Player news from R7 of 2017: Western Bulldogs vs Richmond

Lachie Hunter (127/125): Rotating between forward and midfield
Hunter contributed with 28 touches, 8 marks, 7 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Marcus Bontempelli (117/132): Inside midfielder
Bontempelli contributed with 27 disposals, 4 marks, 10 tackles, 1.1 on the scoreboard and 3 frees against.
Luke Dahlhaus (112/102): Inside midfielder
Dahlhaus contributed with 31 disposals, 4 grabs, 5 tackles and 0.1.
Robert Murphy (100/88): 23 disposals including 17 kicks… also 9 marks and 2 tackles

Matt Suckling (97/72): Rotating between defence and wing
Suckling contributed with 20 disposals, 7 marks, 4 tackles and managed 0.2.
Jack Macrae (96/115): Rotating between midfield and defence
Macrae contributed with 30 touches, 4 tackles and managed 0.1.
Tom Boyd (95/106): First ruck
Boyd contributed with 19 disposals, 5 grabs, 3 tackles and 25 hit outs.
Jason Johannisen (85/104): Right hand soreness midway through the second term… Made a significant contribution post half time… 24 possessions and 3 marks plus 3 tackles… 0.2 as well. Rebounding off the half back flank.

Bailey Williams (84/93): 22 disposals and 4 marks with 4 tackles… 0.1 as well… helped out by 3FF

Liam Picken (83/69): Rotating between forward and midfield
Picken contributed with 18 possessions, 5 marks, 3 tackles and managed 1.1.
Clay Smith (81/86): Ellis manning him
Smith contributed with 15 disposals, 4 marks, 4 tackles, managed 4.0 and 3 frees against.
Marcus Adams (74/70): Astbury on him
Adams contributed with 12 touches, 6 marks, 3 tackles and booted 2.2.
Caleb Daniel (74/79): Rotating between forward and midfield
Daniel contributed with 20 touches, 4 marks, 2 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Tom Liberatore (73/85): Rotating between inside midfield and forward
Liberatore added 21 possessions and 7 tackles.
Matthew Boyd (70/57): Largely responsible for Castagna… 4 marks and 23 disposals. Rebounding off the half back flank.

Lin Jong (66/51): Rotating between forward and midfield with the odd stint in the ruck
Jong contributed with 21 touches, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Toby McLean (65/67): Just the one touch in Q1… 1.1 from 20 touches and 2 marks plus 2 tackles. Rotating between forward and midfield.

Easton Wood (52/79): Played loose and then took the resting mid mainly Caddy
Wood added 15 possessions and 5 marks.
Zaine Cordy (51/59): Has the key job on Riewoldt
Cordy contributed with 13 possessions, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Fletcher Roberts (42/63): Standing Elton
Roberts added 10 possessions and 3 grabs.
Josh Dunkley (38/21): Shoulder dislocation midway through the fourth… 6 possessions including 5 kicks… also 4 tackles and 2 marks. Rotating between ruck and forward.

Jake Stringer (23/28): Right knee injury midway through the third… 1.0 from 7 possessions. Grimes on him.

Shaun Grigg (108/102): Inside midfielder
Grigg contributed with 29 possessions, 5 grabs, 4 tackles and booted 1.0.
Dustin Martin (103/87): First goal… 28 disposals and 3 marks with 5 tackles… 2.0 as well… gave away 3 FA. Rotating between midfield and forward.

Bachar Houli (99/103): 26 possessions and 7 marks plus 3 tackles

Brandon Ellis (96/94): Largely responsible for Smith
Ellis contributed with 20 touches, 8 grabs and 3 tackles.
Jack Riewoldt (91/97): Enjoyed a huge first term which included 2 majors… Jack notched his 500th major tonight… 4.1 from 15 touches and 8 marks plus 4 tackles… conceded 5 FA. Cordy following him.

Trent Cotchin (90/103): Inside midfielder
Cotchin contributed with 19 possessions, 5 marks and 8 tackles.
Josh Caddy (88/79): Spending more time in the midfield early… 20 possessions and 5 marks plus 4 tackles… 1.0 as well. Rotating between inside midfield and forward.

Alex Rance (82/92): Largely playing the loose role in defence
Rance contributed with 16 disposals, 8 grabs and 3 tackles.
David Astbury (78/84): Standing Adams
Astbury added 19 disposals and 10 marks.
Ivan Soldo (75/63): First game… 42 hit outs… also 9 possessions and 2 tackles. First ruck.
Soldo also had 3 marks.
Kane Lambert (74/74): Largely forward with the odd midfield stint
Lambert contributed with 23 touches, 2 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 1.2.
Anthony Miles (73/59): 19 possessions and 3 marks plus 3 tackles… 1.0 as well

Jayden Short (64/87): 19 touches including 17 kicks… also 2 marks and 2 tackles

Todd Elton (62/56): Roberts minding him
Elton contributed with 10 touches, 6 grabs, 2 tackles, 7 hit outs and 0.1.
Kamdyn McIntosh (59/70): Rotating between wing and defence
McIntosh contributed with 15 disposals, 3 grabs, 3 tackles and booted 0.1.
Daniel Butler (50/57): 1.1 from 13 possessions and 4 tackles

Jason Castagna (49/41): Largely opposed by M.Boyd
Castagna contributed with 11 touches, 3 marks, 4 tackles and booted 0.1.
Oleg Markov (41/41): 5 marks and 10 touches

Daniel Rioli (40/32): Rotating between forward and midfield
Rioli contributed with 9 disposals, 4 tackles and 0.1.
Nick Vlastuin (34/44): Right shoulder soreness early in Q2… 7 disposals including 6 kicks… also 2 marks and 2 tackles. Taking the resting mid mainly Bontempelli.

Dylan Grimes (25/28): No touches in Q1… 2 marks and 7 touches. Following Stringer.

Corey Ellis (22/23): 6 possessions and 2 tackles

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