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Brownlow Wrap

Find out how the Lions faired at the 2017 Brownlow.

10:45am  Sep 26, 2017

Player Review: Hipwood

In only his second season, Brisbane Lions forward Eric Hipwood is fast emerging as one of the AFL’s brightest prospects.

4:30pm  Sep 22, 2017

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The winner of the Rising Star Award has been nominated by round four in half of its 24 years.

9:37am  Aug 29, 2017

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Goal of the Year: Eric Hipwood

11:51am  Jun 19, 2017

Senior Players List

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Eric
Hipwood

Height
202 cm
DOB
13-09-1997
Weight
92 kg
Debut
-
Games
2017
20
Career
30
Goals
2017
30
Career
41
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
913
Avg
46
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 20
    • Kicks 6.2
    • Handballs 2.4
    • Disposals 8.6
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 1.3
    • Goals 1.5
    • AFL Fantasy 45.7

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 Western Bulldogs Rd 20
Handballs 6 Western Bulldogs Rd 20
Disposals 17 Western Bulldogs Rd 20
Marks 5 Melbourne Rd 22
Hit-outs 1 St Kilda Rd 3
Tackles 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 9
Goals 4 Essendon Rd 15
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 L 86 - 146 8 1 9 3 0 3 0 0 1 2 46
15 Essendon W 82 - 90 9 3 12 3 0 3 1 2 4 0 74
16 Geelong Cats L 78 - 163 5 3 8 4 0 0 1 0 2 0 42
17 Richmond L 112 - 81 7 1 8 2 0 1 2 0 2 2 38
18 Carlton W 112 - 82 5 2 7 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 44
19 West Coast Eagles L 113 - 45 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Western Bulldogs L 89 - 103 11 6 17 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 60
21 Gold Coast Suns W 142 - 84 6 3 9 3 0 1 0 2 1 1 49
22 Melbourne L 104 - 91 5 5 10 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 43
23 North Melbourne L 79 - 130 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 17 124 48 172 59 1 16 15 25 30 16 913

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 30
    • Kicks 6.1
    • Handballs 2.8
    • Disposals 8.9
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 1.2
    • Goals 1.4
    • AFL Fantasy 46.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 Western Bulldogs Rd 20, 2017
Handballs 6 Western Bulldogs Rd 20, 2017
Disposals 17 Western Bulldogs Rd 20, 2017
Marks 5 Melbourne Rd 22, 2017
Hit-outs 1 St Kilda Rd 3, 2017
Tackles 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 9, 2017
Goals 4 Essendon Rd 15, 2017
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 124 48 172 59 1 16 15 25 30 16 913
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