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Ben
Paton

Height
187 cm
DOB
19-10-1998
Weight
79 kg
Debut
-
Games
2019
13
Career
16
Goals
2019
1
Career
4
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
773
Avg
60
BenPaton

Player Bio

Background

Paton was selected by St Kilda with pick No. 46 in the 2017 National Draft.

After being overlooked in previous drafts, the 20-year-old made his debut for the Saints in Round 21, becoming the club’s seventh debutant for the year.

With each game in the side Paton’s game improved, with his 16-disposal outing against North Melbourne highlighting his growth in a short span of time.

While the midfielder-turned-defender demonstrated his class down back in his limited outings for St Kilda, Paton also showed his forward nous, booting a goal in each of his three games.

Having made his debut, the young Saint will be resolute in building upon his sturdy foundations and spending as much time in the senior line-up come 2019.

Q&A

Nickname: Pato
Funniest teammate:
Jimmy Webster
Best concert attended: Falls Festival
Apps you can’t live without: Snapchat, Uber Eats, Instagram
Favourite café: Diplomat
Your passions outside football: Fishing, shooting and cricket
Life motto:
It’s a grind.
Your best traits are:
Hard working and easy going.
Favourite cartoon or movie character:
Bart Simpson
Best piece of advice your mum gave you:
Do the dishes