#25   Adelaide

Age: 30yr 3mth Games: 78 Born: Aug 25, 2020
Height: 186cm Weight: 93kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Groin soreness interrupted his pre-season. Didn't play in JLT Series and will likely need to see some SANFL game time.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

2   Hamstring.  
3   Hamstring.  
4   Hamstring.  
5   Hamstring.  
6   Hamstring.  
7   Hamstring.  
8   Hamstring.  
9 SANFL Put in a solid performance on the comeback trail.
10 SANFL Wonderful effort in back half with a swag of intercept marks.
11 SANFL Only collected five disposals and had virtually no impact.
12 SANFL Bolstered his hopes of an recall after an impassable display in defence.
13   Bye.  
14 SANFL Reliable down back, mopping up with minimum fuss.
15   Hamstring.  
16   Hamstring.  
17   Hamstring.  
18 SANFL Didn’t put a foot wrong down back in a seamless return from hamstring injury.
19   Suspended.  
20   Suspended.  
21   Suspended.  
22 SANFL Back from suspension and back to his best. 23 touches and numerous intercept marks in tricky, windy conditions.
23 SANFL Solid marking, sweeping effort in losing cause.

2016 Season

1 NM Under-sized at times on Ben Brown but held his own. Not much offensive output. 4
2 Port Didn’t have much opposition to deal with as most Port forwards struggled. 5
3 Rich Strong game in the defensive half. Swapped between a few opponents but attacked ball hard. 6
4 Syd Had the better of Robinson but struggled against Heeney. 4
5 Haw Toiled honestly against his old side. 5
6 Frem Kept Mayne to one goal, job done. 6
7 WB Had a variety of opponents to contend with and was horrific. Plugged away to best of his ability. 4
8 Geel Reads the play well, but not involved enough. 4
9 GCS Kept opponent quiet and bobbed up when he needed to. 4
10 GWS Completely shut out Johnson. 7
11 StK One of the few Crows defenders outplayed by his opponent. 4
12 WCE He and Brown did a great job on LeCras. 6
14 NM Unlucky to have Thomas kick three goals on him. 5
15 Melb Garlett troubled him as did Watts. Struggled to find the right match-up. 3
16 Carl Battled away across half back and thwarted a number of Blue forward forays. 6
17 Coll Did the marking job on whichever Collingwood midfielder went forward. 5
18 Geel Defended pretty well when caught one-on-one. Solid performance. 6
19 Ess Unflappable defender, took several uncontested intercept marks in defence. 7
20 Bris Towelled up Schache and won plenty of his own footy. 7
21 Frem Rolled through several forwards. Did his job. 5
22 Port Aaron Young got the better of him with three goals. 5
23 WCE One of the few Crows to turn in a good performance. 7
EF NM Under-sized on Daw and it hurt him at times. Still played a role down back. 6
SF Syd Out-muscled down back. Battled hard but not a factor. 4

2015 Season

1 NM Excellent debut from the ex-Hawk, was masterful as the third tall defender. 6
2 Coll Serviceable down back and marked strongly. Used it well. 6
3   Hamstring.  
4   Hamstring.  
5 Port Unfortunately given the tough task to mind Schulz, and was actually OK. 4
6 GCS Held his own against bigger opponents and rebound was good. 6
7 StK Started on Bruce but was outplayed. 5
8 GWS Had a troublesome afternoon in minding the athletic McCarthy. 4
9 Frem Staking his claim as the recruit of the year so far. 7
10 Carl Undersized at times on Henderson, Casboult or Kreuzer. Battled. 3
12 Haw Classy defender celebrated his 50th AFL game. 6
13 Bris Forgettable start when Bourke kicked two early goals. Good otherwise. 5
14   Back.  
15   Back.  
16 SANFL Had a quiet afternoon in return from injury.
17 SANFL Played lockdown and effectively quelled Bloods star Beech.
18 SANFL Outstanding in defence. His intercept marking was a feature.
19 SANFL Disappointing in tricky conditions.
20 SANFL Polished with 23 disposals, six rebound 50s from last line in defence.
21 SANFL Wonderful in defence, intercepting and rebounding brilliantly.
22 SANFL Excellent job down back. 17 disposals and regular intercept marks.
EF WB Matched on Grant at start. Did some crucial defensive work late in the game. 6
SF Haw On Schoenmakers at start and did a fair job without starring. 5

