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Season review: Matthew Wright

Matthew Wright's consistent season paved the way for another top-six finish in the John Nicholls Medal.

4:40pm  Oct 3, 2017

Wright inks new deal

Small forward Matthew Wright puts pen to paper on a one-year contract extension.

7:25am  Jun 30, 2017

Blues Wright on track for repeat

Matthew Wright says his Blues can repeat their 2016 victory over an in-form Fremantle in Perth on Sunday.

3:06pm  May 18, 2017

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Matthew
Wright

Midfielder

Height
178 cm
DOB
14-12-1989
Weight
75 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2017
22
Career
138
Goals
2017
30
Career
115
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1677
Avg
76
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

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Inside midfielder-forward who made an immediate impact in his first season at Ikon Park after crossing over from the Crows. Played all 22 games and led the the Blues' goalkicking with 22. Natural, smart footballer with good skills on either side of his body. Hard worker who can run with opposition midfielders, win plenty of the ball, has clean hands, is a good set shot for goal and quick around the packs. Contracted until the end of this season.

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

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 10.7
    • Handballs 5.5
    • Disposals 16.2
    • Marks 4.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 1.4
    • AFL Fantasy 76.2

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Essendon Rd 20
Handballs 11 North Melbourne Rd 10
Disposals 24 North Melbourne Rd 10
Marks 8 Western Bulldogs Rd 17
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Adelaide Crows Rd 15
Goals 4 Sydney Swans Rd 6
AFL Fantasy 102 Melbourne Rd 2

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond L 89 - 132 7 7 14 4 0 2 0 5 3 0 87
2 Melbourne L 86 - 64 12 9 21 7 0 1 0 2 3 0 102
3 Essendon W 57 - 42 5 6 11 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 43
4 Gold Coast Suns L 82 - 108 11 6 17 3 0 4 0 3 0 2 72
5 Port Adelaide L 137 - 47 8 10 18 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 59
6 Sydney Swans W 97 - 78 9 6 15 2 0 0 0 5 4 0 89
7 Collingwood W 56 - 79 11 5 16 3 0 0 1 2 2 1 70
8 St Kilda L 85 - 66 9 3 12 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 72
9 Fremantle L 86 - 51 13 4 17 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 63
10 North Melbourne L 96 - 113 13 11 24 7 0 1 0 3 1 0 101
12 GWS Giants W 71 - 70 14 2 16 5 0 2 1 2 2 0 80
13 Gold Coast Suns W 73 - 83 11 4 15 1 0 3 2 4 1 1 64
14 Richmond L 84 - 58 12 4 16 8 0 1 0 1 1 1 80
15 Adelaide Crows L 77 - 89 9 1 10 0 0 1 1 7 1 0 61
16 Melbourne L 82 - 90 10 6 16 7 0 0 0 2 2 1 84
17 Western Bulldogs L 62 - 82 10 5 15 8 0 0 0 0 3 0 82
18 Brisbane Lions L 112 - 82 12 6 18 6 0 0 1 2 2 1 84
19 Geelong Cats L 58 - 123 12 1 13 4 0 2 0 5 1 1 79
20 Essendon L 84 - 76 14 2 16 7 0 1 3 4 3 1 94
21 West Coast Eagles L 100 - 83 10 7 17 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 55
22 Hawthorn W 77 - 70 11 6 17 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 63
23 Sydney Swans L 138 - 57 13 10 23 7 0 2 1 3 0 2 93
TOTAL W: 6 - L: 16 236 121 357 96 0 24 11 64 30 12 1677

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 138
    • Kicks 10.1
    • Handballs 7.4
    • Disposals 17.4
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.3
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 74.5

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 4 Sydney Swans Rd 6, 2017
AFL Fantasy 139 Fremantle Rd 20, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
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