Player news from R1 of 2016: Melbourne vs Western Sydney

Jack Viney (115/99): The only four quarter performer for the Demons… 32 touches and 5 marks plus 6 tackles… aided by 4FF

Jesse Hogan (99/103): His second half goals were the difference… 3.0 from 17 possessions and 6 marks plus 3 tackles… helped out by 3FF. Davis on him.

Jack Watts (88/90): Second tall forward on Marchbank… 18 disposals including 14 kicks… also 10 marks… and booted 1.1. Corked knee in Q2.

Tom McDonald (86/103): Has Stewart… 22 touches including 17 kicks… also 8 marks. Left shoulder knock in Q3.

Nathan Jones (85/84): 27 disposals and 3 marks with 4 tackles… 0.1 as well… conceded 3 FA

Bernie Vince (85/99): 21 touches with 17 by foot… also 3 marks and 3 tackles… and booted 1.0… aided by 5FF

Matt Jones (80/84): Playing small forward… 21 disposals and 6 marks with 3 tackles

Max Gawn (78/93): 14 possessions and 4 marks plus 2 tackles… 0.1 as well… umps paid him 3FF
Gawn also had 26 hit outs.
Ben Kennedy (77/108): 1.1 from 21 touches and 4 marks

Neville Jetta (70/67): Coming off halfback
Jetta contributed with 15 touches, 4 marks and 5 tackles.
Jeff Garlett (68/70): Playing small forward… 2.0 from 12 touches and 3 marks plus 5 tackles

Dean Kent (68/72): 13 possessions with 11 by foot… also 5 marks and 3 tackles… and kicked 1.0

Christian Salem (67/65): Starting at halfback
Salem contributed with 15 possessions, 5 grabs and 2 tackles.
Aaron Vandenberg (67/66): 17 possessions and 3 marks plus 2.0

Dom Tyson (65/58): 17 touches and 5 marks plus 2 tackles

Colin Garland (63/54): Lobb is his man
Garland contributed with 11 touches, 8 marks and 3 tackles.
Clayton Oliver (61/70): Fabulous first half but ran out of petrol tickets after that… 22 disposals including 17 handballs… also 2 marks and 2 tackles

Cameron Pedersen (56/57): Starting forward on Corr
Pedersen contributed with 12 possessions, 4 marks and 4 tackles.
Tomas Bugg (42/39): Starting on a wing… 13 touches and 3 tackles

James Harmes (33/46): 8 disposals and 2 marks plus 1.0

Oscar McDonald (31/30): Tomlinson is his man… 11 touches with 8 by hand… also 3 marks. Left ankle knock in Q3.

Sam Frost (25/16): 7 possessions and 4 marks plus 0.1

Callan Ward (110/134): 28 disposals and 6 marks plus 2.2
Ward also had 2 hit outs.
Heath Shaw (109/84): 30 touches with 25 by foot… also 7 marks and 2 tackles

Tom Scully (100/88): First goal… 27 possessions including 19 kicks… also 6 marks… and scored 1.1

Steve Johnson (93/90): 2.2 from 23 disposals and 4 marks with 3 tackles

Dylan Shiel (88/96): 29 touches and 4 marks plus 2 tackles

Nathan Wilson (88/83): In defence
Wilson added 22 possessions and 6 grabs.
Lachie Whitfield (82/71): 22 disposals and 5 marks with 3 tackles… 0.1 as well

Rory Lobb (77/97): Starting forward on Garland
Lobb contributed with 15 touches, 7 marks, 2 tackles and 2.3 on the scoreboard.
Devon Smith (72/69): Starting at hafl forward… 1.2 from 16 touches and 5 marks plus 2 tackles

Adam Kennedy (71/53): Playing small defender
Kennedy contributed with 16 possessions, 5 marks and 3 tackles.
Josh Kelly (67/77): 18 possessions and 3 marks plus 3 tackles

Caleb Marchbank (66/91): Has Watts
Marchbank contributed with 15 possessions, 4 grabs, 4 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Phil Davis (63/90): Hogan is his man
Davis contributed with 15 possessions, 6 grabs and 3 tackles.
Ryan Griffen (62/76): 15 disposals including 11 handballs… also 5 tackles and 2 marks… and kicked 0.1

Toby Greene (56/48): Very little involvement in a hardfought contest… 12 touches with 9 by foot… also 3 marks and 3 tackles… and kicked 1.1. Right knee knock in Q4.

Shane Mumford (52/65): 11 touches with 10 by hand… also 3 marks and 3 tackles… gave away 6 FA
Mumford also had 25 hit outs.
Rhys Palmer (48/61): Starting at half forward… 15 possessions and 3 marks

Jack Steele (47/47): 11 possessions and 3 marks plus 2 tackles… 1.0 as well

Matthew Buntine (40/51): Rotating on opponents in defence
Buntine added 10 disposals and 3 grabs.
Adam Tomlinson (38/42): Up forward on Oscar McDonald
Tomlinson contributed with 9 disposals, 4 marks and kicked 0.1.
Aidan Corr (37/52): On Pedersen
Corr contributed with 8 disposals, 4 grabs and 2 tackles.
James Stewart (15/10): Starting at FF on Tom McDonald
Stewart contributed with 4 touches, 2 grabs and 0.1.

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