Player news from R5 of 2017: Hawthorn vs West Coast

Ben McEvoy (129/117): Engineered a Hawk clearance lead early which set up the win… 43 hit outs… also 17 possessions and 7 marks plus 5 tackles… 1.0 as well. First ruck.

Tom Mitchell (122/126): Playing inside midfield
Mitchell contributed with 37 possessions, 5 marks and 6 tackles.
Liam Shiels (121/110): Doing jobs in midfield
Shiels contributed with 26 disposals, 6 marks, 7 tackles and managed 1.1.
Jack Gunston (102/100): Most of his goals in Q4 junk time… 3.1 from 21 possessions and 6 marks plus 2 tackles. Starting at half forward.

Luke Breust (96/100): First goal… 3.1 from 20 touches and 4 marks plus 3 tackles. Starting deep forward.

Shaun Burgoyne (94/104): Mostly in attack today
Burgoyne contributed with 24 disposals, 3 marks, 5 tackles and booted 1.0.
Paul Puopolo (92/68): His usual deep forward role
Puopolo contributed with 17 possessions, 8 tackles and 1.1.
Tim O’Brien (92/96): Deep forward on LeCras
O’Brien contributed with 14 disposals, 6 marks, 2 tackles, 8 hit outs and 3.2 on the scoreboard.
Isaac Smith (91/82): Left ankle twisted under him in a Redden tackle in Q2… returned in Q3 with left knee strapped… 25 touches with 17 by foot… also 6 marks… and booted 0.1. Loping off a wing.

Ryan Burton (91/87): Playing a HBF role
Burton contributed with 23 disposals, 6 marks and 3 tackles.
Billy Hartung (82/79): Playing outside midfield
Hartung contributed with 26 disposals, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Kaiden Brand (80/81): Minding McGovern
Brand added 19 touches and 9 marks.
Luke Hodge (79/67): Drifting back from midfield to be seventh defender
Hodge contributed with 22 disposals, 5 marks and 2 tackles.
Ben Stratton (78/77): Darling is his man
Stratton contributed with 22 touches, 3 grabs and 4 tackles.
James Frawley (76/78): The huge job on Kennedy
Frawley added 18 disposals and 7 grabs.
Cyril Rioli (76/81): His pressure exemplified the turnaround in the Hawk formline… 1.1 from 15 touches and 3 marks plus 6 tackles. Rotating from forward line to midfield.

Will Langford (72/71): Running through midfield
Langford contributed with 23 possessions, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
James Sicily (69/64): Right thigh corked in Q3… 2.1 from 17 possessions and 5 marks. Playing forward on Barrass.

Daniel Howe (68/45): Starting on a HBF
Howe added 14 possessions and 9 tackles.
Jarryd Roughead (67/67): Most of his goals in Q4 junk time… 3.0 from 15 possessions and 3 marks. Rotating forward on McGovern and midfield.

Josh Gibson (63/64): Playing tween defender
Gibson added 21 disposals and 4 marks.
Blake Hardwick (60/65): Rotating at half forward
Hardwick added 19 disposals and 4 marks.
Luke Shuey (119/95): Playing inside midfield
Shuey contributed with 33 disposals, 4 marks, 5 tackles, 2.0 on the scoreboard and 4 free kicks given away.
Jamie Cripps (94/75): Carried off with a right ankle injury late in Q4 after hyperextending it… 1.2 from 18 disposals and 4 marks with 7 tackles. Playing a deep forward role.

Matt Priddis (92/98): Leading the inside midfield
Priddis added 22 touches and 11 tackles.
Chris Masten (91/74): Playing outside midfield
Masten contributed with 26 possessions, 3 grabs and 6 tackles.
Jeremy McGovern (91/95): Starting forward on Brand
McGovern contributed with 16 touches, 9 marks, 2 tackles, 11 hit outs and booted 0.1.
Andrew Gaff (88/79): Running off a wing
Gaff contributed with 27 touches, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Jackson Nelson (77/91): Starting in defence
Nelson contributed with 17 possessions, 3 grabs and 5 tackles.
Elliot Yeo (73/59): Mostly in defence helping out
Yeo contributed with 16 disposals, 6 grabs, 6 tackles and 4 frees against.
Dom Sheed (72/58): Late replacement for Jonathan Giles… 23 possessions and 3 marks plus 2 tackles. Playing an outside game.

Josh J. Kennedy (70/76): Up forward on Frawley
Kennedy contributed with 12 possessions, 6 marks, 2 tackles, 2 hit outs and booted 1.3.
Jack Redden (70/70): Rotating in midfield
Redden contributed with 17 possessions, 3 grabs, 4 tackles and booted 1.0.
Jack Darling (66/63): Starting forward on Stratton
Darling contributed with 10 touches, 5 marks and 4.1.
Tom Barrass (66/82): Third tall defender on Sicily
Barrass contributed with 12 touches, 8 marks and 3 tackles.
Nathan Vardy (63/44): First ruck
Vardy contributed with 8 disposals, 2 grabs, 2 tackles, 27 taps and 0.1.
Sharrod Wellingham (62/63): Playing a HBF
Wellingham contributed with 16 touches, 3 marks and 3 tackles.
Shannon Hurn (58/50): Floating at half back
Hurn contributed with 15 possessions, 5 grabs and 2 tackles.
Liam Duggan (56/48): Playing on outside game
Duggan added 18 disposals and 3 marks.
Mark LeCras (49/54): Goes missing too often when the Eagles are not dominating… 11 possessions and 5 tackles. Playing a half forward role.

Sam Butler (46/54): Playing small defender
Butler contributed with 13 possessions, 2 marks and 2 tackles.
Brad Sheppard (46/42): Guarding space at half back
Sheppard contributed with 11 possessions, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Josh Hill (45/49): Did very little… 2.0 from 8 disposals and 2 marks with 2 tackles. Starting in a FP.

Will Schofield (42/50): Standing O’Brien at FB
Schofield added 10 touches and 4 tackles.

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