Patrick Cripps

Birth Day March 18th, 1995
Birth Place Perth
Age 29 Years Old

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A professional Australian rules footballer who is currently playing for the Carlton Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL) is named for Patrick Cripps. He became the second-youngest player to win the award when he first won it in 2015 and won the Leigh Matthews Trophy in 2019. He has served as Carlton co-captain since the 2019 season. Overall, he is a very talented footballer. 

Cripps in line for another award

Patrick Cripps could be in for yet another accolade this awards season. As part of the AFL Fan Awards, powered by Google, Cripps is up for the category of Best Individual Performance in 2019. Unsurprisingly, it’s Cripps’ showing against Brisbane in Round 12 which received the nod. After the most trying of weeks, Cripps delivered in emphatic fashion as Carlton overturned a 37-point deficit. In David Teague’s first game as coach, Cripps was - quite simply - unstoppable. He collected 38 disposals and kicked four second-half goals to inspire his team to a memorable win. Currently, Cripps is leading against Ben Brown (Round 22), Aaron Naughton (Round 7) and Jeremy Cameron (Round 3). 

Early Life of Patrick

On 18th March 1995, Patrick Cripps was born in Perth, Australia. His nationality is Australian and his ethnicity is White. As of 2019, he celebrated his 24th birthday. He is a cousin of two other AFL players, Patrick Cripps (Carlton) and Chris Mainwaring. He was born to Brad and Cath Cripps, his parents. At a young age, he moved to the small farming town of Northampton in Western Australia's Mid West. He played junior football in Northampton, and then moved to Perth and played juniors and colts for the East Fremantle Football Club in the West Australian Football League. There is no information regarding his education, siblings at present but it will be added soon. 

Body Measurements of Patrick

Patrick is not just talented but he also has a very good personality and body features attracting a lot of people towards him. He has a tall height of 195 cm or 6 ft 5 in with the balanced bodyweight of 203 lb or 92 Kg. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

Career of Patrick

  • Patrick was recruited by the Carlton Football Club with its first-round selection in the 2013 AFL National Draft (No. 13 overall).
  • His playing style as a strong-bodied midfielder with a strong ability to win clearances by handpass drew comparisons with club great Greg Williams.
  • He made his senior debut against Melbourne in Round 4, 2014, but played only three matches during the season due to injuries.
  • He changed from his debut jumper number of 16 at the end of the 2014 season, to number 9 after it was vacated after the delisting of Kane Lucas.
  • He finished second in the 2015 AFL Rising Star award after holding favoritism with bookmakers for much of the year, and he won the John Nicholls Medal as Carlton's best and fairest to become the second-youngest winner in the award's history.
  • He further solidified his place as one the best inside midfielders in the AFL amassing 185 clearances at an average of 8.8 per game, ranked #1 in the AFL as well as 354 contested possessions at an average of 16.9, ranked #2 in the AFL for the season.
  • After a slow start to the 2017 whilst recovering from a back injury Cripps found a form to average 24.9 disposals and 6.7 clearances from 15 games before his season was cut short with a broken leg.
  • He was announced as joint vice-captain of Carlton in 2018. 
  • He had a magnificent 2018, winning his second Carlton Best and Fairest, All Australian honors and finishing second in AFL MVP voting. Averaging over 29 touches a game.
  • He later re-signed with the club until the end of the 2021 season.
  • Cripps and Sam Docherty were named Carlton co-captains in October 2018. 
  • He has served as Carlton co-captain since the 2019 season.

Marital Status, Girlfriend, Dating, Child

Patrick is not married yet but he is in a relationship. While Cripps was bagging the AFL Players’ Most Valuable Player’ honor, he posed with his girl for a picture. And the picture is available on his Instagram feeds to serve our curiosity. Cripps is in relationship with Monique Fontana. Sadly, his girlfriend social media switches back to private mode. His Instagram account always pictures him with Monique Fontana, anonymously summoned as moony. The duo never misses joining the event of celebrations and festivals. Other than the social media, Cripps hasn’t confronted his love life to the media yet. As of today, the couple is enjoying their life a lot. 

Net Worth of Patrick

Patrick is surely earning in millions. Last year, Cripps re-signed a contract with Carlton and extended his season play until the end of 2021. Patrick Cripps net worth is a mystery and somewhere believed in between $100k and $1 million. The forthcoming year might witness a rise in his net worth due to his stupendous performance. His exact salary has not been revealed yet but it will be added soon. His source of earning is from his football career. 

Honors and achievements

  • Carlton co-captain: 2019-Leigh Matthews Trophy: 2019
  • 2× All-Australian team: 2018, 2019
  • 2× John Nicholls Medal: 2015, 2018
  • 2× 22under22 team: 2015, 2016
  • AFL Rising Star nominee: 2015

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