Kurt HEATHERLEY

#34   Hawthorn

Age: 24yr 10mth Games: 5 Born: Jan 01, 2021
Height: 193cm Weight: 91kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Limited game time in both JLT matches and quiet. Will start year in VFL but will keep senior incumbents honest.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4   Achilles.  
5   Achilles.  
6 VFL Worked hard down back after injury layoff. 17 possessions and made some good spoils.
7 VFL Did his job fairly well in the defensive half to help keep the Cats at bay.
8 VFL Stood tall at times down back against Tiger talls. Ready to come in if needed.
9 Coll Ex-Kiwi in his second AFL appearance again proved a handy addition to the defence. 5
10   Senior emergency.  
11 VFL Stuck to his guns in big task on Lisle. Had some good spoils at key moments.
12 VFL Excellent effort down back. Won a mountain of ball and helped keep the Roosters at bay.
13   Bye.  
14 VFL Slaughtered early by Weideman, but settled down after half time.
15 Coll Quiet one in terms of possessions (15) but great experience for the youngster. Played a variety of roles. 4
16 GWS Strong courageous mark in defence. Doesn’t mind the tough stuff and with time in the senior side will benefit. 5
17 Geel Young defender found Dangerfield to a nightmare match up and had to be moved. Tried hard but impact limited. 3
18 VFL Pretty solid considering the conditions didn't suit him. Defensive actions were really strong all day.
19 VFL Got involved really well, set up scoring chains, spoiled well and his defensive actions were good.
20 VFL Did well enough down back and took some nice intercept marks.
21 VFL Competed well down back on McKernan and others.
22 VFL Had a tough time with Lisle who booted four goals.
23 VFL Played a strong game in defence limiting the Blues tall forwards.

2016 Season

1   Played in VFL trial against Sandringham.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Casey.  
3 VFL Good defensive game on dangerous Zebra talls.
4 VFL Defended well and kicked a long goal. Concussed in second term though.
5 VFL Stood up well when Coburg made their surges into attack.
6 VFL Did what he had to do down back without much fuss.
7 VFL Bye.
8 VFL Battled away down back but had trouble at times with Bees’ talls.
9 VFL Up and down day in the back half. Spoilt well at times.
10 VFL Bye.
11 VFL Handy enough down back but wasn’t posed too many questions.
13 VFL Marked well down back to halt Cats’ attacks and battled hard all day.
14 VFL Held his own in key-position role down back to be among Box Hill’s best.
15 VFL Bye.
16 VFL OK in back half in close loss to Williamstown.
17 VFL He could have thrown a stick at the ground and missed. Couldn’t hit targets.
18 VFL OK down back in defeat. Marked well and positioned himself cleverly.
19 VFL Defended well for the most part but team was swamped late.
20 Melb Debutant didn’t disgrace himself. Used ball well when he got it and looked steady. 4
21 VFL Excellent effort in defence to help keep the Zebras at arms length.
22 VFL Worked hard down back to help keep Box Hill in the contest. Strong game.
23 VFL Did well again in defence. Getting better with each passing week.
QF    
SF    

2015 Season

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3 VFL Used down back and was handy.
4 VFL Competed hard down back to keep Coburg at bay.
5 VFL Bye.
6 VFL Got more of the ball this week – 19 disposals down back.
7 VFL Fair down back but was beaten a few times.
8 VFL Good contributor in development league win.
9 VFL Minimal output down back until injured.
10 VFL Had hands full down back at times.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Continues to improve in defence. Coming along nicely.
13 VFL Used at both ends to varying effect. Serviceable.
14 VFL Continued to develop in defence. Competed strongly in the air.
15 VFL Competed well again down back and drifted forward.
16 VFL Did well again down back. Took some good marks.
17 VFL Did well at times down back. Continues to improve.
18 VFL Not his best outing. Lowered colors for rare occasion this year.
19 VFL Defended well when required in big win over Casey.
20 VFL Did his job down back without much fuss.
21   Didn’t play for Box Hill.  
22 VFL OK down back but also made some mistakes.
23 VFL Had a down few moments, but fought on well enough.
QF VFL Bye.
SF VFL Did fairly well down back opposed to Sandy talls.
PF VFL Battled hard down back. Not the worst by a longshot.
GF    

2014 Season

1   Box Hill didn’t play.  
2 VFL Defended strongly and looks a nice prospect.
3 VFL Did some handy things but wasn’t a big factor.
4 VFL Beaten in defence but will have learned a bit.
5 VFL Did well down back.
6 VFL Developing well in the back half.
7   Rested.  
8 VFL Bye.
9 VFL Did some good things down back. Coming along well.
10 VFL Defended solidly and got a bit of ball on the rebound.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Strong over the ball early. Ended with 15 possessions.
13   Rested.  
14   Rested.  
15 VFL Bye.
16   Rested.  
17   OK in development league loss to Werribee.  
18 VFL Solid in defence in development league win.
19 VFL Battled away in development league defeat.
20 VFL Slow start but picked up tempo better after main break.
21 VFL Minimal impact but showed a bit in patches.
22 VFL Did some nice things in defence. Clearly still learning.
23 VFL Still learning aspects of the game but showed a bit.
QF VFL Bye.
SF VFL Still learning caper and finals win will be a good experience.
PF VFL OK at times down back but also made some errors.
GF