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Parker returns to full training

Swans midfielder Luke Parker has returned to full-intensity training for the first time since fracturing his ankle and sitting out this year’s finals series.

12:51pm  Dec 15, 2015

Parker may return this season

Sydney Swans star Luke Parker could be a chance to play again this season despite having surgery on his right lower leg on Sunday.

2:28pm  Aug 17, 2015

Swans win late with Parker

Luke Parker is proof that the Swans can get value from the live second round pick in tonight's AFL Draft

2:20pm  Nov 27, 2014

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Luke
Parker

Height
183 cm
DOB
25-10-1992
Weight
85 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2016
5
Career
106
Goals
2016
4
Career
82
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
572
Avg
114
LukeParker

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Langwarrin
Debut: 2011
Recruited from: Dandenong Stingrays U18
Brownlow Votes:
17

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A horror end to the season put a downer on Parker’s year but it didn’t stop him continuing his push to be considered among the AFL’s elite midfielders. Five goals and 31 possessions against Geelong in round seven was the highlight of an outstanding season, but a broken leg against Collingwood in round 20 not only ended his year, but cost the Swans during the finals. As tough as they come, Parker was on target to play in the preliminary final should his side have made it, despite having a metal plate in his ankle. The youngest player to be voted into the club’s leadership group, Parker is the Swans’ next captain in waiting.

Draft history: 2010 NAB AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Sydney) No. 40 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 5
    • Kicks 13.4
    • Handballs 16.6
    • Disposals 30.0
    • Marks 4.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.6
    • Tackles 5.2
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 114.4

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 West Coast Eagles Rd 5
Handballs 27 Collingwood Rd 1
Disposals 40 Collingwood Rd 1
Marks 8 Collingwood Rd 1
Hit-outs 1 West Coast Eagles Rd 5
Tackles 9 West Coast Eagles Rd 5
Goals 1 Adelaide Crows Rd 4
AFL Fantasy 135 Collingwood Rd 1

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Collingwood W 133 - 53 13 27 40 8 0 2 1 3 1 1 135
2 Carlton W 71 - 131 16 13 29 6 1 1 1 2 1 1 106
3 GWS Giants W 93 - 68 10 20 30 7 0 3 1 6 1 0 121
4 Adelaide Crows L 113 - 103 11 15 26 1 1 1 1 6 1 1 96
5 West Coast Eagles W 88 - 49 17 8 25 2 1 4 0 9 0 0 114
6 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
10 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
12 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
21 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
22 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 1 67 83 150 24 3 11 4 26 4 3 572

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 106
    • Kicks 9.9
    • Handballs 11.5
    • Disposals 21.4
    • Marks 3.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.4
    • Tackles 4.4
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 83.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Geelong Cats Rd 7, 2015
Handballs 27 Collingwood Rd 1, 2016
Disposals 40 Collingwood Rd 1, 2016
Marks 11 Geelong Cats Rd 7, 2015
Hit-outs 4 West Coast Eagles Rd 16, 2014
Tackles 11 Western Bulldogs Rd 22, 2014
Goals 5 Geelong Cats Rd 7, 2015
AFL Fantasy 166 Geelong Cats Rd 7, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2016 Sydney Swans 67 83 150 24 3 11 4 26 4 3 572
2015 Sydney Swans 219 267 486 65 23 32 31 90 18 14 1830
2014 Sydney Swans 286 362 648 104 17 26 42 151 25 14 2579
2013 Sydney Swans 265 259 524 76 0 26 25 125 22 12 2136
2012 Sydney Swans 140 164 304 54 1 10 19 53 5 5 1111
2011 Sydney Swans 71 81 152 28 0 4 8 24 8 8 591

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, 2011 (Sydney Swans v Port Adelaide)

50 games - round 19, 2013 (Sydney Swans v Western Bulldogs)

 

Awards

AFL Awards

Premiership side 
2012

Club Awards

Best and Fairest
2014

Players' Player award
2014

Most Improved
2013

Brownlow Medal

2014 votes 12, career votes 17.