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Young Tiger star continues to shine

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin has been extremely impressed with the development of young Tiger small defender Nick Vlastuin throughout season 2015.

10:56am  Aug 26, 2015

Vlastuin on the Enright path

Star Richmond key defender Alex Rance believes his young teammate Nick Vlastuin has the all-round game to develop into a similar type player as Geelong’s veteran champion small backman Corey Enright.

2:04pm  Jul 14, 2015

Vlastuin rising fast

Richmond veteran Chris Newman has strongly endorsed his tough, talented, young teammate Nick Vlastuin, who played a pivotal role across the backline in the Tigers’ stirring comeback victory over Sydney at the SCG last Friday night.

12:33pm  Jun 30, 2015

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Hello Newman: Nick's nest

5:43pm  Aug 27, 2015

Vlastuin on TAC Cup: Future Stars

10:36am  Jun 29, 2015

Richo & Vlastuin talk back

12:51pm  Jun 4, 2015

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Nick
Vlastuin

Height
187 cm
DOB
19-04-1994
Weight
86 kg
Debut
2013
Games
2015
21
Career
59
Goals
2015
1
Career
14
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1286
Avg
61
NickVlastuin

Player Bio

Struggled to back up his impressive debut season, but still played 20 games despite a few minor injuries. Played across half-back and did well against the likes of Mitch Robinson and Luke Shuey, but also experienced more midfield time, which will help him develop further as he builds his running capabilities.

Player honours: NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2013.

Brownlow Medal: Career votes 1.

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

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 21
    • Kicks 8.2
    • Handballs 7.2
    • Disposals 15.4
    • Marks 4.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.6
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 61.2

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20
Handballs 14 North Melbourne Rd 6
Disposals 21 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20
Marks 10 Gold Coast Suns Rd 20
Hit-outs 1 Fremantle Rd 17
Tackles 7 Carlton Rd 1
Goals 1 St Kilda Rd 16
AFL Fantasy 98 Carlton Rd 1

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 78 - 105 9 12 21 6 0 1 0 7 0 0 98
2 Western Bulldogs L 66 - 85 8 7 15 2 0 2 0 4 0 0 62
3 Brisbane Lions W 58 - 137 4 7 11 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 26
4 Melbourne L 51 - 83 6 4 10 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 58
5 Geelong Cats L 76 - 85 6 12 18 3 0 3 0 3 0 0 66
6 North Melbourne L 109 - 74 6 14 20 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 68
7 Collingwood W 105 - 100 6 6 12 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 47
8 Port Adelaide W 43 - 76 8 4 12 3 0 1 4 5 0 0 50
9 Essendon W 72 - 59 10 5 15 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 52
10 Fremantle W 70 - 97 8 9 17 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 63
12 West Coast Eagles L 70 - 90 7 8 15 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 49
13 Sydney Swans W 77 - 95 9 11 20 5 0 3 0 1 0 0 71
14 GWS Giants W 78 - 69 9 5 14 7 0 0 2 1 0 0 56
15 Carlton W 71 - 41 8 7 15 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 59
16 St Kilda W 73 - 89 11 6 17 7 0 1 0 3 1 0 85
17 Fremantle L 78 - 82 8 2 10 4 1 1 2 3 0 0 48
18 Hawthorn W 53 - 71 8 5 13 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 56
19 Adelaide Crows L 88 - 52 10 4 14 5 0 0 2 3 0 0 59
20 Gold Coast Suns W 138 - 55 13 8 21 10 0 1 1 0 0 0 83
21 Collingwood W 56 - 147 7 9 16 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 52
22 Essendon W 47 - 74 11 6 17 4 0 1 0 5 0 0 78
23 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 14 - L: 7 172 151 323 89 1 19 15 55 1 0 1286

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 59
    • Kicks 8.4
    • Handballs 7.2
    • Disposals 15.6
    • Marks 4.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 64.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013
Handballs 14 North Melbourne Rd 6, 2015
Disposals 25 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013
Marks 16 Melbourne Rd 8, 2013
Hit-outs 1 Fremantle Rd 17, 2015
Tackles 9 Adelaide Crows Rd 21, 2014
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
2015 Richmond 172 151 323 89 1 19 15 55 1 0 1286
2014 Richmond 168 136 304 82 2 16 9 61 4 3 1284
2013 Richmond 157 137 294 86 1 15 15 54 9 3 1247

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