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Hugh
McCluggage

Height
185 cm
DOB
03-03-1998
Weight
83 kg
Debut
2017
Games
2018
22
Career
40
Goals
2018
10
Career
18
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1700
Avg
77
HughMcCluggage

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Ballarat Rebels
Clubs: Brisbane Lions
Debut: Rd 3 2017
Brownlow Votes: -

Introduction

Classy midfielder Hugh McCluggage was taken by the Brisbane Lions at Pick No. 3 in the 2016 AFL Draft.

He is an elite ball-winner with fantastic foot skills, but his forward-half efficiency makes him a truly special talent.

Season by Season

Season by Season

• McCluggage made his AFL debut in Round 3 against St Kilda. 

• He earned a Rising Star nomination in Round 14 after tallying 19 disposals, eight marks and nine involvements against GWS. 

• Played 18 Senior matches and averaged 15 disposals per game.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 10.9
    • Handballs 8.5
    • Disposals 19.4
    • Marks 4.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.1
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 77.3

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 North Melbourne Rd 20
Handballs 21 Hawthorn Rd 17
Disposals 29 Hawthorn Rd 17
Marks 8 GWS Giants Rd 14
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Fremantle Rd 15
Goals 3 North Melbourne Rd 20
AFL Fantasy 123 North Melbourne Rd 20

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 St Kilda L 107 - 82 11 7 18 4 0 1 2 1 0 1 59
2 Melbourne L 74 - 100 11 7 18 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 69
3 Port Adelaide L 97 - 92 10 4 14 5 0 0 1 5 2 0 82
4 Richmond L 110 - 17 13 3 16 2 0 2 2 2 0 1 56
5 Gold Coast Suns L 71 - 76 11 15 26 5 0 1 0 5 0 0 99
6 GWS Giants L 77 - 43 10 6 16 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 62
7 Collingwood L 114 - 121 11 4 15 8 0 2 0 1 1 0 77
8 Western Bulldogs L 107 - 93 9 6 15 5 0 2 1 1 1 0 63
9 Hawthorn W 129 - 73 13 14 27 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 83
10 Sydney Swans L 49 - 67 13 4 17 3 0 1 0 6 0 0 81
11 North Melbourne L 141 - 87 4 5 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 28
12 Essendon L 62 - 84 8 4 12 6 0 2 0 4 0 3 71
14 GWS Giants L 82 - 109 15 12 27 8 0 1 1 5 0 0 111
15 Fremantle W 64 - 119 15 9 24 5 0 1 2 6 0 1 98
16 Carlton W 120 - 55 12 8 20 6 0 1 1 4 1 1 91
17 Hawthorn W 65 - 98 8 21 29 3 0 1 1 4 1 0 95
18 Adelaide Crows L 88 - 93 10 10 20 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 54
19 Geelong Cats L 120 - 78 7 9 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 42
20 North Melbourne L 104 - 107 15 11 26 7 0 0 1 5 3 0 123
21 Collingwood L 104 - 73 10 8 18 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 67
22 Gold Coast Suns W 74 - 78 11 11 22 5 0 0 0 5 1 1 97
23 West Coast Eagles L 72 - 98 13 8 21 6 0 3 0 4 0 0 92
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 17 240 186 426 96 0 21 14 68 10 9 1700

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 40
    • Kicks 9.8
    • Handballs 7.7
    • Disposals 17.5
    • Marks 4.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.6
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 70.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 North Melbourne Rd 20, 2018
Handballs 21 Hawthorn Rd 17, 2018
Disposals 29 Hawthorn Rd 17, 2018
Marks 8 GWS Giants Rd 14, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Fremantle Rd 15, 2018
Goals 3 North Melbourne Rd 20, 2018
AFL Fantasy 123 North Melbourne Rd 20, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Brisbane Lions 240 186 426 96 0 21 14 68 10 9 1700
2017 Brisbane Lions 152 120 272 70 0 13 8 36 8 15 1102

Legend

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