Position Defender Discussion

Which players caught your eye after Marsh 1...?

  • D Houston

  • D Byrne-Jones

  • J Dawson

  • J Crisp

  • H Clark

  • L Weller

  • C Blakely

  • W Milera

  • J Short

  • None of the above


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S Hurn:
Domain/Optus Stadium Avg: 90.67 from 120 (42/120 below 80, 77/120 below 100, 14/120 120+)
2009: 95.17 from 12 (1/12 below 80, 6/12 below 100, 1/12 120+)
2010: 79.13 from 8 (4/8 below 80, 6/8 below 100)
2011: 88.33 from 12 (6/12 below 80, 8/12 below 100, 2/12 120+)
2012: 93.5 from 12 (4/12 below 80, 6/12 below 100, 2/12 120+)
2013: 94 from 6 (1/6 below 80, 4/6 below 100)
2014: 96.5 from 10 (3/10 below 80, 6/10 below 100, 1/10 120+)
2015: 73.58 from 12 (8/12 below 80, 11/12 below 100)
2016: 84.08 from 12 (7/12 below 80, 8/12 below 100, 1/12 120+)
2017: 87.67 from 12 (5/12 below 80, 9/12 below 100, 2/12 120+)
2018: 98.67 from 12 (2/12 below 80, 6/12 below 100, 1/12 120+)
2019: 101.27 from 11 (1/11 below 80, 7/11 below 100, 3/11 120+)
2020: 152 from 1

Interstate Avg: 86.20 from 101 (38/101 below 80, 71/101 below 100, 3/101 120+)
2009: 91.2 from 10 (4/10 below 80, 8/10 below 100, 1/10 120+)
2010: 90.86 from 7 (2/7 below 80, 5/7 below 100)
2011: 75 from 10 (5/10 below 80, 9/10 below 100)
2012: 88.8 from 10 (2/10 below 80, 7/10 below 100)
2013: 81 from 6 (2/6 below 80, 3/6 below 100)
2014: 75 from 8 (3/8 below 80, 7/8 below 100)
2015: 78.3 from 10 (6/10 below 80, 8/10 below 100)
2016: 80.4 from 10 (6/10 below 80, 9/10 below 100)
2017: 89.89 from 9 (4/9 below 80, 5/9 below 100, 1/9 120+)
2018: 93.7 from 10 (3/10 below 80, 6/10 below 100, 1/10 120+)
2019: 106.63 from 8 (1/8 below 100)
2020: 82.67 from 3 (1/3 below 80, 3/3 below 100)

Wins Avg: 92.23 from 132 (42/132 below 80, 80/132 below 100, 15/132 120+)
2009: 110.75 from 8 (3/8 below 100, 2/8 120+)
2010: 100.33 from 3 (1/3 below 100)
2011: 85.41 from 17 (8/17 below 80, 12/17 below 100, 2/17 120+)
2012: 96.8 from 15 (4/15 below 80, 7/15 below 100, 2/15 120+)
2013: 99.5 from 6 (1/6 below 80, 2/6 below 100)
2014: 82.8 from 10 (3/10 below 80, 8/10 below 100, 1/10 120+)
2015: 74.69 from 16 (11/16 below 80, 14/16 below 100)
2016: 82.56 from 16 (9/16 below 80, 12/16 below 100, 1/16 120+)
2017: 98.45 from 11 (2/11 below 80, 7/11 below 100, 2/11 120+)
2018: 97.75 from 16 (3/16 below 80, 8/16 below 100, 2/16 120+)
2019: 103.38 from 13 (1/13 below 80, 6/13 below 100, 2/13 120+)
2020: 152 from 1

Losses Avg: 82.94 from 88 (38/88 below 80, 68/88 below 100, 2/88 120+)
2009: 83.43 from 14 (5/14 below 80, 11/14 below 100)
2010: 80.67 from 12 (6/12 below 80, 10/12 below 100)
2011: 71.6 from 5 (3/5 below 80, 5/5 below 100)
2012: 79.71 from 7 (2/7 below 80, 6/7 below 100)
2013: 75.5 from 6 (2/6 below 80, 5/6 below 100)
2014: 92.13 from 8 (3/8 below 80, 5/8 below 100)
2015: 71.8 from 5 (3/5 below 80, 5/5 below 100)
2016: 82 from 6 (4/6 below 80, 5/6 below 100)
2017: 77.8 from 10 (7/10 below 80, 7/10 below 100, 1/10 120+)
2018: 92.83 from 6 (2/6 below 80, 4/6 below 100)
2019: 103.83 from 6 (0/6 below 80, 2/6 below 100, 1/6 120+)
2020: 82.67 from 3 (1/3 below 80, 3/3 below 100)
 
