Player news from R3 of 2017: Geelong vs Melbourne

Joel Selwood (129/113): 35 disposals and 6 marks with 6 tackles… 1.0 as well… helped out by 3FF

Patrick Dangerfield (118/139): Spending extended minutes forward
Dangerfield contributed with 36 possessions, 4 marks, 2 tackles and 3.0 on the scoreboard.
Mark Blicavs (109/96): The quintessential everywhere man
Blicavs contributed with 22 disposals, 4 marks, 5 tackles, 18 hit outs and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
Tom Hawkins (107/114): The McDonald’s sharing duties early… 5.0 from 17 touches and 5 marks plus 5 tackles

Zac Smith (102/124): First ruck
Smith contributed with 17 touches, 3 grabs, 38 ruck taps and managed 1.0.
Sam Menegola (100/91): 23 touches and 3 marks plus 9 tackles

Brandan Parfitt (91/100): Playing as a high half forward
Parfitt contributed with 23 touches, 2 marks, 5 tackles and booted 1.0.
Mitch Duncan (87/116): 27 disposals and 3 marks with 3 tackles

Daniel Menzel (83/90): First goal… Numerous opponents including Jetta… Ankle soreness midway through the fourth… 4.1 from 15 touches and 5 marks

Steven Motlop (77/80): 2.0 from 16 disposals and 5 marks with 2 tackles

Zach Tuohy (69/66): Sore shoulder throughout the fourth term… 21 touches and 2 marks plus 2 tackles

Andrew Mackie (66/75): Looking to fly third man up… Spending time on Smith… 4 marks and 21 touches

James Parsons (57/50): Playing as a high half forward
Parsons contributed with 16 possessions, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Tom Ruggles (55/50): Rotating on Kent and Garlett
Ruggles added 17 disposals and 4 marks.
Lincoln McCarthy (53/48): Hunt running with him… 1.1 from 16 possessions and 3 marks… conceded 3 FA

Jordan Murdoch (52/48): 0.1 from 18 possessions and 2 tackles

Tom Lonergan (44/41): On Watts
Lonergan contributed with 13 possessions, 2 marks and 2 tackles.
Jackson Thurlow (37/42): 9 possessions and 2 marks plus 2 tackles

Lachie Henderson (35/40): Standing Weideman
Henderson contributed with 10 possessions, 2 marks and booted 0.1.
Tom Stewart (35/22): On the resting mid mainly Petracca
Stewart contributed with 10 disposals, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
Cameron Guthrie (32/32): Just two touches in the first term… 10 touches including 8 handballs… also 2 marks

Harry Taylor (25/25): Oscar McDonald standing him… 2 marks and 6 touches. Starting forward once again.

Alex Neal-Bullen (133/121): 28 touches including 25 kicks… also 8 tackles and 4 marks… and booted 1.1

Nathan Jones (131/120): 36 touches and 6 marks plus 5 tackles… 0.3 as well

Jayden Hunt (127/108): Running with McCarthy… 29 possessions including 23 kicks… also 9 marks and 3 tackles… and booted 1.0

Dean Kent (112/110): Ruggles minding him… 2.3 from 23 disposals and 9 marks… umps paid him 3FF

Jack Watts (110/121): Lonergan standing him… 2.1 from 23 possessions and 6 marks plus 3 tackles. Became the number one ruck post Gawn injury.
Watts also had 9 taps.
Clayton Oliver (108/103): 27 disposals with 20 by hand… also 8 tackles and 5 marks

Jack Viney (104/102): 26 disposals with 19 by hand… also 8 tackles and 4 marks… and kicked 0.1… aided by 3FF

Billy Stretch (103/95): 27 touches and 5 marks plus 5 tackles… 1.2 as well

Christian Salem (90/69): 24 possessions and 6 marks plus 2 tackles

Christian Petracca (88/98): Stewart on him when forward… 1.1 from 24 disposals and 6 marks. Playing as a high half forward.

Jake Melksham (83/84): Rebounding off the half back flank
Melksham contributed with 20 disposals, 6 grabs and 2 tackles.
Tom McDonald (76/74): Has the key job on Hawkins
McDonald contributed with 17 disposals, 7 grabs and 2 tackles.
Neville Jetta (71/70): Rotating through a number including Menzel
Jetta contributed with 15 touches, 6 marks, 2 tackles and booted 1.0.
Dom Tyson (63/44): 15 possessions and 3 marks plus 5 tackles… 0.1 as well

Oscar McDonald (56/63): Spending time on Taylor and Hawkins
McDonald contributed with 14 disposals, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Jeff Garlett (54/60): Has numerous opponents including Garlett… 1.2 from 10 touches and 2 marks plus 3 tackles

Bernie Vince (47/48): 14 possessions and 2 marks plus 2 tackles… 0.1 as well

James Harmes (44/62): 10 touches and 2 marks plus 3 tackles… 1.1 as well

Mitch Hannan (39/25): Playing as a high half forward
Hannan contributed with 9 touches, 3 marks and managed 1.0.
Tim Smith (39/25): Numerous opponents including Mackie… 6 touches including 5 kicks… also 3 marks and 2 tackles… and scored 1.1
Smith also had 3 ruck taps.
Max Gawn (32/27): Right hamstring late in the second term… 20 hit outs… also 4 possessions and 3 tackles… gave away 4 FA. First ruck.

Sam Weideman (14/14): Stood by Henderson… Statless in the first term… 0.1 from 4 possessions

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