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Dea top VFL Tiger

Dependable defender Matt Dea has won Richmond’s VFL Best and Fairest award for 2015.

9:09pm  Oct 6, 2015

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

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VFL Round 20: Highlights

10:46am  Aug 31, 2015

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11:36am  Jul 20, 2015

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2:29pm  Mar 11, 2015

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Matt
Dea

Height
186 cm
DOB
13-10-1991
Weight
86 kg
Debut
2010
Games
2016
20
Career
51
Goals
2016
0
Career
1
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1402
Avg
70
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

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 20
    • Kicks 10.1
    • Handballs 6.5
    • Disposals 16.5
    • Marks 6.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 70.1

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 St Kilda Rd 9
Handballs 10 Port Adelaide Rd 3
Disposals 26 St Kilda Rd 9
Marks 15 St Kilda Rd 9
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Hawthorn Rd 12
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 122 St Kilda Rd 9

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns L 121 - 60 6 9 15 5 0 1 0 5 0 0 72
2 Melbourne W 80 - 67 12 6 18 4 0 3 1 2 0 1 69
3 Port Adelaide L 112 - 51 10 10 20 4 0 2 0 4 0 0 80
4 Geelong Cats L 42 - 72 12 4 16 7 0 2 0 3 0 0 79
5 Collingwood L 142 - 73 7 4 11 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 48
6 Carlton L 72 - 57 7 5 12 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 38
7 Sydney Swans L 135 - 54 9 9 18 9 0 1 0 3 0 0 85
8 North Melbourne L 60 - 74 13 6 19 8 0 1 2 1 0 0 74
9 St Kilda L 109 - 63 17 9 26 15 0 0 0 2 0 0 122
10 Richmond L 67 - 105 9 9 18 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 67
11 Fremantle L 126 - 47 7 6 13 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 48
12 Hawthorn L 43 - 151 14 8 22 10 0 0 1 5 0 0 105
13 GWS Giants L 90 - 117 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 West Coast Eagles L 130 - 52 9 7 16 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 65
16 St Kilda L 98 - 109 9 3 12 6 0 1 0 4 0 0 68
17 Richmond L 102 - 83 6 9 15 4 0 1 3 2 0 0 48
18 Brisbane Lions L 91 - 128 13 3 16 6 0 2 1 3 0 0 74
19 Adelaide Crows L 143 - 61 10 9 19 5 0 2 1 3 0 0 74
20 Geelong Cats L 100 - 34 6 4 10 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 46
21 Gold Coast Suns W 75 - 69 15 5 20 7 0 1 1 3 0 0 86
22 Western Bulldogs L 53 - 93 10 4 14 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 54
23 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 19 201 129 330 122 0 20 10 46 0 1 1402

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 51
    • Kicks 7.1
    • Handballs 6.2
    • Disposals 13.4
    • Marks 4.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 54.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 St Kilda Rd 9, 2016
Handballs 13 GWS Giants Rd 10, 2014
Disposals 26 St Kilda Rd 9, 2016
Marks 15 St Kilda Rd 9, 2016
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Hawthorn Rd 12, 2016
Goals 1 North Melbourne Rd 12, 2014
AFL Fantasy 122 St Kilda Rd 9, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2016 Essendon 201 129 330 122 0 20 10 46 0 1 1402
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

Legend

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Kicks
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Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
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AFL Fantasy points