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Deatermination the name of the game

Determination has been the cornerstone of young Richmond defender Matt Dea’s game throughout his five years of AFL football to date, both on and off the field.

8:22pm  Mar 10, 2015

Tigers lock in six

With the AFL’s annual trade period drawing to its customary frantic finish, Richmond has moved to re-sign six of its players.

2:54pm  Oct 15, 2014

Dea adds dash

A significant rise in fitness and confidence levels have paved the way for tough, young Richmond defender Matt Dea to take on a more attacking role in the team’s back half.

12:18pm  Jun 19, 2014

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2:29pm  Mar 11, 2015

Dea's Determination

4:54pm  Mar 10, 2015

Dea adds dash

12:08pm  Jun 19, 2014

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Matt
Dea

Height
186 cm
DOB
13-10-1991
Weight
86 kg
Debut
2010
Games
2015
0
Career
31
Goals
2015
0
Career
1
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
MattDea

Player Bio

The attacking defender played three AFL games in his fourth season, down on his 14 in 2012, but he showed significant improvement as a ball-winner in the back half, averaging more
than 24 possessions at VFL level. Consistently beat his opponent and offered rebound, but his progress was interrupted by minor calf and shoulder injuries.

Draft history: 2009 AFL Draft 3rd round selection (Richmond) No. 44 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 0
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 78 - 105 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Western Bulldogs L 66 - 85 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
6 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
12 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
14 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
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: 1 - L: 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 31
    • Kicks 5.3
    • Handballs 6.1
    • Disposals 11.4
    • Marks 3.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 45.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 West Coast Eagles Rd 10, 2013
Handballs 13 GWS Giants Rd 10, 2014
Disposals 18 Port Adelaide Rd 6, 2012
Marks 8 Adelaide Crows Rd 14, 2012
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Fremantle Rd 5, 2010
Goals 1 North Melbourne Rd 12, 2014
AFL Fantasy 72 Fremantle Rd 5, 2010

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Richmond 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Richmond 45 44 89 22 0 6 4 10 1 0 329
2013 Richmond 18 13 31 12 0 1 1 5 0 0 134
2012 Richmond 78 87 165 53 0 6 7 23 0 0 644
2011 Richmond 15 21 36 12 0 4 0 9 0 0 163
2010 Richmond 7 24 31 5 0 1 0 10 0 0 125

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