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AFL Fantasy Player Spotlight: Pearce Hanley

After playing just three games last year, Pearce Hanley comes into the 2019 AFL Fantasy season with a hefty discount..

10:06am  Jan 29, 2019

Alpha Sport Injury Update: Round 4

Pearce Hanley is set to meet with surgeons to assess his options, with surgery looking to be the likely option at this stage.

5:10pm  Apr 10, 2018

Hanley looking to make a statement in QClash

QClash13 will take on added significance, with former Lion Pearce Hanley switching allegiances during the off-season.

5:24pm  Mar 20, 2017

Latest Player Video

SUNS TV: Pearce's Surprise Visit

11:33am  Mar 27, 2018

SUNS TV: Hanley presser

6:01pm  Aug 1, 2017

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Pearce
Hanley

Height
185 cm
DOB
15-11-1988
Weight
85 kg
Debut
2008
Games
2018
3
Career
145
Goals
2018
0
Career
59
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
181
Avg
60
PearceHanley

Player Bio

At a Glance

Player Honours: 2nd best and fairest 2013 (Bris); 3rd best and fairest 2012 (Bris); International Rules Series (Ireland) 2011, 2014, 2017; pre-season premiership side 2013.
Brownlow Medal: Career votes 29.  
Previous AFL Club: Brisbane Lions (2008-16: 129 games, 58 goals).
Junior Club: County Mayo (Ireland)
Draft History: 2008 Rookie Draft selection (Brisbane Lions) No. 38; 2009 NAB AFL Draft rookie elevation (Brisbane Lions) selection No. 95; 2016 NAB AFL Draft traded by Brisbane Lions for No. 24 (Cedric Fox).

 

Slated for a big year in 2018, lingering injuries limited Hanley to just a handful of games last season. Hanley dislocated his shoulder in the pre-season during the JLT Community Series, sidelining him until Round 3, where he re-injured the same shoulder in a tackle attempt. He then returned for two games in Round 20 and 21 before suffering a hamstring injury that ended his season.

Hanley was in the SUNS leadership group for the first time in 2018 but is yet to string a successful season together on the field. He used his leadership to spend time during his rehab as a makeshift coach from the bench for the club’s NEAFL and AFL sides. 2019 is shaping as a make-or-break year for Hanley who still has plenty to offer in the red and gold if he can get his body right.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 3
    • Kicks 10.0
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 16.0
    • Marks 4.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 60.3

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Richmond Rd 21
Handballs 8 Richmond Rd 21
Disposals 23 Richmond Rd 21
Marks 8 Richmond Rd 21
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 3 Melbourne Rd 20
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 90 Richmond Rd 21

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 North Melbourne W 55 - 39 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Carlton W 67 - 101 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Fremantle L 68 - 96 5 2 7 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 24
4 West Coast Eagles L 139 - 59 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Brisbane Lions W 71 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Adelaide Crows L 110 - 62 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Western Bulldogs L 81 - 72 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Melbourne L 77 - 146 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Port Adelaide L 42 - 82 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Geelong Cats L 36 - 121 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 GWS Giants L 134 - 26 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 St Kilda L 78 - 80 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Hawthorn L 96 - 43 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Collingwood L 60 - 99 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 North Melbourne L 95 - 58 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Essendon L 51 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Sydney Swans W 64 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Carlton L 44 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Melbourne L 143 - 47 10 8 18 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 67
21 Richmond L 51 - 125 15 8 23 8 0 0 1 2 0 0 90
22 Brisbane Lions L 74 - 78 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Geelong Cats L 142 - 40 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 18 30 18 48 13 0 1 3 6 0 0 181

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 145
    • Kicks 13.3
    • Handballs 7.6
    • Disposals 20.9
    • Marks 4.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.4
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 82.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 29 Gold Coast Suns Rd 18, 2014
Handballs 17 Western Bulldogs Rd 23, 2015
Disposals 45 Gold Coast Suns Rd 18, 2014
Marks 13 Western Bulldogs Rd 13, 2012
Hit-outs 4 Western Bulldogs Rd 12, 2014
Tackles 12 Sydney Swans Rd 6, 2016
Goals 3 North Melbourne Rd 16, 2013
AFL Fantasy 182 Gold Coast Suns Rd 18, 2014

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Gold Coast Suns 30 18 48 13 0 1 3 6 0 0 181
2017 Gold Coast Suns 155 100 255 66 0 10 18 28 1 2 939
2016 Brisbane Lions 269 197 466 91 22 19 35 83 14 17 1843
2015 Brisbane Lions 151 88 239 58 2 9 9 33 9 9 982
2014 Brisbane Lions 310 194 504 96 19 26 18 81 6 13 1970
2013 Brisbane Lions 296 134 430 98 4 18 22 50 16 9 1711
2012 Brisbane Lions 314 147 461 119 6 11 17 53 7 3 1816
2011 Brisbane Lions 299 150 449 130 0 7 23 54 3 5 1764
2010 Brisbane Lions 78 61 139 32 0 5 5 26 3 0 564
2009 Brisbane Lions 3 7 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 27
2008 Brisbane Lions 17 10 27 9 0 2 4 6 0 0 112

Legend

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