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Kersten ready for new role: Prior

Shane Kersten will play a new role against Collingwood on Sunday

3:49pm  Jun 2, 2018

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

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Shane
Kersten

Height
191 cm
DOB
15-03-1993
Weight
90 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2018
9
Career
66
Goals
2018
2
Career
67
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
553
Avg
61
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: -

SUMMARY
Kersten finished second in the goalkicking in his debut season for Fremantle, with his game-winning snap against North Melbourne his most crucial goal. He kicked multiple goals on nine occasions, including three against GWS in round 19.

WHAT THE COACH SAYS (David Hale)
Missed some of pre-season with a few niggles, has returned to footy and is looking to progress again from last year. He came in as a new player last year into our system and we expect him to improve once more.

Season by Season

Season by Season

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 9
    • Kicks 10.0
    • Handballs 4.6
    • Disposals 14.6
    • Marks 6.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.1
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 61.4

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Collingwood Rd 11
Handballs 8 Adelaide Crows Rd 12
Disposals 18 Adelaide Crows Rd 12
Marks 9 Collingwood Rd 11
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 3 Collingwood Rd 23
Goals 1 Carlton Rd 21
AFL Fantasy 78 Carlton Rd 21

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 L 81 - 89 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Richmond L 110 - 33 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 St Kilda W 89 - 59 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Sydney Swans L 111 - 52 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 North Melbourne L 58 - 86 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Collingwood L 138 - 77 13 5 18 9 0 0 2 0 0 0 70
12 Adelaide Crows W 71 - 68 10 8 18 5 0 0 2 1 0 0 59
13 Carlton W 46 - 103 12 2 14 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 69
15 Brisbane Lions L 64 - 119 9 5 14 6 0 1 0 1 1 0 66
16 Melbourne L 102 - 48 7 5 12 5 0 2 2 1 0 0 46
17 Port Adelaide W 59 - 50 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Essendon L 99 - 70 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Hawthorn L 53 - 112 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 West Coast Eagles L 142 - 84 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Carlton W 101 - 72 11 3 14 8 0 0 1 3 1 0 78
22 Geelong Cats L 158 - 25 10 7 17 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 64
23 Collingwood L 67 - 76 12 0 12 6 0 0 1 3 0 0 63
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 14 90 41 131 56 0 6 9 10 2 2 553

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 66
    • Kicks 6.7
    • Handballs 3.7
    • Disposals 10.4
    • Marks 4.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.9
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 53.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Richmond Rd 8, 2017
Handballs 9 Adelaide Crows Rd 18, 2016
Disposals 18 Adelaide Crows Rd 12, 2018
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 90 41 131 56 0 6 9 10 2 2 553
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

Best set shot at your club? David Mundy

My coach often says … Run harder, chase and tackle

Best advice you’ve received? Give it your all

Least-preferred teammate on road trips and why? Lee Spurr, never shuts up and he’s annoying

Greatest footy moment before the AFL? 2011 colts premiership

Funniest teammate? Brad Hill

Which teammates pick themselves in AFL Fantasy? Brad Hill

If you could enter a teammate for My Kitchen Rules, who would it be and why? Joel Hamiling, very good cook and he’ll let you know about it

Favourite café AND what do you order? The Attic Café, Fremantle

Hidden talent? Sing in the shower

Guilty pleasure? Ice cream

Most inspiring movie? Coach Carter

Best concert attended? Justin Bieber

Passion outside of football? Golf

Best trait? OCD clean freak

Favourite movie character? Will Smith

Grand Final – day, twilight or night? Day

Bounce – yes or no? No 

Favourite AFLW player? Katie Brennan

Most under rated AFL player? Sam Docherty

Team barracked or as a kid? Essendon

Three apps you cant live without? Bank, Instagram, Snapchat

Twitter or instagram? Instagram

Do you have any pets? French bulldog called Boston

 

Favourite holiday spot – Maldives