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  • GWS Giants v North Melbourne
  • Round 23 - 16:40 AEST, Sep 01, 2012
  • Spotless Stadium
  • 18° Possible shower. Windy.
18th
8th
  • Goals 11
  • Behinds 11
  • Total 77

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  • Goals 16
  • Behinds 9
  • Total 105

Being Greene

Toby Greene caps a remarkable debut season

Match Videos

GWS Giants

  • Q1
    3.3
    (21)
  • Q2
    4.5
    (29)
  • Q3
    7.8
    (50)
  • Q4
    11.11
    (77)
  • Q1
    3.2
    (20)
  • Q2
    7.4
    (46)
  • Q3
    12.5
    (77)
  • Q4
    16.9
    (105)

North Melbourne

Stats

  • 377
  • 202
  • 175
  • 24
  • 50
  • 18
  • 32
  • 55
  • 10
  • 149
  • 43
  • 39
  • 0
  • Disposals
  • Kicks
  • Handballs
  • Free Kicks
  • Clearances
  • Centre
  • Stoppages
  • Inside 50
  • Marks in 50
  • Contested Possessions
  • Tackles
  • Hit-Outs
  • Interchanges
  • 420
  • 242
  • 178
  • 21
  • 25
  • 8
  • 17
  • 47
  • 6
  • 135
  • 52
  • 32
  • 0

Match  Feed

  • Q4 31:20

    The final siren sounds with a below par North Melbourne defeating Greater West Sydney by 28 points.

  • Q4 29:10

    North Melbourne will be flying to Perth to take on the West Coast Eagles unless the unthinkable happens and the Dockers lose to Melbourne.

  • Q4 28:30

    BEHIND GIANTSTyson marks on the lead, but misses to the right going for distance.

  • Q4 26:50

    GOAL GIANTSWard does the old one two and finishes off his work with a wonderful goal.

  • Q4 26:40

    Scott Thompson has had 38 possessions. That is North Melbourne's Scott Thompson, not to be confused with the Brownlow Medal favourite.

  • Q4 23:20

    BEHIND KANGAROOSPetrie flies but is unable to bring it down. The Giants defence then rush the ball through under pressure.

  • Q4 22:00

    GOAL GIANTSPalmer wins the Giants raffle and marks in between two teammates. He goes back and kicks the goal.

  • Q4 20:50

    BEHIND KANGAROOSHarvey goes off the ground when he could have picked up and kicked the goal. Instead he misses to the right.

  • Q4 20:00

    Seven minutes on the clock remains with North's destiny in its own hands.

  • Q4 18:20

    BEHIND GIANTSWard's long range shot hits the base of the post.

  • Q4 15:50

    GOAL KANGAROOSTarrant is unable to take the mark but Thomas roves the pack and snaps it around the corner for his second goal. North leads by 40 points. Much more is needed for North.

  • Q4 14:50

    BEHIND KANGAROOSPetrie goes BANG from 60 metres out off one step but his kick goes through for a behind.

  • Q4 13:50

    GOAL GIANTSGiles gets it onto to Treloar who kicks the easiest of goals for the Giants. Just when you think North Melbourne are getting away, the Giants bob up.

  • Q4 12:20

    GOAL KANGAROOSThe long kick is sent to the goal square where Thomas gets onto the end of it and kicks the goal. North Melbourne lead by 39 points in front of a crowd of 6,696 fans.

  • Q4 11:10

    GOAL KANGAROOSHarper marks and does the Boomer Harvey slalom act. He gets past a couple and kicks the goal. North leads by 33 points and Harper has 4 goals.

  • Q4 08:50

    BEHIND KANGAROOSMullet marks and is pushed after the fact. He is awarded a 50 metre penalty but he misses to the right going for distance.

  • Q4 07:30

    North Melbourne have 15 minutes to increase their percentage but they are not looking like they will record a big win.

  • Q4 05:30

    The Giants are holding their own in the final quarter and are not allowing North Melbourne any room whatsoever.

  • Q4 04:20

    BEHIND GIANTSThompson runs in to rush it through for a behind.

  • Q4 03:20

    GOAL GIANTSGiles marks out on the lead once again and kicks his third from the 50 metre line. He has been good today and has provided a key marking option.

  • Q4 02:00

    Folau moves into the ruck as the Giants seek to stay in the match.