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S Hurn:
Optus Stadium Avg: 90.67 from 120 (41/120 below 80, 77/120 below 100, 14/120 120+)
2009: 95.17 from 12 (1/12 below 80, 6/12 below 100, 1/12 120+)
2010: 79.13 from 8 (4/8 below 80, 6/8 below 100)
2011: 88.33 from 12 (6/12 below 80, 8/12 below 100, 2/12 120+)
2012: 93.5 from 12 (4/12 below 80, 6/12 below 100, 2/12 120+)
2013: 94 from 6 (1/6 below 80, 4/6 below 100)
2014: 96.5 from 10 (3/10 below 80, 6/10 below 100, 1/10 120+)
2015: 73.58 from 12 (8/12 below 80, 11/12 below 100)
2016: 84.08 from 12 (7/12 below 80, 8/12 below 100, 1/12 120+)
2017: 87.67 from 12 (5/12 below 80, 9/12 below 100, 2/12 120+)
2018: 98.67 from 12 (2/12 below 80, 6/12 below 100, 1/12 120+)
2019: 101.27 from 11 (1/11 below 80, 7/11 below 100, 3/11 120+)
2020: 152 from 1

Interstate Avg: 86.20 from 101 (38/101 below 80, 71/101 below 100, 3/101 120+)
2009: 91.2 from 10 (4/10 below 80, 8/10 below 100, 1/10 120+)
2010: 90.86 from 7 (2/7 below 80, 5/7 below 100)
2011: 75 from 10 (5/10 below 80, 9/10 below 100)
2012: 88.8 from 10 (2/10 below 80, 7/10 below 100)
2013: 81 from 6 (2/6 below 80, 3/6 below 100)
2014: 75 from 8 (3/8 below 80, 7/8 below 100)
2015: 78.3 from 10 (6/10 below 80, 8/10 below 100)
2016: 80.4 from 10 (6/10 below 80, 9/10 below 100)
2017: 89.89 from 9 (4/9 below 80, 5/9 below 100, 1/9 120+)
2018: 93.7 from 10 (3/10 below 80, 6/10 below 100, 1/10 120+)
2019: 106.63 from 8 (1/8 below 100)
2020: 82.67 from 3 (1/3 below 80, 3/3 below 100)

Wins Avg:
2009:
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2011:
2012:
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2015:
2016:
2017:
2018: 97.75 from 16 (3/16 below 80, 8/16 below 100, 2/16 120+)
2019: 103.38 from 13 (1/13 below 80, 6/13 below 100, 2/13 120+)
2020: 152 from 1

Losses Avg:
2009:
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2015:
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2017:
2018: 92.83 from 6 (2/6 below 80, 4/6 below 100)
2019: 103.83 from 6 (0/6 below 80, 2/6 below 100, 1/6 120+)
2020: 82.67 from 3 (1/3 below 80, 3/3 below 100)
Looks even better given they didn't start playing at Optus until 2018 😀
 
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Any ideas why Lairds minutes have decreased in the past two games? 78 and 74.

Rounds 1 - 3 his minutes were 81, 101 and 90.

EDIT: I will also add that in terms of TOG%, his rounds 1 - 5 were: 81%, 95%, 88%, 75%, 83%. This seems a bit random but if anything, it is a downward trend.

EDIT 2: I just checked and his TOG% for the last 5 H&A games last season were 91%, 81%, 85%, 83%, 85%. He averaged 98.4 in this period and I am starting to think this sequence or lack thereof is normal for Rory. Crows fans, any ideas? Is he known to be carrying any sort of niggle?
 
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Any ideas why Lairds minutes have decreased in the past two games? 78 and 74.

Rounds 1 - 3 his minutes were 81, 101 and 90.

EDIT: I will also add that in terms of TOG%, his rounds 1 - 5 were: 81%, 95%, 88%, 75%, 83%. This seems a bit random but if anything, it is a downward trend.

