Melbourne Player Reports
Engineered the Demon win with his effort in ruck late... 15 touches and 4 tackles plus 1.0. Starting forward on Dunn... that did not work so he went into ruck in Q3.
McDonald also had 2 ruck taps.
Back/hip soreness in Q1... kicked the winner late in Q4... 3.2 from 13 touches and 3 marks plus 5 tackles. Starting at CHF on Howe.
Left elbow knock in Q1... strapped for Q2... 11 possessions and 2 marks plus 3 tackles... 2.1 as well. Playing an outside game.
Starting at half back with Greenwood keeping him honest
Hibberd also had 21 disposals.
First ruck... then shifted forward on Dunn in Q3
Pedersen contributed with 13 disposals, 4 marks, 5 tackles, 12 hit outs and managed 1.0.
Playing a FP role with Langdon usually on him
Garlett contributed with 13 disposals, 3 grabs, 3 tackles and kicked 2.0.
Floating off a HBF with Crisp on him
Salem contributed with 23 possessions, 5 marks and 5 tackles.
Starting forward on Scharenberg
Hannan contributed with 15 touches, 3 tackles and kicked 1.1.
Starting at half back on Fasolo
Vince contributed with 17 touches, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
Leading the inside midfield
Jones contributed with 23 touches, 4 marks, 12 tackles and booted 0.1.
Starting at FB on Moore
Frost added 11 possessions and 2 marks.
Playing inside midfield
Oliver contributed with 26 possessions, 5 marks and 5 tackles.
Doing jobs in midfield
Viney contributed with 25 touches, 4 marks, 7 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Matched up on De Goey
McDonald added 18 touches and 4 marks.
Rotating in midfield
Lewis contributed with 14 touches, 2 grabs and 2 tackles.
Running from defence
Hunt contributed with 21 possessions, 2 grabs, 3 tackles and managed 0.1.
Melksham contributed with 10 disposals, 2 grabs, 4 tackles and 1.0.
Playing in defence
Jetta added 10 possessions and 4 tackles.
Playing a HFF role
Petracca contributed with 18 possessions, 7 grabs and 3.2 on the scoreboard.
Harmes contributed with 14 possessions, 3 marks, 4 tackles and 1.0.
Tyson contributed with 25 possessions, 2 marks and 4 tackles.
Neal-Bullen contributed with 22 touches, 2 grabs and 6 tackles.
Collingwood Player Reports
Smashed in the torso by Hannan in Q4 leaving him sore... 21 disposals and 6 marks with 2 tackles... gave away 3 FA. At FB on Tom McDonald... smashed him then got Pedersen in Q3.
First goal... 12 possessions and 5 marks plus 3 tackles... 2.2 as well... gave away 3 FA. Playing a forward role on Hibberd.
Tagged by Melksham... 22 possessions and 4 marks plus 13 tackles... 0.1 as well. Leading the inside midfield.
Pendlebury also had 3 ruck taps.
First game... 16 disposals with 13 by hand... also 2 tackles. Starting forward with stints in midfield.
Burned the ball a fair bit today... 26 touches and 2 marks plus 2 tackles. Playing pure midfield today.
No touches in Q1... 2.0 from 10 touches and 5 marks plus 5 tackles. Playing forward on Vince.
Given an on-ball role today with not as much time forward
Broomhead contributed with 23 possessions, 2 marks, 5 tackles and managed 0.1.
Jordan De Goey
Has to play tall forward with Frost on him
De Goey contributed with 18 possessions, 8 marks and booted 2.0.
In defence mostly on Garlett
Langdon contributed with 10 possessions, 3 marks and 3 tackles.
Running through midfield
Phillips contributed with 18 touches, 3 marks, 3 tackles and managed 2.0.
Playing an outside game
Aish contributed with 22 touches, 8 marks, 4 tackles and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Responsible for Hannan
Scharenberg added 19 possessions and 6 marks.
Starting deep forward
Crocker contributed with 12 disposals, 7 grabs, 6 tackles and booted 1.0.
Starting at half back
Maynard added 23 disposals and 10 grabs.
Playing in the middle
Treloar contributed with 28 possessions, 4 marks, 6 tackles and 1.1 on the scoreboard.
Playing CHB on Watts
Howe contributed with 22 touches, 10 marks and 3 tackles.
Starting in defence
Smith added 12 possessions and 2 grabs.
Starting on Salem
Crisp contributed with 16 possessions, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Starting on a HFF
Hoskin-Elliott contributed with 18 possessions, 6 grabs and 2 tackles.
Coming off a wing
Sidebottom contributed with 32 touches, 8 marks, 4 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
At FF on Frost
Moore contributed with 7 possessions, 4 grabs, 4 tackles, 9 hit outs, kicked 2.0 and 3 frees against.
Grundy contributed with 19 possessions, 4 marks, 11 tackles and 53 taps.