Norm Smith Medallist
- Jul 2, 2003
- AFL Club
- St Kilda
Hayes played typically as a short ruck with great athleticism and worked as an extra onballer as a result.
Also filled holes in a CHB and CHF from time to time as needed.
For SA played similar sort of tall utility roles. Think a shorter a Blicavs in terms of ability to play all around the ground. Takes a good grab avg. almost 8 marks a game, and has a jnr rugby background, hence strong tackler averaging almost 5 a game for a big man this season.
Did have a knock on his leg with small fracture which he played through the SANFL gf (still got BOG)...which says enough about his toughness
Fractures leg, plays GF, gets BOG.... sounds similar to another Hayes I know Another tough, agile, skillful, intelligent, hungry mature age recruit.
It seems he would be very unlucky not to be signed by us.
6 goals in a prelim: