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'Our approach won't change'

Daniel Talia says the players won't alter their approach to training despite Brent Reilly's shock injury

4:01pm Feb 11, 2015

Defence first for Crows.

Defence is king for coach Phil Walsh says Daniel Talia

7:56pm Jan 31, 2015

Dangerfield vs Talia

AFL Media investigate who they believe is Adelaide's most important player

12:00pm Jan 2, 2015

Latest Player Video

Daniel Talia Press Conference

1:52pm  Feb 11, 2015

Tackles of the week - Rd 21

12:04pm  Aug 15, 2011

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Daniel
Talia

Height
195 cm
DOB
02-10-1991
Weight
97 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2015
0
Career
76
Goals
2015
0
Career
4
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
DanielTalia

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Assumption College/Calder U18
Clubs: Adelaide
Debut: v Sydney, Rd 15, 2011
Recruited from: Calder Cannons (Vic)
Brownlow Votes: 1

Enhanced his reputation as one of the premier defenders in the competition, earning All-Australian selection and becoming the second-youngest winner of the Malcolm Blight Medal as Adelaide’s best and fairest player. The 2012 Rising Star was a rock in Adelaide’s inexperienced backline. Talia conceded an average of only 1.4 goals per game and didn’t allow any goals to his direct opponent in seven matches. The dedicated defender ranked eighth in the AFL for spoils (135) and also improved the attacking side of his game, averaging career-high disposals (11.8), rebound 50ms, intercept marks and inside 50ms. His standing within the team was reflected in his elevation to the senior leadership group for 2015.

Season by Season

Season by Season

The young defender backed up a breakout 2012 with another individually brilliant season, finishing equal-third in the Crows Club Champion award. Talia stood the opposition’s most dangerous forward every week and conceded an average of only one goal per game. He ranked 7th in the AFL in spoils, and No.1 at Adelaide in both spoils and intercept possessions. One of only five Crows to play every game in 2013, Talia signed a new three-year deal, which will see him remain at Adelaide until at least the end of 2016. Notched up his 50th game against Port Adelaide.

Season by Season

Talia displayed maturity beyond his years and experience in 2012, routinely playing on – and beating – the opposition’s best forward. His outstanding effort was recognised with the 2012 NAB Rising Star award. The ultra-professional defender was dealt a cruel blow in the Qualifying Final, breaking his arm in a contest and missing Adelaide’s next two finals

Season by Season

The former first-round draft pick overcame a pre-season Achilles complaint to make his long-awaited debut against the Sydney Swans in round 15. Talia showed poise in his nine games, shutting down his direct opponent and providing great support to his fellow defenders. The 20-year-old has an opportunity to make the centre half-back position his own following the departures of key defenders Nathan Bock and Phil Davis in successive seasons.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 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

2015 Highlights

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

2015 Season Breakdown

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

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 76
    • Kicks 6.3
    • Handballs 4.3
    • Disposals 10.6
    • Marks 3.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.7
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 44.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 Melbourne Rd 7, 2014
Handballs 12 Sydney Swans Rd 11, 2013
Disposals 21 GWS Giants Rd 5, 2014
Marks 10 GWS Giants Rd 5, 2014
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 Geelong Cats Rd 21, 2011
Goals 1 Melbourne Rd 22, 2013
AFL Fantasy 88 GWS Giants Rd 5, 2014

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Adelaide Crows 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Adelaide Crows 167 93 260 105 0 11 12 24 0 1 1074
2013 Adelaide Crows 143 103 246 93 0 8 22 35 3 0 1014
2012 Adelaide Crows 107 79 186 60 0 13 17 41 1 2 793
2011 Adelaide Crows 59 51 110 27 0 9 6 31 0 0 475

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

50 AFL Games: v Port Adelaide, Round 19, 2013

Awards

AFL AWARDS

All Australian
2014

Rising Star Award
2012

CLUB AWARDS

M.A Bickley Award
2011

Dr Brian Sando OAM Trophy
2012
2013

Third place Club Champion
2013 (equal)

Club Champion
2014

Q&A

Your nickname: DT

One word to describe you: East

Favourite player to watch growing up: Stephen Silvagni

Who has had the most influence on your career: Ben Rutten

Toughest individual opponent: Matthew Pavlich

Player most likely to fall asleep in a team meeting: Hendo

Thriftiest player at your club: Andy Otten

The next big thing at your club: Brad Crouch

The smartest thing you have been told: Family comes first no matter what

If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you be: Vegas

Do you have any strange phobias: Hate spiders

Your can’t-miss TV shows: Game of Thrones, Entourage

Your favourite cartoon as a kid: Thomas the Tank Engine

If you had to choose another career, what would it be: NFL player

What do you normally eat for breakfast: Muesli

Your last meal would be: Lamb shanks

Your favourite holiday destination: Middleton

In the movie of your life, you’d be played by: N/A

What are your three essential items: Water bottle, packed lunch, coffee

Most useless thing you have bought: School diary

Best subject at school: PE

Which big ticket sporting event would you love to attend: Soccer World Cup Final