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Chad
Wingard

Height
181 cm
DOB
29-07-1993
Weight
82 kg
Debut
2012
Games
2015
21
Career
88
Goals
2015
53
Career
148
2015 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1915
Avg
91
ChadWingard

Player Bio

AT A Glance

Junior Clubs: Sturt
Clubs: Port Adelaide (2011 National Draft, pick 6)
Debut: Rd 1, 2012 v St Kilda
Recruited from: Sturt
Brownlow Votes: 14

 

An All-Australian and John Cahill Medallist by the age of 21, Wingard is one of the Power's exciting young turks. Following his breakout 2013 season he played solid, consistent football in attack throughout 2014 and netted Port Adelaide's first mark of the year award.

Background

  • Wingard was recruited from SA-based club Sturt having grown up at Murray Bridge – about an hour’s drive from Adelaide.

Season by Season

Season by Season

  • Wingard came to the fore in key moments throughout 2014, notably with sterling performances up forward against Adelaide in the first game at the new Adelaide Oval, but it was his five-goal performance against Fremantle in both Round 8 and inspired four goals against the Dockers in the semi final that capped his season. A quieter year, but a solid performance he can build on for 2015.
  • A John Cahill Medal, Showdown Medal, All-Australian selection and Supporters' MVP were listed along Wingard's name at the end of the 2013 season.
  • He won games - particularly Showdown XXXV - off his own boot and blitzed his teammates in the best and fairest count after Round 8.
  • Recognised with All-Australian selection as a result of his breakout year, Wingard became a household name and elevated himself to star status at Port Adelaide.
  • Wingard debuted as a substitute in the opening round of 2012 and excited the crowd with his fast running, agile gameplay. 
  • Recovering from a shoulder injury which kept him out of action for two weeks, Wingard played 19 out of the Power’s 22 games for the year.
  • His explosive and influential 27-disposal performance in the midfield against Brisbane in round 22 saw him win a NAB AFL Rising Star nomination.
  • He was awarded the Gavin Wanganeen Medal for the club’s best player under 21 years at the Power’s annual best and fairest awards night.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2015 Season Average
    Games Played 21
    • Kicks 12.4
    • Handballs 7.1
    • Disposals 19.5
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.0
    • Goals 2.5
    • AFL Fantasy 91.2

2015 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 Geelong Cats Rd 11
Handballs 13 Sydney Swans Rd 2
Disposals 27 Geelong Cats Rd 11
Marks 8 Fremantle Rd 1
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 Essendon Rd 17
Goals 5 Carlton Rd 12
AFL Fantasy 125 Geelong Cats Rd 11

2015 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Fremantle L 75 - 68 15 5 20 8 0 3 1 3 2 1 104
2 Sydney Swans L 44 - 92 9 13 22 2 0 2 1 4 1 1 81
3 North Melbourne W 105 - 113 10 9 19 2 0 2 1 3 1 1 72
4 Hawthorn W 99 - 91 9 12 21 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 74
5 Adelaide Crows W 91 - 115 12 9 21 4 0 1 1 1 2 0 80
6 West Coast Eagles L 68 - 78 15 9 24 7 0 0 1 2 2 0 101
7 Brisbane Lions L 102 - 65 13 12 25 2 0 0 0 4 1 3 94
8 Richmond L 43 - 76 10 10 20 3 0 1 0 1 2 2 78
9 Melbourne W 54 - 115 15 2 17 5 0 1 2 2 2 0 79
10 Western Bulldogs W 100 - 62 14 9 23 6 0 0 0 3 3 2 110
11 Geelong Cats L 69 - 92 21 6 27 5 0 1 1 3 4 1 125
12 Carlton L 110 - 106 7 5 12 3 0 0 0 1 5 0 74
14 Sydney Swans L 94 - 84 7 8 15 5 0 1 1 3 3 1 81
15 Collingwood W 66 - 63 18 3 21 6 0 0 0 2 3 3 107
16 Adelaide Crows L 113 - 116 13 10 23 4 0 1 1 6 3 1 112
17 Essendon W 116 - 129 12 5 17 3 0 4 0 8 3 1 110
18 St Kilda W 112 - 49 11 4 15 3 0 1 0 3 4 2 89
19 Western Bulldogs L 128 - 64 11 4 15 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 66
20 GWS Giants W 111 - 90 13 4 17 3 0 1 0 6 3 3 102
21 Hawthorn W 86 - 108 16 4 20 5 0 1 0 1 4 1 101
22 Gold Coast Suns W 51 - 88 10 6 16 1 0 2 2 5 2 2 75
23 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 11 - L: 10 261 149 410 82 0 23 12 64 53 27 1915

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 88
    • Kicks 10.5
    • Handballs 7.1
    • Disposals 17.6
    • Marks 3.6
    • Hit-Outs 0.1
    • Tackles 2.6
    • Goals 1.7
    • AFL Fantasy 77.1

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 21 Geelong Cats Rd 11, 2015
Handballs 17 Western Bulldogs Rd 14, 2014
Disposals 31 GWS Giants Rd 12, 2013
Marks 12 Carlton Rd 22, 2014
Hit-outs 2 Sydney Swans Rd 3, 2012
Tackles 8 Essendon Rd 17, 2015
Goals 5 Carlton Rd 12, 2015
AFL Fantasy 125 Geelong Cats Rd 11, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2015 Port Adelaide 261 149 410 82 0 23 12 64 53 27 1915
2014 Port Adelaide 243 147 390 94 0 16 12 74 43 31 1870
2013 Port Adelaide 309 200 509 104 2 20 17 47 43 20 2076
2012 Port Adelaide 108 129 237 36 10 14 14 46 9 10 920

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
2011 National Draft, Pick 6 – Port Adelaide

Recruited from
Sturt

Aligned SANFL Club
Sturt

Previous Clubs
Sturt

Junior Club
Imperial

AFL Debut
Rd 1, 2012 v St Kilda

PAFC (AFL) cap number
132

 

Games and goals

50 AFL Games
Rd 8, 2014 v Fremantle

50 AFL Goals
Elimination Final, 2013 v Collingwood

Awards

AFL Awards

NAB Rising Star
2012, Rd 22 nomination

All-Australian
2013

International Rules
1 cap - 2014 test v Ireland, Perth

Showdown Medal
2013 (Showdown XXXV)

AFL Players' 22-under-22 team
2014

Club Awards

John Cahill Medal
2013

Gavin Wanganeen Medal
2012

Renault Supporters' MVP
2012