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James
Parsons

Height
190 cm
DOB
12-04-1997
Weight
82 kg
Debut
2017
Games
2019
4
Career
35
Goals
2019
3
Career
26
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
262
Avg
66
JamesParsons

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Eastern ranges
Clubs: Geelong 
Debut: r3, 2017 
Recruited from: Eastern Ranges

The Attacking midfielder secured 10 of the first 14 games in 2018, but was unlucky to only receive one game after that for the rest of the season due to struggling form. Has had continuing struggles with form due to sustained leg injuries in 2017. Signed a three-year deal in 2017 that locks him in until 2020.

Playing History

Draft

2016 Rookie Draft selection (Geelong) No. 27
2017 NAB AFL Draft rookie elevation (Geelong)

Milestone Games

Milestone

versus

round

venue

result

AFL debut Melbourne rd 3, 2017 Etihad W 28

 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 4
    • Kicks 11.3
    • Handballs 4.3
    • Disposals 15.5
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 65.5

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Sydney Swans Rd 11
Handballs 7 Hawthorn Rd 18
Disposals 18 Sydney Swans Rd 19
Marks 6 Sydney Swans Rd 11
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Gold Coast Suns Rd 10
Goals 2 Gold Coast Suns Rd 10
AFL Fantasy 74 Sydney Swans Rd 19

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Collingwood W 65 - 72 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Melbourne W 126 - 46 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Adelaide Crows W 75 - 99 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 GWS Giants L 75 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Hawthorn W 90 - 113 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 West Coast Eagles W 104 - 46 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Essendon W 86 - 54 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 North Melbourne W 80 - 104 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Western Bulldogs W 133 - 89 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Gold Coast Suns W 64 - 91 12 3 15 1 0 1 0 4 2 0 74
11 Sydney Swans W 85 - 63 14 1 15 6 0 2 2 0 0 1 59
12 Richmond W 37 - 104 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Port Adelaide L 67 - 56 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Adelaide Crows W 96 - 69 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Western Bulldogs L 71 - 55 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 St Kilda W 84 - 57 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Hawthorn L 61 - 85 7 7 14 4 0 1 2 3 0 1 55
19 Sydney Swans W 80 - 107 12 6 18 5 0 0 1 2 1 0 74
20 Fremantle L 95 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 North Melbourne W 69 - 14 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Brisbane Lions L 75 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Carlton W 129 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
FW1 Collingwood L 51 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
SF West Coast Eagles W 88 - 68 - - - - - - - - - - -
PF Richmond L 85 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 17 - L: 8 45 17 62 16 0 4 5 9 3 2 262

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 35
    • Kicks 6.0
    • Handballs 5.8
    • Disposals 11.8
    • Marks 2.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 49.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Sydney Swans Rd 11, 2019
Handballs 13 Hawthorn Rd 4, 2017
Disposals 21 Hawthorn Rd 4, 2017
Marks 8 Melbourne Rd 1, 2018
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Essendon Rd 9, 2018
Goals 3 Brisbane Lions Rd 16, 2017
AFL Fantasy 78 Melbourne Rd 1, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Geelong Cats 45 17 62 16 0 4 5 9 3 2 262
2018 Geelong Cats 70 64 134 32 0 4 6 24 9 7 577
2017 Geelong Cats 94 122 216 41 0 5 18 47 14 10 882

Legend

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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

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