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  • Melbourne v Fremantle
  • Round 16 - 13:45 AEST, Jul 14, 2012
  • Marvel Stadium
  • 13° Shower or two, increasing later.
16th
7th
  • Goals 12
  • Behinds 11
  • Total 83

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  • Goals 18
  • Behinds 9
  • Total 117

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The return from footy purgatory for Michael Walters

Match Videos

Melbourne

  • Q1
    6.4
    (40)
  • Q2
    8.6
    (54)
  • Q3
    12.7
    (79)
  • Q4
    12.11
    (83)
  • Q1
    3.2
    (20)
  • Q2
    6.5
    (41)
  • Q3
    11.6
    (72)
  • Q4
    18.9
    (117)

Fremantle

Stats

  • 320
  • 176
  • 144
  • 17
  • 38
  • 14
  • 24
  • 47
  • 8
  • 133
  • 83
  • 41
  • 0
  • Disposals
  • Kicks
  • Handballs
  • Free Kicks
  • Clearances
  • Centre
  • Stoppages
  • Inside 50
  • Marks in 50
  • Contested Possessions
  • Tackles
  • Hit-Outs
  • Interchanges
  • 340
  • 238
  • 102
  • 23
  • 37
  • 14
  • 23
  • 57
  • 15
  • 146
  • 67
  • 42
  • 0

Match  Feed

  • Q4 30:00

    GOAL DOCKERSFremantle finish it off with some party tricks. Pearce soccers it off the ground. The goal umpire steps out of the way and watches it bounce through.

  • Q4 28:00

    GOAL DOCKERSBalantyne wins the contested football and kicks to the running Hill who marks. Hill's kick is perfection.

  • Q4 24:20

    BEHIND DOCKERSBradley marks and is paid a 50 metre penalty. His resulting shot at goal hits the post.

  • Q4 22:10

    BEHIND DOCKERSPavlich is taken out of the marking contest in a not so legal manner. From 43 metres out he misses to the left.

  • Q4 20:40

    BEHIND DEMONSRivers wins the free kick for holding the ball, but his kick drifts from right to left.

  • Q4 17:50

    BEHIND DOCKERSBallantyne tries one from distance but it's a behind.

  • Q4 16:30

    BEHIND DEMONSCouch finds Petterd whose effort misses to the right.

  • Q4 15:30

    GOAL DOCKERSFremantle have gone bang, bang, bang and bang and have just about put this one to bed. Pavlich comes out to mark and keep his straight goal kicking momentum.

  • Q4 13:40

    GOAL DOCKERSChris Mayne with yet another goal assist. This time he handballs to Walters running past. He is lethal from 50 and proves to be so once again. The Dockers lead by 15.

  • Q4 11:10

    GOAL DOCKERSFremantle getting some breathing space with Mayne doing some great work to win the footy and keep it. He handballs over the top to Barlow who puts it away.

  • Q4 08:00

    GOAL DOCKERSMayne has been quiet for most of the game but he pops up at crucial moments such as these. He marks and kicks it to put the Dockers back in the lead.

  • Q4 06:00

    Lets hope Melbourne do not lose this match as a result of these misses early in the quarter.

  • Q4 05:30

    BEHIND DEMONSGrimes tries one from distance but he misses to the left.

  • Q4 03:40

    BEHIND DEMONSRivers throws it on the boot and tries to conjure something from nothing. His shot sneaks in for a behind.

  • Q4 01:20

    GOAL DOCKERSBarlow grabs the ball but is tackled as he kicks it. The ball doesn't get much distance but it keeps bouncing and through it goes.

  • Q4 00:01

    The final quarter is underway.

  • Q3 31:20

    The siren sounds for three quarter time with Melbourne leading by 7 points.

  • Q3 30:40

    BEHIND DOCKERSBradley takes a good strong mark, but he misses a shot he should have really done better with.

  • Q3 27:00

    Fremantle have activated their sub with Sutcliffe coming on for Broughton.

  • Q3 25:25

    GOAL DOCKERSEnter the moment, enter the Pavlich! The skipper, captain courageous himself, Matthew Pavlich kicks his third goal. Demons lead by 8 points.

