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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
180 cm
DOB
21-10-1988
Weight
75 kg
Debut
2010
Games
2016
0
Career
117
Goals
2016
0
Career
57
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
BenHowlett

Player Bio

At a Glance

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

Player Sponsors

Patron

Centec Security Group

Benefactor

Joy and Cameron Cairns

Riddells Creek Bakery

Supporters

BigFooty Bombers

Kate and Pam Barby

Ken and Coral Woodfull

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

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 0
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

2016 Highlights

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

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns L 121 - 60 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Melbourne W 80 - 67 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Port Adelaide L 112 - 51 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Geelong Cats L 42 - 72 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Collingwood L 142 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Carlton L 72 - 57 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Sydney Swans L 135 - 54 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 North Melbourne L 60 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 St Kilda L 109 - 63 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Richmond L 67 - 105 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Fremantle L 126 - 47 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Hawthorn L 43 - 151 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 GWS Giants L 90 - 117 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 West Coast Eagles L 130 - 52 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 St Kilda L 98 - 109 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Richmond L 102 - 83 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Brisbane Lions L 91 - 128 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Adelaide Crows L 143 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Geelong Cats L 100 - 34 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Gold Coast Suns W 75 - 69 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Western Bulldogs L 53 - 93 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Carlton W 103 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 117
    • Kicks 9.4
    • Handballs 7.9
    • Disposals 17.3
    • Marks 3.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 6.2
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 79.0

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
2017 Essendon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Essendon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Essendon 154 166 320 61 3 25 20 122 10 7 1500
2014 Essendon 180 143 323 77 2 19 23 130 12 6 1607
2013 Essendon 171 130 301 55 0 14 18 109 14 5 1423
2012 Essendon 205 169 374 62 0 12 24 121 6 8 1607
2011 Essendon 248 177 425 59 3 35 22 153 9 5 1918
2010 Essendon 140 142 282 43 0 13 24 93 6 2 1184

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