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VFL: Hale kicks five in BOG performance

A BEST ON GROUND performance from David Hale steered Box Hill to a 22-point win over Coburg in the VFL on Sunday.

4:02pm  Jul 29, 2014

Hawk rucks flourish

THE HAWKS ruck stocks took a hit early this season, but the emergence of the David Hale-Jarryd Roughead combination has held the Hawks' ruck stocks in good stea

12:30pm  Jul 11, 2012

Mobile Hale an option

Utility David Hale has gone from one extreme to the other in season 2012 - from overlooked Dream Team forward to one of the best dual position players...

11:16am  Jun 15, 2012

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David
Hale

Height
201 cm
DOB
22-05-1984
Weight
102 kg
Debut
2003
Games
2014
22
Career
219
Goals
2014
22
Career
204
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1464
Avg
66
DavidHale

Player Bio

AT A Glance

Junior Clubs: Broadbeach (QLD)
Clubs: North Melbourne Football Club
Debut: AFL 2003 ( Hawthorn 2011 )
Recruited from: North Melbourne Football Club
Brownlow Votes:-

Hale was durable and reliable last season and took his game to a new level in the finals. With Max Bailey in the team, the former Kangaroo spent less time in the ruck, allowing him to add extra height to the Hawks’ forward set-up. He finished the season with 20 goals and averaged just under 17 hit-outs a game. With Bailey retired, he will team up with recruit Ben McEvoy in what should be an effective ruck/forward combination.

Draft history: 2001 National AFL Draft 1st round selection (North Melbourne) No. 7 overall; 2010 NAB AFL Draft traded by North Melbourne for No. 27 (Kieran Harper) and No. 71 (Ben Mabon).

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 4.6
    • Handballs 5.6
    • Disposals 10.2
    • Marks 3.5
    • Hit-Outs 16.4
    • Tackles 2.5
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 66.5

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 Collingwood Rd 23
Handballs 13 Western Bulldogs Rd 19
Disposals 19 Brisbane Lions Rd 1
Marks 8 Geelong Cats FW1
Hit-outs 24 Geelong Cats FW1
Tackles 6 Port Adelaide PF
Goals 3 Geelong Cats Rd 22
AFL Fantasy 98 Geelong Cats FW1

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Brisbane Lions W 139 - 91 8 11 19 6 18 1 1 1 0 1 85
2 Essendon W 86 - 90 4 2 6 1 20 2 2 3 1 1 54
3 Fremantle W 137 - 79 8 4 12 6 14 0 1 5 1 0 87
4 Gold Coast Suns W 49 - 148 4 3 7 1 15 2 0 1 1 1 49
5 Geelong Cats L 106 - 87 5 8 13 4 16 1 1 3 1 1 76
6 Richmond W 52 - 118 7 7 14 8 14 1 1 1 2 2 89
7 St Kilda W 175 - 30 4 3 7 5 15 1 1 1 2 0 62
8 Sydney Swans L 107 - 88 5 6 11 2 20 0 0 1 1 0 63
10 Port Adelaide L 100 - 86 2 4 6 1 14 0 0 4 0 1 48
11 GWS Giants W 94 - 87 2 3 5 0 13 1 1 1 0 1 28
12 West Coast Eagles W 123 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Carlton W 90 - 118 3 2 5 1 13 3 0 3 1 0 50
14 Collingwood W 115 - 86 4 5 9 3 13 0 2 0 0 0 38
15 Gold Coast Suns W 116 - 63 5 5 10 2 19 0 1 5 0 0 67
16 North Melbourne L 108 - 88 1 3 4 1 20 0 1 2 0 0 37
17 Adelaide Crows W 92 - 104 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Sydney Swans W 104 - 94 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Western Bulldogs W 107 - 45 2 13 15 4 17 1 1 2 1 0 73
20 Melbourne W 115 - 65 5 6 11 2 20 1 0 4 1 1 77
21 Fremantle L 110 - 91 6 3 9 6 13 1 1 2 2 1 74
22 Geelong Cats W 94 - 71 7 3 10 5 15 0 0 2 3 0 83
23 Collingwood W 56 - 121 8 6 14 6 16 0 1 1 2 1 84
FW1 Geelong Cats W 104 - 68 4 11 15 8 24 1 1 3 1 0 98
PF Port Adelaide W 97 - 94 5 10 15 2 21 2 1 6 1 0 91
GF Sydney Swans W 74 - 137 2 5 7 3 10 0 2 4 1 0 51
TOTAL W: 20 - L: 5 101 123 224 77 360 18 19 55 22 11 1464

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 219
    • Kicks 5.8
    • Handballs 4.9
    • Disposals 10.7
    • Marks 4.3
    • Hit-Outs 11.7
    • Tackles 1.9
    • Goals 0.9
    • AFL Fantasy 63.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Hawthorn Rd 21, 2006
Handballs 14 Western Bulldogs Rd 16, 2012
Disposals 23 Gold Coast Suns Rd 21, 2012
Marks 11 Essendon Rd 4, 2009
Hit-outs 40 North Melbourne Rd 10, 2012
Tackles 6 Port Adelaide PF, 2014
Goals 8 Geelong Cats Rd 21, 2008
AFL Fantasy 136 Gold Coast Suns Rd 21, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 Hawthorn 101 123 224 77 360 18 19 55 22 11 1464
2013 Hawthorn 139 174 313 98 405 24 38 60 20 26 1760
2012 Hawthorn 139 192 331 94 547 28 39 54 24 18 1919
2011 Hawthorn 115 125 240 98 273 23 33 41 19 15 1379
2010 North Melbourne 58 34 92 34 38 16 14 17 17 8 534
2009 North Melbourne 94 45 139 79 54 6 13 21 22 13 859
2008 North Melbourne 156 94 250 130 187 33 21 38 37 19 1596
2007 North Melbourne 122 99 221 87 166 21 22 39 14 11 1197
2006 North Melbourne 166 84 250 120 243 18 16 42 11 12 1485
2005 North Melbourne 132 76 208 86 224 32 7 46 14 2 1311
2004 North Melbourne 47 27 74 37 62 3 3 10 4 2 428
2003 North Melbourne 5 3 8 4 8 1 1 1 0 0 43

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

AFL Hawthorn: 173 Games, 162 Goals

Awards

Club Awards

North Melbourne Leading Goalkicker 
2008