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Jones relishes mixing with rival skippers

Nathan Jones says it was great mixing with the rival AFL captains

7:54pm  Mar 25, 2015

Loss a wake-up call: Jones

Nathan Jones says the loss against Essendon was “a kick up the bum”

8:47am  Mar 21, 2015

Toumpas aims to bridge the gap

Nathan Jones says young midfielder Jimmy Toumpas can be a vital cog for the Demons if he can improve his consistency in 2015

10:09am  Mar 16, 2015

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Rd 3: Nathan Jones post-match

7:57pm  Apr 18, 2015

Rd 1: Jones leads the way

2:51pm  Apr 4, 2015

NAB Rd3: Nathan Jones post-match

10:37pm  Mar 20, 2015

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Nathan
Jones

Height
180 cm
DOB
20-01-1988
Weight
86 kg
Debut
-
Games
2015
7
Career
186
Goals
2015
3
Career
86
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
545
Avg
78
NathanJones

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: 
Debut: 2006
Recruited from: Mt Eliza/Dandenong U18
Brownlow Votes: 12

Won his third consecutive best and fairest in his first season as co-captain, demonstrating that he will get better as the team gets better. A ball magnet, he was at his best early in the season and drew praise from coach Paul Roos. Jones averaged 27 disposals a game and took on and beat some of the game’s best. Jones is making the most of his talent, is respected throughout the League and is capable of willing his team to victory.

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: 2014 votes 13; career votes 46.

Draft history: 2005 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Melbourne) No. 12 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 7
    • Kicks 12.0
    • Handballs 10.0
    • Disposals 22.0
    • Marks 1.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.3
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 77.9

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 Hawthorn Rd 7
Handballs 16 Sydney Swans Rd 6
Disposals 26 Hawthorn Rd 7
Marks 4 Hawthorn Rd 7
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Richmond Rd 4
Goals 1 Western Bulldogs Rd 8
AFL Fantasy 104 Gold Coast Suns Rd 1

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns W 115 - 89 14 11 25 3 0 1 0 6 1 0 104
2 GWS Giants L 101 - 56 4 7 11 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 32
3 Adelaide Crows L 80 - 55 16 9 25 2 0 1 1 5 1 1 97
4 Richmond W 51 - 83 13 11 24 0 0 2 5 6 1 0 78
5 Fremantle L 50 - 118 11 7 18 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 60
6 Sydney Swans L 50 - 88 9 16 25 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 78
7 Hawthorn L 155 - 50 17 9 26 4 0 2 1 4 0 0 96
8 Western Bulldogs W 47 - 27 9 5 14 1 0 3 2 2 1 1 52
9 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
11 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
14 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
17 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
19 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
23 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 5 84 70 154 12 0 8 10 30 3 1 545

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 186
    • Kicks 11.0
    • Handballs 10.8
    • Disposals 21.8
    • Marks 2.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.5
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 78.4

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
2015 Melbourne 84 70 154 12 0 8 10 30 3 1 545
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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