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Selwood takes mantle from legend

Joel Selwood will this week become the club's longest serving captain

9:47am  Apr 12, 2018

Selwood fit and firing

Joel Selwood should be ready to face the Hawks

10:21am  Mar 27, 2018

Scott can't think of a better captain

Find out how Scott ranks Selwood among the leaders

11:49am  Mar 25, 2018

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Is Selwood the best Captain?

4:50pm  Apr 10, 2018

Selwood's day over

1:55pm  Jun 25, 2017

JLT3: Joel Selwood post-match

9:20am  Mar 13, 2017

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Joel
Selwood

Height
183 cm
DOB
26-05-1988
Weight
84 kg
Debut
2007
Games
2018
4
Career
253
Goals
2018
1
Career
146
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
419
Avg
105
JoelSelwood

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Sandhurst
Clubs:
Geelong
Debut:
2007
Recruited from:
Bendigo U18
Brownlow Votes: 137

Outlook

Easy to forget Geelong’s inspirational leader completed next to no pre-season with a foot injury, and fought a race against time to face the Hawks on Easter Monday as a result. Defying the odds, he never missed a beat in 2016 and pieced together a sensational year which saw him named All-Australian captain for the second time and lead the Cats back up the ladder to a preliminary final.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 4
    • Kicks 12.3
    • Handballs 16.8
    • Disposals 29.0
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 6.0
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 104.8

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 Melbourne Rd 1
Handballs 22 Melbourne Rd 1
Disposals 39 Melbourne Rd 1
Marks 5 West Coast Eagles Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 St Kilda Rd 4
Goals 1 Hawthorn Rd 2
AFL Fantasy 122 Melbourne Rd 1

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Melbourne W 94 - 97 17 22 39 4 0 2 3 5 0 2 122
2 Hawthorn L 117 - 118 9 20 29 5 0 5 1 5 1 0 110
3 West Coast Eagles L 95 - 80 10 11 21 5 0 1 2 7 0 0 90
4 St Kilda W 103 - 56 13 14 27 2 0 2 2 7 0 0 97
5 Port Adelaide W 27 - 30 10 3 13 2 0 3 0 3 0 1 58
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: 3 - L: 2 49 67 116 16 0 10 8 24 1 2 419

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 253
    • Kicks 12.5
    • Handballs 13.1
    • Disposals 25.6
    • Marks 4.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.4
    • Tackles 5.3
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 100.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 St Kilda Rd 5, 2017
Handballs 29 Richmond Rd 6, 2010
Disposals 43 St Kilda Rd 5, 2017
Marks 12 North Melbourne Rd 19, 2014
Hit-outs 4 Brisbane Lions Rd 18, 2015
Tackles 13 Sydney Swans PF, 2016
Goals 4 West Coast Eagles Rd 21, 2013
AFL Fantasy 185 Hawthorn Rd 17, 2009

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Geelong Cats 49 67 116 16 0 10 8 24 1 2 419
2017 Geelong Cats 247 289 536 67 0 70 30 106 7 4 1970
2016 Geelong Cats 341 338 679 83 4 71 40 139 9 12 2525
2015 Geelong Cats 237 254 491 61 13 64 37 124 14 8 1956
2014 Geelong Cats 311 303 614 109 5 68 30 144 24 16 2585
2013 Geelong Cats 307 308 615 102 21 73 28 140 30 16 2609
2012 Geelong Cats 293 246 539 74 21 56 22 118 13 12 2166
2011 Geelong Cats 296 222 518 82 13 60 26 125 15 12 2175
2010 Geelong Cats 289 388 677 112 8 53 24 125 9 10 2532
2009 Geelong Cats 301 386 687 111 5 59 36 118 11 10 2512
2008 Geelong Cats 283 324 607 102 2 63 21 78 6 9 2162
2007 Geelong Cats 215 189 404 109 0 35 20 94 7 8 1751

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: 184 games, 115 goals
NAB Cup
Geelong: 16 games, 10 goals
VFL
Geelong: 2 games, 0 goals
TAC Cup
Bendigo Pioneers: 15 games, 9 goals

Milestone Games

 

Milestone

versus

round

venue

result

AFL debut

Western Bulldogs

rd 1, 2007

Telstra

L 20

Finals debut

Nth Melbourne

QF, 2007

MCG

W 106

50th game

Brisbane

rd 5, 2009

Skilled

W 93

100th game

Collingwood

rd 8, 2011

MCG

W 3

150th game Melbourne rd 16, 2013 Simonds W 68

 

Draft History

Selected by Geelong with 7th pick in 2006 national draft

Awards

AFL

Ron Evans Medal 2007
Michael Tuck medal 2009
Brownlow Medal runner up 2013
All Australian 2009, 2010, 2013 (Captain), 2014 (Captain)
All Australian nominee 2008, 2011, 2012
AFLPA most courageous player 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014
AFLPA Best Captain 2013
International Rules vs. Ireland 2014 (Captain)

Geelong

Best and fairest 2010, 2013, 2014
Runner up best and fairest
2012
Fourth best and fairest
2009
Fifth best and fairest 2008
Tom Harley award
2011, 2013
Best first year player 2007
Coach's award 2014

Premierships

AFL 2007 (Geelong dft Port Adelaide)
NAB Cup 2009 (Geelong dft. Collingwood)
AFL 2009 (Geelong dft. St Kilda)
AFL 2011 (Geelong dft. Collingwood)

Representative Honours

Victoria vs Dream Team 2008
All-Australian U18 2005
Vic Country U18 2005
Barassi Medal 2005
International rules series vs. Ireland 2005