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Who's in? Who's out for Round 8?

9:35am  May 9, 2018

Eagles' first game

Matt Eagles speaks of his debut game against Collingwood.

11:48am  May 8, 2018

A remarkable debut

Matt Eagles' debut on Sunday will go down in AFL history.

2:25pm  May 4, 2018

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Eagles ignites Gabba

6:28pm  May 20, 2018

Eagles' moment arrives

3:20pm  May 8, 2018

Eagles hard work rewarded

5:17pm  May 4, 2018

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Matt
Eagles

Height
200 cm
DOB
09-02-1990
Weight
99 kg
Debut
-
Games
2018
3
Career
3
Goals
2018
1
Career
1
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
91
Avg
30
MattEagles

Player Bio

Junior Clubs: Yeronga South Brisbane Football Club
Clubs: Brisbane Lions
Debut: Round 7, 2018
Recruited from: The Recruit
Brownlow Votes:
0

Introduction

The Brisbane Lions picked up winner of The Recruit Matt Eagles as a Category B Rookie in late 2016. Eagles is a 199cm ruckman, described as an aggressive player who has the ability to find the ball at ground level. 

In one of the most remarkable mature age stories in AFL history, Eagles made his debut at 28 years of age in Round 7, 2018, against Collingwood. 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 3
    • Kicks 5.7
    • Handballs 3.0
    • Disposals 8.7
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.3
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 30.3

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 7 Collingwood Rd 7
Handballs 4 Hawthorn Rd 9
Disposals 11 Collingwood Rd 7
Marks 4 Western Bulldogs Rd 8
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 1 Western Bulldogs Rd 8
Goals 1 Hawthorn Rd 9
AFL Fantasy 34 Collingwood Rd 7

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 St Kilda L 107 - 82 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Melbourne L 74 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Port Adelaide L 97 - 92 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Richmond L 110 - 17 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Gold Coast Suns L 71 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 GWS Giants L 77 - 43 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Collingwood L 114 - 121 7 4 11 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 34
8 Western Bulldogs L 107 - 93 6 1 7 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 30
9 Hawthorn W 129 - 73 4 4 8 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 27
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: 1 - L: 8 17 9 26 9 0 3 6 1 1 0 91

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 3
    • Kicks 5.7
    • Handballs 3.0
    • Disposals 8.7
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.3
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 30.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 7 Collingwood Rd 7, 2018
Handballs 4 Hawthorn Rd 9, 2018
Disposals 11 Collingwood Rd 7, 2018
Marks 4 Western Bulldogs Rd 8, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 1 Western Bulldogs Rd 8, 2018
Goals 1 Hawthorn Rd 9, 2018
AFL Fantasy 34 Collingwood Rd 7, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Brisbane Lions 17 9 26 9 0 3 6 1 1 0 91
2017 Brisbane Lions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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