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Freedom in a Cage | Episode 15: Ed Richards

Ed Richards joins Bob & Adi on this week's episode of the Club's podcast.

6:00am  Jul 5, 2018

The Eastern, Carlton and an abandoned car: Ed’s sliding doors moment

Ed Richards tells Freedom In A Cage the tale of being late for a pre-draft meeting.

11:46am  Jul 4, 2018

Get To Know: Ed Richards

Ed Richards answers the tough questions for AFL Record.

12:57pm  Jun 26, 2018

Latest Player Video

This young pup can play (Rd15)

11:36pm  Jun 29, 2018

Red Hot Richards (Rd13)

5:09pm  Jun 15, 2018

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Ed
Richards

Height
185 cm
DOB
03-07-1999
Weight
79 kg
Debut
2018
Games
2018
15
Career
15
Goals
2018
7
Career
7
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
884
Avg
59
EdRichards

Player Bios

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Carey Grammar/Oakleigh Chargers 
Debut: Rd 2 2018 (West Coast)
Recruited from: Oakleigh Chargers
Brownlow Votes: -

Player Sponsors

Samuel Edgerton
Ben Stranks & Anthony Lockett
Big Footy
Ron Mason & Debby Cheeseman
Mark Evans

Ed Richards, a speedy halfback from the Oakleigh Chargers was drafted by the Western Bulldogs with the sixteenth pick in the 2017 NAB AFL Draft.

With Collingwood greats Ron and Lou Richards in his family tree, Richards' footy pedigree is hard to ignore, but his use of the football and his ability to break lines could see him make a name for himself in the not too distant future.

The word ‘classy’ regularly comes up in scouting reports on the 18-year-old, mainly on account of his kicking and composure under pressure, but he’s not all polish and no grunt; Richards’ competitiveness is a feature of his game that has impressed recruiters.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 15
    • Kicks 9.0
    • Handballs 5.9
    • Disposals 14.9
    • Marks 2.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 2.7
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 58.9

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Carlton Rd 6
Handballs 11 Collingwood Rd 10
Disposals 23 Collingwood Rd 10
Marks 7 Essendon Rd 3
Hit-outs 1 Melbourne Rd 17
Tackles 7 Adelaide Crows Rd 9
Goals 3 Geelong Cats Rd 15
AFL Fantasy 87 Collingwood Rd 10

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 GWS Giants L 133 - 51 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 West Coast Eagles L 70 - 121 5 6 11 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 46
3 Essendon W 104 - 83 13 4 17 7 0 0 1 5 0 0 85
4 Sydney Swans L 79 - 86 9 4 13 3 0 1 4 5 0 0 53
5 Fremantle L 108 - 54 9 6 15 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 52
6 Carlton W 80 - 59 13 4 17 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 60
7 Gold Coast Suns W 81 - 72 6 5 11 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 27
8 Brisbane Lions W 107 - 93 7 9 16 2 0 2 1 4 0 1 61
9 Adelaide Crows L 63 - 26 10 2 12 1 0 0 1 7 0 1 63
10 Collingwood L 90 - 55 12 11 23 4 0 1 0 4 0 0 87
11 Melbourne L 51 - 100 11 5 16 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 54
13 Port Adelaide L 132 - 75 7 8 15 0 0 3 0 2 3 0 66
14 North Melbourne L 75 - 77 8 5 13 2 0 2 1 2 1 1 54
15 Geelong Cats W 103 - 101 8 5 13 2 0 1 0 5 3 0 79
16 Hawthorn L 59 - 122 8 7 15 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 55
17 Melbourne L 119 - 69 9 7 16 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 42
18 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
20 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
21 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 11 135 88 223 43 1 12 15 40 7 4 884

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 15
    • Kicks 9.0
    • Handballs 5.9
    • Disposals 14.9
    • Marks 2.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 2.7
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 58.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Carlton Rd 6, 2018
Handballs 11 Collingwood Rd 10, 2018
Disposals 23 Collingwood Rd 10, 2018
Marks 7 Essendon Rd 3, 2018
Hit-outs 1 Melbourne Rd 17, 2018
Tackles 7 Adelaide Crows Rd 9, 2018
Goals 3 Geelong Cats Rd 15, 2018
AFL Fantasy 87 Collingwood Rd 10, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Western Bulldogs 135 88 223 43 1 12 15 40 7 4 884

Legend

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