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Menzel: Danger is a "nightmare"

Daniel Menzel says team mate Patrick Dangerfield is almost unstoppable as a deep forward

10:08am  Jul 17, 2017

Cats keen to re-sign Menzel

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3:36pm  Jul 6, 2017

Menzel: It's "our biggest challenge"

Cats forward rates Giants as toughest task this year

2:56pm  Jun 30, 2017

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Daniel
Menzel

Height
190 cm
DOB
13-09-1991
Weight
90 kg
Debut
2010
Games
2017
14
Career
55
Goals
2017
34
Career
103
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
906
Avg
65
DanielMenzel

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Golden Grove
Clubs:
Geelong
Debut:
2010
Recruited from: Central Districts
Brownlow Votes: 3

Outlook

Produced a series of sensational performances across the first two-thirds of the season. Was unlucky to be struck down by groin soreness in the latter rounds, which saw him miss a number of games, including the preliminary final. Still ended up third on the Cats’ goalkicking table.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 14
    • Kicks 8.4
    • Handballs 3.8
    • Disposals 12.2
    • Marks 4.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.1
    • Goals 2.4
    • AFL Fantasy 64.7

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Hawthorn Rd 17
Handballs 7 Fremantle Rd 14
Disposals 16 Hawthorn Rd 17
Marks 8 Hawthorn Rd 17
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Fremantle Rd 14
Goals 4 Melbourne Rd 3
AFL Fantasy 91 North Melbourne Rd 2

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Fremantle W 73 - 115 11 5 16 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 73
2 North Melbourne W 112 - 111 10 4 14 8 0 1 0 1 4 0 91
3 Melbourne W 126 - 97 8 7 15 5 0 1 0 1 4 1 83
4 Hawthorn W 48 - 134 10 4 14 4 0 2 3 0 3 2 63
5 St Kilda W 88 - 126 9 3 12 4 0 1 0 1 2 1 63
6 Collingwood L 78 - 107 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Gold Coast Suns L 124 - 99 10 4 14 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 63
8 Essendon L 110 - 93 7 2 9 4 0 2 0 1 2 2 57
9 Western Bulldogs W 104 - 81 3 3 6 1 0 0 2 3 2 0 36
10 Port Adelaide W 81 - 79 11 3 14 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 49
11 Adelaide Crows W 96 - 74 6 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 46
13 West Coast Eagles L 83 - 70 11 4 15 8 0 0 0 1 2 0 81
14 Fremantle W 74 - 72 7 7 14 3 0 1 0 5 3 1 84
15 GWS Giants D 68 - 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Brisbane Lions W 78 - 163 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Hawthorn W 88 - 85 12 4 16 8 0 0 0 1 3 0 90
18 Adelaide Crows L 91 - 70 3 1 4 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 27
19 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
23 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 11 - L: 5 - D: 1 118 53 171 58 0 9 5 16 34 10 906

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 55
    • Kicks 8.3
    • Handballs 4.6
    • Disposals 13.0
    • Marks 4.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.6
    • Goals 1.9
    • AFL Fantasy 65.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Melbourne Rd 23, 2016
Handballs 12 Gold Coast Suns Rd 6, 2016
Disposals 25 Gold Coast Suns Rd 6, 2016
Marks 10 Collingwood Rd 24, 2011
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Gold Coast Suns Rd 6, 2016
Goals 5 Collingwood Rd 24, 2011
AFL Fantasy 122 Gold Coast Suns Rd 6, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Geelong Cats 118 53 171 58 0 9 5 16 34 10 906
2016 Geelong Cats 157 111 268 89 0 11 12 34 33 24 1293
2015 Geelong Cats 13 12 25 6 0 2 1 2 4 2 114
2014 Geelong Cats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Geelong Cats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Geelong Cats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Geelong Cats 153 68 221 82 0 11 13 31 28 15 1120
2010 Geelong Cats 17 11 28 10 0 3 0 4 4 1 147

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: 21 games, 32 goals
NAB Cup
Geelong: 3 games, 0 goals
VFL
Geelong: 16 games, 29 goals
SANFL reserves
Central Districts: 11 games, 22 goals
SANFL U19s
Central Districts: 7 games, 5 goals
SANFL U18s
Central Districts: 7 games, 15 goals
SANFL U17s
Central Districts: 11 games, 10 goals

Milestone Games

 

Milestone

versus

round

venue

result

AFL debut

Western Bulldogs

rd 20, 2010

Etihad

W 101

Finals debut

Hawthorn

QF, 2011

MCG

W 31

 

Draft History

Selected by Geelong with the 17th pick in 2009 national draft

Awards

AFL

Rising star nominee 2011

Geelong

Best young player 2011