  • Q4 00:50

    GOAL KANGAROOSHarper marks it 25 metres out and squeezes it through for a goal. North Melbourne leads by 33 points.

  • Q4 00:30

    North Melbourne need to pile on the goals in this quarter but it hasn't started according to plan with the Giants surging forward.

  • Q4 00:01

    The final quarter is underway.

  • Q3 32:00

    The siren sounds for three quarter time with North Melbourne leading by 27 points. They need a huge last quarter otherwise a short finals campaign looms.

  • Q3 28:30

    GOAL KANGAROOSGoldstein flies but is unable to take the mark. Harper roves it goalside and kicks the goal.

  • Q3 26:20

    BEHIND GIANTSPalmer roves the pack and snaps, but he misses to the right.

  • Q3 25:50

    Toby Greene is finishing his season off on a good note with 30 possessions thus far.

  • Q3 23:45

    GOAL KANGAROOSNorth Melbourne keep mucking around with the footy. Delaney says leave it all to me fellas. He launches from 55 metres out and kicks the goal.

  • Q3 21:45

    GOAL GIANTSFolau comes through the middle and rushes out. He plays on to pass to Palmer who runs in and kicks the goal.

  • Q3 21:00

    The inside 50s this quarter have been 10 to 5 in favour of North Melbourne but they have not put it on the scoreboard. They are not playing like a finals bound team.

  • Q3 19:00

    BEHIND GIANTSDelaney desperately punches the ball through for a rushed behind with Giles waiting to pounces had he not done so.

  • Q3 16:20

    GWS have activated their substitute with Smith coming on for the injured Cornes.

  • Q3 15:30

    GOAL GIANTSGiles marks it on the lead. From 30 metres out he slots it through for his second goal in minutes.

  • Q3 13:55

    GOAL GIANTSGiles runs in the goal direction and the North Melbourne defence won't catch him. He kicks the goal.

  • Q3 12:15

    GOAL KANGAROOSPetrie gets to the boundary and bends one back that bounces through! Great goal by North Melbourne's famous number 20.

  • Q3 11:20

    BEHIND GIANTSGreene is fortunate to get a free kick for a push out but his kick from the boundary is a behind.

  • Q3 08:10

    GOAL KANGAROOSCampbell marks it deep in the pocket and he kicks a beauty! He has three goals and North Melbourne leads by 30 points.

  • Q3 07:30

    North Melbourne need to get a move on otherwise they will be packing their bags and heading to Perth next week.

  • Q3 06:30

    BEHIND KANGAROOSPetrie takes the ball at ground level. He swings around and kicks around the corner, but he hits the post.

  • Q3 02:30

    GOAL KANGAROOSNorth run it from half back to half forward where Harvey marks. He goes back and kicks the goal. North leads by 23 points.

  • Q3 00:01

    The third quarter is underway.

  • Q2 27:45

    The siren sounds for halftime with North Melbourne leading the Giants by 17 points.

  • Q2 24:50

    BEHIND GIANTSFolau tries to barge his way through NRL style, but he can't get past the final defender and kicks a behind.

  • Q2 23:00

    GOAL KANGAROOSHarper is at the fall of the ball. In slow motion he gathers the ball, turns and snaps it through for another goal. North Melbourne beginning to get away. They lead by 18.

  • Q2 20:50

    GOAL KANGAROOSHarvey attempts some slalom work inside 50. He short passes to Gibson who snaps through a ripping goal! North Melbourne leads by 12 points.

  • Q2 19:00

    GOAL KANGAROOSPetrie takes a magnificent flying mark. He lines it up and kicks his first goal. North Melbourne are back in front.

  • Q2 17:50

    BEHIND KANGAROOSGibson has the benefit of a 50 metre penalty which takes him to the edge of 50. He lines it up but it comes back to hit the post.

  • Q2 14:30

    BEHIND GIANTSBuntine's long range shot is touched on the line for a behind.

  • Q2 13:00

    BEHIND KANGAROOSMullett receives from Cunnington and takes two bounces, but his shot misses to the right.

  • Q2 10:00

    North Melbourne have been disappointing to date given what they have to play for tonight.

  • Q2 07:50

    GOAL GIANTSFolau marks it out on the lead on his chest. He goes back from 45 metres out and kicks the goal. He is swamped by teammates in recognition of the tough year he's had.

