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Kennedy leads

The Coleman Medal leader was consistent across all four quarters of the Bulldogs clash

12:25pm Aug 24, 2015

Fantasy update

We assess your Fantasy options after West Coast's top end win over the Demons

8:23am Jul 7, 2015

Cox lauds 150-gamer

Josh Kennedy is dominating and his coaches aren't surprised

12:47pm Jun 7, 2015

Latest Player Video

Kennedy notches 200 games

12:00am  Jul 23, 2017

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Josh J.
Kennedy

Height
196 cm
DOB
25-08-1987
Weight
103 kg
Debut
2008
Games
2017
16
Career
204
Goals
2017
64
Career
514
2017 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1330
Avg
83
Josh J.Kennedy

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Northampton (WA)
Clubs: Carlton (2006-2007: 22 games, 11 goals)
Debut: 2006 (Carlton)
Recruited from: East Fremantle (WA)
Brownlow Votes: 56

Had another phenomenal year up forward in 2016, finishing with 82 goals. For the seocnd year in a row took out the Coleman Medal and was named as the All Australian full-forward. Kennedy played every game and never went goalless, including bags of five or more goals on eight occasions. He also polled an incredible 17 Brownlow Medal votes. 

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2017 Season Average
    Games Played 16
    • Kicks 9.1
    • Handballs 3.1
    • Disposals 12.1
    • Marks 6.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.3
    • Tackles 1.4
    • Goals 4.0
    • AFL Fantasy 83.1

2017 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 Brisbane Lions Rd 19
Handballs 7 St Kilda Rd 20
Disposals 17 Fremantle Rd 6
Marks 11 Fremantle Rd 6
Hit-outs 2 Hawthorn Rd 5
Tackles 4 North Melbourne Rd 1
Goals 7 North Melbourne Rd 1
AFL Fantasy 125 North Melbourne Rd 1

2017 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 North Melbourne W 93 - 136 12 4 16 9 0 2 2 4 7 0 125
2 St Kilda W 116 - 97 7 2 9 5 0 1 1 1 4 1 67
3 Richmond L 76 - 65 7 3 10 5 2 1 1 1 2 1 59
4 Sydney Swans W 91 - 65 10 5 15 6 0 2 0 2 2 3 83
5 Hawthorn L 125 - 75 8 4 12 6 2 1 0 2 1 3 70
6 Fremantle W 103 - 62 11 6 17 11 0 0 0 1 6 2 120
7 Port Adelaide W 87 - 97 12 4 16 9 0 1 2 0 2 3 81
8 Western Bulldogs W 69 - 61 13 1 14 9 0 3 0 3 3 6 107
9 Essendon L 125 - 64 6 1 7 4 1 2 1 1 4 2 62
10 GWS Giants L 90 - 98 5 1 6 1 0 1 1 1 3 1 41
11 Gold Coast Suns L 80 - 77 - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Geelong Cats W 83 - 70 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Melbourne L 96 - 99 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Western Bulldogs W 80 - 87 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Port Adelaide L 88 - 120 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Fremantle W 44 - 74 7 3 10 6 0 0 1 3 3 2 74
18 Collingwood L 93 - 85 9 2 11 6 0 1 0 1 6 1 91
19 Brisbane Lions W 113 - 45 14 2 16 9 0 1 1 1 6 4 115
20 St Kilda L 103 - 95 7 7 14 7 0 0 1 1 5 1 88
21 Carlton W 100 - 83 10 2 12 5 0 2 2 1 6 3 88
22 GWS Giants L 81 - 60 7 2 9 5 0 0 2 0 4 1 59
23 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 11 - L: 10 145 49 194 103 5 18 15 23 64 34 1330

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 204
    • Kicks 8.6
    • Handballs 3.0
    • Disposals 11.6
    • Marks 6.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.3
    • Tackles 2.4
    • Goals 2.5
    • AFL Fantasy 74.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 Brisbane Lions Rd 1, 2016
Handballs 10 Brisbane Lions Rd 16, 2007
Disposals 25 Brisbane Lions Rd 1, 2016
Marks 16 Brisbane Lions Rd 1, 2016
Hit-outs 10 Sydney Swans Rd 15, 2007
Tackles 8 Hawthorn Rd 13, 2013
Goals 11 GWS Giants Rd 8, 2014
AFL Fantasy 180 Brisbane Lions Rd 1, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2017 West Coast Eagles 145 49 194 103 5 18 15 23 64 34 1330
2016 West Coast Eagles 229 71 300 148 1 34 26 69 82 37 2035
2015 West Coast Eagles 241 92 333 168 0 28 20 52 80 55 2122
2014 West Coast Eagles 175 51 226 114 0 23 26 62 61 33 1561
2013 West Coast Eagles 210 63 273 143 1 26 21 69 60 23 1808
2012 West Coast Eagles 58 16 74 43 0 7 11 13 18 14 483
2011 West Coast Eagles 208 62 270 144 0 25 32 70 59 38 1781
2010 West Coast Eagles 199 61 260 128 1 27 27 60 41 19 1555
2009 West Coast Eagles 150 52 202 110 2 16 13 28 31 17 1178
2008 West Coast Eagles 55 34 89 46 1 9 5 7 7 4 440
2007 Carlton 57 40 97 50 40 10 9 27 6 5 573
2006 Carlton 36 16 52 32 1 7 8 11 5 4 298

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

Awards

AFL Awards

All Australian
2015 (vice captain), 2016

Coleman Medal
2015, 2016

All Australian 40-man squad
2011, 2013

Carlton pre-season premiership side
2007

Club Awards

Leading goal-kicker
2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Vice-captain
2014-

Chris Mainwaring Medal
2015

Eagles in the Community Award
2016

Life Membership
2016

Q & A

Name: Josh Kennedy

Nickname: JK

What was your best break in life: Eating a Kit Kat 

Best piece of advice your mother gave you: Don’t be an idiot

If you weren’t a footballer, what would you like to be: Dolphin trainer

Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by: No

Morning or evening person: Both

Favourite timeslot to play in: Whenever

Favourite footy journalist: Don’t know any

Favourite TV caller/commentator: Dennis

Worst injury: Blisters

How many text messages do you send a day: Depends on my credit

Three phone apps you can’t live without: Still have the old Nokia

Favourite Twitter account you follow: Don’t have it

Most embarrassing song in your iTunes: Don’t have one

Best concert you’ve been to: Blink 182

Where did you holiday after last season: On the beach

Favourite sport other than football: Surfing

What sport would you like to compete in at the 2016 Olympics: Volleyball

Can you change a spare tyre: Yes

Do you iron your own shirts: No

Favourite restaurant: Any Vietnamese place

Do you believe in UFOs: Yes

What three items would you take to a desert island: Flint, knife, bottle of Captain Morgan

Any special hobbies or interests: Gardening

Three famous people you would like to meet: Already met them

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