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Joel
Smith

Height
191 cm
DOB
25-02-1996
Weight
88 kg
Debut
2017
Games
2018
8
Career
11
Goals
2018
1
Career
1
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
437
Avg
55
JoelSmith

Player Bio

At a glance

Drafted: 2016 Rookie Draft three-year non-registered selection (Melbourne) No. 41; 2017 NAB AFL Draft rookie elevation (Melbourne).
Recruited from: Maribyrnong Park (Vic)

Smith was the buzz player of the 2017 pre-season after wowing the coaching staff with his athleticism and ability to learn defensive concepts. As a result, the young defender was rewarded with his debut game in round one. Unfortunately, just 15 minutes in, he dislocated his left shoulder. Smith required surgery and was sidelined for three months. He returned for rounds 16 and 17 before being dropped back to the VFL where he suffered a fractured tibia that ended his season. The Demons have high hopes for Smith, signing him to a two-year contract extension until 2019.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 8
    • Kicks 5.8
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 11.8
    • Marks 3.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.9
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 54.6

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20
Handballs 12 Geelong Cats Rd 18
Disposals 16 Geelong Cats Rd 18
Marks 6 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Fremantle Rd 16
Goals 1 West Coast Eagles PF
AFL Fantasy 80 Collingwood Rd 12

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 94 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Brisbane Lions W 74 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 North Melbourne W 123 - 86 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Hawthorn L 115 - 48 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Richmond L 56 - 102 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Essendon W 72 - 108 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 St Kilda W 67 - 106 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Gold Coast Suns W 77 - 146 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Carlton W 50 - 159 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Adelaide Crows W 146 - 55 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Western Bulldogs W 51 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Collingwood L 91 - 133 7 9 16 5 0 2 0 6 0 0 80
14 Port Adelaide L 75 - 65 4 2 6 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 27
15 St Kilda L 117 - 119 5 9 14 5 0 1 2 2 0 0 51
16 Fremantle W 102 - 48 2 6 8 2 0 2 0 7 0 0 54
17 Western Bulldogs W 119 - 69 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Geelong Cats L 100 - 98 4 12 16 5 0 0 2 4 0 0 61
19 Adelaide Crows W 77 - 90 9 0 9 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 44
20 Gold Coast Suns W 143 - 47 9 4 13 6 0 0 1 5 0 0 70
21 Sydney Swans L 78 - 87 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 West Coast Eagles W 91 - 108 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 GWS Giants W 102 - 57 - - - - - - - - - - -
W1 Geelong Cats W 75 - 46 - - - - - - - - - - -
SF Hawthorn W 71 - 104 - - - - - - - - - - -
PF West Coast Eagles L 121 - 55 6 6 12 1 0 3 2 3 1 2 50
TOTAL W: 16 - L: 9 46 48 94 29 0 8 8 31 1 2 437

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 11
    • Kicks 5.3
    • Handballs 5.6
    • Disposals 10.9
    • Marks 2.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.5
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 48.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20, 2018
Handballs 12 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2018
Disposals 16 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2018
Marks 6 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Fremantle Rd 16, 2018
Goals 1 West Coast Eagles PF, 2018
AFL Fantasy 80 Collingwood Rd 12, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Melbourne 46 48 94 29 0 8 8 31 1 2 437
2017 Melbourne 12 14 26 2 0 1 4 8 0 0 91

Legend

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Frees For
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Tackles
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B
Behinds
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AFL Fantasy points

Honours

Brownlow History

Career votes: 0

2018 votes: 0

Milestones

Debut
R1, 2017: St Kilda v Melbourne, Docklands