Player news from EF of 2014: North Melbourne vs Essendon

Levi Greenwood (133): Reported in Q3 for rough conduct when he went in with his feet for a ground ball and made contact to the head of an opponent
Greenwood contributed with 32 touches, 7 marks, 7 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Sam Gibson (120): 27 touches and 10 marks plus 3 tackles… 1.0 as well

Scott D. Thompson (115): Manning up Goddard at FB… switched to Daniher in Q3
Thompson contributed with 24 possessions, 13 marks, 2 tackles and managed 0.1.
Ben Cunnington (109): 30 disposals and 7 marks with 3 tackles… 1.0 as well

Daniel Wells (101): As if he had not had an injury layoff at all… 28 disposals and 9 marks

Nick Dal Santo (99): Tagged by Hocking… 24 possessions and 4 marks plus 4 tackles… 1.0 as well. Left shoulder knock in Q2.

Todd Goldstein (90): 39 hit outs… also 11 disposals and 7 tackles… not helped by 2 FA

Nathan Grima (88): Takes the resting ruck which is mostly Ryder
Grima contributed with 19 disposals, 10 marks and 2 tackles.
Sam Wright (88): In defence on Chapman
Wright added 23 possessions and 8 grabs.
Jamie MacMillan (81): Responsible for Stanton on a HBF
MacMillan contributed with 19 touches, 5 marks and 5 tackles.
Andrew Swallow (77): 23 touches and 5 marks plus 3 tackles… 0.1 as well

Shaun Atley (72): 21 touches including 16 kicks… also 4 marks… and booted 0.1

Ben Brown (71): In a FP on Steinberg… three majors in Q3 after a quiet first half… had Steinberg dragged off him in Q4 in favour of Hurley… Scored 4.1 from 6 grabs and 9 disposals

Aaron Black (70): Hurley on him… then got Steinberg in Q4… 12 possessions with 10 by foot… also 9 marks and 3 tackles

Drew Petrie (61): At FF on Hooker and was well beaten… thrown into ruck in Q4 in a desperation move to get him into the play… all his goals in the last five minutes… 2.2 from 11 disposals and 5 marks
Petrie also had 2 hit outs.
Lindsay Thomas (60): Baguley on him… 3.1 from 10 possessions and 2 marks plus 2 tackles

Jack Ziebell (60): 12 possessions including 10 kicks… also 3 tackles and 2 marks… and booted 1.0

Kayne Turner (53): Matched up on Winderlich up forward… 12 disposals and 3 marks with 3 tackles

Michael Firrito (46): At FB on Daniher… switched to Goddard in Q3 after Daniher got hold of him… 10 disposals and 5 marks with 3 tackles

Luke McDonald (46): Colyer is his man
McDonald contributed with 11 disposals, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Ben Jacobs (44): Not suited to finals intensity… 15 touches and 2 marks. Subbed off in Q3 for Bastinac.

Ryan Bastinac (22): On in Q3 for Jacobs… 5 kicks among 7 disposals. Started as a sub.

Dyson Heppell (117): 34 disposals and 5 marks with 2 tackles… 0.1 as well
Heppell also had 4 hit outs.
Paul Chapman (91): Starting forward on Wright… 2.1 from 22 possessions and 3 marks plus 3 tackles

Jobe Watson (91): 25 possessions and 6 marks plus 6 tackles… not helped by 3 FA

Patrick Ryder (91): Starting forward on Grima with stints in ruck as usual… 19 hit outs… also 15 possessions and 5 marks plus 3 tackles… 1.1 as well

Michael Hibberd (88): North rotating their resting mids through him
Hibberd contributed with 24 touches, 4 marks and 3 tackles.
David Myers (86): 20 disposals and 2 marks with 6 tackles… 0.1 as well
Myers also had 2 ruck taps.
Brendon Goddard (85): Started at FF on Thompson… then got Firrito in Q3… 23 touches and 5 marks plus 1.0

Brent Stanton (81): Starting on a HFF on MacMillan… 19 disposals and 3 marks with 6 tackles

Zac Merrett (81): 0.2 from 18 touches and 4 marks plus 5 tackles

Joe Daniher (77): Firrito on him… smashed him then got Thompson in Q3… 4.1 from 11 disposals and 4 marks
Daniher also had 2 tackles.
Heath Hocking (75): Tagging Dal Santo
Hocking contributed with 16 touches, 5 marks and 4 tackles.
Ben Howlett (75): 1.0 from 15 disposals and 2 marks with 7 tackles

Travis Colyer (74): In a FP on McDonald… 15 disposals with 12 by foot… also 4 marks and 2 tackles… and booted 2.0

David Zaharakis (71): 20 disposals and 2 marks with 4 tackles

Mark Baguley (70): Responsible for Thomas
Baguley contributed with 20 possessions, 2 marks and 4 tackles.
Michael Hurley (68): At CHB on Black… shifted to Brown in Q4
Hurley added 20 touches and 5 grabs.
Tom Bellchambers (58): 1.1 from 12 possessions and 4 marks
Bellchambers also had 9 hit outs.
Cale Hooker (38): At FB on Petrie
Hooker added 13 possessions and 2 tackles.
Jason Winderlich (37): Matched up on Turner down back… switched forward in Q4… 12 possessions and 3 marks. Left shoulder soreness in Q2.

Ariel Steinberg (32): In a BP on Brown… eventually dragged off him in Q4 after getting smashed… went to Black… 2 marks and 11 disposals

Martin Gleeson (17): Subbed off in Q3 for Dempsey
Gleeson added 3 disposals and 3 tackles.
Courtenay Dempsey (10): On in Q3 for Gleeson… 3 possessions. Started as a sub.

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