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Menzel to keep building fitness

Daniel Menzel admits he "blew up a bit" in his first game of the season on Sunday

2:46pm  Mar 7, 2017

Menzel signs on

Geelong forward Dan Menzel has agreed to a contract extension with the Cats.

2:54pm  Oct 10, 2016

Menzel's finals return

Daniel Menzel says his overriding emotion will be excitement when he plays his long-awaited second finals match

1:28pm  Sep 7, 2016

Latest Player Video

Daniel Menzel on AFL 360

10:43am  Sep 21, 2016

Dribbling Dan gets it through

4:54pm  Aug 27, 2016

Menzel magic

9:44pm  Jul 23, 2016

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Daniel
Menzel

Height
190 cm
DOB
13-09-1991
Weight
90 kg
Debut
2010
Games
2017
1
Career
42
Goals
2017
2
Career
71
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
73
Avg
73
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 1
    • Kicks 11.0
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 16.0
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.0
    • Goals 2.0
    • AFL Fantasy 73.0

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 Fremantle Rd 1
Handballs 5 Fremantle Rd 1
Disposals 16 Fremantle Rd 1
Marks 4 Fremantle Rd 1
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 1 Fremantle Rd 1
Goals 2 Fremantle Rd 1
AFL Fantasy 73 Fremantle Rd 1

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 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
5 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
13 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
15 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
23 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 1 - L: 0 11 5 16 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 73

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 42
    • Kicks 8.4
    • Handballs 4.9
    • Disposals 13.3
    • Marks 4.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 1.7
    • AFL Fantasy 65.4

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 11 5 16 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 73
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