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Captain Cotchin all class

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin polled the most votes in the AFL Coaches Association’s Player of the Year award for the Round 7 match against Collingwood at the MCG.

3:16pm  May 19, 2015

Cotchin support for Tiger debutant

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin has provided encouragement to young teammate Nathan Drummond, who suffered a serious knee injury on senior debut for the Tigers in last Friday night’s loss to Melbourne.

3:28pm  Apr 27, 2015

Tigers determined to bounce back

Richmond captain Trent Cotchin says the team needs to move on quickly from last Friday night’s loss to Melbourne, if it is to get its season back on track against Geelong this Saturday.

1:37pm  Apr 27, 2015

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Cotchin on SEN, May 26th

9:10am  May 26, 2015

Round 7: Cotchin's captain's goal

5:35pm  May 17, 2015

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Trent
Cotchin

Captain

Height
185 cm
DOB
07-04-1990
Weight
85 kg
Debut
2008
Games
2015
8
Career
139
Goals
2015
4
Career
83
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
731
Avg
91
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 8
    • Kicks 16.2
    • Handballs 11.0
    • Disposals 27.2
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 2.5
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 91.4

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 23 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Handballs 15 Geelong Cats Rd 5
Disposals 37 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
Marks 6 Collingwood Rd 7
Hit-outs 1 North Melbourne Rd 6
Tackles 4 Port Adelaide Rd 8
Goals 2 Collingwood Rd 7
AFL Fantasy 131 Collingwood Rd 7

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 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
12 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
14 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
16 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 4 130 88 218 24 2 21 13 20 4 5 731

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 139
    • Kicks 14.4
    • Handballs 9.0
    • Disposals 23.4
    • Marks 3.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.3
    • Tackles 3.5
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 89.7

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 130 88 218 24 2 21 13 20 4 5 731
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: -