Player news from R21 of 2017: Essendon vs Adelaide

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Brendon Goddard (109/87): Playing inside midfield
Goddard contributed with 27 touches, 7 marks and 5 tackles.
Michael Hurley (108/121): Standing Jenkins
Hurley contributed with 34 touches, 8 marks and 3 free kicks given away.
David Zaharakis (106/105): Playing midfield
Zaharakis contributed with 26 possessions, 3 marks, 8 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Andrew McGrath (88/78): Spending most of the game chasing Betts
McGrath added 25 possessions and 8 grabs.
James Kelly (86/62): Lurking at half back
Kelly added 21 touches and 9 marks.
Cale Hooker (83/65): Three goals to lift the Bombers in Q3… 13 touches with 8 by foot… also 10 marks… and booted 4.0. Playing tall forward on Talia.
Hooker also had 3 frees against.
Martin Gleeson (83/77): Playing third tall defender on McGovern
Gleeson contributed with 19 possessions, 8 marks and 2 tackles.
Matt Dea (79/74): Playing in defence
Dea contributed with 18 possessions, 5 grabs and 4 tackles.
Conor McKenna (77/76): Rotating at half back
McKenna contributed with 20 touches, 4 marks and 1.0.
Matthew Leuenberger (76/78): First ruck
Leuenberger contributed with 11 touches, 4 marks, 3 tackles and 29 taps.
Joe Daniher (76/96): Three goals in Q2… 3.1 from 14 touches and 4 marks… umps paid him 3FF. Up forward on Keath.
Daniher also had 4 ruck taps.
Dyson Heppell (74/60): Playing inside midfield
Heppell contributed with 20 disposals, 3 grabs, 5 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
James Stewart (70/59): Third tall forward on Kelly
Stewart contributed with 12 touches, 6 marks, 2 tackles and booted 2.3.
Darcy Parish (59/66): Playing in the midfield
Parish added 19 possessions and 3 tackles.
Jobe Watson (55/55): Rotating midfield and forward
Watson contributed with 16 possessions, 2 marks and kicked 1.0.
David Myers (55/52): Playing an outside game
Myers contributed with 18 disposals, 3 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Patrick Ambrose (55/72): The big job on Walker
Ambrose added 16 possessions and 5 marks.
Ben Howlett (52/36): Rotating midfield and forward
Howlett contributed with 9 disposals, 4 grabs and 6 tackles.
Jayden Laverde (47/54): Playing a HFF role
Laverde added 14 touches and 3 marks.
Josh Green (44/45): Playing a FP role
Green added 10 possessions and 5 tackles.
Travis Colyer (39/37): Playing outside midfield
Colyer contributed with 7 touches, 3 tackles and managed 1.0.
Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (36/36): Suffered left hamstring soreness in Q3… 8 disposals and 2 marks with 3 tackles… 0.1 as well. Starting deep forward.

Josh Jenkins (130/122): At FF on Hurley
Jenkins contributed with 21 touches, 11 marks, 3 tackles, 9 taps and managed 3.2.
Brodie Smith (120/126): Coming off half back
Smith contributed with 23 possessions, 9 marks, 5 tackles and 2.0.
Rory Atkins (103/131): Coming off a wing
Atkins contributed with 27 touches, 7 marks and booted 1.0.
David Mackay (102/93): Playing outside midfield
Mackay contributed with 19 disposals, 5 marks, 7 tackles and booted 1.1.
Rory Laird (98/81): Running off a HBF
Laird added 27 disposals and 10 marks.
Matt Crouch (96/140): His clearance work set up the win particularly in Q1… 35 touches and 4 tackles. Playing inside midfield.

Richard Douglas (93/115): Playing outside midfield
Douglas contributed with 23 touches, 6 marks and booted 2.0.
Rory Sloane (93/91): Left leg knock in Q3 when kicking into Dea… 21 possessions and 2 marks plus 8 tackles… aided by 3FF. Playing inside midfield.

Tom T. Lynch (90/100): Playing a high HFF role
Lynch contributed with 17 possessions, 8 marks, 3 tackles and kicked 1.1.
Alex Keath (82/88): The big job on Daniher
Keath contributed with 18 disposals, 11 marks and 2 tackles.
Charlie Cameron (76/54): Rotating midfield and forward
Cameron contributed with 13 disposals, 6 marks, 5 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Jake Kelly (74/63): Third tall defender on Stewart
Kelly contributed with 14 possessions, 9 marks and 3 tackles.
Brad Crouch (73/76): Playing inside midfield
Crouch contributed with 20 touches, 4 tackles and managed 1.0.
Taylor Walker (72/70): Left ankle twisted under Ambrose early in Q1… Scored 2.2 from 7 grabs and 12 disposals. Starting forward on Ambrose.
Walker also had 2 tackles.
Mitch McGovern (71/77): First goal… 3.1 from 10 touches and 5 marks plus 3 tackles. Third tall forward on Gleeson.

Luke Brown (69/63): Playing small defender
Brown contributed with 17 touches, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Sam Jacobs (64/57): First ruck with support from Jenkins
Jacobs added 11 touches and 26 hit outs.
Hugh Greenwood (64/59): Playing a HFF role
Greenwood contributed with 16 touches, 7 marks and 1.1.
Jake Lever (63/76): In defence
Lever contributed with 14 possessions, 3 marks and 4 tackles.
Riley Knight (52/42): Playing outside midfield
Knight contributed with 13 possessions, 4 grabs and kicked 1.1.
Eddie Betts (34/31): Starting deep forward on McGrath
Betts contributed with 7 disposals, 4 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Daniel Talia (33/51): Standing Hooker
Talia added 9 touches and 2 grabs.

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