Essendon Playing List for 2017

(compare with the other club lists for 2017)

Experience
average 67.4 games
ranked 4th for the year

Age
average 24.4 years old
ranked 5th for the year

Goals
average 34.0 career goals
ranked 15th 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 2017 Goals 2017 Votes 2017 Original Club Drafted Honours
1 Andrew McGrath 2 Jun 98 18yr 178cm 78kg 0 0 0 21 1 0 Brighton Grammar/​East Brighton/​Sandringham U18 #1 National 2016
2 Tom Bellchambers 9 Jul 89 27yr 202cm 110kg 79 53 9 14 9 2 North Launceston/​Tasmania U18 #8 Pre-Season 2007
3 Darcy Parish 25 Jul 97 19yr 181cm 73kg 20 6 0 20 7 0 Winchelsea/​Geelong U18 #5 National 2015
4 Jobe Watson 8 Feb 85 32yr 191cm 95kg 200 111 113 20 2 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 30yr 185cm 84kg 248 156 67 7 2 0 Banyule/​Northern U18 #13 National 2003
6 Joe Daniher 4 Mar 94 23yr 201cm 94kg 70 108 10 23 65 9 Aberfeldie/​St Bernard's College/​Calder U18 #10 National 2012
7 Zach Merrett 3 Oct 95 21yr 180cm 77kg 59 22 20 22 9 15 Cobden/​Melbourne Grammar/​Sandringham U18 #26 National 2013 B&F: 2016
8 Martin Gleeson 25 Aug 94 22yr 186cm 70kg 51 4 0 18 1 0 Koroit/​St Patrick's College/​North Ballarat U18 #53 National 2012
9 Brendon Goddard 20 May 85 31yr 189cm 94kg 289 152 76 23 5 0 Traralgon/​Caulfield Grammar/​Gippsland U18 #1 National 2002 AA: 2009, 2010; B&F: 2013
10 Aaron Francis 10 Aug 97 19yr 190cm 86kg 3 1 0 2 1 0 Loxton North/​Prince Alfred College/​West Adelaide #6 National 2015
11 David Zaharakis 21 Feb 90 27yr 185cm 82kg 147 101 22 23 11 11 Eltham/​Marcellin College/​Northern U18 #23 National 2008 B&F: 2011
12 Mark Baguley 21 May 87 29yr 181cm 83kg 82 3 0 22 0 0 Langwarrin/​Frankston #47 Rookie 2011
13 Orazio Fantasia 14 Sep 95 21yr 178cm 64kg 27 31 1 20 39 7 Payneham Norwood Union/​Norwood Morialta HS/​Norwood #55 National 2013
14 Jordan Ridley 20 Oct 98 18yr 192cm 79kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Knox/​Box Hill HS/​Oakleigh U18 #22 National 2016
15 Josh Green 24 Aug 92 24yr 177cm 80kg 81 107 0 17 17 0 Clarence/​Tasmania U18 #32 National 2010
16 Josh Begley 3 Jul 98 18yr 187cm 93kg 0 0 0 3 5 0 Upper Ferntree Gully/​Eastern U18 #31 National 2016
17 James Stewart 4 Mar 94 23yr 195cm 80kg 18 18 0 16 22 0 Glen Iris/​Scotch College/​Sandringham U18 #27 National 2012
18 Michael Hurley 1 Jun 90 26yr 195cm 97kg 119 105 18 21 3 4 Macleod/​Northern U18 #5 National 2008 AA: 2015
19 Kobe Mutch 18 Mar 98 19yr 184cm 79kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gol Gol/​NSW-ACT U18/​Bendigo U18/​Western Sydney University #42 National 2016
20 Jackson Merrett 27 Feb 93 24yr 187cm 78kg 54 23 2 0 0 0 Cobden/​Geelong U18 #31 National 2011
