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Johnson: I always wanted to return

Defender Alex Johnson always had his sights firmly set on a return to AFL football despite five knee reconstructions.

4:03pm  Aug 1, 2018

Minor setback for AJ

Sydney Swan Alex Johnson has suffered a setback in his bid to return to senior football.

4:00pm  Feb 13, 2018

Johnson nearing a return

The inspirational footy comeback of Sydney defender Alex Johnson could become reality in the next month.

8:37am  Apr 19, 2017

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2136 Days

1:10pm  Aug 1, 2018

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7:41pm  Jul 1, 2017

NEAFL: Johnson's dream return

7:38pm  Jul 1, 2017

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Alex
Johnson

Height
194 cm
DOB
02-03-1992
Weight
92 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2018
2
Career
47
Goals
2018
0
Career
1
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
105
Avg
52
AlexJohnson

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Hawthorn Citizens
Debut: 2011
Recruited from: Oakleigh Chargers
Brownlow Votes:
-

The injury-plagued 2012 premiership defender showed great resilience in returning from a fifth knee reconstruction and recurring infection in the NEAFL in 2017. He played nine second-tier games and will be looking to get as much game time under his belt as possible in 2018.

Draft history: 2010 AFL Draft 3rd round selection (Sydney) No. 57 overall.

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Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 2
    • Kicks 6.0
    • Handballs 3.5
    • Disposals 9.5
    • Marks 6.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.5
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 52.5

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 Collingwood Rd 20
Handballs 4 Collingwood Rd 20
Disposals 15 Collingwood Rd 20
Marks 11 Collingwood Rd 20
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Collingwood Rd 20
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 89 Collingwood Rd 20

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 West Coast Eagles W 86 - 115 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Port Adelaide L 71 - 94 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 GWS Giants W 103 - 87 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Western Bulldogs W 79 - 86 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Adelaide Crows L 75 - 85 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Geelong Cats W 69 - 86 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 North Melbourne L 66 - 68 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Hawthorn W 71 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Fremantle W 111 - 52 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Brisbane Lions W 49 - 67 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Carlton W 91 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 St Kilda W 55 - 126 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 West Coast Eagles W 72 - 57 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Richmond L 93 - 67 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Geelong Cats L 59 - 71 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 North Melbourne W 98 - 104 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Gold Coast Suns L 64 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Essendon L 109 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Collingwood W 73 - 71 11 4 15 11 0 2 1 4 0 0 89
21 Melbourne W 78 - 87 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 16
22 GWS Giants W 60 - 80 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 14 - L: 7 12 7 19 12 0 2 1 5 0 0 105

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 47
    • Kicks 8.7
    • Handballs 4.8
    • Disposals 13.6
    • Marks 4.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.2
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 57.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 Carlton Rd 13, 2011
Handballs 12 Western Bulldogs Rd 10, 2012
Disposals 24 Fremantle Rd 2, 2012
Marks 11 Collingwood Rd 20, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Essendon Rd 11, 2012
Goals 1 Brisbane Lions Rd 11, 2011
AFL Fantasy 97 Fremantle Rd 2, 2012

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Sydney Swans 12 7 19 12 0 2 1 5 0 0 105
2017 Sydney Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Sydney Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Sydney Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Sydney Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Sydney Swans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Sydney Swans 209 142 351 108 0 13 12 65 0 4 1476
2011 Sydney Swans 190 77 267 89 0 8 11 34 1 0 1108

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

AFL Debut – round 3, 2011 (Sydney Swans v West Coast)

Awards

AFL Awards

Premiership Side
2012

Club Awards

Swans Rising Star award
2012

Best Clubman
2016