16 VFL Steady without starring. Four rebound-50s and 12 disposals.
17 VFL Did pretty well down back. Led team with five rebound 50s.
18 VFL Five rebound 50s and but only five effective kicks not enough to get too excited about.
19 VFL Bye.
20 VFL Battled away down back for three rebound 50s and seven tackles. Competed hard.
21 VFL Tried hard. Used ball well, had five inside-50s and laid five tackles.
22 VFL Seven inside-50s, five tackles and three clearances. Disposal let him down at times.
23 VFL Got around ball for three clearances and five inside-50s. OK without starring.

2015 Season

Played for : Essendon

1    
2 Haw Sub. Got stuck into his work from the moment he came on. 3
3 Carl Sub. Replaced Chapman briefly early then thrown in in third quarter. 1
4 VFL One of the better Bombers until getting injured.
5 VFL Provided solid run and rebound from the back half.
6 VFL OK in opening half before being rested in third term.
7 NM Didn’t get into the game at all from the back half. 2
8   Shoulder.  
9   Shoulder.  
10 VFL Solid across half back and provided good run.
11 VFL Good contributor with 25 touches, nine tackles.
12 VFL Bye.
13 VFL Handy effort with 15 possessions and a goal.
14 VFL In and out of game with 13 possessions.
15 Melb Started as sub and struggled with the tempo when given a chance early. 3
16 NM Lost Turner a couple of times and didn’t get much ball down back. 4
17 VFL OK down back without setting the world on fire.
18 VFL Worked diligently in defensive half.
19 VFL Did well in defence for the most part. Good effort.
20 VFL Tweaked knee in first half and looked hampered after that.
21 VFL Provided good run with 19 touches in thrilling win.
22 VFL Good in a number of roles from defence to midfield.
23 VFL 16 touches and a vital goal in win over Casey.

2014 Season

Played for : Essendon

1   OK at times. Worked hard when he didn’t have the ball.  
2 PM Provided good run from defence in practice match.
3 Carl Did well on debut and looked at home all night. 4
4 Frem Found the ball well, but efficiency wasn’t great at times. 4
5 StK Came on as sub in third quarter and got amongst it. 3
6 Coll Flitted in and out. Showed composure at times which was encouraging. 3
7 WB The sub. Had two touches in one and a half quarters. 1
8 VFL Bye.
9 VFL Played down back and was OK at best.
11 VFL 20 possessions and did lots of strong work in defence.
12 VFL Bye.
13 VFL Deployed down back and had a strong contribution.
14 VFL Played down back and was OK but made the odd error.
15 VFL OK across half back but didn’t set the world on fire.
16 VFL Strong effort at halfback with 21 touches. Bombers’ best.
17 VFL Bored in but didn’t have a big outing with just 13 touches.
18 VFL Had 21 touches but was under the pump all afternoon.
19 VFL 20 touches at half back but was in and out of the play.
20 VFL Used ball well and was among the Bombers’ best in loss.
21 VFL Composed at half back. Drifted forward for three goals.
22 VFL Gave some drive off half back but wasn’t his best outing.
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2013 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 PM Did well across half back and on a wing.
2 VFL Under the radar but ended with 27 touches. Good effort.
3 VFL Kicked a late goal and worked hard.
4   Rested.  
5 VFL Broke the lines and linked well at times through the middle.
6 VFL Barely sighted until a few nice touches in second half.
7 VFL Bye.
8 VFL Had a few good patches but was a touch quiet.
9   Senior emergency.  
10 VFL In and out of the game but needed to do more.
11 VFL In and out of the game but not a big influence.
12 VFL Struggled to cope with the Seagulls more mature bodies.
13 VFL Bye.
14 VFL Did well in close and played his role in midfield.
15 VFL Battled hard but didn’t have a big say in proceedings.
16 VFL Bye.
17 VFL Impressed with his quick hands in close. Important contribution.
18 VFL Kicked a goal and played a solid role in big win.
19   Rested.  
20 VFL Attacked the ball hard and had a go from the outset.
21 VFL Among Bombers best after half time. Showed composure under pressure.
22 VFL Not as prominent as previous weeks, but battled hard.
23 VFL Caught the eye at times and played a solid role on the day.
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