Player news from R1 of 2017: Adelaide vs Western Sydney

Rory Laird (150/115): Running from half back through midfield
Laird contributed with 42 disposals, 7 marks and 4 tackles.
Rory Atkins (113/128): Running off a wing
Atkins contributed with 19 disposals, 5 marks, 7 tackles and 3.0 on the scoreboard.
Charlie Cameron (112/97): Starting forward
Cameron contributed with 23 disposals, 4 marks, 6 tackles and managed 2.3.
Richard Douglas (97/84): Starting on a HFF
Douglas contributed with 26 disposals, 6 grabs and kicked 2.0.
Matt Crouch (97/85): Playing inside midfield
Crouch contributed with 29 disposals, 3 marks and 5 tackles.
Josh Jenkins (92/99): At FF on Davis
Jenkins contributed with 20 possessions, 7 marks, 3 hit outs, kicked 3.3 and 3 frees against.
David Mackay (89/123): Playing outside midfield
Mackay contributed with 20 possessions, 4 grabs, 5 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Wayne Milera (89/61): Running off a HFF
Milera contributed with 23 disposals, 5 marks, 2 tackles and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Eddie Betts (85/85): First goal… 4.2 from 18 disposals and 4 marks… not helped by 3 FA. Starting in a FP on Shaw.

Kyle Hartigan (73/58): Holding down FB on Patton
Hartigan contributed with 14 possessions, 8 grabs and 3 tackles.
Luke Brown (71/98): Playing small defender
Brown contributed with 18 possessions, 4 grabs and 3 tackles.
Riley Knight (71/87): Late replacement for Taylor Walker… 2.0 from 18 touches and 5 marks. Rotating forward and midfield.

Brodie Smith (70/87): Mostly minding Johnson
Smith contributed with 19 touches, 4 marks and managed 1.2.
Rory Sloane (68/66): Playing inside midfield
Sloane added 24 possessions and 4 tackles.
Troy Menzel (68/91): Rotating forward
Menzel contributed with 14 disposals, 3 marks, 3 tackles and managed 1.0.
Mitch McGovern (68/108): Copped an accidental Menzel bump to the head in Q4 leaving him very groggy… 2.2 from 15 disposals and 5 marks. Starting at CHF on Tomlinson.

Sam Jacobs (65/54): First ruck
Jacobs contributed with 13 disposals, 2 marks, 3 tackles, 28 ruck taps and 4 frees against.
Curtly Hampton (61/54): Running through midfield
Hampton contributed with 10 possessions, 3 grabs, 6 tackles and managed 0.1.
Tom T. Lynch (57/85): Playing third tall forward on Haynes
Lynch added 17 disposals and 4 marks.
Jake Kelly (51/46): In defence
Kelly added 17 possessions and 4 marks.
Andy Otten (37/26): Responsible for Lobb
Otten contributed with 10 possessions, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Daniel Talia (18/20): Following Cameron
Talia also had 6 disposals.
Zac Williams (106/92): Off in Q2 after a corked right leg… back for Q3… left ankle knock in Q3 too… 27 disposals and 7 marks with 4 tackles. Starting on a HBF.

Tom Scully (95/121): Running on the outside
Scully contributed with 24 touches, 5 marks, 2 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
Steve Johnson (88/58): Starting deep forward on Smith
Johnson contributed with 18 disposals, 7 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 1.2.
Josh Kelly (87/73): Running off a wing
Kelly contributed with 27 disposals, 3 marks and 3 tackles.
Heath Shaw (86/97): Running off Betts
Shaw added 23 possessions and 6 marks.
Shane Mumford (84/51): First ruck
Mumford contributed with 9 disposals, 3 marks, 5 tackles, 41 hit outs and 3 free kicks given away.
Dylan Shiel (81/84): In the guts
Shiel contributed with 24 disposals, 4 marks and 3 tackles.
Jeremy Cameron (78/71): At CHF on Talia
Cameron contributed with 12 disposals, 5 marks, 3 tackles and kicked 4.0.
Toby Greene (72/51): His usual HFF role
Greene contributed with 16 touches, 6 marks, 2 tackles and 1.2.
Rory Lobb (71/83): Third tall forward on Otten
Lobb contributed with 11 disposals, 5 marks, 4 tackles, 2 hit outs and managed 1.1.
Callan Ward (69/81): Leading the inside midfield
Ward contributed with 21 disposals, 3 grabs, 3 tackles and 0.1.
Devon Smith (67/77): Three goals in Q3… 3.0 from 13 possessions and 4 marks. Starting forward.

Phil Davis (62/52): Starting at FB on Jenkins
Davis added 15 disposals and 5 grabs.
Adam Tomlinson (59/60): At CHB on McGovern
Tomlinson contributed with 12 touches, 6 marks and 2 tackles.
Nick Haynes (59/42): Groin soreness in Q4 after a heavy clash with Jenkins in a marking contest… 13 touches and 7 marks plus 2 tackles. On the ginger of Lynch.

Ryan Griffen (57/48): Mostly in midfield
Griffen contributed with 16 disposals, 2 grabs, 3 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Matthew Buntine (54/67): Rotating in defence
Buntine added 16 possessions and 3 marks.
Matthew Kennedy (50/53): Rotating forward and midfield
Kennedy contributed with 14 possessions, 2 grabs and managed 1.0.
Jonathon Patton (46/52): Right groin soreness in Q3… 1.0 from 9 touches and 3 marks. At FF on Hartigan.

Tim Taranto (38/52): First game… 13 touches with 10 by foot… also 2 tackles. Rotating forward and midfield.

Adam Kennedy (37/24): Playing small defender
Kennedy contributed with 11 touches, 2 marks and 2 tackles.
Tendai Mzungu (18/18): Pulled his left hamstring in Q2… 4 disposals and 2 tackles. Starting on a wing.

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