Age: 34yr 10mth Games: 129 Born: Oct 10, 2020
Height: 188cm Weight: 80kg Position: DEF/FWD
Dream Team Profile

2015 Digest:   A smart player who understands the game as well as anyone going around. After his “almost” retirement his body is being managed through pre-season and will spend more time at half back in 2015.

2015 NAB Cup:   After deciding to continue playing has been closely managed during pre-season.

2015 Season

Played for : Essendon

1   Back.  
2   Back.  
3   Back.  
4   Back.  
5   Back.  
6   Back.  
7   Back.  
8   Back.  
9   Back.  
10 VFL Got through return unscathed in Bombers’ big win.
11 VFL Worked into game well to press claims for senior return.
12 VFL Bye.
13 Haw Couldn’t get into the game at all and offered little to the cause. 2
14   Shin.  
15   Shin.  
16   Shin.  
17   Shin.  
18   Shin.  
19   Shin.  
20   Shin.  
21   Shin.  
22   Shin.  
23   Shin.  

2014 Season

Played for : Essendon

1   Hamstring.  
2 PM Slow start after injury but got better as the game wore on.
3 Carl Kicked four goals playing in a deep forward role. 7
4 Frem Played deep in attack and was starve for opportunity. 3
5   Soreness.  
6 Coll Had chances to kick more than one goal but lacked a bit of touch. 4
7 WB Lucky to escape injury late. Kicked a third term goal. 4
8   Knee.  
9   Knee.  
10   Knee.  
11 Rich Played mostly inside attacking 50. Didn’t really have an impact before being subbed. 2
12   Rested.  
13 Melb Minimal impact in front half. Disappointing output. 2
14 Adel Gave the forward line some oomph. Two goals. 7
15   Suspended.  
16 Port Surprisingly played the entire match in defence and was good. 7
17 Coll Collected the ball at will in defence and among best for Dons. Subbed off late. 7
18 WB Used down back with success again and used ball well. Chipped in with sealing goal. 7
19 Syd In defence was down compared to recent form. 4
20 Rich Started as spare in defence then went to attack late and goaled. Cramping late. 5
21 WCE Made a difference when sent forward. Two important goals in third. Cramped late. 7
22 GCS Used forward and back but not a great day. Only five effective disposals. 3
23 Carl Set his team alight after a tardy start. Good rebound and nice use. 6
EF NM Initially picking up Ziebell when he went forward. Thrown into attack later. 5

2013 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 PM Massive second quarter suggests he’s ready.
2 VFL Sublime! Eight goals in three quarters. A cut above.
3 VFL Ready to return after playing mostly in midfield.
4 StK Big cheer when he came on as a sub and got a few touches. 1
5 Coll Back to his classy best at half forward. Three goals and created a few more. 8
6   Rested.  
7 Geel Well beaten by Guthrie and couldn’t get into the game at all. 2
8 Bris Didn’t get into the contest at all playing up forward. 3
9 Rich Provided a target inside 50 and was useful on the lead. 5
10 Syd Handy with his run and pace and kicked a ripper long goal. 6
11 Carl Went to Walker and featured prominently in second half. 6
12 GCS Used across half back with modest success. Ball use was good, however. 6
14 WCE Dangerous early and three goals was a handy input. 6
15 Port Chimed in with three critical goals roaming half forward. Important effort. 6
16 WB Ended with four goals to be one of the difference-makers. 8
17   Soreness.  
18   Soreness.  
19   Soreness.  
20 WCE Two early goals and looked the most likely Bomber until hammy went and was subbed. 4
21   Hamstring.  
22   Hamstring.  
23   Hamstring.  

2012 Season

Played for : Essendon

15 VFL Got through his first game back OK.
16 VFL First game back and got through OK. Looked good.
17 VFL OK without being a star. Got some more match fitness.
18 Haw Goaled in his return game, but at least had excuse for looking rusty. 3
19 Adel Kicked four goals in only his second game back from a knee reconstruction. 7