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James
Worpel

Height
185 cm
DOB
24-01-1999
Weight
85 kg
Debut
-
Games
2019
9
Career
20
Goals
2019
3
Career
8
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
806
Avg
90
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 9
    • Kicks 12.1
    • Handballs 12.4
    • Disposals 24.6
    • Marks 3.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.8
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 89.6

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Adelaide Crows Rd 1
Handballs 19 North Melbourne Rd 3
Disposals 27 North Melbourne Rd 3
Marks 6 Richmond Rd 9
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 Carlton Rd 6
Goals 2 Adelaide Crows Rd 1
AFL Fantasy 107 Richmond Rd 9

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 2 0 0 1 60
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 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
15 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
20 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
21 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
23 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 5 109 112 221 32 0 7 14 43 3 4 806

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 20
    • Kicks 10.2
    • Handballs 10.5
    • Disposals 20.7
    • Marks 2.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.3
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 76.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Adelaide Crows Rd 1, 2019
Handballs 20 Carlton Rd 18, 2018
Disposals 32 Carlton Rd 18, 2018
Marks 6 Richmond Rd 9, 2019
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 Carlton Rd 6, 2019
Goals 2 Adelaide Crows Rd 1, 2019
AFL Fantasy 107 Richmond Rd 9, 2019

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Hawthorn 109 112 221 32 0 7 14 43 3 4 806
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.