Mitch HONEYCHURCH

#22   Western Bulldogs

Age: 24yr 5mth Games: 23 Born: Mar 02, 2021
Height: 175cm Weight: 70kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Another industrious midfielder/forward caught in a logjam of similar types trying to force their way into the best 22.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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4 VFL Lively outing with 23 touches and a goal in close loss to Box Hill.
5 VFL Worked hard both ways in midfield. Only 18 touches, but laid eight tackles and applied good heat.
6   Didn’t play for Footscray VFL.  
7   Ankle.  
8 VFL Played his part in midfield with 24 touches and two goals. Consistent VFL performer.
9 VFL 20 possessions and two goals. Buzzed about and was a handful at stages.
10 VFL Didn’t always his the target by foot, and wasted some chances in front of goal with 3.5, but in everything.
11   Bye.  
12 VFL One of the Bullies best. On fire early, then drifted out a touch but had 21 possessions, five inside 50s.
13 Melb Limited touches and a lack of polish hurt his effort. Missed a sitter in front of goal and missed targets. Ended with 0.3 3
14 NM Half forward played a lively game throughout. Only issue is for second week in a row he was off target – 0.3 5
15 WCE Defence-minded forward (10 tackles) but only four kicks for the day. 4
16 Adel Got crunched heavily by Jake Kelly around the goals in the second term and didn’t see much of the footy after that. 4
17 Carl Won the ball well at times but failed to finish. Kicked one goal but probably should have had three. 5
18 GCS Got a bit of the ball off a wing and at half forward and burrowed in when needed. 5
19   Senior emergency.  
20   Ill.  
21   Ill.  
22 VFL Dangerous in the front half with 21 touches and three goals.
23 VFL 22 possessions and five clearances. Was busy throughout.

2016 Season

1   Played in VFL trial against Essendon.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Werribee.  
3 VFL Pushed for senior call-up with a solid four-quarter display. Two first-term goals.
4 VFL Again in the best as he buzzed around the midfield and half forward.
5   Senior emergency.  
6 VFL Keeps pushing for a senior berth with another steady midfield/forward display.
7 VFL Grabbed 25 possessions and kicked a goal to keep name in front of selectors.
8 VFL Six tackles to go with a mountain of possessions. Ready to step up if needed.
9 VFL Racked up team-high touches, seven clearances, five inside-50s, eight tackles.
10 VFL Bye.
11 VFL Very good in first half before not returning to field after main break. 19 touches.
12 Port First game of the year and didn’t skip a beat with 22 touches and a goal. 7
13 Geel Little impact across half forward and pressing up into midfield contests despite 16 touches. 4
15 VFL Didn’t do call-up chances any harm with another polished display.
16 VFL Relentless through midfield but butchered ball at times. Kicking efficiency 36%.
17 VFL Won a mountain of possessions and laid 11 tackles to rate among the best.
18 VFL Laid 13 tackles and had six inside-50s to be among the Dogs’ best.
19   Didn’t play for Footscray.  
20   Didn’t play for Footscray.  
21 VFL Bye.
22 VFL Team-high 34 touches including eight inside-50s and five clearances.
23 VFL Five inside-50s and six tackles but didn’t win as much ball as he has been.
EF VFL A terrier in and around the contests. Eight clearances, four inside 50s, five tackles.
SF VFL Won a mountain of footy and ended with two goals and four inside-50s.
PF VFL Burst in and out but wasn’t one of his better games. Remain a Dog?
GF    

2015 Season

1 WCE Great first half netted 10 disposals and a goal. Faded but effort a good one. 5
2 Rich Great effort with a goal, two inside-50s and some tough tackling. 6
3 Haw Got crunched which took the wind out of his sails. 4
4 Adel Sub came on and had half a dozen handballs. 1
5 Syd Contributed two goals and dangerous forward of centre. 6
6 StK Buzzed around forward half to be a menace. Made most of chances. 4
7 Frem Injured shoulder in heavy clash and was subbed out at half time. 1
8   Senior emergency.  
9   Shoulder.  
10 VFL Tried hard but wasn’t his best outing.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Battled hard defensively and kicked a goal.
13 VFL Buzzed about in midfield with 24 touches, seven tackles.
14 Carl Missed some chances in front of goal. 4
15   Back.  
16   Back.  
17 VFL Had 24 possessions in loss to the Lions.
18 VFL In and out but not his best game.
19 VFL 22 touches and two crucial goals a good days work.
20 VFL Good again with 22 touches and two crucial goals.
21 VFL Burst in and out to provide some spark. 21 touches.
22 NM Lively, worked hard and bagged a couple of goals. 6
23 Bris Kicked second goal of the match but otherwise just battled. 5
EF Adel Not much impact. Subbed off at three-quarter time. 3

2014 Season

1   Senior emergency.  
2 PM Battled hard and laid some strong tackles.
3 VFL Zipped about and proved too hot for the Tigers to handle.
4 VFL Attacked the ball and opposition hard. Good effort.
5 VFL Super competitor in the front half. Tackled, harassed all day.
6   Senior emergency.  
7 VFL Battled hard but wasn’t able to get into the game.
8 VFL Impressive in midfield with 22 possessions and a goal.
9 VFL Bye.
10 VFL Caught the eye with 23 touches and 2.3 in Dogs win at Coburg.
11 VFL Bye.
12   Senior emergency.  
13 VFL Starred with five goals and 25 possessions. Ready to debut.
14 VFL Tagged well by Clarke but still managed three goals.
15 Melb Early goal on debut and applied good pressure at times. Cramped a bit. 3
16 Geel Only four kicks and not a great conditions from a very light body. 2
17 GCS Sub. On in final term and had a few touches. 1
18 VFL Chipped in with a goal and had 18 touches. Going well.
19 VFL Had 21 touches and was a solid contributor.
20 VFL Quiet day with 11 touches and a goal but huge 14 tackles.
21 VFL Worked hard but didn’t have his bets afternoon.
22 VFL Efficiency was down but battled hard in wet.
23 VFL Had 18 possessions and a goal in midfield rotation.
QF    
SF VFL Quiet game but kicked an important goal.
PF VFL Tackled hard, but wasn’t at his best on the day.
GF