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Trusty Tiger backs

Richmond’s strong defensive structure, a major factor in the team’s bold showing throughout the first half of season 2017, is built on an unwavering belief and commitment within the backline group.

1:30pm  Jun 7, 2017

Fun Tiger times for Grimes

Reliable Richmond backman Dylan Grimes is having the time of his football life at Tigerland.

10:23am  Apr 27, 2017

Grimes good to go

Talented Richmond defender Dylan Grimes has declared he’s fit and ready to go in Saturday afternoon’s clash with Greater Western Sydney at Canberra’s StarTrack Oval, after being under an injury cloud earlier this week.

5:39pm  Jul 29, 2016

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Tiwi Islands visit part 1

1:14pm  Jun 15, 2017

Grimes' pre-season

11:04am  Feb 3, 2017

Grimes match highlights

6:00am  Feb 3, 2017

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Dylan
Grimes

Height
193 cm
DOB
16-07-1991
Weight
89 kg
Debut
2010
Games
2017
12
Career
91
Goals
2017
1
Career
3
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
574
Avg
48
DylanGrimes

Player Bio

Soft tissue injuries continued to follow the versatile defender in 2016, missing five games early with a hamstring injury and another when he injured himself in the warm-up.

Capable of playing on tall and small opponents, Grimes is a valuable member of the Tigers’ backline when fit, shutting down his man with a minimum of fuss.

His value was underlined with a seventh placing in the best and fairest, despite his time on the sidelines.

Player honours: NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2012.
Draft history: 2010 NAB AFL Pre-Season Draft 1st round selection (Richmond) No. 2 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 12
    • Kicks 4.8
    • Handballs 5.7
    • Disposals 10.5
    • Marks 2.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.6
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 47.8

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 Sydney Swans Rd 13
Handballs 12 Sydney Swans Rd 13
Disposals 20 Sydney Swans Rd 13
Marks 5 Sydney Swans Rd 13
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Melbourne Rd 5
Goals 1 Brisbane Lions Rd 4
AFL Fantasy 89 Sydney Swans Rd 13

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 89 - 132 4 7 11 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 57
2 Collingwood W 99 - 80 2 1 3 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 27
3 West Coast Eagles W 76 - 65 4 5 9 3 0 1 1 3 0 0 41
4 Brisbane Lions W 67 - 119 7 4 11 2 0 1 1 2 1 0 47
5 Melbourne W 88 - 75 3 3 6 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 40
6 Adelaide Crows L 140 - 64 4 5 9 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 32
7 Western Bulldogs L 80 - 75 3 4 7 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 25
8 Fremantle L 70 - 72 6 11 17 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 64
9 GWS Giants L 78 - 75 6 6 12 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 54
10 Essendon W 81 - 66 7 7 14 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 48
11 North Melbourne W 66 - 101 4 3 7 5 0 0 1 5 0 0 50
13 Sydney Swans L 71 - 80 8 12 20 5 0 2 0 6 0 0 89
14 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
16 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
18 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
23 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 7 - L: 5 58 68 126 33 0 11 8 43 1 0 574

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 91
    • Kicks 6.1
    • Handballs 5.3
    • Disposals 11.4
    • Marks 3.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 47.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 Sydney Swans Rd 7, 2012
Handballs 14 Gold Coast Suns Rd 12, 2016
Disposals 24 Sydney Swans Rd 7, 2012
Marks 13 Sydney Swans Rd 7, 2012
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 Western Bulldogs Rd 16, 2016
Goals 1 Brisbane Lions Rd 4, 2017
AFL Fantasy 110 Sydney Swans Rd 7, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Richmond 58 68 126 33 0 11 8 43 1 0 574
2016 Richmond 97 104 201 64 0 16 8 41 0 0 847
2015 Richmond 107 89 196 52 0 24 13 30 1 0 766
2014 Richmond 104 83 187 61 0 15 24 53 1 1 823
2013 Richmond 58 31 89 34 0 6 6 15 0 0 386
2012 Richmond 93 52 145 67 0 7 7 14 0 0 626
2011 Richmond 35 51 86 27 0 4 10 12 0 0 310
2010 Richmond 2 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15

Legend

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