Josh DUNKLEY

#5   Western Bulldogs

Age: 22yr 7mth Games: 24 Born: Jan 09, 2021
Height: 190cm Weight: 88kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Not many kids get to play in an AFL flag in their debut season, but Dunkley did. The task is now to break into midfield mix permanently.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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3   Senior emergency.  
4 NM Lurked forward for one goal in third term. Took six marks and had three inside-50s. 4
5 Bris Three goals and string attack on the ball playing predominantly across half forward. Pleasing effort. 7
6 GWS Wayward in front of goal (0.4) which dulled his capacity to influence the contest playing as a mid-sized forward. 3
7 Rich Contested some early bounces as makeshift ruck. Popped a shoulder mid last quarter and forced off. 3
8   Shoulder.  
9   Shoulder.  
10   Shoulder.  
11   Shoulder.  
12   Shoulder.  
13   Shoulder.  
14   Shoulder.  
15   Shoulder.  
16   Shoulder.  
17   Shoulder.  
18   Shoulder.  
19   Shoulder.  
20 VFL Good effort with 24 possessions and 10 tackles in tight win.
21 GWS Playing defensive forward role but struggled to impact in any phase after being recalled to the team. 3
22 Port Played forward opposed to Bonner and Howard. Good snapped goal in third term. 4
23 Haw Played forward but I’ve seen plastic hammers do more damage than he did. Horror night. 2

2016 Season

1 Frem Got two goals and was handy on debut but kicking is look away stuff at times. 5
2 StK No real impact despite Bulldogs dominance. Quiet night. 2
3   Senior emergency.  
4 VFL Struggled to get involved in loss to Richmond VFL.
5 VFL Won a bit of the ball and was a presence around the ball all match.
6 VFL Dogs’ best with 30 disposals and immense workrate. Never stops moving.
7 VFL Six tackles to go with a nice haul of possessions. Steady throughout.
8 VFL Five marks, six tackles, two goals and a lot of the ball. Developing well.
9 VFL Good run of form continues. Six marks, four tackles and plenty of touches.
10 Coll Youngster snagged two goals and could easily have booted another. 5
11 WCE Kicked an early goal and had his moments but was generally pretty quiet. 4
12 Port Battled away in the midfield for little reward. 5
13 Geel Had some chances playing in attack but didn’t take them. Attacked the ball with vigour. 4
15   Senior emergency.  
16 VFL Won a huge amount of ball – 11 rebound 50s, six clearances 17 tackles.
17 GCS Solid four-quarter effort up forward and rotating in the midfield. 6
18 StK Tackled well and did some nice things. A definite prospect. 6
19 Geel Did some nice things roving about half forward/wing. One goal, three inside-50s. 5
20 NM Showed a willingness to work hard and keen to nail a place. 6
21 Coll Started in the middle and worked hard inside to continue good form. 6
22 Ess Tackled hard in the crushes but not damaging with the ball. 4
23 Frem Impressive. Tackled relentlessly and followed up to win the ball. 6
EF WCE Did his bit, especially in second half with two goals. 15 possessions. 5
SF Haw Started in middle and was a good ball winner but often hacked his kicks. 7
PF GWS Has prospered in the right part of the season and been a surprise packet. 7
GF Syd Began in attack and worked hard in every situation to play handy role. 5