  • Q3 24:00

    GOAL DOCKERSde Boer handballs to Walters running past and he simply runs in and kicks a very much so badly needed goal for the Dockers.

  • Q3 21:30

    GOAL DEMONSBlease shakes off de Boer, runs inside 50 and kicks a magnificent goal. Yes please Mr Blease!

  • Q3 20:30

    GOAL DEMONSBate shakes off his opponent to take a good contested mark. He slots through the goal with the Demons leading by 14 points.

  • Q3 18:00

    BEHIND DEMONSHowe marks just on the 50 but his shot misses to the right.

  • Q3 16:00

    GOAL DEMONSGreen marks in between two Dockers and the crowd rise. He goes back and kicks it. Demons have two in a row against the run of play.

  • Q3 14:30

    GOAL DEMONSGreen holds McPhee and gets away with it. He handballs to Bail whose worm burner skids through for a goal. Dees back in front.

  • Q3 12:30

    GOAL DOCKERSPavlich marks strongly and takes his time to get up. He goes back and calmly slots it through to give his team the lead by 5 points.

  • Q3 09:00

    GOAL DOCKERSFremantle work the ball forward with Walters at the right spot at the right time to take possession and kick the goal.

  • Q3 06:40

    Melbourne are the walking wounded. It would be a remarkable win if they were to get the points this afternoon.

  • Q3 03:40

    GOAL DOCKERSMayne handballs to Pearce who kicks the goal from the 50 metre line.

  • Q3 00:01

    The third quarter is underway.

  • Q2 29:20

    The siren sounds for halftime with Melbourne leading Fremantle by 13 points.

  • Q2 28:20

    BEHIND DEMONSDuffield drops the mark on the goal line resulting in a behind to Melbourne.

  • Q2 27:00

    GOAL DOCKERSBallantyne kicks to the lead of Pavlich who doesn't let him down. He marks and kicks a much needed goal for the Dockers.

  • Q2 23:40

    GOAL DEMONSJones kicks to the lead of Green who takes the mark. Green goes back and splits the middle. He has 2 and his team leads by 3 goals.

  • Q2 20:40

    GOAL DEMONSBail does very well to mark running with the flight of the ball. He guides the kick which coms around to perfection. Melbourne by 12.

  • Q2 17:00

    BEHIND DOCKERSMayne tries to bend one back, but it's punched through for a behind.

  • Q2 13:45

    The Dockers are beginning to get on top here and should at least be level on the scoreboard on balance of possesions.

  • Q2 10:30

    BEHIND DOCKERSHill kicks through traffic with the ball bouncing through for a behind.

  • Q2 09:30

    GOAL DOCKERSBallantyne takes possession and snaps it across his body for a good goal. That's what he is paid to do and that's exactly what he does.

  • Q2 07:00

    GOAL DOCKERSPavlich kicks for goal from just outside 50 but it's marked in the goal square by Bradley who goes back and kicks an easy goal.

  • Q2 03:05

    BEHIND DEMONSGreen takes a good strong mark on the lead but his shot at goal starts left and misses to the left.

  • Q2 01:30

    BEHIND DOCKERSBallantyne tries to create an opportunity out of nothing but his snap misses to the left.

  • Q2 00:02

    Melbourne have been dealt a blow with Jamar subbed out. He is replaced by Strauss.

  • Q2 00:01

    The second quarter is underway.

  • Q1 31:26

    At quarter time Melbourne leads by 20 points after kicking 6 goals to 3.

  • Q1 31:25

    BEHIND DEMONSA rushed behind goes through just before the quarter time siren.

  • Q1 30:50

    BEHIND DEMONSBail tries tosna it from the boundary but he misses to the left.

  • Q1 29:10

    GOAL DEMONSSylvia is loose just inside 50. The handball finds him and off one step he goes BANG! What a kick! What a goal! The Demons mean business this afternoon.

  • Q1 26:00

    Melbourne have steadied after the Dockers came back at them.