21 Dyson Heppell 14 May 92 24yr 189cm 85kg 106 33 41 23 12 14 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 28yr 203cm 104kg 128 30 11 7 1 0 Hale School/​East Perth #4 National 2006
23 David Myers 30 Jun 89 27yr 191cm 92kg 85 26 2 15 3 0 Victoria Park JFC/​Wesley College (WA)/​Perth #6 National 2007
24 Craig Bird 21 Jan 89 28yr 179cm 85kg 155 59 5 2 0 0 Nelson Bay/​NSW-ACT U18 #59 National 2007 Hun-Har: 2007; Prem: 2012
25 Alex Morgan 28 Jan 96 21yr 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 28yr 197cm 98kg 133 28 5 20 41 4 Melville/​East Fremantle #54 National 2007 AA: 2014; B&F: 2015
27 Mason Redman 26 Aug 97 19yr 187cm 76kg 3 1 0 0 0 0 Millicent/​Glenelg #30 National 2015
28 Mitch Brown 28 Aug 90 26yr 195cm 93kg 36 29 0 4 0 0 Cheltenham/​Mentone Grammar/​Sandringham U18 #15 National 2008
29 Patrick Ambrose 1 Sep 91 25yr 191cm 88kg 50 20 0 10 0 0 Xavier College/​Old Xavs/​Coburg/​Essendon (VFL) #26 Rookie 2013
30 Kyle Langford 1 Dec 96 20yr 191cm 80kg 25 15 0 6 4 0 Macleod/​Ivanhoe Grammar/​Old Ivanhoe/​Northern U18 #17 National 2014
32 Travis Colyer 24 Aug 91 25yr 175cm 75kg 57 40 0 22 12 0 Marist JFC/​Trinity College (WA)/​Claremont #26 National 2009
33 Jayden Laverde 12 Apr 96 21yr 190cm 82kg 18 13 0 5 1 0 Keilor/​PEGS/​Western U18 #20 National 2014
34 r Jake Long 3 Feb 96 21yr 186cm 75kg 3 0 0 0 0 0 St Marys/​Scotch College/​NT U18/​Essendon (VFL) #47 Rookie 2014
35 r Yestin Eades 10 Feb 97 20yr 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 23yr 199cm 100kg 19 1 0 18 0 0 Penrith/​Sydney University/​NSW-ACT U18/​Collingwood (VFL) #87 Rookie 2011
37 Dylan Clarke 6 Sep 98 18yr 187cm 85kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Rowville/​Knox/​Melbourne Grammar/​Eastern U18 #63 National 2016
38 r Sam Draper 28 Sep 98 18yr 202cm 100kg 0 0 0 0 0 0 Reynella/​South Adelaide #1 Rookie 2016
39 Heath Hocking 27 Dec 87 29yr 186cm 88kg 124 43 8 2 2 0 Mooroolbark/​East Ringwood/​Eastern U18 #20 Rookie 2005
40 Ben Howlett 21 Oct 88 28yr 180cm 80kg 117 57 9 7 1 0 Donnybrook/​Peel #30 Rookie 2009
41 b Ben McNiece 22 Mar 92 25yr 178cm 76kg 0 0 0 2 0 0 Preston JFC/​Northern U18/​Northcote Park/​Essendon (VFL) Zone 2016
43 Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti 22 Apr 93 23yr 171cm 77kg 21 8 2 23 34 0 Tiwi Bombers/​Drouin/​Gippsland U18/​Essendon (VFL) #22 Rookie 2015
44 r Shaun McKernan 1 Sep 90 26yr 196cm 99kg 49 31 0 3 3 0 Tullamarine/​Calder U18 #28 National 2008
45 Conor McKenna 28 Mar 96 21yr 182cm 82kg 14 5 0 19 5 1 County Tyrone #62 Rookie 2014
47 James Kelly 29 Dec 83 33yr 183cm 86kg 293 90 40 20 0 4 Rupertswood/​Calder U18 #17 National 2001 AA: 2011; AA40: 2010; Prem: 2007, 2009, 2011
49 Matt Dea 13 Oct 91 25yr 186cm 87kg 52 1 0 6 1 0 Ballarat Clarendon College/​North Ballarat U18 #44 National 2009