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Mitch
Clark

Height
200 cm
DOB
19-10-1987
Weight
103 kg
Debut
2006
Games
2018
-
Career
106
Goals
2018
-
Career
111
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
-
Avg
-
MitchClark

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Riverton (WA)
Clubs: Brisbane Lions, Melbourne, Geelong
Debut: 2006
Recruited from: Melbourne
Brownlow Votes: 12

Outlook

Drafted by the Lions at pick nine in the 2005 national draft, Clark debuted against the Cats in round 1, 2006. 

In 2009, Clark earned an All-Australian nomination and finished third in the club’s best and fairest.

After six years at the Lions, Clark moved to Melbourne in 2012 and was the leading goal kicker for the Demons that year.

The 26-year-old stepped away from AFL in April after being diagnosed with clinical depression but will now return to the field with Geelong.

Season by Season

Season by Season

 

Did not play as took temporary retirement from football 

Traded to Geelong in October

Season by Season


Limited to four games due to foot injury

Kicked seven goals

Booted 3 goals in rd 3 vs Eagles

Season by Season

 

Moved to Melbourne and was in career best form when injury struck 

Kicked 29 goals in 11 games 

Finished as Melbourne’s leading goal kicker 

Equaled career best with 5 goals in rd 2 vs Eagles 

Had eight games with multiple goals 

Booted five goals once; four goals three times

Season by Season

 

Played 17 games and kicked 27 goals in last season with Lions 

Was Brisbane’s leading goal kicker 

Equaled career best with 28 disposals in rd 3 vs Melbourne 

Also had 10 clearances in that game

Season by Season

 

Played 19 games and kicked 9 goals 

Equaled career high with 28 possessions and 12 marks in rd 18 vs Melb 

Kicked 5 goals in rd 20 vs Crows

Season by Season

 

Enjoyed best season playing 24 games including 2 finals 

Was named in the All Australian squad of 40 players 

Finished 3rd in the Lions B & F 

Established career highs with 390 disposals, 528 hit outs, 144 marks and 94 tackles 

Set career best with 28 disposals vs Essendon in rd 19 

Also had a career high 12 marks in rd 21 win over Port 

Had 15 disposals and 20 hit outs in EF win over Carlton 

Set PB with 37 hit outs vs Freo in rd 16 

Gathered 15+ possessions in 16 games

Season by Season

 

Played 12 games with Brisbane and kicked 8 goals 

Twice had 16 possessions 

Kicked 3 goals in rd 7 vs Geelong and vs Adel in rd 13

Season by Season

 

Played 4 games with Lions and kicked 7 goals 

Booted career best 5 goals in rd 9 win over Collingwood 

Earned AFL rising star nomination

Season by Season

 

Played 6 games and kicked 3 goals in debut season with Brisbane 

Made debut in rd 1 vs Geelong and kicked first goal

Season by Season

 

Played 7 WAFL games with East Fremantle and kicked 3 goals 

Played one game (rd 4) with Harry Taylor for EF 

Represented WA at U18 national championship

Milestones

Playing record

AFL
Brisbane: 82 games, 61 goals
Melbourne: 15 games, 36 goals
NAB Cup
Brisbane: 6 games, 9 goals
Melbourne: 4 games, 7 goals
WAFL
East Fremantle: 7 games, 3 goals

Milestones Games

Milestone versus round venue result
AFL & Bris debut Geelong Rd 1, 2006 Simonds Stadium L 77
Finals debut Carlton EF, 2009 Gabba W 7
50 games Melbourne Rd 5, 2010 MCG L 50
Melb debut Brisbane Rd 1, 2012 MCG L 41

Draft history

Selected by Brisbane with 9th pick in 2005 national draft
Traded to Melbourne for 12th pick in the 2012 national draft
Traded to Geelong in three team deal with Travis Varcoe going to Collingwood and Heretier Lumumba going to Melbourne in 2014

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played
    • Kicks
    • Handballs
    • Disposals
    • Marks
    • Hit-Outs
    • Tackles
    • Goals
    • AFL Fantasy

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 106
    • Kicks 7.9
    • Handballs 5.1
    • Disposals 13.1
    • Marks 4.9
    • Hit-Outs 9.1
    • Tackles 2.5
    • Goals 1.0
    • AFL Fantasy 70.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Melbourne Rd 3, 2011
Handballs 15 St Kilda Rd 9, 2009
Disposals 28 Melbourne Rd 3, 2011
Marks 12 Melbourne Rd 18, 2010
Hit-outs 37 Fremantle Rd 16, 2009
Tackles 8 Hawthorn Rd 16, 2010
Goals 5 West Coast Eagles Rd 2, 2012
AFL Fantasy 145 Essendon Rd 19, 2009

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
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AFL Fantasy points