Player news from R15 of 2016: Melbourne vs Adelaide

Nathan Jones (131/105): Leading the Dees midfield
Jones contributed with 33 disposals, 3 grabs, 9 tackles and 1.1 on the scoreboard.
Jack Watts (120/145): Starting forward on Hartigan… switched to defence in Q3
Watts contributed with 23 touches, 8 marks, 3 tackles, 3 ruck taps and managed 3.0.
Max Gawn (100/96): First ruck
Gawn contributed with 16 touches, 2 marks, 4 tackles and 40 hit outs.
Jeff Garlett (97/92): Playing a FP role
Garlett contributed with 16 possessions, 3 marks, 5 tackles and booted 4.2.
Tom McDonald (96/75): Playing CHB on Walker
McDonald added 23 possessions and 11 grabs.
Jack Viney (94/82): Playing inside midfield
Viney contributed with 21 touches, 4 grabs and 8 tackles.
James Harmes (89/90): 24 touches and 5 marks plus 1.0

Jesse Hogan (87/82): Up forward on Lever
Hogan contributed with 18 possessions, 3 grabs, 2 tackles and 3.1 on the scoreboard.
Dom Tyson (83/82): Playing in midfield
Tyson contributed with 24 touches, 4 marks and 4 tackles.
Dean Kent (80/67): Starting forward
Kent contributed with 18 disposals, 4 marks, 5 tackles and 1.0.
Aaron Vandenberg (71/58): 17 touches including 13 handballs… also 8 tackles and 2 marks

Ben Kennedy (66/65): Starting on a HFF
Kennedy contributed with 17 touches, 3 marks and booted 1.1.
Billy Stretch (65/66): Starting on a wing
Stretch contributed with 18 possessions, 5 tackles and managed 0.1.
Jayden Hunt (65/68): Rotarting through defensive roles
Hunt contributed with 14 disposals, 3 marks, 3 tackles and 1.0.
Bernie Vince (60/62): Playing in midfield
Vince added 17 possessions and 4 grabs.
Neville Jetta (60/80): Starting in defence
Jetta added 18 possessions and 4 grabs.
Matt Jones (56/54): Seventh defender
Jones added 20 disposals and 4 grabs.
Christian Petracca (54/50): Playing a HFF role
Petracca added 17 touches and 3 tackles.
Oscar McDonald (54/57): At FB on Jenkins
McDonald contributed with 15 touches, 2 grabs and 3 tackles.
Chris Dawes (45/26): Starting forward on Talia
Dawes contributed with 9 disposals, 2 grabs, 4 tackles and 2 hit outs.
Tomas Bugg (45/51): Playing small defender
Bugg added 16 disposals and 2 tackles.
Sam Frost (36/40): In defence on McGovern
Frost added 10 touches and 3 grabs.
Rory Sloane (125/102): Playing inside midfield
Sloane contributed with 23 touches, 5 grabs and 13 tackles.
Rory Laird (106/93): Running off halfback
Laird contributed with 25 disposals, 10 marks and 3 tackles.
Taylor Walker (104/99): Playing CHF on Tom McDonald
Walker contributed with 18 disposals, 8 grabs, 4 tackles and managed 3.0.
Tom T. Lynch (103/104): Starting on a HFF
Lynch contributed with 21 touches, 8 marks, 4 tackles and managed 1.0.
Jarryd Lyons (98/84): Starting on a HFF
Lyons contributed with 23 disposals, 3 grabs, 5 tackles and booted 1.1.
Eddie Betts (92/96): Deep forward
Betts contributed with 13 touches, 4 marks, 6 tackles and kicked 3.0.
Brad Crouch (92/84): Rotating through midfield
Crouch contributed with 26 touches, 9 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
Richard Douglas (87/85): First goal… 14 touches including 12 kicks… also 4 marks and 4 tackles… and scored 3.1. Playing outside midfield.

Josh Jenkins (87/79): At FF on Oscar McDonald
Jenkins contributed with 13 possessions, 5 marks, 3 tackles, 13 taps and managed 2.1.
David Mackay (86/87): In the outside midfield brigade
Mackay contributed with 20 possessions, 5 marks, 6 tackles and booted 0.1.
Charlie Cameron (83/81): Left knee knock early in Q1… 2.2 from 17 disposals and 4 marks with 3 tackles. Playing a FP.

Sam Jacobs (82/88): First ruck
Jacobs contributed with 15 disposals, 2 grabs, 2 tackles and 29 ruck taps.
Scott Thompson (80/75): Leading the inside midfield
Thompson added 18 touches and 9 tackles.
Matt Crouch (80/64): Excellent first half but barely sighted after HT… 21 disposals and 7 tackles. Playing inside midfield.

Brodie Smith (78/58): In defence
Smith contributed with 15 disposals, 3 marks and 8 tackles.
Mitch McGovern (74/70): Copped a heavy knock in the back from a Matt Jones knee in Q2 leaving him sore… 2.1 from 11 possessions and 3 marks plus 6 tackles. Third tall forward on Frost.

Rory Atkins (71/67): Starting on a wing
Atkins contributed with 20 touches, 2 grabs, 2 tackles and managed 1.0.
Kyle Cheney (51/64): Rotating on opponents in defence
Cheney contributed with 13 touches, 4 grabs and 2 tackles.
Daniel Talia (48/50): Takes Watts
Talia added 13 disposals and 4 marks.
Luke Brown (45/50): Playing small defender
Brown added 11 possessions and 3 tackles.
Jake Lever (27/34): Following Hogan
Lever contributed with 10 disposals, 4 grabs, kicked 0.1 and 4 frees against.
Kyle Hartigan (26/32): At FB on Watts
Hartigan added 10 disposals and 2 marks.

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