Matthew FLYNN

#30   GWS Giants

Age: 22yr 2mth Games: 61 Born: Sep 13, 2020
Height: 200cm Weight: 101kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Played opening JLT game (one handball) and since returned to the NEAFL circuit to cut his teeth.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

2 NEAFL Proved a handful in attack with his height. Kicked three goals and missed a few other chances.
3 NEAFL Spent time in attack and in ruck. Had 12 touches and 10 hitouts. Not his best.
4 NEAFL Spent some time in the ruck as well as attack. 13 hitouts and a goal.
5 NEAFL Spent time rotating through the ruck and was handy enough with 10 hitouts. Kicked a goal in attack too.
6 NEAFL Bye.
7 NEAFL Missed a couple of chances in attack that would have put some pressure on the Suns.
8 NEAFL Got his hands on the ball in attack, but missed a few chances with 1.4.
9 NEAFL Had some decent moments, but was fairly well held overall.
10 NEAFL Rucked and captained the undermanned Giants. 34 hitouts and seven marks.
11 NEAFL 20 hitouts in back-up role to Simpson. Okay without starring.
12 NEAFL Tried hard in ruck stints, but didn’t have a massive impact overall.
13   Bye.  
14 NEAFL Minimal impact on the contest.
15 NEAFL Improved outing. 17 possessions, 14 hitouts and a goal.
16 NEAFL Played in defence and was good at reading the ball. Pushed forward for a goal too.
17 NEAFL Not a massive impact with 14 touches. Had some moments though.
18 NEAFL Quiet outings with just 10 touches.
19 NEAFL Not a huge performance with just 11 disposals but was solid in the ruck. 21 hitouts.
20 NEAFL Chimed in with a pair of goals, but didn’t see much of the pill.
21 NEAFL Bye.
22 NEAFL Excellent effort in the ruck. 43 hitouts against the Lions big men.

2016 Season

1   Played in NEAFL trial against Sydney.  
2 NEAFL Competed strongly and brought the ball to ground for smalls to clean up.
3 NEAFL Played mostly forward rather than in ruck. Kicked a goal and battled hard.
4 NEAFL Spent a bit of time in attack and in ruck. Kicked a goal, had 11 hitouts.
5 NEAFL Split time between the ruck and front half. Just went.
6 NEAFL Rolled an ankle early and eventually succumbed.
7   Ankle.  
8 NEAFL Did some good things when in the ruck and found a bit of ball too.
9 NEAFL Spent more time forward than in ruck. Two goals and seven hit-outs.
10 NEAFL Didn’t have a big impact on the day.
11 NEAFL Battled hard in time in the ruck and learning to play other positions.
12 NEAFL Made the most of his limited chances with three goals from four kicks.
13 NEAFL Provided Simpson serviceable support in the ruck and took four contested marks.
14 NEAFL Competed hard up forward and in the ruck. Took three contested marks and kicked 2.1.
15 NEAFL Bye.
16 NEAFL Used down back and wasn’t terrible. Kept ball moving forward from marks.
17 NEAFL Standout up forward, taking five contested marks and finishing with four majors.
18 NEAFL Limited impact overall in 25-point win over Swans.
19 NEAFL Bye.
20 NEAFL Played his role in the ruck and up forward. Clunked three contested marks.
21 NEAFL Strong effort with six marks (four contested) and three goals.
22 NEAFL Did some good things in the ruck and around the ground.
23 NEAFL Bye.
QF NEAFL Took four contested marks and provided a strong target in attack. Two goals.