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Every leader at every club in 2016

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12:32pm  Mar 23, 2016

Tough team to select: Jones

Nathan Jones says it’ll be tough to pick a team for round one

10:58am  Mar 23, 2016

Good to see Trengove back: Jones

Nathan Jones says it’s exciting to see Jack Trengove back playing

10:54am  Mar 23, 2016

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Nathan
Jones

Height
180 cm
DOB
20-01-1988
Weight
88 kg
Debut
-
Games
2016
6
Career
207
Goals
2016
2
Career
97
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
494
Avg
82
NathanJones

Player Bio

The skipper may have missed out on his fourth successive best and fairest, but that did not mean he had a down year. In fact, Jones took his game to new heights in terms of his leadership qualities, as coach Paul Roos noted. Averaged a tick under 24 disposals a game despite – it was revealed after the season – a prolapsed disc in his neck. As a result, Jones was not in full training until after the Christmas break. A warrior in the engine room, Jones’ loyalty to the cause is unwavering.

Player honours: best and fairest 2012, 2013, 2014; 2nd best and fairest 2007; NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2006, 2007; co-captain 2014; captain since 2015.
Brownlow Medal: 2015 votes 10; career votes 56.
Draft history: 2005 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Melbourne) No. 12 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 6
    • Kicks 11.8
    • Handballs 14.8
    • Disposals 26.7
    • Marks 2.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.2
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 82.3

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 Essendon Rd 2
Handballs 20 Collingwood Rd 4
Disposals 31 St Kilda Rd 6
Marks 6 Essendon Rd 2
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 North Melbourne Rd 3
Goals 1 St Kilda Rd 6
AFL Fantasy 97 Essendon Rd 2

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 GWS Giants W 80 - 78 14 13 27 3 0 0 3 4 0 1 85
2 Essendon L 80 - 67 17 12 29 6 0 1 3 3 0 0 97
3 North Melbourne L 136 - 131 8 10 18 0 0 0 1 5 1 1 68
4 Collingwood W 67 - 102 9 20 29 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 90
5 Richmond W 129 - 96 9 17 26 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 67
6 St Kilda L 96 - 135 14 17 31 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 87
7 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
17 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
18 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 3 71 89 160 12 0 3 9 19 2 3 494

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 207
    • Kicks 11.2
    • Handballs 11.0
    • Disposals 22.2
    • Marks 2.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.6
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 79.5

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 Gold Coast Suns Rd 5, 2014
Handballs 21 Western Bulldogs Rd 8, 2009
Disposals 38 St Kilda Rd 1, 2014
Marks 9 Brisbane Lions Rd 15, 2007
Hit-outs 2 Collingwood Rd 11, 2009
Tackles 11 North Melbourne Rd 16, 2007
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
2016 Melbourne 71 89 160 12 0 3 9 19 2 3 494
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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Disposals
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Marks
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Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
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Frees Against
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Tackles
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Goals
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AFL Fantasy points