Essendon Playing List for 2016

(compare with the other club lists for 2016)

Experience
average 72.9 games
ranked 4th for the year

Age
average 25.0 years old
ranked 2nd for the year

Goals
average 35.9 career goals
ranked 11th for the year

Brownlow Votes
average 10.2 career votes
ranked 7th for the year

# Player DOB Age Height Weight Games Prior Goals Prior Votes Prior Games 2016 Goals 2016 Votes 2016 Original Club Drafted Honours
1 Michael Hibberd 3 Jan 90 26yr 187cm 90kg 84 11 13 0 0 0 Somerville/​Dandenong U18/​Frankston #4 Pre-Season 2010
2 Tom Bellchambers 9 Jul 89 26yr 202cm 110kg 79 53 9 0 0 0 North Launceston/​Tasmania U18 #8 Pre-Season 2007
3 Darcy Parish 25 Jul 97 18yr 181cm 73kg 0 0 0 20 6 0 Winchelsea/​Geelong U18 #5 National 2015
4 Jobe Watson 8 Feb 85 31yr 191cm 95kg 200 111 113 0 0 0 East Sandringham/​Xavier College/​Sandringham U18 #40 National 2002 AA: 2012, 2013; B&F: 2009, 2010, 2012; AA40: 2010
5 Brent Stanton 1 May 86 29yr 185cm 84kg 248 156 67 0 0 0 Banyule/​Northern U18 #13 National 2003
6 Joe Daniher 4 Mar 94 22yr 201cm 94kg 48 65 6 22 43 4 Aberfeldie/​St Bernard's College/​Calder U18 #10 National 2012
7 Zach Merrett 3 Oct 95 20yr 180cm 77kg 37 15 1 22 7 19 Cobden/​Melbourne Grammar/​Sandringham U18 #26 National 2013
8 Martin Gleeson 25 Aug 94 21yr 186cm 70kg 31 4 0 20 0 0 Koroit/​St Patrick's College/​North Ballarat U18 #53 National 2012
9 Brendon Goddard 20 May 85 30yr 189cm 94kg 269 149 76 20 3 0 Traralgon/​Caulfield Grammar/​Gippsland U18 #1 National 2002 AA: 2009, 2010; B&F: 2013
10 Aaron Francis 10 Aug 97 18yr 190cm 86kg 0 0 0 3 1 0 Loxton North/​Prince Alfred College/​West Adelaide #6 National 2015
11 David Zaharakis 21 Feb 90 26yr 185cm 82kg 126 96 16 21 5 6 Eltham/​Marcellin College/​Northern U18 #23 National 2008 B&F: 2011
12 Mark Baguley 21 May 87 28yr 181cm 83kg 72 2 0 10 1 0 Langwarrin/​Frankston #47 Rookie 2011
13 Orazio Fantasia 14 Sep 95 20yr 178cm 64kg 8 2 0 19 29 1 Payneham Norwood Union/​Norwood Morialta HS/​Norwood #55 National 2013
14 Jason Ashby 16 May 94 21yr 187cm 77kg 10 0 0 2 0 0 Kew Rovers/​Carey Grammar/​Oakleigh U18 #34 National 2012
15 Courtenay Dempsey 28 Aug 87 28yr 187cm 85kg 119 31 0 14 4 0 Manunda/​Brisbane Boys' College/​Kenmore/​Morningside #19 National 2005
16 Tayte Pears 24 Mar 90 26yr 192cm 92kg 70 3 0 0 0 0 Deanmill/​East Perth #23 National 2007
17 Adam Cooney 30 Sep 85 30yr 185cm 87kg 230 196 82 20 6 4 Flagstaff Hill/​West Adelaide #1 National 2003 AA: 2008; Brownlow: 2008; AFLCA Young: 2005; AA40: 2010
18 Michael Hurley 1 Jun 90 25yr 195cm 97kg 119 105 18 0 0 0 Macleod/​Northern U18 #5 National 2008 AA: 2015
19 Shaun Edwards 13 Dec 93 22yr 189cm 81kg 21 10 0 3 0 0 St Marys/​Melbourne Grammar NT Zone 2010
20 Jackson Merrett 27 Feb 93 23yr 187cm 78kg 43 19 2 11 4 0 Cobden/​Geelong U18 #31 National 2011
21 Dyson Heppell 14 May 92 23yr 189cm 85kg 106 33 41 0 0 0 Leongatha/​Gippsland U18 #8 National 2010 AA: 2014; Rising Star: 2011; B&F: 2014; AFLCA Young: 2012; AFLPA 1st: 2011; Morrish: 2010
22 Matthew Leuenberger 7 Jun 88 27yr 203cm 104kg 108 27 11 20 3 0 Hale School/​East Perth #4 National 2006
23 David Myers 30 Jun 89 26yr 191cm 92kg 85 26 2 0 0 0 Victoria Park JFC/​Wesley College (WA)/​Perth #6 National 2007
24 Craig Bird 21 Jan 89 27yr 179cm 85kg 137 56 5 18 3 0 Nelson Bay/​NSW-ACT U18 #59 National 2007 Hun-Har: 2007; Prem: 2012
25 Alex Morgan 28 Jan 96 20yr 181cm 79kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Forest Hill/​Waverley Blues/​Mount Waverley SC/​Oakleigh U18 #29 National 2015
