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Matthews, Ben(9246 bytes)
Club Cap : 561
(Games : 146, Goals : 30)

First XI Men's Cap : 120
(Games : 4, Goals : 0)


Games Umpired : 1
(Senior : 0, Veteran : 1, Junior : 0)

Games Coached : 18
(Senior : 0, Veteran : 0, Junior : 18)


Milestones

2003-Apr-04 :First Junior game (Hawthorn 3 def. Melton 1. R-01: 2003 U15 North)
2003-Apr-04 :First game (Hawthorn 3 def. Melton 1. R-01: 2003 U15 North)
2004-Apr-23 :First goal scored (Melton 4 def. Camberwell 1. R-02: 2004 U17)
2005-Jun-04 :First Senior game (Melton 2 def. Brunswick 1. R-08: 2005 Metro 4 West Men)
2005-Nov-04 :50 Junior games (Essendon (F) 3 def. Melton 2. R-01: 2005/06 U17 Essendon Friday)
2006-Apr-22 :First Senior goal (Melton 5 def. Greensborough 2. R-01: 2006 Metro 4 West Men)
2006-Jun-05 :Only game Umpired (Melton 1 drew Yarra Valley 1. R-07: 2006 Veterans C West)
2006-Sep-15 :Last Junior game (Melton 1 def. St.Bernards 0. GF: 2006 U17 North)
2007-Aug-05 :First First XI Mens game (Melton 4 drew Sth. Knights 4. R-14: 2007 State League 4 Men)
2010-Apr-16 :First game coached (Footscray (B) 5 def. Melton 0. R-01: 2010 U13 West)
2010-Apr-24 :Last First XI Mens game played (Melton 2 def. Vic Sihks 1. R-02: 2010 State League 4 Men)
2010-Sep-03 :Last game coached (Melton 1 def. Essendon (R) 0. R-18: 2010 U13 West)
2010-Sep-18 :Last Senior game (Melton 6 def. Altona 4. GF: 2010 Metro 2 West Men)
2010-Sep-18 :Last game played (Melton 6 def. Altona 4. GF: 2010 Metro 2 West Men)
Playing career : 2724 days. (7 years and 169 days.)


Honours, Trophies, and Official Roles

Coach's Award :2003-U15 North

Coach :2010-U13 West

Captain :2005-U17 Pennant North, 2006-U17 North

Team Photographs

275
2010
U13 West
271
2010
Metro 3 West Men
270
2010
Metro 2 West Men
233
2007
Metro 2 West Men
223
2006
U17 North
223
2006
U17 North
220
2006
Metro 4 West Men
220
2006
Metro 4 West Men
215
2005/06
U17 Essendon Friday
207
2005
U17 Pennant North
192
2004
U17
192
2004
U17
179
2003
U15 North

Complete Playing History

Games as
Player
Games
Won
Games
Drawn
Games
Lost
Total Goals Goalscoring
Average
Junior Winter 41 6 18 65 12 0.188
Junior Summer 4 0 3 7 2 0.286
Junior Total 45 6 21 72 14 0.197
Senior Winter 36 10 18 64 16 0.250
Senior Summer 2 2 6 10 0 0.000
Senior Total 38 12 24 74 16 0.216
Total 83 18 45 146 30 0.207

Pos.
Div.
Competition
Games
Goals
Avge.
Won
Drawn
Lost
Avge.For
Avge.Aga
Avge.Diff
G.For
G.Aga
GoalDiff
102010 State League 4 Men*112.0001.000+1.00021+001
12010 Metro 2 West Men*1620.1259433.8752.313+1.5636237+025
72010 Metro 3 West Men*231.500116.0005.500+0.5001211+001
52008 State League 4 Men*115.0001.000+4.00051+004
62008 Metro 2 West Men*113.0001.000+2.00031+002
?2007/08 Footscray Men51131.4003.400-2.000717-010
52007 State League 4 Men*2113.0003.500-0.50067-001
32007 Metro 2 West Men*1030.3004151.8001.100+0.7001811+007
52007 Metro 3 West Men*1120.1823261.4553.000-1.5451633-017
92007 Metro 4 West Men*210.500111.5005.500-4.000311-008
62006/07 Footscray Tues. Men*51131.4002.600-1.200713-006
12006 Metro 3 West Men*115.0000.000+5.00050+005
12006 Metro 4 West Men*1550.3331413.6671.533+2.1335523+032
12006 U17 North*1640.26712312.6880.563+2.125439+034
32005/06 U17 Essendon Friday*720.286433.5712.286+1.2862516+009
92005 Metro 4 West Men*2111.5002.500-1.00035-002
82005 U17 Pennant North*1530.2005191.6002.467-0.8672437-013
12004 U17*1950.2631724.3680.789+3.5798315+068
52003 U15 North*157262.4672.400+0.0673736+001
146300.2078318452.8891.945+0.904416284+132

