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Mark
O'Connor

Height
191 cm
DOB
17-01-1997
Weight
87 kg
Debut
2017
Games
2019
19
Career
26
Goals
2019
1
Career
1
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1129
Avg
59
MarkO'Connor

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Kerry GAA (Gaelic)
Clubs: Geelong
Debut: 2017
Recruited from: Kerry GAA (Gaelic)

Irishman who spent time on the wing and across half-back in his first season added more versatility in his second season as a Cat during 2018. Finished the year with four consecutive games, including the elimination final against Melbourne. Excellent runner with good hands and a love for tackling, he has continued to impress in 2018.

 

Playing History

Draft

2017 Rookie Draft international selection (Geelong).

Milestone Games

Milestone Versus Round Venue Result
AFL Debut Essendon 8, 2017 MCG L 17

 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 19
    • Kicks 8.4
    • Handballs 5.6
    • Disposals 14.0
    • Marks 4.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.4
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 59.4

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Western Bulldogs Rd 16
Handballs 12 North Melbourne Rd 8
Disposals 21 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
Marks 9 West Coast Eagles Rd 6
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Hawthorn Rd 18
Goals 1 Melbourne Rd 2
AFL Fantasy 91 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 6 7 13 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 46
2 Melbourne W 126 - 46 7 4 11 4 0 1 0 2 1 0 56
3 Adelaide Crows W 75 - 99 7 4 11 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 48
4 GWS Giants L 75 - 79 10 3 13 7 0 0 2 2 0 0 59
5 Hawthorn W 90 - 113 10 5 15 5 0 2 0 3 0 0 69
6 West Coast Eagles W 104 - 46 13 8 21 9 0 1 0 2 0 0 91
7 Essendon W 86 - 54 5 8 13 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 52
8 North Melbourne W 80 - 104 5 12 17 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 54
9 Western Bulldogs W 133 - 89 10 2 12 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 61
10 Gold Coast Suns W 64 - 91 5 3 8 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 42
11 Sydney Swans W 85 - 63 11 9 20 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 65
12 Richmond W 37 - 104 9 7 16 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 72
14 Port Adelaide L 67 - 56 9 2 11 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 60
15 Adelaide Crows W 96 - 69 5 4 9 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 42
16 Western Bulldogs L 71 - 55 15 4 19 8 0 1 1 2 0 0 83
17 St Kilda W 84 - 57 10 7 17 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 63
18 Hawthorn L 61 - 85 7 7 14 5 0 1 0 5 0 0 71
19 Sydney Swans W 80 - 107 9 6 15 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 60
20 Fremantle L 95 - 61 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 North Melbourne W 69 - 14 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Brisbane Lions L 75 - 74 6 5 11 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 35
23 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 15 - L: 6 159 107 266 90 0 12 10 45 1 0 1129

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 26
    • Kicks 7.7
    • Handballs 5.6
    • Disposals 13.3
    • Marks 4.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 55.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Western Bulldogs Rd 16, 2019
Handballs 12 North Melbourne Rd 8, 2019
Disposals 21 West Coast Eagles Rd 6, 2019
Marks 9 West Coast Eagles Rd 6, 2019
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Hawthorn Rd 18, 2019
Goals 1 Melbourne Rd 2, 2019
AFL Fantasy 91 West Coast Eagles Rd 6, 2019

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Geelong Cats 159 107 266 90 0 12 10 45 1 0 1129
2018 Geelong Cats 37 21 58 23 0 4 6 9 0 0 244
2017 Geelong Cats 4 17 21 4 0 0 2 5 0 0 72

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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