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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

Kersten up for Mark of the Year

Shane Kersten's screamer against the Bulldogs has earned a Woolworths Mark of the Year nomination

2:17pm  Apr 10, 2017

Latest Player Video

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
2017
20
Career
57
Goals
2017
24
Career
65
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1043
Avg
52
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: -

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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

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 20
    • Kicks 6.8
    • Handballs 3.8
    • Disposals 10.6
    • Marks 4.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.4
    • Goals 1.2
    • AFL Fantasy 52.2

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Richmond Rd 8
Handballs 6 GWS Giants Rd 19
Disposals 18 Hawthorn Rd 18
Marks 11 Richmond Rd 8
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 North Melbourne Rd 5
Goals 3 GWS Giants Rd 19
AFL Fantasy 98 Richmond Rd 8

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 73 - 115 5 2 7 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 26
2 Port Adelaide L 145 - 56 7 4 11 5 0 0 0 2 1 1 59
3 Western Bulldogs W 89 - 73 8 6 14 6 0 1 0 1 2 1 72
4 Melbourne W 104 - 106 8 6 14 5 0 0 1 2 1 0 62
5 North Melbourne W 67 - 62 8 2 10 5 0 0 1 4 1 1 63
6 West Coast Eagles L 103 - 62 9 2 11 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 54
7 Essendon W 116 - 79 13 3 16 9 0 1 0 0 2 3 88
8 Richmond W 70 - 72 14 3 17 11 0 0 0 1 2 1 98
9 Carlton W 86 - 51 9 4 13 3 0 2 0 1 2 1 63
10 Adelaide Crows L 143 - 43 6 4 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 37
11 Collingwood L 85 - 105 3 5 8 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 37
12 Brisbane Lions L 121 - 64 1 3 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 7
14 Geelong Cats L 74 - 72 4 0 4 1 0 1 2 3 0 2 24
15 St Kilda L 80 - 89 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 North Melbourne W 82 - 86 5 3 8 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 45
17 West Coast Eagles L 44 - 74 2 6 8 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 32
18 Hawthorn L 48 - 100 12 6 18 7 0 1 0 1 2 2 88
19 GWS Giants L 98 - 86 6 6 12 6 0 0 0 2 3 0 74
20 Gold Coast Suns W 90 - 67 7 4 11 5 0 0 1 0 2 1 54
21 Sydney Swans L 143 - 39 4 3 7 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 30
22 Richmond L 51 - 155 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Essendon L 107 - 92 5 3 8 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 30
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 14 136 75 211 82 0 9 14 28 24 16 1043

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 57
    • Kicks 6.1
    • Handballs 3.6
    • Disposals 9.7
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.1
    • Goals 1.1
    • AFL Fantasy 51.8

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
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