Kayle KIRBY

#27   Collingwood

Age: 21yr 1mth Games: 1 Born: Oct 26, 2020
Height: 182cm Weight: 89kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Picked late in the draft as an x-factor forward, but may take time to be AFL-ready and will be made to earn a debut.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4 VFL Barely sighted. Just a handful of touches.
5   Didn’t play for Collingwood VFL.  
6 VFL Exciting youngster marked strongly, applied pressure and added three goals. Progressing at a solid pace.
7 VFL Just the one goal and was quiet for long patches. 10 possessions.
8 VFL Booted three goals and was a threat inside attacking 50.
9 VFL Booted three goals and was tough for the Hawks defenders to get a handle on.
10   Bye.  
11 VFL Loves playing against Sandringham. Booted six match-winning goals and tackled hard in attack.
12 VFL Sat on by Casey defence and battled to break free. Did kick two goals, but not the same impact.
13   Bye.  
14 VFL Booted three goals and was dangerous in the front half.
15 VFL Didn’t get much of the ball – just five touches, but booted two goals.
16 VFL Booted another bag of four goals and was a menace for the Cats defence.
17 VFL Clashed with teammates on some leading patterns, but had a purple patch late in the game.
18 VFL Tough day in crowded forward line but he kept plugging away and was rewarded with two goals. Confidence player.
19 VFL Showed his footy nous kicking three goals from just seven kicks.
20 VFL Relished being under the roof. Five goals to extend his Frosty Miller lead.
21 VFL Would have been expected to fill his boots against the Roosters, but just one goal.
22 VFL Burst to life in the final term to end with three goals.
23 Melb Had Jetta early on in his debut. Looked likely at stages, but ended up goalless and lost the Frosty Miller Medal. 1