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Christian
Petracca

Height
186 cm
DOB
04-01-1996
Weight
96 kg
Debut
2016
Games
2018
24
Career
63
Goals
2018
19
Career
57
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1906
Avg
79
ChristianPetracca

Player Bio

At a glance

Draft: 2014 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Melbourne) No. 2 overall.
Recruited from: 
Beverley Hills (Vic)/Eastern U18

The ultra-talented youngster well and truly found his feet at AFL level in 2017. As many expected, Petracca started to impact games on a regular basis and gave Demons fans a glimpse of what they can expect in years to come. Petracca, who turned 22 in January, averaged 18.8 disposals and more than a goal a game (26 for the season), spending time up forward and through the midfield. In Jesse Hogan’s absence, he even played deep forward in a couple of games where his impact was significant. His ability to keep his feet and burst out of stoppages was also on display in the midfield, with the Demons calling upon him on several occasions to provide a spark. Could be one of the top players in the competition in the next few years.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 24
    • Kicks 11.2
    • Handballs 9.1
    • Disposals 20.3
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 3.0
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 79.4

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Hawthorn Rd 4
Handballs 17 Fremantle Rd 16
Disposals 29 Fremantle Rd 16
Marks 8 Sydney Swans Rd 21
Hit-outs 2 GWS Giants Rd 23
Tackles 8 Geelong Cats Rd 18
Goals 3 GWS Giants Rd 23
AFL Fantasy 110 Geelong Cats Rd 18

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 94 - 97 14 10 24 3 0 2 0 4 1 3 98
2 Brisbane Lions W 74 - 100 14 10 24 4 0 0 4 3 0 1 75
3 North Melbourne W 123 - 86 14 11 25 6 0 1 0 2 1 1 98
4 Hawthorn L 115 - 48 16 7 23 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 73
5 Richmond L 56 - 102 12 7 19 2 0 1 3 5 0 1 69
6 Essendon W 72 - 108 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 St Kilda W 67 - 106 8 7 15 5 0 0 1 1 1 2 62
8 Gold Coast Suns W 77 - 146 5 14 19 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 58
9 Carlton W 50 - 159 10 10 20 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 79
10 Adelaide Crows W 146 - 55 12 10 22 4 0 0 0 3 3 0 98
11 Western Bulldogs W 51 - 100 10 11 21 4 0 0 1 3 1 0 79
12 Collingwood L 91 - 133 10 5 15 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 53
14 Port Adelaide L 75 - 65 9 8 17 6 0 0 2 4 1 0 77
15 St Kilda L 117 - 119 12 3 15 2 0 0 1 5 1 0 71
16 Fremantle W 102 - 48 12 17 29 5 0 2 0 5 0 3 110
17 Western Bulldogs W 119 - 69 10 9 19 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 74
18 Geelong Cats L 100 - 98 12 10 22 6 0 0 1 8 1 1 110
19 Adelaide Crows W 77 - 90 11 10 21 3 0 1 1 5 0 1 81
20 Gold Coast Suns W 143 - 47 12 8 20 6 0 1 0 2 2 1 92
21 Sydney Swans L 78 - 87 13 7 20 8 0 0 2 3 1 1 90
22 West Coast Eagles W 91 - 108 7 11 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 49
23 GWS Giants W 102 - 57 14 6 20 4 2 1 1 3 3 2 98
W1 Geelong Cats W 75 - 46 7 8 15 3 0 1 0 6 0 1 72
SF Hawthorn W 71 - 104 13 9 22 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 77
PF West Coast Eagles L 121 - 55 11 10 21 1 1 2 2 2 0 2 63
TOTAL W: 16 - L: 9 268 218 486 95 4 14 22 73 19 23 1906

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 63
    • Kicks 9.4
    • Handballs 9.6
    • Disposals 19.0
    • Marks 3.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 0.9
    • AFL Fantasy 73.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Hawthorn Rd 4, 2018
Handballs 19 Gold Coast Suns Rd 7, 2016
Disposals 29 Fremantle Rd 16, 2018
Marks 9 Carlton Rd 2, 2017
Hit-outs 3 Brisbane Lions Rd 9, 2016
Tackles 8 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2018
Goals 4 Essendon Rd 6, 2017
AFL Fantasy 110 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Melbourne 268 218 486 95 4 14 22 73 19 23 1906
2017 Melbourne 181 233 414 72 0 11 17 54 26 6 1563
2016 Melbourne 144 152 296 42 4 17 12 56 12 11 1154

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

Honours

Brownlow History

Career votes: 5

2018 votes: 3

AFL Awards

AFL 22Under22 Team
2016, 2018

NAB Rising Star nomination
2016 (R9: Melb v Bris, MCG)

Milestones

Debut
R6, 2016: Melbourne v St Kilda, Docklands

50th game
R12, 2018: Melbourne v Collingwood, MCG