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Hurley Update

Michael Hurley will be offered a contract extension that will secure his long term future at the Club.

10:00pm  Jul 6, 2016

All Australian worthy

Defender Michael Hurley will find out tonight whether he has earned his first ever All Australian selection.

2:35pm  Sep 22, 2015

Trio nominated for AFL Players MVP

Three Bombers have been nominated by the AFL Players Association in the 2015 'Most Valuable Players' award.

9:24am  Aug 29, 2015

Latest Player Video

BTV: Hurls nails it

10:50pm  Jun 21, 2014

BTV: Defensive Player of the Week

12:20pm  May 12, 2014

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Michael
Hurley

Height
193 cm
DOB
01-06-1990
Weight
92 kg
Debut
2009
Games
2017
12
Career
131
Goals
2017
1
Career
106
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1057
Avg
88
MichaelHurley

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Macleod
Recruited from: Northern U18, pick 5 2008
Debut: 2009

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Selected with pick five in the 2008 National Draft, Michael Hurley has established himself as a leading defender in the competition.

He’s tough and aggressive but also highly skilled on both sides of his body.

Hurley switched between defence and attack throughout the early stages of his career. He booted 24 or more goals in three straight seasons between 2011 and 2013.

But now he looks to have found a permanent home in defence. Hurley was named in the All-Australian side in 2015 and finished runner-up in the best and fairest during the same season.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 12
    • Kicks 16.1
    • Handballs 7.3
    • Disposals 23.4
    • Marks 7.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.0
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 88.1

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 Melbourne Rd 6
Handballs 11 Port Adelaide Rd 12
Disposals 27 Richmond Rd 10
Marks 13 Melbourne Rd 6
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 2 Richmond Rd 10
Goals 1 Fremantle Rd 7
AFL Fantasy 108 Melbourne Rd 6

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Hawthorn W 116 - 91 17 4 21 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 77
2 Brisbane Lions W 84 - 111 15 5 20 6 0 2 3 1 0 0 70
3 Carlton L 57 - 42 13 6 19 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 64
4 Adelaide Crows L 153 - 88 15 8 23 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 85
5 Collingwood W 100 - 82 19 6 25 5 0 2 0 2 0 0 94
6 Melbourne L 74 - 112 19 4 23 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 108
7 Fremantle L 116 - 79 17 7 24 9 0 0 1 1 1 0 99
8 Geelong Cats W 110 - 93 17 10 27 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 100
9 West Coast Eagles W 125 - 64 17 9 26 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 100
10 Richmond L 81 - 66 18 9 27 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 95
11 GWS Giants L 117 - 101 12 9 21 9 0 0 2 1 0 0 79
12 Port Adelaide W 131 - 61 14 11 25 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 86
14 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
17 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
18 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 6 - L: 6 193 88 281 88 0 5 7 12 1 0 1057

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 131
    • Kicks 10.9
    • Handballs 6.1
    • Disposals 17.0
    • Marks 5.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 1.0
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 71.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 Hawthorn Rd 13, 2015
Handballs 12 Sydney Swans Rd 9, 2014
Disposals 30 St Kilda Rd 18, 2010
Marks 14 West Coast Eagles Rd 11, 2015
Hit-outs 2 Sydney Swans Rd 2, 2011
Tackles 5 Fremantle Rd 6, 2015
Goals 6 Fremantle Rd 13, 2012
AFL Fantasy 133 Western Bulldogs Rd 14, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Essendon 193 88 281 88 0 5 7 12 1 0 1057
2016 Essendon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Essendon 301 104 405 131 0 15 12 20 2 4 1579
2014 Essendon 258 152 410 128 0 14 21 26 4 1 1542
2013 Essendon 129 74 203 81 0 11 7 7 24 16 956
2012 Essendon 132 87 219 84 2 17 8 13 26 21 1046
2011 Essendon 161 99 260 94 6 19 5 24 27 22 1253
2010 Essendon 176 132 308 98 0 15 12 17 12 7 1212
2009 Essendon 83 61 144 62 1 5 5 15 10 5 673

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 Port Adelaide rd 1, 2009 Football Park L 41
Finals Debut Adelaide EF, 2009 Football Park L 96
50th Game Gold Coast rd 3, 2012 Metricon Stadium W 17
100th Game North Melbourne EF, 2014 MCG L 12

Awards

AFL AWARDS

NAB AFL Rising Star nominee: 2009, 2010

All-Australian: 2015

Runner up best and fairest: 2015