Bastinac playing for the Brisbane Lions reserves in April 2017
|Full name||Ryan Bastinac|
|Date of birth||22 June 1991|
|Original team(s)||Dandenong Stingrays|
21st overall, 2009|
|Height||184 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||81 kg (179 lb)|
|2010–2015||North Melbourne||121 (66)|
|2016–2019||Brisbane Lions||43 (27)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2019.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
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 23 disposals however, despite a late surge, North Melbourne would lose the game by 14 points. He collected 24 disposals against West Coast in round 3, his efforts saw him rewarded with the round nomination for the Rising Star, and finished fifth overall in the award. He played 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.
- "To Basti, From Blacky". Brisbane Lions. 30 March 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
- NAB AFL Rising Star: round three
- Bowen, Nick (22 October 2015). "Aish a Pie, Bastinac a Lion in three-way deal". Australian Football League. Retrieved 22 October 2015.
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