Todd ELTON

#43  

Age: 26yr 4mth Games: 10 Born: Apr 29, 2021
Height: 197cm Weight: 101kg Position:

2017 Digest:   The clock is ticking for the former star junior who has failed to establish himself in five years. Has versatility in his favour but it’s now time.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : Richmond

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3 WCE Couldn’t keep up with the frantic pace of the contest. Game to forget 3
4 Bris Provided a big target although only mildly effective against a determined McStay. 4
5 Melb Took a good contested mark in final term and had stints in the ruck. Not a real factor though. 3
6   Senior emergency.  
7 WB Big bloke prepared to cover some ground early. Hands were usually reliable. 4
8 Frem Played in bursts. Started well and was against ok late but for long periods was not sighted playing forward/ruck. 3
9 VFL Booted three goals and provided a physical presence in attack.
10 Ess Had task of being second banana up forward. One kick in first half was a goal. Fans then made up a missing persons sign. 2
11 VFL Quiet game then hurt his shoulder late and looks set for a stint on the sidelines.
12   Shoulder.  
13   Shoulder.  
14   Shoulder.  
15   Shoulder.  
16 VFL Worked hard on return from injury and was encouraging.
17 VFL The competitor never stopped trying but he was just so-so on the day. Not a lot of impact.
18 VFL Didn't influence the game. Tigers not happy with his zero contested marks.
19 VFL Tigers value his work rate up and down the ground as a key forward. Played his role but needs to hit scoreboard more often.
20 VFL Bye.
21 VFL Took a couple of contested marks and had 13 touches. Fair.
22 VFL Kicked two goals and did some encouraging things. Took a ripper mark.
23 VFL Took five marks and was in and out of the game.
QF   Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.  
SF   Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.  
PF   Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.  
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2016 Season

Played for : Richmond

1   Played in VFL trial against Northern Blues.  
2   Played in VFL trial against Essendon.  
3 VFL Had a big job down back and wasn’t disgraced but beaten on the day.
4 VFL Defended capably against Bulldogs’ talls.
5 VFL Used ball well and was OK in defensive contests.
6 VFL Marked well at times, but wasn’t able to quell Sandy’s forwards.
7   Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.  
8   Ankle.  
9   Ankle.  
10 VFL Played more forward then recent times and kicked a goal. Fair.
11   Foot.  
12   Foot.  
13   Foot.  
14   Foot.  
15   Ankle.  
16 VFL Played half the match and was OK in forward half.
17   Bye.  
18 VFL Took some strong marks and did chances of a call up no harm.
19 VFL Did some handy things in attack and kicked a couple of goals.
20 VFL Marked the ball well in attack, but was wayward with 1.4.
21 VFL Didn’t have big numbers, but kicked two goals and contested well.
22 StK Nice mark and goal early then fumbled at times before a few marks late. 4
23 Syd Well beaten by Grundy. Also found the going tough in the ruck. 3

2015 Season

Played for : Richmond

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3 VFL Off injured early.
4 VFL Defended well when required – which wasn’t often.
5 VFL Up and down afternoon in defence.
6 VFL Strong outing in defence. Nearing a senior call up.
7 Coll Found going tough in defence early on Cloke and moved. Struggled. 3
8 VFL Quiet night after stint in seniors.
9 VFL Moved into attack and kicked a couple of goals.
10 VFL Battled hard down back against Werribee talls.
11 VFL Bye.
12   Rested.  
13   Didn’t play for Richmond VFL.  
14 VFL Had knee issues entering game and appears hampered still.
15   Knee.  
16   Knee.  
17 VFL Only featured after half time on return from injury.
18 VFL Defended well enough against a few good opponents.
19 VFL Bye.
20 VFL Tried hard but wasn’t his best day in defence.
21 VFL Tried hard but was ultimately beaten in defence.
22 VFL Did some good things in defence.
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EF    

2014 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 PM Kicked two goals and took some nice marks.
2 PM Used at both ends and in the ruck. Battled hard.
3 VFL Played in the ruck and up forward. A rare shining light.
4 VFL Struggled to get into the game.
5 VFL Had a day to forget. Tried hard but nothing went his way.
6 VFL Presented well and took some nice marks.
7 VFL Did some handy things and continues to develop.
8 VFL Bye.
9 VFL Kicked a goal and took five marks. Fair.
10 VFL Injured shoulder early and took no further part.
11 VFL Quiet day with just five touches.
12 VFL Bye.
13 VFL Rotated through the ruck and did well against Wood.
14 VFL Spent time in attack and the ruck. Only fair.
15 VFL Conditions didn’t suit and was unable to get into the game.
16 VFL Did well playing in defence and took some nice marks.
17 VFL Strong effort after half time down back.
18 VFL Eight possessions and no impact.
19 VFL Played on Spencer White (three goals) and battled hard.
20 VFL Quiet game in terms of touches, but defended well.
21 VFL Competed hard down back and showed some good signs.
22 VFL Did well down back with 17 touches. Rebounded strongly.
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2013 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 PM Contested well and used the ball nicely. Improving.
2 VFL Chimed in with three goals and took some strong marks.
3 VFL In and out of the game. Had a few nice moments.
4 VFL Provided a good target roaming up from half forward. Solid.
5 VFL Did a few nice things but was quiet for big patches.
6 VFL Quiet game with others starring around him.
7 VFL Bye.
8 VFL Started well in defence but drifted from the game as Bees took over.
9 VFL Took a few nice marks but was in and out.
10 VFL Presented well and marked strongly at times in the mud.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Used in defence and was fair. Looks better up forward.
13 VFL Struggled a bit. Down on early season form.
14 VFL Tried hard down back but had little support in the way of talls.
15 VFL Played on Lourey and did a fairly good job overall.
16 VFL Bye.
17 VFL Down a bit, but continued to persist in trying conditions.
18 VFL Did well after half time with some strong marks.
19 VFL Used up forward and relieved in the ruck. Improved outing.
20 VFL Chipped in with two goals along with 18 touches and eight marks.
21 VFL Struggled to get into the game.
22 VFL Did some nice things and rewarded with two goals.
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2012 Season

Played for : Richmond

1 VFL Tried hard but couldn’t make an impact up forward.
2 VFL Played a number of roles. Still learning.
4 VFL Injured early and didn’t return.
6 VFL Kicked two goals and took some strong marks.
7 VFL Not his best outing but did a few good things.
8 VFL OK down back but was beaten a few times.
11 VFL Made the most of limited chances to kick two goals.
13 VFL Faded after a great start but showed plenty of talent.
14 Adel Key position player making his AFL debut. 3
16 VFL Kicked two goals and showed some quality as a forward.
17 VFL Slow start but worked into the game. Finished well.
18 VFL Worked into the game. Kicked a goal. Developing.
19 VFL Worked hard to provide a target. Not the worst.
20 VFL Tried hard up front. The conditions and supply were poor.
21 VFL Quiet game with no real impact.