PERTH, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 11: Jake Kelly of the Crows looks to pass the ball during the 2019 AFL round 21 match between the West Coast Eagles and the Adelaide Crows at Optus Stadium on August 11, 2019 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/AFL Photos)

PERTH, AUSTRALIA – AUGUST 11: Jake Kelly of the Crows looks to pass the ball during the 2019 AFL round 21 match between the West Coast Eagles and the Adelaide Crows at Optus Stadium on August 11, 2019 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/AFL Photos)

Adelaide defender Jake Kelly was one of seven Crows to play every game in 2019. 

The 24-year-old was rewarded for a strong season with a two-year contract extension announced at the end of August.

Across 22 games this season, Kelly averaged 16.2 disposals, 5.2 marks and 5.1 contested possessions.

It was also his best year for one percenters – 4.8 per game, a significant rise on his career-average of 3.3.

Kelly ranked third at the Club, behind Daniel Talia and Alex Keath, for spoils (4.3 per game, considered elite by Champion Data).

At a glance:

Games: 22
Disposals per game: 16.2
Marks per game: 5.2
Tackles per game: 3.4

Best game:

Round 17 v Gold Coast

Against Gold Coast in Round 17, Kelly recorded a season-high 27 touches as his side powered home to a 95-point win at Metricon Stadium.

The 2014 rookie draft also impressed against St Kilda in Round Six (22 disposals and 12 marks).

https://www.afc.com.au/news/2019-09-11/season-review-2019-jake-kelly