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Eric
Hipwood

Height
204 cm
DOB
13-09-1997
Weight
90 kg
Debut
-
Games
2019
23
Career
75
Goals
2019
35
Career
113
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1293
Avg
56
EricHipwood

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Aspley 
Clubs: Brisbane Lions
Debut: Round 13, 2016
Recruited from: Lions Academy
Brownlow Votes: -

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Brisbane secured versatile tall Eric Hipwood with Pick No. 14 in the 2015 National Draft, after matching Richmond's bid.

Strong overhead and agile for his size, Hipwood is able to play at either end of the ground. He averaged 21 disposals and over seven marks per game at the national under 18 titles.

The 18-year-old Hyundai Help for Kids Lions Academy product was impressive for Aspley in the NEAFL Grand Final, booting two goals for the Hornets.

 

Season by Season

Season by Season

• Promising young forward Eric Hipwood, who booted 30 goals in his second season of AFL, was named Rookie of the Year at the Lions' Club Champion Dinner.

• After kicking three goals in the Lions’ Round 5 loss to the Western Bulldogs, Hipwood earned a Rising Star nomination.

• Hipwood played 20 games this year for the Lions but was robbed of playing in round 23 against North Melbourne because of a knee injury. 

Season by Season

Season by Season

• Eric Hipwood played his first professional game of football in Round 13 against the West Coast Eagles where he also managed to kick his first goal.

• Starting off strong, the 200cm forward continued to impress by averaging 6 kicks, 9.5 disposals and 3.5 handballs.

• He also impressed in Round 18 against the Bombers with a mark that landed him a nomination for the AFL’s Mark of the Year.

• He impacted the scoreboard, kicking 11.16 for the season

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 23
    • Kicks 7.9
    • Handballs 2.2
    • Disposals 10.1
    • Marks 4.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 1.5
    • AFL Fantasy 56.2

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 20
Handballs 5 Hawthorn Rd 11
Disposals 15 Western Bulldogs Rd 20
Marks 10 Western Bulldogs Rd 20
Hit-outs 1 St Kilda Rd 14
Tackles 4 Carlton Rd 12
Goals 6 Port Adelaide Rd 3
AFL Fantasy 106 Port Adelaide Rd 3

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 West Coast Eagles W 102 - 58 8 0 8 2 0 1 2 1 0 1 30
2 North Melbourne W 87 - 107 7 2 9 4 0 1 1 2 1 1 50
3 Port Adelaide W 107 - 90 11 3 14 10 0 0 0 0 6 1 106
4 Essendon L 112 - 65 4 3 7 2 0 1 1 2 1 0 36
5 Collingwood L 61 - 123 9 0 9 5 0 0 3 3 1 2 53
6 Gold Coast Suns W 62 - 111 9 1 10 3 0 0 3 0 1 1 36
7 Sydney Swans W 103 - 81 5 3 8 1 0 2 2 2 2 2 42
8 Western Bulldogs L 92 - 76 9 4 13 4 0 1 0 4 2 5 81
9 Adelaide Crows W 93 - 92 10 1 11 6 0 0 0 2 2 3 73
10 Fremantle L 73 - 72 6 1 7 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 23
11 Hawthorn W 85 - 66 7 5 12 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 46
12 Carlton L 78 - 63 5 0 5 1 0 2 1 4 1 1 40
14 St Kilda W 59 - 115 11 4 15 8 1 0 0 1 1 1 77
15 Melbourne W 107 - 74 11 2 13 9 0 0 4 2 5 0 90
16 GWS Giants W 74 - 94 7 1 8 5 0 0 0 3 1 0 56
17 Port Adelaide W 49 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 North Melbourne W 87 - 75 6 4 10 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 29
19 Hawthorn W 60 - 87 7 1 8 3 0 0 3 2 1 1 38
20 Western Bulldogs W 98 - 80 12 3 15 10 0 1 0 1 2 1 90
21 Gold Coast Suns W 144 - 53 8 3 11 7 0 1 1 2 2 1 70
22 Geelong Cats W 75 - 74 8 2 10 4 0 1 1 3 0 1 51
23 Richmond L 82 - 55 11 2 13 8 0 1 1 2 1 1 74
FW1 Richmond L 65 - 112 4 3 7 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 35
SF GWS Giants L 80 - 83 7 3 10 7 0 0 3 2 3 2 67
TOTAL W: 16 - L: 8 182 51 233 107 1 12 32 42 35 29 1293

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 75
    • Kicks 7.2
    • Handballs 2.5
    • Disposals 9.8
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 1.4
    • Goals 1.5
    • AFL Fantasy 52.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 20, 2019
Handballs 7 Port Adelaide Rd 3, 2018
Disposals 17 Western Bulldogs Rd 20, 2017
Marks 10 Western Bulldogs Rd 20, 2019
Hit-outs 2 Carlton Rd 16, 2018
Tackles 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 9, 2017
Goals 6 Port Adelaide Rd 3, 2019
AFL Fantasy 110 Carlton Rd 16, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Brisbane Lions 182 51 233 107 1 12 32 42 35 29 1293
2018 Brisbane Lions 176 57 233 93 8 25 21 24 37 27 1236
2017 Brisbane Lions 124 48 172 59 1 16 15 25 30 16 913
2016 Brisbane Lions 60 35 95 30 2 14 0 12 11 16 486

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

Awards

Club Awards

Rookie of the Year
2017