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Hugh
McCluggage

Height
187 cm
DOB
03-03-1998
Weight
85 kg
Debut
2017
Games
2019
23
Career
63
Goals
2019
23
Career
41
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
2095
Avg
91
HughMcCluggage

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Ballarat Rebels
Clubs: Brisbane Lions
Debut: Rd 3 2017
Brownlow Votes: -

Introduction

Classy midfielder Hugh McCluggage was taken by the Brisbane Lions at Pick No. 3 in the 2016 AFL Draft.

He is an elite ball-winner with fantastic foot skills, but his forward-half efficiency makes him a truly special talent.

Season by Season

Season by Season

• McCluggage made his AFL debut in Round 3 against St Kilda. 

• He earned a Rising Star nomination in Round 14 after tallying 19 disposals, eight marks and nine involvements against GWS. 

• Played 18 Senior matches and averaged 15 disposals per game.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 23
    • Kicks 13.9
    • Handballs 8.7
    • Disposals 22.7
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.7
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 91.1

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 Geelong Cats Rd 22
Handballs 15 Western Bulldogs Rd 8
Disposals 28 Richmond Rd 23
Marks 7 Geelong Cats Rd 22
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 GWS Giants Rd 16
Goals 2 North Melbourne Rd 18
AFL Fantasy 125 Geelong Cats Rd 22

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 West Coast Eagles W 102 - 58 12 8 20 4 0 1 0 5 1 1 92
2 North Melbourne W 87 - 107 16 8 24 2 0 1 0 5 1 0 97
3 Port Adelaide W 107 - 90 8 9 17 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 61
4 Essendon L 112 - 65 11 9 20 5 0 1 2 2 2 0 81
5 Collingwood L 61 - 123 18 3 21 6 0 0 0 1 2 1 95
6 Gold Coast Suns W 62 - 111 15 10 25 5 0 2 0 2 0 2 92
7 Sydney Swans W 103 - 81 17 7 24 4 0 2 0 6 2 0 115
8 Western Bulldogs L 92 - 76 11 15 26 2 0 1 0 7 1 0 104
9 Adelaide Crows W 93 - 92 17 9 26 4 0 2 1 4 0 1 97
10 Fremantle L 73 - 72 17 9 26 3 0 2 3 2 1 0 85
11 Hawthorn W 85 - 66 15 8 23 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 86
12 Carlton L 78 - 63 12 8 20 6 0 1 2 7 1 0 99
14 St Kilda W 59 - 115 12 10 22 3 0 0 1 3 2 1 87
15 Melbourne W 107 - 74 14 9 23 2 0 3 0 6 0 1 94
16 GWS Giants W 74 - 94 15 11 26 3 0 1 0 8 1 1 116
17 Port Adelaide W 49 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 North Melbourne W 87 - 75 10 7 17 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 62
19 Hawthorn W 60 - 87 15 6 21 3 0 0 1 5 1 1 90
20 Western Bulldogs W 98 - 80 9 7 16 4 0 0 2 2 1 0 61
21 Gold Coast Suns W 144 - 53 12 11 23 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 75
22 Geelong Cats W 75 - 74 21 6 27 7 0 1 1 6 1 1 125
23 Richmond L 82 - 55 17 11 28 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 102
FW1 Richmond L 65 - 112 11 12 23 5 0 2 1 2 1 1 86
SF GWS Giants L 80 - 83 15 8 23 4 0 1 1 5 0 2 93
TOTAL W: 16 - L: 8 320 201 521 90 0 23 16 84 23 14 2095

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 63
    • Kicks 11.3
    • Handballs 8.0
    • Disposals 19.3
    • Marks 4.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.0
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 77.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 Geelong Cats Rd 22, 2019
Handballs 21 Hawthorn Rd 17, 2018
Disposals 29 Hawthorn Rd 17, 2018
Marks 8 GWS Giants Rd 14, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 GWS Giants Rd 16, 2019
Goals 3 North Melbourne Rd 20, 2018
AFL Fantasy 125 Geelong Cats Rd 22, 2019

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Brisbane Lions 320 201 521 90 0 23 16 84 23 14 2095
2018 Brisbane Lions 240 186 426 96 0 21 14 68 10 9 1700
2017 Brisbane Lions 152 120 272 70 0 13 8 36 8 15 1102

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