Big League Lions: AFL Round 12








By Jack Kovacic

Find out how the eight former Lions performed in a big round 12 of AFL action!

🔴⚫️ Patrick Ambrose – 0 (senior) games and 0 goals for Coburg from 2010-11

Ambrose is currently sidelined after suffering a foot injury in a scratch match against Carlton in round four. There is still no timetable for his return.

🦢 Robbie Fox – 26 games and 7 goals for Coburg in 2015-16

Like his fellow defenders, Fox had a didn’t have much to do on Thursday night. Sydney conceded just three goals to GWS on its way to a big 41-point win.

🟡🟤 Michael Hartley – 33 games and 1 goals for Coburg from 2014-15

Hartley was named as an emergency for a second game in a row in Hawthorn’s loss to West Coast. He could potentially make his club debut against Port Adelaide on Saturday with defender James Sicily likely to miss with a knee injury.

🔵 Callum Moore – 0 games, 0 goals for Coburg in 2020 (was signed for this season before joining Carlton as a SSP)

Moore was named as an emergency for Carlton’s senior team and kicked five goals in a scratch match against Freo, playing as an undersized ruckman and an extra midfielder around the ground.

🔴🔵🟡Reilly O’Brien – 2 games and 0 goals for Coburg in 2014

Despite the Crows still remaining winless in 2020, O’Brien continued his standout individual season. He had 17 disposals, took six marks and had 38 hitouts.

🦢 Ben Ronke – 2 games, 3 games for Coburg in 2016

Ronke continues to be sidelined due to stress related back injury, with a return still not likely for another three weeks.

🟣⚪️ Luke Ryan – 10 games and 0 goals for Coburg in 2016

Ryan continues to show some great form in defence and was named Fremantle’s best in its two point loss to Carlton. He had 24 disposals at 79% efficiency, a game high 14 intercepts, and also eight rebound 50’s as he continues to stake his claim for All Australian selection and the Dockers best and fairest.

🔴⚫️ Adam Saad – 28 games and 10 goals for Coburg from 2012-14

Saad was his usual self, finding plenty of the footy across half back for the Bombers. He had 18 disposals at 88% efficiency and also kicked a thumping goal from outside 50.