Player news from R1 of 2017: St Kilda vs Melbourne

Nick Riewoldt (99/91): Right knee injury in Q4 when he hyperextended it… stretchered off in a lot of pain… 4.0 from 14 possessions and 7 marks plus 3 tackles. Floating forward from a wing.

Jack Steele (95/93): Mostly in central midfield
Steele contributed with 24 touches, 7 marks, 4 tackles and booted 0.1.
Jack Steven (92/56): Leading the inside midfield
Steven contributed with 26 touches, 4 marks, 3 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Jack Newnes (78/59): Left wrist knock in Q2… 20 touches and 6 marks plus 2 tackles. Running through midfield.

Luke Dunstan (71/54): Rotating midfield and forward
Dunstan contributed with 16 touches, 4 marks, 3 tackles and managed 1.0.
Jack Billings (71/65): First goal… 20 disposals and 2 marks with 2 tackles… 1.1 as well. Playing a forward role.

Dylan Roberton (69/62): Seventh defender
Roberton contributed with 19 disposals, 4 marks, 2 tackles and 0.1.
Maverick Weller (67/47): His usual defensive forward role
Weller contributed with 13 possessions, 4 marks, 5 tackles and booted 0.2.
Tim Membrey (66/58): Up forward on Oscar McDonald
Membrey contributed with 14 touches, 2 marks, 3 tackles and managed 1.1.
Jade Gresham (65/59): Playing a FP role
Gresham contributed with 12 possessions, 4 marks and booted 3.1.
Jarryn Geary (63/76): Starting deep in defence
Geary added 20 disposals and 3 grabs.
David Armitage (60/66): Playing inside midfield
Armitage contributed with 16 touches, 2 grabs, 3 tackles and booted 1.1.
Jack Lonie (58/64): Late replacement for Paddy McCartin… 1.1 from 14 touches and 5 tackles. Starting on a HFF.

Shane Savage (52/58): Coming off half back
Savage contributed with 15 possessions, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Jimmy Webster (49/37): Playing a forward role
Webster added 14 disposals and 2 tackles.
Josh Bruce (47/55): Playing FF on Tom McDonald
Bruce contributed with 13 disposals, 2 marks and managed 1.0.
Seb Ross (45/32): Playing midfield
Ross also had 16 touches.
Tom Hickey (40/36): First ruck
Hickey contributed with 8 disposals, 2 tackles, 18 taps and 3 frees against.
Sam Gilbert (39/42): Playing in defence on Weideman
Gilbert contributed with 10 disposals, 3 grabs and 2 tackles.
Jake Carlisle (37/56): At CHB on Watts
Carlisle added 11 touches and 2 grabs.
Nathan Brown (27/40): Holding down FB on Hogan
Brown added 9 disposals and 2 grabs.
Nathan Wright (23/20): Playing small defender
Wright also had 8 touches.
Clayton Oliver (127/87): Playing inside midfield
Oliver contributed with 35 disposals, 5 grabs and 8 tackles.
Nathan Jones (126/116): Kickstarted the Demon surge either side of HT… 35 touches and 6 marks plus 4 tackles… 1.0 as well. Leading the inside midfield.

Jordan Lewis (119/68): Rotating in midfield
Lewis contributed with 32 disposals, 9 grabs and 3 tackles.
Jesse Hogan (118/105): Starting at FF on Brown
Hogan contributed with 21 touches, 8 marks, 4 tackles and 3.1 on the scoreboard.
Max Gawn (108/116): First ruck
Gawn contributed with 12 possessions, 4 marks, 4 tackles, 49 hit outs and managed 0.1.
Alex Neal-Bullen (106/72): Up forward
Neal-Bullen contributed with 23 possessions, 5 marks, 5 tackles and booted 1.3.
Tom McDonald (104/66): Following Bruce
McDonald added 24 touches and 13 marks.
Bernie Vince (103/105): A high clip behind play on Wright in Q3 will draw attention… 30 touches and 8 marks plus 1.0. Loose in defence.

Mitch Hannan (92/87): First game… 2.0 from 16 touches and 7 marks plus 5 tackles. Starting forward.

Christian Petracca (91/84): Playing a HFF role
Petracca contributed with 23 possessions, 6 grabs and managed 2.0.
Jayden Hunt (87/69): Running from defence
Hunt contributed with 19 disposals, 5 marks, 5 tackles and booted 0.1.
Christian Salem (83/55): Coming off a HBF
Salem contributed with 20 possessions, 8 marks and 2 tackles.
Neville Jetta (78/70): Playing in defence
Jetta contributed with 20 disposals, 5 marks, 2 tackles and managed 1.0.
Jack Viney (78/76): Doing jobs in midfield
Viney contributed with 22 touches, 2 marks and 4 tackles.
Angus Brayshaw (77/67): Playing a HFF role
Brayshaw contributed with 20 possessions, 5 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Billy Stretch (75/81): Running off a wing
Stretch contributed with 26 touches, 3 grabs and kicked 1.1.
Oscar McDonald (67/70): Responsible for Membrey
McDonald added 19 disposals and 5 grabs.
Jeff Garlett (63/62): His usual FP role
Garlett contributed with 9 disposals, 4 tackles and kicked 3.1.
Jake Melksham (60/39): Rotating in defence
Melksham contributed with 15 touches, 9 marks and 4 frees against.
Jack Watts (59/40): Starting at CHF on Carlisle
Watts contributed with 12 possessions, 6 marks, 5 taps and managed 1.1.
Sam Weideman (45/47): Third tall forward on Roberton
Weideman contributed with 12 touches, 2 grabs and managed 1.1.
Joel Smith (18/21): First game… left shoulder dislocated in Q1 after Riewoldt fell on him… 5 disposals. Playing in defence.

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