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Richard Douglas News

Injury update: Richard Douglas

The veteran Crow has undergone successful surgery

12:17pm Mar 28, 2019

AFL free agents

Five Crows will become free agents at the end of 2019

1:55pm Mar 27, 2019

Post-game injury update

Steve Saunders provides an update on Tom Doedee and Richard Douglas

7:59pm Mar 23, 2019

Latest Player Video

Richard Douglas Presser Jan 10

12:50pm  Jan 10, 2019

FOOTYplus: Episode 10

9:00am  Aug 12, 2018

Dougy & D-Mac tackle the climb

12:00pm  Aug 11, 2018

Senior List

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Richard
Douglas

Height
181 cm
DOB
06-02-1987
Weight
79 kg
Debut
2006
Games
2019
9
Career
246
Goals
2019
2
Career
164
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
533
Avg
59
RichardDouglas

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Broadford (Vic)/Calder U18s
Debut: v Port Adelaide, Round 21, 2006
Recruited from: Calder Cannons (Vic)

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Richard Douglas started playing footy at his local club in Broadford, a small town in central Victoria, where he was coached by his father. He then played for the Calder Cannons in the TAC Cup, before he was taken by the Crows with pick No. 16. Douglas made his AFL debut in the Round 21 Showdown of 2006. Since then, he has won a number of awards across his 13 seasons, including Club Champion in 2010, Best Team Man in 2013 and 2017 and the Coaches’ Award in 2008 and 2010. In 2017, Douglas played his 200th game in Round Five against Gold Coast. In 2019, he married long-term partner Alessandra Lee.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 9
    • Kicks 9.3
    • Handballs 5.8
    • Disposals 15.1
    • Marks 3.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.4
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 59.2

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 St Kilda Rd 20
Handballs 10 Geelong Cats Rd 15
Disposals 20 Western Bulldogs Rd 23
Marks 7 West Coast Eagles Rd 21
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 St Kilda Rd 20
Goals 1 Collingwood Rd 22
AFL Fantasy 82 St Kilda Rd 20

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Hawthorn L 55 - 87 13 2 15 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 59
2 Sydney Swans W 62 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
3 Geelong Cats L 75 - 99 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 North Melbourne L 71 - 59 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Gold Coast Suns W 119 - 46 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 St Kilda W 68 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Fremantle W 51 - 34 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Port Adelaide W 68 - 88 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Brisbane Lions L 93 - 92 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 West Coast Eagles L 73 - 85 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Melbourne W 88 - 90 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 GWS Giants W 82 - 61 7 5 12 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 43
13 Richmond W 101 - 68 7 8 15 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 51
15 Geelong Cats L 96 - 69 5 10 15 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 51
16 Port Adelaide L 44 - 101 8 3 11 2 0 0 2 2 0 1 39
17 Gold Coast Suns W 56 - 151 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Essendon L 75 - 96 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Carlton L 87 - 60 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 St Kilda W 92 - 70 13 6 19 1 0 2 0 5 1 0 82
21 West Coast Eagles L 90 - 80 11 3 14 7 0 2 0 2 0 0 70
22 Collingwood L 48 - 114 9 6 15 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 63
23 Western Bulldogs L 121 - 87 11 9 20 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 75
TOTAL W: 10 - L: 12 84 52 136 27 0 5 4 22 2 3 533

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 246
    • Kicks 11.1
    • Handballs 7.2
    • Disposals 18.3
    • Marks 3.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 3.5
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 75.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 North Melbourne Rd 1, 2015
Handballs 17 Fremantle Rd 21, 2016
Disposals 33 Geelong Cats Rd 17, 2013
Marks 11 St Kilda Rd 8, 2013
Hit-outs 2 Port Adelaide Rd 15, 2014
Tackles 10 Richmond Rd 21, 2014
Goals 4 Geelong Cats Rd 18, 2017
AFL Fantasy 135 Brisbane Lions Rd 20, 2010

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Adelaide Crows 84 52 136 27 0 5 4 22 2 3 533
2018 Adelaide Crows 198 115 313 59 0 20 27 55 14 12 1256
2017 Adelaide Crows 317 224 541 71 0 27 26 96 15 9 2044
2016 Adelaide Crows 245 179 424 77 0 25 19 94 19 16 1798
2015 Adelaide Crows 204 135 339 47 2 12 19 64 7 4 1282
2014 Adelaide Crows 266 147 413 52 4 22 17 91 11 8 1661
2013 Adelaide Crows 326 175 501 116 1 22 21 86 20 17 2117
2012 Adelaide Crows 236 96 332 74 1 16 15 52 11 16 1384
2011 Adelaide Crows 221 91 312 63 0 18 15 56 10 9 1300
2010 Adelaide Crows 275 195 470 107 2 30 18 76 17 20 1940
2009 Adelaide Crows 133 140 273 74 0 15 18 64 11 12 1196
2008 Adelaide Crows 146 127 273 78 0 21 20 72 22 14 1321
2007 Adelaide Crows 72 68 140 28 5 10 10 36 4 2 591
2006 Adelaide Crows 15 18 33 6 0 4 1 7 1 1 135

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 Sydney Swans, Round 13, 2009
100 AFL Games: v St Kilda, Round 12, 2012
150 AFL Games: v Collingwood, Round 18, 2014
200 AFL Games: v Gold Coast, Round Five, 2017

Awards

Club Awards

Phil Walsh Best Team Man
2013
2017

Life Membership
2015

Club Champion runner-up
2013

Club Champion
2010

Chelsea Phillis Coaches' Award
2008
2010

 

AFL Awards

All Australian nominee
2013

International Rules Series
2011

Pre-season premiership
2012

Q&A

Nickname: Diggy

Best piece of advice your mother gave you: Respect your elders

If you weren’t a footballer, what would you like to be: Property developer

Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by: Get the edge

If you could ask someone to be your mentor, who would it be: Tom Lynch

Morning or evening person: Morning

Favourite timeslot to play in: Friday night

Favourite footy journalist: Gerard Whateley

Favourite TV caller/commentator: Andrew Flintoff

Worst injury: Ruptured testicle

How many text messages do you send a day: 25-30

Three phone apps you can’t live without: Heos, Twitter, Sportsbet

Favourite Twitter account you follow: Men’s Humour

Most embarrassing song in your iTunes: Cher

Best concert you’ve been to: Foo Fighters

Where did you holiday after last season: Vietnam

Favourite sport other than football: Cricket

What sport would you like to compete in at the 2016 Olympics: Uneven bars (gymnastics)

Can you change a spare tyre: Yes

Do you iron your own shirts: Yes

Favourite restaurant: Anything Japanese

Do you believe in UFOs: Please!

What three items would you take to a desert island: Wilson, chocolate, beer

Any special hobbies or interests: Anything sport, real estate

Three famous people you would like to meet: Kurt Fearnley, David Grohl, Beyonce

What do you have that is of great value to you, but no one else: My dog