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MRP Update

The AFL has released the findings from the Match Review Panel and the Brisbane Lions have one incident from Round 8.

3:20pm  May 15, 2017

Hipwood the Rising Star

One of the key planks in the Brisbane Lions' future is the round five NAB AFL Rising Star nominee.

9:51am  Apr 26, 2017

Hipwood throws himself into 2017

Didn’t Eric Hipwood look impressive in last night’s 8-point win against the Bulldogs?

12:45pm  Mar 3, 2017

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Hippy on target

2:29pm  Apr 22, 2017

Post-match: Eric Hipwood

10:36pm  Apr 1, 2017

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Eric
Hipwood

Height
202 cm
DOB
13-09-1997
Weight
92 kg
Debut
-
Games
2017
9
Career
19
Goals
2017
13
Career
24
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
386
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 9
    • Kicks 5.4
    • Handballs 2.1
    • Disposals 7.6
    • Marks 2.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 1.4
    • AFL Fantasy 42.9

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 Hawthorn Rd 8
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 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
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: 1 - L: 8 49 19 68 24 1 5 7 15 13 6 386

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 19
    • Kicks 5.7
    • Handballs 2.8
    • Disposals 8.6
    • Marks 2.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 1.4
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 45.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 Hawthorn Rd 8, 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 49 19 68 24 1 5 7 15 13 6 386
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