m Player news from R7 of 2015: Essendon vs North Melbourne – FanFooty

Player news from R7 of 2015: Essendon vs North Melbourne

Dyson Heppell (125/121): 29 touches with 21 by foot… also 6 marks and 5 tackles… and kicked 1.3

Jobe Watson (102/97): Spending extended minutes forward early… Had a massive Q1 with 8 touches and 2 majors… 19 touches and 5 marks plus 5 tackles… 2.0 as well
Watson also had 5 taps.
Brendon Goddard (101/114): 1.1 from 27 possessions and 2 marks plus 4 tackles

Michael Hurley (96/113): Lining up on Waite
Hurley added 23 possessions and 10 marks.
Patrick Ambrose (83/82): Firrito minding him… 2.0 from 15 touches and 4 marks plus 6 tackles

Travis Colyer (79/70): First goal… 2.0 from 15 possessions and 4 marks plus 4 tackles

Jake Melksham (76/59): 15 touches with 11 by foot… also 8 marks and 2 tackles… and scored 1.0

Brent Stanton (73/62): 17 disposals and 2 marks with 7 tackles

Dustin Fletcher (69/102): Minding Brown… 16 possessions and 7 marks plus 0.1

Zach Merrett (68/73): 0.1 from 16 disposals and 3 marks with 6 tackles

Courtenay Dempsey (60/60): Largely responsible for Higgins… 17 touches and 3 tackles plus 0.1. Hamstring soreness early in the second term.

Cale Hooker (56/62): Standing Petrie… 12 possessions and 6 marks plus 2 tackles

Jackson Merrett (56/58): Wright on him when forward… 12 disposals and 2 marks with 5 tackles
Merrett also had managed 1.0.
Martin Gleeson (56/48): Spending time on the wing and at half back… 12 possessions and 5 marks plus 2 tackles… 0.1 as well

Michael Hibberd (55/75): Spending time on Thomas and Nahas… 2 marks and 17 touches

Shaun McKernan (54/61): Tarrant following him… 12 possessions and 5 marks. Late replacement for Jake Carlisle.
McKernan also had 10 hit outs.
Ben Howlett (48/56): On at HT… Head to head with Cunnington. Started as a sub.
Howlett added 7 possessions and 6 tackles.
Tom Bellchambers (47/66): 1.0 from 8 possessions and 2 marks
Bellchambers also had 16 hit outs.
Mark Baguley (47/60): Running with Thomas… 12 touches and 3 marks plus 4 tackles… gave away 3 FA

Jason Ashby (38/29): 7 possessions and 3 marks plus 4 tackles

Joe Daniher (29/56): Thompson manning him… 1.2 from 7 touches and 2 marks plus 2 tackles… helped out by 3FF… gave away 5 FA

Kyle Langford (2/3): 2nd game… Jacobs on him… Copped a big hit from Tarrant running back with the flight in Q1. Subbed at HT.
Langford also had 1 disposals.
Jack Ziebell (118/116): Huge second term with 10 touches and a goal… 29 disposals with 26 by foot… also 5 marks… and kicked 2.2
Ziebell also had 2 taps.
Drew Petrie (114/116): Hooker minding him… 2.0 from 19 disposals and 12 marks with 4 tackles. Switched back early in the fourth.

Lachlan Hansen (109/106): Playing as the spare man in defence… 24 disposals and 14 marks plus 0.1

Ben Cunnington (108/110): Head to head with Howlett after HT… 26 touches and 8 marks plus 3 tackles… 1.1 as well
Cunnington also had 3 hit outs.
Sam Gibson (104/117): 25 touches including 19 kicks… also 9 marks… and scored 1.1

Andrew Swallow (97/90): Right hand soreness early in the first
Swallow added 19 possessions and 11 tackles.
Jarrad Waite (91/99): Hurley responsible for him… 2.2 from 15 touches and 7 marks plus 3 tackles. Reported for late and high contact on Z.Merrett in the third.

Ryan Bastinac (86/87): 19 disposals and 5 marks with 6 tackles

Shaun Higgins (81/91): Dempsey manning him… 18 possessions and 5 marks plus 4 tackles… 1.2 as well

Robbie Tarrant (79/78): Has the job on McKernan… 16 possessions with 13 by foot… also 7 marks and 3 tackles

Brent Harvey (73/99): 1.0 from 20 possessions and 3 marks plus 3 tackles

Todd Goldstein (70/98): 38 hit outs… also 8 disposals and 2 tackles… not helped by 3 FA
Goldstein also had 3 grabs.
Robbie Nahas (68/68): Hibberd and Baguley keeping him company… 1.1 from 16 disposals and 4 marks with 2 tackles

Lindsay Thomas (68/80): Baguley and Hibberd attempting to curb his influence… 2.3 from 14 disposals and 3 marks… umps paid him 3FF

Ben Jacobs (68/58): On Langford then took the resting mid
Jacobs contributed with 20 possessions, 9 marks and 3 free kicks given away.
Sam Wright (65/75): Largely responsible for J.Merrett… 5 marks and 19 disposals

Luke McDonald (57/48): 14 touches and 2 marks plus 4 tackles

Jamie Macmillan (53/51): 5 marks and 13 disposals

Scott D. Thompson (51/67): Standing Daniher… 10 possessions and 2 marks plus 6 tackles

Michael Firrito (48/50): Following Ambrose… 12 possessions and 3 marks plus 2 tackles

Ben Brown (28/37): Fletcher standing him… Left hamstring injury midway through the third… 7 possessions and 3 marks. Subbed midway through the third.

Shaun Atley (25/35): On midway through the third… 9 touches. Started as a sub.

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