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12:00pm  Jul 16, 2013

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3:10pm  Jul 3, 2013

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1:53pm  Jul 3, 2013

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Chad
Cornes

Height
191 cm
DOB
12-11-1979
Weight
93 kg
Debut
1999
Games
255
Goals
179
ChadCornes

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: 
Clubs: 
Debut: 2001
Recruited from: 
Brownlow Votes: -

After joining the GIANTS at the end of 2011 as a mature age recruit in a coaching and playing role, Chad Cornes was one of the GIANTS most consistent players in our inaugural season.

Cornes played 16 games in the GIANTS backline in 2012 and was awarded the Trojan Workhorse of the Year Award at the club’s inaugural best and fairest.

His most impressive performances in 2012 came in the club’s historic first win over the Gold Coast in Round 7 when Cornes racked up 28 disposals and 12 marks and in the club’s Round 2 clash with North Melbourne when the backman collected 32 disposals and ten marks.

At the end of the 2012 season, the GIANTS announced that Cornes would play on in 2013.

Previous Player History

Chad Cornes is a 32-year-old AFL veteran who has played the majority of his football with the Port Adelaide Football Club.

Port Adelaide selected Chad with pick number nine and their first selection overall in the 1997 NAB AFL Draft. He made his AFL debut against Adelaide in Round 6, 1999 at AAMI Stadium.

Chad has shown enormous talent and versatility over his AFL career with dominant performances in the forward line, back line and midfield.

In his fourteen years with Port Adelaide, Chad has gathered a multitude of awards and impressive achievements including being a member of the 2004 Premiership side, coming third in the Brownlow Medal in 2004, being selected in the All-Australian side in 2004 and 2007, playing in the 2002 International Rules series and being nominated for the NAB AFL Rising Star Award in Round 10, 2000.

Chad also came second in Port’s Best and Fairest Award in 2007, third in 2002, was awarded the club’s most improved player in 2002 and named their best finals player in 2005.

He was a Vice Captain at Port Adelaide from 2006 until 2008.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played
    • Kicks
    • Handballs
    • Disposals
    • Marks
    • Hit-Outs
    • Tackles
    • Goals
    • AFL Fantasy

2014 Highlights

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

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 255
    • Kicks 12.2
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 18.2
    • Marks 6.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.9
    • Tackles 1.8
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 78.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 25 Adelaide Crows Rd 3, 2008
Handballs 19 Western Bulldogs Rd 14, 2007
Disposals 34 Adelaide Crows Rd 3, 2008
Marks 14 Hawthorn Rd 4, 2009
Hit-outs 5 Adelaide Crows Rd 6, 2006
Tackles 7 Melbourne Rd 17, 2011
Goals 6 Melbourne Rd 17, 2007
AFL Fantasy 152 Adelaide Crows Rd 3, 2008

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF

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

Awards

AFL AWARDS

All Australian  2007 (Port Adelaide)

AFL Premiership  2004 (Port Adelaide)

Third in the Brownlow Medal Count  2004 (Port Adelaide)

All Australian  2004 (Port Adelaide)

International Rules Series  2002 (Port Adelaide)

NAB AFL Rising Star Nominee Round 10, 2000

CLUB AWARDS

Trojan Tools Workhorse of the Year Award 2012

Runner up, club best & fairest award  2007 (Port Adelaide)

Best finals player  2005 (Port Adelaide)

Third place, club best & fairest award  2002 (Port Adelaide)

Most improved player  2002 (Port Adelaide)