  • Q2 06:30

    GOAL KANGAROOSCampbell kicks long inside 50. Harvey works his way to the back of the pack and marks. He plays on and kicks the goal. North Melbourne are back in front.

  • Q2 05:00

    North Melbourne have made their substitution with Hansen's afternoon over. He is replaced by Harper.

  • Q2 04:00

    We are yet to have a score in the second quarter.

  • Q2 00:01

    The second quarter is underway.

  • Q1 29:50

    The Giants lead by 1 point at quarter time.

  • Q1 29:20

    GOAL GIANTSGreene hacks it through traffic. It bounces and bounces and bounces all the way home. The Giants are back in front.

  • Q1 28:00

    North Melbourne has hit the front and they lead by 5 points.

  • Q1 26:45

    GOAL KANGAROOSTarrant is paid the free kick in the marking contest. Campbell takes advantage and kicks the goal.

  • Q1 24:40

    GOAL KANGAROOSCampbell runs inside 50, takes a bounce and kicks the goal. North Melbourne are now on the board and trail by one point.

  • Q1 23:30

    North Melbourne seems to have settled somewhat after a slow start. They need to pile it on the scoreboard now.

  • Q1 20:44

    GOAL KANGAROOSSwallow marks on the 50 and just clears the pack to kick the first goal of the match.

  • Q1 19:20

    BEHIND KANGAROOSPetrie marks in the pocket but cannot increase his goal tally, missing to the right.

  • Q1 18:00

    North Melbourne do not look switched on at all. They need percentage and they aren't getting it at the moment.

  • Q1 17:10

    BEHIND GIANTSGreene tries one from distance but he misses to the right.

  • Q1 15:40

    BEHIND GIANTSBuntine has it on the 50 as he looks to increase the Giants' lead. His kick looks good off the boot but it fades right.

  • Q1 14:00

    BEHIND GIANTSScully tries one from distance, but he misses to the right.

  • Q1 13:10

    BEHIND KANGAROOSAnthony runs inside 50 and kicks long under pressure, but he misses to the right.

  • Q1 11:30

    It's fair to say that North Melbourne have not made a good start to this match for a team that wants to position itself so it doesn't play interstate next week.

  • Q1 07:30

    GOAL GIANTSTyson snaps off a tight angle from the boundary and he kicks the goal. The Giants have started well and lead by 12 points.

  • Q1 05:00

    GOAL GIANTSPalmer marks uncontested. There was not a North Melbourne player there. Palmer goes back and slots it through.

  • Q1 02:30

    It has been a scrappy start to the match with fumbles left right and centre.

  • Q1 00:01

    We are off and underway for the first quarter.

  • Q1 00:00

    Welcome to GWS v North Melbourne. The final game in the expansion side's debut season.

GWS Giants

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Toby Greene 22 16 38 2 0 2 3 2 1 2 113
2 Callan Ward 14 16 30 2 2 3 0 3 1 1 104
3 Adam Treloar 12 11 23 6 0 0 0 3 1 0 94
4 Dom Tyson 13 13 26 5 0 0 2 2 1 0 88
5 Jonathan Giles 10 5 15 4 23 1 2 0 3 0 88
6 Rhys Palmer 8 11 19 3 2 0 0 2 3 1 84
7 Taylor Adams 10 13 23 1 0 3 1 4 0 0 75
8 Tom Scully 12 13 25 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 67
9 Will Hoskin-Elliott 12 1 13 6 0 2 0 2 0 0 66
10 Nick Haynes 10 5 15 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 62
11 Matthew Buntine 9 6 15 3 0 0 0 3 0 2 62
12 Adam Kennedy 7 10 17 5 0 1 0 1 0 0 61
13 Curtly Hampton 13 4 17 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 54
14 Phil Davis 6 6 12 7 0 1 2 2 0 0 54
15 Stephen Clifton 7 7 14 2 0 2 1 3 0 0 52
16 Dean Brogan 3 10 13 4 8 3 0 0 0 0 52
17 Luke Power 8 11 19 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 51
18 Israel Folau 5 4 9 2 4 0 1 2 1 1 45
19 Chad Cornes 4 5 9 3 0 2 1 3 0 0 42
20 Jack Hombsch 6 3 9 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 39
21 James McDonald 7 3 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 37
22 Devon Smith 4 2 6 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 25

