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Gunston has faith in 'explosive' Rioli

HAWTHORN star Cyril Rioli could make an explosive return if he's passed fit to face Port Adelaide in Saturday's preliminary final at the MCG, teammate Jack Gunston says.

10:52am  Sep 15, 2014

Finals footy about seizing your moment: Gunston

CAPITALISING on your opportunities is critical in tight finals according to Hawthorn forward Jack Gunston.

3:45pm  Sep 9, 2014

Hawk forwards three of a kind

HAWTHORN will enter the finals series as the most potent side in the competition with three of its forwards having kicked 50 or more goals during the home and away season.

1:15pm  Aug 30, 2014

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PF: Jack Gunston press conference

10:35am  Sep 15, 2014

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3:30pm  Sep 12, 2014

QF: Gunston in the rooms

5:06pm  Sep 9, 2014

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Jack
Gunston

Height
193 cm
DOB
16-10-1991
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2010
Games
2014
22
Career
78
Goals
2014
56
Career
161
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1822
Avg
83
JackGunston

Player Bio

AT A Glance

Junior Clubs: Sandringham Dragons
Clubs:-
Debut: AFL 2010 ( Hawthorn 2012 )
Recruited from: Sandringham U18/Adelaide
Brownlow Votes:-

Gunston’s talent had been clear to all for some time, but he announced himself as a genuine star with a brilliant 2013 finals series. The former Crow booted 11 goals in three finals, including four in the premiership decider, missing out on the Norm Smith Medal by just one vote. He was compensated with Hawthorn’s best finals player award and equal eighth place in the best and fairest. Finishing the year with 46 goals, Gunston will become even more important this season given Lance Franklin’s departure. He boasts a sure pair of hands, impressive agility and endurance for his height, and one of the most reliable set-shot routines in the AFL.

Draft history: 2009 NAB AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Adelaide) no. 29 overall; 2011 NAb AFL Draft traded by Adelaide for selection no. 24, no. 46 and no. 64.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 10.3
    • Handballs 5.7
    • Disposals 16.0
    • Marks 6.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 2.5
    • AFL Fantasy 82.8

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4
Handballs 13 St Kilda Rd 7
Disposals 25 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4
Marks 10 Port Adelaide Rd 10
Hit-outs 1 Gold Coast Suns Rd 15
Tackles 6 GWS Giants Rd 11
Goals 6 North Melbourne Rd 16
AFL Fantasy 138 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Brisbane Lions W 139 - 91 12 2 14 8 0 1 0 3 2 3 92
2 Essendon W 86 - 90 11 0 11 8 0 0 2 3 1 2 71
3 Fremantle W 137 - 79 12 7 19 7 0 1 0 1 2 0 88
4 Gold Coast Suns W 49 - 148 19 6 25 10 0 1 0 2 5 0 138
5 Geelong Cats L 106 - 87 10 5 15 9 0 0 1 2 3 2 92
6 Richmond W 52 - 118 8 7 15 4 0 2 0 2 2 0 72
7 St Kilda W 175 - 30 11 13 24 8 0 0 0 1 4 2 113
8 Sydney Swans L 107 - 88 8 3 11 3 0 2 0 1 0 2 47
10 Port Adelaide L 100 - 86 12 4 16 10 0 0 1 1 3 1 94
11 GWS Giants W 94 - 87 9 2 11 4 0 2 1 6 4 0 90
12 West Coast Eagles W 123 - 79 8 5 13 3 0 2 1 1 3 2 66
13 Carlton W 90 - 118 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Collingwood W 115 - 86 10 8 18 9 0 2 1 0 1 1 79
15 Gold Coast Suns W 116 - 63 12 6 18 4 1 1 1 2 0 1 68
16 North Melbourne L 108 - 88 13 8 21 7 0 2 0 1 6 1 119
17 Adelaide Crows W 92 - 104 8 9 17 5 0 0 1 0 4 1 79
18 Sydney Swans W 104 - 94 6 7 13 2 0 0 3 4 1 2 53
19 Western Bulldogs W 107 - 45 7 6 13 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 61
20 Melbourne W 115 - 65 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Fremantle L 110 - 91 7 5 12 3 0 0 1 2 1 2 53
22 Geelong Cats W 94 - 71 9 4 13 4 0 2 1 1 1 0 56
23 Collingwood W 56 - 121 15 8 23 9 0 0 1 2 5 1 124
FW1 Geelong Cats W 104 - 68 11 3 14 7 0 0 0 3 3 1 91
PF Port Adelaide W 97 - 94 9 7 16 6 0 1 0 1 2 0 76
GF Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 19 - L: 5 227 125 352 132 1 19 15 40 56 24 1822

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 78
    • Kicks 8.9
    • Handballs 4.9
    • Disposals 13.8
    • Marks 5.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.9
    • Goals 2.1
    • AFL Fantasy 72.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4, 2014
Handballs 13 St Kilda Rd 7, 2014
Disposals 25 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4, 2014
Marks 11 Gold Coast Suns Rd 9, 2013
Hit-outs 1 Gold Coast Suns Rd 15, 2014
Tackles 6 GWS Giants Rd 11, 2014
Goals 6 North Melbourne Rd 16, 2014
AFL Fantasy 138 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4, 2014

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 Hawthorn 227 125 352 132 1 19 15 40 56 24 1822
2013 Hawthorn 228 127 355 128 1 11 7 57 46 17 1834
2012 Hawthorn 139 87 226 78 0 15 11 29 39 22 1179
2011 Adelaide Crows 90 39 129 60 0 8 3 21 19 11 736
2010 Adelaide Crows 11 5 16 5 0 2 1 4 1 0 79

Legend

K
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H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
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AFL Fantasy points

Milestones

AFL Hawthorn: 33 Games, 59 Goals