#16   Richmond

Age: 30yr 12mth Games: 98 Born: Mar 21, 2021
Height: 201cm Weight: 104kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Back tightness has hampered him recently and looks to have lost his spot as the first-choice ruckman. Will need a big start to the season.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

1   Back.  
2   Back.  
3   Back.  
4   Back.  
5   Back.  
6   Back.  
7   Back.  
8   Back.  
9   Back.  
10   Back.  
11   Back.  
12   Back.  
13 VFL Back.
14   Back.  
15   Back.  
16   Back.  
17   Back.  
18   Back.  
19   Back.  
20   Back.  
21 VFL Back from injury and was pretty rusty.
22 VFL Working his way back to full fitness. Played well with 20 hitouts and two goals.
23 VFL Did the bulk of the ruckwork and was the dominant big man on the ground.
QF VFL The best of the Tigers rucks with 44 hitouts, but tired as the game wore on.
SF VFL Helped to double-team Pittonet in the ruck. 24 hitouts and was good.
PF VFL Got the better of the ruck match-up and took seven marks. Up and down afternoon though.
GF   Senior emergency.  

2016 Season

1 Carl Missed a sitter from 15m out, but ruckwork was serviceable in absence of Maric. 4
2 Coll Did OK in ruck duel with Grundy. Missed two set shots, but had a real dip. 6
3 Adel Possibly his best game at AFL level – certainly his best for the Tigers. Marked strongly and rucked well. 7
4 WCE Injured early. Fought on and then got benched for the second half. 2
5   Thigh.  
6 Port Started in ruck and relieved by Maric. Won hit-outs but an ineffective game. 2
7 Haw Plenty of hit-outs in ruck, but didn’t feature around the ground. 4
8 Syd Took most of the ruck duties and tapwork very good when it mattered despite low general stats. 6
9 Frem Rucked well. Won 12 of the 20 centre bounce hit outs. 6
10 Ess Three kicks but did have 10 hit-outs to advantage. Team still lost clearances. 3
11 NM Dominated ruck duels with 51 taps, but North always won ball at his feet. 5
12 GCS Got the better of ruck duel with Nicholls and pressed forward for key mark and goal. 6
14 Bris Had the better of Martin in ruck early but the Lion got on top later. Injured knee in dying minutes. 6
15   Knee.  
16 WB Won the ruck battle. Had 14 hit-outs to advantage and took four marks. 7
17 Ess Got the better of ruck duel with Leuenberger for 40 hit-outs but hampered at stages. 7
18 Haw Battled hard for his team. Had 16 hit-outs to advantage so did his job. 6
19 GWS Ruck work was solid (37 hit-outs) despite limited influence around the ground. 5
20 Coll Beaten early but recovered after half time in the ruck. Stats modest. 4
21 Geel Great game. Had 11 hit-outs to advantage and took some towering marks. 7
22 StK Worked hard but dropped marks, fumbled and lacked a dominant presence. 4
23 Syd Toiled hard in the ruck (29 hit-outs) but no impact around the ground (one mark). 4

2015 Season

1   Ankle.  
2   Ankle.  
3 VFL Dominated ruck (53 hitouts), but midfielders didn’t take advantage.
4 VFL Had a mammoth 73 hitouts in romp against Frankston.
5 VFL Smashed McIntosh – 54 hitouts but Cat was better on deck.
6 VFL Had 40 hitouts and kicked a goal against Roosters.
7 VFL Got on top after half time in ruck with 55 hitouts.
8 VFL 48 hitouts but lowered colors to Gawn and Jamar.
9 VFL Got the better of ruck duel with Jonathan Giles.
10   Knee.  
11   Knee.  
12   Knee.  
13   Knee.  
14   Knee.  
15 Carl Rucked well and grabbed some marks to provide a handy contribution. 6
16 StK Won the most hit-outs of anybody on ground. 6
17 Frem Going OK in ruck and attack until rolled ankle ended day. 3
18   Ankle.  
19 Adel Played his part as second ruckman but did little else, gathering just one kick. 5
20 VFL 51 hitouts and took some good marks in contests.
21 VFL Poor game in the ruck opposed to Magpie talls.
22 VFL Gave Tigers’ first use with 40 hitouts in the middle.

