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Pocket Profile: Nic Newman

Debutant Nic Newman lets us in on a few secrets in the latest of our Pocket Profile series.

11:02am  Apr 4, 2017

Newman eyes senior debut

Defender Nic Newman understands the challenge he faces in trying to gain a spot in the Round 1 team to take on Port Adelaide.

10:15am  Feb 21, 2017

Rookie Watch

The Swans have had some great success with their rookie-listed players in 2016, with three already upgraded this season and two making their senior debuts.

1:37pm  Jul 20, 2016

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Goal of the Week - Rd 19, 2018

10:02am  Jul 30, 2018

Newman wraps up AFLX

7:43pm  Feb 17, 2018

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Nic
Newman

Height
186 cm
DOB
15-01-1993
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2017
Games
31
Goals
8
NicNewman

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Mornington
Debut: -
Recruited from: Frankston Dolphins (VFL)
Brownlow Votes: -

The 25-year-old will be looking to remain an AFL regular in 2018 after debuting in Round 2 last season and banking 20 games. Newman offers the Swans a unique touch with his ability to float between half-back and the wing and the fact he has a quality left-foot kick.

Draft history: 2015 Rookie Draft selection (Sydney) No. 35; 2016 AFL Draft rookie elevation (Sydney).

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 11
    • Kicks 11.5
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 17.5
    • Marks 5.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.0
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 74.2

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 Melbourne Rd 21
Handballs 11 GWS Giants Rd 22
Disposals 24 Collingwood Rd 20
Marks 12 Melbourne Rd 21
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Hawthorn Rd 23
Goals 1 Essendon Rd 19
AFL Fantasy 119 Melbourne Rd 21

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 West Coast Eagles W 86 - 115 10 9 19 4 0 2 1 2 0 0 67
2 Port Adelaide L 71 - 94 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 GWS Giants W 103 - 87 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Western Bulldogs W 79 - 86 10 6 16 4 0 1 3 1 0 0 50
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 8 3 11 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 44
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 12 4 16 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 64
18 Gold Coast Suns L 64 - 88 12 8 20 6 0 0 1 6 0 0 91
19 Essendon L 109 - 66 9 5 14 4 0 1 0 3 1 0 68
20 Collingwood W 73 - 71 15 9 24 12 0 0 1 2 0 0 104
21 Melbourne W 78 - 87 18 4 22 12 0 1 0 5 0 0 119
22 GWS Giants W 60 - 80 9 11 20 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 67
23 Hawthorn L 74 - 83 12 4 16 6 0 1 0 6 0 0 87
W1 GWS Giants L 30 - 79 12 3 15 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 55
TOTAL W: 14 - L: 9 127 66 193 60 0 9 8 33 1 0 816

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 31
    • Kicks 12.5
    • Handballs 6.8
    • Disposals 19.3
    • Marks 5.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.5
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 80.5

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 24 St Kilda Rd 9, 2017
Handballs 16 North Melbourne Rd 8, 2017
Disposals 35 North Melbourne Rd 8, 2017
Marks 12 Melbourne Rd 21, 2018
Hit-outs 1 Western Bulldogs Rd 12, 2017
Tackles 7 Geelong Cats Rd 20, 2017
Goals 2 Essendon Rd 14, 2017
AFL Fantasy 135 North Melbourne Rd 8, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Sydney Swans 127 66 193 60 0 9 8 33 1 0 816
2017 Sydney Swans 260 146 406 95 1 15 14 75 7 7 1680

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