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Melksham makes most of his moments

Jake Melksham has stepped up in crucial periods in recent times

5:05pm  Sep 21, 2018

A confidence boost: Melksham

Jake Melksham says his side couldn’t be happier with Perth win

8:38am  Aug 20, 2018

Melksham to miss Gold Coast clash

Jake Melksham has been ruled out with a hamstring injury

4:15pm  Aug 1, 2018

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Media Conference: Jake Melksham

4:35pm  Aug 20, 2018

Senior Players List

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Jake
Melksham

Height
186 cm
DOB
29-08-1991
Weight
83 kg
Debut
-
Games
2018
23
Career
156
Goals
2018
32
Career
110
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1557
Avg
68
JakeMelksham

Player Bio

The former Bomber played 19 games in his first season at Melbourne after being suspended for the 2016 season as part of the Bombers’ 2012 supplements program. Was dropped to the VFL for round seven and eight – and was suspended for one of those games – but to his credit bounced back to average 16.7 disposals and improve as the year went on. Excelled when given the opportunity in run-with roles and was damaging on the scoreboard, kicking at least one goal in his last 12 games for the year.

Brownlow Medal: career votes 3.
Previous AFL club: Essendon (2010-15: 114 games, 57 goals).
Draft history: 2009 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Essendon) No. 10 overall; 2015 NAB AFL Draft traded by Essendon for No. 30 (Mason Redman).