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Weideman experiences the AFL's dark side

An open and honest Sam Weideman explains the challenges of footy

5:06pm  Jun 7, 2019

'Massive relief' as Weideman signs on

Sam Weideman has signed on until the end of the 2021 season

4:59pm  Jun 7, 2019

Weideman is still developing: Goodwin

Simon Goodwin says patience is required with the young tall

2:12pm  May 1, 2019

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9:26am  Sep 13, 2018

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12:41pm  Feb 8, 2017

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Sam
Weideman

Height
195 cm
DOB
26-06-1997
Weight
97 kg
Debut
2016
Games
2019
11
Career
31
Goals
2019
11
Career
27
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
565
Avg
51
SamWeideman

Player Bio

At a glance

Drafted
2015 NAB AFL Draft, Pick no. 9 overall, 1st round selection.

Recruited from
Vermont (Vic)/Whitefriars College (Vic)/Eastern U18

Player sponsors

Gold
Glenn & Angela Ashworth

Silver
Andrew Clough

Bronze
Louise & Robert Christie

After limited opportunities in the first half of 2018, Weideman had his chance after Jesse Hogan's foot injury late in the season. Was a huge contributor in the Elimination Final win against Geelong, gathering 24 disposals, 12 marks and kicking three goals. Weideman will assume a more prominent role in 2019 supporting Tom McDonald as the secondary key forward.


Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 11
    • Kicks 5.5
    • Handballs 4.8
    • Disposals 10.3
    • Marks 4.2
    • Hit-Outs 1.3
    • Tackles 1.5
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 51.4

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 7 Carlton Rd 16
Handballs 7 St Kilda Rd 5
Disposals 14 Essendon Rd 3
Marks 7 Carlton Rd 16
Hit-outs 5 Port Adelaide Rd 1
Tackles 3 Sydney Swans Rd 4
Goals 2 Collingwood Rd 12
AFL Fantasy 65 Carlton Rd 16

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 61 - 87 6 7 13 4 5 1 0 2 1 1 65
2 Geelong Cats L 126 - 46 5 7 12 4 0 1 0 2 1 1 57
3 Essendon L 112 - 130 7 7 14 3 2 1 1 2 2 0 64
4 Sydney Swans W 78 - 100 5 4 9 3 0 1 0 3 1 0 51
5 St Kilda L 55 - 95 5 7 12 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 46
6 Richmond L 85 - 42 4 2 6 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 28
7 Hawthorn W 79 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Gold Coast Suns W 60 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 West Coast Eagles L 85 - 69 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 GWS Giants L 68 - 94 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Adelaide Crows L 88 - 90 7 5 12 6 1 0 1 2 1 2 63
12 Collingwood L 98 - 57 6 5 11 5 0 0 0 1 2 1 60
14 Fremantle W 85 - 71 5 1 6 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 33
15 Brisbane Lions L 107 - 74 3 5 8 2 4 0 1 0 1 1 33
16 Carlton W 100 - 105 7 3 10 7 1 1 0 2 1 1 65
17 Western Bulldogs L 74 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
19 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 11 60 53 113 46 14 7 6 16 11 8 565

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 31
    • Kicks 4.8
    • Handballs 5.2
    • Disposals 10.0
    • Marks 3.6
    • Hit-Outs 1.5
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 0.9
    • AFL Fantasy 48.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Geelong Cats W1, 2018
Handballs 12 Geelong Cats W1, 2018
Disposals 24 Geelong Cats W1, 2018
Marks 7 Carlton Rd 16, 2019
Hit-outs 9 Richmond Rd 5, 2018
Tackles 5 Richmond Rd 5, 2018
Goals 3 Geelong Cats W1, 2018
AFL Fantasy 118 Geelong Cats W1, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Melbourne 60 53 113 46 14 7 6 16 11 8 565
2018 Melbourne 57 58 115 40 34 8 4 24 10 5 598
2017 Melbourne 24 32 56 18 0 6 7 12 3 4 245
2016 Melbourne 8 17 25 9 0 1 1 0 3 0 101

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: 0

2018 votes: 0

Milestones

Debut
R20, 2016: Melbourne v Hawthorn, MCG