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By George, he’s got it

Jason ‘George’ Castagna’s transformation from running defender to dangerous small forward has been one of the Yellow and Black success stories of season 2017.

5:16pm  Aug 2, 2017

Castagna wins Round 19 Rising Star nomination

Richmond's Jason Castagna is the Round 19 AFL Rising Star nominee for his 16 disposals, three goals, nine score involvements and five marks inside 50 in the Tigers' 35-point win over Gold Coast on Saturday.

8:00pm  Jul 31, 2017

Tiger trio’s goalden night

In the rare absence of star key forward Jack Riewoldt, Richmond had three players step up and fill the void superbly throughout last Saturday night’s clash with Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium.

10:10am  Jul 31, 2017

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Jason
Castagna

Height
181 cm
DOB
12-07-1996
Weight
79 kg
Debut
2016
Games
2017
20
Career
25
Goals
2017
23
Career
25
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1160
Avg
58
JasonCastagna

Player Bio

Emerged as a talented prospect in 2016, playing five senior games and providing good run off half-back.

A medium defender who likes to take the game on, Castagna has the tools to eventually graduate from the rookie list and become a senior player.

Draft history: 2015 Rookie Draft selection (Richmond) No. 29.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 20
    • Kicks 6.5
    • Handballs 4.8
    • Disposals 11.2
    • Marks 3.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.1
    • Goals 1.2
    • AFL Fantasy 58.0

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Brisbane Lions Rd 4
Handballs 9 Port Adelaide Rd 15
Disposals 20 Carlton Rd 1
Marks 8 West Coast Eagles Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 9 GWS Giants Rd 18
Goals 4 Brisbane Lions Rd 4
AFL Fantasy 98 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 12 8 20 3 0 2 3 4 2 4 86
2 Collingwood W 99 - 80 3 5 8 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 30
3 West Coast Eagles W 76 - 65 11 5 16 8 0 0 0 6 1 1 98
4 Brisbane Lions W 67 - 119 12 4 16 6 0 0 1 2 4 1 92
5 Melbourne W 88 - 75 6 5 11 5 0 0 1 4 1 1 63
6 Adelaide Crows L 140 - 64 3 5 8 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 28
7 Western Bulldogs L 80 - 75 4 7 11 3 0 0 1 4 0 1 49
8 Fremantle L 70 - 72 8 4 12 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 46
9 GWS Giants L 78 - 75 7 4 11 4 0 0 1 1 2 1 55
10 Essendon W 81 - 66 4 5 9 1 0 2 0 5 0 0 47
11 North Melbourne W 66 - 101 7 1 8 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 46
13 Sydney Swans L 71 - 80 6 3 9 2 0 3 0 0 1 2 41
14 Carlton W 84 - 58 7 3 10 4 0 2 0 4 2 2 71
15 Port Adelaide W 63 - 76 4 9 13 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 54
16 St Kilda L 138 - 71 5 5 10 5 0 0 1 4 2 1 66
17 Brisbane Lions W 112 - 81 6 4 10 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 50
18 GWS Giants W 64 - 45 7 5 12 2 0 3 1 9 1 0 79
19 Gold Coast Suns W 65 - 98 11 5 16 6 0 2 0 2 3 3 92
20 Hawthorn W 93 - 64 5 6 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 36
21 Geelong Cats L 80 - 66 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 31
22 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
23 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 13 - L: 7 129 95 224 65 0 17 11 62 23 18 1160

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 25
    • Kicks 6.8
    • Handballs 5.2
    • Disposals 11.9
    • Marks 3.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.8
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 57.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Western Bulldogs Rd 16, 2016
Handballs 12 Essendon Rd 17, 2016
Disposals 23 Essendon Rd 17, 2016
Marks 8 West Coast Eagles Rd 3, 2017
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 9 GWS Giants Rd 18, 2017
Goals 4 Brisbane Lions Rd 4, 2017
AFL Fantasy 98 West Coast Eagles Rd 3, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Richmond 129 95 224 65 0 17 11 62 23 18 1160
2016 Richmond 40 34 74 20 0 2 3 8 2 0 285

Legend

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Tackles
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Goals
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