Western Bulldogs Player Reports
Knock to right ankle in Q1... freshened it up in Q2 and off again... 19 disposals including 15 kicks... also 4 marks... and booted 2.1. Playing a high half forward role starting on Kolodjashnij.
Had his left shoulder and head smashed into the turf in a Menegola tackle and trudged off in pain... 2 touches. Late replacement for Matthew Suckling.
Sore after Dangerfield fell across his right knee in Q2... 16 touches including 12 kicks... also 6 marks and 4 tackles. Starting on a HBF.
His work in midfield in the second half was crucial... 24 possessions and 4 marks plus 4 tackles... 1.0 as well. Starting forward.
Sore after an accidental clash with Morris in Q2 left him with sore right ribs... 4 marks and 15 disposals. At FB on Hawkins.
Trengove also had 2 hit outs.
First goal... 13 possessions and 2 marks plus 5 tackles... 3.0 as well. Starting in attack.
Leading the inside midfield... a high bump on Taylor in Q3 will be scrutinised
Bontempelli contributed with 23 touches, 3 marks, 7 tackles and 2.3 on the scoreboard.
First game... 18 possessions and 3 marks plus 2 tackles. Rotating in defence.
Playing midfield with stints in attack
Dunkley contributed with 27 touches, 3 marks, 7 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
Starting forward on Blicavs
Naughton contributed with 7 touches, 2 marks and 2 tackles.
Starting forward on Stewart
Schache contributed with 15 disposals, 5 marks and kicked 2.0.
Starting forward on Henry
Cordy contributed with 14 disposals, 3 marks, 4 tackles and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Playing outside midfield
Hunter contributed with 24 disposals, 5 marks and 3 tackles.
Playing inside midfield
McLean contributed with 25 possessions, 2 marks, 11 tackles and 1.0.
Starting at half back
Johannisen added 23 disposals and 3 grabs.
In defence on Taylor
Morris contributed with 12 possessions, 2 marks and 2 tackles.
Starting in midfield
Williams contributed with 18 disposals, 3 marks, 4 tackles and kicked 2.0.
Rotating in defence
Smith added 15 possessions and 4 marks.
Lipinski contributed with 25 touches, 6 grabs and 0.1 on the scoreboard.
Boyd contributed with 17 disposals, 3 tackles and 31 hit outs.
Geelong Player Reports
Came off worse for wear in an accidental headclash with Dunkley in Q2 trying to tackle Selwood... 29 possessions and 8 marks plus 5 tackles. Starting in the guts.
Massive Q4 after a quiet game up to then... 34 possessions and 4 marks plus 4 tackles... 1.0 as well. Rotating in midfield.
First game... 14 touches and 4 marks plus 6 tackles... 2.1 as well. Mostly forward.
Gary Ablett jnr
Fully embedded in the engine room
Ablett jnr contributed with 30 disposals, 8 marks, 2 tackles and kicked 1.0.
Playing in defence on Schache
Stewart contributed with 21 possessions, 2 marks and 3 tackles.
Rotating midfield and forward
Dangerfield contributed with 31 touches, 5 marks and booted 1.1.
Starting forward on Morris
Taylor contributed with 17 disposals, 5 grabs, 3 tackles, 2 hit outs and kicked 2.3.
Playing outside midfield
Cunico added 8 touches and 4 tackles.
Mostly starting forward
Fogarty added 13 disposals and 4 grabs.
Leading the inside mids
Selwood contributed with 34 possessions, 4 grabs, 6 tackles and booted 0.1.
Playing small defender
Bews added 8 disposals and 2 tackles.
Playing FB on Naughton
Blicavs contributed with 14 disposals, 5 grabs and 4 tackles.
Up forward on Roughead
Hawkins contributed with 14 disposals, 9 marks, 2 hit outs and kicked 3.2.
In defence on Gowers
Kolodjashnij added 7 disposals and 5 frees against.
Coming off half back
Guthrie contributed with 22 disposals, 7 marks and 3 tackles.
Playing in midfield
Duncan contributed with 27 possessions, 8 grabs and 4 tackles.
Playing a FP role
Parsons contributed with 9 disposals, 3 tackles and booted 0.1.
Starting on a HFF
Parfitt contributed with 13 touches, 5 tackles and 1.0 on the scoreboard.
Running off a HBF
Tuohy contributed with 28 possessions, 5 marks and 2 tackles.
Starting on a HFF
Menegola contributed with 21 disposals, 8 grabs, 6 tackles and 2.0 on the scoreboard.
Henry contributed with 12 touches, 6 marks and 6 tackles.
Stanley contributed with 19 touches, 4 grabs, 3 tackles, 36 ruck taps, kicked 1.0 and 3 frees against.