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Ellis excels

Richmond young gun midfielder Brandon Ellis has scored a perfect 10 in the Round 2 voting for the AFL Coaches Association’s Player of the Year award.

11:06am  Apr 2, 2014

Ellis’ goal gong

Exciting young midfielder, Brandon Ellis, received an AFL Goal of the Year nomination for his snap-goal on the boundary line in the second quarter of the Tigers’ win over Carlton last Thursday night.

10:21am  Apr 1, 2014

Ellis eyes inside role

Richmond young gun Brandon Ellis has set his sights on further boosting his on-field versatility in 2014.

4:17pm  Jan 30, 2014

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Ellis post match

6:00am  Mar 9, 2014

Brandon broadens his potential

4:53pm  Jan 30, 2014

Ellis season review

9:00am  Oct 17, 2013

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Brandon
Ellis

Height
181 cm
DOB
03-08-1993
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2014
5
Career
47
Goals
2014
2
Career
18
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
370
Avg
74
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

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 5
    • Kicks 11.6
    • Handballs 6.6
    • Disposals 18.2
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.4
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 74.0

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Carlton Rd 2
Handballs 9 Brisbane Lions Rd 5
Disposals 22 Brisbane Lions Rd 5
Marks 6 Brisbane Lions Rd 5
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Brisbane Lions Rd 5
Goals 2 Carlton Rd 2
AFL Fantasy 96 Brisbane Lions Rd 5

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns L 87 - 69 10 6 16 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 50
2 Carlton W 98 - 86 14 4 18 6 0 1 2 4 2 2 93
3 Western Bulldogs L 100 - 98 9 6 15 4 0 0 1 4 0 0 64
4 Collingwood L 72 - 110 12 8 20 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 67
5 Brisbane Lions W 63 - 106 13 9 22 6 0 0 0 5 0 1 96
6 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
10 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
12 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
15 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
18 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
19 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
22 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 3 58 33 91 20 0 2 5 17 2 3 370

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 47
    • Kicks 10.4
    • Handballs 6.9
    • Disposals 17.3
    • Marks 4.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.1
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 69.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 25 Essendon Rd 23, 2013
Handballs 14 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013
Disposals 39 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013
Marks 16 Essendon Rd 23, 2013
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 12, 2013
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
2014 Richmond 58 33 91 20 0 2 5 17 2 3 370
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

Legend

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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