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Ratugoela ready to roll

Esava Ratugolea can't wait to get back in the thick of things.

10:28am  Feb 27, 2019

Cats moving forward

Geelong will endeavour to lock down its preferred forward structure early in the new year

4:09pm  Dec 12, 2018

Big Cat set to ramp up training

Esava Ratugolea will resume running for the first time on Tuesday

4:18pm  Nov 13, 2018

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Esava
Ratugolea

Height
197 cm
DOB
24-07-1998
Weight
102 kg
Debut
2018
Games
2019
8
Career
16
Goals
2019
2
Career
9
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
307
Avg
38
EsavaRatugolea

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Club: Murray Bushrangers
Debut: 2018
Clubs: Geelong
Recruited from: Murray Bushrangers

After debuting in round one of 2018, Ratugolea was poised for a big year before his season was cut short due to a broken ankle against Carlton in round 10. The strong forward was a vital addition to the forward line and his absence for the remainder of the year was evident. Blessed with great athleticism, he has the power, leaping skills and ability to play forward as well as in the ruck.

Playing History

Milestone Games

Milestone versus round venue result
AFL debut Melbourne rd 1, 2018 MCG W 3

 

Draft

2016 NAB AFL Draft 3rd round selection (Geelong) No. 43 overall.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 8
    • Kicks 4.4
    • Handballs 2.8
    • Disposals 7.1
    • Marks 1.9
    • Hit-Outs 6.0
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 38.4

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 8 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
Handballs 6 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
Disposals 14 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
Marks 5 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
Hit-outs 9 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
Tackles 4 Melbourne Rd 2
Goals 1 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
AFL Fantasy 75 West Coast Eagles Rd 6

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Collingwood W 65 - 72 2 3 5 0 4 2 2 2 0 0 20
2 Melbourne W 126 - 46 5 1 6 1 9 3 1 4 1 0 51
3 Adelaide Crows W 75 - 99 3 3 6 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 27
4 GWS Giants L 75 - 79 7 2 9 3 4 3 2 2 0 1 44
5 Hawthorn W 90 - 113 4 2 6 2 7 1 0 1 0 2 36
6 West Coast Eagles W 104 - 46 8 6 14 5 9 2 1 2 1 2 75
7 Essendon W 86 - 54 2 2 4 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 24
8 North Melbourne W 80 - 104 4 3 7 1 7 1 1 1 0 0 30
9 Western Bulldogs W 133 - 89 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
17 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
21 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 1 35 22 57 15 48 13 7 14 2 5 307

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 16
    • Kicks 4.5
    • Handballs 3.4
    • Disposals 7.9
    • Marks 2.6
    • Hit-Outs 6.9
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 43.8

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 9 West Coast Eagles Rd 3, 2018
Handballs 9 Collingwood Rd 8, 2018
Disposals 15 Collingwood Rd 8, 2018
Marks 8 West Coast Eagles Rd 3, 2018
Hit-outs 19 Port Adelaide Rd 5, 2018
Tackles 4 Melbourne Rd 2, 2019
Goals 2 GWS Giants Rd 7, 2018
AFL Fantasy 84 West Coast Eagles Rd 3, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Geelong Cats 35 22 57 15 48 13 7 14 2 5 307
2018 Geelong Cats 37 32 69 26 62 9 13 15 7 7 394

Legend

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Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
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Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

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