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Team of the Week: Round 13

Two Lions have been picked in AFL Media's Team of the Week from Round 13.

8:45am  Jun 20, 2017

Goal of the year: Hipwood

Eric Hipwood has been nominated for the AFL's goal of the year following a classy finish against Port Adelaide on Saturday.

12:14pm  Jun 19, 2017

Pocket Profile: Eric Hipwood

Eric Hipwood answers some quick fire questions for the AFL Record.

10:50am  Jun 15, 2017

Latest Player Video

Goal of the Year: Eric Hipwood

11:51am  Jun 19, 2017

Eric Hipwood's bright future

11:23am  Jun 17, 2017

Goal of the Year: Eric Hipwood

11:44am  May 29, 2017

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Eric
Hipwood

Height
202 cm
DOB
13-09-1997
Weight
92 kg
Debut
-
Games
2017
12
Career
22
Goals
2017
17
Career
28
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
517
Avg
43
EricHipwood

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Aspley 
Clubs: Brisbane Lions
Debut: Round 13, 2016
Recruited from: Lions Academy
Brownlow Votes: -

Brisbane secured versatile tall Eric Hipwood with Pick No. 14 in the 2015 National Draft, after matching Richmond's bid.

Strong overhead and agile for his size, Hipwood is able to play at either end of the ground. He averaged 21 disposals and over seven marks per game at the national under 18 titles.

The 18-year-old Hyundai Help for Kids Lions Academy product was impressive for Aspley in the NEAFL Grand Final, booting two goals for the Hornets.

 

Season by Season

Season by Season

• Eric Hipwood played his first professional game of football in Round 13 against the West Coast Eagles where he also managed to kick his first goal.

• Starting off strong, the 200cm forward continued to impress by averaging 6 kicks, 9.5 disposals and 3.5 handballs.

• He also impressed in Round 18 against the Bombers with a mark that landed him a nomination for the AFL’s Mark of the Year.

• He impacted the scoreboard, kicking 11.16 for the season

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 12
    • Kicks 5.7
    • Handballs 2.0
    • Disposals 7.7
    • Marks 2.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 1.6
    • Goals 1.4
    • AFL Fantasy 43.1

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Port Adelaide Rd 13
Handballs 4 Adelaide Crows Rd 9
Disposals 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 5
Marks 5 Western Bulldogs Rd 5
Hit-outs 1 St Kilda Rd 3
Tackles 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 9
Goals 3 Western Bulldogs Rd 5
AFL Fantasy 83 Western Bulldogs Rd 5

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns W 96 - 98 8 4 12 5 0 1 0 1 2 0 64
2 Essendon L 84 - 111 7 1 8 5 0 0 2 1 2 2 50
3 St Kilda L 107 - 76 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 10
4 Richmond L 67 - 119 4 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 27
5 Western Bulldogs L 122 - 90 8 4 12 5 0 0 0 4 3 2 83
6 Port Adelaide L 67 - 150 3 1 4 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 33
7 Sydney Swans L 135 - 81 4 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15
8 Hawthorn L 113 - 75 9 1 10 4 0 3 0 1 2 2 62
9 Adelaide Crows L 60 - 140 5 4 9 1 0 1 3 6 0 0 42
10 Collingwood L 129 - 84 4 2 6 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 22
12 Fremantle W 121 - 64 5 3 8 2 0 1 0 3 1 2 48
13 Port Adelaide L 121 - 81 10 0 10 4 0 1 0 1 2 2 61
14 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
19 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 10 68 24 92 32 1 7 9 19 17 10 517

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 5.8
    • Handballs 2.7
    • Disposals 8.5
    • Marks 2.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 1.4
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 45.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Port Adelaide Rd 13, 2017
Handballs 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 20, 2016
Disposals 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 5, 2017
Marks 5 Western Bulldogs Rd 5, 2017
Hit-outs 1 St Kilda Rd 3, 2017
Tackles 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 9, 2017
Goals 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 16, 2016
AFL Fantasy 83 Western Bulldogs Rd 5, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Brisbane Lions 68 24 92 32 1 7 9 19 17 10 517
2016 Brisbane Lions 60 35 95 30 2 14 0 12 11 16 486

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

Milestones