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Jarrad McVeigh and Kieren Jack lined up in the Australian Open Pro-Am alongside World Number One Rory McIlroy & Masters champ Adam Scott

5:18pm  Nov 26, 2014

McVeigh ready for Irish

Jarrad McVeigh talks about playing for the first time since the Grand Final in Saturday's International Rules opener

1:46pm  Nov 18, 2014

2014 in review: Jarrad McVeigh

A consistent year, but not his greatest, is how Sydney Swans co-captain Jarrad McVeigh summed up 2014

1:57pm  Oct 15, 2014

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Jarrad
McVeigh

Height
184 cm
DOB
07-04-1985
Weight
82 kg
Debut
2004
Games
2015
2
Career
246
Goals
2015
1
Career
173
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
206
Avg
103
JarradMcVeigh

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Pennant Hills
Debut: 2004
Recruited from: NSW/ACT U18
Brownlow Votes: 49

McVeigh headed into 2014 on the back of a first All-Australian selection and his second Best and Fairest award.

The consistent co-captain again had a successful campaign averaging 23 touches, four tackles and four marks an outing and kicked double-figure goals for the ninth straight year.

He topped it off by moving into the top 10 on the Swans’ games list. He’ll spend more time in defence in 2015.

Draft history: 2002 National AFL Draft 1st round selection (Sydney) No. 5 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 2
    • Kicks 15.5
    • Handballs 11.5
    • Disposals 27.0
    • Marks 5.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.0
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 103.0

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 GWS Giants Rd 3
Handballs 12 Port Adelaide Rd 2
Disposals 28 GWS Giants Rd 3
Marks 6 Port Adelaide Rd 2
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 GWS Giants Rd 3
Goals 1 Port Adelaide Rd 2
AFL Fantasy 111 GWS Giants Rd 3

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Essendon W 72 - 60 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Port Adelaide W 44 - 92 14 12 26 6 0 0 1 2 1 0 95
3 GWS Giants W 111 - 90 17 11 28 5 0 2 1 6 0 0 111
4 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
11 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
17 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
21 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
22 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 0 31 23 54 11 0 2 2 8 1 0 206

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 246
    • Kicks 10.7
    • Handballs 7.9
    • Disposals 18.6
    • Marks 3.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.2
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 74.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 25 GWS Giants Rd 14, 2012
Handballs 19 Brisbane Lions Rd 7, 2014
Disposals 42 Carlton SF, 2013
Marks 11 GWS Giants Rd 16, 2013
Hit-outs 1 Brisbane Lions Rd 22, 2008
Tackles 12 Fremantle Rd 17, 2011
Goals 6 Western Bulldogs Rd 18, 2008
AFL Fantasy 168 Carlton SF, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Sydney Swans 31 23 54 11 0 2 2 8 1 0 206
2014 Sydney Swans 327 255 582 105 0 9 11 110 15 9 2321
2013 Sydney Swans 404 284 688 102 0 15 19 88 16 7 2499
2012 Sydney Swans 352 264 616 108 0 16 19 80 18 13 2308
2011 Sydney Swans 297 173 470 81 0 19 20 97 19 11 1952
2010 Sydney Swans 277 240 517 91 0 20 19 85 16 11 1994
2009 Sydney Swans 189 190 379 69 0 10 10 56 14 10 1452
2008 Sydney Swans 251 216 467 114 2 18 16 75 32 14 2005
2007 Sydney Swans 212 106 318 105 0 12 27 52 11 15 1383
2006 Sydney Swans 173 79 252 82 0 16 21 71 21 7 1293
2005 Sydney Swans 66 54 120 34 1 1 8 28 4 6 528
2004 Sydney Swans 85 60 145 32 0 10 3 26 6 7 619

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 1, 2004 (Sydney Swans v Brisbane Lions)

50 games – round 17, 2006 (Sydney Swans v Port Adelaide)

100 games – round 19, 2008 (Sydney Swans v Fremantle)

150 games – round 3, 2011 (Sydney Swans v West Coast)

200 games – round 6, 2013 (Sydney Swans v Brisbane Lions)

 

Awards

AFL Awards

All-Australian
2013

Premiership side 
2012

International Rules Series 
2010, 2014

Club Awards

Co-captain 
2011-2014

Best and Fairest 
2008, 2013

Players' Player award
2013

Best Player in Finals
2013 (joint)

Best Clubman
2014

Most Improved 
2006

Brownlow Medal

2014 votes 5; career votes 49.