It has been one hell of a week for Werribee’s teenage goalkicking sensation Jake Riccardi. After booting a career-high six goals against Coburg, Riccardi was hot property. Take a look at his week down Media Street.
Werribee young guns Bior Malual, Jake Riccardi and Louis Pinnuck have been invited to attend Victorian State Draft Combines in early October after eye-catching performances at VFL level in 2019.
#32 Jake Riccardi – 16 matches, 34 goals (#2), averaging 11.3 disposals, 5.3 marks (#6)
The richly talented 19-year-old athletic forward has risen rapidly in VFL ranks after graduating from the Calder Cannons at the end of 2018. Despite his age and inexperience, Riccardi has stepped up to be Werribee’s focal point in attack in 2019 with his contested marking, agility and goalkicking nous all highlights of his developing skillset. He sits second on the VFL’s goalkicking table with 34 majors and has kicked goals in all bar one game, as well as two or more on ten occasions. – Click here for the full story
Teenage spearhead Jake Riccardi is the round 18 The Gordon Player of the Week after booting a career-best six-goal haul in Werribee's 86-point win over Coburg on Sunday. He caught up with assistant coach Jack Fitzpatrick.