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Lyon to experiment with Kersten

Fremantle will play Kersten down back for Peel this weekend to be another defensive option

5:37pm  Mar 30, 2018

The forward collective

Some dedicated work on the training track is paying dividends for new recruit Shane Kersten

4:30pm  May 16, 2017

Kersten continues Freo run with GOTY nom

Shane Kersten’s game winning goal against North has continued Freo’s recent run in the highlight reels

11:56am  Apr 26, 2017

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Freo's youth in good stead

2:14pm  May 16, 2017

I'm no hero: Kersten

9:35pm  Apr 22, 2017

Kersten kicks the match-winner

9:02pm  Apr 22, 2017

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Shane
Kersten

Height
191 cm
DOB
15-03-1993
Weight
90 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2018
1
Career
58
Goals
2018
0
Career
65
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
38
Avg
38
ShaneKersten

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior club: Lakes JFC (WA)
Recruited from: South Fremantle (WA) via pick 34 in 2011 National Draft (to Geelong)
AFL debut: Round 14, 2014, Geelong v Gold Coast
AFL clubs: Geelong, Fremantle (via 2016 trade period)
Career Brownlow votes: -

2017 SUMMARY
Recruited from Geelong, Kersten’s season was highlighted by his quick-thinking snap in the final minute against North Melbourne in round five to help deliver a five-point win. Kersten kicked multiple goals on nine occasions, highlighted by his three goals in the opening half against GWS in round 19.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 1
    • Kicks 6.0
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 12.0
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 38.0

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 6 Port Adelaide Rd 1
Handballs 6 Port Adelaide Rd 1
Disposals 12 Port Adelaide Rd 1
Marks 3 Port Adelaide Rd 1
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 38 Port Adelaide Rd 1

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 110 - 60 6 6 12 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 38
2 Essendon W 106 - 90 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Gold Coast Suns W 68 - 96 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 GWS Giants L 82 - 51 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Western Bulldogs W 108 - 54 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
8 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
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: 3 - L: 2 6 6 12 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 38

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 58
    • Kicks 6.1
    • Handballs 3.6
    • Disposals 9.7
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 1.1
    • AFL Fantasy 51.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Richmond Rd 8, 2017
Handballs 9 Adelaide Crows Rd 18, 2016
Disposals 18 Hawthorn Rd 18, 2017
Marks 11 Richmond Rd 8, 2017
Hit-outs 1 GWS Giants Rd 17, 2015
Tackles 7 Melbourne Rd 12, 2015
Goals 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 6, 2016
AFL Fantasy 105 West Coast Eagles Rd 7, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Fremantle 6 6 12 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 38
2017 Fremantle 136 75 211 82 0 9 14 28 24 16 1043
2016 Geelong Cats 123 76 199 80 0 15 13 43 22 15 1056
2015 Geelong Cats 47 40 87 37 1 4 8 28 9 7 486
2014 Geelong Cats 43 13 56 26 0 2 3 19 10 7 369

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

50 AFL games: Round 14, 2017 v Geelong 

Q & A

Nickname: Kersto

AFL club supported as a kid: Essendon

Best moment in junior footy: Enjoyed playing footy as a young kid

Before a game I always: Get to the ground 2 or 3 hours before it starts

As a footballer, how would you like to be remembered: Team player who gave their all

The player from another club you most like to watch: Nick Reiwoldt

All-time favourite player: James Hird and Matthew Lloyd

Etihad Stadium roof – open or shut: Shut

What do you like to do on your days off: Play golf

How do you amuse yourself on a plane flight during the footy season: I like to annoy other people

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

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

If you could swap jobs with someone, who would it be: Tiger Woods

If you won the lottery, what would you buy first: Plane ticket out of Australia

Favourite city in the world to visit: London

What’s next on your travel bucket list: America

Childhood hero: Mum

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

What is your worst trait: I’ve been told I always look grumpy and don’t smile

Least preferred household chore: Taking to bins out

The three most admired people you would like to meet: Cristiano Ronaldo, LeBron James and Tiger Woods

Your most treasured possession: Phone

Favourite professional sporting team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favourite sporting hero: Tiger Woods

Favourite food: Pasta

Favourite movie and movie star: Gladiator and Brad Pitt

Favourite TV show: Family Guy

Three things you would like to do after your footy career: Travel, play golf and not have to work for a living