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Player news from R21 of 2019: Essendon vs Western Bulldogs

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Zach Merrett (145/98): Starting on a wing
Merrett contributed with 33 possessions, 8 marks and 7 tackles.
Dylan Shiel (94/90): First goal… 24 disposals and 4 marks with 4 tackles… 1.1 as well… aided by 3FF. Started at FF but mostly playing inside midfield.

Kyle Langford (87/56): Rotating midfield and forward
Langford contributed with 24 touches, 6 marks and 4 tackles.
Conor McKenna (79/54): Starting at half forward
McKenna contributed with 19 disposals, 3 marks and 4 tackles.
Andrew McGrath (79/64): Playing an outside game
McGrath contributed with 21 disposals, 3 grabs and 5 tackles.
Mason Redman (77/92): Mostly across half back
Redman contributed with 16 touches, 5 grabs and 5 tackles.
Zac Clarke (66/53): Tandem ruck with McKernan
Clarke contributed with 9 possessions, 2 tackles and 38 taps.
Dylan Clarke (66/62): Tagging Macrae
Clarke contributed with 13 possessions, 2 grabs, 9 tackles, managed 0.1 and 3 free kicks given away.
Patrick Ambrose (61/78): At FB on Naughton
Ambrose contributed with 11 disposals, 4 marks and 5 tackles.
Shaun McKernan (59/38): Off briefly with a soft tissue problem in Q2… 12 possessions including 9 kicks… also 6 marks and 3 tackles… gave away 3 FA. Playing a ruck/forward role on Roughead.
McKernan also had 5 hit outs.
Dyson Heppell (59/50): Playing inside midfield
Heppell added 21 possessions and 2 grabs.
Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (56/62): Playing a FP role
McDonald-Tipungwuti contributed with 12 touches, 4 marks, 2 tackles and booted 1.0.
David Myers (54/49): Playing an outside game
Myers contributed with 11 possessions, 3 grabs and 4 tackles.
Mark Baguley (54/33): All his goals deep in Q4 junk time… 10 possessions and 5 marks plus 2.0. Starting forward.

David Zaharakis (53/50): Starting at half back
Zaharakis contributed with 13 possessions, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Cale Hooker (49/56): In defence on Schache
Hooker added 12 touches and 5 marks.
Martin Gleeson (49/74): In defence on Dale
Gleeson added 14 possessions and 3 marks.
Josh Begley (44/48): Starting at half forward
Begley added 12 touches and 3 grabs.
Mitch W. Brown (41/19): At CHF on Cordy
Brown contributed with 10 disposals, 5 grabs and managed 0.1.
Orazio Fantasia (29/28): Starting on a HFF
Fantasia contributed with 8 touches, 2 marks and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Jake Stringer (27/25): Starting in midfield
Stringer contributed with 7 disposals, 3 tackles, 0.1 and 3 frees against.
Ben McNiece (24/14): Following Lloyd
McNiece added 9 disposals and 2 marks.
Jack Macrae (132/126): Tagged by Clarke… 38 touches and 8 tackles plus 1.0… helped out by 5FF… conceded 4 FA. Playing midfield.
Macrae also had 2 marks.
Josh Dunkley (123/154): Started like a house on fire in Q1 with 16 touches and a goal… 39 touches and 4 marks plus 3 tackles… 1.0 as well… helped out by 3FF. Playing inside midfield.

Lachie Hunter (120/123): Playing outside midfield
Hunter added 34 touches and 9 marks.
Toby McLean (104/130): Playing a forward role
McLean contributed with 22 possessions, 5 marks, 4 tackles and kicked 3.1.
Will Hayes (101/89): Starting deep forward
Hayes contributed with 22 possessions, 7 marks, 3 tackles and kicked 2.0.
Marcus Bontempelli (100/94): Leading the inside midfield
Bontempelli contributed with 26 touches, 3 grabs, 8 tackles, 2 hit outs and 3 frees against.
Tim English (99/101): First ruck
English contributed with 17 possessions, 5 marks, 4 tackles and 20 hit outs.
Bailey Dale (94/90): Starting at half forward on Gleeson
Dale contributed with 19 touches, 4 marks, 3 tackles and 3.2 on the scoreboard.
Patrick Lipinski (91/92): Starting forward
Lipinski contributed with 27 disposals, 4 marks and 4 tackles.
Taylor Duryea (91/71): Playing a half back role
Duryea contributed with 22 disposals, 7 grabs and 3 tackles.
Bailey Smith (87/82): Starting at half forward
Smith contributed with 23 disposals, 6 marks, 3 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Aaron Naughton (84/87): Starting forward on Ambrose
Naughton contributed with 14 touches, 9 grabs, 3 tackles and booted 2.0.
Hayden Crozier (80/80): Starting on a HBF
Crozier contributed with 19 possessions, 4 marks and 4 tackles.
Matt Suckling (79/107): Coming off a HBF
Suckling contributed with 22 touches, 5 grabs and 2 tackles.
Jason Johannisen (75/80): Playing an outside game
Johannisen contributed with 21 possessions, 4 marks and 1.1.
Josh Schache (75/66): Up forward on Hooker
Schache contributed with 13 touches, 4 grabs, 2 tackles, 2 hit outs and booted 3.0.
Tory Dickson (70/78): Starting forward
Dickson contributed with 11 touches, 4 marks, 5 tackles, 3.0 on the scoreboard and 3 free kicks given away.
Sam Lloyd (64/55): Third tall forward on McNiece
Lloyd contributed with 13 disposals, 6 grabs and 1.3 on the scoreboard.
Jackson Trengove (47/63): At FB on the resting ruck which is mostly McKernan
Trengove added 12 possessions and 4 marks.
Ed Richards (45/51): Starting in midfield
Richards contributed with 13 disposals, 2 grabs and managed 0.1.
Easton Wood (41/45): In defence
Wood added 10 touches and 4 grabs.
Zaine Cordy (39/42): Standing Brown
Cordy contributed with 8 possessions, 4 grabs and 2 tackles.

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