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Nicholls looking at 2015

One of the highlights of Gold Coast's first full training session was the sight of ruckman Tom Nicholls striding out in full flight.

10:56am  Nov 18, 2014

Nicholls' bid for late-season return

Ruckman Tom Nicholls is making a desperate bid to overcome a long-term knee injury to be available for the SUNS' final two matches of the season.

10:13pm  Aug 13, 2014

Nicholls extends contract with GC SUNS

The Gold Coast SUNS have re-signed 22-year-old ruckman Tom Nicholls, extending his contract until the end of 2016.

8:47pm  Aug 12, 2014

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8:31pm  May 2, 2015

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10:41am  Jan 15, 2015

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Tom
Nicholls

Height
201 cm
DOB
04-03-1992
Weight
98 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2015
5
Career
20
Goals
2015
3
Career
5
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
441
Avg
88
TomNicholls

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player Honours: NAB AFL Rising Star award nominee 2013.
Brownlow Medal: 2013 votes 1; career votes 1.
Draft History: 2010 17-year-old access selection (Gold Coast)

Was continuing his emergence in the ruck before suffering a posterior cruciate ligament injury against North Melbourne in round seven that ended his season. In just 15 games in his time at the club, Nicholls has won the trust and respect of his teammates with his athleticism in the ruck, his willingness to work both ways and his improved mobility around the ground. He signed a two-year contract extension that keeps him at Metricon Stadium until at least 2016. With Zac Smith also returning from a knee injury, the battle will be fierce to lock down the No. 1 ruck role in 2015.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 5
    • Kicks 5.6
    • Handballs 7.8
    • Disposals 13.4
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 24.4
    • Tackles 5.2
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 88.2

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 Collingwood Rd 8
Handballs 11 Brisbane Lions Rd 5
Disposals 15 Brisbane Lions Rd 5
Marks 7 Collingwood Rd 8
Hit-outs 31 West Coast Eagles Rd 7
Tackles 11 West Coast Eagles Rd 7
Goals 2 Collingwood Rd 8
AFL Fantasy 102 West Coast Eagles Rd 7

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Melbourne L 115 - 89 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 St Kilda L 76 - 104 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Geelong Cats L 105 - 96 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 GWS Giants L 119 - 53 7 6 13 2 21 2 1 5 0 0 79
5 Brisbane Lions W 118 - 54 4 11 15 2 27 4 3 5 0 0 82
6 Adelaide Crows L 78 - 119 5 8 13 4 17 1 0 3 1 0 79
7 West Coast Eagles L 135 - 43 4 8 12 0 31 2 1 11 0 0 102
8 Collingwood L 63 - 132 8 6 14 7 26 2 2 2 2 0 99
9 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
14 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
16 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
18 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 1 - L: 7 28 39 67 15 122 11 7 26 3 0 441

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 20
    • Kicks 4.1
    • Handballs 8.2
    • Disposals 12.3
    • Marks 2.2
    • Hit-Outs 22.3
    • Tackles 4.5
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 74.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 Collingwood Rd 8, 2015
Handballs 15 Adelaide Crows Rd 14, 2013
Disposals 18 Richmond Rd 16, 2013
Marks 7 Collingwood Rd 8, 2015
Hit-outs 33 Collingwood Rd 17, 2013
Tackles 11 West Coast Eagles Rd 7, 2015
Goals 2 Collingwood Rd 8, 2015
AFL Fantasy 113 North Melbourne Rd 11, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Gold Coast Suns 28 39 67 15 122 11 7 26 3 0 441
2014 Gold Coast Suns 22 43 65 9 128 4 13 22 0 0 360
2013 Gold Coast Suns 30 74 104 19 187 8 8 40 2 1 639
2012 Gold Coast Suns 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Gold Coast Suns 2 9 11 2 10 2 2 2 0 1 45

Legend

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Disposals
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Marks
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Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
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Frees Against
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Tackles
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