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1:38pm  Jun 28, 2019

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Noah
Balta

Height
194 cm
DOB
23-10-1999
Weight
100 kg
Debut
2019
Games
2019
12
Career
12
Goals
2019
6
Career
6
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
589
Avg
49
NoahBalta

Player Bio

The athletic tall spent time at both ends of the ground in the VFL after starting 2018 as a forward.

Was good in attack, showed he can read the play well as a defender and also impressed as a pinch-hitting ruckman late in the year.Has contested marking strength, offers versatility and can cover the ground well.

Will spend the summer with the forwards, with a 2019 AFL debut a realistic goal.

Draft history: 2017 NAB AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Richmond) No. 25 overall. 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 12
    • Kicks 7.0
    • Handballs 2.7
    • Disposals 9.7
    • Marks 2.5
    • Hit-Outs 6.8
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 49.1

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Essendon Rd 10
Handballs 7 Adelaide Crows Rd 13
Disposals 18 Essendon Rd 10
Marks 6 Hawthorn Rd 9
Hit-outs 12 Essendon Rd 10
Tackles 5 Essendon Rd 10
Goals 2 Sydney Swans Rd 5
AFL Fantasy 83 Essendon Rd 10

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Carlton W 64 - 97 5 0 5 2 6 1 3 1 1 0 29
2 Collingwood L 66 - 110 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 GWS Giants L 125 - 76 3 2 5 0 8 1 2 2 0 0 24
4 Port Adelaide W 92 - 99 5 5 10 3 5 1 2 0 0 1 35
5 Sydney Swans W 89 - 67 8 1 9 3 4 0 1 1 2 0 52
6 Melbourne W 85 - 42 4 2 6 1 7 0 4 5 0 0 34
7 Western Bulldogs L 99 - 52 10 1 11 5 5 2 2 2 1 0 62
8 Fremantle W 86 - 111 10 3 13 2 12 1 0 2 1 0 69
9 Hawthorn W 95 - 59 10 4 14 6 6 1 1 3 1 1 79
10 Essendon W 73 - 50 14 4 18 2 12 3 3 5 0 1 83
11 North Melbourne L 99 - 62 8 3 11 2 7 2 1 2 0 0 50
12 Geelong Cats L 37 - 104 7 0 7 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 35
13 Adelaide Crows L 101 - 68 0 7 7 0 9 1 1 4 0 0 37
15 St Kilda W 70 - 103 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Gold Coast Suns W 58 - 150 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 GWS Giants W 94 - 67 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Port Adelaide W 101 - 63 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
22 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 11 - L: 6 84 32 116 30 81 14 21 28 6 3 589

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 12
    • Kicks 7.0
    • Handballs 2.7
    • Disposals 9.7
    • Marks 2.5
    • Hit-Outs 6.8
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 49.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Essendon Rd 10, 2019
Handballs 7 Adelaide Crows Rd 13, 2019
Disposals 18 Essendon Rd 10, 2019
Marks 6 Hawthorn Rd 9, 2019
Hit-outs 12 Essendon Rd 10, 2019
Tackles 5 Essendon Rd 10, 2019
Goals 2 Sydney Swans Rd 5, 2019
AFL Fantasy 83 Essendon Rd 10, 2019

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Richmond 84 32 116 30 81 14 21 28 6 3 589

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