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A trio of talls

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Mitch
McGovern

Height
191 cm
DOB
11-10-1994
Weight
93 kg
Debut
2016
Games
2019
11
Career
59
Goals
2019
16
Career
83
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
540
Avg
49
MitchMcGovern

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior clubs: North Albany (WA)/Claremont
AFL debut: Round 1, 2016
Recruited from: Claremont (WA)/Adelaide Crows
Brownlow votes: 2

McGovern secured his switch from the Adelaide Crows to Ikon Park, where he'll be a dynamic addition to the forward line. With the ability to also play a role in defence, the high-flying McGovern will provide another scoring avenue for the Blues.

Originally from Western Australia, McGovern’s footballing pedigree is evident: his father Andrew played for Fremantle, while his brother Jeremy is at West Coast. Now in navy blue, McGovern will be looking to make his own name.

Draft history: 2014 NAB AFL Draft 3rd round selection (Adelaide Crows) No.43 overall.

Twitter: @mmcgov11
Instagram: @mitchmcgovern

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 11
    • Kicks 5.9
    • Handballs 2.5
    • Disposals 8.4
    • Marks 4.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.4
    • Goals 1.5
    • AFL Fantasy 49.1

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 GWS Giants Rd 9
Handballs 4 Collingwood Rd 8
Disposals 12 GWS Giants Rd 9
Marks 8 GWS Giants Rd 9
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Collingwood Rd 8
Goals 3 Collingwood Rd 8
AFL Fantasy 71 GWS Giants Rd 9

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Richmond L 64 - 97 8 3 11 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 53
2 Port Adelaide L 88 - 72 8 1 9 5 0 2 0 2 2 0 63
3 Sydney Swans L 74 - 93 4 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 30
4 Gold Coast Suns L 59 - 57 4 2 6 4 0 0 1 0 3 0 43
5 Western Bulldogs W 57 - 101 7 2 9 4 0 0 2 0 1 1 38
6 Hawthorn L 93 - 88 4 4 8 4 0 0 0 3 2 1 57
7 North Melbourne L 62 - 120 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Collingwood L 87 - 106 6 4 10 3 0 0 0 4 3 0 69
9 GWS Giants L 138 - 45 9 3 12 8 0 0 0 2 1 0 71
10 St Kilda L 68 - 55 3 2 5 3 0 1 1 3 0 0 32
11 Essendon L 74 - 33 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Brisbane Lions W 78 - 63 8 3 11 7 0 1 0 1 1 0 62
13 Western Bulldogs L 100 - 103 4 2 6 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 22
15 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
20 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
22 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 11 65 27 92 46 0 8 5 15 16 4 540

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 59
    • Kicks 7.4
    • Handballs 3.2
    • Disposals 10.6
    • Marks 4.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.2
    • Goals 1.4
    • AFL Fantasy 60.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 St Kilda Rd 3, 2018
Handballs 9 Gold Coast Suns Rd 9, 2016
Disposals 20 Sydney Swans Rd 5, 2018
Marks 11 Sydney Swans Rd 5, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Melbourne Rd 15, 2016
Goals 5 Carlton Rd 7, 2018
AFL Fantasy 114 Carlton Rd 7, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Carlton 65 27 92 46 0 8 5 15 16 4 540
2018 Adelaide Crows 124 31 155 78 0 15 7 22 15 13 853
2017 Adelaide Crows 105 42 147 66 0 13 8 34 20 17 859
2016 Adelaide Crows 142 88 230 96 0 14 12 60 32 21 1321

Legend

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AFL Fantasy points