Player news from R2 of 2017: Western Bulldogs vs Sydney

Marcus Bontempelli (123/134): Had a huge Q3 after a slightly quite first half… 29 possessions and 4 marks plus 7 tackles… 2.1 as well. Leading the inside midfield.

Lin Jong (114/104): Nose broken by a stray Bontempelli elbow in Q3… 23 disposals and 8 marks with 7 tackles… 1.1 as well. Rotating forward and midfield.

Tom Liberatore (105/94): Rotating forward and midfield
Liberatore contributed with 19 disposals, 2 marks, 16 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
Liam Picken (96/108): Playing midfield
Picken contributed with 21 possessions, 6 marks, 2 tackles and 2.1.
Tom Campbell (96/62): First ruck
Campbell contributed with 14 disposals, 6 tackles, 33 ruck taps and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Robert Murphy (95/82): Starting at half forward
Murphy contributed with 20 disposals, 6 grabs, 3 tackles and managed 1.1.
Travis Cloke (95/106): Starting at CHF on Aliir
Cloke contributed with 18 disposals, 7 marks and kicked 3.2.
Lachie Hunter (91/75): Playing outside midfield
Hunter contributed with 25 disposals, 6 grabs and managed 1.1.
Jack Macrae (88/96): Coming off a wing
Macrae contributed with 20 disposals, 3 grabs and 7 tackles.
Marcus Adams (86/84): In defence on Reid
Adams contributed with 20 disposals, 7 grabs and 4 tackles.
Luke Dahlhaus (84/103): Starting in the guts
Dahlhaus contributed with 25 touches, 6 grabs and 2 tackles.
Shane Biggs (84/96): Coming off half back
Biggs contributed with 25 disposals, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Jason Johannisen (75/83): Sprinting off half back
Johannisen contributed with 23 disposals, 2 grabs and 2 tackles.
Matthew Boyd (71/59): His usual half back role
Boyd added 21 touches and 5 grabs.
Matt Suckling (70/91): Mostly in defence with occasional forays forward
Suckling contributed with 20 touches, 3 grabs and kicked 1.0.
Easton Wood (67/73): Third tall defender on Hayward
Wood added 16 possessions and 8 marks.
Jake Stringer (65/82): Starting at half forward on Marsh
Stringer contributed with 15 possessions, 3 marks, 3 tackles, kicked 3.1 and 5 frees against.
Caleb Daniel (65/57): Running through midfield
Daniel contributed with 18 touches, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
Tom Boyd (58/74): Playing a ruck/forward role on Grundy
Boyd contributed with 7 possessions, 2 grabs, 2 tackles, 15 hit outs and managed 2.0.
Zaine Cordy (58/57): At CHB on the resting ruck which is mostly Tippett
Cordy added 15 disposals and 5 marks.
Stewart Crameri (53/49): Third tall forward on Aliir
Crameri contributed with 7 possessions, 2 grabs, 7 tackles and 0.1.
Fletcher Roberts (50/63): At FB on Franklin
Roberts contributed with 10 touches, 3 marks and 3 tackles.
Lance Franklin (127/102): Three of his goals in an epic Q4… 4.3 from 22 disposals and 11 marks with 4 tackles… not helped by 4 FA. Starting forward on Roberts then roaming.

Jake Lloyd (112/115): Playing outside midfield
Lloyd contributed with 34 disposals, 4 marks and 3 tackles.
Samuel Reid (102/115): First goal as part of three in Q1… 6.1 from 15 disposals and 5 marks. At CHF on Adams.
Reid also had 5 ruck taps.
Luke Parker (91/81): Rotating midfield and forward
Parker contributed with 21 disposals, 4 marks, 6 tackles and 0.1.
Josh P. Kennedy (84/84): Leading the Swans inside midfield
Kennedy added 23 touches and 8 tackles.
Dan Hannebery (80/77): Coming off a wing
Hannebery contributed with 19 disposals, 2 marks and 7 tackles.
Nic Newman (75/73): First game… 15 possessions and 4 marks plus 6 tackles… 1.0 as well. Rotating at half back.

Will Hayward (74/83): First game… 0.1 from 16 touches and 3 marks plus 6 tackles. Rotating forward.

Kieren Jack (66/67): Playing inside midfield
Jack contributed with 19 disposals, 2 marks, 3 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Jeremy Laidler (63/71): Seventh defender
Laidler contributed with 16 touches, 5 grabs, 2 tackles and 1.0.
Sam Naismith (62/80): First ruck
Naismith contributed with 10 possessions, 5 tackles, 25 taps and 4 free kicks given away.
George Hewett (61/62): Playing midfield
Hewett contributed with 17 disposals, 6 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
Harry Cunningham (56/48): Playing midfield
Cunningham contributed with 15 touches, 3 grabs and 2 tackles.
Callum Mills (55/55): Playing in midfield
Mills contributed with 15 touches, 4 tackles and booted 0.1.
Zak Jones (53/56): A high bump on Cloke in Q1 will get looked at… 4 marks and 20 touches. Playing pure midfield.
Jones also had 3 frees against.
Oliver Florent (52/48): Second game… 13 disposals and 2 tackles plus 1.0. Playing a deep forward role.

Nick Smith (45/56): Doing jobs in defence
Smith contributed with 12 touches, 2 grabs and 2 tackles.
Heath Grundy (44/50): Following Tom Boyd
Grundy added 14 possessions and 3 marks.
Aliir Aliir (41/51): Late replacement for Jordan Foote… 3 marks and 14 touches. At CHB on Cloke.

Robbie Fox (37/44): First game… 13 possessions with 11 by hand… also 3 tackles. Rotating in midfield.

Harry Marsh (15/31): Playing a halfback role on Stringer
Marsh also had 7 possessions.
Kurt Tippett (13/11): Rolled his left ankle twice in Q1 and did not return… 2 hit outs. Playing a ruck/forward role on Roberts.
Tippett also had 1 disposals.

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