Wynstan Stats Central Rd 21: VFL stats smashers

Let’s take a look at the Peter Jackson VFL players who topped several stats categories for the 2016 home-and-away season in Wynstan Stats Central.


DISPOSAL DEMON: Michael Gibbons (Williamstown) – 535 total disposals in 18 games

KICK KING: Damian Mascitti (Port Melbourne) – 331 total kicks in 18 games

HAPPY HANDBALLER: Ben Jolley (Williamstown) – 269 total handballs in 17 games

MARK MASTER: David Mirra (Box Hill Hawks) – 130 total marks in 18 games

CONTESTED MARK MAGNET: Ayce Cordy (Williamstown) – 42 total contested marks in 18 games

HITOUT HERO: Nick Meese (Williamstown) – 755 total hitouts in 17 games

CLEARANCE CHIEF: Willie Wheeler (Williamstown) – 135 total clearances in 18 games

CONTESTED POSSESSION PRO: Willie Wheeler (Williamstown) – 242 total contested possessions in 18 games

UNCONTESTED POSSESSION PRINCE: Michael Gibbons (Williamstown) – 311 total uncontested possessions in 18 games

TACKLE TERROR: Nick Rippon (North Ballarat) – 136 total tackles in 18 games

INSIDE-50 INSTIGATOR: Michael Gibbons (Williamstown) – 110 total inside-50s in 18 games

ROYAL REBOUNDER: Sam Darley (Richmond - pictured) – 113 total rebound-50s in 17 games

ASSIST ACE: Arryn Siposs (Williamstown) – 34 total score assists in 16 games

 

Other key stats from Round 21:

4Footscray’s Mitch Hannan has been a frequent flyer in 2016, taking some of the most spectacular marks of the VFL season. The 189cm 22-year-old was at it again as the Bulldogs sealed a top-four spot with victory over Collingwood in Round 21, hauling in four contested marks from his 10 grabs for the game and booting two goals. Given his team is ranked last in the competition for contested marks, Hannan’s aerial prowess will be crucial in September.


55: North Ballarat’s three-pronged ruck division of Orren Stephenson, Rowan Marshall and Matt Eagles has proven rather unique in the VFL this year. The trio teamed up to trump Michael Sikora in the Roosters’ defeat of the Dolphins in Round 21, and is the only big-man battery other than Sandringham’s (with Billy Longer, Lewis Pierce and Jason Holmes) with three ruckmen to record over 150 hitouts in 2016.

 

 

Round 21 stats leaders:

KICKS      
Eli Templeton Sandringham 26  
Nathan Thomas Coburg 22  
Viv Michie Casey Scorpions 21  
Ryan Pendlebury Collingwood 20  
Jason Castagna Richmond 20  
Josh Saunders Sandringham 20  
Brad McKenzie Werribee 20  
Brent Macaffer Collingwood 19  
Shaun Edwards Essendon 19  
Nash Holmes Essendon 18  
Tom Atkins Geelong 18  
Reece Conca Richmond 18  
Elliot Le Grice Sandringham 18  
Will Fordham Werribee 18  
Angus Scott Casey Scorpions 17  
       
HANDBALLS      
George Horlin-Smith Geelong 22  
Clayton Oliver Casey Scorpions 20  
Liam Hunt Coburg 20  
Billie Smedts Geelong 18  
Alex Neal-Bullen Casey Scorpions 18  
Ryan Clarke Werribee 18  
Brent Macaffer Collingwood 16  
Anthony Miles Richmond 16  
Aaron Heppell Essendon 16  
Jacob Ballard Richmond 16  
Nick Gray Collingwood 15  
Keenan Posar Coburg 15  
Corey Buchan Frankston 14  
Nick Jamieson Footscray 14  
Ben Moloney Collingwood 14  
       
MARKS      
Billie Smedts Geelong 13  
Cameron Delaney Geelong 13  
Josh Saunders Sandringham 11  
Will Sexton Geelong 11  
Jake Edwards Geelong 11  
Joshua Porter Werribee 11  
Anthony Barry Footscray 10  
Mitch Hannan Footscray 10  
Will Fordham Werribee 10  
Nick Gray Collingwood 9  
Eli Templeton Sandringham 9  
Matthew Hayball Geelong 9  
Marc Lock Box Hill Hawks 8  
Jack Grimes Casey Scorpions 8  
Bailey Dale Footscray 8  
       
HITOUTS      
Jarrod Witts Collingwood 52  
Michael Sikora Frankston 37  
Khan Haretuku Port Melbourne 34  
Braydon Preuss Werribee 33  
Orren Stephenson North Ballarat 31  
Mason Cox Collingwood 29  
Padraig Lucey Geelong 24  
Ivan Soldo Richmond 24  
Jake Spencer Casey Scorpions 23  
Billy Longer Sandringham 23  
Mark Jamar Essendon 21  
Ivan Maric Richmond 21  
Luke Surman Box Hill Hawks 20  
Oscar McInerney Casey Scorpions 16  
Lewis Pierce Sandringham 16  
       
TACKLES      
Toby Pinwill Port Melbourne 11  
Jason Pongracic Frankston 11  
Liam Nash Footscray 9  
Daniel Howe Box Hill Hawks 9  
Jordan Murdoch Geelong 9  
Jackson Sketcher Frankston 9  
Matthew Smith Collingwood 9  
James Munro Casey Scorpions 9  
Jarrod Witts Collingwood 8  
Jed Adcock Footscray 8  
Toby McLean Footscray 8  
Tom Atkins Geelong 8  
Darcy Lang Geelong 8  
Daniel Younan Coburg 8  
Sam Switkowski Box Hill Hawks 7  
       
VFL LEADING GOALKICKERS    
Seniors   Goals Total
Ahmed Saad Coburg 2 49
Cameron Shenton Sandringham 4 37
Dylan Conway Williamstown BYE 33
Ayce Cordy Williamstown BYE 32
Sam Dunell Williamstown BYE 31
Liam Hulett Casey Scorpions _ 26
Liam McBean Richmond _ 26
Timothy Smith Casey Scorpions _ 25
Nathan Gardiner Frankston 1 25
Daniel Younan Coburg 1 24
       
Development League      
Hudson Thomas Frankston ** 27
Jake Summers Box Hill Hawks 1 23
Thomas Baker Casey Scorpions 1 23
Billy Hogan Port Melbourne ** 22
Julian Dobosz Sandringham 2 22
James Freeman Casey Scorpions 2 20
Lachlan Langford Box Hill Hawks _ 20
Mitchell Vandenberg Werribee _ 19
Jake Kalanj Coburg ** 18
Nicholas Ebinger Williamstown BYE 17

 

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VFL 2017 Ladder

Peter Jackson VFL 2017
POS TEAM PTS
1 Williamstown 56
2 Box Hill Hawks 54
3 Port Melbourne 50
4 Casey Demons 48
5 Richmond 44
6 Essendon 40
7 Footscray 40
8 Collingwood 32
9 Northern Blues 32
10 Geelong 32
11 Sandringham 32
12 Werribee 32
13 Coburg 8
14 North Ballarat 4