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Round 7 - 7:40 PM May 03, 2014, Etihad Stadium - 14° Partly cloudy. Scattered showers.

Highlights: Essendon v Western Bulldogs

The Bombers and Dogs clash in round 7

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Essendon

Essendon
  • Q1
    3.3
    (21)
  • Q2
    3.6
    (24)
  • Q3
    9.10
    (64)
  • Q4
    10.13
    (73)
  • Q1
    3.5
    (23)
  • Q2
    5.8
    (38)
  • Q3
    7.9
    (51)
  • Q4
    9.11
    (65)

Western Bulldogs

Western Bulldogs
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  • 225
  • 110
  • 20
  • 34
  • 10
  • 24
  • 46
  • 8
  • 117
  • 59
  • 33
  • 111
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  • 194
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  • 19
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  • 10
  • 27
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Commentary

  • Q4 26:50

    FULL TIMEEssendon held on till the end to round out a hard fought victory. They trailed by 14 points at half-time but had their noses in front when it mattered most to win by 8 points.

  • Q4 25:30

    Essendon are running the clock down well here and they will hold on to record a hard fought win.

  • Q4 24:30

    Tick Tock, Tick Tock. No, we are not singing Keisha! It's the enemy of the Bulldogs with the clock now officially their enemy.

  • Q4 22:30

    As Elvis Presley once said It's now or never for the Bulldogs. They need to surge. They need to give it their all and try to conjure up a goal for a grandstand finish.

  • Q4 21:30

    Time beginning to run out for the Bulldogs. They need two goals in less than four minutes.

  • Q4 20:30

    It's been more than ten minutes since the last goal in the match.

  • Q4 20:00

    BEHIND BOMBERSGoddard kicks it from a long way back and it begins to move from left to right, but not enough.

  • Q4 18:00

    BEHIND BOMBERSGoddard goes backwards to Hocking who runs in from 53 metres out but skims the post.

  • Q4 17:30

    Winderlich is down on the ground in distress and in the hands of the trainers. Lets hope he is ok.

  • Q4 16:00

    The intensity has gone up a notch or two with four premiership points up for grabs.

  • Q4 15:10

    Stringer has read the play well across half back tonight.

  • Q4 14:00

    Dahlhaus has been quiet since halftime with 9 disposals in the second half after 19 in the first.

  • Q4 12:00

    It's a six point ball game ladies and gents and this looks a fight till the end.

  • Q4 10:00

    GOAL BULLDOGSPicken gets to the edge of 50 and kicks to the hot spot where Hunter marks running with the flight of the ball. He slots it through and this game is still alive.

  • Q4 08:20

    GOAL BOMBERSChapman kicks long to Daniher who can't hold onto it. Watson comes past and takes it away. He doesn't want to dine in! He kicks a captain's goal!

  • Q4 07:00

    This game still looks to have a few twists and turns left. Watson cops one high but he sprays the shot.

  • Q4 05:00

    BEHIND BULLDOGSMinson with the set shot from 45 metres out. It starts on the right goal post and moves away further to the right.

  • Q4 03:05

    GOAL BULLDOGSStringer marks and looks to have played on with Baguley tackling him. The umpire pays him a 50 metre penalty! Stringer kicks the goal and Bombers fans are furious!

  • Q4 02:00

    BEHIND BOMBERSWinderlich looks to put the Bombers in a very good position but his kick is offline.

  • Q4 01:30

    SUBSTITUTION BULLDOGSKoby Stevens is wearing the red vest. Marcus Bontempelli throws away the lime vest and comes on as his replacement.

  • Q4 00:01

    The final quarter is underway.

  • Q3 31:30

    THREE QUARTER TIMEEssendon converted a 14 point deficit into a 13 point lead at three quarter time. The challenge is over to the Bulldogs to come back.

  • Q3 29:40

    GOAL BOMBERSDempsey runs in to an open goal and he is pushed as he kicks it and hits the post. He has been paid the free kick for a push. He nails it from 7 metres out.

  • Q3 27:40

    The Bulldogs need to recover and not concede any further in the third quarter.

