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Gleeson agrees to two year deal

Essendon young defender Martin Gleeson has agreed to a new two-year deal that will see him remain at the club until at least the end of the 2016 season.

2:24pm  Sep 11, 2014

Bellchambers a chance to take on Swans

Essendon big man Tom Bellchambers is a chance to line up against Sydney at the SCG on Friday night after being passed fit to play this weekend.

3:18pm  Jul 29, 2014

Gleeson firms for season opener

After an impressive pre-season campaign half back Martin Gleeson has put his name in contention for a senior debut in the club’s season opener against North Melbourne on March 21.

11:06am  Mar 11, 2014

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Martin
Gleeson

Height
190 cm
DOB
25-08-1994
Weight
74 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2016
8
Career
39
Goals
2016
0
Career
4
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
535
Avg
67
MartinGleeson

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Supporters

Carolyn Addison and Sandra Mackenzie

Mervyn Hancock and Yvonne Bradley-Hancock

Dee and Michael Walsh

 

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: North Ballarat / Koroit Football Netball Club
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Recruited from: North Ballarat
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Marty Gleeson was one of only a handful of players that played all 22 games this season. This was a great achievement for the 21-year-old after he played only nine games in 2014. Gleeson quickly asserted himself as an integral part of the team's defensive mix, with his pace proving to be the difference in breaking the lines and moving the ball forward. Although he still has room for improvement, Gleeson is highly rated at the club and is seen as a big part of the future. 

Season By Season

Season By Season

Essendon is buoyant about Gleeson's future and the youngster showed why in 2014. The dashing half-back played seven of the first eight games and immediately impressed with his poise, skill and dare, despite his lean frame. His progress was restricted by a seven-week quad injury, but still managed to return for the final two games of the season. The club showed faith in Gleeson, re-signing him through to the end of 2016. 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 8
    • Kicks 9.6
    • Handballs 7.6
    • Disposals 17.3
    • Marks 5.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 66.9

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Melbourne Rd 2
Handballs 9 Collingwood Rd 5
Disposals 20 Melbourne Rd 2
Marks 12 Melbourne Rd 2
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Port Adelaide Rd 3
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 95 Melbourne Rd 2

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns L 121 - 60 11 8 19 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 72
2 Melbourne W 80 - 67 15 5 20 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 95
3 Port Adelaide L 112 - 51 8 9 17 5 0 3 2 4 0 0 70
4 Geelong Cats L 42 - 72 10 9 19 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 70
5 Collingwood L 142 - 73 7 9 16 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 55
6 Carlton L 72 - 57 5 7 12 1 0 2 0 3 0 0 46
7 Sydney Swans L 135 - 54 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 North Melbourne L 60 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 St Kilda L 109 - 63 13 6 19 8 0 0 2 1 0 1 74
10 Richmond L 67 - 105 8 8 16 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 53
11 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
13 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
15 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
16 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 1 - L: 9 77 61 138 42 0 6 5 16 0 1 535

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 39
    • Kicks 7.7
    • Handballs 6.6
    • Disposals 14.3
    • Marks 4.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.9
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 56.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Melbourne Rd 2, 2016
Handballs 13 Collingwood Rd 4, 2015
Disposals 23 St Kilda Rd 5, 2014
Marks 12 Melbourne Rd 2, 2016
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Port Adelaide Rd 3, 2016
Goals 1 Fremantle Rd 6, 2015
AFL Fantasy 96 Fremantle Rd 4, 2014

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2016 Essendon 77 61 138 42 0 6 5 16 0 1 535
2015 Essendon 152 154 306 84 0 13 5 45 2 3 1209
2014 Essendon 71 42 113 37 0 2 4 15 2 4 474

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Milestones

Milestone Games:

Milestone versus round venue result
AFL Debut North Melbourne rd 1, 2014 Etihad Stadium W 39
Finals Debut North Melbourne EF, 2014 Etihad Stadium  L 12

AFL Games:

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