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Key stats v Hawthorn

Team - Rd 17 v Hawthorn See the team that will take on the Hawks in Round 17

Fremantle take on Hawthorn at University of Tasmania Stadium on Saturday.

Here are some key numbers to look out for.

14.1 contested marks
This clash sees two of the AFL’s best contested marking teams face off. Freo rank third for contested marks with an average of 12.6 per game while the Hawks are first with an average of 14.1 contested marks per game.
Ben McEvoy leads the Hawks with 28 contested marks this season while Rory Lobb leads Freo with 26. 

119 intercept possessions
Defender Luke Ryan leads the AFL for intercept possessions in 2019 with 119 for the season.
Hawthorn’s James Sicily also ranks highly in the stat, with his 105 intercept possessions ranking him fifth.

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5.5 marks on a lead
Neither team tend to take many marks on a lead. Freo rank 15th in the league with 5.5 marks on a lead per game, while Hawthorn rank 16th with 4.9 per game.

66.5 tackles
The Hawks are the AFL’s leading tackling team, with an average of 66.5 per game, compared to Freo’s average of 57.1 per game.
Jaeger O’Meara leads Hawthorn with 84 tackles this year while Andrew Brayshaw leads Freo with 67.

17 inside 50s marked
Fremantle have three players ranked in the top-10 in the AFL for kicks inside 50 that lead to marks.
Michael Walters leads Freo with 17 for the season, the third most in the AFL. Bradley Hill (16) and Nat Fyfe (14) also rank in the top 10 in the stat.

Player

I50

I50 kicks

I50 kicks - marked by teammate

I50 kick -mark %

I50 kicks - retained by teammate

I50 kick - retained %

M.Walters

66

56

17

30.4

35

62.5

B.Hill

62

56

16

28.6

31

55.4

N.Fyfe

66

59

14

23.7

28

47.5

AFL average

 

 

 

18.7

 

45.2


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