Team: Gold Coast
November 27, 2023
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Bailey Humphrey says he has worked on his fitness during the off-season after getting tired towards the end of the 2023 season. He added that he sees himself more as a midfielder than forward.
A breakout 2024 season for Bailey Humphrey is certainly a possibility at Gold Coast. A clear run through pre-season to build his fitness base along with more responsibility through the midfield will provide an opportunity to produce solid fantasy numbers. Humphrey is a clear watch on his pre-season progression.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Bailey Humphrey (finger) has been ruled out for Round 24 per Gold Coast.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Bailey Humphrey says he’s excited to see what he can do after encountering an interrupted pre-season ahead of the 2023 AFL season. Humphrey added that he would like to see an increase in midfield usage in 2024.
Bailey Humphrey has been impressive in his debut season in the AFL. Following an interrupted pre-season he has seen a sprinkling of centre bounce usage throughout the 2023 season playing mostly as a forward/midfielder. An uninterrupted 2024 pre-season should have him primed for a big year which could see an increase in centre bounce usage and more time spent as a midfielder with an improved fitness base. Humphrey is one to monitor throughout pre-season.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Interim senior coach Steven King says they were keen this week to give Bailey Humphrey an opportunity to play in the midfield.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Stuart Dew says Bailey Humphrey played mainly forward in Round 15 but if needed could’ve played through the midfield.
Bailey Humphrey recorded 13 disposals, 2 marks and 0 tackles in Round 15 against Hawthorn.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Bailey Humphrey has signed a four-year contract extension. He is now contracted until the end of 2028.
Source: Cal Twomey
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Bailey Humphrey has received the Rising Star nomination for Round 9 per Gold Coast.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Stuart Dew says they’ll continue to manage what Bailey Humphrey’s games look like.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Stuart Dew says Bailey Humphrey will be used more around the ball as he continues to build his fitness and game knowledge.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Stuart Dew says they’ll continue to use Bailey Humphrey at centre bounces.
Bailey Humphrey recorded 11 disposals, 1 marks and 3 tackles in Round 4 against St Kilda.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Bailey Humphrey will debut in Round 4 per Gold Coast.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Bailey Humphrey will play VFL this week per senior coach Stuart Dew.
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