Match Report: 12.8.80 2017 - Adelaide 18.15.123 defeated Essendon 12.8.80

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Essendon Player Reports

Cale Hooker
Three goals to lift the Bombers in Q3... 13 touches with 8 by foot... also 10 marks... and booted 4.0. Playing tall forward on Talia.
Hooker also had 3 frees against.

Sore Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti
Suffered left hamstring soreness in Q3... 8 disposals and 2 marks with 3 tackles... 0.1 as well. Starting deep forward.

Joe Daniher
Three goals in Q2... 3.1 from 14 touches and 4 marks... umps paid him 3FF. Up forward on Keath.
Daniher also had 4 hit outs.

Martin Gleeson
Playing third tall defender on McGovern
Gleeson contributed with 19 possessions, 8 marks and 2 tackles.

Andrew McGrath
Spending most of the game chasing Betts
McGrath added 25 touches and 8 marks.

Jobe Watson
Rotating midfield and forward
Watson contributed with 16 disposals, 2 grabs and 1.0.

Ben Howlett
Rotating midfield and forward
Howlett contributed with 9 possessions, 4 marks and 7 tackles.

James Stewart
Third tall forward on Kelly
Stewart contributed with 12 possessions, 6 marks, 2 tackles and managed 2.3.

Travis Colyer
Playing outside midfield
Colyer contributed with 7 touches, 3 tackles and 1.0.

David Myers
Playing an outside game
Myers contributed with 18 possessions, 3 tackles and managed 0.1.

Darcy Parish
Playing in the midfield
Parish added 19 touches and 3 tackles.

Dyson Heppell
Playing inside midfield
Heppell contributed with 20 touches, 3 marks, 5 tackles and 3 free kicks given away.

Brendon Goddard
Playing inside midfield
Goddard contributed with 27 disposals, 7 grabs and 5 tackles.

Patrick Ambrose
The big job on Walker
Ambrose added 16 possessions and 5 grabs.

Conor McKenna
Rotating at half back
McKenna contributed with 20 touches, 4 marks and booted 1.0.

James Kelly
Lurking at half back
Kelly added 21 touches and 9 grabs.

Jayden Laverde
Playing a HFF role
Laverde added 14 touches and 3 marks.

Matt Dea
Playing in defence
Dea contributed with 18 touches, 5 marks and 4 tackles.

Josh Green
Playing a FP role
Green added 10 disposals and 6 tackles.

David Zaharakis
Playing midfield
Zaharakis contributed with 26 possessions, 3 marks, 8 tackles and booted 0.1.

Michael Hurley
Standing Jenkins
Hurley contributed with 34 touches, 8 grabs and 3 frees against.

Matthew Leuenberger
First ruck
Leuenberger contributed with 11 touches, 4 marks, 3 tackles and 29 hit outs.

Adelaide Player Reports

Sore Rory Sloane
Left leg knock in Q3 when kicking into Dea... 21 possessions and 2 marks plus 9 tackles... aided by 3FF. Playing inside midfield.

Sore Taylor Walker
Left ankle twisted under Ambrose early in Q1... Scored 2.2 from 7 grabs and 12 disposals. Starting forward on Ambrose.
Walker also had 2 tackles.

Matt Crouch
His clearance work set up the win particularly in Q1... 35 touches and 4 tackles. Playing inside midfield.

Mitch McGovern
First goal... 3.1 from 10 touches and 5 marks plus 3 tackles. Third tall forward on Gleeson.

Sam Jacobs
First ruck with support from Jenkins
Jacobs contributed with 11 disposals, 2 tackles and 26 taps.

Eddie Betts
Starting deep forward on McGrath
Betts contributed with 7 disposals, 4 tackles and 0.1.

Jake Kelly
Third tall defender on Stewart
Kelly contributed with 14 possessions, 9 grabs and 3 tackles.

Richard Douglas
Playing outside midfield
Douglas contributed with 23 possessions, 6 marks, 2 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.

David Mackay
Playing outside midfield
Mackay contributed with 19 disposals, 5 marks, 7 tackles and booted 1.1.

Riley Knight
Playing outside midfield
Knight contributed with 13 possessions, 4 marks and booted 1.1.

Brad Crouch
Playing inside midfield
Crouch contributed with 20 touches, 4 tackles and managed 1.0.

Tom T. Lynch
Playing a high HFF role
Lynch contributed with 17 touches, 8 marks, 3 tackles and 1.1.

Luke Brown
Playing small defender
Brown contributed with 17 touches, 4 marks and 2 tackles.

Alex Keath
The big job on Daniher
Keath contributed with 18 touches, 11 marks and 2 tackles.

Brodie Smith
Coming off half back
Smith contributed with 23 possessions, 9 marks, 5 tackles and managed 2.0.

Hugh Greenwood
Playing a HFF role
Greenwood contributed with 16 disposals, 7 marks and 1.1 on the scoreboard.

Rory Laird
Running off a HBF
Laird added 27 touches and 10 grabs.

Rory Atkins
Coming off a wing
Atkins contributed with 27 touches, 7 marks and kicked 1.0.

Josh Jenkins
At FF on Hurley
Jenkins contributed with 21 disposals, 11 marks, 3 tackles, 9 taps and booted 3.2.

Daniel Talia
Standing Hooker
Talia added 9 disposals and 2 marks.