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Swans rapt with Giant scalp

Youngster Will Hayward believes Saturday night's win over the Giants was one full of determination.

2:07pm  Apr 9, 2018

Hayward learns from best

As a 19-year-old with a considerably smaller stature Sydney young gun Will Hayward is a polar opposite to 31-year-old great Lance Franklin.

12:17pm  Apr 5, 2018

Hayward to miss Suns clash

Will Hayward will miss another week as the Sydney Swans err on the side of caution with the exciting forward.

4:00pm  Jul 4, 2017

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Will
Hayward

Forward

Height
186 cm
DOB
26-10-1998
Weight
80 kg
Debut
2017
Games
2018
4
Career
21
Goals
2018
5
Career
27
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
229
Avg
57
WillHayward

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Walkerville (SA)
Debut:
Recruited from: North Adelaide (SANFL)
Brownlow Votes: 

The medium-sized forward does his best work inside the forward 50. Kicked eight goals in four games for South Australia at the NAB Under-18 AFL Championships. Enjoyed a stellar season with North Adelaide, booting 33 majors in nine games in the SANFL under-18 competition. Provides good tackling pressure, is quick off the mark and reads the play well.

Draft history: 2016 AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Sydney) No. 21 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 4
    • Kicks 6.5
    • Handballs 6.5
    • Disposals 13.0
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 57.3

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 West Coast Eagles Rd 1
Handballs 10 West Coast Eagles Rd 1
Disposals 21 West Coast Eagles Rd 1
Marks 9 GWS Giants Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Western Bulldogs Rd 4
Goals 2 GWS Giants Rd 3
AFL Fantasy 88 GWS Giants Rd 3

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 West Coast Eagles W 86 - 115 11 10 21 5 0 1 1 0 2 1 79
2 Port Adelaide L 71 - 94 3 5 8 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 30
3 GWS Giants W 103 - 87 10 8 18 9 0 1 1 1 2 1 88
4 Western Bulldogs W 79 - 86 2 3 5 2 0 0 1 4 0 1 32
5 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
7 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
12 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
13 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
17 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
22 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 1 26 26 52 16 0 2 4 7 5 3 229

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 21
    • Kicks 6.3
    • Handballs 3.5
    • Disposals 9.8
    • Marks 3.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.4
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 52.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 West Coast Eagles Rd 1, 2018
Handballs 10 West Coast Eagles Rd 1, 2018
Disposals 21 West Coast Eagles Rd 1, 2018
Marks 9 GWS Giants Rd 3, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Carlton Rd 6, 2017
Goals 3 Carlton Rd 23, 2017
AFL Fantasy 88 GWS Giants Rd 3, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Sydney Swans 26 26 52 16 0 2 4 7 5 3 229
2017 Sydney Swans 106 47 153 50 0 10 10 44 22 13 863

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