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LRT's SCG farewell

Lewis Roberts-Thomson got the opportunity to bid farewell to his fans during Saturday's lap of honour

5:03pm  Aug 18, 2014

Finals specialist bows out

Lewis Roberts-Thomson retires as one of the Swans favourite sons

5:11pm  Aug 14, 2014

LRT: The fans' tale

The love between the Swans faithful and Lewis Roberts-Thomson was mutual, as displayed throughout today

3:33pm  Aug 14, 2014

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SwansTV: LRT's lap of honour

4:23pm  Aug 18, 2014

SwansTV: Tributes flow for LRT

3:30pm  Aug 15, 2014

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Lewis
Roberts-Thomson

Height
194 cm
DOB
08-09-1983
Weight
92 kg
Debut
2003
Games
2014
5
Career
178
Goals
2014
2
Career
54
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
160
Avg
32
LewisRoberts-Thomson

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: North Shore
Debut: 2003
Recruited from: NSW/ACT U18
Brownlow Votes: 4

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Roberts-Thomson was one of the long line of Swans to fall victim to injury in 2013. 

Appearing in the opening four games, mostly reverting to a defensive role, the popular Swan suffered a knee injury that kept him out of the side for the remainder of the year. 

He made it back on to the field for Sydney’s NEAFL team at season’s end and was an emergency for the Swans’ preliminary final loss to Fremantle. 

He will be aiming for better luck in 2014.

Draft history: 2001 National AFL Draft 2nd round zone selection (Sydney) No. 29 overall.

2014 Coaches Call

His 2013 season was injury-riddled. He played the first four rounds and then went down with injury and didn’t come back.

His pre-season has been a little bit slow as he still recovers from injury. He did manage to play reserves at the end of the year but then had a few things to fix up post-season, so he hasn’t done the full pre-season so far but he’s been running almost the whole time. It’s just about getting him up to a level where he can jump into skills with the rest of the boys. In terms of conditioning, his fitness won’t take long because he’s a naturally fit guy, so he’s not too far away.

We hope in 2014
that he can get back to his 2012 form where he showed that at either end of the ground he was a really important player. At his best he’s hard, he’s versatile, he’s disciplined and he’s played a lot of footy, so he’s a really important player.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 5
    • Kicks 4.2
    • Handballs 2.4
    • Disposals 6.6
    • Marks 2.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.4
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 32.0

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 North Melbourne Rd 4
Handballs 5 Fremantle Rd 5
Disposals 11 North Melbourne Rd 4
Marks 3 Fremantle Rd 5
Hit-outs 2 GWS Giants Rd 1
Tackles 4 Fremantle Rd 5
Goals 1 Fremantle Rd 5
AFL Fantasy 53 Fremantle Rd 5

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 GWS Giants L 99 - 67 4 0 4 3 2 0 4 2 0 0 19
2 Collingwood L 69 - 89 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Adelaide Crows W 71 - 134 4 1 5 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 27
4 North Melbourne L 48 - 91 8 3 11 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 45
5 Fremantle W 92 - 75 4 5 9 3 0 0 0 4 1 0 53
6 Melbourne W 38 - 69 1 3 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 16
7 Brisbane Lions W 44 - 123 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Hawthorn W 107 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Essendon W 64 - 114 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Geelong Cats W 148 - 38 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Gold Coast Suns W 74 - 109 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Port Adelaide W 98 - 94 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Richmond W 51 - 62 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 GWS Giants W 106 - 60 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 West Coast Eagles W 51 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Carlton W 122 - 51 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Hawthorn L 104 - 94 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Essendon W 79 - 57 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Port Adelaide W 58 - 84 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 St Kilda W 127 - 56 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Western Bulldogs W 67 - 130 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Richmond L 65 - 68 - - - - - - - - - - -
FW1 Fremantle W 93 - 69 - - - - - - - - - - -
PF North Melbourne W 136 - 65 - - - - - - - - - - -
GF Hawthorn L 74 - 137 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 19 - L: 6 21 12 33 13 2 1 6 9 2 1 160

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 178
    • Kicks 5.4
    • Handballs 4.7
    • Disposals 10.1
    • Marks 3.8
    • Hit-Outs 1.4
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 44.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 North Melbourne Rd 15, 2010
Handballs 15 Richmond Rd 6, 2009
Disposals 25 Richmond Rd 6, 2009
Marks 15 North Melbourne Rd 15, 2010
Hit-outs 13 Port Adelaide Rd 8, 2011
Tackles 7 Fremantle Rd 19, 2008
Goals 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 18, 2012
AFL Fantasy 119 North Melbourne Rd 15, 2010

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 Sydney Swans 21 12 33 13 2 1 6 9 2 1 160
2013 Sydney Swans 22 14 36 7 0 4 6 6 1 1 132
2012 Sydney Swans 125 98 223 76 36 23 17 47 25 10 1155
2011 Sydney Swans 71 44 115 42 68 11 17 39 12 5 688
2010 Sydney Swans 114 80 194 87 0 7 14 34 0 2 866
2009 Sydney Swans 175 156 331 144 27 11 23 28 2 0 1362
2008 Sydney Swans 152 134 286 108 32 21 27 48 4 1 1237
2007 Sydney Swans 14 15 29 13 1 2 2 3 0 0 120
2006 Sydney Swans 129 116 245 87 16 26 26 30 3 1 983
2005 Sydney Swans 95 103 198 58 15 19 21 37 0 3 787
2004 Sydney Swans 12 22 34 7 3 1 4 4 0 1 110
2003 Sydney Swans 46 44 90 29 44 9 10 12 5 4 418

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 8, 2003 (Sydney Swans v Geelong)

50 games – round 2, 2006 (Sydney Swans v Port Adelaide)

100 games – round 2, 2009 (Sydney Swans v Hawthorn)

150 games – round 2, 2012 (Sydney Swans v Fremantle)

 

Awards

AFL Awards

Premiership side
2005, 2012

Brownlow Medal

Career votes 4.