  • Q1 24:20

    GOAL DEMONSMartin has the ball punched out of his hands after marking it and umpire Wenn immediately pays a 50 metre penalty. Martin's kick off the boot never looks like missing.

  • Q1 20:40

    BEHIND DEMONSWalters' snap bounces the wrong side for a behind.

  • Q1 18:30

    GOAL DEMONSJohnson handballs out to nobody. Blease runs past and takes the footy. He snaps it goalwards and the goal umpire likes it. YES BLEASE!

  • Q1 15:40

    BEHIND DEMONSBail runs inside 50 but his long shot misses to the left.

  • Q1 14:00

    GOAL DOCKERSFremantle move it well through the middle with Mzungu taking a good contested mark. He goes back and kicks his first set shot goal this season.

  • Q1 13:10

    GOAL DOCKERSGreat work by Pavlich sets up Hill who puts on the jets. He takes three bounces and carefully measures his kick from 25 metres out for the Dockers' second.

  • Q1 11:00

    BEHIND DEMONSPetterd marks it 35 metres out but his kick starts right and that's where it stays.

  • Q1 09:50

    GOAL DOCKERSBallantyne is pushed out in the marking contest smack bang on the boundary. He looks up and is paid the free kick. From the boundary the kick is a beauty!

  • Q1 07:30

    GOAL DEMONSMelbourne win the clearance with the ball kicked to Green. He juggles the mark but it isn't paid. He plays on and snaps truly. Melbourne by 17 points but it's early.

  • Q1 06:00

    GOAL DEMONSMelbourne have made a good start. This time Bennell bursts through the pocket and kicks a bouncing end over end goal from 15 metres out.

  • Q1 04:30

    BEHIND DOCKERSBradley is slung as he kicks it and a behind is the result.

  • Q1 01:30

    GOAL DEMONSMartin runs at the ball 50 metres out. He turns to face the goal and kicks long. The bounce favours him and he kicks the goal.

  • Q1 00:01

    We are off and underway at Etihad Stadium.

  • Q1 00:00

    Strauss and Sutcliffe are the substitutes for both teams.

  • Q1 00:00

    Melbourne makes one late change with Strauss coming in as the substitute. Tapscott is the late withdrawal.

  • Q1 00:00

    Welcome to Etihad Stadium for Fremantle's visit to play hosts Melbourne.

Melbourne

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Stefan Martin 12 8 20 7 26 2 0 2 2 0 121
2 Jack Grimes 16 6 22 7 0 2 1 6 0 1 105
3 Colin Sylvia 14 11 25 2 2 1 1 7 1 0 104
4 Jordie McKenzie 9 11 20 0 0 2 1 10 0 0 88
5 Jack Trengove 10 11 21 4 1 2 1 5 0 0 84
6 Rohan Bail 8 8 16 2 0 2 1 4 2 2 75
7 Brad Green 7 6 13 5 0 0 0 2 3 1 75
8 Tom Couch 6 8 14 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 73
9 Joel MacDonald 5 17 22 3 0 0 3 5 0 0 69
10 Nathan Jones 10 10 20 1 0 1 4 6 0 0 66
11 Jeremy Howe 10 3 13 4 3 0 2 4 0 1 62
12 Tom McDonald 7 10 17 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 61
13 Colin Garland 8 5 13 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 57
14 Jared Rivers 9 1 10 3 0 1 1 4 0 2 54
15 Ricky Petterd 8 6 14 3 1 0 1 2 0 2 53
16 James Strauss 7 3 10 3 0 1 0 4 0 0 53
17 Daniel Nicholson 5 13 18 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 52
18 Matthew Bate 6 0 6 4 1 0 2 5 1 0 51
19 James Frawley 8 3 11 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 44
20 Sam Blease 6 2 8 2 0 0 3 2 2 0 39
21 Jamie Bennell 4 2 6 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 29
22 Mark Jamar 1 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 10