  • Q3 25:45

    BEHIND BULLDOGSJason Johannisen takes it out of the middle and fires a long range shot at goal, but he misses to the left.

  • Q3 25:05

    GOAL BULLDOGSHiggins with a very important shot at goal for the Bulldogs. He leans back and sends a rocket flying and just carrying for a badly needed goal.

  • Q3 24:00

    Essendon have hit their straps in this third quarter to take back control of the match.

  • Q3 22:40

    GOAL BOMBERSHeppell snatches it from the stoppage. He breaks away from the pack and screws it around for a great solo goal.

  • Q3 21:00

    Essendon have owned this third quarter converting a 14 point deficit into an 8 point lead.

  • Q3 19:30

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

  • Q3 17:15

    GOAL BOMBERSChapman shows some explosiveness and goes direct for goal. He launches from the 50 metre arc and that kick never looked in doubt. What a goal!

  • Q3 15:10

    GOAL BOMBERSStanton runs off his opponent and presents as an option inside 50. He marks and finally kicks his first after three earlier attempts.

  • Q3 14:20

    SUBSTITUTION BOMBERSEssendon have activated their substitution with Ashby replacing Jackson Merrett.

  • Q3 12:20

    BEHIND BOMBERSAnother rushed behind to Essendon.

  • Q3 11:10

    GOAL BULLDOGSJones races out and marks well in front of Fletcher. His kick from 45 metres out is a beauty. The goal umpire did not move. Bulldogs back in front.

  • Q3 08:30

    GOAL BOMBERSHurley kicks to Watson who marks beyond his kicking range. He kicks to Daniher in the square who shepherds it through. It's a goal!

  • Q3 07:45

    BEHIND BOMBERSChapman marks out in front of him and that was an undefendable kick! Chapman then proceeds to miss a sitter from 30 metres out directly in front.

  • Q3 05:30

    GOAL BOMBERSWatson has it in the centre and he kicks to a one on one between Winderlich and Murphy. Winderlich burns him off and kicks a bouncing goal.

  • Q3 04:30

    Whoever loses this one will face an uphill battle to be involved in the September action as they will be at 25.

  • Q3 02:30

    The Bulldogs continue with their outstanding pressure coming out of defence.

  • Q3 00:30

    BEHIND BOMBERSEssendon win the first take away with Goddard firing from distance but doing so inaccurately.

  • Q3 00:01

    The third quarter is underway.

  • Q2 26:50

    HALFTIME - The Bombers kicked the first three goals of the match but the Bulldogs have kicked the next five and they lead by 14 points at half-time.

  • Q2 24:00

    BEHIND BOMBERSStanton sends one in from 45 metres out. The Bombers fans go up as one but the ball is on a collision course with the post and hits it.

  • Q2 22:55

    BEHIND BULLDOGSJones marks on a short lead just inside 50. His kick from 52 metres out is punched through for a rushed behind.

  • Q2 21:30

    BEHIND BOMBERSStanton's shot at goal is metres short and it's punched through for a behind.

  • Q2 21:00

    Just over four minutes remains in the second quarter with Essendon still looking for their first goal in the second quarter.

  • Q2 19:10

    BEHIND BULLDOGSPicken fires in the long shot at goal but misses to the left.

  • Q2 17:45

    GOAL BULLDOGSDahlhaus takes a juggling mark doubling back and he will line it up from 15 metres out. He makes the goal umpire work but still manages to kick the goal.

  • Q2 16:40

    There are more stoppages here in this match then there is in peak hour traffic on the way to the city.

  • Q2 15:30

    The Bulldogs are protecting the corridors beautifully forcing Essendon wide.

  • Q2 14:45

    BEHIND BULLDOGSDahlhaus hurries the shot at goal but he misses to the left.

  • Q2 13:50

    Chapman and Picken both going hard for the same ball with neither giving an inch. The umpire calls it a draw and asks for the ball to throw it back up.

  • Q2 12:20

    The Bulldogs' defensive pressure in the forward line is good, but they also need to be more attacking up forward too.

