Tom DOWNIE

#44  

Age: 26yr 4mth Games: 9 Born: Apr 27, 2021
Height: 201cm Weight: 99kg Position:

2017 Digest:   Insurance ruck option tracked along steadily and rewarded with game time against Eagles. Back to the NEAFL.

2017 NAB Cup:  

2017 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1   Ill.  
2   Ill.  
3   Ill.  
4   Ill.  
5   Ill.  
6   Ill.  
7   Ill.  
8   Ill.  
9   Ill.  
10   Retired.  
11   Retired.  
12   Retired.  
13   Retired.  
14   Retired.  
15   Retired.  
16   Retired.  
17   Retired.  
18   Retired.  
19   Retired.  
20   Retired.  
21   Retired.  
22   Retired.  
23   Retired.  
QF    
SF    
PF   Retired.  

2016 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1   Played in NEAFL trial against Sydney.  
2 NEAFL Impressed with his attack on the ball after half time in ruck.
3 NEAFL Good tussle in ruck against Derickx and Nankervis. Had 21 hit-outs.
4 NEAFL Big afternoon with two goals to go with 28 hitouts and 19 touches.
5 NEAFL Lowered colors to Nicholls in the ruck contests.
6 NEAFL Played second fiddle to Simpson in the ruck. 11 hitouts, eight marks.
7 NEAFL Bye.
8 NEAFL Rucked well and was a threat in attack with three goals and seven marks.
9 NEAFL 20 hit-outs and two goals in the ruck and resting forward. Good outing.
10 NEAFL Best of Giants’ rucks with 24 hit-outs, 16 touches and a goal. Injured elbow though.
11 NEAFL Very good in the ruck. Dominated the hit-outs and gave midfielders first use.
12 NEAFL OK in ruck and booted a goal resting forward.
13 Ess Didn’t take advantage of opportunity and well beaten by Bomber pair. 2
14 NEAFL Ruck work was decent and showed a bit around the ground.
15 NEAFL Bye.
16 NEAFL Influential big man with 22 hit-outs and two goals in ruck and attack.
17 NEAFL Kicking let him down at times, but was lively in forward half and serviceable in the ruck.
18   Shoulder.  
19   Shoulder.  
20 NEAFL Good in the ruck (23 hit-outs) and was a presence up forward with two goals.
21 NEAFL Did some good things up forward (two goals) and in the ruck.
22 NEAFL Big presence up forward with four goals and seven marks (three contested).
23 NEAFL Bye.
QF NEAFL Shared ruck load with Simpson. 14 hit-outs, but laid seven tackles at ground level.
PF    

2015 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1    
2   Had 16 hitouts and a goal as main ruckman.  
3 NEAFL Rucked fairly well against Swans talls.
4 NEAFL Kicked two goals and had 13 hitouts.
5 NEAFL Wasn’t a big factor on the night.
6 NEAFL Solid in ruck in tandem with Phillips.
7 NEAFL Rotated through ruck 24 hitouts and five marks.
8 NEAFL Had an impact in ruck and attack with three goals.
9 NEAFL Bye.
10 NEAFL Rotated through ruck and attack. Two goals, 16 hitouts.
11 NEAFL 29 hitouts and a goal in hard-fought win.
12 NEAFL Best afield in big win with 45 hitouts.
13 NEAFL Bye.
14 Rich Rucked well against Maric. Had 21 hit-outs and was a presence. 4
15 StK Big kid was lead ruckman but well beaten. 3
16 GCS OK in the ruck and managed to boot a goal. 4
17 Geel One goal and while he certainly didn’t set world on fire he showed glimpses. 4
18 Frem A rough day. Battled in the ruck and got hurt. 3
19 NEAFL Gave mids first use with 46 hitouts in big ruck effort.
20 NEAFL Bye.
21 NEAFL Even battle in ruck with Derickx. 35 hitouts.
22 Carl Best game at league level so far. 37 hitouts and controlled the ruck. 7
23 Melb OK start but then overwhelmed in ruck by Gawn. Good learning lesson. 4

