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Smith to hit the scoreboard

Devon Smith says a new system and further improvement of Essendon’s versatile midfield group will allow him to hit the scoreboard more in 2019.

2:15pm  Feb 26, 2019

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Devon
Smith

Midfielder

Height
174 cm
DOB
20-05-1993
Weight
77 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2019
0
Career
131
Goals
2019
0
Career
117
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
DevonSmith

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior clubs: Lara (VIC), Geelong Falcons
Draft history: Pick No.14, 2011 national draft
AFL clubs: GWS, Essendon
AFL debut: Round 1, 2012
Brownlow votes: 18

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Gavin Almenara

Irvine Newton - Irv and Ven Newton

Andrew Schram - The Schram Family

Joe Fontana - Everstin Group

Former Giant who couldn’t have asked for a better individual season during his first year at The Hangar, taking home the 2018 Crichton Medal after being provided greater midfield opportunities at his new club. 

The savage on-baller was an impressive force through the middle of the ground for the Bombers, laying 186 tackles – a club and league home-and-away season record – and averaging 22 disposals and 8.5 contested possessions.

But it wasn’t just the midfield brigade that benefitted from the addition of Smith to the line-up, with the 25-year-old booting 17 goals and directly assisting another nine. 

With a year of experience under his belt at the club and a greater knowledge of his teammates, there is a lot to look forward to from Smith in 2019.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 0
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
2 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
5 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
14 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
15 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
17 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 131
    • Kicks 11.2
    • Handballs 7.8
    • Disposals 19.0
    • Marks 3.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 5.3
    • Goals 0.9
    • AFL Fantasy 85.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 28 Essendon Rd 12, 2014
Handballs 16 St Kilda Rd 7, 2017
Disposals 33 Sydney Swans Rd 3, 2015
Marks 10 Melbourne Rd 21, 2014
Hit-outs 1 Sydney Swans Rd 16, 2013
Tackles 15 Carlton Rd 8, 2018
Goals 5 St Kilda Rd 2, 2014
AFL Fantasy 150 Collingwood Rd 16, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Essendon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Essendon 290 194 484 83 0 25 16 186 17 16 2346
2017 GWS Giants 158 139 297 51 0 10 11 80 15 14 1306
2016 GWS Giants 132 130 262 40 0 12 11 66 16 18 1133
2015 GWS Giants 243 140 383 70 0 24 12 98 17 20 1721
2014 GWS Giants 286 166 452 89 0 27 20 95 26 15 1975
2013 GWS Giants 181 114 295 49 5 15 13 81 16 11 1330
2012 GWS Giants 174 144 318 61 0 18 21 85 10 19 1367

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

2018 Crichton Medallist

2018 Bomber Squad Award

AFL Awards

2012 AFL Rising Star nominee

2015 AFLPA 22under22 team

 

Milestones

Milestone Games

Milestone Versus Round Venue Result
AFL debut Sydney Rd 1, 2012 ANZ Stadium L 63
50th game Carlton Rd 14, 2014 Sydney Showground Stadium W 8
100th game St Kilda Rd 7, 2017 Marvel Stadium L 23