IF THERE’S one thing AFL Fantasy coaches like, it’s fielding players who have a sweet role for scoring bulk Fantasy points. Midfielders with high centre bounce attendances (CBAs) and defenders playing on when kicking the ball in from a behind are massive winners.

Following CBAs gives an insight into who is among the preferred midfield group for each club. For Fantasy coaches, this gives a peek into the roles of a range of players. Usually midfielders are the higher point scorers and targeting those spending time on the ball can help with boosting the scores.

A kick-in from within the square doesn’t count as a kick on the stat sheet, but when it is taken from outside of the square, the +3 will be added to a player’s Fantasy score.

The round nine CBAs and kick-in stats, thanks to Champion Data, are below.

St Kilda v Geelong Cats

Centre bounces: 20

St Kilda

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Paddy Ryder

71

77%

18

95%

Jack Steele

117

83%

17

89%

Brad Crouch

111

73%

15

79%

Jack Bytel

77

72%

13

68%

Sebastian Ross

86

77%

10

53%

Hunter Clark

80

77%

1

5%

Jack Sinclair

61

84%

1

5%

Rowan Marshall

50

52%

1

5%

Kick-ins (play on): Dougal Howard 4 (3), Jack Sinlair 1 (0), Bradley Hill 1 (1), James Frawley 1 (1).

Geelong

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Cameron Guthrie

138

83%

16

84%

Joel Selwood

63

78%

15

79%

Esava Ratugolea

70

64%

13

68%

Brandan Parfitt

72

73%

9

47%

Quinton Narkle

55

63%

8

42%

Mark Blicavs

59

83%

6

32%

Mitch Duncan

134

83%

5

26%

Shaun Higgins

85

85%

3

16%

Jordan Clark

36

70%

1

5%

Kick-ins (play on): Zach Tuohy 10 (8), Tom Stewart 4 (4), Lachie Henderson 2 (1), Cameron Guthrie 1 (0).

Sydney Swans v Collingwood

Centre bounces: 19

Sydney

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Tom Hickey

81

81%

15

79%

Luke Parker

84

80%

15

79%

Josh P. Kennedy

84

73%

14

74%

Callum Mills

111

84%

12

63%

James Rowbottom

80

66%

11

58%

Nick Blakey

61

72%

4

21%

Chad Warner

61

69%

4

21%

Oliver Florent

62

83%

1

5%

Kick-ins (play on): Jake Lloyd 6 (6), Jordan Dawson 5 (4), Dane Rampe 1 (1).

Collingwood

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Brodie Grundy

84

75%

17

89%

Tyler Brown

52

76%

15

79%

Jack Crisp

97

85%

13

68%

Steele Sidebottom

93

78%

12

63%

Josh Daicos

91

77%

8

42%

Scott Pendlebury

80

89%

4

21%

Jordan De Goey

56

88%

3

16%

Josh Thomas

63

71%

2

11%

Darcy Cameron

68

82%

2

11%

Kick-ins (play on): Brayden Maynard 6 (6), Darcy Moore 5 (4), Chris Mayne 1 (1).

Hawthorn v North Melbourne

Centre bounces: 29

Hawthorn

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Ben McEvoy

70

77%

22

76%

Tom Mitchell

84

84%

20

69%

Jaeger O'Meara

69

85%

19

66%

James Worpel

64

85%

17

59%

Chad Wingard

78

80%

12

41%

James Cousins

105

85%

8

28%

Tim O'Brien

42

81%

7

24%

Liam Shiels

106

76%

6

21%

Luke Breust

56

76%

4

14%

Jarman Impey

69

89%

1

3%

Kick-ins (play on): Blake Hardwick 5 (3), Michael Hartley 2 (2), Jack Scrimshaw 2 (1).

North Melbourne

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Jy Simpkin

142

86%

25

86%

Todd Goldstein

104

95%

22

76%

Ben Cunnington

100

83%

19

66%

Luke Davies-Uniacke

87

79%

16

55%

Tarryn Thomas

66

79%

14

48%

Tom Powell

40

64%

13

45%

Tom Campbell

60

76%

7

24%

Kick-ins (play on): Jack Ziebell 6 (4), Aaron Hall 2 (2).

Gold Coast Suns v Brisbane Lions

Centre bounces: 30

Gold Coast

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Caleb Graham

49

78%

23

77%

Noah Anderson

84

80%

23

77%

Hugh Greenwood

74

74%

21

70%

David Swallow

93

78%

21

70%

Lachie Weller

75

82%

15

50%

Chris Burgess

28

73%

7

23%

Darcy MacPherson

19

20%

5

17%

Sam Flanders

73

84%

4

13%

Izak Rankine

32

78%

1

3%

Kick-ins (play on): Wil Powell 5 (5), Jack Lukosius 3 (3), Charlie Ballard 1 (1).

Brisbane

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Jarryd Lyons

142

84%

24

80%

Oscar McInerney

70

78%

20

67%

Rhys Mathieson

76

73%

18

60%

Deven Robertson

70

83%

15

50%

Dayne Zorko

127

82%

14

47%

Hugh McCluggage

121

80%

10

33%

Joe Daniher

71

95%

10

33%

Zac Bailey

74

77%

9

30%

Kick-ins (play on): Daniel Rich 4 (4), Grant Birchall 2 (1), Mitch Robinson 1 (1), Harris Andrews 1 (0), Brandon Starcevich 1 (1).

