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Nathan
Jones

Height
180 cm
DOB
20-01-1988
Weight
87 kg
Debut
-
Games
2018
9
Career
248
Goals
2018
5
Career
120
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
821
Avg
91
NathanJones

Player Bio

It was a surprise when Demons coach Simon Goodwin elevated Jack Viney to the co-captaincy, but in typical Jones style got on with things and again produced a consistent season. He spent time at half-back, on the wing and as an inside midfielder and it made the Demons a more flexible team. Missed six games with a niggling quad injury in the middle of the season, but finished the year strongly. Averaged 27.4 disposals and a career-high 5.4 tackles a game. Nobody was as disappointed as Jones when Melbourne narrowly missed the finals and you get the sense he will be doing everything in his power to ensure the Demons are featuring in September in 2018.

Player honours: best and fairest 2012, 2013, 2014; 2nd best and fairest 2007, 2016; 3rd best and fairest 2017 (equal); NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2006, 2007; co-captain 2014; captain since 2015; co-captain since 2017.
Brownlow Medal: 2017 votes 7; career votes 74.
Draft history: 2005 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Melbourne) No. 12 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 9
    • Kicks 12.0
    • Handballs 14.2
    • Disposals 26.2
    • Marks 2.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.9
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 91.2

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Carlton Rd 9
Handballs 19 Geelong Cats Rd 1
Disposals 31 Carlton Rd 9
Marks 4 Carlton Rd 9
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 9 St Kilda Rd 7
Goals 2 Brisbane Lions Rd 2
AFL Fantasy 110 Brisbane Lions Rd 2

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 94 - 97 10 19 29 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 83
2 Brisbane Lions W 74 - 100 12 16 28 3 0 0 0 5 2 1 110
3 North Melbourne W 123 - 86 14 11 25 4 0 1 2 7 1 1 106
4 Hawthorn L 115 - 48 8 12 20 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 50
5 Richmond L 56 - 102 12 18 30 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 87
6 Essendon W 72 - 108 12 12 24 0 0 2 3 6 0 1 78
7 St Kilda W 67 - 106 10 14 24 2 0 0 0 9 1 1 107
8 Gold Coast Suns W 77 - 146 15 10 25 3 0 1 1 7 0 0 100
9 Carlton W 50 - 159 15 16 31 4 0 0 1 2 1 0 100
10 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
15 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
22 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
23 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 6 - L: 3 108 128 236 18 0 4 9 44 5 4 821

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 248
    • Kicks 11.5
    • Handballs 11.6
    • Disposals 23.1
    • Marks 2.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.9
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 83.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 Gold Coast Suns Rd 5, 2014
Handballs 23 St Kilda Rd 21, 2017
Disposals 38 St Kilda Rd 1, 2014
Marks 9 Brisbane Lions Rd 15, 2007
Hit-outs 2 Collingwood Rd 11, 2009
Tackles 12 Collingwood Rd 12, 2017
Goals 4 Brisbane Lions Rd 6, 2008
AFL Fantasy 147 St Kilda Rd 1, 2014

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Melbourne 108 128 236 18 0 4 9 44 5 4 821
2017 Melbourne 207 232 439 63 0 17 11 86 10 6 1668
2016 Melbourne 288 330 618 56 0 23 31 118 10 11 2165
2015 Melbourne 268 255 523 53 0 27 24 95 12 7 1887
2014 Melbourne 311 299 610 64 0 48 19 115 7 6 2222
2013 Melbourne 233 276 509 46 0 44 28 76 8 7 1708
2012 Melbourne 265 251 516 45 0 39 32 95 16 10 1861
2011 Melbourne 266 241 507 100 0 16 24 69 14 9 1893
2010 Melbourne 198 227 425 54 0 18 24 62 9 12 1470
2009 Melbourne 209 234 443 77 3 18 19 41 8 11 1513
2008 Melbourne 212 220 432 65 2 20 28 53 9 6 1481
2007 Melbourne 219 146 365 61 0 9 24 86 10 6 1479
2006 Melbourne 64 47 111 20 1 5 7 25 2 0 443

Legend

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Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
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Behinds
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AFL Fantasy points