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Focus on '14: Will Minson Season Review

R23 - Big Will rucks and roves Will Minson snaps a goal after contesting in the ruck.

Season in short:

After being named All-Australian in 2013, Minson’s summer was hampered by a back injury and although playing 21 games in 2014, struggled to match his 2013 form.

 PLAYER PROFILE: View Will Minson's player profile and 2014 season statistics.

Minson received more attention in 2014, whilst predominantly shouldering the Dogs’ ruck duties on his own for much of the season.

However Minson showed glimpses of his best form including a 55-hitout match in the two-point victory against Richmond in round two.

 

The stat that mattered:

Minson averaged 36 hitouts in 2014, the fifth most in the league.

 

What they said:

“After the season I’ve just had I’m even more determined now to return to good form next year.

“It’s just a challenge every year and you’ve got to find ways to improve and I’ll be working hard in the off-season to find those improvements.” – Will Minson speaking with the Herald Sun in September 2014.