2014 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1 PM Did well in the ruck and showed the value of a good pre-season.
2 NEAFL Struggled to find a position but was good in patches.
3 NEAFL Poor start but had a good second half in the ruck.
4 NEAFL Young giant has a way to go, but building experience.
5 NEAFL Bye.
6 NEAFL Solid in the ruck with 15 hit outs.
7   Soreness.  
8   Rested.  
9 NEAFL Bye.
10 NEAFL Played ruck and forward. Did well; 13 hit outs and a goal.
11 NEAFL Did his bit, though needs to use height to be a marking target.
12   Senior emergency.  
13 NEAFL OK in the ruck, and kicked a goal.
14 NEAFL Bye.
15 NEAFL Played down back at times and went OK.
16 NEAFL Big man did what was required.
17 NEAFL Did what was required in the ruck alongside Giles.
18 NEAFL Quiet afternoon.
19 NEAFL Best on ground playing at centre-half-back.
20 NEAFL Played full-back and was very solid.
21 NEAFL Did some good things, but drifted in and out.
22 NEAFL Did some good things, but drifted in and out.
23 NEAFL Bye.
QF NEAFL Had some nice moments, worked hard with eight tackles,
SF    
PF    
GF    

2013 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

1 NEAFL Beaten in the ruck by Jesse White.
2 NEAFL Beaten in the ruck by Longer but competed all day.
3 NEAFL Rucked for much of the game alone. Won numerous hitouts.
4 NEAFL Competed strongly in the ruck. Still developing though.
5 NEAFL Among the Giants best in the ruck. Better this week.
6 NEAFL Bye.
7 NEAFL Won the ruck battle and pushed forward to hit scoreboard.
8 NEAFL Kicked a nice goal and battled hard against Michael.
9 NEAFL Competed well but lowered his colors in the ruck.
10 NEAFL Worked hard in the ruck. Continues to build his game.
11 NEAFL Rucked fairly well in trying conditions up north.
12 NEAFL Toiled hard in the ruck to swing momentum the Giants way.
13 NEAFL Bye.
14 NEAFL Controlled the ruck to give the Giants first use of the ball.
15 NEAFL Named among the best in reserves’ big win.
16 NEAFL Rotated between the ruck and forward. Chimed in with two goals.
17 NEAFL Bye.
18 NEAFL Rucked well and pushed forward for two handy goals.
19 NEAFL Dominant big man on the ground. Pushed forward for a few goals.
20 Frem Young ruckman overwhelmed by Clarke and had zero impact. 1
21 NEAFL Beaten in the ruck by Longer but battled hard.
22 NEAFL Fantastic game in the ruck and took some good, strong marks.
23 NEAFL Worked hard in the ruck but wasn’t able to have big influence.
QF    
SF    
PF    
GF    

2012 Season

Played for : GWS Giants

2 NEAFL Pushed forward to kick a goal and ruck serviceably.
3 NEAFL Kicked a couple of goals and took some contested marks.
4 NEAFL Coming along well in his time in the ruck.
5 NEAFL Quiet game up forward still learning.
7 NEAFL Rucked all day and keeps improving.
8 NEAFL Beaten in the ruck. Appeared powerless to stop Lions.
10 NEAFL Tried hard in the ruck but was beaten on the day.
12 NEAFL Rucked well against the Thunder.
13 NEAFL Kicked a goal pushing forward from the ruck.
14 NEAFL Continues to learn the craft behind Phillips.
15 NEAFL Strong effort in the ruck.
16 NEAFL Impressive up forward with four goals, and good in ruck.
17 NEAFL Rucked solidly for the young Giants team in Wagga.
18 NEAFL Battled hard when in the ruck but not his best outing.
19 NEAFL Kicked a goal and continues his slow development.
21 NEAFL OK in the ruck. Developing slowly.