Main content

Ricky Henderson News

Ricky back on the run

In his first AFL game of the season, Ricky Henderson gained more metreage than any other player

9:44am Jul 6, 2014

Hendo return a huge boost

THE RETURN of Ricky Henderson is a morale boost for the playing group, says forward Tom Lynch

12:45pm Jul 4, 2014

Ricky nearing return

Ricky Henderson hopes to make his return from injury in a few weeks

12:33pm May 19, 2014

Latest Player Video

Senior List

45

Ricky
Henderson

Height
188 cm
DOB
11-09-1988
Weight
91 kg
Debut
2010
Games
2014
2
Career
58
Goals
2014
0
Career
39
2014 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
150
Avg
75
RickyHenderson

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Trentham
Debut: v Bulldogs, Round 5, 2010
Recruited from: Trentham
Brownlow Votes: 6

Henderson enjoyed a breakout season in 2013, establishing himself as a versatile ‘swingman’. The athletic utility played a variety of roles, but seemed most comfortable in defence where his height, speed and ability to read the play were paramount in the absence of the injured Brent Reilly. Unfortunately, Henderson was also struck down by injury – he had minor knee surgery, which put a premature end to his season after 14 games. Still, he gave Crows fans an exciting glimpse of what’s to come.  

Season by Season

Season by Season

The basketball convert missed a chunk of the season with an ankle injury, but showed glimpses of his enormous potential in matches. A versatile athlete, Henderson switched between a wing and defence early in the year and kicked a career-best six goals playing as a forward against Port Adelaide in Round 15. Another player to commit to the Club in 2012, Henderson is on track to reach the 50-game milestone in 2013

Season by Season

After emerging as a surprise packet in attack in 2010, Henderson pushed up onto a wing last season. The shift gave the former basketballer greater freedom, allowing him to use his dangerous pace to exploit opposition teams. The 23-year-old, who battled a hip complaint in the latter stages of the season, kicked 12 goals in 18 matches and ranked No.1 at the Club for creating turnovers that led to Adelaide scores. His performance against the Western Bulldogs in round 13, where he gathered 28 disposals and took nine marks, was a highlight.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2014 Season Average
    Games Played 2
    • Kicks 11.5
    • Handballs 10.5
    • Disposals 22.0
    • Marks 5.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.5
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 75.0

2014 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 15 GWS Giants Rd 16
Handballs 14 Hawthorn Rd 17
Disposals 22 Hawthorn Rd 17
Marks 7 GWS Giants Rd 16
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 1 GWS Giants Rd 16
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 85 GWS Giants Rd 16

2014 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Geelong Cats L 119 - 81 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Port Adelaide L 127 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Sydney Swans L 71 - 134 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 St Kilda W 50 - 136 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 GWS Giants W 137 - 72 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Western Bulldogs W 83 - 92 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Melbourne L 67 - 70 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Collingwood W 76 - 55 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Carlton L 81 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Gold Coast Suns W 109 - 77 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Fremantle L 90 - 50 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 North Melbourne W 109 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Essendon L 101 - 92 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Port Adelaide W 99 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 GWS Giants W 72 - 140 15 7 22 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 85
17 Hawthorn L 92 - 104 8 14 22 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 65
18 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
19 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
22 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
23 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 8 - L: 8 23 21 44 11 0 2 0 1 0 0 150

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 58
    • Kicks 8.9
    • Handballs 5.4
    • Disposals 14.3
    • Marks 4.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 63.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Geelong Cats Rd 17, 2013
Handballs 14 Hawthorn Rd 17, 2014
Disposals 32 Geelong Cats Rd 17, 2013
Marks 11 Port Adelaide Rd 15, 2012
Hit-outs 1 Richmond Rd 12, 2013
Tackles 6 Gold Coast Suns Rd 8, 2011
Goals 6 Port Adelaide Rd 15, 2012
AFL Fantasy 133 Geelong Cats Rd 17, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2014 Adelaide Crows 23 21 44 11 0 2 0 1 0 0 150
2013 Adelaide Crows 188 82 270 85 1 10 3 26 5 5 1124
2012 Adelaide Crows 99 53 152 54 0 3 8 11 9 2 644
2011 Adelaide Crows 123 82 205 68 0 9 14 46 12 10 970
2010 Adelaide Crows 86 73 159 59 0 10 6 31 13 8 783

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

AFL Adelaide Crows: 50 games, v Gold Coast, Round 14, 2013

Q&A

Which player is most likely to look at himself in the mirror after a weights session?
Sam Kerridge

Who would you least like to pair up with in the boxing ring during training?
Truck

Who would you like to have kicking for goal after the siren if you are three points down in a Grand Final?
Porps

What is your coach’s favourite saying?
“Geelong”

Which teammate is most likely to be invited to the coach’s place for dinner
Rory Sloane

If you could draft any player into your team, who would it be?
Josh Bootsma

If you had the power, what is one thing you would change about the world?
No surveys

Outside of footy, what would be your dream job?
Car salesman

If you could appear on any reality show, which one would you choose?
The Block

Who has the best taste in music at the club and why?
Porps

Who has the worst and why?
Danger

What meal is your speciality to cook?
Bread

Who is the best-dressed teammate at the club?
Sam Shaw

Who is the worst dressed?
Porps

Who is the most skilful all-round sportsman at the club?
Jarryd Lyons

What is your favourite way to spend a day off?
Golf

Which of your teammates fancies himself as a celebrity?
Danger

Who is your funniest teammate at the club and why?
Tex

Which teammate is the most likely to tweet a comment while watching a game at home?
Tex

Which teammate would struggle to turn a computer on?
Siggo

Which teammate is most likely to take a ‘selfie’ and post it on Facebook?
Sam Kerridge