North Melbourne

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Scott D. Thompson 18 21 39 13 0 3 1 1 0 0 139
2 Sam Gibson 22 10 32 13 0 1 1 0 1 1 130
3 Liam Anthony 15 12 27 8 1 0 0 6 0 1 119
4 Aaron Mullett 20 6 26 10 0 0 1 1 0 2 105
5 Matt Campbell 13 7 20 4 0 2 0 5 3 0 105
6 Ryan Bastinac 15 16 31 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 104
7 Ben Cunnington 17 16 33 4 0 2 3 3 0 0 100
8 Luke Delaney 11 9 20 8 0 0 0 4 1 0 97
9 Drew Petrie 14 3 17 7 1 1 1 1 2 3 87
10 Brent Harvey 10 10 20 7 0 1 1 1 2 1 86
11 Michael Firrito 10 15 25 5 0 0 2 2 0 0 77
12 Andrew Swallow 9 8 17 5 0 1 0 2 1 0 73
13 Jamie MacMillan 13 3 16 6 0 0 1 2 0 0 68
14 Scott McMahon 12 5 17 6 0 0 2 2 0 0 66
15 Lindsay Thomas 10 2 12 2 0 3 2 4 2 0 65
16 Shaun Atley 10 7 17 4 0 2 2 3 0 0 64
17 Todd Goldstein 2 6 8 2 30 1 2 3 0 0 61
18 Jack Ziebell 7 11 18 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 51
19 Cruize Garlett 3 5 8 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 47
20 Kieran Harper 5 1 6 2 0 0 1 0 4 0 44
21 Robbie Tarrant 5 5 10 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 35
22 Lachlan Hansen 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
23 Sam Wright 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

GWS Giants

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 Toby Greene 35 22 16 38 17 23 50 11 2 0 0 0 8 3 5 0 2 3 2 1 0 6 1 2 1 33 78 113
2 Callan Ward 8 14 16 30 16 14 66 2 2 0 0 2 7 4 3 1 3 0 3 0 0 10 1 1 2 50 89 104
3 Adam Treloar 17 12 11 23 4 18 73 0 6 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 3 1 3 5 1 0 1 100 85 94
4 Dom Tyson 29 13 13 26 9 17 73 6 5 0 1 0 4 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 3 1 0 0 50 87 88
5 Jonathan Giles 26 10 5 15 6 7 80 6 4 1 3 23 3 0 3 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 1 75 91 88
6 Rhys Palmer 7 8 11 19 8 11 73 0 3 0 3 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 3 1 0 75 86 84
7 Taylor Adams 30 10 13 23 11 12 65 1 1 0 0 0 6 3 3 0 3 1 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 83 75
8 Tom Scully 9 12 13 25 9 17 76 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 1 2 0 4 0 1 0 0 89 67
9 Will Hoskin-Elliott 33 12 1 13 5 9 38 5 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 82 66
10 Nick Haynes 19 10 5 15 5 9 60 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 90 62
11 Matthew Buntine 21 9 6 15 5 9 66 1 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 87 62
12 Adam Kennedy 40 7 10 17 3 13 88 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 85 61
13 Curtly Hampton 2 13 4 17 4 11 58 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 82 54
14 Phil Davis 1 6 6 12 5 7 58 5 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 95 54
15 Stephen Clifton 24 7 7 14 4 7 100 1 2 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 2 1 3 1 0 4 0 0 2 0 79 52
16 Dean Brogan 10 3 10 13 6 7 92 1 4 1 0 8 2 0 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 78 52
17 Luke Power 6 8 11 19 12 8 78 3 2 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 2 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 90 51
18 Israel Folau 4 5 4 9 5 5 77 1 2 0 1 4 2 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 2 1 1 1 50 74 45
19 Chad Cornes 11 4 5 9 4 6 66 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 56 42
20 Jack Hombsch 36 6 3 9 4 5 77 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 85 39
21 James McDonald 38 7 3 10 4 5 80 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 79 37
22 Devon Smith 34 4 2 6 3 3 100 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 23 25

