|Full name||Ryan Bastinac|
|Date of birth||22 June 1991|
|Original team||Dandenong Stingrays|
|Draft||21st overall, 2009
|Height/Weight||183 cm / 74 kg|
|Current club||North Melbourne|
|2010–||North Melbourne||98 (54)|
1 Playing statistics correct to end of Round 23, 2013 season.
Bastinac can play both as an inside and outside midfielder and is renowned for his endurance and aerobic capacity. He can attract plenty of possessions for a young player and has good decision making skills under high pressure.
Bastinac made his debut in Round 1 of the 2010 season against Port Adelaide. He gathered an impressive 23 disposals however, despite a late surge, North Melbourne would lose the game by 14 points.
Bastinac continued his impressive start to his career by racking up another 24 touches against West Coast in Round 3. He negated the impact of West Coast stars Daniel Kerr and Matthew Priddis in the process which won him the nomination for the 2010 AFL Rising Star.
Bastinac would go on to play out the remainder of the season averaging almost 19 disposals, 2.5 tackles and taking 54 marks over the 22 games. He kicked seven goals over the course of the season including a superb first quarter effort against Fremantle in Round 19 where he banged in three goals.
Bastinac's fantastic debut season received high recognition as displayed in the voting for the 2010 AFL Rising Star where he placed 5th.
- Ryan Bastinac's profile on the official website of the North Melbourne Football Club
- Ryan Bastinac's statistics from AFL Tables
|Awards and achievements|
Ricky Ferraro, Paul Rogasch
|Dandenong Stingrays Captain
with Tom Scully
[to be determined]