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Robertson re-signs

The Brisbane Lions are pleased to announce that tough defender Nick Robertson has re-signed with Club.

8:30am  Aug 11, 2017

In The Mix

The main question that poses for the Brisbane Lions this week is who will fill Dayne Zorko’s spot against West Coast on Sunday afternoon.

4:29pm  Jul 25, 2017

MRP Update: Robertson charged

The AFL has released the findings from the Match Review Panel following Round 17.

12:27pm  Jul 17, 2017

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Nick
Robertson

Height
190 cm
DOB
03-06-1995
Weight
87 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2017
21
Career
47
Goals
2017
1
Career
7
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1322
Avg
63
NickRobertson

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Joondalup Kinross Junior FC
Clubs: Brisbane Lions
Debut: Rd 4 2014
Recruited from: West Perth
Brownlow Votes:
0

Introduction

Nick Robertson is a medium-sized midfielder who is known for his aggression at the contest. He is a strongly built player who attacks the footy at every opportunity and is rarely beaten one-on-one. He was drafted to the Lions from Western Australia at the end of 2013 and looks set for a big AFL future in Brisbane.

 

Background

• Robertson size, strength and elite endurance caught the attention of AFL recruiters in the U16s and he was being touted as a potential high selection once he became eligible for the Draft. 

• He was selected in the exclusive AIS-AFL Academy and toured Europe with the other top prospects, but was forced to miss the NAB AFL U18 Championships because of a shoulder injury. 

• His absence at the Championships resulted in him slipping through the Draft, until the Lions read his name out with their final selection - Pick No.34 overall.

Season by Season

Season by Season

• Nick Robertson started his third season at the club well, winning the Club's first time trial of the pre-season.

• While he played six AFL games, the majority of his season was spent in the NEAFL and when he returned to the senior team in the back half of the year, he suffered a season ending knee injury.

 

Season By Season

• Robertson, known for his aggression at the contest, made a strong impression in his second season at The Gabba, despite missing a series of games through injury (Robertson suffered a season-ending hamstring injury).

• He has become a firm fan favourite as a result of his hard-playing style and commitment to the game, playing both half-back and as a capable midfielder.

• He recorded a disposal high of 24 in Round 5 against the Gold Coast Suns, where he also took 10 marks.

Season by Season

• Nick Robertson showcased his supreme running ability in the early preseason by passing the post first in the team’s 2km time trial after the Christmas break. 

• Robertson went on to play 8 games in the 2014 season, debuting in round 4 against Port Adelaide.  

• Robertson really stood out in his second game against Richmond with 19 disposals, 6 marks and 3 tackles.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 21
    • Kicks 8.6
    • Handballs 7.5
    • Disposals 16.0
    • Marks 4.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.2
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 63.0

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Fremantle Rd 12
Handballs 15 Port Adelaide Rd 6
Disposals 24 Essendon Rd 15
Marks 8 St Kilda Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Melbourne Rd 22
Goals 1 Sydney Swans Rd 7
AFL Fantasy 98 GWS Giants Rd 14

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns W 96 - 98 8 3 11 2 0 2 1 3 0 0 47
2 Essendon L 84 - 111 6 9 15 3 0 0 4 3 0 0 45
3 St Kilda L 107 - 76 8 10 18 8 0 0 1 1 0 0 69
4 Richmond L 67 - 119 5 6 11 4 0 1 0 5 0 0 60
5 Western Bulldogs L 122 - 90 6 1 7 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 34
6 Port Adelaide L 67 - 150 9 15 24 7 0 1 1 2 0 0 84
7 Sydney Swans L 135 - 81 7 5 12 3 0 2 3 2 1 0 47
8 Hawthorn L 113 - 75 3 5 8 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 22
9 Adelaide Crows L 60 - 140 8 3 11 3 0 1 3 6 0 1 56
10 Collingwood L 129 - 84 10 7 17 4 0 2 0 3 0 0 70
12 Fremantle W 121 - 64 16 6 22 6 0 0 0 4 0 1 95
13 Port Adelaide L 121 - 81 9 9 18 6 0 2 1 4 0 0 78
14 GWS Giants L 86 - 146 11 12 23 7 0 0 0 5 0 0 98
15 Essendon W 82 - 90 15 9 24 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 84
16 Geelong Cats L 78 - 163 5 11 16 3 0 0 1 6 0 0 67
17 Richmond L 112 - 81 11 5 16 7 0 0 3 4 0 0 71
18 Carlton W 112 - 82 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 West Coast Eagles L 113 - 45 10 12 22 6 0 0 6 3 0 0 66
20 Western Bulldogs L 89 - 103 8 4 12 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 46
21 Gold Coast Suns W 142 - 84 10 8 18 7 0 1 3 0 0 0 59
22 Melbourne L 104 - 91 7 9 16 3 0 0 1 6 0 0 69
23 North Melbourne L 79 - 130 8 8 16 5 0 2 2 1 0 0 55
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 17 180 157 337 92 0 18 34 67 1 2 1322

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 47
    • Kicks 7.9
    • Handballs 6.9
    • Disposals 14.8
    • Marks 4.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 59.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Fremantle Rd 12, 2017
Handballs 15 Port Adelaide Rd 6, 2017
Disposals 24 Essendon Rd 15, 2017
Marks 10 Gold Coast Suns Rd 5, 2015
Hit-outs 1 Adelaide Crows Rd 20, 2014
Tackles 8 Fremantle Rd 14, 2014
Goals 1 Sydney Swans Rd 7, 2017
AFL Fantasy 98 GWS Giants Rd 14, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Brisbane Lions 180 157 337 92 0 18 34 67 1 2 1322
2016 Brisbane Lions 46 35 81 25 0 2 5 17 2 0 350
2015 Brisbane Lions 95 78 173 50 0 7 12 19 4 2 664
2014 Brisbane Lions 50 53 103 24 1 4 10 34 0 2 441

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

• Robertson size, strength and elite endurance caught the attention of AFL recruiters in the U16s and he was being touted as a potential high selection once he became eligible for the Draft. 

• He was selected in the exclusive AIS-AFL Academy and toured Europe with the other top prospects, but was forced to miss the NAB AFL U18 Championships because of a shoulder injury. 

• His absence at the Championships resulted in him slipping through the Draft, until the Lions read his name out with their final selection - Pick No.34 overall.

Awards

Other Awards

West Australian U18 Representative
2012

AIS-AFL Academy Graduate
2013