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Suckling to depart for Dogs

Hawthorn can confirm unrestricted free agent Matt Suckling has agreed to terms with Western Bulldogs and will leave the Hawks under free agency rules.

7:20pm  Oct 10, 2015

Winning second flag surreal, says Suckling

For Hawthorn's Matt Suckling, winning a second premiership was a surreal feeling.

4:00pm  Oct 8, 2015

Suckling hoping to taste success again

Hawthorn's Matt Suckling hopes the team can produce its best in Saturday's AFL Grand Final against West Coast Eagles.

6:30pm  Sep 30, 2015

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Matthew
Suckling

Height
187 cm
DOB
25-07-1988
Weight
80 kg
Debut
2009
Games
2015
25
Career
102
Goals
2015
15
Career
51
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1966
Avg
79
MatthewSuckling

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs:
Clubs:
Debut: AFL 2009
Recruited from: Wagga Tigers (NSW)
Brownlow Votes: -

One of the motivating forces at Hawthorn in 2014 was to win the premiership for Suckling, a popular teammate who missed out in 2013 because of a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament. The piercing left-footer was an important attacking weapon for the Hawks all season and recovered from a minor knee injury on the eve of the finals to play a key role in the preliminary final and Grand Final.

Draft history:
2007 Rookie Draft selection (Hawthorn) No. 22; 2009 Rookie Draft selection (Hawthorn) No. 79; 2009 NAB AFL Draft rookie elevation (Hawthorn) selection No. 70.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 25
    • Kicks 12.9
    • Handballs 6.4
    • Disposals 19.3
    • Marks 5.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 78.6

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 Fremantle Rd 15
Handballs 12 Gold Coast Suns Rd 9
Disposals 28 Gold Coast Suns Rd 9
Marks 11 Fremantle Rd 15
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Port Adelaide Rd 21
Goals 2 Fremantle PF
AFL Fantasy 112 Fremantle Rd 15

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats W 123 - 61 14 5 19 5 0 0 3 2 0 2 68
2 Essendon L 78 - 76 16 9 25 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 94
3 Western Bulldogs W 127 - 57 16 9 25 7 0 0 1 4 0 0 100
4 Port Adelaide L 99 - 91 14 10 24 7 0 0 2 1 0 0 81
5 North Melbourne W 70 - 130 13 11 24 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 87
6 GWS Giants L 108 - 98 13 10 23 7 0 0 1 3 0 0 89
7 Melbourne W 155 - 50 10 8 18 4 0 1 0 2 1 1 74
8 Sydney Swans L 69 - 73 9 2 11 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 56
9 Gold Coast Suns W 93 - 40 16 12 28 6 0 0 1 1 1 0 97
10 St Kilda W 69 - 132 12 6 18 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 63
12 Adelaide Crows W 85 - 114 16 6 22 4 0 0 0 4 1 2 96
13 Essendon W 114 - 76 11 7 18 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 66
14 Collingwood W 91 - 101 5 2 7 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 39
15 Fremantle W 115 - 43 18 6 24 11 0 0 0 3 0 1 112
16 Sydney Swans W 57 - 146 14 7 21 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 72
17 Carlton W 35 - 173 17 10 27 8 0 2 0 2 0 0 105
18 Richmond L 53 - 71 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 West Coast Eagles W 74 - 88 12 5 17 5 0 0 2 2 0 0 63
20 Geelong Cats W 85 - 121 14 6 20 6 0 1 1 1 0 1 75
21 Port Adelaide L 86 - 108 9 2 11 4 0 1 0 4 2 1 73
22 Brisbane Lions W 134 - 62 10 6 16 7 0 0 0 2 2 0 83
23 Carlton W 113 - 56 14 10 24 8 0 0 1 2 0 0 91
W1 West Coast Eagles L 96 - 64 14 1 15 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 55
SF Adelaide Crows W 135 - 61 16 3 19 9 0 0 0 1 1 1 92
PF Fremantle W 67 - 94 15 4 19 6 0 2 0 1 2 0 89
GF West Coast Eagles W 107 - 61 5 3 8 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 46
TOTAL W: 19 - L: 7 323 160 483 143 0 10 13 43 15 15 1966

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 102
    • Kicks 13.3
    • Handballs 6.7
    • Disposals 20.0
    • Marks 5.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.6
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 78.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 24 St Kilda Rd 7, 2014
Handballs 14 Sydney Swans Rd 5, 2012
Disposals 35 GWS Giants Rd 15, 2012
Marks 15 Western Bulldogs Rd 10, 2011
Hit-outs 1 Fremantle Rd 8, 2012
Tackles 5 Brisbane Lions Rd 12, 2012
Goals 4 Essendon Rd 18, 2012
AFL Fantasy 141 Melbourne Rd 2, 2011

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Hawthorn 323 160 483 143 0 10 13 43 15 15 1966
2014 Hawthorn 306 173 479 113 0 8 18 32 12 8 1765
2013 Hawthorn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Hawthorn 333 166 499 140 2 13 10 40 16 11 2003
2011 Hawthorn 351 140 491 138 0 9 19 45 8 11 1938
2010 Hawthorn 42 31 73 16 0 1 2 6 0 1 256
2009 Hawthorn 5 9 14 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 36

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: 54 games, 24 goals