  • Q2 11:20

    The ball has been in the Bulldogs forward line for the past couple of minutes but not much is happening with repeated ball ups.

  • Q2 09:40

    BEHIND BOMBERSMorris holds out Goddard who can't take the mark and then he desperately scrambles to concede the rushed behind.

  • Q2 09:30

    Picken and Stanton have a wrestle on the ground and that one was a heated contest.

  • Q2 08:00

    The Bulldogs are closing up the spaces and they tend to do that well here at Etihad Stadium.

  • Q2 06:20

    Fletcher attempted to trip Hunter in the last passage of play. He didn't connect but has priors and would have been in trouble if contact was made.

  • Q2 04:30

    GOAL BULLDOGSCooney marks out in front of Watson who misjudged it and one Brownlow Medalist outmarks another. Cooney sends it on its way from 20 and that's not in doubt.

  • Q2 03:40

    Adam Cooney has enjoyed a good night thus far with three marks inside 50.

  • Q2 01:40

    A slow start to the second quarter with short kicking and slow forward movement by the Bulldogs.

  • Q2 00:01

    The second quarter is underway.

  • Q1 29:15

    QUARTER TIMEEssendon launched early and kicked the first three goals before the Bulldogs fought back with three of their own to lead by 2 points at quarter time.

  • Q1 28:55

    BEHIND BULLDOGSCrameri tries one from distance but his kick hits the post.

  • Q1 28:00

    The Bulldogs have kicked the last three goals to take the lead. For Essendon fans lets hope this is not a repeat of last week.

  • Q1 25:25

    GOAL BULLDOGSA terrible kick by Dempsey goes straight to Liberatore who accepts the gift. From 50 metres out the accuracy is there and so is the distance.

  • Q1 24:40

    BEHIND BULLDOGSBoyd with a wonderful tackle is paid the free kick for holding the ball. He finds Dahlhaus on the lead and he marks out deep. His shot misses to the right.

  • Q1 23:20

    BEHIND BOMBERSCarlisle marks over the top of Murphy 30 metres out directly in front. He walks in but the kick is an absolute shocker!

  • Q1 21:30

    GOAL BULLDOGSHooker kicks it out on the full under pressure from Crameri. Macrae bends it back from 20 metres out and it's a beauty.

  • Q1 20:20

    Jobe Watson has started well for Essendon as he normally does with 6 disposals.

  • Q1 18:50

    Crameri and Hurley in a not so affectionate reunion with some wrestling action along the boundary.

  • Q1 16:50

    BEHIND BULLDOGSPicken with an opportunity from just inside 50, but he misses to the left.

  • Q1 15:00

    The Bombers have slowed down after coming out of the blocks in very fast fashion.

  • Q1 13:35

    GOAL BULLDOGSHiggins swings around on his left boot and kicks to Dahlhaus who takes it on his chest. Dahlhaus won't miss this from 30 metres out and he doesn't. He's a good kick!

  • Q1 13:00

    The Bulldogs are finally getting their hands on the footy but the Bombers still have too much early run.

  • Q1 12:20

    BEHIND BULLDOGSHunter hurries the shot at goal off two steps and misses to the left.

  • Q1 11:00

    GOAL BOMBERSDaniher is interfered with in the marking contest and he wins the free kick. He walks up full of concentration and guides it through.

  • Q1 10:15

    The Bulldogs are looking a little overwhelmed at the moment and need to settle down a little to get into the game.

  • Q1 09:00

    BEHIND BOMBERSThe Bulldogs turn it over in defence but they force it through for a rushed behind.

  • Q1 08:30

    BEHIND BOMBERSDaniher takes a good mark but his kicking continues to let him down.

  • Q1 06:10

    GOAL BOMBERSHowlett comes out on the lead and takes a good mark. He goes back and sends the kick straight through the middle. Essendon off to a flying start.

  • Q1 05:20

    Watson gives Heppell a massive spray pointing to where he needs to be standing in the contest.

  • Q1 03:40

    BEHIND BULLDOGSThe Bulldogs get it out of the middle and Cooney marks just inside 50. He sends the kick on its way but he pulls it looking for distance.

