Player news from R16 of 2022: Essendon vs Sydney

Zach Merrett (128/134): Playing inside midfield
Merrett contributed with 24 touches, 6 marks, 6 tackles and booted 3.0.
Nick Hind (106/120): Running from half back
Hind contributed with 25 disposals, 7 marks, 2 tackles and booted 1.1.
Jake Kelly (99/86): In defence on Heeney
Kelly contributed with 20 possessions, 13 marks and 1.0.
Dyson Heppell (95/99): Starting on a wing
Heppell contributed with 25 possessions, 8 grabs and kicked 1.0.
Brandon Zerk-Thatcher (89/94): In defence on McDonald
Zerk-Thatcher contributed with 18 touches, 9 marks and 3 tackles.
Mason Redman (87/104): Lurking across half back
Redman contributed with 22 touches, 7 marks and 1.0.
Peter Wright (86/88): Up forward on Tom McCartin
Wright contributed with 16 possessions, 7 marks, 6 hit outs and 2.1 on the scoreboard.
Darcy Parish (84/114): Playing in central midfield
Parish contributed with 21 disposals, 2 marks and 7 tackles.
Massimo D’Ambrosio (77/82): Rotating in defence
D’Ambrosio added 23 disposals and 6 grabs.
Ben Hobbs (73/85): Playing a forward role… switched to mids in Q4
Hobbs contributed with 20 possessions, 5 marks, 2 tackles and 1.0.
Nicholas Martin (72/68): Playing a half forward role
Martin contributed with 18 touches, 5 marks and 3 tackles.
Sam Durham (71/58): Playing a wing role
Durham contributed with 16 touches, 7 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Dylan Shiel (68/71): Left shoulder knock in a clash with McDonald in Q2 but played on… 20 touches and 4 tackles. Playing inside midfield.

Jordan Ridley (67/81): In defence
Ridley added 17 touches and 8 marks.
Jye Caldwell (67/66): Rotating in midfield
Caldwell contributed with 18 possessions, 5 marks and 2 tackles.
Jake Stringer (63/89): His Q4 turned the game… 2.0 from 17 possessions. Mostly forward on Rampe.

Sam Draper (62/63): In ruck
Draper contributed with 8 possessions, 3 tackles and 30 ruck taps.
Kyle Langford (48/73): In midfield
Langford contributed with 13 touches, 4 marks and kicked 1.0.
Jayden Laverde (46/60): In defence on Franklin
Laverde contributed with 11 possessions, 5 marks, 3 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
Will Snelling (43/44): Playing a forward role
Snelling contributed with 11 disposals, 3 marks and 3 tackles.
Matt Guelfi (33/51): Playing a forward role
Guelfi contributed with 12 touches, 2 marks, 2 tackles, booted 0.1 and 3 frees against.
Harrison Jones (26/26): Starting forward on Paddy McCartin
Jones contributed with 5 touches, 2 marks and 1.0.
Andrew Phillips (0/0): Started as the sub
Phillips also had 0 touches.
Chad Warner (107/147): Rotating in midfield
Warner contributed with 25 touches, 5 grabs, 2 tackles and 3.1.
Luke Parker (98/97): Playing inside midfield
Parker contributed with 25 touches, 3 grabs and 6 tackles.
Lance Franklin (94/83): Up forward on Laverde
Franklin contributed with 16 disposals, 9 marks, 3 tackles and 2.1 on the scoreboard.
Errol Gulden (90/63): Playing a wing role
Gulden contributed with 23 touches, 7 marks and 2 tackles.
Tom Papley (88/85): First goal… 1.3 from 18 disposals and 5 marks with 2 tackles… umps paid him 4FF. Starting deep forward.

Will Hayward (74/79): Starting at half forward
Hayward contributed with 8 possessions, 6 marks, 6 tackles and 1.1.
Jake Lloyd (69/88): Starting at half back
Lloyd added 19 possessions and 6 grabs.
Nick Blakey (67/65): Starting across half back
Blakey contributed with 15 possessions, 2 marks and 5 tackles.
Dane Rampe (65/47): In defence on Stringer
Rampe contributed with 11 possessions, 6 marks and 5 tackles.
Tom Hickey (64/80): First ruck
Hickey contributed with 12 touches, 3 marks, 3 tackles and 18 hit outs.
Isaac Heeney (61/65): Copped a big whack across the chops from Langford late in Q1… 2.1 from 9 disposals and 6 marks with 2 tackles. Starting forward on Kelly.

Justin McInerney (60/73): Starting on a wing
McInerney contributed with 14 possessions, 4 marks and 2 tackles.
Dylan Stephens (58/58): Running on the outside
Stephens contributed with 12 touches, 4 marks and 4 tackles.
Sam Reid (54/50): Playing a forward/ruck role
Reid contributed with 7 touches, 4 marks, 4 ruck taps and booted 2.2.
Callum Mills (54/86): Quiet first half… 13 disposals and 3 marks with 3 tackles… 1.0 as well. Playing central midfield.

James Rowbottom (52/62): Starting in midfield
Rowbottom contributed with 14 touches, 2 grabs, 5 tackles and 3 frees against.
Paddy McCartin (52/74): In defence on Jones
McCartin added 13 disposals and 5 grabs.
Robbie Fox (51/66): In defence
Fox contributed with 14 possessions, 2 marks and 2 tackles.
Tom McCartin (42/70): Starting in defence on Wright
McCartin contributed with 9 disposals, 5 marks, 3 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.
Logan McDonald (38/34): Starting forward on Zerk-Thatcher
McDonald contributed with 6 disposals, 5 marks, 2 tackles and booted 0.1.
Braeden Campbell (30/30): Playing a half back role
Campbell contributed with 6 disposals, 2 tackles and 0.2.
Oliver Florent (28/40): Playing a half back role
Florent added 8 possessions and 2 grabs.
Ryan Clarke (0/0): Started as the sub
Clarke also had 0 touches.

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