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Menzel living in the moment

Daniel Menzel is happy to continue to prove himself throughout 2018

8:39am  Apr 19, 2018

Menzel's stunning start

Despite Daniel Menzel's stunning start to the season, he won't be offered a long-term deal.

9:12am  Apr 17, 2018

Scott confirms Menzel return

Daniel Menzel will return to the Cats' line-up for Friday night's semi-final against Sydney

12:26pm  Sep 13, 2017

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R4: Magic Menzel showreel

8:42pm  Apr 15, 2018

R4: Menzel post match

8:38pm  Apr 15, 2018

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Daniel
Menzel

Height
190 cm
DOB
13-09-1991
Weight
90 kg
Debut
2010
Games
2018
4
Career
64
Goals
2018
14
Career
123
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
312
Avg
78
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

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 4
    • Kicks 9.8
    • Handballs 4.3
    • Disposals 14.0
    • Marks 5.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.8
    • Goals 3.5
    • AFL Fantasy 78.0

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 St Kilda Rd 4
Handballs 6 Hawthorn Rd 2
Disposals 17 Hawthorn Rd 2
Marks 7 Hawthorn Rd 2
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 2 Hawthorn Rd 2
Goals 5 St Kilda Rd 4
AFL Fantasy 101 Hawthorn Rd 2

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Melbourne W 94 - 97 11 4 15 6 0 0 0 0 4 2 85
2 Hawthorn L 117 - 118 11 6 17 7 0 2 0 2 4 1 101
3 West Coast Eagles L 95 - 80 6 2 8 5 0 0 1 0 1 1 41
4 St Kilda W 103 - 56 11 5 16 2 0 5 2 1 5 3 85
5 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
7 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
12 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 2 - L: 2 39 17 56 20 0 7 3 3 14 7 312

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 64
    • Kicks 8.4
    • Handballs 4.5
    • Disposals 12.9
    • Marks 4.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.6
    • Goals 1.9
    • AFL Fantasy 65.6

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 St Kilda Rd 4, 2018
AFL Fantasy 122 Gold Coast Suns Rd 6, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Geelong Cats 39 17 56 20 0 7 3 3 14 7 312
2017 Geelong Cats 161 68 229 82 0 12 8 26 40 16 1213
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