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Marley’s vital role

Marley Williams has been a stand-out since joining North, and his performances haven't gone unnoticed.

5:05pm May 1, 2018

Injury Update: Round 20

North defender Marley Williams won’t return in season 2017 after being ruled out with a back injury.

2:29pm Aug 1, 2017

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Marley
Williams

Height
181 cm
DOB
22-07-1993
Weight
83 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2018
9
Career
90
Goals
2018
0
Career
9
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
404
Avg
45
MarleyWilliams

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior clubs: North Albany (WA)
Recruited from: Collingwood
Draft: #35, 2011 Rookie (COLL)
Debut: Round 9, 2012 v Adelaide (COLL) 

Strengths

- Line breaking
- Shutting down opposition small forwards

Jumper Club Members

- Whybrow Fabrications
- John Aaron & Sam La Spina

Background: Pre-NMFC

 

Williams gained a reputation as a strong, line-breaking player over five seasons at Collingwood.

The defender finished seventh in the Magpies' best and fairest in just his second season, and went on to play 68 games for the club.

He was traded to North Melbourne at the end of 2016 in exchange for pick 105.

Season by Season

Season by Season

After arriving at the club from Collingwood in the 2017 trade period, Williams quickly established himself as a fan favourite.

In his debut year for North, Williams played 13 games, averaging 17.5 disposals and becoming an important member of the North Melbourne backline.

A back injury sustained in round 14 prevented him from taking to the field again in 2017.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 9
    • Kicks 7.0
    • Handballs 5.7
    • Disposals 12.7
    • Marks 2.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.4
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 44.9

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Carlton Rd 4
Handballs 12 Port Adelaide Rd 6
Disposals 18 Port Adelaide Rd 6
Marks 5 Hawthorn Rd 5
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 Gold Coast Suns Rd 1
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 60 Gold Coast Suns Rd 1

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gold Coast Suns L 55 - 39 10 2 12 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 60
2 St Kilda W 95 - 43 7 7 14 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 41
3 Melbourne L 123 - 86 4 6 10 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 39
4 Carlton W 116 - 30 10 5 15 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 58
5 Hawthorn W 98 - 70 8 5 13 5 0 1 1 1 0 0 51
6 Port Adelaide L 69 - 102 6 12 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 51
7 Sydney Swans W 66 - 68 8 4 12 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 37
8 Richmond L 72 - 82 3 4 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 23
9 GWS Giants W 112 - 69 7 6 13 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 44
10 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
19 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
23 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 4 63 51 114 21 0 4 2 13 0 0 404

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 90
    • Kicks 10.0
    • Handballs 7.2
    • Disposals 17.1
    • Marks 3.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.4
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 63.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 West Coast Eagles Rd 16, 2015
Handballs 19 St Kilda Rd 13, 2017
Disposals 33 West Coast Eagles Rd 16, 2015
Marks 12 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8, 2015
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 Carlton Rd 19, 2015
Goals 1 Melbourne Rd 9, 2017
AFL Fantasy 133 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 North Melbourne 63 51 114 21 0 4 2 13 0 0 404
2017 North Melbourne 94 133 227 31 0 7 6 27 3 0 756
2016 Collingwood 88 83 171 34 0 7 7 22 0 0 606
2015 Collingwood 246 180 426 75 0 12 13 52 2 2 1518
2014 Collingwood 174 88 262 58 0 9 7 33 1 3 1001
2013 Collingwood 181 89 270 68 0 12 6 52 2 4 1143
2012 Collingwood 52 21 73 16 0 0 1 18 1 0 321

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

Milestones

Individual Stats

- Disposals: 11
- Tackles: 3
- Rebound 50's: 3
- Time on Ground: 91%

NMFC Debut

Round 1, 2017 v West Coast
Venue: Etihad Stadium

North Melbourne: 4.6.30, 8.8.56, 11.10.76, 13.15.93
West Coast: 3.4.22, 9.8.62, 16.8.104, 21.10.136