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Season review: Jake Stringer

Jake Stringer’s second season as a Bomber backed up his first as the powerful forward proved mightily dangerous again.

12:41pm  Sep 25, 2019

Crichton contender: Jake Stringer

Jake Stringer starred in his first season as a Bomber and he maintained that momentum with another terrific effort this year.

12:04pm  Sep 19, 2019

Stringer's special bond

Challenge has lauded Jake Stringer for his commitment to bringing joy into the lives of kids living with cancer.

2:00pm  Jul 11, 2019

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Jake
Stringer

Forward

Height
192 cm
DOB
25-04-1994
Weight
95 kg
Debut
2013
Games
2019
19
Career
128
Goals
2019
33
Career
223
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1225
Avg
64
JakeStringer

Player Bio

At a glance

Junior club: Eaglehawk, Bendigo Pioneers
Recruited from: Western Bulldogs
Draft history: Pick No.5, 2012 national draft
AFL debut: Round 4, 2013
Brownlow votes: 13

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Warrnambool Bombers Supporter Group

Gai & Stuart Williams

Robyn Barnes & Alex Swannson

Powerful and versatile Bomber who was terrific in his first season in the red and black in 2018.

Led the goalkicking with 30 goals – despite not spending his time exclusively in the forward line – and was a constant threat for the opposition wherever he was positioned.

The former Bulldog recorded career-high averages for disposals, inside 50s, clearances and contested possessions thanks to greater opportunities in the midfield where he used his size and explosiveness to great effect. 

Stringer will have a much better idea of how to best work with his teammates with his first season at The Hangar in the bank and you would expect he will be among the side’s best performers again in 2019.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 19
    • Kicks 9.4
    • Handballs 2.9
    • Disposals 12.3
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.3
    • Goals 1.7
    • AFL Fantasy 64.5

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Fremantle Rd 9
Handballs 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 18
Disposals 18 Geelong Cats Rd 7
Marks 7 Collingwood Rd 6
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 GWS Giants Rd 1
Goals 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 19
AFL Fantasy 91 Gold Coast Suns Rd 19

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 GWS Giants L 112 - 40 7 3 10 1 0 1 2 7 1 0 59
2 St Kilda L 65 - 76 12 4 16 2 0 4 0 3 1 2 74
3 Melbourne W 112 - 130 9 1 10 3 0 2 2 6 4 1 83
4 Brisbane Lions W 112 - 65 10 3 13 3 0 1 1 0 1 4 53
5 North Melbourne W 58 - 116 8 1 9 5 0 1 1 5 2 2 73
6 Collingwood L 69 - 73 11 5 16 7 0 1 3 1 2 2 74
7 Geelong Cats L 86 - 54 12 6 18 5 0 0 1 2 3 2 88
8 Sydney Swans L 77 - 72 6 2 8 2 0 1 3 6 1 2 52
9 Fremantle W 60 - 53 16 1 17 5 0 1 0 4 1 1 89
10 Richmond L 73 - 50 4 3 7 1 0 1 1 4 0 2 37
11 Carlton W 74 - 33 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Hawthorn W 96 - 77 7 1 8 4 0 1 4 0 2 0 36
14 West Coast Eagles L 106 - 71 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 GWS Giants W 77 - 71 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Sydney Swans W 76 - 66 7 3 10 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 51
17 North Melbourne W 86 - 81 14 2 16 2 0 0 0 1 3 2 76
18 Adelaide Crows W 75 - 96 7 6 13 1 0 0 2 5 2 0 62
19 Gold Coast Suns W 96 - 106 13 2 15 3 0 0 1 4 4 2 91
20 Port Adelaide L 67 - 126 11 3 14 3 0 1 0 6 2 2 87
21 Western Bulldogs L 33 - 137 5 2 7 1 0 1 3 3 0 1 27
22 Fremantle W 55 - 87 9 4 13 5 0 0 3 2 2 2 63
23 Collingwood L 76 - 65 - - - - - - - - - - -
FW1 West Coast Eagles L 116 - 61 10 3 13 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 50
TOTAL W: 12 - L: 11 178 55 233 57 0 17 28 63 33 27 1225

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 128
    • Kicks 8.5
    • Handballs 4.5
    • Disposals 13.0
    • Marks 3.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.2
    • Tackles 2.5
    • Goals 1.7
    • AFL Fantasy 63.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 Brisbane Lions Rd 12, 2018
Handballs 14 Richmond Rd 11, 2018
Disposals 29 Richmond Rd 11, 2018
Marks 12 Collingwood Rd 12, 2013
Hit-outs 4 Port Adelaide Rd 23, 2018
Tackles 9 Brisbane Lions Rd 12, 2018
Goals 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 4, 2015
AFL Fantasy 133 Brisbane Lions Rd 12, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Essendon 178 55 233 57 0 17 28 63 33 27 1225
2018 Essendon 191 100 291 74 12 16 17 53 30 23 1387
2017 Western Bulldogs 124 74 198 48 0 10 15 29 24 26 915
2016 Western Bulldogs 182 141 323 77 4 19 21 48 42 23 1486
2015 Western Bulldogs 236 78 314 77 6 11 24 59 56 32 1644
2014 Western Bulldogs 133 87 220 55 0 13 13 43 26 15 1055
2013 Western Bulldogs 47 37 84 31 0 1 9 20 12 7 441

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, 2019 Matthew Lloyd Leading Goalkicker Award

AFL Awards

2016 Western Bulldogs premiership player

2015 All-Australian

2015 International Rules Series

AFLPA 22under22 team (2015, 2016)

2014 Rising Star nominee

Milestones

Milestone Games

Milestone Versus Round Venue Result
AFL debut Adelaide Rd 4, 2013 Football Park L 52
Finals debut Adelaide EF, 2015 MCG L 7
50th game Adelaide EF, 2015 MCG L 15
100th game Richmond Rd 11, 2018 MCG L 71