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Gawn, Oliver become dual 'Bluey' winners

Max Gawn and Clayton Oliver share the Best and Fairest

10:35pm  Sep 30, 2019

Oliver named in 22under22 team

Clayton Oliver has been recognised among some young stars

7:18pm  Aug 29, 2019

Nine votes for Oliver

Clayton Oliver has received the equal-most votes for Round 8

10:25am  May 14, 2019

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Clayton
Oliver

Height
187 cm
DOB
22-07-1997
Weight
85 kg
Debut
2016
Games
2019
22
Career
82
Goals
2019
4
Career
26
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
2329
Avg
106
ClaytonOliver

Player Bio

At a glance

Drafted
2015 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Melbourne) No. 4 overall. 

Recruited from
Mooroopna (Vic)/Bendigo U18/Murray U18

Player sponsors

Gold
The Barlow Family

Silver
The Barlow Family

Bronze
Justin Bourke, Jack Tracey & Anthony Rodbard-Bean

In just four seasons of footy, Clayton Oliver has developed into a star of the competition.

The Demon midfielder hunts the ball, racking up the most contested possessions in the league in 2019 and had the second most handballs during the home and away season.

It was another dominant year for Oliver who won his second Keith ‘Bluey’ Truscott Memorial Trophy, averaging 30 disposals in his 22 games.

As expected, Oliver was named in the 22Under22 side for the third time last season, as he is widely recognised as one of the best young talents in the league.

After missing the majority of last year’s pre-season due to a double shoulder operation, Oliver will be looking to hit the track early and be primed for another big campaign in 2020.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 11.3
    • Handballs 18.8
    • Disposals 30.0
    • Marks 3.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 6.3
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 105.9

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Fremantle Rd 14
Handballs 29 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Disposals 44 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Marks 8 Hawthorn Rd 7
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 15 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8
Goals 1 St Kilda Rd 19
AFL Fantasy 161 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 61 - 87 13 10 23 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 73
2 Geelong Cats L 126 - 46 15 29 44 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 130
3 Essendon L 112 - 130 10 19 29 2 0 1 3 4 0 0 82
4 Sydney Swans W 78 - 100 15 18 33 7 0 1 1 2 0 0 108
5 St Kilda L 55 - 95 11 20 31 6 0 2 1 6 0 0 114
6 Richmond L 85 - 42 10 19 29 3 0 0 1 8 0 0 106
7 Hawthorn W 79 - 74 13 17 30 8 0 3 4 2 0 1 97
8 Gold Coast Suns W 60 - 61 14 24 38 5 0 2 2 15 0 0 161
9 West Coast Eagles L 85 - 69 8 21 29 2 0 0 2 12 0 0 114
10 GWS Giants L 68 - 94 6 11 17 2 0 0 4 7 0 0 62
11 Adelaide Crows L 88 - 90 6 28 34 6 0 0 2 4 1 0 108
12 Collingwood L 98 - 57 7 26 33 4 0 0 1 4 0 0 98
14 Fremantle W 85 - 71 16 12 28 4 0 2 1 6 1 0 113
15 Brisbane Lions L 107 - 74 13 23 36 4 0 0 2 5 0 0 111
16 Carlton W 100 - 105 13 13 26 3 0 4 2 11 0 0 116
17 Western Bulldogs L 74 - 66 10 7 17 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 69
18 West Coast Eagles L 78 - 91 12 22 34 2 0 1 0 6 1 0 117
19 St Kilda L 104 - 85 9 17 26 4 0 1 1 8 1 0 109
20 Richmond L 60 - 93 11 21 32 6 0 2 0 2 0 0 103
21 Collingwood L 53 - 70 11 18 29 7 0 2 2 11 0 0 130
22 Sydney Swans L 42 - 95 14 16 30 2 0 3 0 3 0 1 96
23 North Melbourne L 88 - 83 11 22 33 2 0 2 2 8 0 1 112
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 17 248 413 661 82 0 28 33 139 4 4 2329

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 82
    • Kicks 9.3
    • Handballs 18.8
    • Disposals 28.1
    • Marks 3.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 6.4
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 99.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20, 2018
Handballs 29 Geelong Cats Rd 2, 2019
Disposals 44 Geelong Cats Rd 2, 2019
Marks 11 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20, 2018
Hit-outs 1 Carlton Rd 2, 2017
Tackles 15 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8, 2019
Goals 2 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20, 2018
AFL Fantasy 161 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8, 2019

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Melbourne 248 413 661 82 0 28 33 139 4 4 2329
2018 Melbourne 262 472 734 87 0 31 30 168 12 11 2687
2017 Melbourne 177 482 659 68 1 20 40 152 4 3 2235
2016 Melbourne 76 174 250 25 3 7 17 62 6 2 896

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: 28

2018 votes: 13

AFL Awards

All-Australian
2018

AFL Coaches Association Best Young Player Award
2017

AFL Players Association 22Under22 Team
2016, 2017, 2018

NAB Rising Star nomination
2016 (R1: Melb v GWS Giants, MCG)

Club awards

Keith 'Bluey' Truscott Memorial Trophy
2017

Sid Anderson Memorial Trophy - Best & Fairest Second Place
2018

Harold Ball Memorial Trophy - Best Young Player
2016

Milestones

Debut
R1, 2016: Melbourne v GWS Giants, MCG

50th game
R16, 2018: Melbourne v Fremantle, Marrara Oval, Darwin.