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Cotchin rises to Fyfe challenge

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin’s head-to-head midfield battle with Fremantle’s Nathan Fyfe was a major highlight of last Saturday’s epic twilight encounter between the two teams at the MCG.

4:09pm  Jul 27, 2015

Full four-quarter focus required

Richmond received another valuable lesson en route to its 10th win of the season at Etihad Stadium yesterday (Sunday).

4:34pm  Jul 20, 2015

Cotchin achieves his goals

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin’s increased focus on becoming a more dangerous player around goals this season is paying dividends.

7:02am  Jul 16, 2015

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Round 17: Cotchin v Fyfe

7:33pm  Jul 25, 2015

Richmond gets Real with Madrid

3:06pm  Jul 17, 2015

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Trent
Cotchin

Captain

Height
185 cm
DOB
07-04-1990
Weight
85 kg
Debut
2008
Games
2015
16
Career
147
Goals
2015
12
Career
91
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1500
Avg
94
TrentCotchin

Player Bio

One of the game’s leading midfielders, Cotchin was below his best for parts of 2013, but built form leading into September and was outstanding in the club’s first final since 2001, finishing with 26 possessions and two goals. Missing just one game because of a knee injury, he led the club in kicks (365), disposals (571),  clearances (118) and contested possessions (259).

Player honours: 2nd Brownlow Medal 2012 (equal); best and fairest 2011, 2012; All-Australian 2012; NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2008; captain since 2012. Brownlow Medal: 2013 votes 19; career votes 65.

Draft history: 2007 AFL Draft 1st round selection (Richmond) No. 2 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 16
    • Kicks 15.1
    • Handballs 11.1
    • Disposals 26.1
    • Marks 3.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 3.2
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 93.7

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 23 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Handballs 16 St Kilda Rd 16
Disposals 37 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Marks 6 GWS Giants Rd 14
Hit-outs 1 GWS Giants Rd 14
Tackles 7 GWS Giants Rd 14
Goals 2 Carlton Rd 15
AFL Fantasy 145 GWS Giants Rd 14

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 78 - 105 6 11 17 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 54
2 Western Bulldogs L 66 - 85 23 11 34 4 0 6 2 2 0 0 111
3 Brisbane Lions W 58 - 137 23 14 37 4 0 2 2 2 1 0 119
4 Melbourne L 51 - 83 13 11 24 2 1 4 0 3 0 1 85
5 Geelong Cats L 76 - 85 14 15 29 2 0 2 2 3 1 2 94
6 North Melbourne L 109 - 74 16 12 28 2 1 3 3 2 0 0 81
7 Collingwood W 105 - 100 21 11 32 6 0 3 0 3 2 1 131
8 Port Adelaide W 43 - 76 14 3 17 1 0 1 4 4 0 0 56
9 Essendon W 72 - 59 14 10 24 6 0 4 0 3 2 0 108
10 Fremantle W 70 - 97 13 12 25 3 0 1 1 6 0 1 95
12 West Coast Eagles L 70 - 90 12 8 20 3 0 3 1 2 1 0 75
13 Sydney Swans W 77 - 95 16 11 27 5 0 0 2 1 1 2 91
14 GWS Giants W 78 - 69 20 13 33 6 1 2 1 7 2 1 145
15 Carlton W 71 - 41 16 7 23 3 0 5 3 3 2 1 92
16 St Kilda W 73 - 89 8 16 24 3 0 1 1 5 0 0 83
17 Fremantle L 78 - 82 12 12 24 2 0 2 3 5 0 1 80
18 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 10 - L: 6 241 177 418 55 3 39 25 52 12 11 1500

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 147
    • Kicks 14.5
    • Handballs 9.1
    • Disposals 23.6
    • Marks 3.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.3
    • Tackles 3.5
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 90.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 26 Fremantle Rd 17, 2013
Handballs 21 Brisbane Lions Rd 16, 2014
Disposals 38 Gold Coast Suns Rd 1, 2014
Marks 10 Essendon Rd 22, 2012
Hit-outs 3 Sydney Swans Rd 12, 2011
Tackles 10 Adelaide Crows Rd 21, 2014
Goals 5 St Kilda Rd 15, 2014
AFL Fantasy 152 Western Bulldogs Rd 20, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Richmond 241 177 418 55 3 39 25 52 12 11 1500
2014 Richmond 360 237 597 80 4 40 22 95 18 11 2271
2013 Richmond 365 206 571 86 0 46 22 75 6 9 2090
2012 Richmond 372 234 606 92 2 51 16 107 21 16 2435
2011 Richmond 372 158 530 80 11 35 25 73 18 18 2061
2010 Richmond 202 130 332 40 12 31 21 66 4 6 1260
2009 Richmond 86 91 177 40 6 17 4 21 3 2 675
2008 Richmond 134 112 246 73 2 12 6 32 9 5 1028

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

Awards

AFL Awards

Leigh Matthews Trophy Winner (AFL Coaches Association Best Player)
2012

Club Awards

Jack Dyer Medal winner
2011, 2012

Q&A

Sportsperson (other than AFL) you love watching the most:  Roger Federer

Coach's favourite saying:  Sun comes up tomorrow

Coach's pet:  Jake King and me

Favourite footy commentator:  Matthew Richardson and Bruce McAvaney

Chose autograph did you get as a kid?  Garry Hocking

Describe your perfect day off:  Breakfast at a local café, massage, lunch with mates and girlfriend

Who inspires you? Mum and Dad

Best advice received:  Surround yourself with good people

What scares you most:  Natural disasters, Dustin Martin

If you weren’t a footballer, what would you like to be:  Property developer

First job held:  Washing speed boats

The person you would most like to meet: -

Three things you would like to do after your footy career: 
Holiday, run my own business, enjoy family time

Greatest non-football achievement:  Finishing year 12

How would your best friend describe you? Nice, caring, supportive

One thing you can’t eat:  Pasta

What domestic chore do you refuse to do?  Clean the shower

Which event would you prefer to attend, the Olympics or World Cup?  Neither

Favourite Australian personality:  Brendon Lade

iPhone, Blackberry or Android:  Any, as long as the service provider works

Best book read:  Lance Armstrong’s

Favourite TV show:  Winners and Losers

Favourite band/musical artist: -

Favourite movie: -