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Sylvia at the ready

A renewed focus of planning and preparation is behind Colin Sylvia's emergence as one of the Demons' most valuable players

5:22pm  Jun 22, 2011

Sylvia to Wonaeamirri: How the Dees are tracking

Ball movement coach Mark Williams speaks exclusively to melbournefc.com.au in the last of a nine-part series about how the Melbourne players are tracking this p

9:00am  Jan 9, 2011

Young Dees to step up

Colin Sylvia will be one of the young Melbourne players to shoulder a heavier burden in 2011 after the departure of much experience

2:56pm  Nov 15, 2010

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Colin Sylvia post-match round 13

6:09pm  Jun 19, 2011

NAB 4 - Sylvia Post Game

9:56am  Mar 12, 2011

Sylvia to play 100th

1:20pm  Aug 2, 2010

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Colin
Sylvia

Height
185 cm
DOB
08-11-1985
Weight
89 kg
Debut
2004
Games
163
Goals
130
ColinSylvia

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Merbein
Debut: 2004
Recruited from: Bendigo U18
Brownlow Votes: 15

Suffered back and calf injuries during the pre-season and was under pressure for much of the early part of the year. His body language after a couple of losses was criticised so he went into the mid-season break with question marks hovering over him. However, he hit back with a strong second half of the year, showing his class – which has never been doubted – in the midfield and his willingness to work hard for his teammates. He is an explosive player who can win games off his own boot and looks determined to have a big season in 2013. The coach rates him highly as he knows he is capable of dictating the mood of a game. The 27-year-old should be ready to leave his stamp on the game.

Player honours: NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2005.

Brownlow Medal: 2012 votes 2; career votes 27.

Draft history: 2003 NAB AFL Draft priority selection (Melbourne) No. 3 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played
    • Kicks
    • Handballs
    • Disposals
    • Marks
    • Hit-Outs
    • Tackles
    • Goals
    • AFL Fantasy

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 163
    • Kicks 10.1
    • Handballs 6.8
    • Disposals 16.9
    • Marks 4.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.7
    • Tackles 3.4
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 74.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 24 Hawthorn Rd 9, 2009
Handballs 18 Adelaide Crows Rd 22, 2012
Disposals 37 Hawthorn Rd 9, 2009
Marks 12 Richmond Rd 22, 2008
Hit-outs 6 GWS Giants Rd 13, 2012
Tackles 10 Collingwood Rd 20, 2007
Goals 5 Richmond Rd 22, 2011
AFL Fantasy 159 Hawthorn Rd 9, 2009

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF

Legend

K
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H
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D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
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Frees Against
T
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B
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AFL Fantasy points