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No job too big for Grigg

Shaun Grigg underlined his value to the Richmond side by taking on a vastly different role during last night’s clash with Collingwood at the MCG.

5:13pm  Mar 31, 2017

2016 goals of the year: No. 10

An opportunistic goal from Shaun Grigg has been voted the 10th best goal of the 2016 season by Richmond fans.

1:53pm  Sep 19, 2016

Grigg in the only Tiger change

Richmond has made just one change to its line-up for Saturday afternoon’s clash with Essendon at the MCG.

6:25pm  Jul 14, 2016

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Round 4: Castagna post-match

10:01am  Apr 17, 2017

Round 4: Grigg post-match

10:00am  Apr 17, 2017

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Shaun
Grigg

Height
190 cm
DOB
19-04-1988
Weight
85 kg
Debut
2007
Games
2017
5
Career
172
Goals
2017
5
Career
83
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
481
Avg
96
ShaunGrigg

Player Bio

A consistent midfielder, Grigg played 20 games and finished fifth in the best and fairest last year.

He averaged career-high inside 50s (4.3), clearances (4) and contested possessions (8.9), with his 24.3 disposals a game his highest since 2012.

Appreciated by his teammates for the selfless work he does, Grigg can be relied on to produce every week.

Player honours: International Rules Series 2011; NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2008.
Brownlow Medal: 2016 votes 1; career votes 18.
Previous AFL club: Carlton (2007-10: 43 games, 10 goals).
Draft history: 2006 NAB AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Carlton) No. 19 overall; 2010 NAB AFL Draft traded by Carlton for Andrew Collins.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 5
    • Kicks 13.2
    • Handballs 10.0
    • Disposals 23.2
    • Marks 4.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.4
    • Tackles 4.4
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 96.2

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 Brisbane Lions Rd 4
Handballs 14 Brisbane Lions Rd 4
Disposals 31 Brisbane Lions Rd 4
Marks 6 Brisbane Lions Rd 4
Hit-outs 1 Melbourne Rd 5
Tackles 7 Melbourne Rd 5
Goals 1 Melbourne Rd 5
AFL Fantasy 113 Brisbane Lions Rd 4

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 89 - 132 16 11 27 4 0 2 1 6 1 0 111
2 Collingwood W 99 - 80 10 7 17 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 67
3 West Coast Eagles W 76 - 65 9 12 21 5 1 1 0 4 1 0 90
4 Brisbane Lions W 67 - 119 17 14 31 6 0 0 2 4 1 0 113
5 Melbourne W 88 - 75 14 6 20 5 1 1 2 7 1 1 100
6 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
9 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
11 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
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: 5 - L: 0 66 50 116 24 2 5 5 22 5 1 481

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 172
    • Kicks 11.5
    • Handballs 9.7
    • Disposals 21.2
    • Marks 4.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.7
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 82.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 Collingwood Rd 4, 2011
Handballs 26 North Melbourne Rd 11, 2016
Disposals 38 North Melbourne Rd 11, 2016
Marks 14 Collingwood Rd 20, 2016
Hit-outs 7 Collingwood Rd 21, 2015
Tackles 12 Melbourne Rd 4, 2015
Goals 3 Sydney Swans Rd 7, 2012
AFL Fantasy 142 Melbourne Rd 3, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Richmond 66 50 116 24 2 5 5 22 5 1 481
2016 Richmond 257 229 486 106 26 14 13 72 10 7 1903
2015 Richmond 259 229 488 105 27 22 14 97 16 10 2051
2014 Richmond 151 156 307 64 2 11 13 36 3 6 1099
2013 Richmond 281 204 485 139 20 8 19 74 15 10 2035
2012 Richmond 322 239 561 133 28 19 9 44 18 10 2157
2011 Richmond 272 190 462 107 4 4 14 57 6 10 1757
2010 Carlton 82 90 172 42 7 4 5 25 3 2 668
2009 Carlton 94 102 196 32 3 6 11 29 3 5 697
2008 Carlton 164 150 314 80 0 12 15 42 4 5 1196
2007 Carlton 28 31 59 17 0 2 7 3 0 1 191

Legend

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

Q&A

As well as playing great footy, I’d like to be remembered for: A reliable mate

Most memorable victory (AFL or non-AFL): 50th game vs Freo

Most admired player at another club: Kade Simpson

Favourite ground to play on: MCG

Best part about training: Goal kicking

Weights or running: weights hands down

What would you prefer – mark of the year or goal of the year: Mark

Which skill do you need to most work on: Right foot

Complete this line…with two minutes to go in the 2012 Grand Final: Richmond is 10 goals up

Who will be Mike Sheahan’s No. 1 ranked player by the end of 2012: Buddy Franklin

You are running 30 minutes late to an early morning beach recovery session. What’s your excuse:  No excuse just an honest mistake

Favourite meal the night before a game: Brett Deledio’s chicken and rice

What music helps you get ‘in the zone’ before a game: None – would rather talk

One thing you would change about the world: 3 day weekends

PlayStation or Xbox? And what’s your favourite game: PS3 – Tiger Woods Golf

Who would win My Kitchen Rules at your club? And what’s their signature dish: Brett Deledio – Honey Mustard Chicken

Your favourite line from a movie:  “I thought you’d be bigger”- Roadhouse

What’s your favourite dance move: -

What is your favourite holiday destination in Australia: Manly, Sydney

Where would you recommend visiting within your state: West Heidelberg (the mall)