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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
187 cm
DOB
26-10-1998
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2017
Games
2019
6
Career
46
Goals
2019
8
Career
58
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
339
Avg
56
WillHayward

Player Bio

At A Glance

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

The lightning-quick 20-year-old forward backed up his debut 2017 season with a starring 2018 campaign, establishing himself as a crucial member of the Swans’ inside 50 alongside Lance Franklin, Tom Papley, Ben Ronke and a number of other Swans. Hayward kicked the second-most amount of goals in Swans colours in 2018, snaring 28 majors to run second behind Franklin (57). Along with the likes of Isaac Heeney, Oliver Florent and Tom McCartin, Hayward is among a host of young Swans stamping their impact on the competition.

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

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 6
    • Kicks 6.0
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 11.0
    • Marks 2.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.2
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 56.5

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 Essendon Rd 8
Handballs 9 Adelaide Crows Rd 2
Disposals 16 Essendon Rd 8
Marks 4 Essendon Rd 8
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Western Bulldogs Rd 1
Goals 2 Brisbane Lions Rd 7
AFL Fantasy 67 Brisbane Lions Rd 7

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Western Bulldogs L 82 - 65 6 3 9 3 0 1 1 6 1 1 62
2 Adelaide Crows L 62 - 88 5 9 14 2 0 0 0 4 2 0 67
3 Carlton W 74 - 93 4 1 5 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 29
4 Melbourne L 78 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Richmond L 89 - 67 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 GWS Giants L 79 - 120 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Brisbane Lions L 103 - 81 7 5 12 3 0 1 1 4 2 1 67
8 Essendon W 77 - 72 9 7 16 4 0 1 1 1 1 3 64
9 North Melbourne W 72 - 77 5 5 10 2 0 2 0 4 0 1 50
10 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
12 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
20 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
23 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 6 36 30 66 17 0 5 5 19 8 6 339

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 46
    • Kicks 6.8
    • Handballs 3.9
    • Disposals 10.7
    • Marks 3.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.9
    • Goals 1.3
    • AFL Fantasy 56.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 North Melbourne Rd 17, 2018
Handballs 10 West Coast Eagles Rd 1, 2018
Disposals 21 West Coast Eagles Rd 1, 2018
Marks 9 Fremantle Rd 9, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Adelaide Crows Rd 5, 2018
Goals 3 Hawthorn Rd 8, 2018
AFL Fantasy 88 GWS Giants Rd 3, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Sydney Swans 36 30 66 17 0 5 5 19 8 6 339
2018 Sydney Swans 173 101 274 91 0 18 23 71 28 18 1413
2017 Sydney Swans 106 47 153 50 0 10 10 44 22 13 863

Legend

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