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Vlastuin better prepared in 2014

A full year in the AFL system has been a significant benefit for rising Richmond star Nick Vlastuin.

6:15am  Mar 27, 2014

Vlastuin an instant hit

In terms of raw numbers, Nick Vlastuin’s debut season of AFL football at Richmond was pretty impressive – 18 games, including the elimination final against Carlton, an average of 16.3 disposals and 4.8 marks per match, and a sixth-placed finish in the competition’s prestigious Rising Star award.

6:00am  Jan 2, 2014

Vlastuin’s Draft flashback

Rising Richmond star Nick Vlastuin has spoken candidly of the emotions he felt in the lead-up to, and aftermath of, last year’s AFL National Draft.

10:54am  Nov 21, 2013

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Vlastuin shifts position

6:00am  Mar 27, 2014

Round 1: Vlastuin from 50

9:19pm  Mar 15, 2014

Vlastuin's 2012 Draft memories

5:40pm  Nov 20, 2013

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Nick
Vlastuin

Height
187 cm
DOB
19-04-1994
Weight
86 kg
Debut
2013
Games
2014
5
Career
23
Goals
2014
1
Career
10
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
347
Avg
69
NickVlastuin

Player Bio

Showed courage, composure and skill in his debut season in 2013, playing 18 games and earning an immediate contract extension through to the end of 2016. Uncompromising in his attack on the ball and a clean user by hand and foot, he has the attributes to be an elite midfielder in the AFL after cutting his teeth in the backline. 

Loves the physical pressure of the game and tackles strongly.

Player honours: NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2013.

Brownlow Medal: 2013 votes 1; career votes 1.

Draft history: 2012 AFL Draft 1st round selection
(Richmond) No. 9 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 4
    • Kicks 8.2
    • Handballs 7.2
    • Disposals 15.5
    • Marks 4.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.2
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 64.2

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Carlton Rd 2
Handballs 10 Collingwood Rd 4
Disposals 20 Collingwood Rd 4
Marks 6 Carlton Rd 2
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Collingwood Rd 4
Goals 1 Gold Coast Suns Rd 1
AFL Fantasy 83 Collingwood Rd 4

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns L 87 - 69 9 9 18 5 0 1 1 2 1 0 72
2 Carlton W 98 - 86 13 6 19 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 78
3 Western Bulldogs L 100 - 98 1 4 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 24
4 Collingwood L 72 - 110 10 10 20 5 0 2 0 4 0 0 83
5 Brisbane Lions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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: 1 - L: 3 33 29 62 19 0 4 1 9 1 0 257

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 8.6
    • Handballs 7.5
    • Disposals 16.2
    • Marks 4.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 68.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013
Handballs 13 Sydney Swans Rd 18, 2013
Disposals 25 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013
Marks 16 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013
Hit-outs 1 Carlton Rd 21, 2013
Tackles 6 West Coast Eagles Rd 10, 2013
Goals 3 West Coast Eagles Rd 10, 2013
AFL Fantasy 131 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 Richmond 33 29 62 19 0 4 1 9 1 0 257
2013 Richmond 157 137 294 86 1 15 15 54 9 3 1247

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