Jack Fitzpatrick

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Jack Fitzpatrick
Personal information
Full name Jack Fitzpatrick
Date of birth (1991-06-26) 26 June 1991 (age 23)
Original team Western Jets
Draft 50th overall, 2009
Melbourne
Height/Weight 199 cm / 87 kg
Position(s) Ruckman
Club information
Current club Melbourne
Number 48
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2011– Melbourne 19 (22)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2014 season.

Jack Fitzpatrick (born 26 June 1991) is an Australian rules footballer for the Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Fitzpatrick was selected with the 50th overall pick in the 2009 AFL Draft by the Melbourne Demons.[1] He was recruited from the Western Jets in the TAC Cup competition and attended MacKillop Catholic Regional College in Werribee.[2] After kicking four goals in a Victorian Football League match for Casey, Fitzpatrick made his AFL debut in the final round of the 2011 season.[3] He kicked a goal in the match.[4] Jack played the last game of the 2012 AFL season against fremantle kicking 2 goals.

Fitzpatrick showed considerable improvement during the 2013 AFL season, kicking 15 goals in 11 games. This led to a two-year contract extension that will see him at Melbourne until the end of 2015.

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2014 season [5]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2011 Melbourne 48 1 1 2 8 3 11 4 1 1.0 2.0 8.0 3.0 11.0 4.0 1.0
2012 Melbourne 48 2 2 0 6 5 11 1 3 1.0 0.0 3.0 2.5 5.5 0.5 1.5
2013 Melbourne 48 11 15 9 74 35 109 46 17 1.4 0.8 6.7 3.2 9.9 4.2 1.5
2014 Melbourne 48 5 4 1 19 18 37 15 6 0.8 0.2 3.8 3.6 7.4 3.0 1.2
Career 19 22 12 107 61 168 66 27 1.2 0.6 5.6 3.2 8.8 3.5 1.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jack Fitzpatrick Player Profile melbournefc.com.au, Retrieved 25 April 2010
  2. ^ Fitzpatrick is all ears on draft news on his graduation night, theage.com.au, Retrieved 25 April 2010
  3. ^ Burgan, Matt (2 September 2011). "Fitzpatrick to debut, Bail returns". Melbourne Football Club. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
  4. ^ Porter, Ashley (5 September 2011). "Oval move proves winner all round". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
  5. ^ Jack Fitzpatrick's player profile at AFL Tables

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