Goalkeeping History

Games as
Goalkeeper
Games
Won
Games
Drawn
Games
Lost
Total Shut
outs
Shutout
Average
Goals
Against
G.A.
Avg.
Junior Winter 1 0 0 1 1 1.000 0 0.000

Pos.
Div.
Competition
Games
Won
Drawn
Lost
Shutouts
%
Goals In
Avge.
GoalDiff
12006 U17 North*111100%0.000+003

Coaching History

Games as
Coach
Games
Won
Games
Drawn
Games
Lost
Total Win % Average
Goals For
Average
Goals Aga
Average
Diff.
Junior Winter 4 1 13 18 22% 1.056 4.000 -2.944

Pos.
Div.
Competition
Games
Win %
Won
Drawn
Lost
Avge. For
Avge.Aga
Avge.Diff
G.For
G.Aga
GoalDiff
82010 U13 West*1822%41131.0564.000-2.9441972-053

Umpiring History


Year    Division                      SEN VET JUN
2006    Veterans C West                     1    
                                                 
SUBTOTAL                                    1    
TOTAL                                           1

Junior Winter Playing History

Games as
Player
Games
Won
Games
Drawn
Games
Lost
Total Goals Goalscoring
Average
Junior Winter 41 6 18 65 12 0.188

First Game :Hawthorn 3 def. Melton 1. R-01: 2003 U15 North
Last Game :Melton 1 def. St.Bernards 0. GF: 2006 U17 North
Best Win :Melton 10 def. Waverley 0. R-06: 2004 U17
Worst Loss :Hawthorn 7 def. Melton 0. R-12: 2003 U15 North
1 goal games : 8 times. Last : Melton 1 drew Yarra Valley 1. R-17: 2006 U17 North
2 goal games : 2 times. Last : Melton 4 def. Box Hill 1. R-14: 2006 U17 North
Finals : Melton 3 def. Yarra Valley 2. GF: 2004 U17
Melton 1 def. Camberwell 1. SF: 2004 U17
Melton 1 def. St.Bernards 0. GF: 2006 U17 North
Melton 4 def. Hawthorn 1. SF: 2006 U17 North
Premierships : Melton 3 def. Yarra Valley 2. GF: 2004 U17
Melton 1 def. St.Bernards 0. GF: 2006 U17 North

Junior Summer Playing History

Games as
Player
Games
Won
Games
Drawn
Games
Lost
Total Goals Goalscoring
Average
Junior Summer 4 0 3 7 2 0.286

First Game :Essendon (F) 3 def. Melton 2. R-01: 2005/06 U17 Essendon Friday
Last Game :Melton 5 def. Essendon (L) 3. R-10: 2005/06 U17 Essendon Friday
Best Win :Melton 8 def. Essendon (L) 1. R-04: 2005/06 U17 Essendon Friday
Worst Loss :Essendon (F) 4 def. Melton 1. R-08: 2005/06 U17 Essendon Friday
1 goal games : 2 times. Last : Melton 8 def. Essendon (L) 1. R-04: 2005/06 U17 Essendon Friday
Finals :None.
Premierships :None.

Senior Winter Playing History

Games as
Player
Games
Won
Games
Drawn
Games
Lost
Total Goals Goalscoring
Average
Senior Winter 36 10 18 64 16 0.250

First Game :Melton 2 def. Brunswick 1. R-08: 2005 Metro 4 West Men
Last Game :Melton 6 def. Altona 4. GF: 2010 Metro 2 West Men
Best Win :Melton 10 def. St.Bernards 1. R-14: 2010 Metro 3 West Men
Worst Loss :Yarra Valley 10 def. Melton 1. R-12: 2007 Metro 3 West Men
1 goal games : 10 times. Last : Altona 10 def. Melton 2. R-13: 2010 Metro 3 West Men
2 goal games : 3 times. Last : Melton 10 def. St.Bernards 1. R-14: 2010 Metro 3 West Men
Finals : Melton 2 def. Brunswick (W) 3. GF: 2006 Metro 4 West Men
Melton 1 def. St.Bernards 1. SF: 2006 Metro 4 West Men
Altona 1 def. Melton 0. PF: 2007 Metro 2 West Men
Old Melburnians 1 def. Melton 0. SF: 2007 Metro 2 West Men
Melton 6 def. Altona 4. GF: 2010 Metro 2 West Men
Altona 8 def. Melton 6. QF: 2010 Metro 2 West Men
Premierships : Melton 2 def. Brunswick (W) 3. GF: 2006 Metro 4 West Men
Melton 6 def. Altona 4. GF: 2010 Metro 2 West Men

