Jayden LAVERDE

#33   Essendon

Age: 22yr 11mth Games: 23 Born: Apr 12, 2021
Height: 191cm Weight: 90kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Shoulder problems last year ruined part of his season but good against Suns. Foot injury though will delay the start to his season.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1   Ankle.  
2   Ankle.  
3   Ankle.  
4   Ankle.  
5   Ankle.  
6   Ankle.  
7   Ankle.  
8   Ankle.  
9   Ankle.  
10   Ankle.  
11   Ankle.  
12   Ankle.  
13   Ankle.  
14   Ankle.  
15 VFL Got through his return game okay. Did some things that will have pleased coaches.
16 VFL Booted three goals and missed a few other chances. Extremely lively and impressive.
17 VFL A gun performance. Six goals and 18 touches. Hard, fast and very good recovery from contest to contest.
18 NM Was quiet in his first game for the season. Better for the run and came in on the back of strong VFL form. Strong body. 4
19 WB In and out. Had a couple of touches early, but then had no impact. 2
20 VFL Bye.
21 Adel Matched up on Keath at the start and showed a couple of clever pieces of play early. 5
22 GCS Spoiled a good night with poor conversion (0.3). Defensive pressure good, laying six tackles. 4
23 Frem Just the eight possessions and struggled to get into the game. 3
EF   Senior emergency.  

2016 Season

1   Played in VFL trial against Footscray.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Richmond.  
3 VFL Solid performance rotating between inside midfield role and half forward.
4 Geel Handy contribution included an early goal but injured AC joint in second term and done for the day. 2
5   Shoulder.  
6   Shoulder.  
7   Shoulder.  
8   Shoulder.  
9   Shoulder.  
10   Shoulder.  
11   Shoulder.  
12 VFL Returned from injury netted three goals from eight kicks. Big positive.
13 VFL Didn’t star but is working back to senior footy. Five inside-50s.
14 VFL Bye.
15 VFL Six tackles but moderate in terms of possession numbers. Still finding feet.
16 StK Kicked a brilliant goal and will be a player. 4
17 Rich Bobbed up in attack with two goals and showing good movement at times as a half forward. 6
18 Bris Marked well at times at half forward and provided some help for Daniher. Going to be a player. 6
19 Adel Great tussle with Lever, and kicked two goals. 6
20 Geel Quiet first half then thrown job on Enright in second half and shut him down superbly. 5
21 GCS Led up a few times but not one of the better games he’s played. 3
22 WB Limited impact on the game but prepared to tackle and pressure. 2
23 Carl Didn’t win a lot of it but presented well and marked strongly across half forward. 5

2015 Season

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3 VFL Big knock early but did some nice things later on.
4 VFL Two goals and 16 possessions. Plenty to be excited about.
5 VFL Still learning in attack but had some good moments.
6 VFL Competed hard in front half but looks a long way off.
7 VFL Kicked a goal and was lively after half time.
8 VFL Showed athleticism at times. Getting better each week.
9   Senior emergency.  
10 VFL Provided a great mobile target with 12 marks at half forward.
11   Senior emergency.  
12 VFL Bye.
13 VFL Slow start but second half was impressive. Nine tackles.
14 VFL Burst in and out and showed a bit despite heavy defeat.
15 Melb A couple of nice glimpses on debut. Definitely something to work with. 4
16 NM Only kick for night was first career goal. Subbed out. 2
17 Port Polished youngster who has full range of skills and tackled hard. 5
18 WB Got another game of experience, which is about all you can say. Trier. 5
19 GWS Impressive first half with 13 touches, but tired quickly after main break. 6
20 Adel Great effort in beaten team. Used footy well and played with some zest. 7
21 GCS Another impressive performance. 5
22 Rich Cracked in and showed enough to give fans hope. Six tackles. 6
23 Coll Finished year with another solid display. Plenty to like about his season. 6