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McKernan eyeing selection

Shaun McKernan will be pushing for selection when the Bombers take on West Coast after the bye.

6:00pm  Jun 24, 2016

Shaping up

Essendon’s High Performance Manager, Justin Crow, is happy with the progress several injured players have made over the last few weeks.

3:50pm  Apr 12, 2016

McKernan nominated

More good news for McKernan who has been nominated for the Weet-Bix Mark of the Year.

12:17pm  Aug 24, 2015

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BTV: Shaun McKernan re-signs

2:45pm  Nov 1, 2017

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Shaun
McKernan

Height
196 cm
DOB
01-09-1990
Weight
100 kg
Debut
2009
Games
2017
3
Career
52
Goals
2017
3
Career
34
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
198
Avg
66
ShaunMcKernan

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Westmeadows, Calder Cannons
Clubs: Calder Cannons, Adelaide Crows
Debut: 2009
Recruited from: Adelaide Crows

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Drafted by Adelaide in 2008, Shaun McKernan played 34 games with the Crows, before joined the Bombers ahead of the 2015 season. 

He finished in the top ten of Essendon’s best and fairest in 2015 despite playing just nine games.

McKernan played six games in 2016 and was placed on the Rookie List at the end of the season.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 3
    • Kicks 6.0
    • Handballs 6.3
    • Disposals 12.3
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 17.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 66.0

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 Hawthorn Rd 1
Handballs 9 Hawthorn Rd 1
Disposals 17 Hawthorn Rd 1
Marks 5 Hawthorn Rd 1
Hit-outs 27 Hawthorn Rd 1
Tackles 3 Brisbane Lions Rd 2
Goals 2 Sydney Swans Rd 14
AFL Fantasy 85 Hawthorn Rd 1

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Hawthorn W 116 - 91 8 9 17 5 27 1 6 3 1 0 85
2 Brisbane Lions W 84 - 111 6 7 13 3 22 1 3 3 0 0 67
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 4 3 7 4 2 1 1 1 2 0 46
15 Brisbane Lions L 82 - 90 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Collingwood W 80 - 117 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 St Kilda W 57 - 118 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 North Melbourne W 132 - 105 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Western Bulldogs L 127 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Carlton W 84 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Adelaide Crows L 80 - 123 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Gold Coast Suns W 57 - 90 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Fremantle W 107 - 92 - - - - - - - - - - -
W1 Sydney Swans L 121 - 56 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 12 - L: 11 18 19 37 12 51 3 10 7 3 0 198

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 52
    • Kicks 6.7
    • Handballs 4.6
    • Disposals 11.3
    • Marks 3.4
    • Hit-Outs 10.8
    • Tackles 1.6
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 56.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Collingwood Rd 23, 2015
Handballs 13 Hawthorn Rd 13, 2015
Disposals 26 Collingwood Rd 23, 2015
Marks 9 Gold Coast Suns Rd 21, 2015
Hit-outs 31 Richmond Rd 22, 2015
Tackles 5 St Kilda Rd 6, 2011
Goals 3 Gold Coast Suns Rd 21, 2015
AFL Fantasy 130 Gold Coast Suns Rd 21, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Essendon 18 19 37 12 51 3 10 7 3 0 198
2016 Essendon 44 21 65 20 41 4 7 8 4 1 315
2015 Essendon 86 79 165 34 206 7 29 14 6 3 739
2014 Adelaide Crows 10 11 21 3 12 2 2 3 1 1 88
2013 Adelaide Crows 62 44 106 35 73 7 10 22 7 10 569
2012 Adelaide Crows 28 22 50 9 85 6 16 4 3 4 236
2011 Adelaide Crows 98 38 136 60 92 11 25 24 10 8 742
2010 Adelaide Crows 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 Adelaide Crows 4 4 8 2 0 1 1 3 0 1 37

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 Richmond* rd 14, 2009 Carrara  W 17

*Played with the Adelaide Crows

AFL Games:

34