Paul DUFFIELD

#41  

Age: 34yr 6mth Games: 172 Born: Feb 05, 2021
Height: 187cm Weight: 89kg Position: DEF
Dream Team Profile

2015 Digest:   The veteran is tracking along nicely after achieving life membership of the club last season. Yet to have any significant setbacks in pre-season on the eve of his 30th birthday in February.

2015 NAB Cup:   Hurt his ribs against Melbourne. In doubt for Round 1.

2015 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 Port Composed in defence. Performed well and an outlet with the ball. 6
2 Geel Went about his business with precision. Used ball brilliantly every time. 8
3 WCE Mopped up down back without much fuss. 7
4 Syd Had plenty of the ball early but just one during the mayhem of the second half. 5
5 Melb Gets under the guard and relishes the chance to find plenty of the ball. 8
6 Ess Didn’t see a lot of the ball but laid five tackles. 4
7 WB Sub. On for Suban and was in and out. 2
8 NM The loose man at times. Didn’t have a big say on the match. 3
9 Adel Mopped up the loose footy across the defensive 50. 4
10 Rich Made some blues down back with decision-making. Hanging onto spot. 3
11 WAFL Couldn’t get into game after being dropped with 11 possessions.
12 WAFL Bye.
13 WAFL Decent performance across half-back with 15 touches and a goal.
14 Bris Back in team and did well to cement spot for another week. 6
15 Haw Picked up a bit of ball down back but wasn’t able to do much with it. 5
16 WAFL Good showing with 23 possessions, seven marks and a goal.
17 WAFL Composed performance with 23 possessions and important goal.
18 WAFL Bye.
19 WAFL Limited impact off half-back with just the 13 possessions.
20 WAFL Ball use was good but didn’t find enough of it with 15 disposals.
21 WAFL Set up play well off half-back with 21 disposals, six marks and a goal.
22 Melb The sub. Collected six disposals so found the footy. 3
23 Port Impressive display of rebounding footy. 7
QF WAFL Good game off half-back with 20 possessions, six marks.
PF    

2014 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 Coll Low-key effort down back. 5
2 GCS Kept winning ball across half back and won 13 of 17 disp in contested fashion. 6
3 Haw Started on Langford. Couldn’t staunch the flow. Kicked a couple of goals. 4
4 Ess Mopped up well in the back half and used the ball smartly. 6
5 Syd Another Docker down on his usual output. 4
6 NM Even battle with Adams in Docker defence. Gave a way a few frees however. 5
7 WCE Impressive user of the ball with 100% efficiency and had 6 tackles. 7
8 Port Had a day to forget. Turned the ball over under pressure. 3
9 Geel Did a fine job in keeping Bartel from being usual dangerous self. 6
11 WB His ability to find a target coming out of defence was vital. 7
12 Adel Ran hard and prepared to work himself deep up the field. 6
13 Rich Quietly went about playing his role without setting game alight. 6
14 Bris Solid running from back half. 5
15 WCE Freed up behind the ball to be Dockers’ quarterback. Solid effort. 6
16 Melb Gave away height at times but competed well when required. Set up in defence. 6
17 GWS Not as prolific as he has been but made a small contribution. 5
18 StK Industrious across backline. 5
19 Carl Mopped up in defence well in first half then drifted out of game. 6
20 Geel Had task on Motlop and was able to dampen his impact to a degree. 6
21 Haw Puopolo got him early but fought back after half time. 5
22 Bris Improved as game the unfolded. 5
23 Port Did his usual capable job on Neade. 5
QF Syd Clean and composed when bringing the ball out of defence. 7
SF Port Unable to free himself up in defence and couldn’t have normal impact. 4
PF    
GF    

2013 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 WCE Hams gave him all sorts of trouble early but settled into role and steadied up. 5
2 WB Just goes about his business with minimum of fuss. 7
3 Ess Had 12 of his 17 disposals in first half. Gave little when game on line. 5
4 Haw Kept Puopolo relatively quiet and provided a bit of drive from the back. 6
5   Calf.  
6 GCS Solid in defence and worked up the ground to provide drive forward. 6
7 Coll Gave plenty of drive from the back half but a bit loose at times on Dwyer. 7
8 Syd Busy throughout, taking nine marks and recording five rebound 50s. 6
9 Melb Mopped up down back on his way to a productive day. 7
10 Adel Rotated as the plus-one in defence and played between the 50 metre arcs. 6
12 Bris Had defensive roles on Rockliff and others. Tradesman-like job. 5
13 NM As usual read the play well and intercepted regularly. 6
14 Geel Going well on Motlop until soft tissue injury put him out just before half time. 4
15   Calf.  
16   Calf.  
17 Rich Not a great day across half back. Unable to get his customary run going. 3
18 Adel Mopped up in defence and won 16 of his 18 possessions in uncontested situations. 6
19 Carl Gave away height to Watson early but then went to Yarran who did zilch. 6
20 GWS Racked up 14 disposals in first half to help set up the win. Faded slightly. 6
21 Melb Racked up the uncontested marks (11) and mopped up at half back. 6
22 Port Did his job in defence and kept Heath out of game, 6
23 StK Low key in defence. 4
QF Geel Had variety of opponents. Laid team-high eight tackles but disposal off. 4
SF    
PF Syd The architect of most of the Dockers surges from defence. Had Bolton and did the job. 8
GF Haw Went to a rampant Gunston and kept him to one goal in second half. Little rebound. 5

2012 Season

Played for : Fremantle

1 Geel Ran hard all night and set the team up with his kicking. 7
2 Syd Started brightly but injured in second quarter and replaced by Barlow. 3
3 Bris Quality game with 28 possessions and a goal. 7
4 StK Worked hard down back. 6
5 Carl Quelled his opponents and had a lot of it himself. Good user of footy. 7
6 GCS Quiet night. 4
7 Port Often the loose man. Had 28 possessions running free. 7
8 Haw He didn’t create as much as usual off half-back line. 4
9 WCE Didn’t win enough of the ball to set up play. 4
10 Adel Didn’t get his chance to run off half-back. A quiet game. 4
11 WAFL Responded to surprise axing with 34 disposals for South.
13 WAFL Quiet for South Fremantle with just 15 possessions.
14 WAFL Not much impact with 19 disposals for South Fremantle.
15 WB The sub. Contributed to two scores. 3
16 Melb Handy enough. Played his role across half back without setting game alight. 5
17 GWS An outlet in defence. Got his job done. 5
18 Port Often chipping in on the last line of defence with crucial marks. 6
19 WCE Played loose for a long time. Had five inside 50s. 6
20 Adel His run out of defence was critical for many Fremantle attacks. 7
21 Rich Patrolled the half-back line well. Had 25 possessions. 7
22 NM Steady effort all day. 5
23 Melb Picked up 23 possessions and gave the team run. 6
EF Geel Read it well in defence. Strong game. 6
SF Adel Won a lot of the ball, but didn’t always direct it. 5