Player news from R2 of 2017: Geelong vs North Melbourne

Patrick Dangerfield (135/138): Rotating midfield and forward
Dangerfield contributed with 37 possessions, 7 grabs, 5 tackles and 1.1.
Joel Selwood (115/127): Leading the inside mids
Selwood contributed with 26 touches, 4 marks, 7 tackles and kicked 0.2.
Mitch Duncan (106/100): Playing outside midfield
Duncan contributed with 24 possessions, 7 marks, 5 tackles and managed 1.0.
Daniel Menzel (91/94): A goal in each quarter… Scored 4.0 from 8 grabs and 14 disposals. Starting forward on Hansen.

Mark Blicavs (83/72): Doing jobs in midfield
Blicavs contributed with 17 possessions, 7 marks, 3 tackles, 7 hit outs and booted 1.0.
Tom Hawkins (71/81): Up forward on Tarrant
Hawkins contributed with 11 touches, 5 marks, 3 tackles, 4.2 and 5 frees against.
Steven Motlop (70/84): Starting deep forward
Motlop contributed with 16 disposals, 5 marks and 4 tackles.
Zach Tuohy (69/80): Running off a HBF
Tuohy contributed with 25 possessions, 2 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Andrew Mackie (63/101): Mostly matched up on Thomas
Mackie added 24 disposals and 2 grabs.
Rhys Stanley (63/66): Copped a Daw knee to the ribs in Q4 leaving him sore… 14 hit outs… also 13 possessions and 3 marks… and scored 0.1. First ruck.

George Horlin-Smith (59/77): Playing midfield
Horlin-Smith added 18 disposals and 2.0.
Brandan Parfitt (51/33): Second game… 11 possessions and 5 marks plus 1.0. Rotating through midfield.

Lachie Henderson (49/65): Responsible for the resting ruck which is mostly Daw
Henderson contributed with 12 touches, 5 marks and booted 1.0.
Jordan Murdoch (47/45): Playing an outside game
Murdoch contributed with 13 disposals, 2 grabs and 3 tackles.
Darcy Lang (47/60): Rotating forward
Lang contributed with 14 touches, 2 marks, 2 tackles, 1.0 on the scoreboard and 3 free kicks given away.
Harry Taylor (45/46): Second tall forward on Thompson… switched back in Q3
Taylor contributed with 11 possessions, 5 marks and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Tom Stewart (43/61): Playing in defence
Stewart added 14 disposals and 2 marks.
Jackson Thurlow (43/62): Copped a big Preuss knee to the back in Q2… 8 possessions including 7 kicks… also 2 marks and 2 tackles… and scored 1.0. Playing on a HBF.

Lincoln McCarthy (40/51): Starting on a HFF
McCarthy added 13 touches and 2 grabs.
Tom Ruggles (39/39): Playing a half back role
Ruggles added 11 disposals and 3 tackles.
Josh Cowan (35/36): Playing roles in midfield
Cowan contributed with 10 touches, 2 marks and 2 tackles.
Tom Lonergan (30/45): At FB on Brown
Lonergan added 12 disposals and 2 grabs.
Shaun Higgins (119/130): Playing in midfield
Higgins contributed with 27 touches, 4 marks, 7 tackles and kicked 2.1.
Robbie Tarrant (108/125): The big job on Hawkins
Tarrant contributed with 28 touches, 9 marks and 2 tackles.
Braydon Preuss (107/109): Second game… reported for rough conduct when he rammed his knee into the back of Thurlow in Q2… 46 hit outs… also 14 disposals and 5 tackles. Late replacement for Todd Goldstein.
Preuss also had 4 grabs.
Sam Gibson (102/104): Running off a wing
Gibson contributed with 27 disposals, 6 marks, 3 tackles and 1.0.
Ben Cunnington (98/99): Rotating midfield and forward
Cunnington contributed with 28 possessions, 3 marks and 7 tackles.
Trent Dumont (83/86): Doing jobs in midfield
Dumont contributed with 24 touches, 2 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Jamie Macmillan (82/88): Guarding space at half back
Macmillan contributed with 20 touches, 7 grabs and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Kayne Turner (78/72): Starting on a HFF
Turner contributed with 9 possessions, 5 marks, 5 tackles and 2.2.
Ben Brown (77/87): First goal… 3.1 from 14 disposals and 6 marks. Up forward on Lonergan.

Jack Ziebell (73/73): Rotating midfield and forward
Ziebell contributed with 14 possessions, 3 grabs, 7 tackles and 0.1.
Shaun Atley (69/84): Playing outside midfield
Atley contributed with 20 possessions, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
Lachlan Hansen (65/67): Third tall defender on Menzel
Hansen added 14 disposals and 9 grabs.
Nathan Hrovat (63/58): Coming off a wing
Hrovat added 16 touches and 7 grabs.
Marley Williams (62/91): Starting in defence
Williams contributed with 12 touches, 4 grabs, 3 tackles and booted 1.0.
Lindsay Thomas (59/71): Starting deep forward on Mackie
Thomas contributed with 9 possessions, 3 marks, 5 tackles and booted 2.0.
Taylor Garner (59/52): Starting on a HFF
Garner contributed with 11 disposals, 5 grabs, 3 tackles and 1.1 on the scoreboard.
Majak Daw (58/88): Had Brown step on his left ankle in Q2… restrapped and back on… 8 hit outs… also 10 possessions and 5 marks… and booted 1.0. Playing a ruck/forward role on Henderson.

Andrew Swallow (54/42): Leading the inside midfield
Swallow contributed with 11 touches, 3 grabs and 5 tackles.
Luke McDonald (54/67): Starting in defence
McDonald contributed with 18 touches, 2 grabs and 1.0.
Aaron Mullett (47/51): Coming off a wing
Mullett added 14 possessions and 3 marks.
Scott D. Thompson (44/46): An elbow to the gob of Dangerfield in Q1 will be looked at… 11 disposals and 2 tackles. Following Taylor.
Thompson also had 4 marks.
Jy Simpkin (44/48): Second game… left hip problem in Q2… 1.2 from 8 disposals and 2 marks with 2 tackles. Playing deep forward.

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