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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

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2:49pm  Oct 20, 2017

Mathieson prepares for a big 2017

Mathieson has turned to the familiar face of Geelong Falcons conditioning boss Matt Critchley to give him a headstart on 2017.

5:12pm  Oct 31, 2016

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Rhys
Mathieson

Height
187 cm
DOB
10-01-1997
Weight
84 kg
Debut
-
Games
2017
13
Career
24
Goals
2017
8
Career
16
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
935
Avg
72
RhysMathieson

Player Profile

At A Glance

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

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

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 13
    • Kicks 8.2
    • Handballs 10.0
    • Disposals 18.2
    • Marks 3.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 3.6
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 71.9

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 GWS Giants Rd 14
Handballs 19 GWS Giants Rd 14
Disposals 32 GWS Giants Rd 14
Marks 7 North Melbourne Rd 23
Hit-outs 1 Melbourne Rd 22
Tackles 7 Geelong Cats Rd 16
Goals 1 North Melbourne Rd 23
AFL Fantasy 108 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 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Essendon L 84 - 111 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 St Kilda L 107 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Richmond L 67 - 119 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Western Bulldogs L 122 - 90 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Port Adelaide L 67 - 150 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Sydney Swans L 135 - 81 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Hawthorn L 113 - 75 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Adelaide Crows L 60 - 140 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Collingwood L 129 - 84 10 4 14 2 0 3 4 4 1 0 57
12 Fremantle W 121 - 64 9 11 20 3 0 2 0 2 1 1 75
13 Port Adelaide L 121 - 81 11 8 19 6 0 3 0 2 0 0 78
14 GWS Giants L 86 - 146 13 19 32 4 0 1 2 6 0 0 108
15 Essendon W 82 - 90 6 12 18 2 0 2 0 7 0 0 78
16 Geelong Cats L 78 - 163 7 8 15 2 0 4 2 7 1 0 75
17 Richmond L 112 - 81 6 10 16 2 0 2 1 4 1 0 65
18 Carlton W 112 - 82 7 6 13 4 0 4 1 2 1 0 60
19 West Coast Eagles L 113 - 45 5 12 17 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 44
20 Western Bulldogs L 89 - 103 8 5 13 4 0 1 0 2 1 0 61
21 Gold Coast Suns W 142 - 84 7 10 17 4 0 3 1 6 1 0 83
22 Melbourne L 104 - 91 6 13 19 1 1 5 1 3 0 0 62
23 North Melbourne L 79 - 130 11 12 23 7 0 0 1 2 1 0 89
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 17 106 130 236 44 1 32 15 47 8 1 935

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 24
    • Kicks 8.6
    • Handballs 9.6
    • Disposals 18.3
    • Marks 2.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 3.7
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 71.4

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 Geelong Cats Rd 16, 2017
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
2017 Brisbane Lions 106 130 236 44 1 32 15 47 8 1 935
2016 Brisbane Lions 100 101 201 26 1 31 17 41 8 3 776

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