tmedia
Main content

Latest Player News

Duo tipped for big years

Harris Andrews and Eric Hipwood have been tipped by their peers to have breakout years.

5:24pm  Mar 6, 2018

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

Latest Player Video

Post-match: Eric Hipwood

7:00pm  Mar 3, 2018

Eric Hipwood on Fox

3:09pm  Jul 26, 2017

Senior Players List

30

Eric
Hipwood

Height
203 cm
DOB
13-09-1997
Weight
90 kg
Debut
-
Games
2018
4
Career
34
Goals
2018
5
Career
46
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
201
Avg
50
EricHipwood

Player Bio

At A Glance

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

Sponsor

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

• Promising young forward Eric Hipwood, who booted 30 goals in his second season of AFL, was named Rookie of the Year at the Lions' Club Champion Dinner.

• After kicking three goals in the Lions’ Round 5 loss to the Western Bulldogs, Hipwood earned a Rising Star nomination.

• Hipwood played 20 games this year for the Lions but was robbed of playing in round 23 against North Melbourne because of a knee injury. 

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

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 4
    • Kicks 6.5
    • Handballs 4.3
    • Disposals 10.8
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.8
    • Tackles 1.0
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 50.3

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 Gold Coast Suns Rd 5
Handballs 7 Port Adelaide Rd 3
Disposals 14 Port Adelaide Rd 3
Marks 5 Richmond Rd 4
Hit-outs 2 Richmond Rd 4
Tackles 2 St Kilda Rd 1
Goals 3 Gold Coast Suns Rd 5
AFL Fantasy 71 Port Adelaide Rd 3

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 St Kilda L 107 - 82 6 1 7 3 0 1 2 2 1 0 38
2 Melbourne L 74 - 100 7 7 14 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 55
3 Port Adelaide L 97 - 92 7 7 14 5 1 2 0 0 3 0 71
4 Richmond L 110 - 17 6 2 8 5 2 0 2 1 0 0 37
5 Gold Coast Suns L 71 - 76 8 3 11 1 0 2 0 0 3 0 53
6 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
11 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
14 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
20 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
23 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 5 26 17 43 16 3 3 4 4 5 1 201

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 34
    • Kicks 6.2
    • Handballs 2.9
    • Disposals 9.1
    • Marks 3.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 1.2
    • Goals 1.4
    • AFL Fantasy 47.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 Western Bulldogs Rd 20, 2017
Handballs 7 Port Adelaide Rd 3, 2018
Disposals 17 Western Bulldogs Rd 20, 2017
Marks 5 Richmond Rd 4, 2018
Hit-outs 2 Richmond Rd 4, 2018
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
2018 Brisbane Lions 26 17 43 16 3 3 4 4 5 1 201
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

Awards

Club Awards

Rookie of the Year
2017