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Senior Players List

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Josh
Walker

Height
197 cm
DOB
12-11-1992
Weight
100 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2018
4
Career
64
Goals
2018
1
Career
68
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
171
Avg
43
JoshWalker

Player Profile

AT A GLANCE

Junior Clubs: -
Clubs: 
Geelong
Debut: 
2012
Recruited from: 
Geelong U18
Brownlow Votes: 
-

Introduction

Josh Walker made his debut in 2012 for Geelong and is a strong-marking key position player. Walker is the grandson of the Geelong Cats' 1963 premiership player Peter Walker.

He was traded to the Lions in the 2015 trade period. 

 

Season by Season

Season by Season

• Walker spent time in the NEAFL early in the season before earning his spot back in the Senior side.

• Played 11 Senior matches and kicked nine goals alternating between defence and forward. 

• Taking strong contested marks was a feature of his game late in the season. 

Season by Season

• Josh Walker arrived from the Cats in November 2015 and was the Lions’ equal leading goal kicker in 2016.

Walker proved his capability in the ruck, pinch-hitting for Stefan Martin when the fellow big-man went down with injury in Round 4. 

Walker spent some time in the reserves in the middle of the season but returned to the senior side in Round 13 and finished off the year well.

 

Season by Season

Round 16 was a massive one for Josh Walker as he claimed a career-high 18 disposals, eight marks (one short of his previous best) and kicked one goal.

Josh Walker kicked a career-high five goals against the Lions in Round 18.

In 2014, he played seven games and booted 11 goals after being elevated to the senior list.

He also booted three goals in 2014's nail-biting semi-final defeat against North Melbourne.

Walker shot to prominence by taking two towering marks in the Cats qualifying loss to Hawthorn in 2014.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 4
    • Kicks 5.5
    • Handballs 3.3
    • Disposals 8.8
    • Marks 2.5
    • Hit-Outs 3.5
    • Tackles 1.5
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 42.8

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 6 Melbourne Rd 2
Handballs 5 Richmond Rd 4
Disposals 10 Richmond Rd 4
Marks 3 Richmond Rd 4
Hit-outs 5 Port Adelaide Rd 3
Tackles 2 Richmond Rd 4
Goals 1 St Kilda Rd 1
AFL Fantasy 48 St Kilda Rd 1

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 St Kilda L 107 - 82 6 2 8 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 48
2 Melbourne L 74 - 100 6 2 8 1 4 3 1 2 0 2 39
3 Port Adelaide L 97 - 92 5 4 9 3 5 2 1 0 0 1 37
4 Richmond L 110 - 17 5 5 10 3 3 1 0 2 0 1 47
5 Gold Coast Suns L 71 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
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 22 13 35 10 14 7 2 6 1 4 171

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 64
    • Kicks 5.4
    • Handballs 4.1
    • Disposals 9.5
    • Marks 3.8
    • Hit-Outs 4.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 1.1
    • AFL Fantasy 52.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 West Coast Eagles Rd 13, 2016
Handballs 10 North Melbourne Rd 23, 2017
Disposals 18 Western Bulldogs Rd 16, 2015
Marks 9 St Kilda Rd 23, 2016
Hit-outs 21 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4, 2016
Tackles 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 18, 2012
Goals 5 Brisbane Lions Rd 18, 2015
AFL Fantasy 108 West Coast Eagles Rd 13, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Brisbane Lions 22 13 35 10 14 7 2 6 1 4 171
2017 Brisbane Lions 72 60 132 58 33 7 7 22 9 4 675
2016 Brisbane Lions 83 67 150 66 85 7 14 28 23 9 890
2015 Geelong Cats 88 67 155 61 66 8 13 26 19 10 844
2014 Geelong Cats 31 24 55 23 31 2 5 14 11 4 354
2013 Geelong Cats 14 11 25 8 7 1 3 11 2 1 144
2012 Geelong Cats 37 21 58 16 23 6 13 22 3 4 301

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

AWARDS

OTHER AWARDS

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