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Ellis wary of Essendon in Dreamtime clash

Brandon Ellis can't wait for Dreamtime at the 'G, but the Richmond midfielder/defender knows Essendon looms as a potential banana peel for his resurgent Tigers.

1:43pm  May 23, 2016

Ellis hungry to improve

The competitive streak within talented, young Tiger Brandon Ellis fuels a desire for him to take his game to another level, notwithstanding what he’s achieved over the course of his first four years of AFL football.

11:15am  Oct 28, 2015

2015 goals of the year: No. 3

A brilliant team goal, finished off by Brandon Ellis, has been voted the third best goal of the 2015 season by Richmond fans.

10:00am  Oct 3, 2015

Latest Player Video

Ellis on the Sunday Footy Show

8:32am  Apr 11, 2016

Brandon's time trial

10:31am  Nov 14, 2015

Ellis season review 2015

6:00am  Oct 28, 2015

Senior Players List

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Brandon
Ellis

Height
181 cm
DOB
03-08-1993
Weight
81 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2016
10
Career
98
Goals
2016
2
Career
36
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
965
Avg
96
BrandonEllis

Player Bio

A damaging outside runner, his possession rate stayed steady at 25.8 a game last year, but he will look to add more inside grunt to his repertoire in his fifth season.

Ranked No. 1 at the club for overall marks and uncontested possessions and is on track to be one of the game’s best midfielders.

Player honours: 2nd best and fairest 2014; All-Australian nominee 2014; NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2012.
Brownlow Medal: 2015 votes 7; career votes 21.
Draft history: 2011 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Richmond) No. 15 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 10
    • Kicks 15.1
    • Handballs 10.4
    • Disposals 25.5
    • Marks 5.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 96.5

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 Adelaide Crows Rd 3
Handballs 17 Adelaide Crows Rd 3
Disposals 39 Adelaide Crows Rd 3
Marks 11 Adelaide Crows Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Port Adelaide Rd 6
Goals 1 Sydney Swans Rd 8
AFL Fantasy 144 Adelaide Crows Rd 3

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 92 - 83 11 10 21 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 70
2 Collingwood L 87 - 86 19 11 30 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 105
3 Adelaide Crows L 92 - 128 22 17 39 11 0 2 0 2 0 1 144
4 West Coast Eagles L 125 - 57 11 8 19 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 78
5 Melbourne L 129 - 96 11 8 19 2 0 0 2 4 1 0 71
6 Port Adelaide L 59 - 94 17 9 26 9 0 0 1 5 0 2 115
7 Hawthorn L 90 - 136 13 14 27 2 0 1 1 4 0 0 87
8 Sydney Swans W 101 - 100 17 9 26 7 0 5 1 3 1 0 110
9 Fremantle W 45 - 83 16 2 18 6 0 0 0 4 0 2 88
10 Essendon W 67 - 105 14 16 30 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 97
11 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
19 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
22 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 6 151 104 255 59 0 9 5 29 2 5 965

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 98
    • Kicks 13.0
    • Handballs 9.1
    • Disposals 22.1
    • Marks 5.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.5
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 84.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 25 Essendon Rd 23, 2013
Handballs 23 Geelong Cats Rd 5, 2015
Disposals 39 Adelaide Crows Rd 3, 2016
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
2016 Richmond 151 104 255 59 0 9 5 29 2 5 965
2015 Richmond 342 252 594 146 0 15 19 77 8 11 2293
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