North 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 Scott D. Thompson 16 18 21 39 21 17 87 3 13 3 0 0 2 0 2 8 3 1 1 10 7 1 0 0 0 0 98 139
2 Sam Gibson 43 22 10 32 5 27 78 6 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 50 79 130
3 Liam Anthony 4 15 12 27 2 27 77 2 8 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 6 1 3 5 0 1 0 0 80 119
4 Aaron Mullett 41 20 6 26 2 22 84 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 1 1 3 4 0 2 2 0 82 105
5 Matt Campbell 33 13 7 20 5 15 85 1 4 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 5 3 4 3 3 0 2 100 81 105
6 Ryan Bastinac 3 15 16 31 6 27 74 0 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 5 0 0 1 0 90 104
7 Ben Cunnington 10 17 16 33 19 14 63 6 4 1 0 0 8 1 7 4 2 3 3 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 77 100
8 Luke Delaney 15 11 9 20 3 17 95 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 10 0 1 1 0 0 100 93 97
9 Drew Petrie 20 14 3 17 8 7 58 4 7 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 5 2 3 0 33 98 87
10 Brent Harvey 29 10 10 20 4 14 85 2 7 0 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 66 90 86
11 Michael Firrito 11 10 15 25 7 15 80 4 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 93 77
12 Andrew Swallow 9 9 8 17 6 12 70 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 100 72 73
13 Jamie MacMillan 34 13 3 16 4 12 81 4 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 78 68
14 Scott McMahon 42 12 5 17 4 14 76 5 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 89 66
15 Lindsay Thomas 12 10 2 12 11 2 66 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 4 1 0 3 2 0 1 100 81 65
16 Shaun Atley 18 10 7 17 6 12 82 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 92 64
17 Todd Goldstein 22 2 6 8 3 4 100 2 2 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 61
18 Jack Ziebell 7 7 11 18 8 9 77 4 2 0 0 0 4 1 3 2 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 80 51
19 Cruize Garlett 32 3 5 8 4 5 62 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 66 47
20 Kieran Harper 23 5 1 6 2 4 100 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 4 0 0 100 54 44
21 Robbie Tarrant 25 5 5 10 5 6 100 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 100 35
22 Lachlan Hansen 6 1 0 1 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 3
23 Sam Wright 19 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

GWS Giants

B

  • Matt Buntine,
  • Phil Davis,
  • Nick Haynes

HB

  • Curtly Hampton,
  • Jack Hombsch,
  • Adam Kennedy

C

  • Tom Scully,
  • Callan Ward,
  • Luke Power

HF

  • James McDonald,
  • Jonathan Giles,
  • Adam Treloar

F

  • Rhys Palmer,
  • Chad Cornes,
  • Taylor Adams

Fol

  • Dean Brogan,
  • Stephen Clifton,
  • Toby Greene

I/C

  • Israel Folau,
  • Will Hoskin-Elliott,
  • Dom Tyson

Sub

  • Devon Smith

No Late Change

In

  • Jack Hombsch,
  • Tom Scully,
  • Rhys Palmer,
  • Chad Cornes,
  • Dean Brogan,
  • Stephen Clifton,
  • Israel Folau

Out

  • Sam Darley (Foot),
  • Rhys Cooyou (Omitted),
  • Tomas Bugg (Omitted),
  • Adam Tomlinson (Omitted),
  • Nathan Wilson (Cheek bone),
  • Anthony Miles (Omitted),
  • Andrew Phillips (Omitted)

Milestones:

  • Tom Scully  - Played 50th game

North Melbourne

B

  • Scott McMahon,
  • Luke Delaney,
  • Michael Firrito

HB

  • Shaun Atley,
  • Scott D. Thompson,
  • Aaron Mullett

C

  • Ryan Bastinac,
  • Ben Cunnington,
  • Jamie Macmillan

HF

  • Matthew Campbell,
  • Robbie Tarrant,
  • Lindsay Thomas

F

  • Brent Harvey,
  • Drew Petrie,
  • Lachlan Hansen

Fol

  • Todd Goldstein,
  • Andrew Swallow,
  • Jack Ziebell

I/C

  • Liam Anthony,
  • Cruize Garlett,
  • Sam Gibson

Sub

  • Kieran Harper

No Late Change

In

  • Aaron Mullett

Out

  • Sam Wright (Omitted)

Last updated: 4:41pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012