2014 Season

1 GCS Got the better of Nicholls in the ruck in a promising start to his Tiger career. 6
2 Carl Did more around ground than Warnock in first half. Steady. 4
3   Knee.  
4 Coll Shaded the Pies’ tall duo in the air but had zero effect at ground level. 5
5 Bris With 52 hit-outs clearly the best ruckman on the ground. 6
6 Haw OK in taps but not much input around the ground. 3
7 Geel Battled Cat duo and did OK but no big man played a key role in the wet. 4
9 Melb Well beaten in the ruck and then subbed off. 3
10 GWS More than held his own in the ruck against Mumford. Best game for the club. 7
11 Ess Not able to get involved and subbed out in third term. Will he hold place? 2
12 VFL Bye.
13 Frem Ruckwork OK (nine hit-outs to advantage) but couldn’t catch a cold up forward. 3
14 Syd Rolled ankle in third quarter but did kick first goal as a Tiger. 5
15 VFL Had 29 hitouts but missed a few gettable shots.
16 VFL Had 31 hitouts rotating through ruck against Fitzpatrick.
17 VFL Even ruck duel with Simpson in tight win over the Cats.
18 VFL Started well but drifted from the game. 40 hitouts.
19   Rib.  
20 VFL Spent more time forward. Kicked 2.1 and had 39 hitouts.
21 VFL 29 hitouts and a goal to help control the ruck.
22 VFL Took some string marks and did well against Minson.

2013 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 Rich Moved/marked well but kicking let him down – 1.2 and one out on the full. 6
2   Appendix.  
3 Geel Assumed No. 1 ruck role when Kreuzer went off but struggled. 3
4 WCE Took it up to Cox and broke even, a big victory for the Blues. 6
5 Adel Poor night. Couldn’t catch a cold and had no influence at all. 2
6 Melb Took five contested marks and eight in total. Kicking still a worry. 6
7 StK Stationed forward but apart from rare occasion he failed to deliver. 4
8 VFL Competed hard in the ruck and took a few nice marks.
9 VFL Bye.
10 VFL Rotated between the ruck and forward. Wayward in front of goal.
11 VFL OK in the ruck but was frozen for chances up front.
12 VFL Won the ruck battle and was a handful up forward.
13 VFL Competed well against Campbell and Wood in the ruck. Solid outing.
14   Rested.  
15 VFL Injured his knee early and took no further part.
16   Knee.  
17   Knee.  
18   Knee.  
19   Knee.  
20   Knee.  
21   Knee.  
22   Knee.  
23   Knee.  
QF   Knee.  
EF   Knee.  

2012 Season

Played for : Carlton

1 Rich Handy with three goals and ruckwork. Again didn’t hold all marks. 6
2 Bris Shared ruckwork equally with Kreuzer and was OK. 5
3 Coll Opposed by Keefe. Strong in aerial contests and also forced ball down. 6
4 Ess Battled manfully for 22 hit-outs but took only 2 marks 4
5 Frem Nice mark and goal early but generally battled in terms of influence. 3
6 GWS Great game. Kicked three goals, including two beauties – 31 hit outs. 8
7 StK Great first term then went right out game – 31 hitouts (six to advantage). 3
8 Adel Hammered by Jacobs who outworked and completely outplayed him. 1
9 Melb Kicked two goals and provided a target in Waite’s absence – nine marks. 6
10 Port Looked dangerous at times with his strong aerial ability. 5
11 Geel Struggled up forward and fared marginally better in ruck – one kick all night. 3
14 Haw Didn’t hold a few marks and had a flat night. 4
15 Coll Injured knee in marking contest 10 minutes in and night was done. 0