Player news from R15 of 2016: West Coast vs Essendon

Andrew Gaff (131/120): Coming off a wing
Gaff contributed with 35 possessions, 6 grabs, 2 tackles and 2.1.
Mark Hutchings (115/105): Playing inside midfield
Hutchings contributed with 18 possessions, 6 marks, 8 tackles and kicked 3.0.
Chris Masten (111/107): Playing outside midfield
Masten contributed with 33 touches, 8 grabs and 2 tackles.
Matt Priddis (103/118): Leading the inside midfield group
Priddis contributed with 24 possessions, 2 marks, 10 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Luke Shuey (103/108): Playing inside midfield
Shuey contributed with 27 touches, 4 marks, 4 tackles and booted 1.0.
Mark LeCras (93/79): Starting on a HFF against Dempsey
LeCras contributed with 17 disposals, 8 grabs, 5 tackles and kicked 1.1.
Scott Lycett (90/98): Did much better in the second half after Jamar got injured and Leuenberger picked up a knock… 28 hit outs… also 18 possessions and 3 marks… and scored 0.1… umps paid him 3FF. First ruck.

Shannon Hurn (89/98): Loose at halfback
Hurn contributed with 25 touches, 5 marks and 2 tackles.
Jamie Cripps (87/79): All his goals in Q4 junk time… 2.0 from 14 touches and 5 marks plus 6 tackles. Starting forward.

Elliot Yeo (84/79): Playing midfield
Yeo contributed with 20 disposals, 5 grabs, 4 tackles, 3 hit outs and booted 1.0.
Patrick McGinnity (83/98): Much of his scoring in late garbage time… 14 possessions and 4 marks plus 4 tackles… 4.1 as well. Playing a HFF role.
McGinnity also had 3 free kicks given away.
Jeremy McGovern (79/104): In defence on Jamar
McGovern contributed with 19 disposals, 8 marks, 3 hit outs and kicked 0.1.
Brad Sheppard (73/54): Starting in defence
Sheppard contributed with 13 touches, 9 marks and 3 tackles.
Jack Darling (72/78): Starting forward on Dea
Darling contributed with 11 touches, 6 grabs, 3 tackles and kicked 2.1.
Sharrod Wellingham (71/59): Running off halfback
Wellingham added 21 possessions and 5 grabs.
Will Schofield (67/58): At FB on Daniher
Schofield contributed with 15 disposals, 9 marks and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Jackson Nelson (60/55): Tagging Zaharakis
Nelson contributed with 14 possessions, 3 marks and 4 tackles.
Mitch Brown (56/46): Starting forward on Gwilt
Brown contributed with 13 possessions, 4 marks, 6 hit outs and booted 0.1.
Lewis Jetta (55/52): Playing outside midfield
Jetta contributed with 15 touches, 3 grabs and kicked 0.1.
Tom Barrass (54/66): Ill in Q2 after a Zaharakis punch to the stomach… 14 disposals with 11 by foot… also 5 marks. Brown is his man.

Josh J. Kennedy (53/75): At FF on Hartley
Kennedy contributed with 9 possessions, 3 grabs and kicked 3.1.
Sam Butler (52/45): Starting at halfback
Butler added 13 touches and 5 marks.
Zach Merrett (123/115): Playing inside midfield
Merrett contributed with 24 possessions, 4 grabs and 11 tackles.
James Kelly (119/103): Playing midfield
Kelly contributed with 29 possessions, 4 grabs, 7 tackles and kicked 0.2.
Craig Bird (113/112): Playing a HFF role
Bird contributed with 26 disposals, 5 grabs and 8 tackles.
Brendon Goddard (99/93): Roaming everywhere as usual
Goddard contributed with 22 touches, 3 marks, 7 tackles, 7 taps and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Jackson Merrett (95/90): Starting forward
Merrett contributed with 23 possessions, 6 grabs, 4 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Joe Daniher (86/78): Playing FF on Schofield
Daniher contributed with 14 disposals, 6 marks, 6 taps and 3.1 on the scoreboard.
James Gwilt (81/77): Takes Brown
Gwilt added 21 possessions and 7 marks.
Martin Gleeson (76/86): Running off halfback
Gleeson contributed with 19 disposals, 6 marks and 3 tackles.
Matt Dea (65/73): In defence on Darling
Dea added 16 touches and 8 marks.
Adam Cooney (60/50): Playing in midfield
Cooney contributed with 13 possessions, 4 marks and 4 tackles.
Courtenay Dempsey (60/68): Starting at halfback on LeCras
Dempsey contributed with 15 possessions, 4 grabs and booted 1.0.
Matthew Leuenberger (52/59): Knee knock in Q3 but soldiered on with Jamar already out… 31 hit outs… also 5 disposals and 2 marks with 2 tackles… 0.1 as well. First ruck with support from Jamar.

David Zaharakis (50/50): Tagged by Nelson… 15 disposals and 3 tackles. A punch to the guts of Barrass in Q2 will be looked at.

Orazio Fantasia (50/44): Starting at half forward
Fantasia contributed with 12 touches, 3 grabs, 3 tackles and kicked 1.1.
Mathew Stokes (49/32): Starting forward
Stokes contributed with 8 touches, 5 marks and 3 tackles.
Darcy Parish (48/51): Playing in midfield
Parish added 13 disposals and 4 tackles.
Mitch W. Brown (47/52): First goal… 9 possessions and 4 marks plus 1.1. Starting deep forward on Barrass.

Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (45/38): Starting in defence
McDonald-Tipungwuti contributed with 10 touches, 2 grabs and 3 tackles.
Will Hams (39/42): Starting deep forward
Hams contributed with 8 touches, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Jason Ashby (34/35): In defence
Ashby added 10 touches and 3 tackles.
Mark Jamar (32/36): Starting forward on McGovern with stints in ruck… left hamstring iced up in Q3… 9 hit outs… also 4 possessions and 4 marks. Reported for striking McGovern with a forearm in Q3.

Michael Hartley (25/48): The big job on Kennedy
Hartley added 7 touches and 4 marks.

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