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Season Review: Alex Sexton

Alex Sexton played every game of the season for the first time in 2018.

9:12am  Sep 26, 2018

'Clarity' gives versatile Sun a new goal in footy

Prior to the season, you would have got long odds on Alex Sexton being Gold Coast's leading goalkicker.

3:21pm  Aug 21, 2018

Sexton vital to us, says Eade

Utility Alex Sexton has firmly established himself as a coach’s favourite at Metricon Stadium.

10:24am  Feb 27, 2017

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Alex
Sexton

Height
186 cm
DOB
03-12-1993
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2018
22
Career
97
Goals
2018
28
Career
71
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1354
Avg
62
AlexSexton

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player Honours: -
Brownlow Medal: -
Previous AFL Club: -
Junior Club: Springwood (QLD)
Draft History:2011 NAB AFL Draft local talent access selection (Gold Coast) No. 88 overall.

Sexton played 20 games in 2017 in a variety of positions. He was tested on the wing, off half-back and as a high half-forward, averaging 16 disposals and five marks across the season.

The 24-year-old has a thumping right boot and is capable of breaking lines with his speed and exceptional endurance. Sexton has played predominately forward throughout the pre-season and looks set to play in that part of the ground exclusively under Stuart Dew in 2018.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 9.2
    • Handballs 4.5
    • Disposals 13.6
    • Marks 3.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 61.5

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Geelong Cats Rd 23
Handballs 8 Brisbane Lions Rd 22
Disposals 20 Essendon Rd 17
Marks 7 Geelong Cats Rd 11
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Adelaide Crows Rd 6
Goals 5 Melbourne Rd 20
AFL Fantasy 96 Brisbane Lions Rd 22

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 North Melbourne W 55 - 39 14 4 18 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 70
2 Carlton W 67 - 101 5 4 9 2 0 1 1 4 0 0 43
3 Fremantle L 68 - 96 9 3 12 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 60
4 West Coast Eagles L 139 - 59 10 3 13 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 49
5 Brisbane Lions W 71 - 76 11 3 14 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 76
6 Adelaide Crows L 110 - 62 8 4 12 3 0 1 3 7 1 0 67
7 Western Bulldogs L 81 - 72 7 6 13 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 53
8 Melbourne L 77 - 146 9 3 12 6 0 0 1 0 1 2 56
9 Port Adelaide L 42 - 82 6 4 10 0 0 1 1 5 0 1 45
11 Geelong Cats L 36 - 121 9 3 12 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 51
12 GWS Giants L 134 - 26 11 3 14 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 57
13 St Kilda L 78 - 80 7 2 9 2 0 0 0 2 3 0 57
14 Hawthorn L 96 - 43 6 8 14 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 55
15 Collingwood L 60 - 99 8 8 16 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 56
16 North Melbourne L 95 - 58 9 6 15 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 58
17 Essendon L 51 - 95 12 8 20 5 0 0 3 2 1 4 76
18 Sydney Swans W 64 - 88 11 5 16 4 0 2 2 4 3 1 86
19 Carlton L 44 - 79 10 3 13 1 0 1 2 4 0 3 53
20 Melbourne L 143 - 47 7 3 10 2 0 0 2 1 5 0 61
21 Richmond L 51 - 125 8 4 12 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 50
22 Brisbane Lions L 74 - 78 11 8 19 4 0 1 2 4 4 0 96
23 Geelong Cats L 142 - 40 14 3 17 6 0 0 0 1 1 3 79
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 18 202 98 300 72 0 11 22 51 28 19 1354

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 97
    • Kicks 8.4
    • Handballs 4.4
    • Disposals 12.8
    • Marks 3.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 54.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 Sydney Swans Rd 16, 2017
Handballs 12 Geelong Cats Rd 6, 2016
Disposals 26 North Melbourne Rd 6, 2017
Marks 13 Sydney Swans Rd 16, 2017
Hit-outs 2 Richmond Rd 12, 2016
Tackles 8 Fremantle Rd 18, 2016
Goals 5 Melbourne Rd 20, 2018
AFL Fantasy 121 Fremantle Rd 18, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Gold Coast Suns 202 98 300 72 0 11 22 51 28 19 1354
2017 Gold Coast Suns 198 116 314 93 0 7 21 28 12 7 1240
2016 Gold Coast Suns 179 105 284 58 2 8 20 46 13 8 1141
2015 Gold Coast Suns 102 44 146 32 1 8 13 29 8 3 627
2014 Gold Coast Suns 73 48 121 25 0 2 13 26 6 7 500
2013 Gold Coast Suns 20 8 28 7 0 1 2 8 3 4 146
2012 Gold Coast Suns 38 12 50 18 0 3 4 10 1 1 230

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