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Murph, Simmo recognised

Captain Marc Murphy and vice-captain Kade Simpson are named in the AFL's Team of the Week.

2:51pm  Apr 27, 2016

Murphy: Results will come

While there are no points to show after four rounds, captain Marc Murphy believes the Blues are seeing the benefits of their hard work over pre-season.

4:17pm  Apr 19, 2016

Take on Murph in AFL Fantasy

Marc Murphy has revealed his AFL Fantasy team and is inviting all Bluebaggers to take him on!

6:45pm  Mar 23, 2016

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Goal of the Week | Round 5

10:28am  Apr 26, 2016

Goal of the Week | Round 2

10:19am  Apr 4, 2016

Murphy on AFL 360

4:16pm  Mar 23, 2016

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Marc
Murphy

Captain

Height
180 cm
DOB
19-07-1987
Weight
80 kg
Debut
2006
Games
2016
5
Career
209
Goals
2016
3
Career
153
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
415
Avg
83
MarcMurphy

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Beverley Hills/Oakleigh U18
AFL clubs: Carlton
Debut: Rd 1 2006
Recruited from: Oakleigh U18
Brownlow Medal votes: 82
 
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Marc Murphy led from the front both on and off the field in a challenging year for Carlton in 2015.

Murphy topped the Blues for disposals last season, averaging nearly 27 per game, as well as ranking No. 1 for kicks, averaging 15.32 per match. The 28-year-old also came second for contested possessions and third for effective disposals.

His efforts saw Murphy finish runner-up in last year’s John Nicholls Medal, with only one vote separating him from winner Patrick Cripps.

After undergoing shoulder surgery at the end of the season, the 200-gamer will be fully fit heading into 2016.

Draft history: 2005 NAB AFL Draft priority selection (Carlton) No. 1 overall.

Twitter: @marcmurphy3
Instagram: marcmurphy3

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 5
    • Kicks 11.0
    • Handballs 10.0
    • Disposals 21.0
    • Marks 3.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.6
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 83.0

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Richmond Rd 1
Handballs 16 Fremantle Rd 5
Disposals 28 Fremantle Rd 5
Marks 7 Richmond Rd 1
Hit-outs 1 Essendon Rd 6
Tackles 6 Fremantle Rd 5
Goals 1 Essendon Rd 6
AFL Fantasy 126 Richmond Rd 1

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond L 92 - 83 16 11 27 7 0 4 0 6 1 1 126
2 Sydney Swans L 71 - 131 11 9 20 5 0 1 1 4 1 1 87
3 Gold Coast Suns L 95 - 41 11 9 20 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 59
4 Western Bulldogs L 49 - 85 5 5 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 35
5 Fremantle W 68 - 72 12 16 28 3 0 3 1 6 1 1 108
6 Essendon W 47 - 39 9 11 20 4 1 0 0 2 1 0 76
7 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
9 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
12 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
14 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
17 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
20 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 4 55 50 105 19 0 9 3 18 3 3 415

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 209
    • Kicks 13.6
    • Handballs 10.5
    • Disposals 24.1
    • Marks 4.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.7
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 94.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 23 Essendon Rd 21, 2012
Handballs 24 Hawthorn Rd 17, 2015
Disposals 39 Collingwood Rd 3, 2012
Marks 15 Adelaide Crows Rd 4, 2010
Hit-outs 1 Essendon Rd 6, 2016
Tackles 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 5, 2014
Goals 4 North Melbourne Rd 18, 2009
AFL Fantasy 163 Essendon Rd 21, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2016 Carlton 55 50 105 19 0 9 3 18 3 3 415
2015 Carlton 291 219 510 79 1 50 13 65 7 6 1868
2014 Carlton 275 207 482 75 0 54 20 99 10 9 1923
2013 Carlton 284 228 512 87 0 41 16 79 18 7 1993
2012 Carlton 236 184 420 69 0 34 8 63 11 10 1621
2011 Carlton 391 308 699 108 1 60 23 108 22 13 2682
2010 Carlton 278 282 560 90 0 42 16 100 19 11 2187
2009 Carlton 286 302 588 107 0 37 14 89 31 17 2337
2008 Carlton 335 207 542 137 1 30 17 58 14 11 2137
2007 Carlton 264 130 394 91 0 44 18 64 10 17 1648
2006 Carlton 148 86 234 73 1 14 10 27 8 4 980

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

All-Australian
2011

AFLCA Player of the Year
2011

Pre-season premiership
2007

AFL Rising Star nominee
Round 1, 2006

AFLPA Best First-Year Player
2006

International Rules Series
2008

Club Awards

John Nicholls Medallist
2011

Carlton captain
2013-present

John Nicholls Medal runner-up
2008, 2009, 2014, 2015, third in 2010

Carlton Best First-Year Player
2006

Inner Blue Ruthless Award
2014