Collingwood Player Reports
Matched on Monfries... way too good for him with 19 possessions and 9 marks in the first half
Lockyer contributed with 29 touches, 14 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 1.1.
Dons midfielders being swamped by the likes of O'Bree
O'Bree contributed with 26 possessions, 4 grabs and 6 tackles.
6 disposals and 3 marks in Q1 but stopped dead in Q2
Goldsack contributed with 15 touches, 6 grabs and 2 tackles.
Two goals from seven kicks in first half
Davis contributed with 15 possessions, 3 grabs, 3 tackles and managed 4.0.
Two goals from very few opportunities
Rocca contributed with 9 disposals, 6 marks and booted 4.1.
17 touches at the main break
Lonie contributed with 20 disposals, 2 marks and 4 tackles.
Five disposals to half time
Swan contributed with 11 possessions, 5 tackles and 0.2 on the scoreboard.
Stood by Mark Johnson
Didak contributed with 18 disposals, 5 marks, 2 tackles and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Tagged by Peverill
Burns contributed with 13 touches, 2 marks, 6 tackles and managed 0.1.
Two goals in Q2
Pendlebury contributed with 20 disposals, 6 marks, 4 tackles and booted 2.0.
Essendon Player Reports
Starting forward on Shaw... rotated through midfield with good effect
Welsh contributed with 20 disposals, 10 grabs and 6 tackles.
Matched up with Lockyer early... 10 possessions at half time
Watson contributed with 22 disposals, 4 marks and 5 tackles.
Beating Fraser in the air and breaking even on the ground
Hille contributed with 18 touches, 6 marks, 4 tackles, 21 hit outs and kicked 0.2.
Played outside forward 50 most of the game... kicked 2.0
Lloyd contributed with 16 disposals, 7 marks, kicked 3.1 and 2 frees against.
Tagging Burns but getting a fair bit of it himself
Peverill contributed with 32 possessions, 7 grabs, 4 tackles and managed 1.0.
Two goals to add to his solid possession count
McVeigh contributed with 21 touches, 4 marks, 5 tackles, kicked 2.2 and 2 frees against.
Stood by O'Brien... three goals in first half
Lucas contributed with 17 possessions, 2 marks, 4 tackles and managed 4.0.