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Hibberd wants to remain a Don

Essendon is moving towards another key re-signing, with defender Michael Hibberd headed for a new deal.

9:35am  Apr 1, 2014

Hibberd on track for Round 1

Essendon defender Michael Hibberd is on track to line up in the club’s season opener against North Melbourne next week as he continues his recovery from a hamstring problem.

1:53pm  Mar 13, 2014

Hibberd hopeful on season opener

Injured defender Michael Hibberd is optimistic he will be fit to line up for the club’s season opener against North Melbourne at Etihad Stadium.

8:38pm  Feb 27, 2014

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1:56pm  Dec 6, 2013

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Michael
Hibberd

Height
186 cm
DOB
03-01-1990
Weight
86 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2014
4
Career
48
Goals
2014
0
Career
6
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
383
Avg
96
MichaelHibberd

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Somerville
Clubs: 
Debut: 2010
Recruited from: Frankston
Brownlow Votes: -

PLAYER SPONSORS

Benefactor

ADME

Supporter

Gai Williams

The Stealthbomber

One of only three Bombers to play every game, 2013 was a breakout year for the rebounding defender as he solidified his place in the senior team. Leading the club in rebound 50’s, Hibberd was the architect of many of the team’s forward forays, earning him a fourth-place finish in the Crichton Medal.  2014 looks to be year of consolidation for Hibberd, as he continues to establish himself as one the best attacking half-back flankers in the league.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 4
    • Kicks 16.0
    • Handballs 10.0
    • Disposals 26.0
    • Marks 8.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.7
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 95.7

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 North Melbourne Rd 1
Handballs 13 Hawthorn Rd 2
Disposals 27 Fremantle Rd 4
Marks 9 North Melbourne Rd 1
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 1 Fremantle Rd 4
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 97 Fremantle Rd 4

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 North Melbourne W 60 - 99 19 4 23 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 96
2 Hawthorn L 86 - 90 14 13 27 7 0 1 0 1 0 1 95
3 Carlton W 138 - 57 16 11 27 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 95
4 Fremantle L 113 - 60 15 12 27 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 97
5 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
12 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
21 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 2 64 40 104 32 0 2 0 3 0 1 383

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 48
    • Kicks 13.6
    • Handballs 7.8
    • Disposals 21.4
    • Marks 5.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.4
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 79.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 West Coast Eagles Rd 20, 2013
Handballs 16 Hawthorn Rd 18, 2013
Disposals 30 West Coast Eagles Rd 20, 2013
Marks 11 St Kilda Rd 4, 2013
Hit-outs 1 Carlton Rd 11, 2013
Tackles 6 Richmond Rd 9, 2011
Goals 1 Gold Coast Suns Rd 12, 2013
AFL Fantasy 119 West Coast Eagles Rd 20, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 Essendon 64 40 104 32 0 2 0 3 0 1 383
2013 Essendon 334 186 520 135 1 17 15 33 5 3 1917
2012 Essendon 153 79 232 65 0 12 8 16 0 1 865
2011 Essendon 101 71 172 47 0 4 5 13 1 1 634

Legend

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Kicks
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M
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FF
Frees For
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T
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G
Goals
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AFL Fantasy points

Milestones

AFL Games: 22

Q&A

Sportsperson (other than AFL) you love to watch the most: Kobe Bryant

Coach’s favourite saying: “Master your craft”

Coach’s pet: James Webster

Favourite Footy Commentator: Brian Taylor

Whose autograph did you get as a kid? Anthony Koutoufides

Describe your perfect day off: A sleep in, a sunny day, a relax and a surf.

Who inspires you? Family and Friends

Best advice received: The harder you work, the luckier you get.

What scares you the most? Spiders

If you weren’t a footballer what would you be?
A Pro Surfer

First job held: Plumber

Person you would most like to meet: Kim Kardashian

Three things you would like to do after your football career: Surf, own a pub, and travel.

Greatest non- football achievement:
Making it to 21 yrs old!

How would your best friend describe you? Funny, loyal and competitive.

One thing you can’t eat: Peanut butter

What domestic chore do you refuse to do?  Vacuuming

Which event would you prefer to attend, Olympics or World Cup? World Cup

Favourite Australian Personality: Shane Warne

iPhone,  Blackberry, or Android: Samsung

Best book read: Ben Cousins Autobiography

Favourite TV show: Two and a Half Men, South Park

Favourite band/ musical artist: Karnivool

Favourite movie: Taken