Fremantle

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 David Mundy 16 11 27 6 0 2 1 6 0 0 111
2 Lee Spurr 17 2 19 11 0 0 0 4 0 0 104
3 Clancee Pearce 15 5 20 7 0 2 1 4 2 0 103
4 Luke McPharlin 13 7 20 15 0 1 0 1 0 0 103
5 Matthew Pavlich 11 6 17 6 0 2 1 1 4 1 91
6 Chris Mayne 7 9 16 8 0 1 0 5 1 0 90
7 Hayden Ballantyne 13 5 18 4 0 1 1 4 2 2 89
8 Kepler Bradley 12 4 16 10 3 0 1 1 1 3 87
9 Michael Walters 9 5 14 4 0 1 1 4 3 1 82
10 Garrick Ibbotson 17 3 20 6 0 3 0 1 0 0 82
11 Stephen Hill 16 4 20 2 0 1 1 2 2 1 81
12 Michael Barlow 14 3 17 2 1 1 0 3 2 0 80
13 Jonathon Griffin 4 6 10 0 36 0 1 4 0 0 73
14 Matt De Boer 8 5 13 3 0 1 1 8 0 0 73
15 Adam McPhee 12 5 17 9 0 0 1 0 0 0 70
16 Paul Duffield 11 4 15 8 0 0 1 1 0 0 66
17 Tendai Mzungu 10 1 11 4 1 0 2 5 1 0 65
18 Ryan Crowley 9 4 13 3 0 3 1 4 0 0 60
19 Michael Johnson 9 2 11 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 51
20 Dylan Roberton 7 3 10 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 46
21 Cameron Sutcliffe 6 1 7 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 42
22 Greg Broughton 2 7 9 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 36
23 Antoni Grover 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Melbourne

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 Stefan Martin 34 12 8 20 9 8 75 3 7 2 0 26 5 3 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 5 2 0 0 100 92 121
2 Jack Grimes 16 16 6 22 9 12 54 5 7 1 0 0 5 1 4 4 2 1 6 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 82 105
3 Colin Sylvia 12 14 11 25 13 10 68 6 2 0 0 2 8 3 5 3 1 1 7 2 0 4 1 0 0 100 83 104
4 Jordie McKenzie 13 9 11 20 8 12 65 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 10 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 77 88
5 Jack Trengove 9 10 11 21 8 13 71 2 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 5 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 89 84
6 Rohan Bail 44 8 8 16 7 9 62 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 4 2 0 1 2 2 0 50 89 75
7 Brad Green 18 7 6 13 4 8 92 1 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 75 94 75
8 Tom Couch 47 6 8 14 6 6 57 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 9 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 71 73
9 Joel MacDonald 28 5 17 22 7 16 86 4 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 3 5 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 98 69
10 Nathan Jones 2 10 10 20 10 10 80 6 1 0 0 0 5 2 3 2 1 4 6 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 77 66
11 Jeremy Howe 38 10 3 13 5 8 53 4 4 0 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 2 4 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 88 62
12 Tom McDonald 25 7 10 17 12 6 70 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 1 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 97 61
13 Colin Garland 20 8 5 13 7 6 92 1 5 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 100 57
14 Jared Rivers 27 9 1 10 7 3 50 2 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 4 4 0 5 0 2 1 0 93 54
15 Ricky Petterd 15 8 6 14 7 7 50 2 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 87 53
16 James Strauss 19 7 3 10 1 10 70 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 72 53
17 Daniel Nicholson 26 5 13 18 3 15 72 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 90 52
18 Matthew Bate 6 6 0 6 2 4 83 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 3 1 0 0 100 81 51
19 James Frawley 8 8 3 11 3 7 100 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 99 44
20 Sam Blease 17 6 2 8 3 6 87 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 100 80 39
21 Jamie Bennell 7 4 2 6 2 4 66 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100 46 29
22 Mark Jamar 40 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 16 10

