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Thurlow ready to return

Cats youngster Jackson Thurlow has recovered from his kidney injury and will line up in the VFL on Saturday

2:26pm  Mar 31, 2015

Thurlow returns to contact

Young Cat Jackson Thurlow has re-joined contact drills at training after kidney injury

4:41pm  Mar 25, 2015

Thurlow taking big steps

The Cats are thrilled with Jackson Thurlow's progress in his return from a lacerated kidney

1:17pm  Mar 18, 2015

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10:35pm  Aug 15, 2014

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Jackson
Thurlow

Height
190 cm
DOB
28-03-1994
Weight
83 kg
Debut
2013
Games
2015
3
Career
13
Goals
2015
1
Career
5
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
213
Avg
71
JacksonThurlow

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Launceston
Clubs: Geelong
Debut: 2013
Recruited from: Launceston
Brownlow Votes: -

Outlook

 

Medium defender from Launceston who reads the play well and has excellent endurance. Showed plenty of talent, toughness and poise during his first season at Simonds Stadium in 2013 and made an impressive AFL debut against Essendon in round seven, finishing with 17 disposals. He struggled to break into the side last year, but played the final five matches including both finals. 

 

Season by Season

Season by Season

 

Played six games including two finals Made finals debut vs Haw in QF 

Booted three goals for season 

Had career best 20 disposals in rd 23 vs Bris 

Also played 13 VFL games and kicked 12 goals

Season by Season

Made debut in rd 7 vs Ess in match up of unbeaten teams

Had 17 possessions and four tackle son debut

Played four games and kicked one goal

First goal came in rd 9 win over Power

Best game came in rd 11 vs GWS with 19 possessions and seven marks

Also played 14 VFL games and kicked 10 goals

Member of Cats VFL GF team

Dale Amos' player review for 2013

He played some pretty consistent VFL footy. Had some little periods on the sidelines after copping a fractured cheekbone and a couple of other injuries. He made his AFL debut against Essendon and got a lot of the footy. He's got the attributes to be able to play AFL footy, there's no doubt about that. He's a very strong mark overhead. He can jump at the ball and he can kick the ball exceptionally well. He was predominantly a defender this year, but he pushed up and played on the wing a little bit in the VFL and also spent some time across half-forward.

Season By Season

  • Played 13 games with Launceston in TFL, kicking 11 goals
  • Injured in semi final and missed rest of the season
  • Won Davidson medal as Tasmania‚Äôs MVP in national U18 championships
  • Named to All Australian U18 team
  • Had 45 disposals against Vic Metro in championships

 

  • Played 15 games with Launeston and kicked five goals
  • Member of senior premiership team beating Burnie in GF
  • Kicked two goals in GF win
  • Also kicked two goals in PF win over Clarence
  • Played for Tasmania at U18 championships
  • Made senior debut with Launceston, playing two games

 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 3
    • Kicks 11.0
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 17.0
    • Marks 5.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 71.0

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Gold Coast Suns Rd 3
Handballs 10 Richmond Rd 5
Disposals 21 Richmond Rd 5
Marks 6 Richmond Rd 5
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 3 Gold Coast Suns Rd 3
Goals 1 Gold Coast Suns Rd 3
AFL Fantasy 90 Gold Coast Suns Rd 3

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Hawthorn L 123 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Fremantle L 60 - 104 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Gold Coast Suns W 105 - 96 15 4 19 6 0 1 0 3 1 0 90
4 North Melbourne L 67 - 83 7 4 11 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 52
5 Richmond W 76 - 85 11 10 21 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 71
6 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
9 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
15 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
17 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
21 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 3 33 18 51 17 0 1 0 5 1 0 213

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 13
    • Kicks 7.3
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 12.3
    • Marks 3.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 51.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Gold Coast Suns Rd 3, 2015
Handballs 10 Richmond Rd 5, 2015
Disposals 21 Richmond Rd 5, 2015
Marks 8 Brisbane Lions Rd 23, 2014
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Port Adelaide Rd 6, 2014
Goals 1 Gold Coast Suns Rd 3, 2015
AFL Fantasy 90 Gold Coast Suns Rd 3, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Geelong Cats 33 18 51 17 0 1 0 5 1 0 213
2014 Geelong Cats 31 18 49 15 0 0 2 9 3 1 223
2013 Geelong Cats 31 29 60 15 0 0 0 9 1 1 239

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

Playing record

AFL
Geelong: 10 games, 4 goals
NAB Cup
Geelong: 4 games, 0 goals
VFL
Geelong: 27 games, 22 goals
Tasmanian Football League
Launceston: 30 games, 16 goals
 

Milestone games

 

Milestone

versus

round

venue

result

AFL debut

Essendon

rd 7, 2013

Etihad

W 28

Finals debut

Hawthorn

QF, 2014

MCG

L 36

Draft History

Selected by Geelong with the 16th pick in 2012 national draft

Awards

Premierships

Tasmanian FL (Launceston dft Burnie) 2011

Representative Honours

All Australian U18  2012
Tasmania U18  2011-12