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Pies pair named in elite junior team

The new generation of Magpies continues to gain recognition from the wider football public.

11:21am  Sep 16, 2015

Another young Magpie signs on

Collingwood continues to secure its promising youth, with reliable defender Tom Langdon putting pen to paper on a three-year contract extension.

6:20pm  May 7, 2015

Is Langdon the new Clement?

There are similarities between former Magpie James Clement and emerging defender Tom Langdon.

12:55pm  Apr 17, 2015

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Langdon suffers ankle injury

6:30pm  May 1, 2016

Tom Langdon tells his story

3:28pm  May 7, 2015

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Tom
Langdon

Height
190 cm
DOB
09-06-1994
Weight
83 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2016
5
Career
46
Goals
2016
2
Career
2
2016 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
356
Avg
71
TomLangdon

Player Bio

At a Glance

Junior Clubs: Old Melburnians
Clubs: Collingwood (2014)
Debut: 
Recruited from: Sandringham U18
Brownlow Votes: 0

2016 Player Sponsors

- Jenni Aldous and Gabby & Mark Colangelo
- Blue Sky Navigation (Sue Simmons)

An unflappable defender who took all before him in his first season of league football. Langdon, who was plucked from the TAC Cup late in the 2013 National Draft, managed 19 senior games in his first year in the AFL system and was rewarded for his efforts with the Harry Collier Trophy as Collingwood’s best first-year player in 2014. He failed to be effected with second-year blues the following season, as one of just four Collingwood players to play all 22 games in 2015. With a cool head, an obvious ability to read the play and clean disposal, Langdon looms as an important component of the Magpie backline in the future.

Season By Season

Season By Season

Langdon raised his career games total to 41 by being one of just four Collingwood players to take part in all 22 games in 2015.

His composure and maturity continued to defy his status as just a second-year player and on many occasions in 2015, Langdon showed the poise of a much more experienced player.

Stationed in defence for the majority of the year, Langdon provided both accountability and rebound out of the back line.

His best game of the season arguably came in round 15 when he combined seven tackles and seven rebound 50s with a 23-disposal display in Collingwood’s narrow loss to Port Adelaide.

The performance was followed up with a career-high in possessions a month later against Carlton before Langdon managed to keep his disposal average about 20 in the final month of the season.

While many players struggle to establish themselves in the early stages of their careers, Langdon has now missed just three home and away games in his first two seasons at the club.

It’s not just inside the four walls at the Holden Centre where Langdon is highly regarded. In September, he was named in the AFL Players Association’s 22Under22 Team of 2015 which recognises the best young players in the competition.

Season By Season

An excellent first season for the composed young defender. Langdon stepped into the breach left by the often-injured Nick Maxwell and made the third tall defender spot his own. He was second in the AFL for intercept marks up until round 15. His ability to read the play and use the ball under pressure drew comparisons with former Magpie champion James Clement. He is likely to be a permanent fixture in Collingwood’s defence for years to come.

Season By Season

A medium defender/midfielder who came of age in 2013. His balance, game sense and ability to read the ball in flight give him a significant advantage when the ball is in the air. A strong overhead mark and fluent kick of the football on his preferred right foot, his ball use is smart and consistently finds its target. Played senior football for VFL club Sandringham for much of last season after being overlooked in the 2012 National Draft.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2016 Season Average
    Games Played 5
    • Kicks 9.8
    • Handballs 9.4
    • Disposals 19.2
    • Marks 3.2
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.6
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 71.2

2016 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 Melbourne Rd 4
Handballs 14 St Kilda Rd 3
Disposals 27 St Kilda Rd 3
Marks 7 St Kilda Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 Melbourne Rd 4
Goals 1 St Kilda Rd 3
AFL Fantasy 103 St Kilda Rd 3

2016 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Sydney Swans L 133 - 53 10 7 17 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 63
2 Richmond W 87 - 86 5 7 12 2 0 1 0 3 1 1 55
3 St Kilda L 119 - 90 13 14 27 7 0 1 0 2 1 0 103
4 Melbourne L 67 - 102 17 9 26 2 0 1 1 4 0 0 89
5 Essendon W 142 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 West Coast Eagles L 124 - 62 4 10 14 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 46
7 Carlton L 84 - 99 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Brisbane Lions W 65 - 143 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Geelong Cats W 104 - 80 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Western Bulldogs L 53 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Port Adelaide L 58 - 125 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Melbourne L 104 - 58 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Fremantle W 85 - 37 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
16 GWS Giants - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Adelaide Crows - - - - - - - - - - -
18 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
19 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 5 - L: 8 49 47 96 16 0 5 1 13 2 1 356

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 46
    • Kicks 10.6
    • Handballs 8.3
    • Disposals 19.0
    • Marks 5.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.8
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 74.3

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 20 Fremantle Rd 1, 2014
Handballs 18 Carlton Rd 19, 2015
Disposals 28 Carlton Rd 19, 2015
Marks 10 Geelong Cats Rd 22, 2015
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 Port Adelaide Rd 15, 2015
Goals 1 St Kilda Rd 3, 2016
AFL Fantasy 111 Port Adelaide Rd 15, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2016 Collingwood 49 47 96 16 0 5 1 13 2 1 356
2015 Collingwood 248 213 461 110 0 19 16 70 0 5 1756
2014 Collingwood 192 123 315 107 0 7 12 47 0 2 1304

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

Milestones

Career

AFL: 41 games, 0 goals

VFL: 1 game, 0 goals

Pre-Season Competition: 5 games, 0 goals

Milestones

AFL Debut: Collingwood v Fremantle, Round 1 2014 at Etihad Stadium

Collingwood VFL Debut: Geelong v Collingwood, Round 19 2014 at Simonds Stadium

Draft History

Selected at No. 65 in the 2013 National Draft.

Awards

AFL Awards

AFL Rising Star Nomination
Round 7 2014 v Carlton

Club Awards

Harry Collier Trophy (Best First Year Player)
2013