Rupert WILLS

#33   Collingwood

Age: 26yr 6mth Games: 6 Born: May 20, 2021
Height: 192cm Weight: 89kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Something of a forgotten mid but looked promising when given chance last season. Plays with a defensive bent.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1    
2    
3   Quad.  
4 VFL Bored in through the midfield to win his fair share of contested ball. Laid a truckload of tackles too.
5 VFL Hard worker in close in midfield with six clearances, and five tackles. One of Collingwood's best in big loss.
6 VFL Best on ground performance. Stuffed stat sheet with 35 disposals, 17 contested possessions, 10 clearances and 10 tackles.
7   Calf.  
8   Calf.  
9   Calf.  
10   Calf.  
11   Calf.  
12 VFL Calf.
13   Calf.  
14 VFL Back from injury and was a strong performer. Worked hard both ways.
15 VFL Efficiency wasn’t flash, but won the ball well – especially in close. Had eight clearances.
16 VFL Super in midfield. 33 possessions, seven clearances. In good touch.
17 VFL Was an enforcer in the contest. Had a team high 11 tackles.
18 WCE Picked it up in the second half. Pressure was aggressive all day but just a bit contributor. 4
19   Quad.  
20   Quad.  
21   Quad.  
22   Quad.  
23   Quad.  

2016 Season

1   Played in VFL trial against Coburg.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Geelong.  
3 VFL Strong around the contests in midfield to end with 30 disposals. Impressive.
4 VFL Clearly the Pies best in midfield and will come under strong senior consideration this week.
5 VFL Had a crack but wasn’t able to break free enough in midfield.
6 VFL Worked hard in the midfield to get the Pies going. Laid four tackles too.
7 VFL Injured leg early but played out game. OK but clearly hampered.
8   Calf.  
9   Calf.  
10   Calf.  
11 VFL Strong around the contests to help get ball going Magpies’ way.
12 VFL In everything in first half then faded out a touch, but good start helped set up win.
13 VFL Bye.
14 VFL Strong worker in midfield to end with 33 possessions ­– most of them contested.
15 VFL Consistent four-quarter effort. Six inside-50s, three clearances.
16 VFL Impressive from start to finish. Laid a team-high 13 tackles.
17 VFL Team-high nine clearances and seven tackles a highlight. Worked hard.
18 VFL Bye.
19 WCE First gamer showed a strong body in close and was a willing tackler with 11 tackles. 6
20 Rich Tagged Martin early and while found it tough he kept battling. Scrappy but strong. 6
21 WB Started in the middle. Tackled well and won some hard balls. 6
22 GCS Laid another 10 tackles and did waste the ball when he had it. Going well. 6
23 Haw Struggled to get into the game and at one stage was tagging Mitchell. 3