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  • Essendon v Geelong Cats
  • Round 8 - 19:25 AEST, May 13, 2017
  • MCG
  • 18° Partly cloudy
7th
2nd
  • Goals 17
  • Behinds 8
  • Total 110

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  • Goals 13
  • Behinds 15
  • Total 93

Scott: Cats 'really, really poor'

Chris Scott was disgusted with Geelong's performance against Essendon.

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Essendon

Essendon
  • Q1
    6.2
    (38)
  • Q2
    9.4
    (58)
  • Q3
    14.7
    (91)
  • Q4
    17.8
    (110)
  • Q1
    1.5
    (11)
  • Q2
    3.8
    (26)
  • Q3
    7.9
    (51)
  • Q4
    13.15
    (93)

Geelong Cats

Geelong Cats
  • 391
  • 218
  • 173
  • 30
  • 30
  • 11
  • 19
  • 47
  • 14
  • 131
  • 81
  • 39
  • 89
  • Disposals
  • Kicks
  • Handballs
  • Free Kicks
  • Clearances
  • Centre
  • Stoppages
  • Inside 50
  • Marks in 50
  • Contested Possessions
  • Tackles
  • Hit-Outs
  • Interchanges
  • 338
  • 181
  • 157
  • 19
  • 47
  • 19
  • 28
  • 58
  • 13
  • 151
  • 40
  • 45
  • 87

Match  Feed

  • Q4 32:54

    The siren has sounded to end Q4.

  • Q4 32:48

    BEHINDBombers (Rushed)

  • Q4 31:35

    BEHINDCats (Patrick Dangerfield)

  • Q4 29:02

    That transition goal to Fantasia reflects the Bombers game today. From ten fewer inside 50's, they have created 2 more goals from intercepts as well 8 goals from their defensive half.

  • Q4 29:01

    GOALBombers (Orazio Fantasia)

  • Q4 28:31

    Geelong Cats InterchangeMark Blicavs replaces Rhys Stanley and is possibly out for the game.

  • Q4 27:44

    BEHINDCats (Steven Motlop)

  • Q4 27:03

    BEHINDCats (Nakia Cockatoo)

  • Q4 26:10

    The Cats have been efficient this quarter, launching a goal from 50 per cent of their 12 inside 50's. It could be too late, after they created just 7 goals from 40 inside 50's in the first 3 quarters.

  • Q4 25:54

    BEHINDCats (Rushed)

  • Q4 24:46

    BEHINDCats (George Horlin-Smith)

  • Q4 23:08

    BEHINDCats (Tom Hawkins)

  • Q4 21:23

    That goal to Daniher was pivotal in arresting the Cats momentum, who had kicked six of the last eight goals. Daniher now has 5 goals and four marks inside 50.

  • Q4 20:58

    GOALBombers (Joe Daniher)

  • Q4 19:19

    Sam Menegola has had a major impact since quarter time with a gamehigh 21 disposals, 5 inside 50's and 305 metres gained. Patrick Dangerfield has had 11 contested possessions and 2 goals in this time.

  • Q4 19:12

    GOALCats (Zac Smith)

  • Q4 16:44

    GOALCats (James Parsons)

  • Q4 13:02

    GOALBombers (Orazio Fantasia)

  • Q4 12:01

    The Cats have erased 24 point final quarter deficits in 3 games this season and have started. They have started the quarter well, winning the clearances 6 to 3, creating 4 inside 50's and launching 3 goals from this source.

  • Q4 11:01

    GOALCats (Daniel Menzel)

  • Q4 09:21

    Geelong have been able to find targets inside 50 throughout the game; creating 12 marks in this zone. Their goal kicking accuracy has been improved from 42 to 55 per cent by kicking 3.0.18 to start the quarter.

  • Q4 08:46

    GOALCats (George Horlin-Smith)

  • Q4 06:57

    GOALCats (Tom Hawkins)

  • Q4 05:08

    Essendon has won 65 per cent of its intercepts in the defensive half. In combination with their kicking efficiency of 70 per cent, they have launched four goals from defensive half intercepts.

