Connor Blakely

Connor Blakely (born 2 March 1996) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Fremantle Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Connor Blakely
Blakely playing for Fremantle in August 2016
Personal information
Full name Connor Blakely
Date of birth (1996-03-02) 2 March 1996
Original team(s) Swan Districts (WAFL)
Draft No. 34, 2014 National draft, Fremantle
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current club Fremantle
Number 19
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2015– Fremantle 60 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2019.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Originally from Bunbury, Western Australia, he was drafted with the 34th selection in the 2014 National Draft from Swan Districts in the West Australian Football League (WAFL). He made his league debut in 2013, and then in 2014 played all season in Swan Districts league team. He also represented Western Australia at the 2014 AFL Under 18 Championships, where he was selected to the tournament's All-Australian team.[1] In 2015 he played for Peel Thunder in the West Australian Football League (WAFL), Fremantle's reserve team.

Blakely was selected to make his AFL debut for Fremantle in the final round of the 2015 AFL season, when Fremantle sent a weakened team to play Port Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval. Twelve changes were made to the team, and Blakely was one of four players to make their AFL debuts.[2]

In July 2019, Blakely signed a three year contract extension with Fremantle, to remain at the club until the end of 2022.[3]

Statistics

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2016 season[4]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team No. Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2015 Fremantle 191003912110.00.03.09.012.01.01.0
2016 Fremantle 19151612917530440560.10.48.611.720.32.73.7
2017 Fremantle 19171421019640688670.10.212.411.523.85.23.9
Career 16 1 6 132 184 316 41 57 0.1 0.4 8.2 11.5 19.8 2.6 3.6

References

  1. Twomey, Callum (6 November 2014). "21 days to the draft: Meet Connor Blakely".
  2. Hope, Shayne (5 September 2015). "Another Docker goes out".
  3. Woodcock, Mitchell (31 July 2019). "Connor Blakely commits to Fremantle Dockers future". PerthNow. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  4. Connor Blakely's player profile at AFL Tables
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