Player news from R2 of 2022: Essendon vs Brisbane

Zach Merrett (111/117): Copped a Berry tag in Q3… right leg problem late in Q4 and did not return… 31 touches and 4 marks plus 3 tackles… 1.0 as well. Playing inside midfield.

Darcy Parish (111/111): Playing in central midfield
Parish contributed with 35 disposals, 6 marks, 2 tackles, kicked 0.2 and 3 frees against.
Peter Wright (103/121): First goal… humongous in Q1 with two goals from ten kicks… Scored 3.1 from 11 grabs and 15 disposals. Up forward on Andrews.
Wright also had 6 hit outs.
Jordan Ridley (72/103): In defence on McStay
Ridley added 18 disposals and 5 marks.
Nikolas Cox (71/69): Right knee injury in Q4 in a clash with McCarthy… 0.1 from 21 possessions and 4 marks plus 2 tackles… umps paid him 3FF. Starting on a wing.

Sam Draper (70/96): In ruck
Draper added 13 possessions and 33 ruck taps.
Tom Cutler (70/63): Playing an outside game
Cutler contributed with 15 touches, 7 marks and managed 1.2.
Archie Perkins (68/64): Starting on a HFF
Perkins contributed with 11 disposals, 4 marks and managed 3.1.
Jake Stringer (65/66): Mostly midfield with stints forward on Gardiner
Stringer contributed with 15 touches, 2 grabs, 4 tackles and managed 1.0.
Jake Kelly (63/68): Minding Cameron
Kelly contributed with 13 disposals, 6 marks and 2 tackles.
Nick Hind (62/75): Playing a half back role
Hind added 19 disposals and 3 marks.
Dyson Heppell (59/71): Starting on a wing
Heppell added 16 possessions and 6 marks.
Jye Caldwell (58/90): Rotating in midfield
Caldwell contributed with 21 disposals, 2 tackles and 0.1.
Andrew McGrath (57/57): Playing a half back role
McGrath contributed with 17 possessions, 2 marks, 2 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Jayden Laverde (54/71): In defence on Daniher
Laverde added 15 possessions and 6 marks.
Mason Redman (54/76): Lurking across half back
Redman contributed with 14 possessions, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Brayden Ham (48/53): Playing an outside game
Ham contributed with 10 possessions, 4 marks, 2 tackles and booted 0.1.
Sam Durham (46/44): Playing outside midfield
Durham contributed with 10 disposals, 4 grabs, 3 tackles and 0.1.
Aaron Francis (43/44): Playing tall forward on Adams
Francis contributed with 11 disposals, 6 grabs and 0.2.
Matt Guelfi (41/56): Playing a half forward role
Guelfi contributed with 11 possessions, 2 marks and 2 tackles.
James Stewart (20/23): In defence on Fort
Stewart contributed with 7 touches, 2 tackles and 3 frees against.
Devon Smith (18/24): Rotating forward and midfield
Smith added 4 possessions and managed 1.0.
Tex Wanganeen (0/0): First game. Started as the sub.
Wanganeen also had 0 disposals.
Dayne Zorko (145/116): Carrying a left Achilles problem and visibly struggling… 33 disposals including 25 kicks… also 16 marks and 2 tackles. Playing a half back role.

Lachie Neale (145/198): Prolific in Q3… 41 possessions and 6 marks plus 2 tackles… 2.2 as well. Playing inside midfield.

Daniel Rich (104/123): Starting at half back
Rich contributed with 29 disposals, 5 grabs and 3 tackles.
Hugh McCluggage (87/117): Playing a HFF role
McCluggage contributed with 19 touches, 6 grabs, 3 tackles, managed 3.0 and 3 frees against.
Jarryd Lyons (86/100): Playing inside midfield
Lyons contributed with 25 possessions, 4 grabs and 2 tackles.
Charlie Cameron (76/91): Starting forward
Cameron contributed with 14 touches, 4 grabs, 3 tackles and 2.2.
Oscar McInerney (75/71): First ruck
McInerney contributed with 13 touches, 3 tackles, 18 taps and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Joe Daniher (70/80): Starting forward on Laverde
Daniher contributed with 14 disposals, 8 grabs and booted 2.0.
Jarrod Berry (67/75): Moved to tag Merrett in Q3
Berry contributed with 14 touches, 4 marks and 5 tackles.
Noah Answerth (66/64): Playing small defender
Answerth contributed with 15 possessions, 5 marks and 3 tackles.
Darcy Gardiner (65/82): In defence on Stringer when forward
Gardiner added 15 disposals and 8 marks.
Marcus Adams (62/82): In defence on Francis
Adams added 16 disposals and 7 marks.
Zac Bailey (60/64): Rotating midfield and forward
Bailey contributed with 15 disposals, 4 marks, booted 2.1 and 3 frees against.
Brandon Starcevich (49/65): Playing small defender
Starcevich added 11 possessions and 5 marks.
Daniel McStay (48/42): At CHF on Ridley
McStay added 11 disposals and 5 marks.
Nakia Cockatoo (48/55): Rotating at half forward
Cockatoo contributed with 7 disposals, 3 marks, 4 tackles and 1.0.
Harris Andrews (47/73): In defence on Wright
Andrews added 11 possessions and 6 marks.
Lincoln McCarthy (44/59): Starting on a HFF
McCarthy contributed with 10 disposals, 2 grabs, 2 tackles and managed 1.1.
Cameron Rayner (43/49): Starting in midfield
Rayner contributed with 12 disposals, 3 marks and booted 1.0.
Darcy Fort (36/54): Playing a forward/ruck role on Stewart
Fort contributed with 14 touches, 5 ruck taps and 4 free kicks given away.
Callum Ah Chee (26/23): Starting at half forward
Ah Chee added 6 disposals and 2 tackles.
Harry Sharp (12/23): Running on the outside
Sharp also had 5 possessions.
Jaxon Prior (0/0): Started as the sub
Prior also had 0 touches.

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