Player news from W3 of 2015: Geelong vs Adelaide

Jimmy Bartel (111/-): Playing midfield… anyone without him in their forward line this year will be sorry at this rate… 26 touches and 6 marks plus 8 tackles

Mitchell Clark (109/-): At FF on Hartigan… three goals in Q1 as he managed to get away from Hartigan for all of them… 6.0 from 17 possessions and 6 marks… umps paid him 3FF
Clark also had 5 hit outs.
Andrew Mackie (101/-): Loose in defence to begin
Mackie contributed with 23 touches, 8 grabs and 4 tackles.
Harry Taylor (97/-): Lynch is his man
Taylor contributed with 24 possessions, 11 grabs and booted 0.1.
Josh Caddy (90/-): Starting forward… 21 possessions and 4 marks plus 6 tackles… 1.0 as well

Tom Lonergan (81/-): On Walker
Lonergan contributed with 16 disposals, 9 marks and 2 tackles.
Joel Selwood (79/-): Head to head with Sloane… 21 touches and 5 marks plus 5 tackles… gave away 3 FA

Steven Motlop (79/-): First goal… Brown on him… 1.1 from 17 touches and 8 marks

Mitch Duncan (71/-): 24 touches and 3 marks

George Horlin-Smith (71/-): 15 possessions and 4 marks plus 4 tackles… 1.0 as well

Nakia Cockatoo (68/-): Added a supergoal in Q4… 1.0 from 15 possessions and 7 marks plus 2 tackles. Matched up on Kelly.

Mathew Stokes (59/-): His hard running off the ball was a highlight especially early… 20 possessions and 4 marks

Mark Blicavs (54/-): Supporting Simpson in ruck… 8 hit outs… also 13 disposals and 4 marks

Billie Smedts (53/-): Guarding space at half back to start… getting a lot of work as the Cats rebound via the flanks then go central… but manned up Dangerfield late and was well beaten… 1.0 from 14 possessions and 6 marks… gave away 3 FA

Jared Rivers (50/-): Standing Jenkins… 6 marks and 12 possessions

Cameron Guthrie (50/-): Often found playing defensively on Smith… 13 touches and 4 tackles plus 0.1

James Kelly (35/-): Playing midfield… 3 marks and 10 disposals. Subbed off at HT for Gregson.

Sam Blease (33/-): 0.1 from 10 disposals and 2 marks

Darcy Lang (31/-): 6 possessions and 3 tackles

Tom Hawkins (29/-): At CHF on Talia… 1.0 from 8 touches

Dawson Simpson (27/-): First ruck again today with support from Blicavs… 18 hit outs… also 5 disposals and 2 tackles… gave away 3 FA

Jordan Murdoch (26/-): 7 possessions and 2 tackles

Cory Gregson (26/-): On after HT for Kelly… 9 possessions. Started as one of two subs.

Shane Kersten (19/-): On after HT for Enright… 3 possessions and 2 marks. Started as one of two subs.

Jed Bews (18/-): Minding Betts… 7 possessions including 5 handballs… also 2 marks… and scored 0.1… not helped by 3 FA

Corey Enright (7/-): Cameron is his man… 3 possessions. Subbed off at HT for Kersten.

Patrick Dangerfield (96/-): Quiet Q1 but lifted after a yarn with the coach at QT… copped a knee to the groin in Q4 leaving him very sore… spent most of Q4 up forward on Smedts… 20 touches and 4 marks plus 4 tackles… 2.1 as well… helped out by 5FF

Brad Crouch (89/-): 23 touches and 3 marks plus 6 tackles

Rory Laird (82/-): 18 disposals and 6 marks with 4 tackles

Tom T. Lynch (76/-): Taylor on him… 2.1 from 16 touches and 4 marks plus 2 tackles

Cameron Ellis-Yolmen (70/-): The sort of game that stamps him as an exotic scoring specialist with 12 contested… 23 disposals with 17 by hand… also 3 marks and 2 tackles… and scored 0.1

Rory Sloane (65/-): Head to head with Selwood… 15 touches and 2 marks plus 4 tackles… 1.0 as well

Eddie Betts (64/-): Bews on him… 1.1 from 11 disposals and 3 marks with 4 tackles

Nathan van Berlo (63/-): 14 disposals including 13 kicks… also 6 marks

Taylor Walker (55/-): Lonergan on him… 1.1 from 14 possessions and 5 marks… not helped by 3 FA

Brodie Smith (55/-): Often matched up on Guthrie… 16 possessions and 2 tackles plus 0.1

Matthew Wright (49/-): Starting across half forward trying to man up the Geelong rebounders… 0.1 from 14 touches and 4 marks

Daniel Talia (45/-): Hawkins is his man… 6 marks and 10 disposals

Jarryd Lyons (45/-): 16 disposals

Josh Jenkins (45/-): At FF on Rivers… 1.1 from 6 possessions and 4 tackles
Jenkins also had 3 taps.
Richard Douglas (44/-): 11 disposals and 4 tackles

Luke Brown (43/-): Responsible for Motlop… 3 marks and 13 disposals

Sam Jacobs (42/-): Playing second ruck today as the coach tries him out up forward and in defence… 16 hit outs… also 7 disposals and 3 marks

Jake Kelly (34/-): Matched up on Cockatoo… 3 marks and 12 touches
Kelly also had 3 frees against.
Brodie Martin (33/-): On after HT for Mackay… 7 possessions and 1.1. Started as one of two subs.

James Podsiadly (31/-): Loose man in defence… 8 possessions including 7 kicks

Reilly O’Brien (30/-): Playing first ruck today with Jacobs in support… 4 touches and 2 tackles… helped out by 3FF
O’Brien also had 9 taps.
Kyle Cheney (25/-): 7 possessions

Mitch Grigg (25/-): On after HT for Cameron… 8 possessions with 6 by foot. Started as one of two subs.

David Mackay (20/-): Subbed off at HT for Martin
Mackay also had 6 disposals.
Kyle Hartigan (10/-): Has Clark… let him get away with three goals in Q1… 2 possessions

Charlie Cameron (9/-): Starting deep forward on Enright… 2 disposals. Subbed off at HT for Grigg.

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