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Schache sizzles in NEAFL

Josh Schache has made a welcome return to form, booting five goals in the NEAFL against Southport yesterday.

11:42pm  Jun 17, 2017

Schache re-signs

The Brisbane Lions have secured the playing services of Josh Schache for a further two years.

2:08pm  Jun 8, 2017

Recovery Report: JLT 3

The Brisbane Lions are set to regain the services of Hugh McCluggage and Josh Schache in the early rounds of the 2017 season.

2:23pm  Mar 14, 2017

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NEAFL: Josh Schache kicks five

10:43pm  Jun 17, 2017

Schache re-signs

5:02pm  Jun 8, 2017

Schache on new standards

3:07pm  Dec 7, 2016

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Josh
Schache

Height
199 cm
DOB
21-08-1997
Weight
96 kg
Debut
-
Games
2017
6
Career
23
Goals
2017
6
Career
22
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
243
Avg
40
JoshSchache

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Seymour
Debut: Round 1, 2016
Recruited from: Murray Bushrangers
Brownlow Votes: -

Introduction

The Brisbane Lions' landed their preferred man at the National Draft, taking Murray Bushrangers forward Josh Schache at Pick No. 2.

Schache has had a standout season playing key-forward. He won the Larke Medal after a brilliant display in the NAB AFL Under-18 Championships and slotted 62 goals in 2015, including a personal best of eight on the road against Western Australia.

Watch: Meet Josh Schache

His late father, Laurence Schache, played 29 games for the Brisbane Bears in 1991-92 and was the Club's leading goal kicker in his debut season, booting 47 goals in 17 games.

 

Season by Season

Season by Season

• Pick No. 2 at the 2015 National Draft, Schache had an impressive debut season, playing 17 games and winning the praise of AFL commentators. 

• One of his best games came in Round 13 against the West Coast Eagles where Schache had 15 disposals, 9 marks and kicked 2.3 in a strong display.

 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 6
    • Kicks 4.7
    • Handballs 3.8
    • Disposals 8.5
    • Marks 3.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.7
    • Tackles 0.5
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 40.5

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 Sydney Swans Rd 7
Handballs 8 Richmond Rd 4
Disposals 13 Richmond Rd 4
Marks 6 Richmond Rd 4
Hit-outs 1 Port Adelaide Rd 6
Tackles 2 St Kilda Rd 3
Goals 2 Sydney Swans Rd 7
AFL Fantasy 58 Sydney Swans Rd 7

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns W 96 - 98 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Essendon L 84 - 111 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 St Kilda L 107 - 76 3 6 9 2 1 2 2 2 2 0 44
4 Richmond L 67 - 119 5 8 13 6 1 0 0 0 1 2 58
5 Western Bulldogs L 122 - 90 5 1 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 30
6 Port Adelaide L 67 - 150 1 3 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 17
7 Sydney Swans L 135 - 81 8 3 11 4 0 2 0 0 2 2 58
8 Hawthorn L 113 - 75 6 2 8 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 36
9 Adelaide Crows L 60 - 140 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Collingwood L 129 - 84 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Fremantle W 121 - 64 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Port Adelaide L 121 - 81 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 GWS Giants L 86 - 146 - - - - - - - - - - -
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: 11 28 23 51 19 4 6 2 3 6 4 243

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 23
    • Kicks 5.2
    • Handballs 3.4
    • Disposals 8.6
    • Marks 3.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 1.3
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 45.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 West Coast Eagles Rd 13, 2016
Handballs 8 Richmond Rd 4, 2017
Disposals 15 West Coast Eagles Rd 13, 2016
Marks 9 West Coast Eagles Rd 13, 2016
Hit-outs 1 Port Adelaide Rd 6, 2017
Tackles 6 Essendon Rd 18, 2016
Goals 2 Sydney Swans Rd 7, 2017
AFL Fantasy 90 West Coast Eagles Rd 13, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Brisbane Lions 28 23 51 19 4 6 2 3 6 4 243
2016 Brisbane Lions 91 56 147 68 0 7 3 26 16 18 805

Legend

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

Milestones