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Watson hurt at training

First-year Kangaroos defender Declan Watson has suffered a suspected serious knee injury.

4:11pm Jul 23, 2017

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Declan
Watson

Height
191 cm
DOB
17-09-1998
Weight
87 kg
Debut
-
Games
2019
0
Career
0
Goals
2019
0
Career
0
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
DeclanWatson

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior clubs: Aspley, Redcliffe
Recruited from: Brisbane Lions Academy
Draft: #34, 2016 National
Debut: Yet to debut

Strengths

- Reading the play
- Marking
- Bodying opposition forward

Jumper Club Members

- #Roo Biz

Background: Pre-NMFC


A tall key-defender from Aspley, Watson impressed in the under-18 championships in 2016, before being taken with selection 34 at the National Draft. 

Watson has a strong ability to read the play and shut down the opposition's best forward, while generating drive going the other way.

Season by season

Season by season

Having suffered a devastating ACL injury in 2017, 2018 was all about recovery for Declan Watson.

The young defender fully completed his rehab towards the end of the year, however he and the club decided to play it safe and focus on the pre-season.

North showed its faith in Watson, by signing him to a one-year contract extension.

2017

North Melbourne’s second pick in the 2016 National Draft, defender Declan Watson enjoyed a solid first season in the VFL and Development League for Werribee.

Unfortunately a devastating training incident left him with a ruptured ACL, ending his 2017 season.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 0
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
13 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
16 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
19 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 0
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 North Melbourne 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 North Melbourne 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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