Player news from GF of 2017: Western Sydney vs North Melbourne

Heath Shaw (146/0): Guarding zones at half back
Shaw contributed with 33 touches, 16 marks, 4 tackles and 4 frees against.
Toby Greene (118/0): His usual HFF role
Greene contributed with 26 touches, 5 marks and 5.1.
Callan Ward (98/0): First goal… 28 disposals and 4 marks plus 2.1. Leading the inside midfield.

Devon Smith (94/0): Rotating forward and midfield
Smith contributed with 18 touches, 7 marks, 2 tackles and managed 3.1.
Jeremy Cameron (94/0): Reported for striking Thompson off the ball in Q4… not much in it though… 3.4 from 16 disposals and 6 marks with 2 tackles. Up forward on Thompson.

Dylan Shiel (86/0): Right shoulder knock in Q3 when clattered into by Daw… played on though… 27 touches and 4 marks. In the guts.

Josh Kelly (85/0): Running off a wing
Kelly contributed with 24 possessions, 6 marks and 2 tackles.
Adam Tomlinson (82/0): Following Waite
Tomlinson added 18 touches and 9 marks.
Zac Williams (79/0): Starting on a HBF
Williams contributed with 18 disposals, 8 grabs and 2 tackles.
Tom Scully (75/0): Running on the outside
Scully contributed with 14 possessions, 4 marks, 7 tackles and managed 0.1.
Shane Mumford (71/0): First ruck
Mumford contributed with 10 disposals, 2 grabs, 3 tackles, 34 taps and 0.1.
Stephen Coniglio (70/0): Left knee and ankle twisted under him in Q3 when tackled awkwardly by Swallow… ankle iced up… 21 possessions including 15 handballs… also 4 tackles… and booted 1.0. Playing midfield.

Adam Kennedy (69/0): Rotating as small defender
Kennedy contributed with 14 touches, 7 marks and 3 tackles.
Matthew Buntine (67/0): Rotating in defence
Buntine contributed with 14 possessions, 7 grabs and 2 tackles.
Ryan Griffen (66/0): Mostly in midfield
Griffen contributed with 16 touches, 4 marks and 5 tackles.
Tim Taranto (66/0): Rotating forward and midfield
Taranto contributed with 17 disposals, 5 tackles and 0.2 on the scoreboard.
Matthew Kennedy (63/0): Rotating forward and midfield
Kennedy contributed with 17 touches, 4 marks, 3 tackles and 0.1.
Nathan Wilson (61/0): Coming off a HBF
Wilson added 14 disposals and 6 grabs.
Nick Haynes (58/0): In defence
Haynes contributed with 16 disposals, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Jonathon Patton (53/0): Starting at FF on Tarrant
Patton contributed with 11 possessions, 7 marks and 1.2.
Rory Lobb (48/0): Right arm injury in Q2… 0.1 from 10 disposals and 4 marks. Third tall forward on Hansen.
Lobb also had 6 ruck taps.
Phil Davis (44/0): Starting at CHB on Daw
Davis contributed with 8 possessions, 5 marks and booted 0.1.
Aidan Corr (13/0): Copped a knock to a hand in Q2 and did not reappear after HT… 4 disposals. Standing the resting ruck which is mostly Preuss.

Steve Johnson (8/0): Ran his head into the shoulder of Higgins in Q1 leaving him sore… mothballed at HT… 2 disposals. Starting deep forward.

Jarrad Waite (119/0): Playing CHF on Tomlinson
Waite contributed with 19 disposals, 10 grabs, 2 tackles and kicked 5.2.
Andrew Swallow (103/0): Leading the inside midfield
Swallow contributed with 25 possessions, 2 marks and 9 tackles.
Kayne Turner (88/0): Starting on a HFF
Turner contributed with 14 disposals, 2 marks, 6 tackles and kicked 3.0.
Lindsay Thomas (82/0): Playing his usual FP role… spent a bit of time on ball too
Thomas contributed with 20 touches, 3 grabs, 5 tackles and 0.1.
Sam Gibson (73/0): Running off a wing
Gibson contributed with 20 touches, 4 grabs and 3 tackles.
Jamie Macmillan (70/0): Guarding space at half back
Macmillan contributed with 18 possessions, 4 grabs and kicked 0.1.
Trent Dumont (70/0): Doing jobs in midfield
Dumont added 21 possessions and 4 marks.
Jack Ziebell (68/0): Rotating midfield and forward
Ziebell added 22 possessions and 3 tackles.
Nathan Hrovat (68/0): Running off a wing
Hrovat contributed with 16 disposals, 3 marks and 5 tackles.
Todd Goldstein (67/0): Sharing ruck duties with Preuss
Goldstein contributed with 11 disposals, 2 marks, 2 tackles, 26 ruck taps and kicked 0.1.
Ryan Clarke (63/0): Coming off a HFF
Clarke contributed with 19 possessions, 4 grabs and managed 1.0.
Shaun Atley (62/0): Given another chance to play pure midfield
Atley contributed with 17 disposals, 4 tackles and 0.1.
Robbie Tarrant (60/0): Standing Patton
Tarrant added 17 touches and 6 marks.
Ben Cunnington (57/0): Missed the first half… 16 touches and 3 tackles plus 0.1. Rotating midfield and forward.

Majak Daw (53/0): Ruck/forward role on Davis
Daw contributed with 10 possessions, 2 marks, 2 tackles, 6 hit outs and 1.1.
Jy Simpkin (51/0): Rotating forward
Simpkin contributed with 14 touches, 2 grabs and kicked 1.2.
Mitchell Hibberd (48/0): Missed the first half… 4 marks and 10 possessions. Rotating in defence.
Hibberd also had 1.0.
Sam Wright (47/0): Playing in defence
Wright contributed with 11 possessions, 2 grabs and 4 tackles.
Shaun Higgins (45/0): Missed the entire second half… 14 disposals and 2 marks. Playing in midfield.

Luke McDonald (41/0): Missed the entire second half… 9 disposals and 3 tackles. Starting at half back.

Scott D. Thompson (39/0): Following Cameron
Thompson also had 11 possessions.
Ed Vickers-Willis (38/0): Rotating in defence
Vickers-Willis added 12 disposals and 3 marks.
Braydon Preuss (35/0): Rotating ruck and forward on Corr
Preuss contributed with 3 possessions, 2 grabs, 4 tackles and 8 taps.
Lachlan Hansen (21/0): Playing tall defender on Lobb
Hansen added 7 possessions and 2 marks.

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