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Season review: Kade Simpson

With the skipper sidelined, Kade Simpson led the Blues with his trademark heart and soul in 2016.

8:21pm  Sep 18, 2016

Simmo set for '17

Kade Simpson agrees to a new one-year deal.

4:30pm  Sep 8, 2016

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Senior Players List

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Kade
Simpson

Vice-Captain

Height
182 cm
DOB
05-05-1984
Weight
76 kg
Debut
2003
Games
2016
22
Career
264
Goals
2016
3
Career
127
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
2225
Avg
101
KadeSimpson

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior clubs: Emerald (Vic)/Eastern U18
AFL clubs: Carlton
Debut: Rd 11 2003
Recruited from: Emerald/Eastern U18
Brownlow Medal votes:
 47
 
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Blues vice-captain Kade Simpson continued to be a reliable contributor for Carlton in 2015. With his fierce competitive streak it’s no wonder the 31-year-old finished the year ranked No.1 at the Blues for bounces and third in the entire competition. His run and dash off the half-back line is a trademark of his game.

On John Nicholls Medal night, Simpson took home the Women of Carlton Player Ambassador Award, recognising his significant contribution to the wider community.

Simpson is poised to play his 250th game in his 14th season at the Blues.

Draft history: 2002 National AFL Draft 4th round selection No. 45 overall.

Twitter: @kadesimpson6

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 17.4
    • Handballs 9.7
    • Disposals 27.1
    • Marks 6.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.5
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 101.1

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 23 Sydney Swans Rd 18
Handballs 17 St Kilda Rd 20
Disposals 39 St Kilda Rd 20
Marks 10 St Kilda Rd 20
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 GWS Giants Rd 14
Goals 1 GWS Giants Rd 14
AFL Fantasy 135 St Kilda Rd 20

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond L 92 - 83 21 10 31 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 118
2 Sydney Swans L 71 - 131 16 9 25 9 0 2 1 1 0 0 96
3 Gold Coast Suns L 95 - 41 11 12 23 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 57
4 Western Bulldogs L 49 - 85 16 10 26 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 102
5 Fremantle W 68 - 72 19 11 30 7 0 0 1 1 0 0 101
6 Essendon W 72 - 57 18 7 25 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 99
7 Collingwood W 84 - 99 14 17 31 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 102
8 Port Adelaide W 93 - 91 20 5 25 10 0 3 1 4 0 0 116
9 North Melbourne L 113 - 46 15 8 23 6 0 2 1 3 1 0 96
10 Geelong Cats W 104 - 85 17 10 27 6 0 1 2 4 0 0 100
11 Brisbane Lions W 102 - 64 15 9 24 9 0 0 1 3 0 0 99
12 St Kilda L 110 - 78 18 12 30 8 0 0 1 3 1 0 117
14 GWS Giants L 127 - 65 12 6 18 7 0 0 2 7 1 0 97
15 Collingwood L 45 - 57 21 7 28 6 0 2 0 2 0 0 105
16 Adelaide Crows L 47 - 107 16 5 21 6 0 2 0 3 0 0 90
17 West Coast Eagles L 75 - 82 13 15 28 10 0 1 3 2 0 0 99
18 Sydney Swans L 74 - 68 23 11 34 5 0 1 1 4 0 0 120
19 Hawthorn L 74 - 55 15 7 22 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 67
20 St Kilda L 51 - 122 22 17 39 10 0 0 1 2 0 0 135
21 Brisbane Lions L 99 - 95 18 8 26 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 81
22 Melbourne W 78 - 58 21 5 26 5 0 1 0 4 0 0 105
23 Essendon L 103 - 79 22 13 35 7 0 1 1 3 0 0 123
TOTAL W: 7 - L: 15 383 214 597 152 0 18 20 54 3 0 2225

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 264
    • Kicks 13.5
    • Handballs 7.5
    • Disposals 20.9
    • Marks 5.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 2.7
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 85.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 24 St Kilda Rd 8, 2014
Handballs 19 Collingwood Rd 19, 2015
Disposals 40 St Kilda Rd 24, 2011
Marks 16 St Kilda Rd 24, 2011
Hit-outs 2 West Coast Eagles SF, 2011
Tackles 9 West Coast Eagles Rd 10, 2010
Goals 3 Essendon Rd 21, 2012
AFL Fantasy 163 St Kilda Rd 24, 2011

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2016 Carlton 383 214 597 152 0 18 20 54 3 0 2225
2015 Carlton 285 175 460 118 1 13 16 42 3 1 1712
2014 Carlton 349 171 520 139 1 24 15 52 4 6 2024
2013 Carlton 350 183 533 140 0 27 16 51 6 9 2064
2012 Carlton 267 159 426 106 3 15 10 62 15 13 1776
2011 Carlton 361 175 536 147 5 26 17 78 17 18 2286
2010 Carlton 328 210 538 142 4 30 20 93 17 19 2297
2009 Carlton 287 202 489 129 0 29 20 82 15 12 2051
2008 Carlton 242 170 412 137 0 25 17 61 9 14 1763
2007 Carlton 281 130 411 103 4 18 16 63 17 12 1752
2006 Carlton 296 124 420 147 3 17 9 53 11 8 1856
2005 Carlton 118 56 174 57 1 15 7 26 9 10 800
2004 Carlton 7 5 12 4 2 0 0 5 1 1 72
2003 Carlton 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 9

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

Awards

AFL Awards

AFL pre-season premiership
2005, 2007

AFL Rising Star nominee
2005

International Rules Series
2006, 2008, 2010

Jim Stynes Medal
Winner - 2008

Club Awards

John Nicholls Medallist
2013

John Nicholls Medal runner-up
2016

3rd Best and Fairest
2014

Carlton vice-captain
2013-2014, 2016

Women of Carlton Player Ambassador Award
2015

Carltonians High Achiever Award
2014, 2016

Inner Blue Ruthless Award
2013, 2016