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Josh
Bruce

Height
197 cm
DOB
08-06-1992
Weight
102 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2017
20
Career
88
Goals
2017
36
Career
131
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1322
Avg
66
JoshBruce

Player Bio

Background

The emergence of Josh Bruce inside forward 50 in 2015 took the competition by surprise, with the versatile key position player stamping himself as a bona-fide attacking weapon capable of providing an imposing target and kicking bags of goals.

The former Greater Western Sydney key defender took the AFL by storm last year by booting 50.24, including one bag of six goals and three hauls of five, to finish equal 10th in the Coleman Medal.

Given the fact Bruce had kicked only seven goals prior to the start of 2015, this made his year all the more impressive.

And with Nick Riewoldt nearing the end of his decorated career and the Saints taking a patient approach with Paddy McCartin, Bruce’s emergence has given St Kilda’s forward line a timely boost.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 20
    • Kicks 7.2
    • Handballs 4.7
    • Disposals 11.9
    • Marks 5.2
    • Hit-Outs 1.4
    • Tackles 2.1
    • Goals 1.8
    • AFL Fantasy 66.1

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 12 Gold Coast Suns Rd 14
Handballs 9 Essendon Rd 17
Disposals 16 Gold Coast Suns Rd 14
Marks 8 North Melbourne Rd 22
Hit-outs 4 Essendon Rd 17
Tackles 5 Collingwood Rd 4
Goals 4 Adelaide Crows Rd 12
AFL Fantasy 90 Adelaide Crows Rd 12

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Melbourne L 90 - 120 6 7 13 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 47
2 West Coast Eagles L 116 - 97 9 5 14 5 2 0 2 3 2 0 72
3 Brisbane Lions W 107 - 76 8 3 11 5 3 2 1 4 1 4 73
4 Collingwood W 55 - 69 7 8 15 4 3 3 3 5 2 1 79
5 Geelong Cats L 88 - 126 7 4 11 3 1 2 4 4 1 2 53
6 Hawthorn W 55 - 130 7 3 10 7 0 2 1 0 3 2 67
7 GWS Giants W 108 - 85 4 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 30
8 Carlton W 85 - 66 4 3 7 3 2 0 0 1 2 0 45
9 Sydney Swans L 68 - 118 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Western Bulldogs L 90 - 50 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Adelaide Crows L 111 - 54 11 2 13 7 1 1 1 2 4 1 90
13 North Melbourne W 72 - 89 6 5 11 7 2 2 1 2 2 0 70
14 Gold Coast Suns W 103 - 72 12 4 16 6 1 1 1 4 1 2 85
15 Fremantle W 80 - 89 8 5 13 6 3 1 2 2 3 0 76
16 Richmond W 138 - 71 9 5 14 7 2 0 0 1 2 5 81
17 Essendon L 57 - 118 6 9 15 6 4 1 0 1 1 0 69
18 Sydney Swans L 101 - 59 5 7 12 4 0 4 1 3 3 0 72
19 Port Adelaide L 63 - 61 7 4 11 6 1 2 2 1 0 3 51
20 West Coast Eagles W 103 - 95 5 5 10 6 2 1 0 0 2 2 60
21 Melbourne L 96 - 72 6 4 10 5 0 0 1 3 1 1 57
22 North Melbourne W 127 - 78 9 4 13 8 1 1 0 1 3 3 86
23 Richmond L 122 - 81 7 4 11 5 0 2 2 3 1 1 59
TOTAL W: 11 - L: 11 143 94 237 104 28 27 23 41 36 27 1322

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 88
    • Kicks 6.9
    • Handballs 4.4
    • Disposals 11.2
    • Marks 4.7
    • Hit-Outs 0.9
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 1.5
    • AFL Fantasy 60.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Adelaide Crows Rd 7, 2015
Handballs 9 Essendon Rd 17, 2017
Disposals 17 Essendon Rd 5, 2015
Marks 12 Adelaide Crows Rd 7, 2015
Hit-outs 5 North Melbourne Rd 19, 2016
Tackles 6 Essendon Rd 16, 2016
Goals 6 Gold Coast Suns Rd 2, 2015
AFL Fantasy 126 Adelaide Crows Rd 7, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 St Kilda 143 94 237 104 28 27 23 41 36 27 1322
2016 St Kilda 127 106 233 100 27 16 29 59 38 22 1335
2015 St Kilda 165 75 240 110 26 17 24 56 50 24 1494
2014 St Kilda 69 45 114 45 0 6 13 16 4 1 488
2013 GWS Giants 85 47 132 46 0 3 13 27 1 0 565
2012 GWS Giants 16 17 33 12 0 1 1 2 2 1 137

Legend

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Handballs
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Disposals
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Marks
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Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
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Behinds
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AFL Fantasy points