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Paddy
Ryder

Height
197 cm
DOB
14-03-1988
Weight
94 kg
Debut
2006
Games
2019
17
Career
243
Goals
2019
15
Career
171
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1197
Avg
70
PaddyRyder

Player bio

At a glance

Junior Clubs: Rovers (NT), East Fremantle
Clubs: Port Adelaide (2005 National Draft, pick 7)
Debut: R1, 2006
Recruited from: Essendon
Sponsor: Gupta Family Group (GFG)

Ryder came to Port Adelaide from Essendon at the end of 2014 to play a role as a mobile ruckman. His first season was steady, but his momentum was shattered in early 2015 when the Court for Arbitration in Sport suspended him for the season. Ryder was on Essendon's playing list in 2012 when an illegal supplementation regime was employed at the Bombers.

TIMELINE

2015

Port Adelaide secured the highly talented ruckman/forward from Essendon in the 2014 trade period, in exchange for draft picks 17 and 37. An achilles injury held Ryder back in 2015, sidelining him for a month through rounds 9-12. Although he didn’t regularly hit his peak in his first year for the Power, but showed promise in a number of games through the year.

2016

Missed the season under a Court of Arbitration for Sport imposed sanction as one of 34 past and present Essendon players caught up in the Bombers' controversial supplement saga.

2017

2017 was a break-out year for Ryder, who received All-Australian honours for the first time in his career. The gun ruckman was also awarded Port Adelaide’s Best & Fairest for his dominant season.

2018

It was a frustrating season for the big man, with an Achilles injury suffered in Round 1 meaning Ryder missed a huge portion of the first half of the year. He managed 16 games, averaging 9.7 possessions, 30.6 hit-outs, and three marks a match. He also kicked 10 goals.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 17
    • Kicks 6.2
    • Handballs 3.6
    • Disposals 9.8
    • Marks 2.8
    • Hit-Outs 22.4
    • Tackles 2.4
    • Goals 0.9
    • AFL Fantasy 70.4

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 Sydney Swans Rd 21
Handballs 7 Essendon Rd 20
Disposals 14 Collingwood Rd 7
Marks 5 GWS Giants Rd 19
Hit-outs 33 Adelaide Crows Rd 8
Tackles 6 Adelaide Crows Rd 8
Goals 3 Brisbane Lions Rd 3
AFL Fantasy 91 Collingwood Rd 7

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Melbourne W 61 - 87 4 4 8 2 16 2 1 1 0 1 46
2 Carlton W 88 - 72 6 2 8 3 24 1 1 2 0 0 61
3 Brisbane Lions L 107 - 90 6 4 10 3 24 2 2 2 3 0 81
4 Richmond L 92 - 99 9 3 12 2 19 4 1 1 1 1 70
5 West Coast Eagles W 53 - 95 8 5 13 5 19 1 1 1 1 2 78
6 North Melbourne W 88 - 72 5 2 7 0 17 1 4 4 1 1 48
7 Collingwood L 108 - 69 10 4 14 3 25 4 1 3 1 0 91
8 Adelaide Crows L 68 - 88 6 3 9 0 33 2 0 6 0 0 83
9 Gold Coast Suns W 89 - 51 5 4 9 3 27 0 1 2 1 1 71
10 Hawthorn L 80 - 49 5 4 9 4 24 0 1 3 0 0 68
11 St Kilda W 69 - 139 6 0 6 4 20 1 1 3 2 0 72
13 Fremantle L 100 - 79 2 5 7 4 22 0 0 2 2 0 70
14 Geelong Cats W 67 - 56 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Western Bulldogs L 41 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Adelaide Crows W 44 - 101 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Brisbane Lions L 49 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Richmond L 101 - 63 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 GWS Giants L 55 - 56 9 4 13 5 20 1 0 1 0 1 76
20 Essendon W 67 - 126 3 7 10 1 20 1 1 0 1 0 50
21 Sydney Swans W 103 - 56 10 2 12 4 27 1 1 2 1 2 87
22 North Melbourne L 144 - 58 5 3 8 1 26 3 1 4 1 1 73
23 Fremantle W 110 - 67 6 5 11 4 18 0 0 3 0 2 72
TOTAL W: 11 - L: 11 105 61 166 48 381 24 17 40 15 12 1197

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 243
    • Kicks 6.5
    • Handballs 5.0
    • Disposals 11.5
    • Marks 3.9
    • Hit-Outs 19.3
    • Tackles 2.8
    • Goals 0.7
    • AFL Fantasy 74.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Western Bulldogs Rd 18, 2014
Handballs 15 Geelong Cats Rd 10, 2009
Disposals 20 Gold Coast Suns Rd 23, 2017
Marks 10 Western Bulldogs Rd 14, 2012
Hit-outs 55 Western Bulldogs Rd 22, 2017
Tackles 13 Collingwood Rd 5, 2009
Goals 4 Essendon Rd 17, 2015
AFL Fantasy 135 West Coast Eagles Rd 16, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Port Adelaide 105 61 166 48 381 24 17 40 15 12 1197
2018 Port Adelaide 81 74 155 49 489 14 20 38 10 4 1197
2017 Port Adelaide 170 108 278 71 831 39 42 63 11 8 2009
2016 Port Adelaide 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Port Adelaide 109 101 210 68 412 25 19 36 18 12 1377
2014 Essendon 164 107 271 85 549 38 15 56 20 16 1863
2013 Essendon 136 84 220 67 389 20 25 55 10 3 1394
2012 Essendon 123 81 204 89 329 14 17 38 17 10 1354
2011 Essendon 175 118 293 111 329 31 22 66 27 15 1829
2010 Essendon 139 113 252 87 416 27 20 94 21 12 1801
2009 Essendon 121 141 262 72 424 23 20 99 12 9 1725
2008 Essendon 119 103 222 90 51 18 21 47 5 4 1061
2007 Essendon 114 106 220 99 57 14 23 49 3 1 1068
2006 Essendon 28 19 47 14 39 3 3 10 2 2 251

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

Club awards

John Cahill Medal
2017

AFL awards

ANZAC Medal
2009 (at Essendon)

NAB Rising Star
Nomination - 2007

All-Australian
2017