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Brandon Matera and the Willy Wag Tail

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4:19pm  May 25, 2017

Brandon Matera finds his drive

After being dropped at the beginning of the season, Brandon Matera has impressed in recent weeks.

10:29am  Jul 22, 2016

‘There’s still room for improvement’

Despite the SUNS recording back-to-back victories, neither was the result of complete performances.

11:03am  Jul 11, 2016

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Brandon
Matera

Height
173 cm
DOB
11-03-1992
Weight
74 kg
Debut
2011
Games
119
Goals
137
BrandonMatera

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player Honours: NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2011
Brownlow Medal: Career votes 6
Junior Club: Bullcreek Leeming (WA)/ South Fremantle (WAFL)
Draft History:
2010 17-year-old access selection (Gold Coast)

The clever small forward worked his way into form and played the final 15 games of season 2016. Brandon Matera plays a difficult position and can come in-and-out of games, but he knows where the goals are, as shown by his 24 in 17 games. He kicked multiple goals in eight matches and was held goalless on just three occasions. Generally takes the right option with the ball, but needs to be more consistent with his defensive pressure to round out his game.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 18
    • Kicks 9.9
    • Handballs 5.5
    • Disposals 15.4
    • Marks 3.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 63.9

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Essendon Rd 2
Handballs 10 Adelaide Crows Rd 12
Disposals 20 Essendon Rd 2
Marks 8 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Hawthorn Rd 19
Goals 2 West Coast Eagles Rd 20
AFL Fantasy 91 Port Adelaide Rd 1

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 110 - 60 13 6 19 7 0 1 0 3 1 0 91
2 Essendon W 106 - 90 15 5 20 2 0 2 0 3 1 1 82
3 Gold Coast Suns W 68 - 96 9 6 15 7 0 0 1 1 1 1 68
4 GWS Giants L 82 - 51 4 8 12 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 47
5 Western Bulldogs W 108 - 54 12 6 18 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 60
6 West Coast Eagles L 81 - 89 12 5 17 8 0 0 1 3 1 0 85
7 Richmond L 110 - 33 9 5 14 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 51
8 St Kilda W 89 - 59 11 2 13 4 0 0 0 2 2 1 70
9 Sydney Swans L 111 - 52 12 3 15 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 63
10 North Melbourne L 58 - 86 7 6 13 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 48
11 Collingwood L 138 - 77 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Adelaide Crows W 71 - 68 7 10 17 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 50
13 Carlton W 46 - 103 11 6 17 4 0 3 2 1 1 2 66
15 Brisbane Lions L 64 - 119 7 2 9 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 45
16 Melbourne L 102 - 48 7 5 12 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 47
17 Port Adelaide W 59 - 50 7 9 16 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 49
18 Essendon L 99 - 70 13 3 16 4 0 2 1 3 1 0 74
19 Hawthorn L 53 - 112 10 8 18 3 0 0 1 5 0 1 73
20 West Coast Eagles L 142 - 84 13 4 17 2 0 2 1 4 2 1 81
21 Carlton W 101 - 72 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Geelong Cats L 158 - 25 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Collingwood L 67 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 14 179 99 278 57 0 19 10 42 13 9 1150

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 119
    • Kicks 10.4
    • Handballs 4.5
    • Disposals 14.9
    • Marks 3.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.4
    • Goals 1.2
    • AFL Fantasy 67.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 Carlton Rd 4, 2017
Handballs 10 Adelaide Crows Rd 12, 2018
Disposals 29 Carlton Rd 4, 2017
Marks 10 North Melbourne Rd 12, 2012
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Fremantle Rd 11, 2015
Goals 6 Hawthorn Rd 3, 2017
AFL Fantasy 138 Carlton Rd 4, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Fremantle 179 99 278 57 0 19 10 42 13 9 1150
2017 Gold Coast Suns 116 53 169 46 0 10 3 22 22 12 825
2016 Gold Coast Suns 166 78 244 60 0 5 6 34 24 15 1116
2015 Gold Coast Suns 210 79 289 80 0 17 13 55 18 12 1346
2014 Gold Coast Suns 147 68 215 52 0 10 7 49 27 17 1097
2013 Gold Coast Suns 121 23 144 48 0 6 7 20 7 13 673
2012 Gold Coast Suns 186 95 281 72 0 15 15 38 11 16 1168
2011 Gold Coast Suns 112 44 156 32 0 13 7 25 15 8 710

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