  • Q1 02:00

    GOAL BOMBERSDaniher marks outside 50 and kicks to the top of the square. Carlisle gathers and handballs over the top to Goddard who kicks the first of the match.

  • Q1 00:01

    We are off and underway at Etihad Stadium.

  • Q1 00:00

    The teams are out there going through their final warm ups in the Stewart Crameri Cup. He faces his former side for the first time tonight and there are sure to be fireworks.

  • Q1 00:00

    Welcome to Etihad Stadium for Essendon vs Western Bulldogs. No late changes for either side with the lime vests handed to subs Ashby and Bontempelli.

Bombers back on the winners' list

By Callum Twomey 10:40pm May 3, 14

Highlights: Essendon v Western Bulldogs The Bombers and Dogs clash in round 7

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Jason Winderlich copped a nasty knock to the knee in the last quarter

ESSENDON has had better wins this season, and will have more, but few will be as important as its eight-point victory over the Western Bulldogs on Saturday night.   

After three consecutive losses and its place on the ladder precarious, the Bombers entered the clash with the Bulldogs knowing they had to find a way to restart their faltering season, whatever that meant or took.

They went the long way – surrendering an early lead, falling behind and then fighting back – but got there in the end to claim the 10.13 (73) to 9.11 (65) win at Etihad Stadium.

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The Bulldogs didn't make it easy for them. For every time the Bombers looked set to break away, the Bulldogs pulled out a plucky moment to keep within distance.  

That wasn't Essendon's only scare. Late in the fourth term, forward Jason Winderlich grabbed at his knee after it twisted in a tackle.

The speedster, who has endured a horrid run with injury through his career, including a knee reconstruction in 2011, hobbled off the ground and down the race but returned later to the interchange bench. 
 
It is hoped to be just a knock, with the club waiting on further details. 

Dyson Heppell continued his consistent year with 25 disposals through the midfield, but the competition's oldest player, Dustin Fletcher, with 25 disposals, was probably the best afield – his smarts, sure kicking and reading of the play helping cut off countless Bulldog forward forays.

Brendon Goddard's value to the Bombers, having missed the past two matches with an adductor injury, was evident in gathering 22 touches and providing some class in the front half of the ground.

Michael Hurley also had perhaps his best game of the season in defence, blanketing former Bomber Stewart Crameri, holding the powerful forward to just 11 touches and one behind.

Five talking points: Essendon v Western Bulldogs

"We were happy with how hard we had to fight for the victory and how we handled their pressure because the Western Bulldogs played pretty decent footy. They beat us about around the ball and at times they kept it off us and made it hard for us to play the way we wanted to play, but I thought the boys handled it well," coach Mark Thompson said post-game.

"We were much happier with the third and fourth quarters but especially the third.

"What we have to learn to do is be that team and look like that team consistently and that's the real challenge for us. The worst thing that can happen to us is to get a few early goals and everyone wants to be on the end of them and we go away from what makes us good."

After a slow start, the Bulldogs were sparked by Luke Dahlhaus. Although his influence was curbed by Heath Hocking later on, Dahlhaus finished with 32 disposals, eight marks and two goals in a terrific effort.

Shaun Higgins (35 disposals) gave some drive off half-back and through the wings, while the tagging jobs of Koby Stevens on Jobe Watson and Liam Picken on Brent Stanton are sure to win rave in-house reviews.

The Bulldogs' lapse in the third quarter was costly, and coach Brendan McCartney said the defeat, on the back of last week's loss to Adelaide, was a step forward.

"[Essendon] lifted and we probably needed to deal with the game better, which is a bit of a message I've had on the board most of the night with the players," he said.

"In the last two weeks we've been sideswiped in different ways.

"All I know is, if we keep working hard with our players, and they keep applying pretty much the effort and intensity they gave us tonight in just having a good crack, we're going to give ourselves a chance to win some games."

The Bombers' first quarter gave the impression they were in for a more comfortable night, dominating the clearances and showing their intent to use the centre corridor.

