#16   Geelong

Age: 28yr 12mth Games: 154 Born: Mar 27, 2021
Height: 186cm Weight: 88kg Position:

2017 Digest:   For first time in four years completed a full summer until toe injury caused some issues.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1   Toe.  
2   Toe.  
3   Toe.  
4   Toe.  
5 VFL Got through the game but was managed with game-time. Had 20 touches and laid six tackles.
6 VFL Nabbed five clearances to go with 20 possessions. Handy enough, but has a way to go before senior call up.
7 VFL Nearing a senior return after an impressive effort. Had 32 possessions and laid four tackles.
8 VFL Not big numbers – just 20 touches, but tackled his heart out. Has grunt some senior teammates lack.
9 WB First game of the season and laid 17 tackles to go with 17 disposals in what was a pleasing return. 7
10 Port Laid 17 tackles to make it 34 in two weeks. Only 15 possessions but able to influence flow around the ball. 6
11 Adel Started to find some ball (26 disposals) to go with 10 tackles which was again team leading. 7
12   Bye.  
13 WCE Went to Mitchell/Shuey at times but not as strong as he has been. Eight tackles but ended the game on the injured list. 3
14 Frem Looked sore but kept battling. Laid seven tackles and was great in final term. 6
15   Hamstring.  
16   Hamstring.  
17   Hamstring.  
18 Adel Looked rusty. Why he didn’t go to Sloane to tag is mind-boggling given he was offering nothing offensively. 1
19 Carl Working back into form and was a key with nine tackles and workrate around the ball that ended with 26 possessions. 7
20 Syd Threw himself at man and ball with abandon. Ended with 13 tackles, 26 possessions and eight clearances. 8
21 Rich Provided the midfield grunt with a game high 13 tackles. Worked his backside off. 7
22 Coll Never stops trying. Again led the team in tackles with 12 and used footy pretty well. Three inside-50s and handy pressure. 7
23 GWS Matched to Shiel/Ward and gave great presence around the footy. Laid 12 tackles and won 22 possessions. 7
QF Rich Midfield workhorse spent time tagging Cotchin. Actually tried his backside off; 27 touches and eight tackles. 7
SF Syd Kennedy tag at times and worked in and under like a prized ferret at a rabbit finding contest; 10 tackles and seven clearances. 7
PF Adel Injured early and while returned he was not a factor at all; 10 effective disposals. 4

2016 Season

1   Foot.  
2   Ankle.  
3   Foot.  
4   Foot.  
5   Foot.  
6   Ankle.  
7   Foot.  
8   Foot.  
9   Foot.  
10   Foot.  
11   Ankle.  
12   Foot.  
13   Foot.  
14   Foot.  
15   Foot.  
16 VFL Long awaited debut netted 17, a goal and two tackles. Pulled up well.
17 VFL Kicking efficiency down but worked hard for five tackles, four clearances.
18 VFL Grabbed 29 touches, five clearances and seven tackles. Nearly ready for call-up.
19 VFL Laid nine tackles to go with 25 disposals. Now has four VFL games under his belt.
20 Ess Tagged Zaharakis on debut and was effective in that role. Will get better. 5
21 Rich Tagged Cotchin and did it brilliantly. Won the ball and a key one-on-one late. 7
22 Bris Quietly went about winning some ball while minding Zorko and Hanley. Steady. 6
23   Hamstring.  
QF Haw Tagged Mitchell and did the job OK. Presence around the ball was handy. 6
PF Syd Battled hard but didn’t impact flow of the game. Six tackles and three inside-50s. 4

2015 Season

Played for : West Coast

1 WB Ran with Bontempelli in parts but ran out of puff after limited pre-season. 5
2   Ankle.  
3   Ankle.  
4   Ankle.  
5   Ankle.  
6   Ankle.  
7   Ankle.  
8 StK Returned as sub and came on in third term. Did a bit. 3
9 Geel Still finding his feet but got more involved as the game wore on. 5
10 NM Still finding his feet and failed to feature in any department. 3
11 Ess Kicked a goal and had four clearances. Finding his feet again. 6
12 Rich Handy in first half and won his share of the footy. 6
14 Melb Sub. Ball use was wayward when he came on. 2
15 Adel Good with his hands. Missed a shot for goal that he needs to convert. 5
16 Coll Hurt knee late first term, but soldiered on although seemed restricted. 4
17 Syd Sub. Got on late and set Kennedy up for a goal. Won’ be sub next week. 1
18 GCS Not afforded much opportunity but tried to get busy. 2
19 Haw Not prominent in the midfield but laid eight tackles. 5
20   Ankle.  
21   Ankle.  
22 WAFL Solid display in midfield with 21 possessions, six tackles.
23 WAFL Even with limited game time had 24 possessions and two goals.
QF Haw Looked a little rusty early but got better longer game went. Tough around ball. 6

