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Season review: Matthew Kreuzer

Matthew Kreuzer endured an injury-interrupted season at Carlton in 2018.

1:39pm  Sep 12, 2018

Kreuzer to undergo procedure

Matthew Kreuzer will undergo a standard medical procedure to prevent any further episodes of an elevated heart rate.

2:43pm  Aug 14, 2018

Safety-first for Kreuzer

Coach Brendon Bolton says it's "smart" to give Matthew Kreuzer a week off after his heart issue.

11:30am  Jul 21, 2018

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AFL - Senior List

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Matthew
Kreuzer

Ruckman

Height
200 cm
DOB
13-05-1989
Weight
101 kg
Debut
2008
Games
2018
12
Career
173
Goals
2018
5
Career
89
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
953
Avg
79
MatthewKreuzer

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior clubs: Bundoora/Northern U18
AFL clubs: Carlton
Debut: Rd 3 2008
Recruited from: Northern U18
Brownlow Medal votes: 24
 
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Gold Sponsor

Westkon and Corvetti Family

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Silver Sponsor
Mark Farag

Nearing 30, injury-free and in his 11th season with the club, Kreuzer, it’s fair to say, is in career-best form. Fondly-regarded and fiercely competitive, the big fellow hopefully better’s his third-placing in last year’s Best & Fairest as Carlton’s undisputed No.1 big man.

Draft history: 2007 NAB AFL Draft priority selection (Carlton) No.1 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 12
    • Kicks 8.3
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 13.3
    • Marks 2.0
    • Hit-Outs 23.0
    • Tackles 3.4
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 79.4

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Collingwood Rd 3
Handballs 10 Richmond Rd 1
Disposals 23 Collingwood Rd 3
Marks 5 Collingwood Rd 3
Hit-outs 39 Geelong Cats Rd 10
Tackles 7 Essendon Rd 8
Goals 2 Fremantle Rd 13
AFL Fantasy 129 Essendon Rd 8

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond L 121 - 95 7 10 17 1 23 1 0 1 0 1 73
2 Gold Coast Suns L 67 - 101 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Collingwood L 76 - 100 16 7 23 5 25 1 3 5 1 0 120
4 North Melbourne L 116 - 30 6 2 8 0 23 2 1 4 0 0 60
5 West Coast Eagles L 69 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Western Bulldogs L 80 - 59 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Adelaide Crows L 125 - 70 7 4 11 0 19 1 3 6 1 0 70
8 Essendon W 91 - 78 15 5 20 3 31 5 0 7 0 1 129
9 Melbourne L 50 - 159 7 5 12 1 22 4 0 4 0 2 78
10 Geelong Cats L 73 - 45 7 9 16 2 39 1 1 6 0 0 106
11 Sydney Swans L 91 - 61 10 4 14 3 37 4 1 2 0 0 93
13 Fremantle L 46 - 103 12 4 16 4 18 0 1 2 2 1 92
14 Collingwood L 79 - 59 5 4 9 3 6 1 1 0 1 0 42
15 Port Adelaide L 69 - 90 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Brisbane Lions L 120 - 55 7 6 13 2 30 2 0 2 0 0 79
17 St Kilda L 116 - 52 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 11
18 Hawthorn L 52 - 124 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Gold Coast Suns W 44 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 GWS Giants L 46 - 151 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Fremantle L 101 - 72 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Western Bulldogs L 49 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Adelaide Crows L 61 - 165 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 20 99 60 159 24 276 22 11 41 5 5 953

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 173
    • Kicks 6.7
    • Handballs 5.7
    • Disposals 12.4
    • Marks 2.8
    • Hit-Outs 20.2
    • Tackles 3.7
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 77.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Collingwood Rd 3, 2018
Handballs 14 Hawthorn Rd 6, 2009
Disposals 24 Sydney Swans Rd 13, 2011
Marks 8 Adelaide Crows Rd 15, 2017
Hit-outs 50 Western Bulldogs Rd 17, 2017
Tackles 12 Geelong Cats Rd 10, 2016
Goals 3 Melbourne Rd 21, 2015
AFL Fantasy 149 GWS Giants Rd 12, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Carlton 99 60 159 24 276 22 11 41 5 5 953
2017 Carlton 206 115 321 69 665 34 20 107 12 12 2206
2016 Carlton 136 96 232 46 429 22 24 84 7 8 1503
2015 Carlton 91 75 166 40 276 15 11 55 9 5 1080
2014 Carlton 9 5 14 3 13 3 1 0 0 0 59
2013 Carlton 116 79 195 56 428 20 10 71 8 11 1435
2012 Carlton 146 97 243 60 450 21 16 66 10 8 1567
2011 Carlton 66 74 140 27 148 18 9 44 7 7 791
2010 Carlton 65 94 159 29 239 17 7 62 5 4 987
2009 Carlton 123 197 320 73 394 30 10 71 13 11 1749
2008 Carlton 96 99 195 59 183 18 12 45 13 1 1087

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 initial squad 2017

AFL Rising Star nominee 2008

Club Awards

John Nicholls Medal third place 2017

William A. Cook Trophy 2017

Bill Lanyon Inner Blue Ruthless Award 2017

Spirit of Carlton Award 2017

Carlton Best First-Year Player 2008