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Dylan
Shiel

Height
181 cm
DOB
09-03-1993
Weight
83 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2016
9
Career
73
Goals
2016
3
Career
36
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
891
Avg
99
DylanShiel

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Edithvale-Aspendale
Debut: 2012
Recruited From: Edithvale-Aspendale/Caulfield Grammar/Dandenong Stingrays
Brownlow Votes: 8
Community Ambassador: Concord GIANTS

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Player Bio

Dylan Shiel is a classy on-baller who assured his place on the GIANTS' list with an eight-goal performance from the midfield whilst playing school football for Caulfield Grammar against Haileybury College on a wet Saturday in June 2010. The former Dandenong Stingray was pre-selected by the GIANTS as a 17-year-old and moved to Sydney in 2011 to begin his AFL career with the GIANTS. Shiel made his AFL debut in Round 1, 2012 and was nominated for the NAB AFL Rising Star Award later in his first season. Shiel was named in the GIANTS’ emerging leaders group before the 2014 season.
 

The gun midfielder resisted plenty of offers to re-sign with the GIANTS during the 2015 season and was on track for All Australian honours until a knee injury against St Kilda in round 15 ended his year. Shiel averaged more than 26 touches a game and polled the three Brownlow Medal votes on two occassions, with his blistering pace and classy foot skills a highlight. He had 25 possessions or more in 11 of the 14 games he played - with five of those 30 or more - and finished seventh in the best and fairest. Turned his back on the chance to leave the GIANTS and re-committed to the club and will be desperate to repeat the brilliant start he made last year.

Cut down by a quad injury early last season, Shiel quickly made up for lost time upon his return. Playing 16 consecutive games, he averaged 23 possessions, 4.8 tackles and 3.8 marks a game, all career highs. Combining speed on the outside with an ability to break the lines, Shiel remains on track for stardom.

With his injury troubles a thing of the past, Shiel emerged as a key member of the GIANTS’ midfield, playing 21 games and averaging just under 20 possessions a contest. Capped by a 25-disposal, three-goal effort against the Western Bulldogs in round 15 and fourth place in the best and fairest, Shiel continued his progress towards becoming one of the AFL’s elite on-ballers.

Following foot problems and a pre-season appendectomy, Shiel did well to make it to the starting line for round one. The talented midfielder played 12 of the club's opening 13 games, underlined by a 21-possession, two-goal effort against Geelong that led to a Rising Star nomination. His foot problems would re-appear late in the season, however, sidelining him for the final nine games of the year. If he can get on top of his injury issues, Shiel is one of the brightest onball prospects in the game.

One of the brightest prospects on the GIANTS' young list, Shiel is a tough, talented onballer who cites fellow Caulfield Grammar attendee Chris Judd as his idol. Averaged 30 disposals per game with Dandenong in the 2010 TAC Cup.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 9
    • Kicks 14.2
    • Handballs 14.4
    • Disposals 28.7
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.4
    • Goals 0.3
    • AFL Fantasy 99.0

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 Hawthorn Rd 6
Handballs 20 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8
Disposals 35 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8
Marks 8 Fremantle Rd 7
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 6 Western Bulldogs Rd 9
Goals 1 Western Bulldogs Rd 9
AFL Fantasy 122 Western Bulldogs Rd 9

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Melbourne L 80 - 78 13 16 29 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 88
2 Geelong Cats W 89 - 76 14 13 27 4 0 0 1 2 1 0 91
3 Sydney Swans L 93 - 68 11 17 28 2 0 0 1 6 0 0 94
4 Port Adelaide W 151 - 65 19 12 31 2 0 4 1 3 1 2 108
5 St Kilda W 79 - 126 11 11 22 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 69
6 Hawthorn W 158 - 83 19 15 34 3 0 1 0 5 0 1 118
7 Fremantle W 77 - 95 10 15 25 8 0 1 1 3 0 1 95
8 Gold Coast Suns W 149 - 58 15 20 35 4 0 3 0 1 0 2 106
9 Western Bulldogs W 98 - 73 16 11 27 7 0 1 0 6 1 0 122
10 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
21 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 7 - L: 2 128 130 258 35 0 12 6 31 3 6 891

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 73
    • Kicks 10.7
    • Handballs 12.0
    • Disposals 22.7
    • Marks 3.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 3.9
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 83.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 Hawthorn Rd 6, 2016
Handballs 23 West Coast Eagles Rd 5, 2015
Disposals 39 Gold Coast Suns Rd 4, 2015
Marks 8 Fremantle Rd 7, 2016
Hit-outs 2 Melbourne Rd 21, 2014
Tackles 10 Carlton Rd 14, 2014
Goals 3 Melbourne Rd 2, 2015
AFL Fantasy 136 Melbourne Rd 2, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2016 GWS Giants 128 130 258 35 0 12 6 31 3 6 891
2015 GWS Giants 164 202 366 38 1 21 6 56 8 9 1295
2014 GWS Giants 186 207 393 65 2 8 13 82 9 11 1531
2013 GWS Giants 194 217 411 62 2 12 20 70 11 11 1513
2012 GWS Giants 108 120 228 39 0 9 9 46 5 4 881

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

History

Draft History

2011 17-year-old access selection (GWS GIANTS)

Player Honours

AFL AWARDS

2012 NAB AFL Rising Star nominee Round 10

Club Awards

GIANTS Goal Of The Year 2014

GIANTS Community Award 2015