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Second quarter lapse costly, says Shiels

Hawthorn midfielder Liam Shiels says a second quarter lapse proved costly against Sydney Swans.

10:15am  May 21, 2016

Shiels: I just wanted to bring pressure

Hawthorn midfielder Liam Shiels says his focus going into the Richmond game was bringing pressure.

2:30pm  May 7, 2016

We'll be up for Giant fight, says Shiels

Hawthorn will be ready for the challenge against GWS Giants on Saturday, says midfielder Liam Shiels.

11:00am  Apr 27, 2016

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R9 Liam Shiels post match

10:57pm  May 20, 2016

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Liam
Shiels

Height
183 cm
DOB
29-04-1991
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2009
Games
2016
13
Career
137
Goals
2016
2
Career
45
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1106
Avg
85
LiamShiels

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Club: The Basin (VIC)
Clubs: -
Debut: 2009
Recruited from: Eastern U18
Brownlow votes: 13

Player Sponsorship

Platinum
Carida Miller & Keith Barnard

Gold
Ron & Linda Sankey

Silver
Smith McCarthy Wilson

A three-time premiership player who barely turns heads outside the club, Shiels ranked first at Hawthorn for tackles (162) and third for clearances (83) in 2015 and continued to earn rave reviews for his fitness, hardness and leadership. The Hawks don’t tag a great deal, but Shiels is often the first turned to when an opposition playmaker needs to be shut down. He has the tank and the weapons to be an important attacking element in the Hawthorn midfield. Look for him to become a part of the leadership group in the near future.

Player honours: International Rules Series 2011; premiership sides 2013, 2014, 2015.
Brownlow Medal: 2015 votes 5; career votes 13.
Draft history: 2008 NAB AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Hawthorn) No. 34 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 13
    • Kicks 10.5
    • Handballs 6.9
    • Disposals 17.4
    • Marks 2.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 8.6
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 85.1

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Sydney Swans Rd 9
Handballs 12 Essendon Rd 12
Disposals 26 Sydney Swans Rd 9
Marks 7 Essendon Rd 12
Hit-outs 1 Gold Coast Suns Rd 14
Tackles 16 Richmond Rd 7
Goals 1 Essendon Rd 12
AFL Fantasy 116 Essendon Rd 12

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 116 - 86 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 West Coast Eagles W 99 - 53 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Western Bulldogs W 90 - 93 10 8 18 4 0 1 1 4 0 2 74
4 St Kilda W 87 - 84 13 2 15 3 0 0 2 6 0 0 70
5 Adelaide Crows W 112 - 109 10 9 19 0 0 1 1 12 0 1 95
6 GWS Giants L 158 - 83 6 12 18 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 63
7 Richmond W 90 - 136 11 5 16 1 1 0 2 16 1 0 111
8 Fremantle W 116 - 75 6 9 15 2 0 2 0 15 0 1 105
9 Sydney Swans L 55 - 69 20 6 26 3 0 2 0 7 0 0 111
10 Brisbane Lions W 87 - 135 9 7 16 4 0 1 2 9 0 0 84
11 Melbourne W 82 - 64 11 5 16 1 0 0 1 11 0 0 87
12 Essendon W 43 - 151 13 12 25 7 0 1 0 6 1 1 116
13 North Melbourne W 84 - 93 11 1 12 0 0 0 3 11 0 0 70
14 Gold Coast Suns W 86 - 60 10 8 18 2 1 0 1 8 0 0 82
16 Port Adelaide W 79 - 101 6 6 12 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 38
17 Sydney Swans W 70 - 75 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Richmond W 101 - 44 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
21 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
22 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 14 - L: 3 136 90 226 30 2 9 16 112 2 5 1106

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 137
    • Kicks 11.2
    • Handballs 8.1
    • Disposals 19.2
    • Marks 3.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 5.8
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 84.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Sydney Swans Rd 9, 2016
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
2016 Hawthorn 136 90 226 30 2 9 16 112 2 5 1106
2015 Hawthorn 248 228 476 79 3 19 22 162 13 9 2128
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

Milestones:
50 games – Round 10 vs North Melbourne, 2-Jun-2012
100 games – Qualifying Final vs Geelong, 5-Sep-2014

AFL Awards:
Premiership side: 2013, 2014, 2015
International Rules Series: 2011

Club Awards:
Best First Year – 2009 
Most Improved – 2011

Brownlow Votes: 13