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Team Announcement: Round 3

Luke Russell will make his first AFL appearance for 2014, with the hard-running utility named to play in the QClash this Saturday.

5:42pm  Apr 3, 2014

Zircus rolls in to Metricon Stadium

On the back of Metricon Stadium hosting the Big Day Out last weekend, the Zircus rolled into the Gold Coast SUNS headquarters yesterday with David Swallow and Luke Russell joining members of Zircus – An Entertainment Spectacular.

2:21pm  Jan 23, 2014

Russell ready to spread his wings

Spots in the midfield are scarce, but Luke Russell is putting plenty of pressure on himself to demand more opportunities inside the centre square this season.

4:51pm  Jan 22, 2014

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Russell ready to spread his wings

4:55pm  Jan 22, 2014

Spook Meets Zircus

2:03pm  Jan 22, 2014

Senior List

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Luke
Russell

Height
186 cm
DOB
24-01-1992
Weight
83 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2014
2
Career
45
Goals
2014
0
Career
17
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
53
Avg
26
LukeRussell

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player Honours: -
Brownlow Medal: career votes 2.
Draft history: 2010 17-year-old access selection (Gold Coast)

A consistent no-frills half-forward who keeps getting the job done for Gold Coast.

Russell played 18 games last season, averaging 15 disposals, including 24 touches and two goals in an upset win over North Melbourne.

Runs hard, is quick and has a good leap.

Russell also works hard defensively and can cover several positions.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 2
    • Kicks 4.0
    • Handballs 3.0
    • Disposals 7.0
    • Marks 2.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.5
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 26.5

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 6 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Handballs 3 Hawthorn Rd 4
Disposals 9 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Marks 3 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 1 Hawthorn Rd 4
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 34 Brisbane Lions Rd 3

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond W 87 - 69 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Fremantle L 87 - 39 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Brisbane Lions W 114 - 61 6 3 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 34
4 Hawthorn L 49 - 148 2 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 19
5 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
6 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
7 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
9 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
13 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
19 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
23 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 2 8 6 14 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 53

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 45
    • Kicks 8.0
    • Handballs 5.6
    • Disposals 13.6
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 58.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Fremantle Rd 6, 2012
Handballs 13 Essendon Rd 12, 2013
Disposals 24 North Melbourne Rd 11, 2013
Marks 10 GWS Giants Rd 7, 2012
Hit-outs 2 St Kilda Rd 11, 2012
Tackles 6 Western Bulldogs Rd 8, 2012
Goals 2 North Melbourne Rd 11, 2013
AFL Fantasy 112 Fremantle Rd 6, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 Gold Coast Suns 8 6 14 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 53
2013 Gold Coast Suns 153 112 265 74 3 8 12 39 6 5 1077
2012 Gold Coast Suns 132 85 217 66 4 11 5 36 6 5 949
2011 Gold Coast Suns 69 49 118 30 3 7 5 27 5 9 537

Legend

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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