Liam Duggan

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Liam Duggan
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Duggan playing for West Coast in April 2018
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-12-11) 11 December 1996 (age 25)
Original team(s) Bacchus Marsh Football Club
Western Jets
Draft No. 11, 2014 National Draft,West Coast
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Position(s) Halfback
Club information
Current club West Coast
Number 14
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
2015– West Coast 136 (12)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2022.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Liam Duggan (born 11 December 1996) is a professional Australian rules footballer who plays for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Contents

Duggan played for Ballarat's St Patrick's College in the Herald Sun Shield, the Western Jets at TAC Cup and Vic Metro in the National U18s. In 2014 the AIS-AFL Academy awarded him with the Ben Mitchell Medal. [1] Duggan was drafted with pick 11 of the 2014 National Draft. [2]

He made his debut against Carlton in round 2 of the 2015 season. [3] Duggan had a standout game in the 53 point victory over St Kilda Football Club in round 8, 2015. He racked up 23 disposals including six marks and four tackles, which impressed his older teammates, notably Luke Shuey. [4] Duggan suffered a season ending knee injury during a round 17 Western Australian Football League game playing for East Perth Football Club after copping a knock to his posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. He finished his debut season with 12 senior games of AFL. [5] [6]

Statistics

Statistics are correct to the end of round 7, 2019 [7]
Legend
  G  
Goals
  K  
Kicks
  D  
Disposals  
  T  
Tackles
  B  
Behinds  
  H  
Handballs  
  M  
Marks
SeasonTeamNo.GamesTotalsAverages (per game)
GBKHDMTGBKHDMT
2015 West Coast 141214826014237190.10.36.85.011.83.11.6
2016 West Coast 1414271057017534460.10.57.55.012.52.43.3
2017 West Coast 14204319114233386480.20.29.67.116.74.32.4
2018 West Coast 142422291116407115490.10.112.14.817.04.82.0
2019 West Coast 14600732810133110.00.012.24.716.85.51.8
Career7691674241611583051730.10.29.85.515.24.02.3

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References

  1. Walsh, Courtney (1 December 2014), "Liam Duggan could be the next Robbie Flower, says his junior coach", The Australian
  2. Thomas, Clint (2 December 2014), "West Coast Eagles recruits Liam Duggan and Tom Lamb hope to boost midfielder", ABC
  3. O'Donoghue, Craig (10 April 2015), "Kennedy kicks Eagles to victory", The West Australian
  4. "Duggan earns the respect of Eagles".
  5. https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/wa/a/28906409/eagles-tyro-goes-down-in-wafl [ dead link ]
  6. "Duggan's year over after serious knee injury".
  7. "AFL Tables - Liam Duggan - Stats - Statistics". afltables.com. Retrieved 8 May 2019.