Player news from R17 of 2017: Geelong vs Hawthorn

Patrick Dangerfield (140/141): Collision with Roughead late in the first term with a left foot injury… Fantastic second term which included 2 majors and 7 touches… Another 3 majors in the third… 20 disposals with 15 by foot… also 12 marks and 3 tackles… and booted 5.6… umps paid him 4FF. Started in his usual role… Went forward after the injury… Heatherley on him then Brand after HT.

Lachie Henderson (106/114): Standing Shoenmakers
Henderson contributed with 23 disposals, 10 marks and 5 tackles.
Mitch Duncan (99/106): Inside midfielder
Duncan contributed with 27 touches, 3 grabs and 7 tackles.
Joel Selwood (94/96): Tagged by Howe… 30 possessions and 4 marks. Inside midfielder.
Selwood also had 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Daniel Menzel (90/95): Sicily minding him
Menzel contributed with 16 touches, 8 marks and 3.0 on the scoreboard.
Mark Blicavs (85/72): Starting on the wing… Tagged Mitchell from late in Q2
Blicavs contributed with 16 disposals, 7 marks and 7 tackles.
Jake Kolodjashnij (76/62): 15 possessions and 6 marks plus 5 tackles

Sam Menegola (75/82): Providing drive from the wing
Menegola contributed with 22 touches, 3 marks, 4 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
Zach Tuohy (74/86): Rebounding off the half back flank
Tuohy contributed with 18 possessions, 5 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Jordan Murdoch (72/81): Providing drive from the wing
Murdoch contributed with 18 possessions, 5 marks and 3 tackles.
Harry Taylor (71/70): Largely responsible for Duryea
Taylor contributed with 20 disposals, 4 grabs and 2 tackles.
Tom Lonergan (64/42): Responsible for O’Brien
Lonergan contributed with 11 disposals, 8 marks and 3 tackles.
Zac Smith (57/83): First ruck
Smith contributed with 11 possessions, 2 tackles and 22 taps.
Cameron Guthrie (57/73): Concussion test late in the second term… Returned late in the third term… 16 disposals and 3 tackles… helped out by 3FF. Rebounding off the half back flank.

Rhys Stanley (56/74): Has a number of opponents rotating through him
Stanley contributed with 10 disposals, 2 marks, 2 tackles, 10 taps and managed 1.1.
Tom Hawkins (53/36): Followed by Brand
Hawkins contributed with 13 disposals, 7 marks and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Brandan Parfitt (49/53): Splitting time between forward and wing
Parfitt contributed with 11 possessions, 3 tackles and managed 1.0.
Steven Motlop (46/49): 16 touches

Jed Bews (46/60): Rotating through a few including Stewart
Bews contributed with 12 touches, 4 marks, 3 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
Sam Simpson (45/54): Late replacement for Scott Selwood… 2nd game… 1.0 from 12 possessions and 2 marks. Largely forward with the odd midfield stint.

Zach Guthrie (39/46): Late replacement for Andrew Mackie… 14 disposals including 11 handballs. Responsible for Breust.
Guthrie also had 2 grabs.
James Parsons (28/34): Hardwick keeping him company
Parsons added 8 touches and 3 tackles.
Tom Mitchell (145/135): First goal… Huge first term which included 19 touches and a goal… Tagged by Blicavs from late in the second term… 42 touches and 6 marks plus 3 tackles… 2.0 as well… aided by 3FF. Inside midfielder.

Liam Shiels (122/123): Inside midfielder
Shiels contributed with 29 disposals, 7 marks, 6 tackles and 1.1.
Daniel Howe (105/78): Tagging Selwood
Howe contributed with 20 touches, 6 grabs, 10 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Jack Gunston (98/104): Starting in defence
Gunston contributed with 24 possessions, 8 marks and managed 1.0.
Isaac Smith (87/86): Providing drive from the wing
Smith contributed with 21 touches, 7 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 1.2.
Luke Hodge (77/89): Playing his 300th senior matc… 8 marks and 23 possessions… conceded 5 FA. Rebounding off the half back flank.
Hodge also had 1.0.
Jarryd Roughead (77/87): Splitting time between forward and midfield
Roughead contributed with 21 touches, 5 marks, 5 tackles, managed 0.1 and 4 frees against.
Will Langford (75/81): Splitting time between midfield and forward
Langford contributed with 19 possessions, 7 marks and booted 1.1.
Kaiden Brand (72/85): Has the key job on Hawkins then took Dangerfield after HT
Brand contributed with 17 touches, 6 marks and 2 tackles.
Ricky Henderson (70/73): Providing drive from the wing
Henderson added 22 touches and 6 marks.
Ben McEvoy (69/107): First ruck
McEvoy contributed with 10 disposals, 2 marks, 3 tackles and 30 taps.
Shaun Burgoyne (66/98): Thumb injury late in the first term… 19 touches and 2 marks plus 1.0. Playing through the midfield and forward.
Burgoyne also had 2 tackles.
Luke Breust (63/66): Z.Guthrie on him
Breust contributed with 15 disposals, 3 marks, 2 tackles and managed 1.4.
Ryan Burton (63/58): Rebounding off the half back flank
Burton contributed with 19 possessions, 3 grabs and managed 0.1.
Ryan Schoenmakers (61/77): Henderson on him
Schoenmakers contributed with 11 disposals, 4 marks, 4 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
Taylor Duryea (61/70): Matched up to Taylor
Duryea contributed with 17 disposals, 3 marks, 2 tackles and booted 0.2.
Billy Hartung (58/57): Providing drive from the wing
Hartung added 22 touches and 2 grabs.
James Sicily (53/47): Twisted left ankle early in the third term… 14 touches and 5 marks. Largely opposed to Menzel.

Kurt Heatherley (47/47): On Dangerfield then took Hawkins after HT
Heatherley added 12 disposals and 6 marks.
Blake Hardwick (42/55): Responsible for Parsons
Hardwick added 10 touches and 3 tackles.
Tim O’Brien (33/37): Lonergan manning him
O’Brien contributed with 6 disposals, 2 tackles, 3 ruck taps and managed 1.0.
Kade Stewart (27/28): Bews keeping him company
Stewart contributed with 6 possessions, 2 marks and 3 tackles.

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