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Stanley bullish about northern neighbour

Gold Coast swingman Danny Stanley has dismissed suggestions the Brisbane Lions are a spent force in the AFL.

8:42am  Jul 22, 2014

Injury clouds loom over McKenzie and Stanley

Defenders Trent McKenzie and Danny Stanley remain a chance to play in the GC SUNS’ clash against the Sydney Swans.

7:06pm  Jun 3, 2014

'Bull' refuses to bite the dust

Danny Stanley might not be a household name, but through sheer hard work and determination, he has made himself an automatic selection.

3:41pm  Apr 3, 2014

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Danny
Stanley

Height
187 cm
DOB
18-02-1988
Weight
90 kg
Debut
2007
Games
2014
16
Career
74
Goals
2014
4
Career
35
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1050
Avg
66
DannyStanley

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player Honours: 3rd best and fairest 2012; leading goalkicker 2011.
Brownlow Medal: -
Previous AFL Club: Collingwood (2007-09: 5 games, 0 goals).
Draft History:  Draft history: 2005 NAB AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Collingwood) No. 21 overall; 2010 Rookie Draft selection (Gold Coast) No. 5; 2010 rookie elevation (Gold Coast).

A model of consistency for each of his three seasons at the GC SUNS, Stanley took another step forward in 2013.

Not only did the ultra-professional utility rack up 21 disposals a game, he often did so while playing an effective run-with role on the opposition’s best midfielder.

Since the GC SUNS revived his career after he played five games in four seasons at Collingwood, Stanley has repaid them with excellence in a variety of roles, including half-back, midfield and half-forward.

Is solid in all facets of the game and loves to get among the tough stuff, finishing behind only Gary Ablett and Jaeger O’Meara for hard-ball gets.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 16
    • Kicks 9.1
    • Handballs 8.1
    • Disposals 17.2
    • Marks 4.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.5
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 65.6

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Western Bulldogs Rd 17
Handballs 14 Collingwood Rd 16
Disposals 26 Collingwood Rd 16
Marks 8 Western Bulldogs Rd 10
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Fremantle Rd 2
Goals 2 GWS Giants Rd 6
AFL Fantasy 96 GWS Giants Rd 6

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond W 87 - 69 6 13 19 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 66
2 Fremantle L 87 - 39 7 9 16 2 0 2 2 5 0 0 61
3 Brisbane Lions W 114 - 61 8 10 18 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 68
4 Hawthorn L 49 - 148 8 9 17 5 0 0 0 2 0 1 66
5 Melbourne W 78 - 86 8 9 17 4 0 3 0 4 0 1 74
6 GWS Giants W 134 - 94 13 7 20 7 0 0 1 3 2 1 96
7 North Melbourne W 77 - 120 12 7 19 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 74
9 St Kilda W 87 - 125 7 8 15 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 49
10 Western Bulldogs W 119 - 74 10 7 17 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 73
11 Adelaide Crows L 109 - 77 12 6 18 7 0 1 1 1 0 0 71
12 Sydney Swans L 74 - 109 7 6 13 3 0 0 1 4 0 0 55
13 West Coast Eagles L 103 - 100 10 8 18 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 54
14 Geelong Cats W 118 - 78 5 6 11 2 0 3 3 2 0 0 35
15 Hawthorn L 116 - 63 7 4 11 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 45
16 Collingwood W 80 - 75 12 14 26 6 0 1 2 2 0 0 85
17 Western Bulldogs L 94 - 66 13 7 20 5 0 2 0 2 0 0 78
18 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
19 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
23 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 9 - L: 7 145 130 275 65 0 15 14 40 4 3 1050

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 74
    • Kicks 9.6
    • Handballs 10.2
    • Disposals 19.8
    • Marks 4.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 3.1
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 76.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 West Coast Eagles Rd 14, 2012
Handballs 22 Adelaide Crows Rd 22, 2011
Disposals 33 Adelaide Crows Rd 22, 2011
Marks 12 GWS Giants Rd 20, 2012
Hit-outs 1 GWS Giants Rd 23, 2013
Tackles 8 Carlton Rd 18, 2013
Goals 3 GWS Giants Rd 23, 2013
AFL Fantasy 114 GWS Giants Rd 23, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 Gold Coast Suns 145 130 275 65 0 15 14 40 4 3 1050
2013 Gold Coast Suns 179 197 376 89 3 9 16 66 10 7 1493
2012 Gold Coast Suns 163 150 313 92 1 7 8 36 1 3 1202
2011 Gold Coast Suns 197 248 445 99 0 17 32 75 20 18 1743
2009 Collingwood 3 12 15 3 0 0 5 1 0 0 31
2008 Collingwood 14 11 25 8 0 2 5 5 0 0 95
2007 Collingwood 11 7 18 8 0 2 2 3 0 0 79

Legend

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