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Howlett fit to tackle Swans

Essendon midfielder Ben Howlett is expected to be fit to take on Sydney at the SCG next Friday night despite suffering tightness in his achillies.

2:31pm  Jul 22, 2014

Howlett earns Goal of the Year nomination

Ben Howlett’s remarkable snap from boundary against Adelaide has been nominated for the Round 14 Hungry Jack’s Goal of the Year.

10:14am  Jun 24, 2014

Howlett's touch of class

Ben Howlett is uncertain whether his goal of the year contender hit or missed the post.

12:37pm  Jun 22, 2014

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BTV: Benny's boundary line special

10:00pm  Jun 21, 2014

BTV: Howlett's high five

12:39am  Jun 1, 2014

BTV: Howlett goals from turnover

9:59pm  May 31, 2014

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Ben
Howlett

Height
179 cm
DOB
21-10-1988
Weight
78 kg
Debut
2010
Games
124
Goals
58
BenHowlett

Player Bio

At a Glance

Clubs: Donnybrook
Debut: 2010
Recruited from: Peel Thunder, pick 30 2010 Rookie Draft

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Benefactor:

 

Ken & Coral Woodfull

Supporters:

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Kate and Pam Barby

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After he was overlooked in several drafts, the Bombers selected Ben Howlett with the 30th pick in the 2010 Rookie Draft. 

From Peel Thunder, Howlett is a hard working, tough tackling midfielder who has also demonstrated an ability to kick goals.

Howlett has been a regular since he arrived at the Club. He played 15 games in his first season and at least 19 games in each of the following five seasons.

Howlett booted four goals and had 25 possessions in the Bombers win over Adelaide in round one, 2013. The following season he kicked five goals and had 25 disposals against Richmond.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played
    • Kicks
    • Handballs
    • Disposals
    • Marks
    • Hit-Outs
    • Tackles
    • Goals
    • AFL Fantasy

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 124
    • Kicks 9.2
    • Handballs 7.9
    • Disposals 17.1
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 6.1
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 77.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 Gold Coast Suns Rd 6, 2011
Handballs 17 Geelong Cats Rd 10, 2015
Disposals 29 Gold Coast Suns Rd 6, 2011
Marks 9 Fremantle Rd 4, 2014
Hit-outs 1 Richmond Rd 22, 2015
Tackles 13 Port Adelaide Rd 2, 2012
Goals 5 Richmond Rd 11, 2014
AFL Fantasy 130 Richmond Rd 11, 2014

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF

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

Milestone Games:

Milestone versus round venue result
AFL Debut Geelong rd 1, 2010 MCG L 31
Finals Debut Carlton EF, 2011 MCG L 62
50th Game Fremantle rd 13, 2012 Subiaco W 24
100th Game Carlton rd 3, 2015 MCG W 21