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Dealing with the scrutiny: Petracca

Christian Petracca has had to block out the external noise

8:22am  Apr 17, 2019

Trac's snap nominated for Goal of the Year

Petracca's goal been nominated for the Round 4 Goal of the Year

4:51pm  Apr 15, 2019

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No major concern for Petracca after he leaves training early

2:58pm  Jan 24, 2019

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Senior Players List

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Christian
Petracca

Height
186 cm
DOB
04-01-1996
Weight
96 kg
Debut
2016
Games
2019
22
Career
85
Goals
2019
22
Career
79
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1668
Avg
76
ChristianPetracca

Player Bio

At a glance

Draft: 2014 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Melbourne) No. 2 overall.
Recruited from: 
Beverley Hills (Vic)/Eastern U18

Player sponsors

Gold: Trucks Nuts 
Silver: 
Emily & Pam Haddrell
Bronze: Doug Derham



Has followed a strict training regime over the off-season and could take his game to another level in 2019. In 2018, Petracca spent time in the midfield and forward, averaging 20.2 disposals and kicking 19 goals. 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 9.6
    • Handballs 9.0
    • Disposals 18.7
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 3.0
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 75.8

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Western Bulldogs Rd 17
Handballs 17 North Melbourne Rd 23
Disposals 25 North Melbourne Rd 23
Marks 9 Fremantle Rd 14
Hit-outs 5 Sydney Swans Rd 22
Tackles 7 North Melbourne Rd 23
Goals 3 St Kilda Rd 19
AFL Fantasy 102 Fremantle Rd 14

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 61 - 87 5 10 15 3 0 0 3 3 1 1 54
2 Geelong Cats L 126 - 46 8 8 16 1 0 1 1 7 0 0 69
3 Essendon L 112 - 130 8 8 16 5 0 0 0 3 1 0 73
4 Sydney Swans W 78 - 100 9 8 17 3 0 0 1 6 2 0 85
5 St Kilda L 55 - 95 13 8 21 6 0 0 2 3 1 0 85
6 Richmond L 85 - 42 5 7 12 5 0 0 2 2 0 0 46
7 Hawthorn W 79 - 74 6 5 11 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 43
8 Gold Coast Suns W 60 - 61 12 10 22 3 0 2 0 2 1 2 83
9 West Coast Eagles L 85 - 69 11 6 17 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 75
10 GWS Giants L 68 - 94 11 8 19 5 0 2 2 4 1 1 83
11 Adelaide Crows L 88 - 90 12 6 18 7 0 0 0 2 1 0 83
12 Collingwood L 98 - 57 14 9 23 5 0 1 2 1 1 1 81
14 Fremantle W 85 - 71 13 9 22 9 0 0 0 3 1 0 102
15 Brisbane Lions L 107 - 74 9 12 21 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 77
16 Carlton W 100 - 105 9 8 17 2 0 2 0 2 3 1 78
17 Western Bulldogs L 74 - 66 16 6 22 3 0 2 0 3 1 1 90
18 West Coast Eagles L 78 - 91 7 11 18 4 0 1 2 1 0 1 55
19 St Kilda L 104 - 85 8 12 20 3 0 0 2 2 3 0 77
20 Richmond L 60 - 93 7 13 20 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 66
21 Collingwood L 53 - 70 12 8 20 6 0 2 1 3 1 2 89
22 Sydney Swans L 42 - 95 9 10 19 4 5 0 1 5 0 0 81
23 North Melbourne L 88 - 83 8 17 25 3 0 1 1 7 0 0 93
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 17 212 199 411 89 5 16 20 65 22 14 1668

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 85
    • Kicks 9.5
    • Handballs 9.4
    • Disposals 18.9
    • Marks 3.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 0.9
    • AFL Fantasy 74.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Western Bulldogs Rd 17, 2019
Handballs 19 Gold Coast Suns Rd 7, 2016
Disposals 29 Fremantle Rd 16, 2018
Marks 9 Fremantle Rd 14, 2019
Hit-outs 5 Sydney Swans Rd 22, 2019
Tackles 8 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2018
Goals 4 Essendon Rd 6, 2017
AFL Fantasy 110 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Melbourne 212 199 411 89 5 16 20 65 22 14 1668
2018 Melbourne 268 218 486 95 4 14 22 73 19 23 1906
2017 Melbourne 181 233 414 72 0 11 17 54 26 6 1563
2016 Melbourne 144 152 296 42 4 17 12 56 12 11 1154

Legend

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

Honours

Brownlow History

Career votes: 5

2018 votes: 3

AFL Awards

AFL 22Under22 Team
2016, 2018

NAB Rising Star nomination
2016 (R9: Melb v Bris, MCG)

Milestones

Debut
R6, 2016: Melbourne v St Kilda, Docklands

50th game
R12, 2018: Melbourne v Collingwood, MCG