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Cotchin leads by example

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin led the way for the Tigers in the AFLCA’s Player of the Year voting for the Round 3 clash with Adelaide at Etihad Stadium.

10:37am  Apr 12, 2016

Richo jumps to Cotchin’s defence

Richmond great Matthew Richardson has strongly defended the Tigers’ captain Trent Cotchin in the wake of criticism of his on-field leadership.

4:26pm  Apr 5, 2016

Hardwick confidence in Cotchin

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick has backed the Tigers’ captain Trent Cotchin to bounce back to his best form in the coming weeks.

9:57am  Mar 27, 2016

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Round 3: Cotchin crashes through

5:36pm  Apr 9, 2016

Cotchin on critics

2:38pm  Apr 7, 2016

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Trent
Cotchin

Captain

Height
185 cm
DOB
07-04-1990
Weight
85 kg
Debut
2008
Games
2016
6
Career
159
Goals
2016
1
Career
92
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
577
Avg
96
TrentCotchin

Player Bio

A major reason the Tigers pushed to the edge of the top four last year, the captain grew as a leader and was inspirational in some games.

One of the game’s top midfielders, he lifted his inside game and led the Tigers with 271 contested possessions and ranked No. 2 for clearances (112).

Player honours: 2nd Brownlow Medal 2012 (equal); best and fairest 2011, 2012, 2014; All-Australian 2012; AFLCA Player of the Year 2012; NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2008; captain since 2012.
Brownlow Medal: 2015 votes 17; career votes 100.
Draft history: 2007 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Richmond) No. 2 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 6
    • Kicks 14.8
    • Handballs 13.7
    • Disposals 28.5
    • Marks 2.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.7
    • Tackles 4.0
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 96.2

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 Collingwood Rd 2
Handballs 20 Collingwood Rd 2
Disposals 38 Collingwood Rd 2
Marks 7 Adelaide Crows Rd 3
Hit-outs 2 Collingwood Rd 2
Tackles 6 Melbourne Rd 5
Goals 1 Adelaide Crows Rd 3
AFL Fantasy 126 Adelaide Crows Rd 3

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 92 - 83 14 7 21 0 0 2 2 6 0 0 76
2 Collingwood L 87 - 86 18 20 38 4 2 0 1 0 0 2 107
3 Adelaide Crows L 92 - 128 15 17 32 7 0 2 2 6 1 0 126
4 West Coast Eagles L 125 - 57 15 14 29 3 1 7 1 4 0 1 104
5 Melbourne L 129 - 96 17 15 32 1 1 0 0 6 0 1 110
6 Port Adelaide L 59 - 94 10 9 19 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 57
7 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
11 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
19 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
22 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 1 - L: 5 89 82 171 15 4 12 7 24 1 4 577

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 159
    • Kicks 14.4
    • Handballs 9.3
    • Disposals 23.7
    • Marks 3.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.3
    • Tackles 3.6
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 90.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 26 Fremantle Rd 17, 2013
Handballs 21 Brisbane Lions Rd 16, 2014
Disposals 38 Collingwood Rd 2, 2016
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
2016 Richmond 89 82 171 15 4 12 7 24 1 4 577
2015 Richmond 313 227 540 71 3 51 29 74 12 13 1954
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: -