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Ellis exceptional

For a 29th consecutive game, rising Richmond star Brandon Ellis racked up 20 disposals or more in a match, in his excellent performance against Essendon last Saturday night.

3:34pm  Jun 1, 2015

Ellis continues to shine

Brandon Ellis has picked up where he left off last season, when he finished runner-up in the Jack Dyer Medal.

11:39am  May 27, 2015

Ellis eyes further improvement

Rising Richmond star Brandon Ellis entered the 2015 season determined to build on the substantial gains he made in 2014.

12:07pm  May 7, 2015

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Ellis press conference, June 30th

3:08pm  Jun 30, 2015

Round 13: Ellis post-match

9:45am  Jun 29, 2015

Round 9: Ellis wins Yiooken

10:58pm  May 30, 2015

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Brandon
Ellis

Height
181 cm
DOB
03-08-1993
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2015
13
Career
78
Goals
2015
4
Career
30
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1351
Avg
104
BrandonEllis

Player Bio

After a brilliant debut season playing in the backline, Ellis moved to the midfield last season where he cemented himself, playing all but two games and averaging 18.6 possessions. Three of
his first four games were as the substitute, but he graduated from that role and won a career-high 39 possessions against Melbourne in round eight.

Player honours: AFL Rising Star nominee 2012.
Brownlow Medal: 2013 votes 5; career votes 5.
Draft history: 2011 AFL Draft 1st round selection (Richmond) No. 15 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 13
    • Kicks 14.8
    • Handballs 12.2
    • Disposals 27.0
    • Marks 6.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.5
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 103.9

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Port Adelaide Rd 8
Handballs 23 Geelong Cats Rd 5
Disposals 33 Essendon Rd 9
Marks 11 West Coast Eagles Rd 12
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Melbourne Rd 4
Goals 1 Sydney Swans Rd 13
AFL Fantasy 127 Collingwood Rd 7

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 78 - 105 15 11 26 9 0 1 1 7 0 1 121
2 Western Bulldogs L 66 - 85 12 14 26 3 0 1 0 5 0 0 94
3 Brisbane Lions W 58 - 137 17 7 24 8 0 0 2 4 0 1 100
4 Melbourne L 51 - 83 14 8 22 3 0 1 0 7 0 0 96
5 Geelong Cats L 76 - 85 10 23 33 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 103
6 North Melbourne L 109 - 74 13 11 24 5 0 1 0 2 0 2 87
7 Collingwood W 105 - 100 16 13 29 8 0 1 0 5 1 2 127
8 Port Adelaide W 43 - 76 20 11 31 7 0 0 0 2 1 0 117
9 Essendon W 72 - 59 17 16 33 8 0 0 1 1 0 0 108
10 Fremantle W 70 - 97 13 13 26 7 0 1 1 3 1 0 102
12 West Coast Eagles L 70 - 90 18 13 31 11 0 0 0 2 0 1 122
13 Sydney Swans W 77 - 95 13 11 24 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 81
14 GWS Giants W 78 - 69 15 7 22 5 0 1 0 4 0 2 93
15 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
16 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 5 193 158 351 83 0 8 6 46 4 9 1351

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 78
    • Kicks 12.5
    • Handballs 8.9
    • Disposals 21.4
    • Marks 5.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 82.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 25 Essendon Rd 23, 2013
Handballs 23 Geelong Cats Rd 5, 2015
Disposals 39 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013
Marks 16 Essendon Rd 23, 2013
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Melbourne Rd 4, 2015
Goals 3 GWS Giants Rd 22, 2013
AFL Fantasy 155 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Richmond 193 158 351 83 0 8 6 46 4 9 1351
2014 Richmond 355 246 601 126 0 14 20 56 10 11 2184
2013 Richmond 246 144 390 124 0 11 9 45 14 7 1653
2012 Richmond 183 147 330 80 0 7 10 36 2 8 1224

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Q&A

As well as playing great footy, I’d like to be remembered for: my hard work and willingness to put my body on the line time and time again for my team mates

Most memorable victory (AFL or non-AFL): Calder cannons premiership 2010

Most admired player at another club: Brent Harvey

Favourite ground to play on: etihad stadium... Haven't play on the MCG yet.

Weights or running: weights

What would you prefer – mark of the year or goal of the year: if it was to win a game then goal of the year, if not, then mark of the year

Which skill do you need to most work on: pick up lines

Complete this line…with two minutes to go in the 2012 Grand Final: Todd Elton takes a screamer 50m out directly in front, he decides to play on and kick on his left foot, and miraculously it goes through the middle.... for a point, which puts us 1 point up.

Who will be Mike Sheahan’s No. 1 ranked player by the end of 2012: Gibson Turner

You are running 30 minutes late to an early morning beach recovery session. What’s your excuse: was waiting for mum to get up and make me breakfast

Favourite meal the night before a game: big juicy bowl of tuna pasta

What music helps you get ‘in the zone’ before a game: a bit of "doosh doosh"

One thing you would change about the world: peace and no hunger

PlayStation or Xbox? And what’s your favourite game: play station... The girls in the Playboy mansion

Who would win My Kitchen Rules at your club? And what’s their signature dish: Todd Elton because He can cook a "mint" gluten free pasta

Your favourite line from a movie: "smile you son of a b@$&h!!

What’s your favourite dance move: Chicken dance

What is your favourite holiday destination in Australia: Queensland

Where would you recommend visiting within your state: Footscray market