Player news from R8 of 2017: Adelaide vs Melbourne

Sam Jacobs (132/140): First ruck
Jacobs contributed with 13 possessions, 5 grabs, 4 tackles, 74 hit outs, kicked 0.1 and 3 frees against.
Rory Laird (111/123): Largely responsible for Kent… 37 possessions and 4 marks plus 2 tackles… 1.0 as well. Rebounding off the half back flank.

Richard Douglas (97/101): Rotating between midfield and forward
Douglas contributed with 22 possessions, 2 marks, 9 tackles and booted 0.2.
Matt Crouch (89/77): Inside midfielder
Crouch contributed with 29 touches, 2 grabs, 3 tackles and managed 0.1.
Brodie Smith (88/83): Rebounding off the half back flank
Smith contributed with 26 possessions, 5 marks and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Rory Atkins (83/79): Providing drive from the wing
Atkins contributed with 21 touches, 4 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Brad Crouch (78/79): Missed late in Q3 with an unconfirmed injury issue… 26 possessions with 18 by hand… also 3 tackles and 2 marks. Inside midfielder.

Taylor Walker (74/83): Frost keeping him company
Walker contributed with 15 possessions, 3 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 2.2.
Josh Jenkins (68/53): Minded by O.McDonald…
Jenkins contributed with 10 possessions, 6 grabs, 2 tackles, 2 ruck taps and 2.1.
Wayne Milera (68/51): Rotating between forward and wing
Milera added 20 touches and 5 marks.
Tom T. Lynch (66/45): Running defenders looking to cover him including Hibberd and Hunt
Lynch contributed with 16 disposals, 5 marks and 3 tackles.
Daniel Talia (64/75): Has the job on Weideman then took T.McDonald
Talia contributed with 14 disposals, 3 marks and 5 tackles.
Rory Sloane (63/71): Tagged by Vince… Quiet first term with just 3 touches… 11 touches and 12 tackles plus 0.1… gave away 5 FA. Inside midfielder… Switched forward in the fourth.

Jake Kelly (59/60): Marking Petracca
Kelly contributed with 16 disposals, 3 marks and 3 tackles.
David Mackay (56/32): Rebounding off the half back flank
Mackay contributed with 12 touches, 4 marks and 3 tackles.
Luke Brown (53/66): Responsible for Garlett
Brown added 20 touches and 3 grabs.
Curtly Hampton (52/52): Rotating between onball and forward
Hampton added 15 possessions and 4 tackles.
Troy Menzel (52/46): Rotating between forward and wing
Menzel contributed with 11 touches, 4 marks, 3 tackles and managed 0.1.
Andy Otten (49/56): Joined in the junk time late on… 15 touches and 3 marks plus 2 tackles… 0.2 as well. On Watts… Switched forward late in Q4….

Charlie Cameron (49/50): Rotating between forward and midfield
Cameron added 10 disposals and 5 tackles.
Eddie Betts (42/56): Jetta minding him
Betts contributed with 9 possessions, 2 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
Kyle Hartigan (34/40): On T.McDonald then took Weideman
Hartigan added 11 possessions and 3 marks.
Jack Viney (132/130): Inside midfielder
Viney contributed with 30 touches, 2 marks, 12 tackles and 1.1.
Nathan Jones (124/117): First goal… Fantastic first term with 9 touches and a major… 25 touches and 8 marks plus 6 tackles… 2.0 as well. Inside midfielder.

Christian Salem (118/101): Rotating between defence and midfield
Salem contributed with 31 touches, 3 marks and 6 tackles.
Clayton Oliver (116/142): Inside midfielder
Oliver contributed with 30 disposals, 10 tackles and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Michael Hibberd (107/112): Spending time up the ground with Lynch… 8 marks and 34 possessions. Rebounding off the half back flank.

Christian Petracca (103/117): Kelly on him
Petracca contributed with 24 touches, 5 grabs, 5 tackles and booted 1.0.
Cameron Pedersen (94/108): First ruck
Pedersen contributed with 13 possessions, 2 marks, 3 tackles, 22 hit outs and managed 3.0.
Tom McDonald (92/95): Rotating between defence and ruck… Kicked 2 on Hartigan early Q3… Talia on him thereafter… 20 possessions and 7 marks plus 2 tackles… 2.1 as well. Switched forward after HT… Hartigan on him then Talia.
McDonald also had 2 taps.
Dean Kent (85/60): Largely minded by Laird
Kent contributed with 19 disposals, 4 marks, 2 tackles and 2.0.
Jordan Lewis (76/82): Usual role in the midfield
Lewis added 27 possessions and 3 marks.
Dom Tyson (76/64): Usual role in the midfield
Tyson contributed with 20 disposals, 2 marks, 6 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Jeff Garlett (72/67): Brown keeping him company
Garlett contributed with 10 possessions, 2 grabs, 6 tackles and kicked 2.1.
Sam Frost (69/74): Running with Walker
Frost contributed with 18 touches, 4 grabs, 5 tackles and 3 frees against.
Bernie Vince (63/42): Utterly dominated Sloane throughout… 14 touches and 7 tackles. Tagging Sloane.

Jack Watts (60/49): Otten manning him
Watts contributed with 14 touches, 4 marks, 3 tackles and 5 hit outs.
Neville Jetta (59/65): Responsible for Betts
Jetta added 17 touches and 5 marks.
Tomas Bugg (58/70): Rotating between midfield and forward
Bugg contributed with 11 disposals, 2 marks, 3 tackles and managed 2.0.
Joshua Wagner (57/68): Rebounding off the half back flank
Wagner added 19 disposals and 2 tackles.
Oscar McDonald (52/50): Responsible for Jenkins
McDonald added 14 disposals and 4 marks.
Jayden Hunt (45/56): Collision with Jacobs early in Q3 left him KOed… 12 touches and 2 marks plus 2 tackles. Rebounding off the half back flank.

Sam Weideman (44/49): Talia marking him then Hartigan midway through Q3
Weideman contributed with 10 disposals, 2 marks and 5 tackles.
Mitch Hannan (38/30): No stats in Q1… 1.0 from 8 disposals and 2 marks with 2 tackles

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