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Top Don to stay close to home

Essendon Coach John Worsfold expects Crichton Medal winner Joe Daniher to spend less time in the ruck during the 2018 season.

11:50am  Oct 7, 2017

Daniher living his dream

Star Bomber Joe Daniher has added to his long list of 2017 accolades, scoring his first Crichton Medal as Essendon's best and fairest.

12:46pm  Oct 6, 2017

Crichton Medal winner: Joe Daniher

Essendon star Joe Daniher has capped a brilliant season by winning the Bombers Crichton Medal.

11:19pm  Oct 5, 2017

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Joe
Daniher

Forward

Height
200 cm
DOB
04-03-1994
Weight
95 kg
Debut
2013
Games
2018
7
Career
100
Goals
2018
8
Career
181
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
447
Avg
64
JoeDaniher

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior club: Aberfeldie
Recruited from: Calder Cannons
Draft history: Pick No.10, 2012 national draft

Debut: Round 11, 2013
Brownlow votes: 19

Player Sponsors

David Lo Grasso - David Lo Grasso & Valerio Bertoldo

Glenda Wade - EFC Cheer Squad

Keith Richards - Keith Richards OAM

Nathan and Eugene Shafir

Carla Bergen - The Daniher Dozen

Star forward whose season was derailed by round seven due to the onset of osteitis pubis in 2018. 

The niggling injury held him back from using his elite athleticism early in the year and the powerful forward struggled to replicate the impact he had in 2016 where a brilliant season yielding 65 goals saw him named as an All Australian for the first time.

While Daniher will first need to prove he is fit and healthy enough to return to the field, you would expect him to be ready to explode and make up for lost time upon his inclusion in the senior side.

If the high-flying forward can return to his best in 2019, the club’s already dangerous forward line could become one of the most potent in the league.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 7
    • Kicks 10.4
    • Handballs 3.4
    • Disposals 13.9
    • Marks 5.6
    • Hit-Outs 1.3
    • Tackles 1.3
    • Goals 1.1
    • AFL Fantasy 63.9

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 Collingwood Rd 5
Handballs 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 1
Disposals 22 Collingwood Rd 5
Marks 10 Collingwood Rd 5
Hit-outs 3 Western Bulldogs Rd 3
Tackles 3 Collingwood Rd 5
Goals 2 Port Adelaide Rd 4
AFL Fantasy 104 Collingwood Rd 5

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Adelaide Crows W 99 - 87 9 6 15 7 0 1 2 1 2 1 72
2 Fremantle L 106 - 90 9 5 14 3 2 1 3 2 0 1 49
3 Western Bulldogs L 104 - 83 9 3 12 6 3 3 0 1 2 2 75
4 Port Adelaide W 106 - 84 9 3 12 4 1 1 3 1 2 1 55
5 Collingwood L 101 - 52 19 3 22 10 1 3 4 3 1 1 104
6 Melbourne L 72 - 108 10 1 11 5 1 1 3 1 0 3 47
7 Hawthorn L 67 - 90 8 3 11 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 45
8 Carlton L 91 - 78 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Geelong Cats W 84 - 50 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 GWS Giants W 60 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Richmond L 43 - 114 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Brisbane Lions W 62 - 84 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 West Coast Eagles W 52 - 80 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 North Melbourne W 125 - 108 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Collingwood L 62 - 78 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Gold Coast Suns W 51 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Fremantle W 99 - 70 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Sydney Swans W 109 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Hawthorn L 107 - 103 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 St Kilda W 122 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Richmond L 81 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Port Adelaide W 89 - 111 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 12 - L: 10 73 24 97 39 9 12 17 9 8 9 447

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 100
    • Kicks 8.7
    • Handballs 4.0
    • Disposals 12.7
    • Marks 5.8
    • Hit-Outs 2.2
    • Tackles 1.3
    • Goals 1.8
    • AFL Fantasy 67.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 Collingwood Rd 5, 2018
Handballs 12 Fremantle Rd 7, 2017
Disposals 22 Collingwood Rd 5, 2018
Marks 15 Melbourne Rd 2, 2016
Hit-outs 9 North Melbourne Rd 18, 2017
Tackles 4 GWS Giants Rd 13, 2016
Goals 6 Western Bulldogs Rd 19, 2017
AFL Fantasy 127 Western Bulldogs Rd 19, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Essendon 73 24 97 39 9 12 17 9 8 9 447
2017 Essendon 249 103 352 153 78 37 41 31 65 39 1957
2016 Essendon 204 86 290 141 35 30 21 21 43 32 1583
2015 Essendon 147 81 228 111 43 26 41 35 34 24 1250
2014 Essendon 159 78 237 112 53 19 26 28 28 20 1263
2013 Essendon 36 25 61 27 3 5 5 3 3 9 271

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

Awards

Club Awards

2017 Crichton Medallist

2016 Crichton Medal runner-up

Matthew Lloyd Leading Goalkicker Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

2017 Cheer Squad Award

AFL Awards

2017 All-Australian

2017 Anzac Day Medal

2017 Mark of the Year

2016 22under22 team

2014 Rising Star nominee

Milestones

Milestone Games

Milestone Versus Round Venue Result
AFL debut Carlton Rd 11, 2013 MCG W 5
Finals debut North Melbourne EF, 2014 MCG L 12
50th game Melbourne Rd 2, 2016 MCG W 13
100th game Hawthorn Rd 7, 2018 MCG L 23