Lewis PIERCE

#42   St Kilda

Age: 24yr 10mth Games: 1 Born: Nov 16, 2020
Height: 203cm Weight: 104kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Has been given time and added weight to be a big young ruckman. Brief taste of AFL last year and continues to develop.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4 VFL No impact in the ruck or attack.
5 VFL Did the bulk of the ruckwork to have 21 hitouts and four marks. Needs to lift a gear or two.
6 VFL Quiet game again. Just a handful of touches and hitouts in the ruck and resting forward.
7 VFL Found some form in the development league after a lean few weeks.
8 VFL Shaded in the ruck contests by Goodwin and wasn’t able to get hands on the ball on the deck.
9 VFL Used in ruck and attack. Just fair in both roles.
10 VFL Non-factor again and looks to have taken some big steps backwards from last year's form.
11   Didn’t play for Sandringham.  
12 VFL Kicked a goal, but battled to get into the game.
13   Bye.  
14 VFL One of the best in Sandy's development league thriller over Coburg.
15 VFL had 22 hitouts and a goal. Not a star on the day, but not the worst.
16   Didn’t play for Sandringham.  
17   Didn’t play for Sandringham.  
18   Didn’t play for Sandringham.  
19   Didn’t play for Sandringham.  
20 VFL Used in a few unfamiliar roles. Hard to get a read on where he's at.
21 VFL Bye.
22 VFL Played down back and was outmatched in a role that he hasn’t played much.
23 VFL Back in the ruck and was good with 35 hitouts and also jagged a goal.

2016 Season

1   Played in VFL trial against Box Hill Hawks.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Williamstown.  
3 VFL 12 hit-outs and eight touches on a quietish day for the big man.
4 VFL. Bye.
5 VFL Did some nice things in the front half playing mainly as a tall forward.
6 VFL Played forward and in ruck opposed to Soldo was impressive. 19 hitouts.
7 VFL Good performance around the ground and relieving in the ruck. Lots to work with.
8   Senior emergency.  
9 VFL Wayward in front of goal with 1.3, but ruckwork was good once again.
10 VFL Bye.
11 VFL Shared ruck duties (15 hit-outs) and played forward where he was always a threat.
12 Carl Debutant ruck goaled with first kick. Won some taps and took a couple of marks. 4
14 VFL Teamed well in ruck with Holmes and chipped in with a goal.
15 VFL Ruck work was solid and toiled hard around the ground.
16 VFL Drifted out of the game after promising start in the ruck.
17 VFL Did a couple of nice things, but failed to hurt Port Melbourne.
18 VFL Struggled to have an impact on a windy day at Casey Fields.
19 VFL Did a bit of ruckwork, but didn’t have a big impact on the contest.
20 VFL Big man continues to impress in a number of roles. 21 touches, nine marks.
21 VFL Teamed with Longer to tackle Hawks’ rucks. OK without starring.
22 VFL Shared ruck duties with Longer to have 15 hitouts, 11 possessions.
23 VFL OK in ruck but not as influential as he can be when in attack.

2015 Season

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3 VFL Limited game time and no impact.
4 VFL Rotated through the ruck and had no impact.
5   Didn’t play for Sandringham.  
6 VFL Relieved Holmes in ruck and found going tough.
7 VFL Combined well with Holmes in ruck. 31 hitouts.
8 VFL Rucked gamely in Sandy development squad.
9 VFL Shared ruck duties but wasn’t a big factor.
10 VFL Spent more time forward and was fair. One goal.
11 VFL Six possessions and a goal to go with 11 hitouts.
12 VFL Bye.
13 VFL Rucked handily in development league.
14   Didn’t play for Sandringham.  
15   Rested.  
16   Soreness.  
17 VFL Rucked and kicked goal in Sandy’s reserves.
18 VFL Bye.
19 VFL 35 hitouts and a goal in an impressive ruck display.
20 VFL 14 hitouts but just four touches. Needs to get more ball.
21 VFL Took on no.1 ruck duties and did quiet well. 21 hitouts.
22 VFL Valiant against Jamar in ruck and had 23 possessions.
23 VFL 22 hitouts in tandem with Hickey. Fair.

2014 Season

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8   Back.  
9 VFL Beaten in the ruck, but did some things at ground level.
10 VFL Bye.
11   Back.  
12 VFL Rotated through the ruck and had 14 hitouts.
13 VFL Tried hard in the ruck rotating with Holmes.
14 VFL Battled away in ruck in development league defeat.
15   Soreness.  
16 VFL Kicked a goal in development league win.
17 VFL Toiled away in development league.
18 VFL Took over ruck duties after Holmes’ injury. 31 hitouts.
19 VFL Spent time in the ruck and was fair. 16 hitouts.
20 VFL Kicked first goal but then injured and sat out rest of day.
21 VFL Kicked two goals and had 12 hitouts. Promising.
22 VFL Spent a bit of time in ruck and worked hard. Showed a bit.
23 VFL Up and down day rotating through ruck.
QF VFL Did some good things in ruck but little else at ground level.
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2013 Season

1 PM Battled a bit in the ruck against Hille.
2 VFL Rucked against Stephenson and was beaten easily.
3 VFL Still learning. Long way to go.
4 VFL The main ruckman with Hickey playing forward. OK.
5 VFL Rucked solidly against Currie. Still developing.
6 VFL Battled away in the ruck. Will take time.
7 VFL Bye.
8 VFL Continued his development as a ruckman. OK.
9 VFL Bye.
10 VFL Stuck to his task in the ruck against Spencer and Gawn. OK.
11 VFL Obliterated by Hille in the ruck. Good learning experience.
12 VFL Rucked in the Zebras reserves loss and was only fair.
13 VFL Out-bodied in the ruck by Gabriel. Poor outing.
14   Didn’t play for Sandringham.  
15 VFL Bye.
16 VFL Held his own in the ruck against Campbell and Wood. Promising.
17 VFL OK at times in the ruck but had his colors lowered.
18 VFL Battled hard in the ruck but midfield was outclassed.
19   Rested.  
20 VFL Struggled a touch in the ruck. Just six possessions and eight hitouts.
21 VFL Eclipsed in the ruck by Jolly. Good experience for the youngster.
22 VFL Just the seven touches and had some knee issues.
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