CFC Review: Jaryd Cachia

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With the team now on a break, we’re taking a look back at each player’s year in statistics, next is Carlton’s No.37, Jaryd Cachia.

Jaryd Cachia (#37)

GAMES
Season 2013: 14
Career: 14
VFL 2013: 6

GOALS
Season 2013: 1
Career: 1
VFL 2013: 1

KEY AFL STATISTICS (averages in brackets):
Disposals: 202 (14.4) Marks: 49 (3.5) Tackles: 68 (4.9) Inside 50s: 32 (2.3) Contested Possessions: 103 (7.4) Effective Disposals: 135 (9.6) Clearances: 41 (2.9)

OVERVIEW
The hard work paid off for Jaryd Cachia this season. After being delisted by Carlton at the end of 2011, he spent a year playing with SANFL club Norwood. Not only did the Redlegs win the premiership, but Cachia also went on to finish fifth in the Magarey Medal count.

As a result of his success in South Australia, Cachia was redrafted by the Blues. He has made the most of his second coming, making 14 senior appearances as a key tagger for Carlton in 2013.

The 22-year-old’s efforts were recognised at Carlton’s John Nicholls Medal night, where Cachia was awarded Best First Year Player.

For: Carltonfc.com.au