Jonathon GRIFFIN


Age: 33yr 7mth Games: 97 Born: Jan 14, 2021
Height: 201cm Weight: 101kg Position:

2017 Digest:   An effective ruck foil to Sandilands in the first two JLT matches and showed no ill effects of previous achilles niggle.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 Geel Tandem ruck team with Sandilands. Didn't impact around the ground like coach would have liked. 3
2 Port Played predominantly forward for one goal, and gave Sandilands a chop out in the Dockers forward 50. 4
3 WAFL Good effort in the ruck in rotation with Darcy. Got his hands to the ball first at stoppages.
4 WAFL Did the bulk of the ruckwork to end with 43 hitouts and 12 possessions. Solid.
5 WAFL Bye.
6 WAFL Rotated between the ruck and attack. 34 hitouts and five marks. Steady.
7 WAFL Steady game in the ruck, but didn’t have much of a say when the ball hit the deck.
8 WAFL Played his part in the ruck with 29 possessions and a goal. Fair.
9 WAFL Rucked well in big win over Perth. 36 hitouts and pushed forward for two goals.
10 Adel Did a reasonable job in the ruck in the absence of Aaron Sandilands but still not good enough to stop Sam Jacobs. 4
11 Coll Beaten early but fought back and had a crack. 6
12 Bris Won the hit-out count against Martin but Brisbane won the clearances. Also Martin won the general play duel. 5
13   Bye.  
14   Calf.  
15 WAFL Okay without being at his absolute best with 31 hitouts.
16 WAFL Gave Peel first use of the ball with 49 hitouts. Kicked a goal too.
17 WAFL Dominated in the ruck with 45 hitouts and presented well. One of Peel's best.
18 WAFL Good battle in the ruck and finished with 43 hitouts. Followed up well around the contest and 11 marks showcased that aspect of his game.
19 WAFL Played in the ruck and spent some time forward. Follow-up work was good and he was especially strong in the ruck.
20 GCS Fought hard and kicked a goal during the third term. 4
21   Senior emergency.  
22 WAFL Excellent in the ruck. Provided a strong contest and was very good late.
23 Ess Showed some forward craft with two majors and was handy in the ruck duels. 6

2016 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WB Teamed with Clarke in ruck and had a bit of success in hitout duels. Fair. 4
2 WAFL Controlled ruck with 36 hit outs and 12 possessions.
3 WAFL Best ruckman in game with 36 hit outs, seven good marks.
4 NM Tried valiantly to negate Goldstein’s influence in the ruck. Beaten but not disgraced. 5
5 Carl Kicked a goal, competed in the air. Gave the team a presence. 6
6 Adel Battled well against Jacobs and pushed forward for a goal in the last term. 5
7 GWS A strong game in the ruck. Had a presence and won the ball too. 7
8 Haw Main ruckman did OK and kicked important goal just before half time. 5
9 Rich Laid six tackles so tried to do more than just win hit-outs. 4
10 StK Helped his midfielders to get first use in Freo comeback. Shaded by Hickey overall. 5
11 Ess Booted a goal but Leuenberger was the most dangerous ruckman. 5
12   Hamstring.  
13   Hamstring.  
14   Hamstring.  
15   Hamstring.  
16 Melb Lowered colours in ruck to Gawn as expected. Tried hard but outclassed. 3
17 Geel Great early but faded as the game wore on. Didn’t take a mark for the night. 3
18 GCS Little influence around the ground though managed to boot a goal. 3
19 WAFL No great impact with 11 touches, 30 hit outs and just two marks.
20 WAFL Worked hard for 13 disposals, 14 hit outs, two goals.
21 WAFL Bye.
22 GWS Tried hard in the ruck but failed to impact around the ground. 4
23 WAFL Little impact as key forward with four touches and a goal.

2015 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WAFL Dominated ruck with 14 touches and 35 hit outs.
2 WAFL Decent showing in the ruck with 12 touches and 27 hit outs.
3 WAFL Good showing in the ruck with 17 touches, 32 hit outs.
4 WAFL Solid in the ruck with eight touches and 24 hit outs.
5 WAFL Battled away in the ruck with 14 touches, 33 hit outs and two goals.
6   Senior emergency.  
7 WAFL Worked hard in the ruck with 12 touches and 38 hit outs.
8 WAFL Bye.
9 WAFL Good battle with Mark Seaby and ended up with 12 touches and 27 hit outs.
10   Injured.  
11 WAFL Good again in ruck with 15 disposals, 24 hit outs, two goals.
12 WAFL Bye.
13 WAFL Worked hard for 39 hitouts but just had six touches.
14 WAFL Terrific in the ruck with 11 possessions, 35 hit outs and two goals.
15 WAFL Dominated the ruck with 13 disposals, 31 hit outs and three goals.
16 Carl Did OK in his AFL return. Kicked a goal and held his own in the ruck. 4
17 Rich Shared ruck duties and was a marking target in attack. Fair. 5
18 GWS His ruckwork and forward play gives the team a better look. 5
19 StK Back-up added to tall timber down forward and chimed in with two goals 5
20 WCE Rucked well and kicked a goal. 5
21 NM Tarrant picked him up at start. Contributed two goals and better in later stages. 4
22 Melb Not as good as in previous weeks. 3
23   Hamstring.  
QF   Hamstring.  
PF Haw Big man did plenty of good work with two goals but shocking miss at crucial stage. 5

