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Grand recollections: Jack Riewoldt

We continue our special post-season series presenting the thoughts of Richmond’s latest premiership heroes on that glorious one day in September 2017. Today, the Tigers’ star key forward and co vice-captain Jack Riewoldt talks candidly and proudly about achieving the game’s ultimate success.

12:43pm  Oct 13, 2017

Tigers must keep improving

Star Richmond key forward Jack Riewoldt is fully aware the Tigers have to take their game to an even higher level next season if they are to stay ahead of the pack.

10:29am  Oct 10, 2017

Grand win for the ages

Star Richmond premiership key forward Jack Riewoldt has been blown away by the euphoria engendered among Yellow and Black Barrackers by the Tigers’ 2017 premiership triumph.

11:07am  Oct 9, 2017

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Grand recollections: Riewoldt

11:00am  Oct 13, 2017

2017 Goals of the year

6:00am  Oct 12, 2017

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Jack
Riewoldt

Height
195 cm
DOB
31-10-1988
Weight
91 kg
Debut
2007
Games
2017
23
Career
225
Goals
2017
54
Career
537
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1766
Avg
77
JackRiewoldt

Player Bio

The Tigers’ spearhead failed to reach 50 goals in a season for the first time since 2009 last year.

His struggles reflected the team’s and he was often deployed further up the ground to provide a marking option.

He finished 2016 with career-high averages for marks (6.4), disposals (14.4) and uncontested possessions (7.4), reflecting a continued progression away from the goalsquare.

Underwent an ankle reconstruction and finger surgery in the off-season.

Player honours: best and fairest 2010; All-Australian 2010, 2015; All-Australian nominee 2012; International Rules series 2010; Coleman Medal 2010, 2012; leading goalkicker 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016; NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2008.
Brownlow Medal: 2016 votes 2; career votes 35.
Draft history: 2006 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Richmond) No. 13 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 23
    • Kicks 9.6
    • Handballs 3.7
    • Disposals 13.3
    • Marks 6.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.5
    • Tackles 2.5
    • Goals 2.3
    • AFL Fantasy 76.8

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 West Coast Eagles Rd 3
Handballs 6 Port Adelaide Rd 15
Disposals 22 West Coast Eagles Rd 3
Marks 10 North Melbourne Rd 11
Hit-outs 4 Essendon Rd 10
Tackles 7 Adelaide Crows GF
Goals 6 Melbourne Rd 5
AFL Fantasy 108 West Coast Eagles Rd 3

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 89 - 132 10 2 12 5 0 2 1 7 1 1 83
2 Collingwood W 99 - 80 6 5 11 4 0 0 2 6 2 1 71
3 West Coast Eagles W 76 - 65 17 5 22 8 0 2 1 4 1 2 108
4 Brisbane Lions W 67 - 119 12 3 15 8 1 1 0 0 4 2 94
5 Melbourne W 88 - 75 10 2 12 3 1 1 1 1 6 2 84
6 Adelaide Crows L 140 - 64 9 4 13 4 1 1 1 2 2 0 66
7 Western Bulldogs L 80 - 75 9 6 15 8 1 1 5 4 4 1 91
8 Fremantle L 70 - 72 9 3 12 4 0 2 2 1 3 2 65
9 GWS Giants L 78 - 75 11 1 12 8 0 1 1 0 2 3 72
10 Essendon W 81 - 66 11 3 14 8 4 0 0 3 2 3 94
11 North Melbourne W 66 - 101 15 6 21 10 1 2 3 2 2 2 103
13 Sydney Swans L 71 - 80 9 6 15 8 0 1 1 2 2 1 82
14 Carlton W 84 - 58 11 2 13 9 0 1 2 0 3 1 78
15 Port Adelaide W 63 - 76 4 6 10 6 1 0 1 4 1 0 62
16 St Kilda L 138 - 71 6 1 7 6 0 1 1 2 1 1 51
17 Brisbane Lions W 112 - 81 11 3 14 6 0 1 1 2 4 4 91
18 GWS Giants W 64 - 45 5 5 10 3 0 0 4 1 2 1 39
19 Gold Coast Suns W 65 - 98 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Hawthorn W 93 - 64 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Geelong Cats L 80 - 66 10 4 14 7 0 2 1 1 1 3 71
22 Fremantle W 51 - 155 6 5 11 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 61
23 St Kilda W 122 - 81 10 4 14 6 0 1 0 1 3 1 80
W1 Geelong Cats W 40 - 91 13 3 16 6 1 1 2 5 1 3 88
PF GWS Giants W 103 - 67 6 2 8 2 1 0 2 2 1 0 37
GF Adelaide Crows W 60 - 108 11 3 14 6 0 1 2 7 2 3 95
TOTAL W: 18 - L: 7 221 84 305 138 12 22 34 57 54 37 1766

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 225
    • Kicks 9.3
    • Handballs 3.2
    • Disposals 12.4
    • Marks 5.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.4
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 2.4
    • AFL Fantasy 74.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 St Kilda Rd 14, 2013
Handballs 10 Port Adelaide Rd 17, 2014
Disposals 24 Melbourne Rd 5, 2016
Marks 14 North Melbourne Rd 5, 2009
Hit-outs 4 Essendon Rd 10, 2017
Tackles 7 Adelaide Crows GF, 2017
Goals 11 GWS Giants Rd 10, 2014
AFL Fantasy 156 GWS Giants Rd 10, 2014

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Richmond 221 84 305 138 12 22 34 57 54 37 1766
2016 Richmond 227 89 316 141 9 29 24 42 48 34 1738
2015 Richmond 224 76 300 144 13 26 18 52 54 30 1803
2014 Richmond 219 74 293 136 3 18 19 48 61 38 1773
2013 Richmond 215 69 284 112 3 29 28 42 58 33 1616
2012 Richmond 211 80 291 114 8 27 24 57 65 48 1764
2011 Richmond 185 59 244 102 13 21 22 48 62 26 1537
2010 Richmond 219 37 256 123 9 22 23 68 78 39 1841
2009 Richmond 185 73 258 127 4 17 8 48 32 27 1490
2008 Richmond 142 51 193 87 5 9 7 37 18 8 1046
2007 Richmond 34 19 53 26 3 2 2 12 7 3 310

Legend

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