Player news from R4 of 2017: Hawthorn vs Geelong

Luke Hodge (128/116): 12 of his touches in Q1… 35 disposals and 5 marks with 5 tackles… 0.2 as well… aided by 3FF. Starting in midfield but drifting back at times.

Tom Mitchell (125/85): Playing inside midfield
Mitchell contributed with 32 possessions, 5 grabs, 10 tackles, 0.1 and 3 frees against.
Isaac Smith (121/81): Coming off a wing
Smith contributed with 29 touches, 9 marks, 4 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Ben McEvoy (101/102): First ruck
McEvoy contributed with 16 disposals, 7 grabs, 5 tackles and 18 ruck taps.
James Sicily (88/77): Starting forward on Stewart
Sicily contributed with 15 touches, 10 marks and booted 2.2.
Jack Gunston (81/77): Starting at half forward
Gunston contributed with 14 disposals, 5 grabs, 5 tackles and managed 2.0.
Ricky Henderson (76/72): Playing outside midfield
Henderson contributed with 21 possessions, 5 marks and 2 tackles.
Liam Shiels (75/59): Doing jobs in midfield
Shiels contributed with 24 disposals, 3 marks and 3 tackles.
Shaun Burgoyne (73/71): Starting in defence
Burgoyne contributed with 21 possessions, 4 marks, 4 tackles, managed 0.1 and 3 frees against.
Luke Breust (72/74): Playing a FP role
Breust contributed with 13 disposals, 2 marks and 8 tackles.
Ryan Burton (71/74): Playing a HBF role
Burton contributed with 19 touches, 2 marks and 4 tackles.
Billy Hartung (70/76): Playing outside midfield
Hartung contributed with 18 possessions, 4 marks, 3 tackles and booted 0.1.
Kaiden Brand (68/69): In defence on Taylor
Brand contributed with 17 disposals, 6 grabs, 3 tackles and 3 frees against.
Cyril Rioli (60/64): Rotating from forward line to midfield
Rioli contributed with 11 possessions, 3 marks, 5 tackles and 0.1.
James Frawley (58/85): The big job on Hawkins
Frawley contributed with 15 disposals, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Jarryd Roughead (56/53): Rotating forward on Henderson and midfield
Roughead contributed with 15 touches, 4 grabs and 3 ruck taps.
Josh Gibson (52/55): A bump on Ruggles in Q2 which caused a headclash will probably cost him weeks… 4 marks and 17 touches. Playing tween defender.

Blake Hardwick (48/63): Second game… 10 possessions and 5 marks plus 3 tackles. Rotating at half back.

Paul Puopolo (45/46): Playing a FP role
Puopolo contributed with 6 possessions, 2 marks, 4 tackles and 1.1.
Ben Stratton (45/75): At half back on Menzel
Stratton contributed with 13 possessions, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
Will Langford (44/49): Running through midfield
Langford contributed with 14 touches, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
Tim O’Brien (34/35): Starting forward on Lonergan
O’Brien contributed with 5 possessions, 4 tackles and 6 hit outs.
Sam Menegola (133/126): Reported for a sling tackle on Hodge in Q3… 31 disposals and 5 marks with 10 tackles. Playing central midfield.
Menegola also had 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Steven Motlop (125/123): Three goals in Q4 junk time… 3.1 from 33 disposals and 2 marks with 4 tackles… umps paid him 4FF. Starting deep forward.

Mitch Duncan (113/125): Playing outside midfield
Duncan contributed with 32 possessions, 6 grabs, 3 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
Joel Selwood (105/110): In the engine room
Selwood added 26 disposals and 11 tackles.
Tom Hawkins (101/107): First goal… plus two late in Q4 garbage time… 4.2 from 17 touches and 6 marks plus 4 tackles. At FF on Frawley.

Zach Tuohy (96/96): Coming off a HBF
Tuohy contributed with 22 possessions, 6 grabs and 4 tackles.
Patrick Dangerfield (93/90): Copped a heavy knee to the left kidney by Roughead in Q1 leaving him sore… 27 touches and 3 marks plus 6 tackles… 0.1 as well… helped out by 5FF… gave away 3 FA. Rotating midfield and forward.

Cameron Guthrie (92/91): Coming off half back
Guthrie contributed with 27 disposals, 2 marks and 5 tackles.
Andrew Mackie (83/77): Coming off half back
Mackie contributed with 21 possessions, 7 marks and 2 tackles.
Harry Taylor (78/91): Starting forward on Brand… switched back in Q3
Taylor contributed with 20 touches, 5 marks, 3 tackles and kicked 0.3.
James Parsons (76/68): Second game… reported for striking Hodge with a high-speed elbow to the face in Q4… 2.1 from 21 touches and 4 marks. Playing outside midfield.

Lachie Henderson (75/93): In defence on Roughead
Henderson contributed with 19 touches, 6 grabs, 2 tackles and 1.0.
Brandan Parfitt (74/52): Rotating through midfield
Parfitt contributed with 14 possessions, 4 grabs, 7 tackles and 0.1.
Zac Smith (69/72): First ruck
Smith contributed with 8 possessions, 2 grabs and 41 ruck taps.
Daniel Menzel (63/70): Third tall forward on Stratton
Menzel contributed with 14 disposals, 4 marks, kicked 3.2 and 3 frees against.
Jordan Murdoch (60/67): Playing an outside game
Murdoch contributed with 15 possessions, 4 tackles and managed 1.2.
Nakia Cockatoo (59/68): Playing a HFF role
Cockatoo contributed with 13 disposals, 2 grabs, 2 tackles and 1.1 on the scoreboard.
Tom Lonergan (57/51): At FB on O’Brien… switched forward in Q3
Lonergan contributed with 16 touches, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Jackson Thurlow (53/41): Playing on a HBF
Thurlow contributed with 15 disposals, 3 marks and 1.0.
Mark Blicavs (39/63): Doing jobs in midfield
Blicavs added 15 possessions and 10 taps.
Tom Stewart (25/51): Responsible for O’Brien
Stewart added 8 possessions and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Tom Ruggles (20/6): Headclash with Gibson in Q2 left him very groggy… did not return… 2 marks and 9 disposals… gave away 4 FA. Playing a half back role.

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