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Ethan
Hughes

Height
187 cm
DOB
07-12-1994
Weight
88 kg
Debut
2015
Games
2017
18
Career
24
Goals
2017
1
Career
1
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1112
Avg
62
EthanHughes

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior club: Harvey Brunswick Leschenault (WA)
Recruited from: Swan Districts (WA)
Draft information: Rookie Draft 2014 - pick 13
Debut: Round 23, 2015 v Port Adelaide
AFL clubs: Fremantle
Career Brownlow votes: -

2017 SUMMARY
The speedy young defender locked down a spot in Freo’s starting 22 after breaking into the side for Freo’s round three win over the Western Bulldogs. Played 18 games in 2018, highlighted by his 30 disposals and 14 marks against St Kilda in round 15. After round 17, the AFL released GPS data that showed Hughes was the fastest player in the AFL in that round, clocked at 35.6km/h.

Season by Season

Season by Season

Juggled time between Peel and Freo in his second season, playing in the Thunder’s Premiership side. Showed impressive form in defence in a two-game stint against the Eagles and the Crows in rounds 20 and 21.

Hughes was very impressive in his debut against Port Adelaide and was upgraded to the senior list at the end of 2015.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 18
    • Kicks 8.7
    • Handballs 7.2
    • Disposals 15.9
    • Marks 5.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 61.8

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 St Kilda Rd 15
Handballs 15 St Kilda Rd 15
Disposals 30 St Kilda Rd 15
Marks 14 St Kilda Rd 15
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 St Kilda Rd 15
Goals 1 GWS Giants Rd 19
AFL Fantasy 137 St Kilda Rd 15

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 73 - 115 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Port Adelaide L 145 - 56 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Western Bulldogs W 89 - 73 6 5 11 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 47
4 Melbourne W 104 - 106 14 3 17 5 0 1 0 3 0 0 76
5 North Melbourne W 67 - 62 7 5 12 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 42
6 West Coast Eagles L 103 - 62 6 8 14 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 45
7 Essendon W 116 - 79 12 4 16 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 58
8 Richmond W 70 - 72 10 10 20 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 63
9 Carlton W 86 - 51 7 7 14 4 0 0 3 2 0 0 46
10 Adelaide Crows L 143 - 43 8 7 15 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 59
11 Collingwood L 85 - 105 11 6 17 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 71
12 Brisbane Lions L 121 - 64 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Geelong Cats L 74 - 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 St Kilda L 80 - 89 15 15 30 14 0 0 0 5 0 0 137
16 North Melbourne W 82 - 86 9 9 18 6 0 0 1 3 0 0 72
17 West Coast Eagles L 44 - 74 7 4 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 38
18 Hawthorn L 48 - 100 8 6 14 8 0 0 1 3 0 0 69
19 GWS Giants L 98 - 86 8 7 15 6 0 1 2 0 1 0 57
20 Gold Coast Suns W 90 - 67 9 12 21 6 0 2 1 1 0 0 72
21 Sydney Swans L 143 - 39 8 6 14 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 68
22 Richmond L 51 - 155 6 6 12 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 41
23 Essendon L 107 - 92 6 10 16 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 51
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 14 157 130 287 93 0 8 12 31 1 0 1112

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 24
    • Kicks 8.8
    • Handballs 7.3
    • Disposals 16.1
    • Marks 5.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 63.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 St Kilda Rd 15, 2017
Handballs 15 St Kilda Rd 15, 2017
Disposals 30 St Kilda Rd 15, 2017
Marks 14 St Kilda Rd 15, 2017
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 St Kilda Rd 15, 2017
Goals 1 GWS Giants Rd 19, 2017
AFL Fantasy 137 St Kilda Rd 15, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Fremantle 157 130 287 93 0 8 12 31 1 0 1112
2016 Fremantle 41 36 77 24 0 4 3 13 0 0 314
2015 Fremantle 12 10 22 8 0 1 0 3 0 0 93

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

Q & A

Nickname: Duza

AFL club supported as a kid: West Coast Eagles

Best moment in junior footy: Playing in Grand Finals

Before a game I always: Put my left boot on before my right

As a footballer, how would you like to be remembered: Good teammate

The player from another club you most like to watch: Patrick Dangerfield

All-time favourite player: Chris Judd

Etihad Stadium roof – open or shut: Shut

What do you like to do on your days off: Have a nice breaky, go to the beach and chill out

How do you amuse yourself on a plane flight during the footy season: Either watch TV shows or read a book

Which singer/band would you like to see perform at the AFL Grand Final: Coldplay

Who is the king of selfies at your club: Hayden Crozier

If you could swap jobs with someone, who would it be: Professional basketballer

If you won the lottery, what would you buy first: Boat

Favourite city in the world to visit: Gold Coast

What’s next on your travel bucket list: USA

Childhood hero: Michael Jordan

Your wife/partner or best friend would describe you as: Good bloke

What is your worst trait: Being lazy when it comes to housework

Least preferred household chore: Washing the floors

The three most admired people you would like to meet: Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Chris Judd

Your most treasured possession: Phone

Favourite professional sporting team: Fremantle Dockers

Favourite sporting hero: Michael Jordan

Favourite food: Lasagna

Favourite movie and movie star: Anything with Denzel Washington

Favourite TV show: Shooter

Three things you would like to do after your footy career: Travel, catch up on house work and try out other sports