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Liam Duggan News

Duggan will be 'pretty special'

Eagles' star praises classy 18-year-old

12:18pm May 25, 2015

Duggan settling into nest

Eagles' first-round draft pick is thankful for his slow transition into senior footy

2:16pm May 17, 2015

Victorian recruits unveiled

Damien Cavka is trying to shadow Matt Priddis and Scott Selwood without being too annoying

3:55pm Dec 2, 2014

Latest Player Video

Ask an Eagle: Duggan's date

12:00am  Apr 11, 2018

Duggan commits to the West

12:05pm  Mar 13, 2018

Duggan on-ground interview

1:58pm  Feb 16, 2018

Senior Players List

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Liam
Duggan

Height
184 cm
DOB
11-12-1996
Weight
83 kg
Debut
2015
Games
2018
24
Career
70
Goals
2018
2
Career
9
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1641
Avg
68
LiamDuggan

Player Bio

At a glance

Junior Clubs: Bacchus Marsh (VIC)
Debut: Round 2, 2015
Recruited from: Western Jets (VIC)
Brownlow Votes: 2

The classy left-footer, an elite ball-user and decision-maker, continued his progression into one of the Eagles' most reliable defenders. Played 24 games, growing with confidence with each outing, with his footy smarts and coolness under pressure a feature of his play. Has been earmarked as a future leader of the playing group. Signed a contract extension keeping him at the club until the end of 2021.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 24
    • Kicks 12.1
    • Handballs 4.8
    • Disposals 17.0
    • Marks 4.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.0
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 68.4

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Western Bulldogs Rd 18
Handballs 9 Melbourne Rd 22
Disposals 25 Western Bulldogs Rd 18
Marks 8 Melbourne PF
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 5 GWS Giants Rd 8
Goals 1 GWS Giants Rd 8
AFL Fantasy 100 Western Bulldogs Rd 18

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Sydney Swans L 86 - 115 8 2 10 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 45
2 Western Bulldogs W 70 - 121 14 3 17 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 71
3 Geelong Cats W 95 - 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Gold Coast Suns W 139 - 59 10 8 18 3 0 1 0 3 0 0 68
5 Carlton W 69 - 79 8 5 13 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 46
6 Fremantle W 81 - 89 12 6 18 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 66
7 Port Adelaide W 102 - 60 13 6 19 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 63
8 GWS Giants W 61 - 86 12 7 19 4 0 1 1 5 1 0 86
9 Richmond W 130 - 83 12 6 18 4 0 3 0 4 0 0 79
10 Hawthorn W 60 - 75 9 6 15 6 0 0 2 4 0 0 67
11 St Kilda W 101 - 88 15 3 18 6 0 2 0 1 0 0 75
13 Sydney Swans L 72 - 57 14 5 19 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 59
14 Essendon L 52 - 80 14 3 17 6 0 3 0 3 0 0 81
15 Adelaide Crows L 88 - 78 11 2 13 3 0 2 1 2 0 0 53
16 GWS Giants W 86 - 75 13 2 15 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 64
17 Collingwood W 67 - 102 11 3 14 5 0 2 0 4 0 1 73
18 Western Bulldogs W 100 - 46 16 9 25 8 0 1 1 3 0 0 100
19 North Melbourne L 81 - 41 8 9 17 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 63
20 Fremantle W 142 - 84 12 2 14 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 40
21 Port Adelaide W 58 - 62 15 3 18 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 74
22 Melbourne L 91 - 108 15 9 24 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 86
23 Brisbane Lions W 72 - 98 9 7 16 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 44
W1 Collingwood W 86 - 70 15 0 15 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 76
PF Melbourne W 121 - 55 15 4 19 8 0 1 1 3 0 0 87
GF Collingwood W 79 - 74 10 6 16 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 75
TOTAL W: 19 - L: 6 291 116 407 115 0 20 13 49 2 2 1641

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 70
    • Kicks 9.6
    • Handballs 5.5
    • Disposals 15.1
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.3
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 60.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Fremantle Rd 17, 2017
Handballs 11 Brisbane Lions Rd 19, 2017
Disposals 31 Fremantle Rd 17, 2017
Marks 11 Fremantle Rd 17, 2017
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 9 Collingwood Rd 19, 2016
Goals 1 GWS Giants Rd 8, 2018
AFL Fantasy 124 Fremantle Rd 17, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 West Coast Eagles 291 116 407 115 0 20 13 49 2 2 1641
2017 West Coast Eagles 191 141 332 86 0 8 15 48 4 3 1295
2016 West Coast Eagles 105 70 175 34 0 6 7 46 2 7 745
2015 West Coast Eagles 82 60 142 37 0 4 8 19 1 4 543

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

AFL premiership player
2018

Club Awards

2017
Rookie of the Year

Q & A

Q & A

Name: Liam Duggan

Nickname: Duggo

What was your best break in life: Being drafted

Best piece of advice your mother gave you: Be humble

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

Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by: Enjoy it

If you could ask someone to be your mentor, who would it be: Paddy Brophy

Morning or evening person: Bit of both

Favourite timeslot to play in: Twilight

Favourite footy journalist: BT

Favourite TV caller/commentator: BT

Worst injury: PCL

How many text messages do you send a day: A fair few

Three phone apps you can’t live without: Spotify, 8ball pool, weather

Most embarrassing song in your iTunes: Wrecking ball

Best concert you’ve been to: Matt Corby

Where did you holiday after last season: Byron Bay or home

Favourite sport other than football: Surfing

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

Can you change a spare tyre: Yes

Do you iron your own shirts: No

Favourite restaurant: Tamarind- Mt Hawthorn

Do you believe in UFOs: Not at the moment

What three items would you take to a desert island: Matches, Sunscreen, water

Any special hobbies or interests: Enjoy going for a drive

Three famous people you would like to meet: Kelly Slater, Adam Sandler, Angus Young