Richmond v GWS Giants

Centre bounces: 29

Richmond

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Riley Collier-Dawkins

86

80%

24

83%

Toby Nankervis

107

85%

21

72%

Dustin Martin

105

92%

19

66%

Liam Baker

118

80%

18

62%

Jack Graham

88

78%

11

38%

Marlion Pickett

47

80%

8

28%

Noah Balta

27

64%

6

21%

Jake Aarts

51

74%

5

17%

Nick Vlastuin

72

86%

4

14%

Kick-ins (play on): Jayden Short 9 (7), Nick Vlastuin 1 (0), Nathan Broad 1 (1).

GWS

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Jacob Hopper

126

85%

23

79%

Callan Ward

107

86%

22

76%

Matt Flynn

109

72%

18

62%

Tom Green

85

71%

17

59%

Josh Kelly

115

77%

12

41%

Kieren Briggs

45

59%

11

38%

Tim Taranto

107

81%

10

34%

Toby Greene

73

94%

3

10%

Kick-ins (play on): Isaac Cumming 3 (3), Lachie Whitfield 3 (2), Harry Perryman 2 (1), Connor Idun 1 (1).

Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs

Centre bounces: 31

Port Adelaide

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Peter Ladhams

98

86%

26

84%

Travis Boak

113

82%

25

81%

Ollie Wines

130

78%

25

81%

Willem Drew

70

69%

15

48%

Sam Powell-Pepper

68

72%

13

42%

Robbie Gray

68

83%

8

26%

Charlie Dixon

71

90%

5

16%

Karl Amon

98

80%

4

13%

Connor Rozee

58

89%

3

10%

Kick-ins (play on): Tom Jonas 6 (4), Ryan Burton 2 (2).

Western Bulldogs

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Jordon Sweet

51

78%

24

77%

Jack Macrae

104

81%

23

74%

Marcus Bontempelli

103

87%

21

68%

Tom Liberatore

61

78%

21

68%

Bailey Smith

79

76%

18

58%

Adam Treloar

85

85%

10

32%

Josh Bruce

51

83%

7

23%

Kick-ins (play on): Bailey Dale 2 (2), Hayden Crozier 1 (1), Caleb Daniel 1 (0).

Essendon v Fremantle

Centre bounces: 22

Essendon

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Darcy Parish

131

84%

20

91%

Andrew Phillips

64

72%

19

86%

Zach Merrett

67

81%

18

82%

Kyle Langford

71

88%

17

77%

Andrew McGrath

109

80%

11

50%

Peter Wright

54

83%

3

14%

Kick-ins (play on): Mason Redman 6 (6), Jordan Ridley 5 (4), Dyson Heppell 2 (2).

Fremantle

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Sean Darcy

133

83%

18

82%

Nat Fyfe

103

90%

18

82%

Caleb Serong

70

80%

18

82%

David Mundy

72

77%

14

64%

Andrew Brayshaw

137

82%

13

59%

Rory Lobb

71

100%

4

18%

Adam Cerra

86

80%

2

9%

Michael Walters

71

83%

1

5%

Kick-ins (play on): Nathan Wilson 5 (3), Taylin Duman 2 (2), james Aish 1 (1).

Melbourne v Carlton

Centre bounces: 26

Melbourne

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Max Gawn

105

93%

25

96%

Christian Petracca

78

95%

24

92%

Clayton Oliver

110

87%

20

77%

James Harmes

84

76%

19

73%

James Jordon

110

73%

12

46%

Kysaiah Pickett

59

76%

2

8%

Sam Weideman

50

72%

1

4%

Alex Neal-Bullen

84

73%

1

4%

Kick-ins (play on): Steven May 5 (4), Christian Salem 2 (2), Michael Hibberd 1 (1).

Carlton

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Marc Pittonet

62

85%

23

88%

Patrick Cripps

103

88%

21

81%

Sam Walsh

121

90%

20

77%

Ed Curnow

97

74%

19

73%

Liam Stocker

61

70%

10

38%

Will Setterfield

74

70%

6

23%

Levi Casboult

53

73%

3

12%

Lachie Fogarty

96

79%

2

8%

Kick-ins (play on): Nic Newman 6 (6), Lachie Plowman 3 (2), Zac Williams 3 (3), Adam Saad 2 (2), Jacob Weitering 1 (1).

West Coast Eagles v Adelaide Crows

Centre bounces: 30

West Coast

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Tim Kelly

98

84%

27

90%

Jack Redden

102

84%

25

83%

Nic Naitanui

86

62%

23

77%

Dom Sheed

82

82%

19

63%

Brendon Ah Chee

54

82%

10

33%

Andrew Gaff

105

86%

7

23%

Bailey J. Williams

31

61%

7

23%

Jamaine Jones

57

73%

2

7%

Kick-ins (play on): Alex Witherden 8 (7), Jeremy McGovern 2 (2).

Adelaide

Player

Fantasy

TOG%

CBA

CBA%

Reilly O'Brien

59

83%

28

93%

Rory Sloane

84

87%

28

93%

Rory Laird

125

81%

24

80%

Ben Keays

105

85%

23

77%

Ronin O'Connor

49

56%

15

50%

Billy Frampton

29

79%

2

7%

Kick-ins (play on): Brodie Smith 4 (2), Tom Doedee 2 (2), Luke Brown 2 (1), Chayce Jones 1 (1), Jake Kelly 1 (1).


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