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Kersten home to Fremantle

Forward Shane Kersten has been traded to Fremantle for pick 63 in the 2016 national draft.

10:30am  Oct 20, 2016

Cats want Kersten to fly

Shane Kersten is in career-best form after a big pre-season

11:36am  May 1, 2016

Team change: Kersten out

Geelong forward Shane Kersten is out of the Cats side with a toe injury

5:56pm  Aug 7, 2015

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Kersten capitalises

10:38pm  Apr 23, 2016

Shane Kersten press conf (R9)

3:40pm  May 28, 2015

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Shane
Kersten

Height
191 cm
DOB
15-03-1993
Weight
93 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2017
20
Career
57
Goals
2017
24
Career
65
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1043
Avg
52
ShaneKersten

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Lakes Juniors 
Clubs:
Geelong
Debut:
2014
Recruited From:
South Fremantle 
Brownlow Votes: - 

Outlook

 

The strong-marking tall forward grabbed his opportunity in the second half of last season. Played nine consecutive games and booted 10 goals before a hamstring injury in round 22 brought a premature end to his season. Impressed playing a supporting role to Tom Hawkins, but is likely to have to fight even harder for his spot following the additions of Mitch Clark and Rhys Stanley, plus the return of Nathan Vardy from a knee reconstruction. 

 

Season by Season

Season by Season

 

Made AFL debut in rd 14 clash with Gold Coast 

Kicked 3 goals on debut 

Played 9 AFL games and kicked 10 goals 

Booted 2 goals in three other games(Ess; WB; Melb)

Season by Season

Played 13 VFL games and kicked 41 goals
 
Was Cats leading VFL goal kicker
 
Was emergency in three AFL games incl QF vs Freo
 
Played three NAB Cup games
 
Booted three goals in NAB Cup v Crows
 
Played in VFL GF

Dale Amos' player review for 2013

He came close to making his AFL debut on a number of occasions, but his injuries meant he never played enough games in a row to force his way into the team. It felt like every time he was on the cusp of getting an AFL game, he seemed to get injured, which held him back. But he's a great talent and played at a really high level in the VFL. We're excited by what he's capable of doing in the future.

Season by Season

Played 17 games win VFL and kicked 38 goals

Was Cats leading goal kicker in VFL

Booted three goals in GF win over Port Melbourne

Played twice in NAB Cup, kicking one goal
 

Season By Season

  • Helped South Fremantle to WAFL colts flag
  • Booted five goals in GF win over Claremont
  • Started season in reserves but injury cut short the season.
  • Came back in colts and booted 26 goals in seven games
  • Made senior WAFL debut and went on to play four goals
  • Booted nine goals including three against Subiaco
  • Represented WA at U18 national championships

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 20
    • Kicks 6.8
    • Handballs 3.8
    • Disposals 10.6
    • Marks 4.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.4
    • Goals 1.2
    • AFL Fantasy 52.2

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Richmond Rd 8
Handballs 6 GWS Giants Rd 19
Disposals 18 Hawthorn Rd 18
Marks 11 Richmond Rd 8
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 North Melbourne Rd 5
Goals 3 GWS Giants Rd 19
AFL Fantasy 98 Richmond Rd 8

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 73 - 115 5 2 7 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 26
2 Port Adelaide L 145 - 56 7 4 11 5 0 0 0 2 1 1 59
3 Western Bulldogs W 89 - 73 8 6 14 6 0 1 0 1 2 1 72
4 Melbourne W 104 - 106 8 6 14 5 0 0 1 2 1 0 62
5 North Melbourne W 67 - 62 8 2 10 5 0 0 1 4 1 1 63
6 West Coast Eagles L 103 - 62 9 2 11 3 0 1 0 0 2 1 54
7 Essendon W 116 - 79 13 3 16 9 0 1 0 0 2 3 88
8 Richmond W 70 - 72 14 3 17 11 0 0 0 1 2 1 98
9 Carlton W 86 - 51 9 4 13 3 0 2 0 1 2 1 63
10 Adelaide Crows L 143 - 43 6 4 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 37
11 Collingwood L 85 - 105 3 5 8 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 37
12 Brisbane Lions L 121 - 64 1 3 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 7
14 Geelong Cats L 74 - 72 4 0 4 1 0 1 2 3 0 2 24
15 St Kilda L 80 - 89 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 North Melbourne W 82 - 86 5 3 8 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 45
17 West Coast Eagles L 44 - 74 2 6 8 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 32
18 Hawthorn L 48 - 100 12 6 18 7 0 1 0 1 2 2 88
19 GWS Giants L 98 - 86 6 6 12 6 0 0 0 2 3 0 74
20 Gold Coast Suns W 90 - 67 7 4 11 5 0 0 1 0 2 1 54
21 Sydney Swans L 143 - 39 4 3 7 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 30
22 Richmond L 51 - 155 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Essendon L 107 - 92 5 3 8 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 30
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 14 136 75 211 82 0 9 14 28 24 16 1043

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 57
    • Kicks 6.1
    • Handballs 3.6
    • Disposals 9.7
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.1
    • Goals 1.1
    • AFL Fantasy 51.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Richmond Rd 8, 2017
Handballs 9 Adelaide Crows Rd 18, 2016
Disposals 18 Hawthorn Rd 18, 2017
Marks 11 Richmond Rd 8, 2017
Hit-outs 1 GWS Giants Rd 17, 2015
Tackles 7 Melbourne Rd 12, 2015
Goals 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 6, 2016
AFL Fantasy 105 West Coast Eagles Rd 7, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 Fremantle 136 75 211 82 0 9 14 28 24 16 1043
2016 Geelong Cats 123 76 199 80 0 15 13 43 22 15 1056
2015 Geelong Cats 47 40 87 37 1 4 8 28 9 7 486
2014 Geelong Cats 43 13 56 26 0 2 3 19 10 7 369

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: 9 games, 10 goals
NAB Cup
Geelong: 5 games, 4 goals
VFL
Geelong: 33 games, 88 goals
WAFL
South Fremantle: 4 games, 9 goals

Milestone game

Milestone versus round venue result
 AFL debut  Gold Coast  rd 14, 2014  Metricon  L 40

Draft History

Selected by Geelong with the 34th pick in 2011 national draft

Awards

Premierships

WAFL Colts 2011 (Sth Fremantle dft. Claremont)
VFL 2012 (Geelong dft. Port Melbourne)

Representative Honours

Western Australia U18 2010