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Connor
Blakely

Height
188 cm
DOB
02-03-1996
Weight
90 kg
Debut
2015
Games
2018
9
Career
42
Goals
2018
0
Career
2
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
827
Avg
92
ConnorBlakely

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior club: Bunbury (WA)
Recruited from: Swan Districts (WA)
Draft information: National Draft 2014 - pick 34
Debut: Round 23, 2015 v Port Adelaide
AFL clubs: Fremantle
Career Brownlow votes: 8

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2017 SUMMARY
The 21-year-old took his game to another level in 2017, holding his own in Fremantle’s midfield before starring in his move to half-back. Blakely polled Brownlow votes in five games before his season was cut short after dislocating his shoulder against GWS in round 19.

Season by Season

Season by Season

Played the bulk of the second half of the season for Freo, earning a NAB AFL Rising Star nomination in round 11. Won the prestigious Simpson Medal as the best on ground with 38 disposals in Peel’s Premiership win. 

The highly regarded midfielder was among Peel Thunder's best in 2015. Debuted in round 23 against Port Adelaide.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 9
    • Kicks 13.3
    • Handballs 10.7
    • Disposals 24.0
    • Marks 7.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 91.9

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 St Kilda Rd 8
Handballs 16 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
Disposals 35 St Kilda Rd 8
Marks 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 5
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Sydney Swans Rd 9
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 131 St Kilda Rd 8

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 110 - 60 11 6 17 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 63
2 Essendon W 106 - 90 19 11 30 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 119
3 Gold Coast Suns W 68 - 96 13 8 21 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 86
4 GWS Giants L 82 - 51 9 7 16 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 62
5 Western Bulldogs W 108 - 54 17 6 23 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 107
6 West Coast Eagles L 81 - 89 15 16 31 8 0 2 1 4 0 0 116
7 Richmond L 110 - 33 6 15 21 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 59
8 St Kilda W 89 - 59 21 14 35 11 0 3 0 1 0 0 131
9 Sydney Swans L 111 - 52 9 13 22 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 84
10 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
20 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 5 120 96 216 68 0 8 3 18 0 0 827

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 42
    • Kicks 11.0
    • Handballs 11.3
    • Disposals 22.3
    • Marks 4.7
    • Hit-Outs 1.1
    • Tackles 3.4
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 84.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 23 West Coast Eagles Rd 17, 2017
Handballs 21 Brisbane Lions Rd 12, 2016
Disposals 35 St Kilda Rd 8, 2018
Marks 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 5, 2018
Hit-outs 7 Richmond Rd 9, 2016
Tackles 9 Carlton Rd 9, 2017
Goals 1 Geelong Cats Rd 1, 2017
AFL Fantasy 149 West Coast Eagles Rd 17, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Fremantle 120 96 216 68 0 8 3 18 0 0 827
2017 Fremantle 210 196 406 88 0 20 8 67 1 4 1560
2016 Fremantle 129 173 302 40 45 16 9 56 1 6 1123
2015 Fremantle 3 9 12 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 34

Legend

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Q & A

Nickname: Bakers

Best set shot at your club? David Mundy

My coach often says … Let the cobblers do the cobbling

Best advice you’ve received? If it’s easy, everyone would be doing it

Least-preferred teammate on road trips and why? Lee Spurr, he is genuinely annoying

Greatest footy moment before the AFL? Back to back flags for the Bunbury Bulldogs

Funniest teammate? Michael Apeness

Which teammates pick themselves in AFL Fantasy? Lachie Neale, Bradley Hill and Michael Walters

If you could enter a teammate for My Kitchen Rules, who would it be and why? Alex Pearce he cooks a good tuna mornay

Favourite café AND what do you order? Blend and smashed avo

Hidden talent? Mario Kart

Guilty pleasure? Chocolate

Most inspiring movie? Shawshank Redemption

Best concert attended? Flume and Slumberjack at Falls Festival

Passion outside of football? Surfing

Best trait? Don’t have one

Favourite movie character? Steve Carrell

Grand Final – day, twilight or night? Twilight

Bounce – yes or no? Yes

Favourite AFLW player? Lisa Webb

Most under rated AFL player? Ben Cunnington

Team barracked or as a kid? West Coast Eagles

Three apps you cant live without? Spotify, Shazam and Podcast

Twitter or instagram? Neither

Do you have any pets? A 22-year-old cat

Favourite holiday spot? Sri Lanka