Patrick Cripps, renowned for his “roll up the sleeve” mentality is a young gun showing signs of becoming a truly incredible player. His tireless work ethic has enabled Cripps to become one of the best rookie players winning Carlton’s best and fairest, AFL Rising Star runner-up and an honorary player in the 22under22 team all within his first 2 season.
Patrick Cripps was ranked 13th in the 2013 draft showing himself to be a swift, strong bodied midfielder with a commendable ability to win clearances against even the most experienced of players. In just his second season he managed to finish 8th in the league for contested possession and 11th for clearances earning respect and acclaim from even the harshest critics. Likened to Carlton club great Greg Williams for his dominance of play in the center, Cripps is on his way to becoming a legend of the game.