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2014 in review: Dean Towers

Dean Towers was on the cusp of selection all of the 2014 season, getting his chance on six occasions

2:00pm  Oct 22, 2014

Biggs, Towers face Saints

Shane Biggs and Dean Towers return to the side to face St Kilda in place of Ben McGlynn and Rhyce Shaw

6:25pm  Aug 14, 2014

Deano’s debut

24-year-old Dean Towers says he's looking forward to running out for his first AFL game on Saturday night

6:26pm  Jul 10, 2014

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Dean
Towers

Height
189 cm
DOB
04-05-1990
Weight
86 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2015
11
Career
17
Goals
2015
5
Career
8
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
538
Avg
49
DeanTowers

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Colac
Debut: 2014
Recruited from: North Ballarat VFL
Brownlow Votes: -

Riding on the back of a strong pre-season, Towers was determined to make his AFL debut in 2014.

Playing mainly in the forward line, he made good progress in the NEAFL and was rewarded when he was called up for the round 17 match against Carlton, playing a role in a solid team win.

He finished with six appearances for the year and will be eyeing more senior games in 2015.

Draft history: 2012 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Sydney) No. 22 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 11
    • Kicks 5.9
    • Handballs 5.1
    • Disposals 11.0
    • Marks 3.1
    • Hit-Outs 1.0
    • Tackles 2.1
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 48.9

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23
Handballs 10 Essendon Rd 1
Disposals 20 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23
Marks 7 Fremantle W1
Hit-outs 6 North Melbourne SF
Tackles 4 North Melbourne SF
Goals 2 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23
AFL Fantasy 95 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Essendon W 72 - 60 6 10 16 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 50
2 Port Adelaide W 44 - 92 9 5 14 3 0 2 0 1 2 0 64
3 GWS Giants W 111 - 90 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
4 Fremantle L 74 - 60 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Western Bulldogs L 73 - 77 3 1 4 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 25
6 Melbourne W 50 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Geelong Cats W 120 - 77 2 3 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 12
8 Hawthorn W 69 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Carlton W 122 - 62 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Gold Coast Suns W 41 - 93 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 North Melbourne W 75 - 91 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Richmond L 77 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Port Adelaide W 94 - 84 5 5 10 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 50
15 Brisbane Lions W 49 - 70 3 9 12 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 49
16 Hawthorn L 57 - 146 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 West Coast Eagles L 103 - 51 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Adelaide Crows W 117 - 65 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Geelong Cats L 95 - 63 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Collingwood W 87 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 GWS Giants W 44 - 133 7 4 11 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 42
22 St Kilda W 38 - 135 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Gold Coast Suns W 127 - 64 12 8 20 6 0 1 0 3 2 0 95
W1 Fremantle L 69 - 60 9 6 15 7 4 0 1 2 1 2 77
SF North Melbourne L 51 - 77 8 4 12 4 6 2 1 4 0 0 65
TOTAL W: 16 - L: 8 65 56 121 34 11 6 5 23 5 5 538

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 17
    • Kicks 5.4
    • Handballs 5.2
    • Disposals 10.6
    • Marks 2.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.8
    • Tackles 2.1
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 46.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23, 2015
Handballs 10 Essendon Rd 1, 2015
Disposals 20 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23, 2015
Marks 7 Fremantle W1, 2015
Hit-outs 6 North Melbourne SF, 2015
Tackles 5 Essendon Rd 19, 2014
Goals 2 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23, 2015
AFL Fantasy 95 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Sydney Swans 65 56 121 34 11 6 5 23 5 5 538
2014 Sydney Swans 26 33 59 12 3 0 2 13 3 4 251

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 17, 2014 (Sydney Swans v Carlton)