Fremantle

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 David Mundy 16 16 11 27 16 11 63 3 6 0 1 0 8 3 5 1 2 1 6 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 74 111
2 Lee Spurr 34 17 2 19 3 15 89 0 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 88 104
3 Clancee Pearce 46 15 5 20 7 12 85 2 7 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 2 1 4 0 0 2 2 0 1 66 85 103
4 Luke McPharlin 18 13 7 20 5 17 85 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 100 103
5 Matthew Pavlich 29 11 6 17 7 8 82 1 6 1 5 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 2 4 1 1 66 93 91
6 Chris Mayne 23 7 9 16 7 9 75 1 8 1 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 5 1 0 3 1 0 3 50 87 90
7 Hayden Ballantyne 1 13 5 18 13 6 72 2 4 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 4 1 0 6 2 2 2 50 84 89
8 Kepler Bradley 26 12 4 16 5 10 56 2 10 3 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 3 0 25 77 87
9 Michael Walters 38 9 5 14 10 7 64 1 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 4 1 0 5 3 1 1 75 78 82
10 Garrick Ibbotson 5 17 3 20 7 14 65 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 3 0 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 93 82
11 Stephen Hill 32 16 4 20 11 10 55 4 2 0 1 0 8 4 4 1 1 1 2 1 6 7 2 1 0 66 79 81
12 Michael Barlow 21 14 3 17 10 5 58 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 3 1 0 2 2 0 1 100 78 80
13 Jonathon Griffin 12 4 6 10 3 7 40 1 0 0 0 36 1 0 1 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 73
14 Matt De Boer 40 8 5 13 8 5 61 2 3 1 0 0 3 1 2 2 1 1 8 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 80 73
15 Adam McPhee 9 12 5 17 7 10 76 2 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 98 70
16 Paul Duffield 41 11 4 15 2 13 80 5 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 94 66
17 Tendai Mzungu 13 10 1 11 4 7 72 5 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 4 1 0 0 100 84 65
18 Ryan Crowley 15 9 4 13 5 5 84 2 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 3 1 4 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 79 60
19 Michael Johnson 37 9 2 11 5 5 72 1 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 100 51
20 Dylan Roberton 24 7 3 10 5 5 80 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 3 0 4 0 0 1 0 90 46
21 Cameron Sutcliffe 33 6 1 7 1 6 85 1 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 29 42
22 Greg Broughton 6 2 7 9 5 4 66 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 45 36
23 Antoni Grover 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Lineups

Melbourne

B

  • Daniel Nicholson,
  • James Frawley,
  • Jared Rivers

HB

  • Joel Macdonald,
  • Tom McDonald,
  • Jack Grimes

C

  • Jack Trengove,
  • Jordie McKenzie,
  • Jeremy Howe

HF

  • Ricky Petterd,
  • Stefan Martin,
  • Sam Blease

F

  • Colin Sylvia,
  • Colin Garland,
  • Brad Green

Fol

  • Mark Jamar,
  • Rohan Bail,
  • Nathan Jones

I/C

  • Matthew Bate,
  • Jamie Bennell,
  • Tom Couch

Sub

  • James Strauss

No Late Change

In

  • Tom McDonald,
  • Ricky Petterd,
  • Brad Green,
  • Mark Jamar,
  • Tom Couch,
  • James Strauss

Out

  • James Magner (Omitted),
  • Luke Tapscott (Omitted),
  • Lynden Dunn (Suspension),
  • Brent Moloney (Omitted),
  • Jake Spencer (Omitted),
  • Jack Watts (Ankle)

Milestones:

  • Jared Rivers  - Played 150th game

Fremantle

B

  • Paul Duffield,
  • Luke McPharlin,
  • Adam McPhee

HB

  • Garrick Ibbotson,
  • Michael Johnson,
  • David Mundy

C

  • Tendai Mzungu,
  • Ryan Crowley,
  • Clancee Pearce

HF

  • Michael Walters,
  • Chris Mayne,
  • Stephen Hill

F

  • Hayden Ballantyne,
  • Matthew Pavlich,
  • Kepler Bradley

Fol

  • Jonathon Griffin,
  • Matt de Boer,
  • Dylan Roberton

I/C

  • Lee Spurr,
  • Michael Barlow,
  • Greg Broughton

Sub

  • Cameron Sutcliffe

No Late Change

In

  • Michael Walters,
  • Lee Spurr

Out

  • Nick Lower (Concussion),
  • Antoni Grover (Omitted)

Milestones:

  • Clancee Pearce  - Played 50th game

Last updated: 4:06pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012