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Prestia prospers

Dion Prestia is thriving on the extra responsibility that’s been placed on him in the Richmond midfield through the absence of captain Trent Cotchin.

12:24pm  Apr 26, 2019

Top trio teammates again

Talented Tiger trio Dion Prestia, Josh Caddy and Tom Lynch will play together in the same side for the first time since 2012, when Richmond takes on Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval this Saturday.

3:53pm  Apr 12, 2019

Prestia pumped for 2019

With his first full pre-season in four years under his belt, Dion Prestia is going full steam ahead towards round one.

7:22am  Feb 6, 2019

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Prestia ahead of JLT

10:53am  Mar 2, 2019

Prestia pumped for 2019

10:15am  Feb 5, 2019

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Dion
Prestia

Height
175 cm
DOB
12-10-1992
Weight
82 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2019
10
Career
140
Goals
2019
2
Career
46
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
918
Avg
92
DionPrestia

Player Bio

The importance of the man they call ‘Meatball’ was evident at times last season when he was sidelined with soft-tissue injuries.

Despite a limited pre-season costing him the first three games, followed by a mid-season calf injury causing a second body breakdown, he got himself right as finals approached.

The hard-bodied midfielder adds both silk and grunt at the stoppages and allows Dustin Martin in particular to spend
more time forward.

Playing honours: Gold Coast 2nd best and fairest 2013;
Gold Coast 3rd best and fairest 2014; premiership side 2017.
Brownlow Medal: 2018 votes 3; career votes 31.
Previous AFL club: Gold Coast (2011-16: 95 games, 30 goals).
Draft history: 2010 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Gold Coast) No. 9 overall; 2016 NAB AFL Draft traded by Gold Coast for No. 7 (Jack Scrimshaw), 2017 2nd round selection (Tim Kelly). 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 10
    • Kicks 14.1
    • Handballs 11.0
    • Disposals 25.1
    • Marks 3.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.6
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 91.8

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 GWS Giants Rd 3
Handballs 16 Melbourne Rd 6
Disposals 33 GWS Giants Rd 3
Marks 6 Hawthorn Rd 9
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Carlton Rd 1
Goals 1 Essendon Rd 10
AFL Fantasy 118 GWS Giants Rd 3

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 64 - 97 10 10 20 1 0 3 0 7 0 0 84
2 Collingwood L 66 - 110 10 7 17 6 0 0 4 4 0 0 66
3 GWS Giants L 125 - 76 22 11 33 3 0 2 0 4 0 3 118
4 Port Adelaide W 92 - 99 11 9 20 2 0 3 2 4 1 0 76
5 Sydney Swans W 89 - 67 19 13 32 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 111
6 Melbourne W 85 - 42 14 16 30 3 0 3 2 6 0 1 105
7 Western Bulldogs L 99 - 52 10 12 22 1 0 1 1 4 0 1 72
8 Fremantle W 86 - 111 9 14 23 2 0 1 1 6 0 0 83
9 Hawthorn W 95 - 59 17 12 29 6 0 1 0 1 0 1 99
10 Essendon W 73 - 50 19 6 25 3 0 1 2 6 1 1 104
11 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
15 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
17 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
22 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 7 - L: 3 141 110 251 31 0 15 12 46 2 7 918

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 140
    • Kicks 12.4
    • Handballs 11.3
    • Disposals 23.7
    • Marks 3.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.3
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 87.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 26 Sydney Swans Rd 11, 2016
Handballs 20 Adelaide Crows Rd 9, 2016
Disposals 42 Adelaide Crows Rd 14, 2013
Marks 11 Geelong Cats Rd 14, 2014
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 12 Geelong Cats Rd 10, 2013
Goals 3 St Kilda Rd 18, 2018
AFL Fantasy 157 Adelaide Crows Rd 14, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Richmond 141 110 251 31 0 15 12 46 2 7 918
2018 Richmond 175 138 313 41 0 12 7 41 7 2 1123
2017 Richmond 259 252 511 62 0 16 14 93 7 12 1867
2016 Gold Coast Suns 172 191 363 34 0 17 14 75 4 2 1301
2015 Gold Coast Suns 110 107 217 16 0 5 5 38 4 5 763
2014 Gold Coast Suns 309 287 596 83 0 24 14 102 10 8 2208
2013 Gold Coast Suns 292 217 509 78 0 27 15 86 9 8 1932
2012 Gold Coast Suns 135 141 276 39 0 9 5 59 2 4 1050
2011 Gold Coast Suns 138 142 280 49 0 13 11 60 1 7 1078

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