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The second Hawk in one day, Big Boy has extended his contract to remain a Hawk.

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Ben McEvoy says the club isn't looking ahead to finals despite posting two wins on the trot.

1:27pm  Jul 3, 2017

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2:38pm  Jun 1, 2017

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Ben
McEvoy

Height
200 cm
DOB
11-07-1989
Weight
102 kg
Debut
2008
Games
2018
15
Career
183
Goals
2018
4
Career
74
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1267
Avg
84
BenMcEvoy

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Club: Dederang-Mt Beauty (VIC)
Clubs: St Kilda
Debut: 2008
Recruited from: St Kilda
Brownlow votes: 2

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The big ruckman enjoyed a superb 2017 season, the best of his four at Hawthorn and certainly the best of his AFL career. He carried the ruck burden alone, playing in all 22 games, and smashed his previous best average hit-outs (25.4) by almost seven a game. Only five ruckmen had more hit-outs. Blessed with a huge tank, he also pushed forward and kicked 14 goals, the most of his career, and proved to be one of Hawthorn’s more reliable kicks for goal. His work with the midfielders, particularly Tom Mitchell, was great to watch and he shapes as a real weapon for the Hawks in 2018. 

Player honours: Hawthorn 2nd best and fairest 2017; premiership sides 2014, 2015.

Brownlow Medal: 2017 votes 5; career votes 7.

Previous AFL club: St Kilda (2008-13: 91 games, 27 goals).

Draft history: 2007 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (St Kilda) No. 9 overall; 2013 NAB AFL Draft traded by St Kilda for Shane Savage and No. 18 (Luke Dunstan).

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 15
    • Kicks 4.7
    • Handballs 7.5
    • Disposals 12.2
    • Marks 3.5
    • Hit-Outs 29.3
    • Tackles 3.5
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 84.5

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 Port Adelaide Rd 11
Handballs 13 St Kilda Rd 6
Disposals 22 St Kilda Rd 6
Marks 7 Port Adelaide Rd 11
Hit-outs 43 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Tackles 8 Western Bulldogs Rd 16
Goals 2 Port Adelaide Rd 11
AFL Fantasy 116 Geelong Cats Rd 2

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Collingwood W 101 - 67 3 9 12 1 21 1 0 3 0 0 64
2 Geelong Cats W 117 - 118 6 10 16 5 43 2 0 3 1 0 116
3 Richmond L 102 - 89 7 4 11 5 39 2 1 0 0 1 83
4 Melbourne W 115 - 48 0 6 6 1 27 0 0 3 0 0 54
5 North Melbourne L 98 - 70 6 6 12 4 29 0 1 1 0 0 72
6 St Kilda W 89 - 54 9 13 22 5 25 2 0 3 0 0 107
7 Essendon W 67 - 90 5 6 11 3 27 3 0 2 0 1 75
8 Sydney Swans L 71 - 79 5 12 17 5 36 1 1 4 0 1 105
9 Brisbane Lions L 129 - 73 6 5 11 6 29 1 1 4 0 0 89
10 West Coast Eagles L 60 - 75 5 6 11 2 22 1 0 3 0 0 68
11 Port Adelaide W 64 - 61 9 6 15 7 22 1 2 2 2 0 97
13 Adelaide Crows W 88 - 32 2 8 10 2 30 2 0 4 0 0 76
14 Gold Coast Suns W 96 - 43 3 6 9 3 25 1 0 6 0 1 81
15 GWS Giants L 95 - 84 2 4 6 2 29 0 2 6 1 0 73
16 Western Bulldogs W 59 - 122 3 11 14 2 36 1 0 8 0 1 107
17 Brisbane Lions L 65 - 98 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
22 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 9 - L: 7 71 112 183 53 440 18 8 52 4 5 1267

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 183
    • Kicks 4.6
    • Handballs 7.0
    • Disposals 11.6
    • Marks 4.2
    • Hit-Outs 21.2
    • Tackles 3.1
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 76.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 Port Adelaide Rd 11, 2018
Handballs 18 Richmond Rd 6, 2014
Disposals 23 North Melbourne Rd 15, 2011
Marks 12 Adelaide Crows Rd 18, 2011
Hit-outs 53 GWS Giants Rd 16, 2017
Tackles 9 Western Bulldogs Rd 23, 2017
Goals 3 Brisbane Lions Rd 10, 2016
AFL Fantasy 139 Collingwood Rd 11, 2011

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Hawthorn 71 112 183 53 440 18 8 52 4 5 1267
2017 Hawthorn 110 164 274 88 712 24 12 76 14 1 2011
2016 Hawthorn 86 147 233 79 443 21 10 60 11 6 1535
2015 Hawthorn 83 127 210 80 371 16 11 62 12 1 1418
2014 Hawthorn 55 112 167 57 271 8 4 34 6 2 1001
2013 St Kilda 116 137 253 103 449 16 7 63 6 2 1665
2012 St Kilda 95 101 196 85 405 17 8 60 7 0 1422
2011 St Kilda 121 199 320 118 497 23 9 85 4 5 1977
2010 St Kilda 71 128 199 75 205 10 10 50 7 4 1125
2009 St Kilda 32 49 81 30 94 11 1 20 3 2 486
2008 St Kilda 5 1 6 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 32

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

Milestones

Milestones:
50 games – Round 22 vs Sydney, 21-Aug-2011
100 games – Round 18 vs Sydney, 26-Jul-2014

AFL Awards:
Premiership side: 2014, 2015

Club Awards:
Nil

Brownlow Votes: 2