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Maynard extends time as Magpie

Star on the rise Brayden Maynard has put pen to paper and will remain in Black and White beyond 2018.

2:00pm  Dec 20, 2017

Who are our 'kamikaze' hot-heads?

Every team has a mix of hot-heads, relaxed faces and those who have a serious case of white-line fever. Scott Pendlebury discusses Collingwood's mix on the most recent 'Jock and Journo' podcast.

4:00pm  Jul 26, 2017

Young Magpie booked for striking

Young Collingwood defender Brayden Maynard has been charged with striking Greater Western Sydney's Steve Johnson.

4:35pm  Jul 11, 2016

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2:30pm  Jun 20, 2017

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12:42am  Jul 23, 2016

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Brayden
Maynard

Height
189 cm
DOB
20-09-1996
Weight
90 kg
Debut
2015
Games
2018
6
Career
57
Goals
2018
0
Career
12
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
386
Avg
64
BraydenMaynard

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Hampton
Clubs: Collingwood (2015-2017)
Debut: Round 14 2015 v Hawthorn
Recruited from: Sandringham U18
Brownlow Votes: 0

2018 Player Sponsors

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Renowned for his powerful and polished left foot, Maynard’s skills from half back rank among his greatest assets, along with his excellent vision and great agility. Two years into his senior career, he is already a regular in Collingwood's first choice team, having missed just three games since his senior debut midway through 2014. His bloodlines are strong, too, as his father Peter played eight games for Melbourne and was a star with Glenelg in the SANFL.

Season By Season

Season By Season

Came of age at just 19-years-old, playing 20 senior games and entrenching himself in the Collingwood team of the future. He averaged 15.5 disposals and 4.45 marks across the season and did not miss a match from ANZAC Day onwards. He began to make an impact on the scoreboard late in the season, memorably kicking a goal from long range against the Bulldogs in round 21, and played arguably the best match of his young career against Gold Coast in round 22 when he had 22 disposals and laid seven tackles. Expect big things in the years to come.

Season By Season

The match committee gave Collingwood fans a minor surprise when it named Brayden Maynard to debut in Collingwood’s round 14 clash with Hawthorn on a Friday night at the MCG.

He shared a debutant's attention with fellow first-year Magpie Darcy Moore, but arguably stole the spotlight in a game which consisted of 11 disposals and six tackles.

Maynard’s form continued to improve as he grew in confidence with exposure to the speed of senior football.

He recorded a career-high 18 disposals against Port Adelaide in round 15, a game which saw him play for the first time in the state where his father was an SANFL champion.

The 19-year-old replicated the feat against Carlton, but also added his first of two AFL goals for the season.

While flashy goals or high-flying marks usually fill the highlights reel, Maynard’s courage and ability to attack the ball with no fear for his personal safety had fans gasping with excitement in the back half of 2015.

Another full pre-season under his belt will allow him to do the same in the future as he continues to develop his endurance and add further senior experience.

Season By Season

With his father Peter a member of Glenelg's Hall of Fame in South Australia, Maynard arrives at Collingwood with good footy pedigree. He's a tough player who builds his game around the contested side. At 186cm he's probably best suited to a half-back role, and he needs to work on his endurance, but he does have an impact with his physicality, particularly when he moves into the midfield for bursts.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 6
    • Kicks 10.8
    • Handballs 6.0
    • Disposals 16.8
    • Marks 2.3
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 4.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 64.3

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 16 Hawthorn Rd 1
Handballs 10 Carlton Rd 3
Disposals 19 Hawthorn Rd 1
Marks 6 Hawthorn Rd 1
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 7 GWS Giants Rd 2
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 75 Essendon Rd 5

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Hawthorn L 101 - 67 16 3 19 6 0 0 3 2 0 1 72
2 GWS Giants L 79 - 95 7 8 15 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 62
3 Carlton W 76 - 100 8 10 18 3 0 1 1 3 0 0 63
4 Adelaide Crows W 58 - 106 11 7 18 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 56
5 Essendon W 101 - 52 13 2 15 3 0 2 1 6 0 0 75
6 Richmond L 70 - 113 10 6 16 2 0 0 2 4 0 0 58
7 Brisbane Lions W 114 - 121 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Geelong Cats L 45 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 St Kilda W 72 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Western Bulldogs W 90 - 55 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Gold Coast Suns - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
17 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
18 North Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Richmond - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Fremantle - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 6 - L: 4 65 36 101 14 0 3 8 24 0 2 386

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 57
    • Kicks 10.7
    • Handballs 5.4
    • Disposals 16.1
    • Marks 3.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.5
    • Goals 0.2
    • AFL Fantasy 67.7

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 18 Fremantle Rd 14, 2016
Handballs 10 Carlton Rd 3, 2018
Disposals 27 North Melbourne Rd 20, 2017
Marks 12 Fremantle Rd 14, 2016
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 Western Bulldogs Rd 10, 2016
Goals 2 GWS Giants Rd 8, 2017
AFL Fantasy 123 Fremantle Rd 14, 2016

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Collingwood 65 36 101 14 0 3 8 24 0 2 386
2017 Collingwood 256 126 382 91 0 16 16 72 6 4 1589
2016 Collingwood 215 95 310 89 0 13 22 71 4 7 1364
2015 Collingwood 76 48 124 25 0 9 7 30 2 0 519

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: 29 games, 6 goals

VFL: 10 games, 1 goal

Pre-Season Competition: 3 games, 0 goals

Milestones

VFL Debut: North Ballarat v Collingwood, Round 1 2015 at Eureka Stadium

AFL Debut: Collingwood v Hawthorn, Round 14 2015 at the MCG

Draft History

Selected at No. 30 (by Collingwood) in the 2014 National Draft

Awards

AFL Awards

Selected at No. 30 (by Collingwood) in the 2014 National Draft

Club Awards

Selected at No. 30 (by Collingwood) in the 2014 National Draft