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Reward for service

Courtenay Dempsey’s ten years of service was recognised at the 2015 AGM, with the 28 year old being awarded life membership of the Club.

1:41pm  Dec 16, 2015

Forward focus

Courtenay Dempsey may become the next Bomber to make the move up forward.

5:00pm  Aug 3, 2015

Dempsey to add attacking flair

Essendon coach Mark Thompson is excited by the return of half back Courtenay Dempsey to the senior team after his first match at AFL level for 2014 on Friday.

7:30am  Apr 27, 2014

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Courtenay
Dempsey

Height
187 cm
DOB
28-08-1987
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2006
Games
2015
13
Career
119
Goals
2015
5
Career
31
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
706
Avg
54
CourtenayDempsey

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: 
Clubs: 
Debut: 2006
Recruited from: Morningside (Qld)
Brownlow Votes: -

PLAYER SPONSORS

Benefactor

John O'Connor

A late season switch to the forward half proved an inspired move. Courtenay Dempsey has played the majority of his career in defence. But he showed promise in attack, particularly in the narrow loss to the Gold Coast. 

Season By Season

Season By Season

Dempsey paid the price for a slow start to pre-season when he was banished to train with the club’s VFL squad for not meeting the team’s standards and expectations. A key cog in the Bombers' defence, he then injured his hamstring at VFL level before returning to the senior side.He finished the season having played 18 games, but will be aiming for a more consistent year off half-back and the wing in 2015.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 13
    • Kicks 8.5
    • Handballs 4.7
    • Disposals 13.2
    • Marks 3.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 1.9
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 54.3

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Collingwood Rd 4
Handballs 8 Geelong Cats Rd 10
Disposals 22 Collingwood Rd 4
Marks 7 Gold Coast Suns Rd 21
Hit-outs 1 GWS Giants Rd 19
Tackles 4 Hawthorn Rd 13
Goals 2 Gold Coast Suns Rd 21
AFL Fantasy 85 Collingwood Rd 4

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Sydney Swans L 72 - 60 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Hawthorn W 78 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Carlton W 84 - 105 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Collingwood L 49 - 69 14 8 22 5 0 1 1 3 0 2 85
5 St Kilda W 80 - 82 10 5 15 3 0 1 3 3 0 0 53
6 Fremantle L 80 - 52 11 3 14 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 59
7 North Melbourne L 82 - 93 11 6 17 1 0 2 1 3 0 1 60
8 Brisbane Lions W 136 - 78 3 4 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
9 Richmond L 72 - 59 9 6 15 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 54
10 Geelong Cats L 53 - 122 7 8 15 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 52
11 West Coast Eagles L 96 - 46 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Hawthorn L 114 - 76 10 4 14 4 0 1 0 4 1 1 74
14 St Kilda L 52 - 162 3 1 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 8
15 Melbourne W 69 - 60 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 North Melbourne L 93 - 68 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Port Adelaide L 116 - 129 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Western Bulldogs L 40 - 127 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 GWS Giants L 93 - 61 5 4 9 6 1 0 1 3 0 0 51
20 Adelaide Crows L 59 - 171 13 1 14 7 0 1 0 1 1 0 73
21 Gold Coast Suns L 97 - 95 12 7 19 7 0 0 2 1 2 3 84
22 Richmond L 47 - 74 3 4 7 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 33
23 Collingwood W 92 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 6 - L: 16 111 61 172 46 1 8 11 25 5 7 706

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 119
    • Kicks 9.5
    • Handballs 6.5
    • Disposals 16.0
    • Marks 4.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.7
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 64.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 Adelaide Crows Rd 19, 2012
Handballs 18 St Kilda Rd 8, 2009
Disposals 28 Richmond Rd 9, 2013
Marks 13 Western Bulldogs Rd 14, 2012
Hit-outs 1 GWS Giants Rd 19, 2015
Tackles 9 Richmond Rd 22, 2012
Goals 3 Western Bulldogs Rd 16, 2013
AFL Fantasy 129 Western Bulldogs Rd 14, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Essendon 111 61 172 46 1 8 11 25 5 7 706
2014 Essendon 162 119 281 67 0 9 17 57 2 3 1126
2013 Essendon 187 69 256 71 1 9 13 40 7 3 1088
2012 Essendon 238 124 362 106 2 19 11 62 4 0 1540
2011 Essendon 26 24 50 13 0 2 3 10 0 0 198
2010 Essendon 201 158 359 85 0 19 23 73 3 8 1442
2009 Essendon 150 169 319 69 1 11 9 45 7 6 1208
2008 Essendon 23 29 52 12 0 3 5 6 1 1 182
2007 Essendon 7 5 12 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 44
2006 Essendon 23 21 44 16 0 3 4 5 1 0 176

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 Carlton rd 7, 2006 MCG L 33
Finals Debut Adelaide EF, 2009 Football Park L 96
50th Game Western Bulldogs rd 22, 2010 Etihad Stadium L 29
100th Game Western Bulldogs rd 18, 2014 Etihad Stadium W 7

AFL Games:

106

Q&A

Nickname: Demps

Favourite player to watch growing up: Gavin Wanganeen         

Who has had the most influence on your career: Father

Toughest individual opponent: Cyril Rioli

Thriftiest player at your club: Dyson Heppell

The next big thing at your club: Jake Long

If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you be: Las Vegas

Your can’t-miss TV shows: Boardwalk Empire

If you had to choose another career, what would it be: NRL player

What do you normally eat for breakfast: Muesli with yogurt

Your last meal would be: Coconut curry chicken

Your favourite holiday destination: Las Vegas

In the movie of your life, you’d be played by: Will Smith

What are your three essential items: wallet, phone, car keys

Which big ticket sporting event would you love to attend: Super Bowl