2014 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1   Knee.  
2   Knee.  
3 WAFL Solid return with six touches and 16 hit outs in first game back.
4 WAFL Finding form and fitness with 14 disposals, 12 hit outs.
5 WAFL Struggled despite finishing with 30 hit outs.
6 WAFL Best game of year with 17 disposals, 11 marks, 17 hit outs.
7 WAFL Good in the ruck with 14 touches, seven marks, 41 hit outs.
8 WAFL Dominant in ruck with 47 hit outs.
9 WAFL Dominated the ruck with 31 hit outs.
10 WAFL Bye.
11 WAFL Bye.
12 WAFL 14 touches and 25 hit outs in the ruck against former team.
13 WAFL Good with 17 touches, 26 hit outs, nine marks as No. 1 ruckman.
14 WAFL 10 touches and 47 hit outs in dominant ruck showing.
15 WAFL Strong in the ruck with 21 disposals, 29 hit outs.
16 WAFL Just eight possessions, 19 hit outs in the ruck.
17 WAFL 17 touches and 38 hit outs in good battle with Mark Seaby.
18 StK No impact at all in ruck and subbed off on third term. 1
19 WAFL Solid in ruck with 14 touches, 33 hit outs and a goal.
20 WAFL Solid in the ruck with 15 touches, nine marks, 33 hit outs.
21 WAFL 12 touches, five marks and 31 hit outs in the ruck.
22 WAFL Battled hard for 15 touches and 21 hit outs.
23 WAFL Strong showing with 20 touches, 28 hit outs, six marks.
QF   Late withdrawal.  

2013 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WCE Outstanding effort in the absence of Sandilands. Ran himself into the ground. 2
2 WB Imposed himself on the game. Fine performance. 8
3 Ess Only five taps to advantage and like many teammates was good early then quietened. 5
4 Haw Lowered his colors to Bailey. First down performance of the season. 3
5 Rich Excellent game both in the ruck and around the ground. 7
6 GCS Drifted forward to kick three goals and was the dominant big man. 7
7 Coll Did his knee early and will require a reconstruction. 1
8   Knee.  
9   Knee.  
10   Knee.  
11   Knee.  
12   Knee.  
13   Knee.  
14   Knee.  
15   Knee.  
16   Knee.  
17   Knee.  
18   Knee.  
19   Knee.  
20   Knee.  
21   Knee.  
22   Knee.  
23   Knee.  
QF   Knee.  
PF   Knee.  
GF   Knee.  

2012 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WAFL Dominant ruck performance. 17 disposals, 23 hitouts.
2 WAFL Took nine marks, 18 hit outs and two goals for Sharks.
3 WAFL Eight touches and 31 hit outs for East Fremantle.
5 Carl Stood in for Sandilands and tried hard but was outnumbered. 3
6 GCS Won the hit-out count but needed to get more involved around the ground. 3
8 WAFL 16 possessions, 10 marks, 34 hit outs for East Freo.
9 WCE Subbed out as the team looked for run. 3
11 Rich Kicked goal of year contender, battled manfully after Sandilands went down. 6
13 Ess Freo won the clearances. That’s a huge positive. 6
14 Coll Only five hit outs to advantage and not a lot of influence around the ground. 4
15 WB Won 37 hit-outs to be leading ruckman. Set up Pavlich with one great pass. 6
16 Melb Got better after Jamar went off and had 11 hit outs to advantage. 6
17 GWS Took strong marks, rucked well and had 20 possessions. Played well. 7
18 Port Deputising beautifully for the injured Sandilands with 24 hit-outs. 5
19 WCE Lost the hit outs but nullified West Coast’s advantage. 6
20 Adel Great dual with Jacobs; the ex-Crow is filling in admirably for Sandilands. 6
23 Melb Kicked two goals to show he can play forward as well as ruck. 5
EF WAFL 16 possessions, six marks, 20 hit-outs for East Frem.
PF WAFL Outstanding in grand final with 14 touches, 46 hit outs and three goals.