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Grigg holds his head high

Shaun Grigg’s reputation as a valuable, consistent performer for Richmond was further enhanced at Etihad Stadium last Saturday night, despite the Tigers suffering a disappointing 67-point loss to St Kilda.

10:09am  Jul 10, 2017

Grigg’s great growth

The overall influence exerted by hard-running, veteran midfielder Shaun Grigg within the Richmond line-up has been acknowledged by star Tiger key forward Jack Riewoldt.

4:03pm  Jun 26, 2017

Grigg grabs coaches’ attention

Hard-running midfielder Shaun Grigg was Richmond’s leading vote-getter in the AFL Coaches Association’s Player of the Year award voting for the Round 8 clash with Fremantle at the MCG.

10:08am  May 16, 2017

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Shaun
Grigg

Height
190 cm
DOB
19-04-1988
Weight
85 kg
Debut
2007
Games
2017
21
Career
188
Goals
2017
10
Career
88
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1977
Avg
94
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 21
    • Kicks 12.9
    • Handballs 11.0
    • Disposals 23.9
    • Marks 5.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 3.8
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 94.1

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 24 Fremantle Rd 22
Handballs 15 Brisbane Lions Rd 17
Disposals 36 Fremantle Rd 22
Marks 12 Carlton Rd 14
Hit-outs 2 Adelaide Crows Rd 6
Tackles 8 Fremantle Rd 22
Goals 1 Gold Coast Suns Rd 19
AFL Fantasy 153 Fremantle Rd 22

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 L 140 - 64 7 10 17 1 2 0 0 5 0 0 66
7 Western Bulldogs L 80 - 75 16 13 29 5 0 0 1 4 1 0 108
8 Fremantle L 70 - 72 16 15 31 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 103
9 GWS Giants L 78 - 75 16 10 26 12 0 1 1 0 1 2 110
10 Essendon W 81 - 66 16 8 24 8 0 1 0 2 0 0 97
11 North Melbourne W 66 - 101 8 13 21 7 0 1 0 3 1 0 90
13 Sydney Swans L 71 - 80 12 8 20 7 0 1 1 2 0 1 80
14 Carlton W 84 - 58 11 15 26 12 0 1 1 4 0 1 114
15 Port Adelaide W 63 - 76 13 13 26 5 0 0 1 1 0 1 82
16 St Kilda L 138 - 71 15 14 29 8 0 2 1 5 1 2 124
17 Brisbane Lions W 112 - 81 6 15 21 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 56
18 GWS Giants W 64 - 45 12 9 21 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 71
19 Gold Coast Suns W 65 - 98 9 8 17 2 0 1 0 7 1 0 84
20 Hawthorn W 93 - 64 10 12 22 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 85
21 Geelong Cats L 80 - 66 13 6 19 3 0 0 3 5 0 1 72
22 Fremantle W 51 - 155 24 12 36 8 1 2 1 8 0 1 153
23 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 14 - L: 7 270 231 501 115 5 17 18 80 10 12 1977

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 188
    • Kicks 11.6
    • Handballs 9.8
    • Disposals 21.4
    • Marks 5.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.6
    • Tackles 3.0
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 83.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 24 Fremantle Rd 22, 2017
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 153 Fremantle Rd 22, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Richmond 270 231 501 115 5 17 18 80 10 12 1977
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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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)