26 Cale Hooker 13 Oct 88 27yr 197cm 98kg 133 28 5 0 0 0 Melville/​East Fremantle #54 National 2007 AA: 2014; B&F: 2015
27 Mason Redman 26 Aug 97 18yr 187cm 76kg 0 0 0 3 1 0 Millicent/​Glenelg #30 National 2015
28 Mitch Brown 28 Aug 90 25yr 195cm 93kg 15 9 0 21 20 0 Cheltenham/​Mentone Grammar/​Sandringham U18 #15 National 2008
29 Patrick Ambrose 1 Sep 91 24yr 191cm 88kg 32 19 0 18 1 0 Xavier College/​Old Xavs/​Coburg/​Essendon (VFL) #26 Rookie 2013
30 Kyle Langford 1 Dec 96 19yr 191cm 80kg 8 3 0 17 12 0 Macleod/​Ivanhoe Grammar/​Old Ivanhoe/​Northern U18 #17 National 2014
32 Travis Colyer 24 Aug 91 24yr 175cm 75kg 57 40 0 0 0 0 Marist JFC/​Trinity College (WA)/​Claremont #26 National 2009
33 Jayden Laverde 12 Apr 96 20yr 190cm 82kg 9 5 0 9 8 0 Keilor/​PEGS/​Western U18 #20 National 2014
34 r Jake Long 3 Feb 96 20yr 186cm 75kg 0 0 0 3 0 0 St Marys/​Scotch College/​NT U18/​Essendon (VFL) #47 Rookie 2014
35 Yestin Eades 10 Feb 97 19yr 183cm 81kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Midvale/​Swan Districts/​St Patrick's College/​North Ballarat U18/​North Ballarat #64 National 2015
36 Michael Hartley 7 Jun 93 22yr 199cm 100kg 0 0 0 19 1 0 Penrith/​Sydney University/​NSW-ACT U18/​Collingwood (VFL) #87 Rookie 2011
37 r Gach Nyuon 19 Mar 97 19yr 199cm 88kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Narre Warren/​Hallam Senior College/​Dandenong U18 #4 Rookie 2015
38 Nick Kommer 28 Sep 90 25yr 184cm 78kg 19 10 0 3 3 0 Scarborough/​Hale School/​East Perth #73 National 2012
39 Heath Hocking 27 Dec 87 28yr 186cm 88kg 124 43 8 0 0 0 Mooroolbark/​East Ringwood/​Eastern U18 #20 Rookie 2005
40 Ben Howlett 21 Oct 88 27yr 180cm 80kg 117 57 9 0 0 0 Donnybrook/​Peel #30 Rookie 2009
41 r Will Hams 14 Jul 94 21yr 180cm 71kg 5 0 0 8 4 0 Sale/​Gippsland U18 #6 Pre-Season 2012
42 James Gwilt 11 Aug 86 29yr 188cm 96kg 137 25 3 15 0 0 Silverton/​Noble Park #63 National 2004
43 r Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti 22 Apr 93 22yr 171cm 77kg 0 0 0 21 8 2 Tiwi Bombers/​Drouin/​Gippsland U18/​Essendon (VFL) #22 Rookie 2015
44 Shaun McKernan 1 Sep 90 25yr 196cm 99kg 43 27 0 6 4 0 Tullamarine/​Calder U18 #28 National 2008
45 b Conor McKenna 28 Mar 96 20yr 182cm 82kg 2 2 0 12 3 0 County Tyrone #62 Rookie 2014
46 r Tom Wallis 14 Feb 97 19yr 182cm 70kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Doutta Stars/​Calder U18/​Essendon (VFL) #54 Rookie 2015
47 James Kelly 29 Dec 83 32yr 183cm 86kg 273 88 40 20 2 0 Rupertswood/​Calder U18 #17 National 2001 AA: 2011; AA40: 2010; Prem: 2007, 2009, 2011
48 Mathew Stokes 22 Nov 84 31yr 175cm 77kg 189 203 20 11 6 0 Palmerston/​Woodville-West Torrens #61 National 2005 Prem: 2007, 2011
49 Matt Dea 13 Oct 91 24yr 186cm 87kg 31 1 0 21 0 0 Ballarat Clarendon College/​North Ballarat U18 #44 National 2009
50 James Polkinghorne 21 Jan 89 27yr 184cm 87kg 94 53 0 7 1 0 Strathmore/​Calder U18 #41 National 2007
51 Ryan Crowley 5 Mar 84 32yr 188cm 89kg 188 116 5 8 2 0 Gisborne/​Calder U18 #55 National 2002 B&F: 2012
52 Jonathan Simpkin 28 Oct 87 28yr 181cm 80kg 37 16 1 4 1 0 Colac/​Geelong U18 #16 Rookie 2005 Prem: 2013
53 Mark Jamar 9 Aug 83 32yr 198cm 101kg 155 56 10 5 3 0 Port Pirie Lions/​Blackfriars/​North Adelaide #6 Rookie 2001 AA: 2010
54 Sam Grimley 3 Jan 91 25yr 199cm 96kg 3 3 0 4 5 0 Ivanhoe Grammar/​Northern U18 #39 National 2009
55 Nathan Grima 5 Aug 85 30yr 192cm 94kg 86 1 0 2 0 0 South Launceston/​Central District #14 Rookie 2007
56 Sam Michael 5 Jul 93 22yr 199cm 98kg 3 0 0 2 0 0 Manunda/​Redland/​Queensland U18/​Gold Coast (NEAFL) #96 Rookie 2011