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Shai set to shine

Richmond has high hopes that talented, young small man Shai Bolton will take a significant step forward in his development at the game’s highest level next season.

11:17am  Nov 6, 2018

Bolton signs on

Young livewire forward Shai Bolton will remain at Tigerland in 2019, after re-committing to the Club today.

4:52pm  Oct 3, 2018

Minor ankle injury sidelines Lambert

Star Richmond midfielder Kane Lambert looks likely to miss the last two home-and-away games of the season after undergoing minor ankle surgery earlier today.

3:23pm  Aug 13, 2018

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4:49pm  Oct 3, 2018

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Shai
Bolton

Height
175 cm
DOB
08-12-1998
Weight
76 kg
Debut
2017
Games
2018
3
Career
9
Goals
2018
1
Career
4
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
92
Avg
31
ShaiBolton

Player Bio

A livewire small forward, Bolton was the youngest player on Richmond’s list last season and played predominantly at VFL level.

He hit the finals in sharp form, however, putting selection pressure on the team’s more established small forward combination.

Under the wing of Daniel Rioli, he has prided himself on his defensive pressure and smarts around goal.

From Mandurah in Western Australia, Bolton’s father Darren played two games for Fremantle in 1999.

Draft history: 2016 NAB AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Richmond) No. 29 overall.

 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 3
    • Kicks 3.7
    • Handballs 4.7
    • Disposals 8.3
    • Marks 2.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.3
    • Tackles 1.3
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 30.7

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 2
Handballs 7 GWS Giants Rd 17
Disposals 10 Adelaide Crows Rd 2
Marks 2 GWS Giants Rd 17
Hit-outs 1 Carlton Rd 1
Tackles 3 Adelaide Crows Rd 2
Goals 1 Adelaide Crows Rd 2
AFL Fantasy 52 Adelaide Crows Rd 2

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 121 - 95 3 3 6 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 13
2 Adelaide Crows L 118 - 82 6 4 10 2 0 1 0 3 1 1 52
3 Hawthorn W 102 - 89 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Brisbane Lions W 110 - 17 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Melbourne W 56 - 102 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Collingwood W 70 - 113 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Fremantle W 110 - 33 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 North Melbourne W 72 - 82 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 West Coast Eagles L 130 - 83 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 St Kilda W 105 - 77 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Essendon W 43 - 114 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Port Adelaide L 72 - 58 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Geelong Cats W 65 - 83 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Sydney Swans W 93 - 67 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Adelaide Crows W 103 - 56 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 GWS Giants L 79 - 77 2 7 9 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 27
18 St Kilda W 57 - 111 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Collingwood W 105 - 77 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Geelong Cats W 85 - 82 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Gold Coast Suns W 51 - 125 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Essendon W 81 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Western Bulldogs W 98 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
W1 Hawthorn W 95 - 64 - - - - - - - - - - -
PF Collingwood L 58 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 19 - L: 5 11 14 25 6 1 1 4 4 1 1 92

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 9
    • Kicks 4.1
    • Handballs 4.3
    • Disposals 8.4
    • Marks 2.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 2.1
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 36.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 7 Sydney Swans Rd 13, 2017
Handballs 7 GWS Giants Rd 17, 2018
Disposals 14 Sydney Swans Rd 13, 2017
Marks 5 North Melbourne Rd 11, 2017
Hit-outs 1 Carlton Rd 1, 2018
Tackles 5 Essendon Rd 10, 2017
Goals 2 Sydney Swans Rd 13, 2017
AFL Fantasy 57 Sydney Swans Rd 13, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Richmond 11 14 25 6 1 1 4 4 1 1 92
2017 Richmond 26 25 51 12 0 2 5 15 3 4 233

Legend

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Frees For
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Goals
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AFL Fantasy points