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Happy to be back

Essendon forward Jayden Laverde's has returned to the senior team and says he "definitely" wants to stay at the club.

10:15am  Jul 15, 2016

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The injury list updated as of April 19, 2016.

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Jayden
Laverde

Height
191 cm
DOB
12-04-1996
Weight
90 kg
Debut
-
Games
2017
5
Career
23
Goals
2017
1
Career
14
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
253
Avg
51
JaydenLaverde

Player Bio

Player Sponsors

Benefactor:

The Schram Family

IRM Interiors Pty Ltd

Joy and Cameron Cairns

 

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Keilor
Recruited from: Western Jets, pick 20 2014
Debut: 2015

Jayden Laverde has played nine games in each of his first two seasons, but the small sample has provided plenty to be excited about.

After waiting until round 15 to make his debut in 2015, Laverde remained in the side until season’s end.  His 20 possessions, eight mark and one goal effort against Adelaide was his best.

At 190 centimetres and with a strong frame, the 20 year old went into the 2016 season with the tools needed to become a regular. But an ankle injury during the pre-season consigned Laverde to the sideline throughout the early rounds. He returned in round four, but after an encouraging start including eight possessions and a goal, his arm was in a sling by half time.

After three months recovering from his shoulder injury and building form and fitness in the VFL, Laverde returned to the senior side for the clash against St Kilda in round 16. He stayed in the senior side for the rest of the season with his match against the Geelong (16 possessions and eight marks) his most promising.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 5
    • Kicks 5.2
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 11.2
    • Marks 3.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.8
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 50.6

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Gold Coast Suns Rd 22
Handballs 8 Adelaide Crows Rd 21
Disposals 16 Gold Coast Suns Rd 22
Marks 5 Gold Coast Suns Rd 22
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Gold Coast Suns Rd 22
Goals 1 Fremantle Rd 23
AFL Fantasy 82 Gold Coast Suns Rd 22

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Hawthorn W 116 - 91 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Brisbane Lions W 84 - 111 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Carlton L 57 - 42 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Adelaide Crows L 153 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Collingwood W 100 - 82 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Melbourne L 74 - 112 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Fremantle L 116 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Geelong Cats W 110 - 93 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 West Coast Eagles W 125 - 64 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Richmond L 81 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 GWS Giants L 117 - 101 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Port Adelaide W 131 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Sydney Swans L 86 - 85 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Brisbane Lions L 82 - 90 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Collingwood W 80 - 117 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 St Kilda W 57 - 118 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 North Melbourne W 132 - 105 3 8 11 3 0 2 0 2 0 1 45
19 Western Bulldogs L 127 - 97 1 6 7 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 27
20 Carlton W 84 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Adelaide Crows L 80 - 123 6 8 14 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 47
22 Gold Coast Suns W 57 - 90 10 6 16 5 0 1 1 6 0 3 82
23 Fremantle W 107 - 92 6 2 8 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 52
W1 Sydney Swans L 121 - 56 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 12 - L: 11 26 30 56 16 0 3 1 14 1 5 253

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 23
    • Kicks 6.0
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 12.1
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 3.2
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 58.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 Brisbane Lions Rd 18, 2016
Handballs 13 Collingwood Rd 23, 2015
Disposals 20 Adelaide Crows Rd 20, 2015
Marks 8 Geelong Cats Rd 20, 2016
Hit-outs 1 Collingwood Rd 23, 2015
Tackles 7 Western Bulldogs Rd 22, 2016
Goals 2 Adelaide Crows Rd 19, 2016
AFL Fantasy 90 Adelaide Crows Rd 20, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Essendon 26 30 56 16 0 3 1 14 1 5 253
2016 Essendon 64 41 105 43 0 8 4 26 8 9 560
2015 Essendon 49 68 117 32 2 5 8 34 5 1 529

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