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Laois man Zach Tuohy lands end-of-season award after Aussie Rules exploits with Carlton

The boy done good.

Zach Tuohy in training with the Irish International Rules squad in 2013.
Zach Tuohy in training with the Irish International Rules squad in 2013.
Image: James Crombie/INPHO

LAOIS MAN ZACH Tuohy has been rewarded for his Aussie Rules exploits in 2015 by being selected by AFL coaches on their leading team from the season.

Tuohy was voted as the league’s best small defender to make the AFL Coaches Association’s All-Australian team.

The 25 year-old lined out in all 22 games for Carlton and impressed despite the Melbourne-based club enduring a disappointing season that saw them only record four wins and finish bottom of the 2015 AFL ladder.

Tuohy has established himself as an AFL player since since joining Carlton int he 2010 AFL rookie draft.

He made his AFL debut in 2011 and has now played 98 game in the AFL, striking 34 goals during his career.

Tuohy’s Year In Review

  • Champion Data Ranking Points: 79 (Above Average)
  • Disposals: 18.8 (Above Average)
  • Kicking Efficiency: 78% (Above Average)
  • Uncontested Possessions: 12.1 (Average)
  • Metres Gained: 326 (Above Average)
  • Intercept Possessions: 4.9 (Above Average)

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