Player news from R19 of 2017: North Melbourne vs Melbourne

Andrew Swallow (105/131): Splitting time between midfield and forward
Swallow contributed with 27 touches, 2 marks, 7 tackles and booted 1.0.
Luke McDonald (105/107): Rebounding off the half back flank
McDonald contributed with 21 touches, 3 grabs, 10 tackles and 1.0.
Shaun Higgins (103/110): Inside midfielder
Higgins contributed with 28 possessions, 5 marks, 3 tackles and 1.1.
Jack Ziebell (93/111): 25 touches including 19 kicks… also 4 tackles and 2 marks

Ben Brown (93/95): Stood by Frost
Brown contributed with 14 disposals, 8 marks and managed 4.1.
Ben Cunnington (85/97): Inside midfielder
Cunnington contributed with 23 disposals, 5 grabs and 4 tackles.
Ryan Clarke (81/81): 24 touches and 3 marks plus 4 tackles

Sam Gibson (74/80): Providing drive from the wing
Gibson added 23 possessions and 3 tackles.
Aaron Mullett (63/71): 20 disposals and 2 marks with 2 tackles

Scott D. Thompson (59/82): 17 touches with 12 by hand… also 3 marks… and scored 1.0

Nathan Hrovat (59/54): Splitting time between forward and wing
Hrovat added 17 disposals and 4 marks.
Majak Daw (58/63): Limping late in the second term… 18 hit outs… also 4 possessions and 6 tackles. First ruck.
Daw also had 2 marks.
Shaun Atley (57/67): Splitting time between half back and wing
Atley contributed with 19 touches, 2 marks, 2 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Taylor Garner (54/62): Playing forward with the wind and in defence when against it…
Garner contributed with 17 touches, 3 tackles and managed 0.2.
Daniel Nielson (53/53): 11 touches and 2 marks plus 4 tackles… helped out by 3FF

Jy Simpkin (53/84): Jetta running with him
Simpkin contributed with 12 touches, 2 grabs, 2 tackles and 2.1.
Robbie Tarrant (52/44): Marking Hogan
Tarrant added 9 disposals and 7 tackles.
Declan Mountford (52/63): Knock to the head late in the first… 16 disposals and 3 marks

Braydon Preuss (51/39): Corky to the right quad during the second term… 23 hit outs… also 4 possessions and 5 tackles… and booted 0.1

Trent Dumont (47/67): Inside midfielder
Dumont added 14 disposals and 4 tackles.
Sam Durdin (44/41): On Watts
Durdin contributed with 13 possessions, 2 marks, 3 tackles, 0.1 and 3 free kicks given away.
Jarrad Waite (38/37): First goal… Left calf soreness early in the third… Mothballed soon after… 1.0 from 9 possessions and 2 marks. Started in defence early Q1… Then went forward… O.McDonald took him.

Clayton Oliver (120/163): Inside midfielder
Oliver contributed with 33 possessions, 3 marks, 10 tackles, booted 1.0 and 3 frees against.
Max Gawn (117/117): First ruck
Gawn contributed with 18 possessions, 3 marks, 4 tackles and 52 taps.
Jordan Lewis (115/128): Splitting time between wing and a loose defence role
Lewis contributed with 35 possessions, 3 marks and 4 tackles.
Michael Hibberd (104/81): Rebounding off the half back flank
Hibberd contributed with 27 disposals, 9 marks and managed 0.1.
Jayden Hunt (93/89): Splitting time between half back and wing
Hunt contributed with 18 possessions, 6 marks, 5 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Dom Tyson (92/93): 30 disposals and 3 marks with 2 tackles… 0.1 as well

Tom McDonald (82/83): 15 disposals and 6 marks with 3 tackles… 2.2 as well
McDonald also had 4 hit outs.
Neville Jetta (80/105): Knee to the head from Waite left him dazed midway through the first… Back on soon after… 18 touches and 7 marks plus 3 tackles… umps paid him 3FF. Marking Simpkin.

Jack Viney (80/73): Inside midfielder
Viney contributed with 17 touches, 3 marks and 8 tackles.
Christian Salem (78/72): Rebounding off the half back flank
Salem contributed with 22 touches, 4 grabs and 3 tackles.
James Harmes (76/78): 24 touches and 4 tackles plus 0.2

Jeff Garlett (71/73): 3.2 from 14 possessions and 2 marks plus 2 tackles

Jay Kennedy-Harris (64/63): Playing high half forward
Kennedy-Harris added 18 disposals and 5 tackles.
Jack Watts (60/73): Durdin responsible for him
Watts contributed with 16 possessions, 4 grabs and 3 tackles.
Alex Neal-Bullen (54/65): Splitting time between forward and midfield
Neal-Bullen contributed with 16 touches, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
Oscar McDonald (45/69): Spent time on both Brown and Waite
McDonald contributed with 12 touches, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Jesse Hogan (43/36): Broken collarbone injury midway through the third term… 1.0 from 11 possessions and 2 marks. Tarrant minding him.

Christian Petracca (42/64): Splitting time between midfield and forward
Petracca added 17 disposals and 3 tackles.
Jake Melksham (40/35): 11 disposals and 2.1

Jack Trengove (32/20): 13 disposals

Sam Frost (32/50): Largely opposed to Brown
Frost contributed with 9 disposals, 2 marks and 2 tackles.
Mitch Hannan (23/21): 3 possessions and 5 tackles

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