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Wright calls end to career

Matthew Wright has announced his retirement from AFL football, effective immediately.

11:43am  Sep 25, 2018

Wright proud of fightback

Matthew Wright says the Blues' response after conceding the first few goals against Gold Coast spoke volumes of their spirit.

1:13pm  Jul 30, 2018

150-gamer Wright repaying the faith

A much-admired clubman, the no-nonsense Matthew Wright will chest the banner for game No.150 on Saturday.

9:44am  Jun 15, 2018

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Thank you, Wrighty

12:39pm  Sep 25, 2018

Post-match | Matthew Wright

4:50pm  Jul 22, 2018

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Matthew
Wright

Height
178 cm
DOB
14-12-1989
Weight
75 kg
Debut
2011
Games
159
Goals
136
MatthewWright

Player Bio

At a glance

Junior clubs: Walkerville (SA)/North Adelaide (SANFL)
AFL clubs: Adelaide, Carlton
Debut: 2011
Recruited from: Adelaide Crows (2010-2015: 94 games, 63 goals)
Brownlow Medal votes: 4

Gold Sponsor
McLennan Development Group

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Silver Sponsor
Zagame Group

J. Silvagni ZAGAME PLATINUM & M. Wright SILVER.jpeg.jpg

List Manager Stephen Silvagni knew what Carlton was getting when he threw Matthew Wright a lifeline, for the 94-game former Adelaide midfielder/forward has truly delivered with his football smarts, adept shots on goal and well-earned reputation as a quality clubman. One of seven to feature in all 22 senior appearances through 2017, Wright is closing in on 50 quality games in dark navy, with many more to come.

Draft history: 2010 Rookie Draft selection (Adelaide) No.33; 2011 NAB AFL Draft rookie elevation (Adelaide) selection No.82; 2015 delisted free agent (Carlton).

Twitter: @11Mwright
Instagram: mwright_11

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 21
    • Kicks 8.5
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 13.5
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.2
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 61.7

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 GWS Giants Rd 20
Handballs 10 Western Bulldogs Rd 6
Disposals 18 GWS Giants Rd 20
Marks 8 Port Adelaide Rd 15
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Melbourne Rd 9
Goals 5 Richmond Rd 1
AFL Fantasy 90 GWS Giants Rd 20

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond L 121 - 95 8 3 11 5 0 1 0 2 5 0 84
2 Gold Coast Suns L 67 - 101 11 5 16 4 0 0 1 2 2 1 73
3 Collingwood L 76 - 100 5 7 12 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 36
4 North Melbourne L 116 - 30 11 4 15 3 0 2 0 3 1 0 70
5 West Coast Eagles L 69 - 79 8 4 12 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 43
6 Western Bulldogs L 80 - 59 7 10 17 3 0 0 1 4 1 0 69
7 Adelaide Crows L 125 - 70 9 7 16 3 0 0 1 2 1 1 62
8 Essendon W 91 - 78 9 8 17 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 57
9 Melbourne L 50 - 159 8 7 15 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 71
10 Geelong Cats L 73 - 45 12 3 15 5 0 2 1 3 1 0 74
11 Sydney Swans L 91 - 61 5 1 6 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 35
13 Fremantle L 46 - 103 11 3 14 6 0 1 1 3 2 1 80
14 Collingwood L 79 - 59 9 7 16 6 0 3 0 1 0 0 66
15 Port Adelaide L 69 - 90 10 3 13 8 0 1 0 2 0 0 69
16 Brisbane Lions L 120 - 55 4 3 7 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 24
17 St Kilda L 116 - 52 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Hawthorn L 52 - 124 10 8 18 4 0 3 0 5 1 1 88
19 Gold Coast Suns W 44 - 79 6 8 14 4 0 0 0 3 1 1 65
20 GWS Giants L 46 - 151 15 3 18 7 0 0 1 2 2 1 90
21 Fremantle L 101 - 72 7 2 9 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 48
22 Western Bulldogs L 49 - 66 6 3 9 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 44
23 Adelaide Crows L 61 - 165 8 5 13 2 0 1 1 2 0 2 48
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 20 179 104 283 81 0 19 11 46 21 12 1296

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 159
    • Kicks 9.8
    • Handballs 7.1
    • Disposals 16.9
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.1
    • Goals 0.9
    • AFL Fantasy 72.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 Fremantle Rd 20, 2012
Handballs 23 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2012
Disposals 37 Fremantle Rd 20, 2012
Marks 11 Geelong Cats Rd 21, 2011
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 9 GWS Giants Rd 14, 2016
Goals 5 Richmond Rd 1, 2018
AFL Fantasy 139 Fremantle Rd 20, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Carlton 179 104 283 81 0 19 11 46 21 12 1296
2017 Carlton 236 121 357 96 0 24 11 64 30 12 1677
2016 Carlton 262 188 450 80 0 26 14 82 22 10 1856
2015 Adelaide Crows 143 86 229 43 0 11 11 38 5 4 894
2014 Adelaide Crows 224 150 374 89 0 30 6 68 14 8 1615
2013 Adelaide Crows 146 132 278 72 0 21 9 44 11 3 1157
2012 Adelaide Crows 230 215 445 91 0 27 13 90 15 10 1841
2011 Adelaide Crows 146 125 271 62 0 16 8 66 18 8 1246

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

Club Awards

Leading goalkicker 2016