EDIT 2: I just checked and his TOG% for the last 5 H&A games last season were 91%, 81%, 85%, 83%, 85%. He averaged 98.4 in this period and I am starting to think this sequence or lack thereof is normal for Rory. Crows fans, any ideas? Is he known to be carrying any sort of niggle?
If anything, and this is purely off the top of my head remembering back to watching the games over the last couple of weeks, he may have slightly seen some more time higher up the field. I won’t go as far to say he saw genuine midfield minutes. But I sort of recall seeing him further up the ground and more ‘around it’ at times the last couple of games.

Also worth noting, the shortened quarters can see blokes get unluckily stuck on the bench for longer periods, particularly when there’s a lack of goals in games or when the ball is stuck over the other side of the ground to the benches. Seems silly to think, but genuinely an issues at times, and is amplified during these shorter quarters given bench stints chew more into overall TOG percentage.
 
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Any ideas why Lairds minutes have decreased in the past two games? 78 and 74.

Rounds 1 - 3 his minutes were 81, 101 and 90.

EDIT: I will also add that in terms of TOG%, his rounds 1 - 5 were: 81%, 95%, 88%, 75%, 83%. This seems a bit random but if anything, it is a downward trend.

EDIT 2: I just checked and his TOG% for the last 5 H&A games last season were 91%, 81%, 85%, 83%, 85%. He averaged 98.4 in this period and I am starting to think this sequence or lack thereof is normal for Rory. Crows fans, any ideas? Is he known to be carrying any sort of niggle?
Can't recall if anything happened to him, but this opinion says it all, finished on 107.

 
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Nathan forgot about Hill's first game where he scored 40/50 in the first quarter and then just.... disappeared ****!
Hill certainly knows how to fade out. His QxQ SC scores ...

Game 1 - 55, 62, 55, 73
Game 2 - 31, 33, 49, 55

So his average score each quarter ...
Q1: 40.5
Q2: 4.5
Q3: 4.5
Q4: 12.0
 
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Hey @Connoisseur, you wouldnt be able to run your comb over Luke Ryan for me would you? Im considering him over Ridley and I wanted to see his scores at home vs away before I make the choice. Much appreciated as always.
 
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Hill certainly knows how to fade out. His QxQ SC scores ...

Game 1 - 55, 62, 55, 73
Game 2 - 31, 33, 49, 55

So his average score each quarter ...
Q1: 40.5
Q2: 4.5
Q3: 4.5
Q4: 12.0
Hasn't really played footy for 2 years so I think he is only just building into it and has only played GCS and Crows to date. Will be interesting viewing against Saints and Eagles next 2.
 

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Hey @Connoisseur, you wouldnt be able to run your comb over Luke Ryan for me would you? Im considering him over Ridley and I wanted to see his scores at home vs away before I make the choice. Much appreciated as always.
Sorry for the late response.

As requested:
Career Disposals Avg: 18.09 from 54
SC avg when disposals equal/exceed 19: 110.75 from 24 (1/24 below 80, 9/24 below 100, 9/24 120+)
SC avg when disposals below 19: 71.57 from 30 (19/30 below 80, 27/30 below 100)

Wins: 107.37 from 19 (0/19 below 80, 8/19 below 100, 4/19 120+)
2017: 103.5 from 2
2018: 106.38 from 8
2019: 109.13 from 8
2020: 109 from 1

Losses: 79 from 35 (20/35 below 80, 28/35 below 100, 5/35 120+)
2017: 70.89 from 9
2018: 79.5 from 12
2019: 85.2 from 10
2020: 80.25 from 4

WA: 92.11 from 27 (9/27 below 80, 17/27 below 100, 5/27 120+)
2017: 69 from 5 (4/5 below 80, 4/5 below 100)
2018: 96.42 from 12 (3/12 below 80, 6/12 below 100, 3/12 120+)
2019: 98.5 from 10 (2/10 below 80, 7/10 below 100, 2/10 120+)
2020: 0 from 0

Interstate: 85.85 from 27 (11/27 below 80, 19/27 below 100, 4/27 120+)
2017: 83.33 from 6 (2/6 below 80, 4/6 below 100, 1/6 120+)
2018: 81 from 8 (4/8 below 80, 7/8 below 100, 1/8 120+)
2019: 92.5 from 8 (2/8 below 80, 5/8 below 100, 1/8 120+)
2020: 86 from 5 (3/5 below 80, 3/5 below 100, 1/5 120+)
 
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