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Bring on the games: Jones

Nathan Jones says he’s ready for the NAB Challenge matches to start

8:02pm  Feb 12, 2015

Jones named sole captain

Nathan Jones has been named sole captain of Melbourne for 2015

1:20pm  Feb 3, 2015

Jones ready to lead Dees again

Melbourne has announced its 2015 leadership group

11:30am  Feb 3, 2015

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Jones signs new deal

8:30am  Dec 18, 2014

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5:54pm  Sep 5, 2014

Rd 19: Nathan Jones post-match

4:18pm  Aug 3, 2014

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Nathan
Jones

Height
180 cm
DOB
20-01-1988
Weight
86 kg
Debut
-
Games
2014
22
Career
179
Goals
2014
7
Career
83
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
2222
Avg
101
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

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 14.1
    • Handballs 13.6
    • Disposals 27.7
    • Marks 2.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 5.2
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 101.0

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 Gold Coast Suns Rd 5
Handballs 19 St Kilda Rd 1
Disposals 38 St Kilda Rd 1
Marks 7 Sydney Swans Rd 6
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 9 Western Bulldogs Rd 15
Goals 1 Brisbane Lions Rd 19
AFL Fantasy 147 St Kilda Rd 1

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 St Kilda L 68 - 51 19 19 38 6 0 5 0 7 0 1 147
2 West Coast Eagles L 30 - 123 19 15 34 6 0 4 4 8 0 0 129
3 GWS Giants L 79 - 47 11 7 18 2 0 3 1 5 0 0 73
4 Carlton W 58 - 81 16 12 28 1 0 2 2 4 1 0 93
5 Gold Coast Suns L 78 - 86 22 8 30 3 0 1 1 5 1 0 115
6 Sydney Swans L 38 - 69 17 16 33 7 0 2 0 7 0 1 135
7 Adelaide Crows W 67 - 70 6 8 14 0 0 1 2 7 1 0 63
8 Western Bulldogs L 83 - 99 11 13 24 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 69
9 Richmond W 74 - 91 17 16 33 1 0 2 0 4 1 0 110
11 Port Adelaide L 75 - 95 14 16 30 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 89
12 Collingwood L 28 - 61 15 14 29 3 0 1 0 6 1 0 113
13 Essendon W 77 - 78 11 16 27 3 0 3 1 5 1 0 100
14 North Melbourne L 66 - 107 11 17 28 2 0 0 0 5 0 1 94
15 Western Bulldogs L 91 - 85 11 12 23 1 0 5 0 9 0 0 101
16 Fremantle L 34 - 97 13 10 23 5 0 1 1 5 0 1 93
17 Geelong Cats L 36 - 102 16 7 23 1 0 3 2 8 0 0 94
18 Port Adelaide L 72 - 69 13 18 31 3 0 1 2 5 0 0 99
19 Brisbane Lions L 51 - 74 13 17 30 2 0 2 1 2 1 0 92
20 Hawthorn L 115 - 65 13 15 28 2 0 2 0 6 0 1 102
21 GWS Giants L 34 - 98 16 14 30 6 0 1 1 5 0 0 112
22 West Coast Eagles L 119 - 53 12 17 29 0 0 3 1 5 0 0 90
23 North Melbourne L 123 - 93 15 12 27 4 0 3 0 6 0 1 109
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 18 311 299 610 64 0 48 19 115 7 6 2222

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 179
    • Kicks 11.0
    • Handballs 10.8
    • Disposals 21.8
    • Marks 3.0
    • 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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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AFL Fantasy points