  • Q4 04:26

    GOALCats (Tom Hawkins)

  • Q4 00:00

    Q4 is now underway.

  • Q3 30:12

    The siren has sounded to end Q3.

  • Q3 30:08

    GOALBombers (Joe Daniher)

  • Q3 28:32

    The Cats continue to dominate the clearances (3520) and Inside 50's (39-33). But, their ball use continues to let them down with a kicking efficiency of just 55 per cent in the forward half.

  • Q3 25:20

    GOALBombers (Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti)

  • Q3 25:20

    The pressure of both teams has been a vast contrast. The Bombers have applied 63 tackles, compared to just 17 for Geelong with 37 being its fewest in a game since 2010.

  • Q3 24:14

    GOALCats (Patrick Dangerfield)

  • Q3 23:27

    BEHINDBombers (Andrew McGrath)

  • Q3 21:33

    Since quarter time, Essendon has scored predominantly off the Cats turnovers. They have created 32 intercepts and launched a score from 25 per cent of these chains.

  • Q3 19:42

    GOALBombers (Josh Green)

  • Q3 16:27

    BEHINDCats (Daniel Menzel)

  • Q3 15:05

    GOALCats (Tom Stewart)

  • Q3 13:05

    The Bombers continue to take advantage of the Cats turnovers, creating four more intercepts. They are winning the uncontested possession count by 20 this quarter and have created a goal from 50 per cent of their entries.

  • Q3 11:33

    BEHINDBombers (Joe Daniher)

  • Q3 09:42

    BEHINDBombers (Darcy Parish)

  • Q3 09:10

    The Bombers have been efficient from possession chains in their forward half. They have launched six goals from 19 chains in this zone, compared to just two goals form 27 chains for Geelong.

  • Q3 07:24

    GOALBombers (Joe Daniher)

  • Q3 04:00

    GOALCats (Patrick Dangerfield)

  • Q3 03:35

    Zach Smith has been dominate around the stoppages with 6 clearances and 17 hitouts. In conjunction, Geelong has begun to capitalize in this area launching 3 of their last 4 goals from this source.

  • Q3 02:30

    GOALBombers (Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti)

  • Q3 01:20

    Geelong Cats InterchangeMark Blicavs off due to an injury.

  • Q3 01:00

    GOALCats (Tom Hawkins)

  • Q3 00:00

    Q3 is now underway.

  • Q2 29:00

    Essendon were far more efficient in that half with a kicking efficiency 18 per cent higher than Geelong in their forward half. Their ball use has allowed them to generate four more goals from forward half chains.

  • Q2 28:50

    The siren has sounded to end Q2.

  • Q2 27:00

    Geelong has been the most efficient side going inside 50 this year, launching a goal from 32.6 per cent of entries. Tonight, due to their inaccuracy (37.5 per cent), they have launched a goal from just 10 per cent of inside 50's.

  • Q2 25:20

    GOALBombers (Josh Green)

  • Q2 24:00

    GOALCats (Tom Hawkins)

  • Q2 21:27

    BEHINDCats (Mitch Duncan)

  • Q2 20:11

    Zach Merrett is ranked in the top 5 in the competition for disposals. Tonight he has maintained this form with 14 disposals, but also heavily pressuring the cats with 8 tackles. David Zaharakis has had 5 score involvements and a seasonhigh 20 disposals.

  • Q2 19:54

    GOALBombers (James Stewart)

  • Q2 17:52

    GOALCats (Daniel Menzel)

  • Q2 12:39

    BEHINDCats (Tom Hawkins)

  • Q2 12:37

    The Bombers are capitalizing on Geelong's poor ball use in the forward half. From 16 attacking midfield chains, the Cats have generated just 4 behinds. Whilst, the Bombers in transition have launched 3.1.19 from their defensive half.

  • Q2 11:06

    GOALBombers (Joe Daniher)

  • Q2 09:47

    Michael Hurely is relishing as an intercept defender. He has a gamehigh seven intercepts as well as 261 metres gained and 3 score involvements.