2014 Season

Played for : West Coast

1 WB Ran with Cooney and kept him from getting footy in dangerous spots. Among best. 8
2 Melb Had it 21 times but gave away plenty of frees. Fair. 5
3 StK Injured along the way, but kept a tight rein on Armitage. 6
4 Geel Battled hard opposed to his brother at times. Never stopped trying. 6
5 Port Ran with Boak and held him in check for much of the night. 7
6 Carl Won nine clearances so was hard in the contests all night. 7
7 Frem Stopped Fyfe in his tracks in the second quarter. 7
8 GWS Good battle with Ward in the middle of the ground. Just got the points. 7
10 Coll Tagged Pendlebury and did it well for three quarters but Pie skipper got away. 6
11 NM Heated battle tagging Harvey but the North veteran was a clear winner. 4
12 Haw Never looked like having an impact with his 19 possessions. 5
13   Ankle.  
14   Ankle.  
15   Ankle.  
16   Ankle.  
17   Ankle.  
18   Ankle.  
19   Ankle.  
20   Ankle.  
21   Ankle.  
22   Ankle.  
23 GCS Return from injury ended being subbed out with an ankle problem. Horror year. 5

2013 Season

Played for : West Coast

1 Frem Took on Fyfe and battled hard. Tackling was a feature of his effort. 5
2 Haw Worked tirelessly all game. 6
3 Melb Laid 12 tackles and pumped the ball Inside-50 seven times. A real warrior. 1
4 Carl Great first half then Carrazzo quelled him a little. Game high 16 contested possessions. 8
5 Port Ran with all the Power key onballers and found plenty of his own footy. 8
6 WB Fierce in tackling and won touches as he didn’t seem to have negating role. 6
7 Bris Like Priddis he enjoys the tough stuff. In an under with the best of them. 7
8 NM Wells got hold of him early but tightened up after quarter time. Just shaded on the night. 6
9 GWS Put in a trademark shift around the clearances and sending the ball forward. 6
10 Rich Big jobs on Cotchin initially and Deledio. Kept pumping away 6
11 StK Despite the tag of Ross he had a prolific game. 7
13 Haw Six clearances and 11 disposals in first half and ended with nine and 13. Tough effort. 7
14   Thumb.  
15   Thumb.  
16   Thumb.  
17   Thumb.  
18 WB Had job on Griffen and did it well while finding footy himself. Laid 11 tackles. 7
19 GCS Good job on Ablett. Dazed by head knock late in third. 7
20 Ess Copped a poke in the eye early, but trudged on and his tackling (nine) was a highlight. 6
21 Geel Tagged brother Joel who won the points. Did have 17 cont poss and eight clearances. 7
22 Coll Had Pendlebury at times but swamped. To his credit he showed grit to grind it out. 7
23 Adel Gave everything in demanding role on Dangerfield in midfield, and had his share of ball. 7

2012 Season

Played for : West Coast

1 WB Huge in the engine room and helped side keep pressure on all match. 7
2 Melb Best on ground with 34 possessions, eight clearances and three goals. 9
3 GWS One of the Eagles best with 31 touches in the midfield. Improved player. 8
4 Haw Another strong ball winning performance. 7
5 Rich Ran with Cotchin and while he had 22 disposals Cotchin was damaging. 6
6 NM Collected 35 possessions, nine clearances and kicked a goal. 8
7 Ess Very quiet first half. Copped knock. 4
8 StK Had 31 possessions and won lots of contested footy. 7
9 Frem Stopped Hill. That was more important than ball winning this week. 6
10 Bris One of few Eagles to contribute in every quarter. 6
12 Carl Played a crucial role in completely blanketing Judd. 9
13 Coll Tagging Beams at opening but had problems that never ceased. 4
14 GCS Great job restricting Ablett and also won 11 clearances. 8
15 NM Picked up Wells initially. Solid job. 5
16 Syd Tough around the contests. Won nine clearances. 7
17 Adel Three clearances and three inside 50s for the tough run-with player. 6
18 Bris Not finding the ball like he did earlier in the season. 5
19 Frem Made some key errors and gave Hill more space than usual. 5
20 Geel Plugged away in the midfield for 10 clearances and five insdise-50s. Solid. 8
21 Port The younger Selwood was everywhere with five clearances and seven tackles. 9
22 Coll Played on Beams. The Pie found the ball but wasn’t as effective as usual. 6
23 Haw Workrate superb and had 20 contested possessions to be side’s best. 8
EF NM Ran with Swallow at times yet still found heaps of footy himself. Top effort. 7
SF Coll Tracked Beams early and fought hard to limit the Pie’s influence. 5