A potent mix of speed and skill, Duryea fitted the criteria to be taken with Hawthorn’s pick at 69 in the 2009 NAB AFL Draft. Duryea represented NSW/ACT at the 2009 Under 18 NAB AFL Championships. A horrible run of injuries has limited Duryea’s senior opportunities, but he was able to put together a consistent VFL year for Box Hill Hawks in 2012 culminating in being named there Best Finals Player. Making his debut in Rd 3 of 2013 against Collingwood, Duryea has shown that persistence has paid off for him with some eye catching performances to date. In season 2014 Duryea played 23 of a possible 25 games, averaging 15 disposals and finding a consistent place in Hawthorn’s experienced defensive unit. Duryea has a terrific first finals series and contributed to Hawthorn’s 2014 Premiership win, with the flag being his first. 2015 he was a part of the Hawthorn premiership winning team again after having another phenomenal season and an even better Finals Series.