Player news from R5 of 2022: Essendon vs Fremantle

Dyson Heppell (103/142): Starting on a wing
Heppell added 34 touches and 7 marks.
Jake Kelly (99/96): In defence
Kelly added 25 disposals and 9 marks.
Darcy Parish (88/114): Playing in central midfield
Parish contributed with 33 touches, 4 marks, 2 tackles and 3 frees against.
Devon Smith (74/86): Playing forward pocket
Smith contributed with 16 disposals, 6 tackles and 0.3.
Matt Guelfi (73/60): Playing a half forward role
Guelfi contributed with 15 touches, 7 grabs, 3 tackles and managed 1.0.
Ben Hobbs (72/65): First game… 15 disposals and 6 marks with 5 tackles. Rotating in midfield.

Andrew McGrath (70/92): Playing a midfield role
McGrath added 23 possessions and 3 marks.
Brandon Zerk-Thatcher (68/89): In defence on Lobb
Zerk-Thatcher added 20 touches and 6 grabs.
Nicholas Martin (68/76): Playing a half forward role
Martin contributed with 17 possessions, 3 grabs and managed 2.1.
Jye Caldwell (67/81): Rotating in midfield
Caldwell contributed with 23 possessions, 2 marks and kicked 1.1.
Jordan Ridley (66/81): In defence
Ridley added 17 touches and 5 marks.
Mason Redman (65/62): Lurking across half back
Redman contributed with 17 disposals, 6 marks and 2 tackles.
Jayden Laverde (57/62): Had seven kicked on him… 15 disposals including 11 kicks… also 9 marks… gave away 4 FA. In defence on Taberner.

Nikolas Cox (54/50): Starting on a wing… shifted forward on Cox in Q2
Cox contributed with 10 disposals, 3 marks, 3 tackles and 1.2 on the scoreboard.
Dylan Shiel (51/68): Playing inside midfield
Shiel added 19 touches and 2 grabs.
Sam Draper (50/67): In ruck
Draper contributed with 8 possessions, 30 ruck taps, managed 1.0 and 3 frees against.
Alec Waterman (48/53): Starting forward on Ryan
Waterman contributed with 6 possessions, 3 marks, 3 tackles and 2.0.
Nick Hind (41/42): Playing a half back role
Hind contributed with 8 disposals, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Peter Wright (41/48): Up forward on Pearce
Wright contributed with 7 possessions, 2 marks, 2 tackles, 7 hit outs and managed 0.1.
Sam Durham (38/51): Playing outside midfield
Durham also had 15 possessions.
Tom Cutler (38/44): On in Q1 for Phillips… 12 possessions and 2 marks plus 0.1. Started as the sub.

Archie Perkins (27/21): Starting deep forward
Perkins contributed with 6 touches, 2 grabs and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Andrew Phillips (5/4): Down in the rooms early in Q1 and subbed off with ice on the right hamstring. Playing a forward/ruck role on Cox.
Phillips also had 0 touches.
Andrew Brayshaw (123/132): Playing in midfield
Brayshaw contributed with 34 disposals, 5 marks, 4 tackles and kicked 1.1.
Caleb Serong (107/75): Starting in midfield
Serong contributed with 30 touches, 7 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 0.1.
Sean Darcy (100/121): First ruck
Darcy contributed with 18 disposals, 5 marks, 2 tackles, 23 hit outs and kicked 2.2.
Matt Taberner (99/115): Three goals in Q3 as the Dockers surged… 7.0 from 11 disposals and 6 marks… aided by 3FF. Starting forward on Laverde.

Hayden Young (90/68): Rotating at half back
Young added 24 disposals and 9 marks.
Luke Ryan (82/93): In defence on Waterman
Ryan contributed with 19 disposals, 7 grabs and 2 tackles.
Brennan Cox (81/99): Starting in defence on Phillips then got Nik Cox in Q1
Cox added 20 disposals and 9 grabs.
Jordan Clark (80/94): Starting at half back
Clark contributed with 20 possessions, 3 marks and 7 tackles.
Blake Acres (79/81): Playing an outside game
Acres contributed with 21 disposals, 6 marks and 2 tackles.
Will Brodie (76/94): Playing in midfield
Brodie contributed with 26 possessions, 3 grabs and 2 tackles.
Heath Chapman (69/44): In defence
Chapman contributed with 15 touches, 7 marks and 2 tackles.
Rory Lobb (69/106): Playing a forward/ruck role on Zerk-Thatcher
Lobb contributed with 12 touches, 2 marks, 7 tackles, 9 hit outs and 0.1.
Nathan O’Driscoll (68/105): Corked left buttock in Q4 but returned… 3 marks and 22 possessions. Playing an outside game.

Michael Frederick (68/75): First goal… 12 touches and 5 marks plus 2 tackles… 2.0 as well. Playing a HFF role.

David Mundy (67/57): Playing central midfield
Mundy contributed with 20 possessions, 2 marks, 3 tackles and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Travis Colyer (62/50): Playing a forward role
Colyer contributed with 15 touches, 4 grabs and kicked 0.1.
Michael Walters (62/54): Starting forward with centre rotations
Walters contributed with 15 possessions, 5 marks, 2 tackles and 0.1.
Samuel Switkowski (61/59): Starting forward
Switkowski contributed with 9 touches, 4 grabs, 5 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
James Aish (57/71): Starting at half back
Aish contributed with 16 touches, 3 marks and 2 tackles.
Alex Pearce (56/71): Kept Wright goalless… 6 marks and 14 touches. In defence on Wright.

Bailey Banfield (49/58): Playing a half forward role
Banfield contributed with 10 disposals, 2 marks and kicked 2.2.
Brandon Walker (32/28): Rotating in defence
Walker contributed with 14 possessions, 2 marks and 3 frees against.
Darcy Tucker (0/0): Started as the sub
Tucker also had 0 possessions.

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