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A lesson in weightlifting

The Lions received a special guest at the Den today, Commonwealth Games lifter Damon Kelly.

5:31pm  Jan 23, 2018

Mathieson putting in the yards

Rhys Mathieson attributes his pre-season form to Nick Robertson pushing him over the off-season.

12:22pm  Nov 20, 2017

Player Reviews: #36, 37, 39, 40

Players reviews for Rhys Mathieson, Jacob Allison, Corey Lyons and Matthew Hammelmann.

2:49pm  Oct 20, 2017

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Matho ready to hit The G

5:12pm  Apr 13, 2018

Mathieson kicks a beauty!

2:08pm  Jul 24, 2016

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Rhys
Mathieson

Height
188 cm
DOB
10-01-1997
Weight
88 kg
Debut
-
Games
2018
3
Career
27
Goals
2018
0
Career
16
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
180
Avg
60
RhysMathieson

Player Profile

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Bell Park
Debut: Round 9, 2016
Recruited from: Geelong Falcons
Brownlow Votes: -

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The Lions drafted midfielder Rhys Mathieson with pick #39 in the 2015 National Draft. Recruited from the Geelong Falcons, Mathieson had an impressive first year for the Lions. He is known for his ability to win contested football, and in his first Season averaged 18.2 disposals a game.

Season by Season

Season by Season

• Known to teammates and the Brisbane Lions faithful as “Beast Mode”, Rhys Mathieson quickly made a name for himself at the Club after being drafted with pick #39 in the 2015 National Draft.

• His penchant for loving the contested ball was evident to see in just his first AFL game in round nine against Melbourne, as he won a game high six free kicks as reward for his aggressive attack on the ball.

• The 185cm midfielder averaged 18.2 disposals a game in 2016 – 9th highest on the team – and found consistency toward the end of the year, playing in the final eight games of the season.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 3
    • Kicks 7.7
    • Handballs 6.7
    • Disposals 14.3
    • Marks 2.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.7
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 60.0

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Melbourne Rd 2
Handballs 8 Richmond Rd 4
Disposals 15 Richmond Rd 4
Marks 4 Richmond Rd 4
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Melbourne Rd 2
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 84 Melbourne Rd 2

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 10 5 15 4 0 4 0 7 0 0 84
3 Port Adelaide L 97 - 92 6 7 13 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 41
4 Richmond L 110 - 17 7 8 15 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 55
5 Gold Coast Suns L 71 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 GWS Giants L 77 - 43 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Collingwood L 114 - 121 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Western Bulldogs L 107 - 93 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Hawthorn W 129 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
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 23 20 43 8 0 6 1 11 0 0 180

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 27
    • Kicks 8.5
    • Handballs 9.3
    • Disposals 17.8
    • Marks 2.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 3.7
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 70.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 GWS Giants Rd 14, 2017
Handballs 19 GWS Giants Rd 14, 2017
Disposals 32 GWS Giants Rd 14, 2017
Marks 7 North Melbourne Rd 23, 2017
Hit-outs 1 Melbourne Rd 22, 2017
Tackles 7 Melbourne Rd 2, 2018
Goals 2 St Kilda Rd 23, 2016
AFL Fantasy 108 GWS Giants Rd 14, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Brisbane Lions 23 20 43 8 0 6 1 11 0 0 180
2017 Brisbane Lions 106 130 236 44 1 32 15 47 8 1 935
2016 Brisbane Lions 101 101 202 26 1 31 17 41 8 3 779

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