Their first two goals came via quick link-up passages of streaming play through the middle, and they continued to use it as the passage forward, trying to expose the Bulldogs for run.

They jumped to a 19-point lead in the opening term, but McCartney's men worked their way back into the contest, even taking the lead by the first change after closing down the Bombers' space.

That trend continued in the second term, with the Bulldogs getting the game on their terms.

It became a contest full of repeat stoppages with fast breaks forward, and when Cooney capitalised on the bold play of Jake Stringer and Jackson Macrae, the Dogs took an eight-point lead.

That was extended to 14 points by the main break, courtesy of Dahlhaus, who finished the Dogs' good work from the top of the goal square.

The 21-year-old epitomised what the Bombers all of a sudden lacked. He had energy, was efficient and creative when in possession.

Essendon, meanwhile, was kept goalless for the second term – the third consecutive game it has endured a goalless quarter.  

It could have been an all-too-familiar story for the Bombers having had their early lead pegged back, but this time, unlike recent defeats to St Kilda and Collingwood, they found a way to strike back.

The third term saw them put it into action, slamming on five of the first six goals of the quarter to establish their own 13-point lead by the final change. They weren't going to give up that advantage again.   

Bulldog Luke Dahlhaus marks strongly in front of Bomber Mark Baguley. Picture: AFL Media


ESSENDON                                         3.3   3.6   9.10   10.13 (73)
WESTERN BULLDOGS                   3.5   5.8   7.9        9.11 (65)


GOALS
Essendon:
Watson 2, Goddard, Howlett, Daniher, Winderlich, Stanton, Chapman, Heppell, Dempsey
Western Bulldogs: Dahlhaus 2, Macrae, Liberatore, Cooney, Jones, Higgins, Stringer, Hunter

BEST
Essendon:
Fletcher, Heppell, Watson, Zaharakis, Hurley, Hooker, Goddard
Western Bulldogs: Dahlhaus, Cooney, Higgins, Liberatore, Picken, Morris, Stringer

INJURIES
Essendon:
Jackson Merrett (cork), Jason Winderlich (knee)
Western Bulldogs: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon:
Jason Ashby replaced Jackson Merrett in the third quarter
Western Bulldogs: Marcus Bontempelli replaced Koby Stevens at three-quarter time.

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Leppard, Meredith, Armstrong

Official crowd: 33,289 at Etihad Stadium
Essendon

Essendon

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Cale Hooker 15 9 24 13 0 2 0 2 0 0 112
2 Brendon Goddard 17 5 22 7 3 2 1 3 1 3 105
3 Dyson Heppell 11 14 25 6 0 0 1 4 1 0 98
4 David Zaharakis 14 9 23 4 0 0 1 6 0 0 93
5 Dustin Fletcher 16 9 25 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 91
6 Paul Chapman 14 3 17 6 0 1 0 4 1 1 90
7 Jobe Watson 11 7 18 4 0 1 0 4 2 0 88
8 Courtenay Dempsey 12 4 16 7 0 1 1 3 1 0 81
9 Michael Hibberd 15 5 20 7 0 2 1 1 0 0 79
10 Michael Hurley 13 7 20 10 0 1 2 0 0 0 78
11 Patrick Ryder 8 3 11 2 28 3 3 4 0 0 74
12 Brent Stanton 10 3 13 4 0 0 1 4 1 1 68
13 Zach Merrett 7 3 10 4 0 2 0 6 0 0 65
14 Jason Winderlich 10 2 12 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 57
15 Heath Hocking 6 4 10 4 0 0 2 6 0 1 57
16 Mark Baguley 8 5 13 6 0 0 2 2 0 0 54
17 Joe Daniher 8 4 12 5 2 3 2 0 1 1 53
18 Jake Carlisle 6 3 9 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 52
19 Ben Howlett 6 2 8 2 0 0 1 5 1 0 51
20 Jake Melksham 10 7 17 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 50
21 Jackson Merrett 6 2 8 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 33
22 Jason Ashby 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
Western Bulldogs

