Nathan BROAD

#35   Richmond

Age: 25yr 11mth Games: 12 Born: Apr 15, 2021
Height: 192cm Weight: 85kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Mature-age recruit who did a few nice things at stages in 2016, but faces an uphill battle to forge his way into the starting 22.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

3   Shoulder.  
4   Shoulder.  
5   Shoulder.  
6   Shoulder.  
7   Shoulder.  
8   Shoulder.  
9   Shoulder.  
10   Shoulder.  
11 VFL Solid game on return from injury at half back. 20 possessions and seven marks.
12   Bye.  
13 VFL Played his role well in the back six. Steady outing.
14 VFL Rebounded well in the back half to get the Tigers going.
15 VFL Used at both ends and was pretty good on the day. 20 possessions.
16 VFL Excellent in defence. Read the play beautifully and looks ready for a call up.
17 Bris Back in team and made some good spoils. Should hold his place. 5
18 GWS Looked awkward at times playing lock down role in defence on Greene. Kept him to one goal which is a fair effort. 6
19 GCS Went in hard at the contest and was serviceable. 4
20 Haw Thrown task on Breust and was like the you know what on a blanket all afternoon. 6
21 Geel The mature age recruit was a solid contributor in defence. Read the ball well in the air and displayed some courage. 6
22 Frem Conceded early goals to Bennell but kept working and did okay. 5
23 StK Had Riewoldt at times and did that well. Does his role with the minimum of fuss. 5
QF Geel Dour defender did his job. In third term he destroyed Parsons at a crucial stage. 6
PF GWS Under the radar type who spent time on Greene among others. Played his part, but didn’t see much of the pill. 4
GF Adel Dour defender had task on Lynch at was brilliant. Been one of the finds of the year for the Tigers. 7

2016 Season

1   Played in VFL trial against Northern Blues.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Essendon.  
3 VFL Caught the eye a few times with runs out of defence. One to work with.
4 VFL Gave good drive from the defensive half of the ground. 19 touches.
5 VFL Moved up from defence to a wing for patches and went OK.
6 VFL In and out of the game at half back and pressing up to a wing.
7 VFL OK in back half but was caught out a few times.
8 VFL Rebounded well from defence with 18 possessions and seven marks.
9 VFL Bye.
10 VFL OK across half-back with four rebounds and used ball fairly well.
11 VFL OK down back but wasn’t overly influential. Six rebounds.
12   Senior emergency.  
13 VFL Bye.
14 Bris Late inclusion to make debut and didn’t look out of place across half back. 5
15 Port Playing just his second game and didn’t look out of place. 4
16   Senior emergency.  
17   Bye.  
18 VFL Rebounded well from the back half to launch Tigers’ forward.
19 VFL Very good down back to help swing momentum the Tigers’ way.
20 VFL OK mostly in defensive half but had a few iffy moments.
21 VFL Defended well but also gave great drive forward with four inside-50s.
22 VFL Not his best game but OK in patches.
23 VFL OK across half-back and pushing up to drive the ball forward.