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Matthew
Suckling

Height
187 cm
DOB
25-07-1988
Weight
86 kg
Debut
2009
Games
2014
4
Career
58
Goals
2014
6
Career
30
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
375
Avg
94
MatthewSuckling

Player Bio

At a Glance

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

After playing every game in 2012, Suckling failed to reach the starting line in 2013, rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during the NAB Cup. The piercing left-footer spent the year rehabilitating the injury and should be set for a comeback early in 2014. When fit, Suckling is an attacking weapon for the Hawks from half-back and his expected return will offset the loss of the retired Brent Guerra.

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

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 4
    • Kicks 16.2
    • Handballs 7.7
    • Disposals 24.0
    • Marks 5.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.5
    • Goals 1.5
    • AFL Fantasy 93.7

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 Fremantle Rd 3
Handballs 12 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4
Disposals 30 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4
Marks 8 Fremantle Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 2 Fremantle Rd 3
Goals 2 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4
AFL Fantasy 117 Fremantle Rd 3

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Brisbane Lions W 139 - 91 14 4 18 8 0 0 1 2 1 0 85
2 Essendon W 86 - 90 12 6 18 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 67
3 Fremantle W 137 - 79 21 9 30 8 0 0 1 2 1 1 117
4 Gold Coast Suns W 49 - 148 18 12 30 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 106
5 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
7 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
11 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
12 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
16 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 0 65 31 96 21 0 0 2 6 6 1 375

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 58
    • Kicks 13.7
    • Handballs 6.5
    • Disposals 20.2
    • Marks 5.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 79.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 24 Port Adelaide Rd 21, 2011
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
2014 Hawthorn 65 31 96 21 0 0 2 6 6 1 375
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