Western Bulldogs

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Luke Dahlhaus 18 14 32 8 0 0 0 0 2 2 120
2 Adam Cooney 15 11 26 8 0 2 0 4 1 1 116
3 Tom Liberatore 12 13 25 5 0 1 2 8 1 0 110
4 Shaun Higgins 17 19 36 5 0 1 1 0 1 0 108
5 Matthew Boyd 15 13 28 3 0 1 1 4 0 0 94
6 Ryan Griffen 15 11 26 1 0 2 0 4 0 0 88
7 Jack Macrae 8 17 25 1 0 1 0 5 1 0 88
8 Will Minson 4 4 8 4 45 1 4 1 0 1 71
9 Liam Picken 9 5 14 5 0 2 0 4 0 1 71
10 Robert Murphy 11 10 21 5 0 0 2 2 0 0 70
11 Jake Stringer 6 12 18 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 67
12 Dale Morris 9 3 12 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 59
13 Liam Jones 8 4 12 5 3 0 1 1 1 0 57
14 Easton Wood 7 6 13 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 54
15 Tory Dickson 5 7 12 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 53
16 Lachie Hunter 8 7 15 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 49
17 Jason Johannisen 6 8 14 4 0 0 2 2 0 1 49
18 Tom Williams 7 2 9 5 0 1 1 1 0 0 42
19 Stewart Crameri 5 6 11 1 0 2 1 3 0 1 42
20 Michael Talia 5 7 12 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 36
21 Koby Stevens 2 5 7 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 22
22 Marcus Bontempelli 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 13
Essendon

Essendon

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 Cale Hooker 26 15 9 24 6 17 83 3 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 112
2 Brendon Goddard 9 17 5 22 9 14 63 3 7 1 1 3 6 0 6 3 2 1 3 1 0 4 1 3 1 25 90 105
3 Dyson Heppell 21 11 14 25 10 15 64 4 6 0 0 0 6 3 3 0 0 1 4 2 0 5 1 0 1 100 82 98
4 David Zaharakis 11 14 9 23 7 16 78 4 4 0 0 0 4 0 4 2 0 1 6 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 87 93
5 Dustin Fletcher 31 16 9 25 9 14 84 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 91
6 Paul Chapman 3 14 3 17 7 9 76 1 6 1 1 0 3 1 2 2 1 0 4 2 0 6 1 1 0 50 81 90
7 Jobe Watson 4 11 7 18 5 13 61 4 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 4 0 1 2 2 0 1 66 84 88
8 Courtenay Dempsey 15 12 4 16 4 12 68 4 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 50 86 81
9 Michael Hibberd 1 15 5 20 7 15 80 5 7 1 0 0 1 0 1 8 2 1 1 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 88 79
10 Michael Hurley 18 13 7 20 8 14 85 2 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 8 0 2 0 0 1 0 92 78
11 Patrick Ryder 30 8 3 11 10 3 72 3 2 0 0 28 7 2 5 2 3 3 4 5 0 3 0 0 1 0 92 74
12 Brent Stanton 5 10 3 13 1 10 76 1 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 33 89 68
13 Zach Merrett 27 7 3 10 4 7 80 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74 65
14 Jason Winderlich 8 10 2 12 4 6 66 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 50 79 57
15 Heath Hocking 39 6 4 10 2 8 80 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 82 57
16 Mark Baguley 12 8 5 13 2 10 92 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 87 54
17 Joe Daniher 6 8 4 12 7 6 75 3 5 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 33 86 53
18 Jake Carlisle 22 6 3 9 4 4 55 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 89 52
19 Ben Howlett 40 6 2 8 2 5 62 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 3 1 0 1 100 82 51
20 Jake Melksham 17 10 7 17 5 11 70 1 2 0 0 0 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 81 50
21 Jackson Merrett 20 6 2 8 2 6 50 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 45 33
22 Jason Ashby 14 2 0 2 2 0 100 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 12
Western Bulldogs