Senior Summer Playing History

Games as
Player
Games
Won
Games
Drawn
Games
Lost
Total Goals Goalscoring
Average
Senior Summer 2 2 6 10 0 0.000

First Game :RMIT 4 def. Melton 1. R-02: 2006/07 Footscray Tues. Men
Last Game :Werribee 8 def. Melton 1. R-10: 2007/08 Footscray Men
Best Win :Melton 5 def. Essendon 1. R-06: 2007/08 Footscray Men
Worst Loss :Werribee 8 def. Melton 1. R-10: 2007/08 Footscray Men
Finals :None.
Premierships :None.

Teammates

Number of teammates :99 (Top 50 shown)

Player
Games
Win%
Draw%
Loss%
Unkn%
Avge.For
Avge.Aga
Avge.Diff
G.For
G.Aga
GoalDiff
Holahan, Zac* 82 61%10%29% 3.0241.732+1.293 248142+106
Mumford, Matthew* 76 58%11%32% 2.7241.803+0.921 207137+070
Spence, Adam* 70 57%13%30% 2.6002.043+0.557 182143+039
Downs, Andrew* 62 65%8%27% 3.0811.645+1.435 191102+089
Bonney, Michael* 61 66%10%25% 3.0001.410+1.590 18386+097
Self, Ryan* 60 58%7%35% 2.8331.600+1.233 17096+074
Noonan, Kristian* 59 56%12%32% 2.5591.814+0.746 151107+044
Hosking, Michael* 55 51%15%35% 2.5642.018+0.545 141111+030
Spence, Jessica* 50 58%6%36% 2.9001.840+1.060 14592+053
Baker, Daniel* 50 66%14%20% 2.5801.320+1.260 12966+063
Clough, Jarryd* 47 53%19%28% 2.6812.085+0.596 12698+028
Hocking, Branton* 41 73%10%17% 3.0491.049+2.000 12543+082
MacKinnon, Robert* 33 91%3%6% 4.2421.152+3.091 14038+102
Dine, Brenton* 33 67%3%30% 3.2421.515+1.727 10750+057
Darcy, Thurston* 32 66%3%31% 3.2811.531+1.750 10549+056
Buttigieg, William* 31 35%19%45% 1.9682.742-0.774 6185-024
Edwards, Jeremy* 31 68%3%29% 3.3551.419+1.935 10444+060
Arnold, Andrew* 29 66%7%28% 3.4481.655+1.793 10048+052
Cox, Caitlyn* 28 64%4%32% 3.1791.500+1.679 8942+047
Haycock, John* 27 63%11%26% 2.7042.407+0.296 7365+008
Lawrence, Glenn* 27 52%19%30% 3.1481.815+1.333 8549+036
McMurrie, Andrew* 26 50%23%27% 2.1922.115+0.077 5755+002
Hooley, Ryan* 24 63%17%21% 3.1251.208+1.917 7529+046
Spence, Dion* 23 65%9%26% 2.9132.304+0.609 6753+014
Baker, Gavin* 23 70%9%22% 2.7831.348+1.435 6431+033
Hanley-Wood, Ben* 22 45%27%27% 3.3642.409+0.955 7453+021
Gati, Nick* 19 63%16%21% 2.5261.368+1.158 4826+022
Kasprzak, Alex* 18 89%11% 4.3890.833+3.556 7915+064
Hoad, Simon* 18 83%6%11% 3.1671.556+1.611 5728+029
Lang, Joshua* 18 89%11% 3.0001.111+1.889 5420+034
Thomas, Joshua* 17 53%6%41% 2.5882.353+0.235 4440+004
Slocombe, Morgan* 17 71%6%24% 2.7061.941+0.765 4633+013
Lawrence, Daryl* 17 53%12%35% 2.7062.588+0.118 4644+002
Strobel, Joshua* 17 47%18%35% 2.8823.000-0.118 4951-002
Johnson, Shaun* 16 75%19%6% 2.6880.563+2.125 439+034
Crebbin, Jason* 16 56%25%19% 3.8752.313+1.563 6237+025
Bosquet, Dane* 15 53%13%33% 2.8671.933+0.933 4329+014
Strebs-Stelps, Ben* 15 53%27%20% 3.8672.267+1.600 5834+024
Kovarik, Hans* 13 46%8%46% 2.6921.692+1.000 3522+013
Brierley, John* 13 85%8%8% 3.1542.000+1.154 4126+015
Brazil, Sean* 13 23%23%54% 1.9232.923-1.000 2538-013
Darcy, Astin* 13 31%15%54% 1.4622.692-1.231 1935-016
Lawrence, Tony* 13 62%23%15% 3.9232.077+1.846 5127+024
Bluschke, Alf* 12 50%8%42% 2.1671.000+1.167 2612+014
Arnold, Chris* 12 25%25%50% 1.8332.833-1.000 2234-012
Doran, Dale* 11 55%9%36% 2.8181.909+0.909 3121+010
Doran, Kimberly* 11 55%9%36% 3.0001.727+1.273 3319+014
Shadbolt, Ron* 11 55%9%36% 3.1821.727+1.455 3519+016
Lawrence, Stephen* 11 55%18%27% 3.6362.727+0.909 4030+010
Sproal, Beth* 10 50%10%40% 3.1001.900+1.200 3119+012

