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James
Worpel

Height
185 cm
DOB
24-01-1999
Weight
85 kg
Debut
-
Games
2019
21
Career
32
Goals
2019
9
Career
14
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
2058
Avg
98
JamesWorpel

Player Bio

At a glance

Player sponsorship

Gold
Ollie Kysela and Matt Osmond
HFC Confreres

Silver
Commercial Systems Australia
Ranj Samrai

The tough young midfielder struggled initially when he was unveiled at AFL level between rounds six and nine, but was a different player when recalled later in the season. In consecutive weeks, he stepped around Michael Hurley to kick the sealer against Essendon and then spun out of an oncoming Joel Selwood shirtfront to set up a clutch goal against Geelong. Smart and creative with ball in hand, he shapes as a long-term prospect for the Hawks and is already a cult hero.

Player honours: NAB AFL Rising Star Nominee 2018.

Draft history: 2017 NAB AFL Draft 3rd round selection (Hawthorn) No. 45 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 21
    • Kicks 14.3
    • Handballs 12.5
    • Disposals 26.9
    • Marks 3.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 5.0
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 98.0

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 GWS Giants Rd 21
Handballs 19 North Melbourne Rd 3
Disposals 37 North Melbourne Rd 20
Marks 6 Essendon Rd 13
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 9 West Coast Eagles Rd 15
Goals 2 Gold Coast Suns Rd 22
AFL Fantasy 134 Gold Coast Suns Rd 22

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Adelaide Crows W 55 - 87 16 11 27 4 0 1 2 3 2 0 101
2 Western Bulldogs L 87 - 106 14 11 25 5 0 0 2 6 0 0 97
3 North Melbourne W 87 - 71 8 19 27 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 57
4 St Kilda L 74 - 69 15 10 25 4 0 1 1 4 0 1 92
5 Geelong Cats L 90 - 113 15 9 24 6 0 1 1 4 1 0 101
6 Carlton W 93 - 88 11 10 21 2 0 1 2 8 0 0 86
7 Melbourne L 79 - 74 11 13 24 2 0 1 1 6 0 1 88
8 GWS Giants W 71 - 38 8 14 22 2 0 1 2 5 0 1 74
9 Richmond L 95 - 59 11 15 26 6 0 1 1 7 0 0 107
10 Port Adelaide W 80 - 49 9 17 26 3 0 0 3 6 1 0 91
11 Brisbane Lions L 85 - 66 18 7 25 3 0 2 0 5 0 0 99
13 Essendon L 96 - 77 18 16 34 6 0 0 1 2 0 1 110
14 Sydney Swans L 82 - 63 7 12 19 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 72
15 West Coast Eagles L 71 - 77 15 8 23 0 0 1 0 9 1 1 105
16 Collingwood W 67 - 63 18 5 23 2 0 2 2 4 1 0 88
17 Fremantle W 84 - 53 21 12 33 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 118
18 Geelong Cats W 61 - 85 10 14 24 4 0 0 1 4 1 0 89
19 Brisbane Lions L 60 - 87 17 17 34 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 106
20 North Melbourne L 86 - 64 21 16 37 5 0 1 2 5 0 1 126
21 GWS Giants W 29 - 85 22 9 31 2 0 2 0 6 0 1 117
22 Gold Coast Suns W 118 - 48 16 18 34 3 0 4 1 7 2 0 134
23 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 10 - L: 11 301 263 564 70 0 19 26 104 9 8 2058

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 32
    • Kicks 12.4
    • Handballs 11.3
    • Disposals 23.7
    • Marks 2.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.6
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 87.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 GWS Giants Rd 21, 2019
Handballs 20 Carlton Rd 18, 2018
Disposals 37 North Melbourne Rd 20, 2019
Marks 6 Essendon Rd 13, 2019
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 9 West Coast Eagles Rd 15, 2019
Goals 2 Gold Coast Suns Rd 22, 2019
AFL Fantasy 134 Gold Coast Suns Rd 22, 2019

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Hawthorn 301 263 564 70 0 19 26 104 9 8 2058
2018 Hawthorn 95 98 193 23 0 8 12 43 5 5 729

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

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The tough young midfielder struggled initially when he was unveiled at AFL level between rounds six and nine, but was a different player when recalled later in the season. In consecutive weeks, he stepped around Michael Hurley to kick the sealer against Essendon and then spun out of an oncoming Joel Selwood shirtfront to set up a clutch goal against Geelong. Smart and creative with ball in hand, he shapes as a long-term prospect for the Hawks and is already a cult hero.

Player honours: NAB AFL Rising Star Nominee 2018.

Draft history: 2017 NAB AFL Draft 3rd round selection (Hawthorn) No. 45 overall.