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Mitch
Robinson

Height
184 cm
DOB
07-06-1989
Weight
90 kg
Debut
2009
Games
2018
17
Career
166
Goals
2018
11
Career
91
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1519
Avg
89
MitchRobinson

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Lauderdale
Clubs: Carlton / Brisbane Lions
Debut: Rd 1 2009
Recruited from: Carlton
Brownlow Votes:
17

Introduction

Mitch Robinsons is a half forward/midfielder who is known for his hardness at the footy. 

He played 100 games and kicked 58 goals for Carlton before being picked up by Brisbane as a delisted free agent during the 2014 Free Agency Period.

Background

• Robinson was recruited from the Tasmanian U18s by Carlton with their third round selection (pick number 40 overall) at the 2008 AFL National Draft.

• In his first season he played 10 games and kicked 5 goals and quickly earnt a reputation for his hardness at the footy and tackling pressure.

• 2013 was arguable his best season at the Blues with 21 games, 11 goals and 82 tackles which inlcuded the Elimination Final win over Richmond where Robinson collected 21 disposals and kicked 2 goals.

• Robinson was delisted by the Blues at the end of 2014 and picked up by the Lions as a Delisted Free Agent.

Season by Season

Season by Season

• Robinson made a strong start to the season but his year came to a halt in Round 7 when he broke a bone in his foot.

• He missed the remainder of the season. 

 

Season by Season

Mitch Robinson played 21 games in 2016 averaging 22 possessions per game with a season high of 39 disposals against West Coast in Round 13. 

• The 26-year-old is no stranger to run-with roles. Robinson was commended in 2016 for his strong series of negating roles on some of the competition’s in-form midfielders - Matt Priddis, Lachie Neale, Bryce Gibbs and Sam Mitchell to name a few. 

• One of Robinson's best performances was his run-with role on Bryce Gibbs, holding the Blues star to just 12 possessions while racking up 25 himself, 15 of them contested, and laying eight tackles.

 

Season by Season

• Robinson was delisted by the Blues at the end of 2014 and since moving to the Gabba has been one of the team’s best performers. 

• The 26-year-old led the way in 2015 with his fearless attack, and was rewarded for his effort when he tied for the Merrett-Murray Medal in September.

• Robinson began 2015 as a half-forward, but moved to the midfield with devastating results, often playing effectively in a tagging role. In his last six matches for the season Robinson averaged 28 disposals and 9.5 tackles a game, eventually taking out the Players’ Player Award and the Shaun Hart Most Competitive Player Award in a breakout season at the Club.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 17
    • Kicks 10.6
    • Handballs 10.6
    • Disposals 21.2
    • Marks 4.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 5.4
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 89.4

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 Sydney Swans Rd 10
Handballs 19 GWS Giants Rd 6
Disposals 35 Sydney Swans Rd 10
Marks 9 North Melbourne Rd 20
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 8
Goals 2 Collingwood Rd 21
AFL Fantasy 120 Sydney Swans Rd 10

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 St Kilda L 107 - 82 12 11 23 7 0 2 2 2 1 0 89
2 Melbourne L 74 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Port Adelaide L 97 - 92 11 11 22 4 0 2 1 11 0 0 110
4 Richmond L 110 - 17 15 6 21 7 0 0 0 5 0 0 98
5 Gold Coast Suns L 71 - 76 13 11 24 7 0 0 1 4 0 0 95
6 GWS Giants L 77 - 43 9 19 28 2 0 3 0 6 0 0 98
7 Collingwood L 114 - 121 8 15 23 2 0 2 1 7 1 0 93
8 Western Bulldogs L 107 - 93 6 11 17 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 94
9 Hawthorn W 129 - 73 12 11 23 7 0 0 4 3 1 0 85
10 Sydney Swans L 49 - 67 18 17 35 2 0 4 2 7 0 0 120
11 North Melbourne L 141 - 87 11 13 24 4 0 0 3 4 0 1 79
12 Essendon L 62 - 84 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 GWS Giants L 82 - 109 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Fremantle W 64 - 119 5 13 18 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 65
16 Carlton W 120 - 55 6 6 12 5 0 0 2 5 1 0 65
17 Hawthorn W 65 - 98 10 7 17 1 0 4 0 5 2 1 84
18 Adelaide Crows L 88 - 93 7 4 11 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 49
19 Geelong Cats L 120 - 78 7 10 17 2 0 1 1 8 1 1 84
20 North Melbourne L 104 - 107 15 8 23 9 0 0 1 4 2 2 115
21 Collingwood L 104 - 73 15 7 22 5 0 1 0 2 2 1 96
22 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
23 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 16 180 180 360 71 0 19 18 92 11 7 1519

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 166
    • Kicks 10.7
    • Handballs 9.2
    • Disposals 19.9
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.5
    • Tackles 4.9
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 83.5

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 23 Port Adelaide Rd 11, 2011
Handballs 24 West Coast Eagles Rd 13, 2016
Disposals 39 West Coast Eagles Rd 13, 2016
Marks 11 Richmond Rd 4, 2017
Hit-outs 5 Sydney Swans Rd 6, 2016
Tackles 15 Carlton Rd 20, 2015
Goals 3 Port Adelaide Rd 7, 2015
AFL Fantasy 166 Carlton Rd 20, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Brisbane Lions 180 180 360 71 0 19 18 92 11 7 1519
2017 Brisbane Lions 68 69 137 27 0 11 9 29 9 2 579
2016 Brisbane Lions 219 241 460 59 18 33 43 128 3 4 1772
2015 Brisbane Lions 221 217 438 81 20 25 36 142 10 7 1912
2014 Carlton 124 115 239 56 6 13 11 49 6 5 993
2013 Carlton 237 170 407 64 2 21 15 82 11 12 1627
2012 Carlton 213 166 379 94 17 23 25 93 12 10 1672
2011 Carlton 304 213 517 121 15 18 28 97 10 21 2119
2010 Carlton 133 109 242 51 1 22 22 67 14 4 1083
2009 Carlton 71 54 125 41 2 15 7 28 5 5 587

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

AFL: 100 games, 58 goals

Awards