Riley BONNER

#26   Port Adelaide

Age: 22yr 8mth Games: 4 Born: Mar 07, 2021
Height: 191cm Weight: 82kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Caught the eye late in 2016 when given a chance as a running defender and has done some nice things during the JLT series.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

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3 SANFL Fairly quiet evening in defence in losing cause.
4 SANFL Battled physically but had a genuine crack.
5 SANFL Busy with 30 possessions. Burnt it a bit early but improved as the game wore on.
6 SANFL Had 30 possessions, 13 marks and was lethal out of defence with nine rebound 50s.
7 SANFL Less prolific as the previous round but was still solid in defence.
8 SANFL Bye.
9 SANFL Had a big second half in defence but it wasn’t enough to stop the dominant Eagles.
10 SANFL Pretty good in patches with 21 possessions and five rebound 50s out of defence.
11 SANFL Showed some good signs after shaking off a disappointing opening half.
12 SANFL Fairly quiet. Wasn’t called upon to do too much in the massive victory.
13 SANFL Found his share of the footy on the wing but didn’t always use it effectively.
14 SANFL Bye.
15 SANFL Recaptured some his old form with 20 disposals and seven booming rebound 50s.
16 SANFL Fairly quiet afternoon. Wasn’t required to do much.
17 SANFL Fairly quiet afternoon. Wasn’t required to do much.
18 SANFL Had no real impact in defence.
19   Bye.  
20 SANFL Broke lines with his long kicking, with five inside 50s, five rebound 50s and a booming goal.
21 SANFL Played his part in backline with some decent rebound. Wasn’t really a day of much action for Port defence though.
22 WB Started well at half back then drifted out a touch. Ended with 18 possessions. 5
23 GCS Slowly finding his feet at senior level, lots to look forward to for Power fans. 5
EF WCE Had some important touches and showed a cool head under fire off half back. One for the future. 6

2016 Season

1   Hamstring.  
2 SANFL Chalked up 20 touches and tried his hardest in losing midfield battle.
3 SANFL Superb performance in backline. Gave Roosters nothing.
4 SANFL Bye.
5 SANFL Used ball beautifully out of defence.
6 SANFL Racked up a bunch of junk touches later but overall a dirty day
7 SANFL Quiet early but had a good third quarter as Port got on top.
8   Didn’t play for Port Magpies.  
9 SANFL In the thick of it early and used the ball smartly by foot.
10 SANFL Bye.
11 SANFL His penetrating long bombs out of defence are a treat to watch.
12 SANFL Still runs a bit hot and cold in terms of his productivity.
13 SANFL Can hold his head high. Inflicted some damage in the backlines.
14 SANFL Bye.
15 SANFL Drifted out of the game after a mighty start.
16 SANFL His long kicking and link-up play worried the Bloods all day.
17 SANFL Ran hard both ways, found plenty of the pill and used it smartly.
18 SANFL Bye.
19 SANFL Massive second half. Continues to show great poise in defence.
20 SANFL His ball use was so-so but his defending was solid.
21 SANFL Shut down dangerman Rioli and racked up six rebound 50s.
22 SANFL Used the footy smartly. His defensive skills are gradually improving.
23 GCS Accumulated plenty of the footy and looked comfortable in first outing. 7