Player news from R9 of 2017: Geelong vs Western Bulldogs

Mitch Duncan (165/129): Coming off a wing
Duncan contributed with 31 possessions, 7 grabs, 17 tackles and 0.2 on the scoreboard.
Patrick Dangerfield (156/151): First goal… two goals in a massive Q1… 36 disposals and 12 tackles plus 4.0. Rotating midfield and forward.

Zac Smith (148/139): First ruck
Smith contributed with 25 possessions, 10 tackles and 48 hit outs.
Scott Selwood (119/102): Rotating through midfield
Selwood contributed with 17 touches, 17 tackles and booted 1.0.
Joel Selwood (116/124): Playing inside midfield
Selwood contributed with 29 touches, 4 marks, 8 tackles, 1.0 on the scoreboard and 3 free kicks given away.
Harry Taylor (96/107): Third tall forward on Wood
Taylor contributed with 12 possessions, 5 marks, 5 tackles and managed 5.1.
Zach Tuohy (95/114): Running from defence
Tuohy contributed with 28 touches, 3 tackles and 1.0.
Sam Menegola (92/81): Playing central midfield
Menegola contributed with 21 touches, 5 grabs, 7 tackles and 0.1.
Jordan Murdoch (89/56): Late replacement for Cameron Guthrie… 16 touches and 5 marks plus 8 tackles. Playing an outside game.

Mark Blicavs (80/62): Doing jobs in midfield
Blicavs contributed with 18 possessions, 2 marks, 4 tackles, 12 hit outs and 1.0.
Andrew Mackie (78/56): Lurking at half back
Mackie contributed with 25 disposals, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Steven Motlop (77/63): Starting deep forward
Motlop contributed with 18 possessions, 7 marks, 3 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Jake Kolodjashnij (72/69): Playing tween defender
Kolodjashnij contributed with 14 disposals, 5 marks, 4 tackles and 0.1.
Tom Hawkins (65/72): At FF on Adams
Hawkins contributed with 15 touches, 3 marks, 4 tackles and managed 1.0.
Tom Stewart (57/52): Third tall defender on Dickson
Stewart contributed with 12 possessions, 4 marks and 4 tackles.
James Parsons (55/45): Starting deep forward
Parsons added 14 touches and 5 tackles.
Tom Lonergan (52/62): Following Redpath
Lonergan contributed with 10 touches, 2 grabs and 5 tackles.
Mark O’Connor (48/36): Second game… 12 disposals including 9 handballs… also 4 marks and 3 tackles. Playing an outside game.

Lachie Henderson (47/54): At CHB on Cloke
Henderson added 11 touches and 5 grabs.
Jed Bews (39/34): Playing small defender
Bews contributed with 6 disposals, 2 marks and 6 tackles.
Daniel Menzel (36/51): Playing tall forward on Morris
Menzel contributed with 6 possessions, 3 tackles and managed 2.0.
Nakia Cockatoo (16/15): Right hamstring pull in Q1… 3 possessions and 2 tackles. Starting on a HFF.

Tom Boyd (117/108): First ruck
Boyd contributed with 20 disposals, 4 marks, 3 tackles, 33 hit outs and kicked 2.1.
Caleb Daniel (98/80): Coming off a wing
Daniel contributed with 28 disposals, 5 marks and 4 tackles.
Mitch Wallis (97/132): Looked like he had not spent the best part of a year out… 26 possessions and 6 tackles plus 2.0… umps paid him 4FF. Rotating from forward line to midfield.

Jason Johannisen (96/86): Sprinting off half back
Johannisen contributed with 24 possessions, 7 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Luke Dahlhaus (91/89): Playing pure midfield
Dahlhaus contributed with 23 possessions, 2 grabs and 9 tackles.
Tory Dickson (88/72): Playing third tall forward on Stewart
Dickson contributed with 11 touches, 6 grabs, 7 tackles and booted 2.0.
Lin Jong (86/78): Rotating forward and midfield
Jong added 24 touches and 6 tackles.
Robert Murphy (85/98): Starting in defence
Murphy contributed with 25 touches, 4 marks and 3 tackles.
Liam Picken (84/68): Doing jobs in midfield
Picken contributed with 20 touches, 4 marks and 7 tackles.
Jack Macrae (80/86): Lifted after a quiet first half… 23 possessions and 2 marks plus 6 tackles. Coming off a wing.

Clay Smith (77/49): Mostly forward
Smith contributed with 13 possessions, 2 grabs, 6 tackles and booted 2.0.
Easton Wood (76/95): Playing tall defender on Taylor
Wood added 20 possessions and 7 marks.
Marcus Bontempelli (73/80): Leading the inside midfield
Bontempelli contributed with 19 touches, 2 marks, 6 tackles, managed 0.3 and 3 frees against.
Bailey Dale (67/67): Starting at half forward
Dale contributed with 16 disposals, 2 marks and 5 tackles.
Travis Cloke (66/54): Starting at CHF on Taylor
Cloke contributed with 11 disposals, 3 marks, 4 tackles, 9 ruck taps and 1.0.
Marcus Adams (64/79): The big job on Hawkins
Adams contributed with 15 touches, 4 grabs and 5 tackles.
Bailey Williams (62/46): Rotating in defence
Williams contributed with 19 disposals, 2 grabs, 2 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Lukas Webb (57/53): Rotating in midfield
Webb contributed with 12 possessions, 6 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Matt Suckling (52/63): Playing on a wing this week
Suckling added 12 possessions and 5 tackles.
Lachie Hunter (47/36): Coming off a wing
Hunter added 13 disposals and 3 tackles.
Jack Redpath (43/37): Starting at FF on Lonergan
Redpath contributed with 7 possessions, 4 marks and 2.1.
Dale Morris (33/38): Responsible for Menzel
Morris contributed with 8 touches, 2 marks and 2 tackles.

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