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Jacob
Ballard

Height
188 cm
DOB
26-02-1994
Weight
89 kg
Debut
2015
Games
1
Goals
0
JacobBallard

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior club: Warrandyte (VIC)
Recruited from: Northern Blues (VIC)
Draft information: Rookie Draft 2013 - pick 47
Debut: Round 23, 2015 v Port Adelaide
AFL clubs: Fremantle
Career Brownlow Votes: -

Outlook: Went from strength to strength at Peel last season to become one of the Thunder’s biggest ball-winners. He will need to continue in that vein of form to force Freo’s selectors to give him a chance at the big time.

What the coach says (Marc Webb): He came back in outstanding condition and was really strong in the 3km time trial. He’s missed bit of training with a minor setback but once again we’re looking for him to play around the midfield.

Season by Season

Season by Season

The rookie showed ongoing improvement throughout 2014, becoming a prolific ball-winner for Peel Thunder at WAFL level.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played
    • Kicks
    • Handballs
    • Disposals
    • Marks
    • Hit-Outs
    • Tackles
    • Goals
    • AFL Fantasy

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 1
    • Kicks 1.0
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 6.0
    • Marks 1.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 16.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 1 Port Adelaide Rd 23, 2015
Handballs 5 Port Adelaide Rd 23, 2015
Disposals 6 Port Adelaide Rd 23, 2015
Marks 1 Port Adelaide Rd 23, 2015
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 16 Port Adelaide Rd 23, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF

Legend

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H
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Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
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Frees Against
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B
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AFL Fantasy points

Q & A

Your nickname: JB

One word to describe you: Hardworking

Favourite player to watch growing up: Lenny Hayes

Who has had the most influence on your career: My dad 

Toughest individual opponent: Nat Fyfe   

Player most likely to fall asleep in a team meeting: Craig Moller

Thriftiest player at your club: Craig Moller

The next big thing at your club: Alex Pearce 

The smartest thing you have been told: The harder you work the luckier you get

If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you be: Watching a game of NBA in America

Do you have any strange phobias: Nothing major, but I’m allergic to bees so they freak me out a bit  

Your can’t-miss TV shows: Game of Thrones and South Park  

Your favourite cartoon as a kid: Pokemon 

If you had to choose another career, what would it be: NBA player

What do you normally eat for breakfast: Nothing special, just a bowl of cereal

Your last meal would be: Home cooked roast by my mum

Your favourite holiday destination: Hawaii

In the movie of your life, you’d be played by: Leo Di Caprio  

What are your three essential items: Footy, headphones and phone

Most useless thing you have bought: Remote control car

Best subject at school: Physical Education and Psychology  

Which big ticket sporting event would you love to attend: Game 7 of the NBA championship