Tony ARMSTRONG

#27  

Age: 30yr 2mth Games: 35 Born: Sep 29, 2020
Height: 183cm Weight: 80kg Position: DEF
Dream Team Profile

2015 Digest:   Delisted and re-rookied after failing to break into the senior line-up on a consistent basis in his first year at the club. The clock is ticking on his career. Has skill but perhaps lacks physical presence.

2015 NAB Cup:   Unsighted at senior level thus far but played in VFL trial on Saturday.

2015 Season

Played for : Collingwood

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3 VFL 22 possessions and ran hard from defence.
4 VFL Injured early and took no further part.
5   Knee.  
6 Geel Always under pressure at half back, but handled it OK. 4
7 VFL Solid outing with 19 touches and a goal in win.
8 VFL Bye.
9 VFL Mopped up well down back to end with 29 disposals.
10 VFL Provided some good run from defence again.
11 VFL Fair in defence with 16 possessions.
12 VFL Bye.
13 VFL In everything early then ran out game well. 27 touches.
14 VFL Just 11 touches but played his bit when required down back.
15   Knee.  
16   Knee.  
17 VFL Ran well from defence with six rebound 50s.
18 VFL Provided a spark at times running out of defence.
19 VFL Rebounded and linked fairly well from back half.
20 VFL Composed when running out of defence.
21 VFL Set up play from the back half. 28 possessions.
22 VFL Quieter in terms of possessions, but defended well enough.
23 VFL Tweaked a calf and only played just on a half.

2014 Season

Played for : Collingwood

1 PM Poor early but was involved much more after the main break.
2 VFL Didn’t have his best day running out of defence. Loose.
3 PM Dominated running off half back against AIS Academy.
4 VFL Down on last week’s effort in big loss to Port Melbourne.
5 VFL Defended well and provided good drive from the back half.
6 VFL Didn’t have a great day down back.
7 VFL Provided some run from defence, but had a few off moments.
8 VFL Bye.
9 VFL Ran hard and had an impact on the scoreboard – 2.3.
10 VFL Played as a forward and was good with two goals.
11 VFL Bye.
12 VFL Worked hard defensively in the attack half.
13 VFL Struggled to get his running game going.
14 VFL In and out of the game without grabbing hold of the contest.
15 VFL Given space in defence to collect 20 possessions. Solid.
16 VFL Ran hard from defence to end with 18 possessions.
17 VFL Hard worker defensively and gave some run with ball in hand.
18 VFL Had 32 touches but was ill-disciplined. Needs to do better.
19 Port Used ball with precision on a night many didn’t. Handy contributor. 6
20 WCE Used across half back. Did a few good things and certainly not the worst. 5
21 Bris Late replacement for Pendlebury having already played VFL. Did OK. 6
22 GWS Starting to find a role in best 22. Used ball well and was composed under pressure. 6
23 Haw Should have played a game earlier in day as he struggled to get involved. 2
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2013 Season

Played for : Sydney Swans

1 GWS Sub thrown on early in final term but had limited impact. 5
2   Returned to the reserves this week as he chases some consistency off half back.  
3 NM In Shaw’s place in defence was OK without creating as frequent run. 5
4 Geel Used across half back and OK but not a huge factor. 5
5 StK Plenty of possessions off half back but often rushed disposals. 5
6 Bris Didn’t have a big day but played his part. 4
7 Haw Used across half back and OK early but went right out of the game. 4
8 NEAFL Influential early until being subbed out.
9 NEAFL Rebounded well from the back half. Solid outing.
10 NEAFL Provided good drive and was good defensively.
11 NEAFL Tracked by Gillbee who limited his output to a degree.
12 NEAFL Bye.
13 Port Difficult afternoon trying to keep track of Neade. 4
14 NEAFL Won plenty of the ball but disposal wayward at times.
15 NEAFL Led the way with his good run from defence against Eastlake.
16 NEAFL Had some good patches but was inconsistent on the day.
17 NEAFL Gave good run from half back and through midfield. Strong game.
18 NEAFL Bye.
19 NEAFL Ran well out of defence to drive the Swans forward.
20 NEAFL Did well in defence and provided good rebounding run.
21 NEAFL Did well once again in defence. Rebounded beautifully.
22 NEAFL Bye.
23 NEAFL A standout in defence. Provided great run and rebound.
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SF VFL Influential off the half back line, providing plenty of run.
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2012 Season

Played for : Sydney Swans

2 NEAFL Worked into the game after an injury layoff. Just fair.
3 NEAFL Took the game on from the outset. One of the Swans best.
4 NM Replaced Rohan after just two minutes and kicked one fine goal 4
5 NEAFL Back in the side after a senior debut and was only fair.
6 NEAFL Involved in multiple scoring chains off half back.
7 NEAFL Copped a heavy knock but trudged on.
8 NEAFL Started in defence before coming off as an emergency.
10 WB Used as a sub in the third term, did well picking up nine touches. 4
11 Ess Close to best afield in first half quarter. Ran hard and pace troubled Dons. 7
13 Geel Didn’t cause Cats too many problems but a few good things at half forward. 5
14 GWS Continues to settle in nicely in the backline, picking up 22 possessions. 5
15 Bris Named sub despite strong recent form. Pulled off a nice smother late. 2
17 NEAFL Ball use was solid throughout and gave good run.
18 NEAFL Drifted in and out of the game, used in mid and defence.
19 NEAFL Moved to defence in second half. OK effort.
20 Coll Came on in final term as sub but too late to make much impact. 1
21 NEAFL Back after being the sub last week. Just OK.
22 NEAFL Provided good run and rebound down back.
23 Geel Got a fair bit of the ball and used it well. Handy player. 7
SF NEAFL Strong contributor early but was taken off at half time.