Player news from P2 of 2018: Geelong vs Essendon

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Mitch Duncan (128/141): Playing in midfield
Duncan contributed with 38 touches, 6 marks, 4 tackles, 1.0 and 4 free kicks given away.
Joel Selwood (117/107): Leading the inside mids
Selwood contributed with 35 touches, 4 marks, 2 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Mark Blicavs (102/99): Started on a wing then went into ruck early in Q1 when Stanley was injured… back to wing in Q2
Blicavs contributed with 18 disposals, 4 marks, 8 tackles, 7 hit outs and 1.1 on the scoreboard.
Tom Hawkins (88/93): Starting forward on Ambrose.. beat him then got Hurley in Q3
Hawkins contributed with 13 touches, 5 marks, 2 tackles, 4 taps, 5.1 on the scoreboard and 4 free kicks given away.
Zach Tuohy (87/68): Running off a HBF
Tuohy added 28 touches and 3 marks.
Cameron Guthrie (80/87): Doing jobs in midfield
Guthrie contributed with 23 possessions, 4 grabs and kicked 1.0.
Jackson Thurlow (75/94): Playing on a HBF
Thurlow contributed with 19 touches, 5 marks, 2 tackles and managed 1.0.
Daniel Menzel (70/89): Third tall forward
Menzel contributed with 11 disposals, 4 marks and booted 4.1.
Jake Kolodjashnij (70/83): Playing tall defender on Hooker
Kolodjashnij contributed with 15 disposals, 4 marks and 6 tackles.
Charlie Constable (69/67): Rotating in midfield
Constable added 18 possessions and 8 marks.
Mark O’Connor (69/66): Rotating in midfield
O’Connor contributed with 18 possessions, 4 marks and 1.0.
George Horlin-Smith (67/82): Spent most of the first half on the bench… 16 disposals and 6 tackles. Playing midfield.

Zac Smith (62/98): Spent the first quarter on the bench… 29 hit outs… also 8 possessions and 3 tackles. Second ruck.

Harry Taylor (61/99): The big job on Daniher
Taylor contributed with 18 possessions, 4 marks, 2 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
Tim Kelly (54/68): Rotating in midfield
Kelly contributed with 13 possessions, 3 marks, 2 tackles and 1.0.
Zach Guthrie (51/73): Starting in defence
Guthrie contributed with 15 possessions, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Gryan Miers (50/45): Playing a forward role
Miers contributed with 11 disposals, 3 marks and 3 tackles.
Tom Stewart (48/93): In defence on Stewart
Stewart added 14 touches and 4 marks.
Jed Bews (45/50): Playing small defender
Bews contributed with 12 touches, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
Brandan Parfitt (39/33): Rotating through midfield
Parfitt added 10 possessions and 2 tackles.
Patrick Dangerfield (34/44): Limped off in Q1 with a right leg problem… did not return… 12 possessions and 0.1. Rotating midfield and forward.

James Parsons (32/28): Playing a FP role
Parsons also had 11 possessions.
Jamaine Jones (26/24): Rotating forward
Jones added 7 possessions and 3 tackles.
Jordan Cunico (23/16): Spent the first half on the bench… 5 touches and 2 marks. Playing outside midfield.

Rhys Stanley (8/6): Left calf strain in Q1… mothballed as a precaution… 3 hit outs with 2 possessions. First ruck.

Esava Ratugolea (5/5): Starting forward on Hurley.. then got Ambrose in Q3
Ratugolea also had 4 touches.
Zach Merrett (116/141): Playing inside midfield
Merrett contributed with 30 touches, 3 marks, 9 tackles and managed 1.0.
David Zaharakis (83/75): First goal… 16 touches and 2 marks plus 8 tackles… 1.0 as well. Playing midfield.

James Stewart (81/86): Third tall forward on Stewart
Stewart contributed with 15 disposals, 5 marks, 3 taps and 3.0.
David Myers (80/91): Playing an outside game
Myers contributed with 20 touches, 2 grabs and 6 tackles.
Devon Smith (78/80): Rotating forward and midfield
Smith contributed with 22 disposals, 5 tackles, 2.0 and 4 free kicks given away.
Tom Bellchambers (76/74): First ruck with support from McKernan
Bellchambers added 14 possessions and 39 hit outs.
Brendon Goddard (75/105): Playing a kick behind the play
Goddard contributed with 25 disposals, 4 tackles and 0.1.
Dyson Heppell (73/71): Playing inside midfield
Heppell contributed with 21 possessions, 7 marks, 3 tackles, 0.1 and 5 free kicks given away.
Josh Green (70/80): Playing a FP role
Green contributed with 16 touches, 5 marks and kicked 2.1.
Darcy Parish (66/82): Playing in the midfield
Parish contributed with 20 disposals, 2 tackles and booted 1.1.
Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (64/49): Starting deep forward
McDonald-Tipungwuti contributed with 13 touches, 2 marks and 8 tackles.
Martin Gleeson (60/50): Carried off with left ankle/Achilles injury in Q4… 14 disposals including 11 kicks… also 8 marks. Playing a HBF role.

Andrew McGrath (59/80): Coming off a HBF
McGrath also had 24 possessions.
Michael Hurley (55/72): At CHB on Ratugolea… switched to Hawkins in Q3
Hurley added 13 touches and 6 grabs.
Cale Hooker (50/40): Starting forward on Kolodjashnij
Hooker contributed with 14 disposals, 3 grabs, 2 tackles and booted 0.1.
Conor McKenna (49/70): Rotating at half back
McKenna contributed with 14 disposals, 2 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Jake Stringer (48/42): Rotating forward and midfield
Stringer contributed with 13 touches, 2 tackles, kicked 2.2 and 4 free kicks given away.
Joe Daniher (46/40): Up forward on Taylor
Daniher contributed with 11 possessions, 4 grabs, managed 1.0 and 4 frees against.
Adam Saad (34/30): Running from defence
Saad contributed with 13 touches, 3 tackles and 3 frees against.
Joshua Begley (27/27): Rotating forward
Begley contributed with 6 disposals, 5 tackles and 3 frees against.
Patrick Ambrose (25/44): The big job on Hawkins… switched to Ratugolea in Q3 after being beaten
Ambrose contributed with 7 touches, 3 grabs, 3 tackles and 6 free kicks given away.
Jake Long (21/37): Spent the first three quarters on the bench… 2 tackles. Playing an outside game.
Long added 3 possessions and managed 1.0.
Ben McNiece (18/26): Starting in defence
McNiece added 7 disposals and 2 tackles.
Shaun McKernan (17/40): Spent the first three quarters on the bench. Playing a ruck/forward role.
McKernan added 3 possessions and 6 hit outs.
Jordan Houlahan (0/0): Spent the first half on the bench. Rotating forward.
Houlahan also had 0 touches.
Matt Guelfi (0/0): Spent the first half on the bench
Guelfi also had 0 disposals.

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