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Cam
O'Shea

Height
193 cm
DOB
13-03-1992
Weight
91 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2015
0
Career
58
Goals
2015
0
Career
7
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
CamO'Shea

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Emerald
Clubs:
Port Adelaide (2010 National Draft, Pick 52)
Debut:
2011
Recruited From:
Eastern Ranges
Brownlow Votes: -

The tall and versatile defender had to work hard for his 12 games last year, starting the season as emergency and spending the bulk of the year in the SANFL. His ability to play on a variety of opponents saw him promoted when injuries took their toll on the Power’s backline and he played all but one game after round 15. O’Shea has worked to improve his skills in recent seasons and is an underrated but effective player.

Background

  • O’Shea was selected with Pick 52 in the 2010 National draft
  • His local club is the Victorian-based Emerald Football Club from where he was given the opportunity to play for TAC Cup side Eastern Ranges.

Season by Season

Season by Season

  • After a slow start to the season, O’Shea cemented his place in the AFL side with a string of 20+ possession games in the back half of 2014. Was omitted from the Power’s Round 23 clash against Fremantle in Perth because of match-ups, but returned to play a key role in the Power’s finals campaign.

  • An excellent season for O'Shea, cementing himself in the first 22 and playing all 24 games in 2013 - including two finals
  • He was used in a variety of positions including in defence and running through the midfield
  • A 30 disposal, 2 goal performance against GWS in Round 12 earned him his first career Brownlow Votes
  • His season started with a solid 15-disposal performance against St Kilda in Round 1, however he soon struggled through prime fixtures against early-season premiership fancy Essendon and grand finalist Sydney in Round 3.
  • Having been dropped back to SANFL side South Adelaide, O’Shea was able to put together some consistent performances playing on a wing and was an emergency against Fremantle and Geelong before injury saw him sit out the second half of the season.
  • Debuting with several other youngsters against reigning premiers Collingwood in Round 1, O’Shea played 18 out of 22 games in his debut season.
  • Predominantly playing on the wing and across half-back, it was a baptism of fire for the young O’Shea who faced off against Eagles star Andrew Embley on one occasion.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 0
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
2 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
3 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
6 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
18 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
20 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 0 - L: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 58
    • Kicks 8.7
    • Handballs 7.2
    • Disposals 15.8
    • Marks 4.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 2.6
    • Goals 0.1
    • AFL Fantasy 63.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 Melbourne Rd 18, 2014
Handballs 21 GWS Giants Rd 12, 2013
Disposals 30 GWS Giants Rd 12, 2013
Marks 14 Collingwood W1, 2013
Hit-outs 2 Adelaide Crows Rd 19, 2013
Tackles 7 Richmond Rd 10, 2011
Goals 2 GWS Giants Rd 12, 2013
AFL Fantasy 111 GWS Giants Rd 12, 2013

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Port Adelaide 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Port Adelaide 116 111 227 60 0 6 11 21 0 0 807
2013 Port Adelaide 232 205 437 121 7 21 26 77 3 2 1747
2012 Port Adelaide 18 17 35 11 0 2 5 5 0 0 128
2011 Port Adelaide 140 83 223 70 1 8 13 48 4 2 984

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

Milestones

Draft history
2010 National Draft Pick 52 – Port Adelaide

Recruited from
Eastern Ranges

Previous Clubs
Eastern Ranges

Junior Club
Emerald

AFL Debut
Rd 1, 2011 v Colingwood

PAFC (AFL) cap number
124

Games

50 AFL games
Rd 17, 2014 v Richmond