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Will
Hoskin-Elliott

Height
186 cm
DOB
02-09-1993
Weight
80 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2016
2
Career
52
Goals
2016
1
Career
42
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
97
Avg
48
WillHoskin-Elliott

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: North Sunshine
Debut: 2012
Recruited From:  North Sunshine/Western U18
Brownlow Votes: 4
Community Ambassador: Gunghalin Jets

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Player Bio

Pick number four in the 2011 NAB AFL Draft, Will Hoskin-Elliott made his debut against the Swans in Round 1, 2012. Hoskin-Elliott has a dangerous combination of electric speed and terrific endurance that makes him a headache for opposition teams trying to match up on him.
 

Last season was one to forget for Hoskin-Elliott, who failed to go on with the promise he showed in the previous year when he kicked 26 goals in 20 games. Did not recover from a pre-season shoulder injury and finished with just three goals from 11 appearances. Has all the tools to be a star if he can find the consistency to match.

The speedy youngster entered the year with 19 games under his belt over two seasons and a reputation for talent yet to be fully realised. He ended it with a further 20 games to his name and a standing as a star on the rise. Kicking 26 goals, second only at the GIANTS to Jeremy Cameron, he was one of their biggest improvers. Looks ready to emerge as a star of the competition.

Last season was another year of development for Hoskin-Elliott, who made nine senior appearances to take his career tally to 19. He had injury and form issues and suffered a nasty concussion late in the season, but the fleet-footed youngster is making good strides in his career.

Considered among the most talented rookies on the GWS list, Hoskin-Elliott had difficulty adjusting to the rigours of the AFL, playing just three of the team's first 16 matches. But he worked hard on his game and then exploded into life in the final seven weeks of the season, capped by a five-goal, 16-disposal effort against Gold Coast in round 20.

A dashing winger, the GIANTS are almost giddy about Hoskin-Elliott's potential. More than happy to have a bounce and take on the opposition, he also possesses a booming right boot and stood out at the NAB AFL Draft Combine. Only played 12 games with the Western Jets in 2011, yet he still managed to finish second in the club's best-and-fairest count.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 2
    • Kicks 7.0
    • Handballs 3.0
    • Disposals 10.0
    • Marks 3.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.0
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 48.5

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 11 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Handballs 5 Sydney Swans Rd 3
Disposals 12 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Marks 5 Geelong Cats Rd 2
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Sydney Swans Rd 3
Goals 1 Geelong Cats Rd 2
AFL Fantasy 64 Geelong Cats Rd 2

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Melbourne L 80 - 78 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Geelong Cats W 89 - 76 11 1 12 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 64
3 Sydney Swans L 93 - 68 3 5 8 2 0 1 3 4 0 0 33
4 Port Adelaide W 151 - 65 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 St Kilda W 79 - 126 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Hawthorn W 158 - 83 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Fremantle W 77 - 95 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Gold Coast Suns W 149 - 58 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Western Bulldogs W 98 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Adelaide Crows L 107 - 85 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Geelong Cats L 98 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Sydney Swans W 105 - 63 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Essendon W 90 - 117 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Carlton W 127 - 65 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Collingwood L 93 - 125 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Brisbane Lions W 67 - 146 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Port Adelaide W 60 - 79 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Richmond W 111 - 23 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Gold Coast Suns W 84 - 92 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 West Coast Eagles L 96 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Fremantle W 129 - 37 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 North Melbourne W 63 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 16 - L: 6 14 6 20 7 0 1 3 6 1 0 97

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 52
    • Kicks 8.2
    • Handballs 3.5
    • Disposals 11.7
    • Marks 4.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.1
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 57.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Port Adelaide Rd 7, 2014
Handballs 14 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2014
Disposals 27 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2014
Marks 13 Richmond Rd 19, 2014
Hit-outs 1 Collingwood Rd 18, 2012
Tackles 5 Essendon Rd 19, 2015
Goals 5 Western Bulldogs Rd 23, 2014
AFL Fantasy 113 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2014

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2016 GWS Giants 14 6 20 7 0 1 3 6 1 0 97
2015 GWS Giants 75 32 107 45 0 3 5 28 3 8 550
2014 GWS Giants 187 75 262 96 0 15 11 50 26 20 1357
2013 GWS Giants 71 34 105 33 0 4 4 15 3 9 459
2012 GWS Giants 80 36 116 36 1 7 4 12 9 2 520

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 NAB AFL Draft 1st selection (GWS GIANTS) No.4 overall

Player Honours

Club Awards

GIANTS Mark Of The Year 2014