Player news from R15 of 2015: Essendon vs Melbourne

Brent Stanton (114/116): 30 touches and 4 marks plus 4 tackles… 1.0 as well

Michael Hurley (99/123): Has the key job on Hogan… 24 disposals including 21 kicks… also 9 marks and 2 tackles… and booted 0.1

Dyson Heppell (94/112): Tagged by Viney… 19 disposals and 7 tackles plus 1.0… umps paid him 4FF
Heppell also had 5 taps.
Joe Daniher (93/127): McDonald manning him then Dunn… 5.0 from 13 disposals and 6 marks with 3 tackles
Daniher also had 4 ruck taps.
Brendon Goddard (89/105): Playing through the middle this week… Tagged by Cross throughout the second term and then Vince… 29 disposals and 4 tackles

Mark Baguley (86/101): Taking the resting mid mainly Brayshaw… 18 disposals including 13 kicks… also 5 marks and 5 tackles

Jackson Merrett (84/73): Jetta keeping him company… 19 possessions and 4 marks plus 6 tackles

Zach Merrett (84/88): 21 disposals and 8 tackles

James Gwilt (81/89): On Dawes
Gwilt contributed with 23 disposals, 5 marks and managed 0.1.
Nick O’Brien (75/87): Tagging Jones… 19 disposals and 3 marks with 5 tackles… 0.1 as well

Shaun McKernan (67/69): 18 touches and 3 marks… conceded 3 FA
McKernan also had 20 hit outs.
Ben Howlett (66/73): 1.0 from 10 disposals and 2 marks with 7 tackles

Michael Hibberd (65/80): Playing off the wing most of the first half… 6 marks and 16 disposals. Then took Howe midway through the second term.

Cale Hooker (64/85): Starting forward… Dunn on him then Garland… 18 disposals including 13 kicks… also 6 marks… and scored 0.3… conceded 4 FA. Switched to defence late in the first term.

Shaun Edwards (62/56): Late inclusion for Heath Hocking
Edwards contributed with 9 disposals, 2 marks, 5 tackles and kicked 2.0.
Patrick Ambrose (58/47): Garland on him then Lumumba… 9 possessions including 6 handballs… also 8 tackles
Ambrose also had 2 ruck taps.
Martin Gleeson (55/73): Running with Garlett… 16 touches and 3 marks plus 2 tackles

David Zaharakis (54/53): 13 touches and 5 tackles

Ariel Steinberg (34/47): On Howe then took Dawes… 3 marks and 12 possessions… not helped by 3 FA

Jason Ashby (34/42): Late inclusion for Jake Melsham… On early in the second term… 7 touches with 6 by hand… also 4 tackles. Started as sub.

Jayden Laverde (33/35): First game… Playing forward… Has a number of opponents rotating through him… 6 disposals including 4 handballs… also 4 tackles
Laverde also had 2 marks.
Alex Browne (30/24): Concussed early in the second term… 6 touches and 4 marks. Early in the second term.

Max Gawn (146/150): 58 hit outs… also 19 disposals and 6 marks with 4 tackles… 0.1 as well… umps paid him 3FF

Tom McDonald (113/141): Has the key job on Daniher… Switched forward early in the fourth
McDonald contributed with 28 possessions, 6 marks and managed 1.2.
Bernie Vince (110/92): Tagging Goddard after HT
Vince contributed with 35 touches, 3 tackles and managed 0.2.
Nathan Jones (104/97): Tagged by O’Brien… 25 disposals and 4 marks with 7 tackles… 0.1 as well

Aaron Vandenberg (83/97): 18 possessions and 3 marks plus 5 tackles… 1.1 as well

Jeremy Howe (76/76): Steinberg standing him then Hibberd… Switched to defence early in the fourth… 14 disposals and 5 marks with 4 tackles… 1.1 as well. Injured ankle in an innocuous incident in the third term.

Dom Tyson (73/76): First goal… 18 possessions and 2 marks plus 5 tackles… 1.0 as well

Jeff Garlett (71/70): Gleeson minding him… 1.2 from 9 disposals and 9 tackles

Colin Garland (64/63): Responsible for Ambrose then Hooker late
Garland contributed with 13 possessions, 6 marks and 4 tackles.
Jack Watts (62/73): Knee soreness early in the second term
Watts contributed with 16 disposals, 3 marks, 3 tackles and 2 taps.
Jesse Hogan (60/76): Hurley on him… Booted 1.0 from 6 grabs and 13 possessions. Left ankle injury late in the third term.

Heritier Lumumba (59/77): Following the high half forward up the ground mainly Z.Merrett then took Ambrose
Lumumba contributed with 12 disposals, 3 marks and 4 tackles.
Jack Viney (55/48): Tagging Heppell… 11 disposals and 2 marks with 7 tackles… 0.1 as well… not helped by 3 FA

Daniel Cross (54/72): Tagging Goddard after QT… 19 touches and 3 marks

Neville Jetta (52/64): Running with J.Merrett… 13 touches and 4 marks plus 1.0

Chris Dawes (49/46): Gwilt following him then Steinberg… 0.3 from 11 disposals and 4 marks
Dawes also had 8 hit outs.
Angus Brayshaw (43/45): Baguley running with him when forward… 11 disposals including 8 kicks… also 3 tackles

Alex Neal-Bullen (42/50): 8 disposals including 7 handballs… also 6 tackles

Lynden Dunn (40/91): Largely responsible for Hooker then took Daniher… 7 possessions and 5 tackles. Limping with a knee injury early in the first term.

Billy Stretch (34/34): 8 touches including 6 handballs… also 4 tackles

James Harmes (31/38): First game… Largely playing forward… Has a number of opponents rotating through him… 9 possessions and 3 tackles plus 0.1. Subbed late in the third term.

Jay Kennedy-Harris (17/18): On late in the third term… 2 tackles. Started as sub.
Kennedy-Harris also had 2 possessions.

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