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AFLPA MVP Nominees Revealed

Midfielder David Swallow, ruckman Jarrod Witts and defender Jarrod Harbrow are in the running to win the award.

2:15pm  Aug 24, 2018

Witts to captain Gold Coast

Jarrod Witts will go into the record books on Sunday as the ninth player to captain the Gold Coast SUNS.

9:00am  Aug 4, 2018

We need to cash in on our opportunities: Witts

Gold Coast ruckman Jarrod Witts is keen for the SUNS to make the most of their opportunities during periods of dominance in games.

11:14am  Jul 17, 2018

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Season Highlights: Jarrod Witts

8:06am  Sep 10, 2018

RD20: Witts Post-Match

9:34am  Aug 6, 2018

SUNS TV: Witts Presser

10:39am  Jul 17, 2018

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Jarrod
Witts

Height
209 cm
DOB
13-09-1992
Weight
111 kg
Debut
2013
Games
2018
22
Career
80
Goals
2018
2
Career
22
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
2064
Avg
94
JarrodWitts

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player Honours: -
Brownlow Medal: 2017 votes 1; career votes 1.
Previous AFL Club: Collingwood (2011-16, 40 games, 18 goals)
Junior Club: St Ives (NSW)
Draft History: 2011 NAB AFL Draft 4th round selection (Collingwood) No. 67 overall as NSW scholarship holder; 2016 NAB AFL Draft traded by Collingwood for No. 35 (Callum Brown), No. 57 (Josh Daicos).

Jarrod Witts won plenty of admirers as he cemented his spot as the SUNS’ number one ruckman in 2017, playing 18 games in his debut season at the club. The 209cm ruckman averaged career-high numbers for disposals (13.3) and hit-outs (37.9), where he ranked fifth in the league.

 
Witts is not only good around the stoppages, but has an incredible aerobic capacity for his size. He has also proved he can kick goals when sent forward. Joining the leadership group for the first time this year, Witts will take on a bigger role in directing the SUNS midfield in 2018.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 7.1
    • Handballs 6.5
    • Disposals 13.6
    • Marks 2.1
    • Hit-Outs 38.8
    • Tackles 3.9
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 93.8

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 North Melbourne Rd 1
Handballs 13 Western Bulldogs Rd 7
Disposals 25 North Melbourne Rd 1
Marks 7 North Melbourne Rd 16
Hit-outs 64 GWS Giants Rd 12
Tackles 9 Sydney Swans Rd 18
Goals 1 North Melbourne Rd 16
AFL Fantasy 140 North Melbourne Rd 1

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 North Melbourne W 55 - 39 21 4 25 4 34 2 0 5 0 1 140
2 Carlton W 67 - 101 7 6 13 2 48 2 1 3 0 0 98
3 Fremantle L 68 - 96 8 3 11 3 27 1 1 0 0 0 64
4 West Coast Eagles L 139 - 59 7 4 11 0 17 2 1 4 0 0 61
5 Brisbane Lions W 71 - 76 7 9 16 1 27 3 1 7 0 0 97
6 Adelaide Crows L 110 - 62 6 6 12 0 31 2 1 4 0 0 76
7 Western Bulldogs L 81 - 72 8 13 21 3 58 2 0 3 0 0 131
8 Melbourne L 77 - 146 4 7 11 2 29 1 2 6 0 0 80
9 Port Adelaide L 42 - 82 12 10 22 2 43 6 2 3 1 2 125
11 Geelong Cats L 36 - 121 6 5 11 2 47 2 1 0 0 0 80
12 GWS Giants L 134 - 26 7 9 16 1 64 1 3 3 0 0 110
13 St Kilda L 78 - 80 6 3 9 2 40 2 1 3 0 0 81
14 Hawthorn L 96 - 43 1 4 5 0 35 0 2 3 0 0 52
15 Collingwood L 60 - 99 6 9 15 3 25 0 1 3 0 0 79
16 North Melbourne L 95 - 58 8 11 19 7 36 0 2 5 1 1 124
17 Essendon L 51 - 95 7 5 12 2 30 0 1 4 0 0 80
18 Sydney Swans W 64 - 88 6 8 14 2 56 1 1 9 0 2 132
19 Carlton L 44 - 79 9 4 13 3 60 1 1 3 0 0 114
20 Melbourne L 143 - 47 6 4 10 1 40 0 1 6 0 0 90
21 Richmond L 51 - 125 4 10 14 3 33 3 3 3 0 0 80
22 Brisbane Lions L 74 - 78 6 8 14 2 31 1 0 4 0 0 88
23 Geelong Cats L 142 - 40 4 2 6 1 43 0 0 5 0 0 82
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 18 156 144 300 46 854 32 26 86 2 6 2064

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 80
    • Kicks 5.9
    • Handballs 5.8
    • Disposals 11.7
    • Marks 2.5
    • Hit-Outs 28.3
    • Tackles 3.6
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 79.5

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 North Melbourne Rd 1, 2018
Handballs 13 Western Bulldogs Rd 7, 2018
Disposals 25 North Melbourne Rd 1, 2018
Marks 7 North Melbourne Rd 16, 2018
Hit-outs 64 GWS Giants Rd 12, 2018
Tackles 9 Sydney Swans Rd 18, 2018
Goals 2 Hawthorn Rd 14, 2014
AFL Fantasy 140 North Melbourne Rd 1, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Gold Coast Suns 156 144 300 46 854 32 26 86 2 6 2064
2017 Gold Coast Suns 112 128 240 46 682 26 16 64 2 4 1662
2016 Collingwood 8 8 16 3 31 4 3 8 0 1 108
2015 Collingwood 58 57 115 23 245 15 10 41 5 4 785
2014 Collingwood 108 91 199 57 375 11 20 70 8 4 1335
2013 Collingwood 29 35 64 23 74 4 4 20 5 3 405

Legend

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AFL Fantasy points