2014 Season

Played for : Hawthorn

1 Bris Massive task on Brown. Tried hard but outsized in a lot of contests. 3
2 Ess Gave away 11cm to Carlisle but stuck to the task brilliantly. 6
3 Frem Given big job on Pavlich and stuck to his guns. 5
4 GCS Again had jobs on taller forwards but happy to do it to get a game. 6
5 Geel Gave away 10cm and 15kg to Hawkins (five goals) and got monstered. 3
6 VFL Responded well to senior omission.
7 VFL Best for Box Hill in defence with 28 disposals, five marks.
8 Syd Under-sized on Tippett then Franklin. Coach is just killing him with match-ups. 4
10 VFL Had 17 touches and was dependable as always in defence.
11 GWS Great job on Patton and used his speed to get off his opponent when he could. 5
12 WCE Part of a backline that rarely looked like losing control of the Eagles. 5
13 Carl Battled Waite and again rose to the challenge. Played him brilliantly. 6
14 VFL Played on Fitzpatrick and got a lot of aerial support.
15 VFL Bye.
16 VFL Led Box Hill with 23 disposals down back. Among best.
17 VFL Didn’t get a lot of the ball but was strong in defence.
18 VFL Solid as a rock in defence. 23 touches.
19 VFL Blanketed Lynch in Pies’ front half. 26 touches too.
20 VFL OK but then really stood tall in final term under siege.
21 VFL Not as prominent this week but did his job.
22 VFL OK in defence but wasn’t a standout game.
23 VFL Resolute down back often chopping off Port attacks.
SF VFL Quieter than normal but pressed forward for second-term goal.
PF VFL Didn’t have his usual impact dropping off in defence.

2013 Season

Played for : Hawthorn

1   Rested.  
2 VFL Solid display at half back with 20 possessions.
3 VFL Stood out in defence with his courage and attack on the ball.
4 VFL OK at half back but not overly influential.
5 VFL Stood Edwards, who kicked five, but never gave in.
6 VFL Rarely beaten down back. A rock in Hawks defence.
7 VFL Bye.
8 VFL Defended strongly at half back and provided good drive.
9 GCS Desperate to stake a claim. Stint on Ablett was a stretch for him. 4
10 Melb Sub. Joined the party with six touches from half back. 1
12 VFL Directed traffic well at half-back. Good at this level.

13 VFL Solid across half back all day. Marshaled the troops.
14 VFL Had his hands full with Addison who ended with four goals.
15 VFL Intercepted well down back (seven marks) and shut down Paine.
16 Port Late call up for Franklin and justified his position with a solid display. 5
17 WB Consummate defender, great closing speed. Missed a set shot from eight metres. 4
18 VFL Solid effort across half-back. Reliable at this level.
19 VFL Defended well as always. Provided good aerial support.
20 VFL Starred down back and kept Crameri quiet.
21 VFL 21 touches in defence and consistently chopped off Tiger attacks.
22 VFL Compiled yet another strong game in defence. In great form.
23 VFL Starred again with 25 possessions and nine marks across half back.
SF VFL Again did well down back. Competed hard and was rarely beaten.
PF VFL Proved impassable in the back half. Rarely gets beaten at VFL level.

2012 Season

Played for : Hawthorn

2 VFL Strong game at half back. Attacked the ball vigorously
3 Adel Couple of bad turnovers then drifted forward to kick goal. 4
4 WCE Quiet. Had five disposals. 3
5 Syd Not a major influence. Tracked McGlynn early. 4
6 VFL Good game across half back.
7 VFL Worked hard across half back.
8 VFL Swept well across half back. Consistent effort.
11 VFL Took the game on and ran hard and straight.
12 VFL Played at both ends but looked better in defence.
14 VFL Great game at half back saw him earn BOG honors.
15 GWS Late inclusion, had a lively opening term with 8 possessions. Finished with 11. 4
16 WB Subbed on to join the romp in the final quarter. 1
17 Coll Ran with Swan at times in the second half but no match. 3
18 VFL Competed well in defence but only the nine possessions.
19 VFL OK at half back but made a few costly errors.
20 VFL Had the task on Galea and more than held his own.
22 VFL One of the better performers in loss to the Gold.
23 VFL OK at half back but not his best performance.
QF VFL Strong start but influence waned after quarter time.