Review 25 - Ryan Schoenmakers (2018)

Dixie Flatline

Saviour Sam
Jun 3, 2005
26,106
23,447
Leafy eastern suburbs
AFL Club
Hawthorn
Other Teams
Cartagena C.F., NYJ, A's
Ryan Schoenmakers

Games: 9
Goals: 9
Yabby Medal votes: 0

Averages

Kicks: 5.7 per game
Handballs: 3.4 per game
Disposals: 9.1 per game
Marks: 3.1 per game
Goals: 1.0 per game

Standout

Round 18, 2018 (versus Carlton): Brought back into the side after a long lay-off (first game since 2 April 2018 against Geelong), Schoenmakers had a season high 14 disposals, took eight marks and kicked two goals to be a solid contributor in a big victory over the Bluebaggers.

Shocker

Round 2, 2018 (versus Geelong): Barely troubled the scorers (one behind) or the stats collectors (five disposals), Schoenmakers was just about invisible against the Cats as the Hawks prevailed by a point. Wouldn't play another game at senior level until round 18.
 

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rogiebear93

Premiership Player
May 17, 2017
4,262
7,789
AFL Club
Hawthorn
He can look like the most skillful player in our team one minute, and go completely missing for the next 10. I thought the 2015 GF was where it finally clicked for Schoey, but injuries all through 2016 and intermittently since have put him back at square 1.
 

Dewnior

Norm Smith Medallist
Dec 22, 2007
5,131
8,314
Bondi
AFL Club
Hawthorn
So, Schoey will finally be playing a game this weekend albeit for Box Hill.

What's been the go with him? Clarko has been cagey about it.
 

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seysearles

Supreme Leader
Oct 5, 2008
8,583
19,565
AFL Club
Hawthorn
Is this dude still on our list? interesting that we none of Schoenmakers Obrien or Lewis are getting games even with the Rough out injured.
 

Bedi

Premiership Player
Mar 8, 2014
3,140
3,442
AFL Club
Hawthorn
Any updates on this forgotten man? A lot of players have gone past him. Am assuming most likely it'll be his last year, but hoping somehow he finds his way back into the seniors. I think he's 28, so could easily go on if he gets himself fit.
 

The Chad and I

Senior List
Nov 13, 2018
204
648
AFL Club
Hawthorn
If he had been picked by a team willing to play him as a leading forward and with a game plan that accommodated that, he would have been a much better player.

The irony of his inability to break into the seniors now is that the current style of play is much more suited to forwards of his type, especially the 666 set-up that provides the space for leading forwards.
 
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