Sam LONERGAN

#22  

Age: 32yr 5mth Games: 81 Born: Mar 26, 2021
Height: 182cm Weight: 81kg Position: MID
Dream Team Profile

2013 Digest:   Tough little nugget chopped by Essendon at the end of his seventh season and picked up by the Tigers as a rookie to back up the midfield. Had an ankle problem at the end of last year that delayed his pre-season start.

2013 NAB Cup:   Only played his first game a fortnight ago and needs more miles in legs.

2013 Season

Played for : Richmond

1   Ankle.  
2   Hamstring.  
3   Hamstring.  
4   Hamstring.  
5 VFL 14 possessions in first game back from injury.
6 VFL Put his head over the ball and won plenty of frees. Good.
7 VFL Bye.
8 VFL Battled hard in the middle but Werribee’s numbers told in the end.
9 Ess Failed to fire in his first game for his club. 4
10 WCE Sub. On third term to join the party but wasted many of his limited touches. 1
12 VFL Super around the clearances. Hard as a cats head.
13 VFL Laid eight tackles to got with 16 touches in midfield.
14 VFL Good around the clearances in the Tiger midfield. 24 touches.
15 VFL Good effort with 22 touches and nine clearances.
16 VFL Bye.
17 VFL Prolific at the stoppages with 11 clearances and 24 touches.
18   Senior emergency.  
19 VFL Excelled at the stoppages to get the ball moving forward.
20 VFL Massive day with 40 disposals, 16 clearances and two goals.
21   Didn’t play for Coburg.  
22 VFL Good worker in midfield with 27 disposals and 10 clearances.
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2012 Season

Played for : Essendon

1 VFL Played his role well in the midfield. Staked a claim.
2 Port On first term to replace Hille but only had eight disposals. 3
4 Carl Tough and hard in the clinches. 6 tackles. 5
5 Coll Bombers’ best around the stoppages – seven clearances, 19 disposals. 7
6 Bris Outstanding. Had a team-high eight clearances and 12 tackles, plus two goals. 8
7 WCE Solid without making a huge impact. 4
8 Rich In starting four in middle. Slapped on 10 tackles in a workmanlike effort. 5
9 GWS Did some of important grunt work, finishing with 13 contested possessions. 5
10 Melb Sub came on start of third term and only had a couple of touches. 1
11 Syd Didn’t get a sniff early but better in final hour. 4
13 VFL Provided good drive in the midfield.
14 WB Sound contributor across four quarters. 5
15 StK Gritty midfielder who tried hard all night. 7
17 VFL Worked hard in the midfield. Good at the stoppages.
18 VFL Did well especially in close at the stoppages.
19 Adel Kicked the first goal of the match as he outbustled Shaw. 6
20 NM Pitted against Wright as a forward. Tried hard but was outdone. 4
21 Carl Mixed good with bad. Ok first half but faded badly after main break. 5
23 VFL On fire early until injury ended his day.