Opposition Teams

Opponent
Games
Goals
Avge
Win%
Draw%
Loss%
Unkn%
G.For
G.Aga
GoalDiff
G.K.
Games
Shut-
outs
Shut-
out %
Goals
In
Goals
Avge
Yarra Valley 15 20.143 67%13%20% 4825+023 1 1100%00.000
Footscray 14 10.071 50%21%29% 3526+009
Essendon 14 20.143 57%43% 3728+009
St.Bernards 12 40.333 58%17%25% 3430+004
Altona 11 10.091 36%27%36% 2936-007
Werribee 11 30.273 73%9%18% 3415+019
Greensborough 9 30.333 67%33% 2216+006
Brunswick 9 30.333 89%11% 3619+017
RMIT 6 10.167 33%67% 1012-002
Hawthorn 5 40%20%40% 1112-001
MUHC 4 20.500 50%25%25% 97+002
Box Hill 4 30.750 75%25% 115+006
MCC 4 25%50%25% 116+005
PEGS 4 50%25%25% 74+003
Camberwell 3 20.667 67%33% 54+001
Old Melburnians 3 10.333 100% 27-005
Doncaster 2 50%50% 33+000
Waverley 2 100% 171+016
Sandringham 2 100% 163+013
Eastern 2 10.500 100% 80+008
Ballarat 2 100% 27-005
SNP 1 100% 70+007
Geelong 1 100% 21+001
Sth. Knights 1 100% 44+000
Ajax-Maccabi 1 100% 23-001
Kew 1 100% 45-001
Powerhouse 1 11.000 100% 33+000
Collegians-X 1 100% 51+004
Vic Sihks 1 100% 21+001
Opponents :29146 300.207 57%12%31% 416284+132 1 1100%00.000

Playing Venues

Venue
Games
Goals
Avge
Win%
Draw%
Loss%
Unkn%
G.For
G.Aga
GoalDiff
G.K.
Games
Shut-
outs
Shut-
out %
Goals
In
Goals
Avge
Melton Mowbray58 160.281 67%12%21% 18883+105 11100%00.000
Footscray19 32%16%53% 3351-018
Essendon14 30.214 64%36% 4025+015
Yarra Valley5 10.200 40%60% 1017-007
Altona5 10.200 20%20%60% 1127-016
St.Bernards5 20.400 20%40%40% 1016-006
Werribee5 10.200 100% 142+012
Hawthorn5 10.200 60%20%20% 139+004
Greensborough4 20.500 75%25% 1410+004
Melbourne High3 33%67% 96+003
Reservoir3 67%33% 61+005
SHC3 67%33% 115+006
Elgar Park3 20.667 33%67% 98+001
Dandenong2 50%50% 114+007
Albert Park2 10.500 50%50% 44+000
PEGS2 50%50% 42+002
Doncaster-W1 100% 32+001
Waverley1 100% 71+006
Knox1 100% 40+004
Ballarat1 100% 24-002
Melbourne Uni1 100% 03-003
Melb Grammer1 100% 01-001
Moorabbin1 100% 51+004
Brunswick1 100% 82+006
Venues :24146 300.207 57%12%31% 416284+132 11100%00.000

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