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Tom
Sparrow

Height
183 cm
DOB
31-05-2000
Weight
82 kg
Debut
2019
Games
2019
2
Career
2
Goals
2019
1
Career
1
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
104
Avg
52
TomSparrow

Player Bio

At a glance

Drafted
2018 NAB AFL Draft, Pick No. 27 overall, 2nd round selection

Recruited from
Bridgewater Callington (SA)/South Adelaide (SANFL)

Player sponsors

Gold
Peter Rahilly

Silver
Ian Sunderland and Peter Ashton

Bronze
Montmorency Kids Clinic

The South Australian joined the Demons after an impressive Under 18s Championships, where he showed an impressive defensive intent averaging five tackles per game. Sparrow is a courageous player and his versatility across the field is of great value. Sparrow will be an exciting addition for Melbourne, set to showcase his explosive pace off half-back.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 2
    • Kicks 8.5
    • Handballs 2.5
    • Disposals 11.0
    • Marks 1.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.0
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 52.0

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Port Adelaide Rd 1
Handballs 3 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Disposals 14 Port Adelaide Rd 1
Marks 1 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Goals 1 Port Adelaide Rd 1
AFL Fantasy 64 Port Adelaide Rd 1

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 61 - 87 12 2 14 1 0 3 0 3 1 0 64
2 Geelong Cats L 126 - 46 5 3 8 1 0 0 2 5 0 2 40
3 Essendon L 112 - 130 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Sydney Swans W 78 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 St Kilda L 55 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Richmond L 85 - 42 - - - - - - - - - - -
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 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Collingwood L 98 - 57 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Fremantle W 85 - 71 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Brisbane Lions L 107 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Carlton W 100 - 105 - - - - - - - - - - -
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 17 5 22 2 0 3 2 8 1 2 104

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 2
    • Kicks 8.5
    • Handballs 2.5
    • Disposals 11.0
    • Marks 1.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.0
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 52.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Port Adelaide Rd 1, 2019
Handballs 3 Geelong Cats Rd 2, 2019
Disposals 14 Port Adelaide Rd 1, 2019
Marks 1 Geelong Cats Rd 2, 2019
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Geelong Cats Rd 2, 2019
Goals 1 Port Adelaide Rd 1, 2019
AFL Fantasy 64 Port Adelaide Rd 1, 2019

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Melbourne 17 5 22 2 0 3 2 8 1 2 104

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

Milestones

Debut
R1, 2019: Melbourne v Port Adelaide, MCG