Matt THOMAS

#19  

Age: 32yr 6mth Games: 102 Born: Feb 27, 2021
Height: 186cm Weight: 84kg Position: MID
Dream Team Profile

2015 Digest:   The former Port Adelaide hard nut played some handy games in 2014 as a defensive midfielder. Yet to rejoin full training after undergoing knee surgery.

2015 NAB Cup:   Missed the first two games with a knee injury but returned for final weekend in VFL. Looked rusty.

2015 Season

Played for : Richmond

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3 VFL 24 possessions and a goal. Hard worker.
4   Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.  
5 VFL 31 possessions but wasted quite a few.
6 VFL OK early until injury ended his day prior to half time.
7 VFL Laid 16 tackles to go with 27 possessions. Hard worker.
8 VFL Hard worker in midfield with 11 tackles.
9   Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.  
10 VFL Only 13 possessions and wasn’t able to get anything going.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Good toiler in midfield with 22 possessions, six tackles.
13 VFL Consistent performer in midfield with 28 disposals, five tackles.
14 VFL One of Tigers’ best. 28 touches and plenty of hard work in tight.
15 VFL Influential in midfield with relentless attack on ball. 23 touches.
16 VFL Injured in second term and sat out rest of game.
17   Senior emergency.  
18 VFL Did all he could in midfield with 34 touches, six tackles in loss.
19 VFL Bye.
20 GCS Caught with ball a few times but burrowed in for 12 CPs and four clearances. 5
21   Senior emergency.  
22 Ess Relished wet conditions to grab 12 CP’s and six clearances. 7
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EF    

2014 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 GCS Won plenty of ball in midfield, but so did his opponent. Attacked the ball with ferocity. 6
2 Carl Continues to be surprise packet. Great work-rate in first half and used body as battering ram. 6
3 WB Went to dangerous Macrae after half time. Gave his all but disposal only fair. 6
4 Coll Worked hard as always in head-to-head duel with Ball. 5
5 Bris Started OK but ran out of steam and subbed off in third term. 3
6   Knee.  
7   Senior emergency.  
8 VFL Bye.
9 VFL One of the Tigers’ best in midfield with 26 touches.
10 GWS Added a tougher edge to Tiger midfield and got better as game wore on. 7
11 Ess Plodded away to lay team-high seven tackles. Tried hard but little zip. 6
12 NM Plodded away in the middle and was one of few to produce an even performance. 7
13   Suspended.  
14 Syd Sub came on in third quarter and was busy. 3
15 StK Conceded half a dozen frees but wisely used hands instead of kicking. Solid in middle. 5
16   Achilles.  
17   Senior emergency.  
18 WCE Eyes lit up when rain came and he was tough around the ball – 10 tackles. 7
19 GWS Barrelled in around the contests to provide a hard edge. Played his role. 6
20 Ess Shadowed Heppell early but burnt off. Subbed out after a quiet game. 2
21   Knee.  
22   Knee.  
23   Knee.  
QF   Knee.  
EF   Knee.  
SF    
PF    
GF    

2013 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 SANFL Big stats for Norwood but disposal at times was iffy.
2 SANFL Not as prominent as last week but still OK.
3 SANFL Big numbers again with 34 touches for the Redlegs.
4 SANFL Big numbers again. 30 disp. seven clearances.
5   Senior emergency.  
6 SANFL 27 hard touches but was shaded by Power team-mate Moore.
7 SANFL Bye.
8 SANFL Two second-quarter goals gave Norwood momentum against South.
9 Geel Ran with a few Cats in the midfield and ended with two goals, nine cont poss. 6
10   Shoulder.  
11   Shoulder.  
12 GWS Had no problem finding the ball but efficiency must improve to hold his spot. 5
13 Syd Subbed out of the game in the third term after little impact on proceedings. 2
14 SANFL Responded to AFL axe with 30 possessions and eight inside 50s.
15 SANFL Just keeps getting the job done for Redlegs. 28 disposals.
16 Haw Played his part in the midfield and kicked a goal. 6
17 SANFL 33 in-and-under touches, 10 clearances in the wet.
18 SANFL A standout with 24 disposals and two first-term goals.
19 SANFL Set tone with imposing first term, finished with 25 touches.
20 SANFL Bye.
21 SANFL Donned the hard hit with typically tough inside mid display.
22 SANFL 21 touches and fourth-quarter goal to lead Norwood midfield.
23 SANFL Industrious as usual with game-high 30 possessions.
QF SANFL Made up for lack of touches with supreme pressuring and harassing.
EF SANFL Made up for lack of touches with supreme pressuring and harassing.
SF    
PF SANFL Celebrated Magarey Medal with outstanding game, 34 touches.
GF    

2012 Season

Played for : Port Adelaide

1 StK Had 13 contested possessions and five clearances starting on the bench. 7
2 Ess Only one kick first and nine touches for game. Team high seven tackles. 4
3 Syd Struggled with the ball winning talents of the Sydney midfield. 4
5 SANFL Good outing for Norwood with 23 possessions.
6 SANFL Played well for Norwood. Close to a recall.
7 SANFL Good outing again for Norwood.
8 NM Strong midfielder made his presence felt with six crunching tackles. 7
9 GCS Battled hard but didn’t have a huge impact. 4
10 Carl Was damaging in the forward half as the defensive half forward. 8
12 WB Dished out hard hit on Liberatore but that was about all he did. No impact. 3
16 Ess Turned over the ball twice at critical stages resulting in goals to Essendon. 5
17 Melb No frills, but worked hard. 5
18 Frem Struggling with form and the pace of the game at the moment. 4
19 GWS With seven inside 60s, six clearances and nine marks, he made an effort. 5
20 Haw Worked hard to stem the tide. Can hold his head high. 6
21 WCE Had the job as the defensive forward on Hurn. 4
22 Bris Not getting enough of the football as a midfielder. 4
23 Rich Good foot soldier who never stops trying but impact not enormous. 5