Jonathan O'ROURKE

#13   Hawthorn

Age: 25yr 7mth Games: 18 Born: Apr 21, 2021
Height: 184cm Weight: 80kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Great pre-Christmas block then on modified program because of injury. Available now.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1   Hamstring.  
2   Hamstring.  
3   Hamstring.  
4 VFL Impressed in midfield with his ball-winning in tight and using the ball better than he has in past years.
5 VFL Just the 14 possessions and looked to be hampered at stages. Not at his best.
6 VFL Had 27 touches and four clearances as an inside midfielder. Solid outing.
7 VFL Going well until injuring his hamstring and sitting out the remainder of the game.
8   Hamstring.  
9   Hamstring.  
10   Hamstring.  
11   Hamstring.  
12   Hamstring.  
13   Hamstring.  
14   Hamstring.  
15   Hamstring.  
16   Hamstring.  
17   Hamstring.  
18   Hamstring.  
19   Hamstring.  
20   Hamstring.  
21   Hamstring.  
22 VFL Got a bit of the ball in monitored game time on return from injury.
23 VFL Just three effective kicks, but got hands on ball well in limited game time.

2016 Season

1 Geel Won a few clearances but wasn’t a big factor overall. 4
2 WCE Wing on Gaff and was OK. Kicked a goal in the third quarter. 5
3 WB Still finding his feet in this Hawthorn unit. Could provide more. 4
4 VFL Got better as the game wore on in midfield. One of Hawks’ best.
5 VFL Struggled to break free of attention and have any impact.
6   Hamstring.  
7   Hamstring.  
8   Hamstring  
9 VFL Worked hard on return from injury to be among the better Hawks.
10 VFL Bye.
11 VFL In and out of the game after a strong start. 19 disposals but did lay four tackles.
13   Didn’t play for Box Hill Hawks.  
14   Didn’t play for Box Hill Hawks.  
15 VFL Bye.
16 VFL Did his best work on the outside. Finished with an equal team-high four inside-50s.
17 Syd Kicked a goal on three-quarter time siren but generally very quiet. 3
18 Rich Showed dash at times but wasn’t a four-quarter factor. One goal, four inside-50s. 5
19 Carl Played a role in the middle but needs to find more of the pill. 4
20 Melb Another very average effort when side needed him to step up. Nine effective disp. 4
21 VFL Had 20 touches in midfield battle to play a steady enough role.
22 VFL Good ball winner in midfield battle with 30 possessions.
23 VFL In and out of game on a wing. Failed to lay a tackle – worrying sign.

2015 Season

2 Ess OK in debut for new club. Will be content with his work, just not the result. 5
3 VFL Struggled a bit in return to VFL. Just 13 possessions.
4 VFL Got enough of the ball but wasn’t a star.
5 VFL Bye.
6 VFL 22 possessions in midfield. OK.
7 VFL Toiled hard in midfield and paid some good tackles.
8 VFL Played his role well in midfield. 24 possessions.
9 VFL One of his better outings. 29 possessions, nine marks.
10 VFL Best game so far with 21 disposals and three big goals.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL 17 possessions but just one tackle – needs to improve here.
13 VFL Battled to find space to move in midfield. 17 possessions.
14 VFL Better than last week with 31 possessions, eight inside 50s.
15 VFL Skirted around packs but wasn’t a major factor.
16 VFL Sloppy by foot at times but worked hard throughout.
17 Carl Got some valuable experience in the middle. OK at times with 15 eff disposals. 5
18 VFL Had 18 touches but couldn’t find space often enough.
19 VFL Couldn't break free as much as he'd like. Just 14 touches.
20   Rested.  
21 VFL Back after a week off and was a steady contributor.
22 VFL Unable to get into the game. Disappointing outing.
23 VFL In and out but ended up running the game out fairly well.
SF VFL 25 touches in midfield. Made good decisions.
PF VFL Industrious around contests but no star.

2014 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1 PM Ran with Lloyd and did a good job. Found some ball himself too.
2 NEAFL Played through the middle and made the most of his touches.
3 NEAFL Continues to improve in the midfield. Won a fair bit of ball.
4 NEAFL Best player on the ground in midfield.
5 NEAFL Bye.
6 GCS Four of his five kicks were inside 50s, preferred to handball. 4
7 Port The No.2 draft pick still finding his feet at this level, subbed out for Lamb. 4
8 NEAFL Ran hard on a wing but wasn’t able to impact the game.
9 NEAFL Bye.
10 NEAFL Very good outing with 32 disposals and six inside 50s.
11 NEAFL Will need to do more to be elevated.
12 NEAFL Very good this week with 27 disposals.
13 NEAFL 27 disposals last week, 23 this week.
14 NEAFL Bye.
15 NEAFL Impressive with 32 disposals, six clearances.
16 NEAFL Just ten touches. Well held.
17 Frem Sub. Struggled to get into game but by time he got on it was one-way traffic. 1
18 Geel Struggled to get into the game at all. Will he remain a Giant? 3
19 Rich Ran with Cotchin early and got an up-close look at how far off it he is. 3
20 NM Ran hard through midfield to play a role. One of his better performances. 5
21 Melb Looking more comfortable with every minute. Played role without fuss. 6
22 Coll Did hammy early and was subbed out. 1
23   Hamstring.  

2013 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1   Hamstring.  
2 NEAFL Returned from hammy. Took time to work into it.
3 NEAFL Good around the clearances in second game back from injury.
4 NEAFL Continuing to work back to full fitness in midfield.
5   Jaw.  
6   Jaw.  
7   Jaw.  
8   Jaw.  
9   Jaw.  
10 NEAFL Kicked a goal on return from jaw injury.
11 NEAFL Showed his talent around the ball. Good in open space.
12 NEAFL Kicked two goals and got on the end of some good play.
13 NEAFL Bye.
14 NEAFL Starred in midfield in the Giants huge win over Queanbeyan.
15 NEAFL Played at half back and provided great run and spread.
16 Syd Struggled with the speed of the game on debut. The only way is up. 2
17 NEAFL Bye.
18 NEAFL Worked hard in midfield and was very good in first half.
19 NEAFL Won a lot of clearances and contested ball. Ran hard forward.
20 NEAFL Not as prominent as past weeks in midfield.
21   Rested.  
22   Shoulder.  
23   Shoulder.