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How it happened: Blues shut out Suns

Carlton gave its supporters something to shout about against Gold Coast.

8:30pm  Jul 21, 2019

Kennedy showing his worth

Matthew Kennedy is having quite the impact as a makeshift full forward.

9:04am  Jul 21, 2019

Pictures of the round

Take a look at some of the best pictures from the VFLW, VFL and AFL games this weekend.

5:37pm  Jul 15, 2019

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R18 | Kennedy kicks a bag

5:00pm  Jul 20, 2019

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8:19pm  Jun 30, 2019

Senior List

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Matthew
Kennedy

Midfielder

Height
190 cm
DOB
06-04-1997
Weight
88 kg
Debut
2016
Games
2019
6
Career
37
Goals
2019
8
Career
18
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
293
Avg
49
MatthewKennedy

Player bio

At a glance

Junior clubs: Collingullie
AFL clubs: Carlton, GWS Giants
Debut: Round 13, 2016
Recruited from: Collingullie-Glenfield Park/GWS Giants
Brownlow votes: 
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Another Greater Western Sydney acquisition, Kennedy’s inside-mid bullocking brings added grunt around stoppages, but he is also an aerialist who brings versatility to the Blues’ 22.

Originally hailing from Collingullie-Glenfield Park in rural New South Wales, Kennedy has crossed the border in search of greater opportunities.

Draft history: 2015 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (GWS Giants) No.13 overall.

Twitter: @Matt_Kennedy15

Instagram: @matt_kennedy07

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 6
    • Kicks 7.3
    • Handballs 3.3
    • Disposals 10.7
    • Marks 2.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.0
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 48.8

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Gold Coast Suns Rd 18
Handballs 7 Fremantle Rd 15
Disposals 16 St Kilda Rd 10
Marks 4 Sydney Swans Rd 17
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 2 Essendon Rd 11
Goals 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 18
AFL Fantasy 61 Gold Coast Suns Rd 18

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond L 64 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Port Adelaide L 88 - 72 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Sydney Swans L 74 - 93 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Gold Coast Suns L 59 - 57 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Western Bulldogs W 57 - 101 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Hawthorn L 93 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 North Melbourne L 62 - 120 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Collingwood L 87 - 106 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 GWS Giants L 138 - 45 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 St Kilda L 68 - 55 9 7 16 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 55
11 Essendon L 74 - 33 6 2 8 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 33
12 Brisbane Lions W 78 - 63 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Western Bulldogs L 100 - 103 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Fremantle W 75 - 79 6 7 13 4 0 2 2 1 2 0 56
16 Melbourne L 100 - 105 8 0 8 3 0 2 0 0 2 4 51
17 Sydney Swans W 62 - 69 5 3 8 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 37
18 Gold Coast Suns W 99 - 75 10 1 11 1 0 2 0 0 4 0 61
19 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
20 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
22 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 12 44 20 64 16 0 6 3 6 8 4 293

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 37
    • Kicks 7.0
    • Handballs 8.5
    • Disposals 15.5
    • Marks 3.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.4
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 61.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Gold Coast Suns Rd 19, 2018
Handballs 17 Hawthorn Rd 18, 2018
Disposals 29 Hawthorn Rd 18, 2018
Marks 7 North Melbourne Rd 4, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 Western Bulldogs Rd 6, 2018
Goals 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 18, 2019
AFL Fantasy 108 Hawthorn Rd 18, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Carlton 44 20 64 16 0 6 3 6 8 4 293
2018 Carlton 83 123 206 40 0 10 11 40 3 3 773
2017 GWS Giants 119 156 275 52 0 7 17 73 4 4 1101
2016 GWS Giants 12 17 29 6 0 1 2 5 3 1 122

Legend

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