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Fit Hawks ready to ramp things up

WITH little issue on the injury front, Hawthorn is ready to attack its opening NAB Challenge game against Collingwood in Tasmania on Thursday night.

8:36am  Feb 23, 2015

2014 Review: Liam Shiels

He’s a quiet achiever who sneaks under the radar, we review the outstanding season of Liam Shiels in 2014.

3:33pm  Nov 6, 2014

Langford emergence frees up Shiels

WILL Langford's remarkable rise in the last two months has freed up midfield teammate Liam Shiels to play a more attacking role this finals series.

3:00pm  Sep 24, 2014

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Liam
Shiels

Height
183 cm
DOB
29-04-1991
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2009
Games
2015
17
Career
119
Goals
2015
12
Career
42
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1701
Avg
100
LiamShiels

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs:
Clubs: -
Debut: AFL 2009
Recruited from: The Basin FC/Eastern Ranges
Brownlow Votes: -

What Shiels lacks in profile, he makes up for in impact. The dual premiership midfielder led the Hawks in tackles and inside 50s and demonstrated his toughness by preparing for and playing the Grand Final with a broken nose. Super fit, he has evolved from his primary run-with role to being an attacking midfielder in his own right and the next step in his football is to take on more of a leadership role at Hawthorn, where he is openly touted as a future captain.

Draft history: 2008 NAB AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Hawthorn) No. 34 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 17
    • Kicks 11.0
    • Handballs 11.1
    • Disposals 22.1
    • Marks 3.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 7.8
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 100.1

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Gold Coast Suns Rd 9
Handballs 22 Brisbane Lions Rd 22
Disposals 34 Brisbane Lions Rd 22
Marks 7 Geelong Cats Rd 20
Hit-outs 1 Richmond Rd 18
Tackles 17 West Coast Eagles Rd 19
Goals 2 Collingwood Rd 14
AFL Fantasy 154 Gold Coast Suns Rd 9

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats W 123 - 61 7 4 11 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 39
2 Essendon L 78 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Western Bulldogs W 127 - 57 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Port Adelaide L 99 - 91 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 North Melbourne W 70 - 130 9 10 19 3 0 1 0 5 0 0 77
6 GWS Giants L 108 - 98 9 9 18 2 0 2 2 8 1 1 86
7 Melbourne W 155 - 50 12 14 26 2 1 1 1 13 0 0 121
8 Sydney Swans L 69 - 73 11 7 18 5 0 0 2 8 0 0 88
9 Gold Coast Suns W 93 - 40 16 12 28 6 1 2 1 14 1 2 154
10 St Kilda W 69 - 132 10 6 16 3 0 1 2 5 2 2 80
12 Adelaide Crows W 85 - 114 15 10 25 5 0 1 0 8 1 1 120
13 Essendon W 114 - 76 11 17 28 7 0 0 0 6 0 0 112
14 Collingwood W 91 - 101 15 14 29 4 0 0 1 6 2 0 118
15 Fremantle W 115 - 43 14 14 28 3 0 1 0 8 0 0 112
16 Sydney Swans W 57 - 146 6 11 17 3 0 1 1 7 1 0 81
17 Carlton W 35 - 173 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Richmond L 53 - 71 10 9 19 2 1 1 0 8 0 0 88
19 West Coast Eagles W 74 - 88 13 8 21 1 0 1 1 17 1 0 130
20 Geelong Cats W 85 - 121 10 15 25 7 0 1 2 11 1 0 126
21 Port Adelaide L 86 - 108 7 8 15 2 0 1 3 4 1 0 57
22 Brisbane Lions W 134 - 62 12 22 34 4 0 0 0 4 1 0 114
23 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 15 - L: 6 187 189 376 62 3 14 17 133 12 6 1701

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 119
    • Kicks 11.2
    • Handballs 8.2
    • Disposals 19.4
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 5.4
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 84.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Collingwood Rd 3, 2013
Handballs 22 Brisbane Lions Rd 22, 2015
Disposals 35 Geelong Cats Rd 12, 2011
Marks 11 St Kilda Rd 6, 2012
Hit-outs 2 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4, 2014
Tackles 17 West Coast Eagles Rd 19, 2015
Goals 3 Essendon Rd 14, 2011
AFL Fantasy 154 Gold Coast Suns Rd 9, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Hawthorn 187 189 376 62 3 14 17 133 12 6 1701
2014 Hawthorn 292 184 476 79 5 20 31 129 8 11 1988
2013 Hawthorn 164 96 260 61 0 13 10 54 3 8 1092
2012 Hawthorn 243 177 420 74 3 13 16 106 7 7 1746
2011 Hawthorn 344 221 565 138 11 32 31 150 11 14 2518
2010 Hawthorn 37 27 64 25 0 3 9 26 0 0 320
2009 Hawthorn 65 85 150 25 2 7 9 49 1 3 627

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: 64 games, 19 goals