Jake Batchelor

Jake Batchelor (born 13 February 1992) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). Jake Batchelor played his junior footy at the Frankston Rovers in Victoria and went on to play with the Dandenong Stingrays in the TAC Cup, Batchelor was drafted to Richmond with their second selection, the 30th overall, in the 2010 AFL draft. He made his AFL debut in round 1, 2011 against Carlton at the MCG. At the end of round 16, 2011, he was nominated for the NAB AFL Rising Star award.[1] Batchelor was delisted by Richmond at the conclusion of the 2017 AFL season, after playing 84 matches over his seven-year tenure at the club.[2] In 2018 he served as a playing assistant coach with the Frankston Dolphins in the VFL and in 2019 will take up a part-time development coaching role at St Kilda.[3]

Jake Batchelor
Batchelor in August 2017
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-02-13) 13 February 1992
Original team(s) Dandenong Stingrays (TAC Cup)
Frankston Bombers (MPNFL)
Draft No. 30, 2010 national draft
Debut Round 1, 2011, Richmond
vs. Carlton, at MCG
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
20112017 Richmond 84 (4)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2017.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com


Statistics are correct to the end of the 2017 season[4]
 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)
2011 Richmond 3116041257720252490.
2012 Richmond 1114011219421570280.
2013 Richmond 11901752910440170.
2014 Richmond 111330804512538270.
2015 Richmond 112311178105283111440.
2016 Richmond 118015828862170.
2017 Richmond 11100549240.
Career 84 4 8 642 382 1024 334 176 0.0 0.1 7.6 4.5 12.2 4.0 2.1


  1. "Eligible One". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 12 July 2011.
  2. Whiting, Michael (26 October 2017). "Tigers axe versatile back and talented goalsneak". AFL.com.au. Bigpond. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  3. "Saints add to coaching group". St Kilda FC. Telstra Media. 8 September 2018. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  4. "Jake Batchelor". AFL Tables. Retrieved 12 February 2017.

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