Trent WEST


Age: 31yr 10mth Games: 70 Born: Oct 17, 2020
Height: 199cm Weight: 100kg Position: RUC/FWD

2016 Digest:   Battled injury throughout pre-season and is an outside chance to play in the final round of the NAB Challenge. Likely to start year in NEAFL and work back from there.

2016 NAB Cup:   Battled a variety of injuries over pre-season and did not make the line for pre-season matches. He’s got some hard yards ahead.

2016 Season

Played for : Brisbane

1   Played in NEAFL trial against Gold Coast.  
2 NEAFL Share ruck duties with Smith and was just fair, 18 hitouts and two marks.
3 NEAFL Used as a ruck/forward with minimal results. Had 14 hit-outs.
4 NEAFL For a senior player, didn’t provide the experience and strength required.
5 NEAFL Got better as in the game wore on in ruck. Still has a way to go though.
6 NEAFL 21 hit-outs to go with nine possessions in the wet. Fair.
7 NEAFL Bye.
8 NEAFL Did some handy work when in the ruck with 27 hit-outs.
9 Melb Never got into the game although some ruck work was handy. Needs to improve. 3
10 Haw Battled in the ruck against Ceglar and McEvoy, and made several basic errors. 3
11 Carl Won the hit-outs and provided Lions with clearance dominance around ground. 6
12 Frem Nothing to get excited about here. 2
13 NEAFL Rucked solidly for 33 hit-outs, but needed to do more around the ground.
14 NEAFL Dominated the ruck duels with 35 hit-outs and got a bit of ball at ground level.
15 NEAFL Bye.
16 NEAFL Good outing in ruck with 31 hit-outs and 14 disposals in ruck role.
17 NEAFL Ruck work solid and OK when resting forward. Disposal was quite poor though.
18 NEAFL Found it difficult getting involved in the ruck and forward half.
19 NEAFL Good in the ruck and did some handy work around the ground.
20 NEAFL Got a bit of the ball around the ground, but papers look stamped.
21 NEAFL Bye.
22 NEAFL Tried hard in ruck and lack of supply in forward half made it hard assert himself.
23   Senior emergency.  

2015 Season

Played for : Brisbane

1   Knee.  
2   Knee.  
3   Knee.  
4   Knee.  
5   Knee.  
6   Knee.  
7   Knee.  
8   Knee.  
9   Knee.  
10   Knee.  
11   Knee.  
12   Knee.  
13   Knee.  
14   Knee.  
15 NEAFL Spent time forward and kicked two goals.
16 NEAFL Did a bit of ruckwork and spent time forward. Quiet.
17 NEAFL Spelled Smith in ruck. Battled away.
18 NEAFL Increased ruck time and was good against Swans’ talls.
19 NEAFL Rucked and spent time forward. Still quite rusty.
20 Carl Patchy before being subbed out at three-quarter time. 3
21 Adel Subbed out after not impacting the game. 2
22 NEAFL Two handy goals in attack and a few stints in ruck.

2014 Season

Played for : Brisbane

1 Haw Emerged as an unlikely goalkicker with three majors. Impressive start. 6
2 Geel Struggled against former club. Just the three kicks and zero impact. 1
3 GCS Good effort in the ruck and around the ground. 5
4 Port Won 22 hit-outs and had a fine duel with Lobbe in ruck. 5
5 Rich Beaten by Hampson in ruck contests. 3
6 StK Good ruck duel with Hickey and took a couple of spectacular marks. 5
7 Syd Solid at stoppages (29 hit-outs) but not enough influence in general play. 5
8 Ess Kept working hard in ruck and broke even with Ryder. 5
9 NM Held his own against Goldstein in first half and put up a fight. 5
11 Carl Injured knee and left field in second term. 2
12   Knee.  
13   Knee.  
14   Knee.  
15   Knee.  
16   Knee.  
17   Knee.  
18   Knee.  
19   Knee.  
20   Knee.  
21   Knee.  
22   Knee.  
23   Knee.  

2013 Season

Played for : Geelong

1 Haw Little underdone but not really a factor. 4
2 NM Limited impact – eight hit-outs to advantage but not much else. 2
3 Carl Battled hard and better than previous week. Still can improve. 5
4 Syd Nullified Sydney rucks but not a huge game offensively. 4
5 WB Clunked a couple of contested marks, which is a good sign for him. 5
6 Rich Slowly but surely finding some form. Nine hit-outs to advantage and four marks. 5
7 Ess Battled Bellchambers and was able to at least break even. Form improving. 5
8 Coll OK but didn’t have the impact around the ground. Failed to take a single mark. 3
9 Port Rucked well and gave enough around the ground. 5
10 GCS Held his own in ruck and kicked a goal. Form handy but can do more. 5
11 GWS One goal and nine hit-outs to advantage. Not a huge factor. 4
13   Back.  
14 VFL Important in the ruck with 36 hitouts in win over Coburg.
15 VFL Huge with 60 hitouts against Mabon. Great effort.
16 VFL Bye.
17 VFL Beaten in the ruck by Grundy, which was disappointing.
18 VFL Controlled the ruck against Pierce to give Cats first use.
19 NM Only three effective disposals and well beaten in ruck. Subbed out. 1
20 VFL Tag-teamed Wood with Bathie and got the better of the ruck duels.
21 VFL Slow start but worked into the game to have an influence.
22 VFL Dominated the ruck against inferior opponents to give Cats first use.
23 Bris Not much around ground but 11 hit-outs to advantage (Leuenberger had six). 5
SF VFL Thrashed Wood in the ruck. Put his hand up for a senior recall.
PF VFL Battled hard all day and among the better players in loss.

2012 Season

Played for : Geelong

1 Frem Struggled first half but seemed to spark when Stephenson was subbed off. 4
2 Haw Fumbled at a few crucial times but had 32 hit outs – nine to advantage. 4
3 NM Struggled for impact – eight of his 24 hit-outs were to advantage. 4
4 Rich 31 hitouts but only four to advantage and no real impact around ground. 3
5 Bris Conditions didn’t suit his style of rucking but kept on battling. 3
6 Melb Struggled to get into the game. Form some concern to coach no doubt. 3
7 Adel Well beaten by Jacobs and is struggling to find last year’s form. 4
8 Coll Struggled forward and in ruck. Missed key chance 35 metres out in final term. 2
9 WB Kicked a great running goal early but battled until subbed off for final term. 3
10 GWS Out of form. Fumbled at times and wasn’t a factor around the stoppages. 4
11 Carl Four clearances but not really a factor. 3
13 Syd Horrible opening three quarters but lifted late to help side make a charge. 4
14 Port Had eight hits-outs to advantage but just nine touches. Struggling for form. 4
15 GCS Errors early costly. Had eight hit-outs to advantage but needs to lift. 3
16 Coll Five hit-outs to advantage and two goals. Workrate at least was there. 4
17 Ess Rucked well despite giving away height. Looked better around the ground. 5
18 Adel Had 10 hits outs to advantage but quiet around the ground. 3
21 StK Two goals handy and workrate OK. Only three of 32 hit-outs to advantage. 5
22 WB Nice mark and goal to start third term his only influence. Quiet. 3
23 Syd Had eight hit outs to advantage and was good around the ground. 6
EF Frem Rarely got into dangerous situations and didn’t concern the Dockers. 3