Western Bulldogs

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 Luke Dahlhaus 6 18 14 32 10 22 65 1 8 3 3 0 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 2 2 0 50 82 120
2 Adam Cooney 17 15 11 26 12 14 73 0 8 1 3 0 6 2 4 5 2 0 4 2 0 2 1 1 0 33 81 116
3 Tom Liberatore 21 12 13 25 16 11 80 4 5 0 1 0 10 4 6 1 1 2 8 7 1 2 1 0 1 100 87 110
4 Shaun Higgins 7 17 19 36 7 28 77 4 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 4 1 1 0 0 2 6 1 0 2 100 88 108
5 Matthew Boyd 5 15 13 28 14 14 71 4 3 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 1 1 4 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 90 94
6 Ryan Griffen 16 15 11 26 10 15 69 3 1 0 0 0 4 0 4 1 2 0 4 4 2 4 0 0 0 0 84 88
7 Jack Macrae 11 8 17 25 8 15 64 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 5 0 0 2 1 0 1 100 79 88
8 Will Minson 27 4 4 8 6 3 62 4 4 1 1 45 2 2 0 1 1 4 1 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 91 71
9 Liam Picken 42 9 5 14 4 10 71 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 91 71
10 Robert Murphy 2 11 10 21 1 19 90 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 90 70
11 Jake Stringer 9 6 12 18 6 12 88 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 100 74 67
12 Dale Morris 38 9 3 12 4 9 83 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 99 59
13 Liam Jones 19 8 4 12 5 6 50 3 5 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 50 87 57
14 Easton Wood 10 7 6 13 7 7 100 0 5 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 87 54
15 Tory Dickson 29 5 7 12 4 7 75 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 77 53
16 Lachie Hunter 26 8 7 15 8 7 66 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 50 79 49
17 Jason Johannisen 39 6 8 14 1 13 78 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 81 49
18 Tom Williams 12 7 2 9 1 7 77 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 86 42
19 Stewart Crameri 8 5 6 11 6 7 72 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 88 42
20 Michael Talia 32 5 7 12 3 11 75 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 92 36
21 Koby Stevens 25 2 5 7 2 6 100 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 22
22 Marcus Bontempelli 4 2 0 2 0 3 100 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 23 13

Team Lineups

Essendon

B

  • Dustin Fletcher,
  • Cale Hooker,
  • Michael Hibberd

HB

  • Mark Baguley,
  • Michael Hurley,
  • Dyson Heppell

C

  • Brent Stanton,
  • Jobe Watson,
  • Courtenay Dempsey

HF

  • Brendon Goddard,
  • Jake Carlisle,
  • Ben Howlett

F

  • Jason Winderlich,
  • Joe Daniher,
  • Paul Chapman

Fol

  • Patrick Ryder,
  • David Zaharakis,
  • Heath Hocking

I/C

  • Jake Melksham,
  • Zach Merrett,
  • Jackson Merrett

Sub

  • Jason Ashby

NO CHANGE

In

  • Brendon Goddard,
  • Heath Hocking

Out

  • Martin Gleeson (Soreness),
  • Kyle Hardingham (Omitted)

Western Bulldogs

B

  • Liam Picken,
  • Michael Talia,
  • Easton Wood

HB

  • Shaun Higgins,
  • Dale Morris,
  • Robert Murphy

C

  • Adam Cooney,
  • Ryan Griffen,
  • Koby Stevens

HF

  • Jake Stringer,
  • Stewart Crameri,
  • Tory Dickson

F

  • Luke Dahlhaus,
  • Liam Jones,
  • Tom Williams

Fol

  • Will Minson,
  • Matthew Boyd,
  • Tom Liberatore

I/C

  • Jack Macrae,
  • Lachie Hunter,
  • Jason Johannisen

Sub

  • Marcus Bontempelli

NO CHANGE

In

  • Dale Morris,
  • Tom Williams,
  • Jason Johannisen,
  • Marcus Bontempelli

Out

  • Daniel Giansiracusa (Omitted),
  • Tom Campbell (Omitted),
  • Lin Jong (Omitted),
  • Tom Young (Omitted)

Last updated: 12:30am Saturday, May 3, 2014