Player news from W3 of 2016: Essendon vs Geelong

Nick Kommer (64/-): Playing small forward… 13 possessions with 10 by hand… also 7 marks and 3 tackles

Matt Dea (52/-): Starting in defence
Dea contributed with 12 disposals, 3 grabs and 3 tackles.
Jonathan Simpkin (51/-): 15 possessions and 2 marks plus 0.1

Adam Cooney (50/-): 15 disposals and 2 tackles

Martin Gleeson (50/-): 14 possessions and 4 tackles

Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (49/-): 12 disposals and 5 tackles

Mark Baguley (48/-): 10 possessions and 3 marks plus 3 tackles

Will Hams (46/-): 13 touches and 2 marks plus 2 tackles… 0.1 as well

Jackson Merrett (45/-): 0.1 from 13 disposals and 3 marks

Kyle Langford (45/-): 11 touches and 2 marks plus 6 tackles… not helped by 4 FA

Orazio Fantasia (41/-): 12 possessions and 2 marks plus 2 tackles

Conor McKenna (39/-): 11 possessions and 2 marks plus 2 tackles

Jake Long (38/-): 8 touches with 6 by hand… also 3 tackles… and booted 1.1

Mitch W. Brown (36/-): On the resting ruck which is mostly Smith
Brown contributed with 9 disposals, 2 marks, 2 tackles and booted 0.1.
Craig Bird (35/-): 10 possessions and 2 tackles

Courtenay Dempsey (34/-): Starting deep in defence
Dempsey added 7 possessions and booted 1.0.
Michael Hartley (34/-): Hawkins is his man
Hartley contributed with 6 disposals, 2 grabs and 3 tackles.
Sam Michael (27/-): 6 possessions and 3 tackles

Alex Morgan (27/-): 5 disposals and 2 marks with 2 tackles

Mark Jamar (25/-): 14 hit outs with 6 possessions… gave away 4 FA

Shaun McKernan (25/-): Starting deep forward on Taylor… 5 possessions with 4 by foot… also 4 marks… not helped by 3 FA. Right ankle twisted after landing in ruck in Q3 but returned later in the quarter after restrapping.
McKernan also had 4 taps.
Jayden Laverde (23/-): Left ankle injury in Q3 kicking around the body of Cockatoo… iced up… 7 disposals with 5 by hand. Started forward but switched to defence after HT.

Jason Ashby (20/-): 5 touches

Sam Grimley (18/-): Starting forward on Lonergan
Grimley contributed with 2 touches, 2 marks and booted 1.0.
Patrick Ambrose (18/-): Starting in defence
Ambrose also had 6 touches.
Shaun Edwards (11/-): Third tall forward on Henderson
Edwards added 1 touches and 2 tackles.
Patrick Dangerfield (98/-): 24 possessions and 7 tackles plus 1.1

Mitch Duncan (87/-): 21 disposals including 15 kicks… also 6 marks and 3 tackles… and booted 1.1… conceded 3 FA

Tom Hawkins (81/-): Hartley on him… 2.3 from 14 touches and 8 marks plus 2 tackles

Josh Caddy (75/-): First goal… starting forward… 15 touches and 5 marks plus 2 tackles… 2.1 as well

Harry Taylor (69/-): Standing McKernan
Taylor contributed with 13 touches, 9 grabs and 2 tackles.
Jake Kolodjashnij (68/-): 8 marks and 16 touches

Tom Ruggles (66/-): 15 possessions including 14 kicks… also 7 marks

Corey Enright (63/-): 14 touches including 11 kicks… also 9 marks

Cameron Guthrie (62/-): 18 disposals and 2 tackles plus 1.0… aided by 3FF

Zac Smith (61/-): Starting forward on Brown… 14 possessions and 3 marks plus 1.0… aided by 3FF
Smith also had 8 hit outs.
Mark Blicavs (61/-): 17 disposals and 5 marks
Blicavs also had 5 ruck taps.
Nathan Vardy (55/-): 4.0 from 6 disposals and 2 marks… helped out by 3FF

Darcy Lang (53/-): 1.0 from 12 touches and 4 marks

Jimmy Bartel (52/-): 14 possessions and 4 marks plus 2 tackles

Josh Cowan (52/-): 10 disposals including 8 kicks… also 5 marks and 3 tackles

Rhys Stanley (50/-): Starting in ruck… 7 disposals and 3 marks plus 1.0
Stanley also had 12 hit outs.
Steven Motlop (49/-): Playing small forward… 13 touches and 2 marks plus 4 tackles

Lachie Henderson (47/-): In defence on Edwards
Henderson added 12 possessions and 5 marks.
Cory Gregson (42/-): 1.0 from 10 possessions and 2 marks plus 2 tackles

Nakia Cockatoo (40/-): 1.0 from 8 touches and 3 tackles

George Horlin-Smith (39/-): 10 disposals and 3 marks with 3 tackles

Jackson Thurlow (39/-): Stretchered off in Q3 after his right knee buckled under him under little physical pressure… looked suspiciously like a long term injury… 3 marks and 11 touches. Playing halfback.

Lincoln McCarthy (30/-): 0.1 from 5 touches and 4 tackles

Jordan Murdoch (30/-): 7 disposals and 5 marks

Shane Kersten (26/-): 1.0 from 4 possessions and 2 tackles

Tom Lonergan (5/-): Lower right leg iced up in Q2 after an injury… 2 possessions. Has Grimley.

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