Player news from R4 of 2017: North Melbourne vs Western Bulldogs

Todd Goldstein (112/96): First ruck with plenty of support by Preuss
Goldstein contributed with 21 disposals, 7 marks, 29 ruck taps and 1.0.
Ben Cunnington (111/134): Playing inside midfield
Cunnington contributed with 33 possessions, 6 marks and 4 tackles.
Jack Ziebell (96/83): Rotating midfield and forward
Ziebell contributed with 27 disposals, 5 grabs and kicked 1.0.
Ben Brown (90/96): Up forward on Roberts
Brown contributed with 14 disposals, 8 grabs and booted 4.1.
Andrew Swallow (87/91): Rotating forward and midfield
Swallow added 18 disposals and 10 tackles.
Robbie Tarrant (84/94): At FB on Tom Boyd
Tarrant contributed with 14 touches, 5 marks, 10 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
Taylor Garner (83/66): Starting on a HFF
Garner contributed with 21 touches, 7 grabs, 2 tackles and 1.1.
Shaun Higgins (82/71): Playing pure midfield
Higgins contributed with 19 touches, 2 marks, 5 tackles and booted 1.3.
Sam Gibson (81/81): Tagging Hunter
Gibson contributed with 20 touches, 3 grabs, 5 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Trent Dumont (75/87): Doing jobs in midfield
Dumont contributed with 20 touches, 2 grabs and 4 tackles.
Luke McDonald (74/71): Playing small defender
McDonald contributed with 17 disposals, 2 grabs and 6 tackles.
Nathan Hrovat (73/80): Coming off a wing
Hrovat added 24 possessions and 2 tackles.
Aaron Mullett (70/88): Coming off a HBF
Mullett added 24 possessions and 4 marks.
Jy Simpkin (70/57): Rotating forward
Simpkin contributed with 13 possessions, 4 grabs, 3 tackles and kicked 2.0.
Lindsay Thomas (67/46): Stinger on his left shoulder when he ran into Wood in Q1… 0.3 from 16 touches and 4 marks plus 4 tackles. His usual FP role.

Jamie Macmillan (65/70): Seventh defender
Macmillan contributed with 23 touches, 3 marks and 0.1.
Kayne Turner (62/50): Playing a HFF role
Turner contributed with 10 possessions, 4 marks, 3 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
Braydon Preuss (57/60): Sharing ruck duties with Goldstein but mostly forward on Cordy
Preuss contributed with 11 touches, 4 grabs, 2 tackles, 17 hit outs, booted 0.1 and 3 frees against.
Shaun Atley (55/58): Playing outside midfield
Atley contributed with 15 touches, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Scott D. Thompson (54/50): At CHB on Cloke
Thompson contributed with 11 touches, 4 marks and 5 tackles.
Marley Williams (48/62): Starting at half back
Williams added 15 touches and 3 tackles.
Lachlan Hansen (39/53): Third tall defender on Stringer
Hansen added 9 disposals and 6 marks.
Luke Dahlhaus (111/143): Running in midfield
Dahlhaus contributed with 32 possessions, 4 marks, 6 tackles, managed 2.0 and 3 free kicks given away.
Marcus Bontempelli (107/116): Leading the inside midfield
Bontempelli contributed with 25 touches, 3 marks, 6 tackles and 1.1.
Matt Suckling (101/97): Coming off a HBF
Suckling contributed with 26 disposals, 6 grabs, 3 tackles, managed 2.2 and 4 frees against.
Liam Picken (100/112): Doing jobs in midfield
Picken contributed with 25 touches, 6 marks, 4 tackles and managed 0.1.
Jack Macrae (98/103): Coming off a wing
Macrae contributed with 23 possessions, 5 marks, 6 tackles and 1.0.
Marcus Adams (85/83): Rotating on opponents in defence
Adams contributed with 17 possessions, 7 grabs and 5 tackles.
Clay Smith (81/70): Mostly forward
Smith contributed with 8 possessions, 2 marks and 14 tackles.
Jake Stringer (80/95): First goal… 2.3 from 19 possessions and 4 marks plus 2 tackles. Third tall forward on Hansen.

Jason Johannisen (79/87): Rotating from midfield to forward line
Johannisen contributed with 19 disposals, 5 marks and 4 tackles.
Toby McLean (78/82): Playing forward
McLean added 27 possessions and 3 marks.
Robert Murphy (77/72): Starting in defence
Murphy contributed with 24 disposals, 4 grabs and managed 1.0.
Tom Liberatore (75/89): Rotating forward and midfield
Liberatore contributed with 14 touches, 2 marks, 9 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Tom Campbell (72/54): First ruck
Campbell contributed with 8 disposals, 6 tackles, 37 ruck taps and 3 free kicks given away.
Matthew Boyd (71/63): Seventh defender
Boyd added 18 possessions and 9 marks.
Josh Dunkley (70/53): Playing an outside game
Dunkley contributed with 12 possessions, 6 marks, 3 tackles and 1.2 on the scoreboard.
Lachie Hunter (69/67): Tagged by Gibson… 19 possessions and 3 marks plus 2 tackles… 0.1 as well. Playing outside midfield.

Lin Jong (63/81): Playing midfield and forward
Jong added 24 possessions and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Travis Cloke (60/65): Knock to his ribcage in Q4 when Ziebell laid him out… possibly broken bone… 1.2 from 11 touches and 4 marks plus 2 tackles… helped out by 4FF. Starting at CHF on Thompson.

Zaine Cordy (36/48): At CHB on the resting ruck which is mostly Preuss
Cordy added 8 possessions and 3 tackles.
Fletcher Roberts (34/47): The big job on Brown
Roberts added 8 possessions and 4 grabs.
Easton Wood (32/30): Third tall defender
Wood added 9 disposals and 3 grabs.
Tom Boyd (9/1): Headclash in Q1 with Thompson left him with damage to his left cheekbone… did not return… 2 hit outs. Playing a ruck/forward role on Tarrant.
Boyd also had 1 possessions.

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