  • Q2 07:25

    BEHINDBombers (Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti)

  • Q2 06:44

    Geelong continue to lead the clearances (16 to 9), contested possession count by 20 and inside 50's by 5. However, they have been inaccurate from corridor scoring shots with 1.4.10 from this source.

  • Q2 06:27

    BEHINDBombers (Darcy Parish)

  • Q2 04:12

    The Bombers are leading the way with their pressure, applying 27 tackles to 9 and as a result, their kicking efficiency is 16 per cent higher.

  • Q2 00:34

    BEHINDCats (Tom Hawkins)

  • Q2 00:00

    Q2 is now underway.

  • Q1 31:59

    The siren has sounded to end Q1.

  • Q1 31:56

    Despite losing the clearances (814), Essendon's kicking efficiency is 42 per cent greater in the forward half. As a result, they have launched 4 more goals from stoppages; culminating in the last to Stewart.

  • Q1 31:54

    GOALBombers (James Stewart)

  • Q1 28:41

    The Cats haven't been able to stop the flow of goals for the Bombers, who have now generated a goal from 39 per cent of inside 50's. This is well above their season average of 26.9.

  • Q1 27:41

    GOALBombers (James Stewart)

  • Q1 27:08

    BEHINDCats (Cameron Guthrie)

  • Q1 26:41

    BEHINDCats (Daniel Menzel)

  • Q1 24:26

    Geelong have gained the upper hand around the stoppages and it has paid dividends with that goal to Motlop. In the last 10 minutes, they have won the stoppages (6 to 2) and created 60 per cent of inside 50's.

  • Q1 23:45

    GOALCats (Steven Motlop)

  • Q1 20:52

    GOALBombers (Orazio Fantasia)

  • Q1 18:32

    BEHINDCats (James Parsons)

  • Q1 18:01

    On the other hand. Geelong are struggling to move the ball in their forward half with a kicking efficiency of just 42 per cent.

  • Q1 16:03

    Essendon has created 7 defensive half intercepts and 3 inside 50's from this source. Once in their forward half, they have retained the ball and generated two goals from stoppages.

  • Q1 11:30

    The Bombers are dominating the uncontested possession count (307) and are using the ball more efficiently by footy (75-50 per cent). As a result, they have created three marks inside 50 and converted two goals from this source.

  • Q1 11:08

    GOALBombers (Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti)

  • Q1 08:04

    Both teams are pressing forward and retaining the ball in their forward half. Particularly Geelong, who have created 4 attacking midfield intercepts and two scores from this source.

  • Q1 07:38

    BEHINDCats (Mark Blicavs)

  • Q1 06:21

    BEHINDCats (Rhys Stanley)

  • Q1 05:12

    It has been a strong start for Essendon; winning four of the first five clearances. They have been able to retain the ball inside their own 50, generating 2.1.13 from this zone.

  • Q1 04:34

    GOALBombers (Joe Daniher)

  • Q1 03:13

    BEHINDBombers (Rushed)

  • Q1 02:23

    BEHINDBombers (Joe Daniher)

  • Q1 00:38

    GOALBombers (Cale Hooker)

  • Q1 00:00

    Q1 is now underway.

  • Q0 00:10

    Over the past three weeks, the Bombers have retained 55 per cent of their kicks into the forward 50. This is the secondbest percentage recorded in this period of time.

  • Q0 00:10

    The Cats have been able to transition well early in the season; generating an inside 50 from 24 per cent of defensive 50 chains. This is the equalhighest percentage recorded by any side.

  • Q0 00:-20

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  • Q0 00:-24

    Ins for Cats: M.O'Connor, J.Kolodjashnij, T.Stewart, Z.Smith

  • Q0 00:-25

    Outs for Cats: D.Lang, J.Murdoch, A.Black, J.Thurlow

  • Q0 00:-26

    Ins for Bombers: J.Stewart, J.Watson, A.McGrath

  • Q0 00:-27

    Outs for Bombers: A.Francis, M.Gleeson, B.Stanton

  • Q0 00:-30

    Welcome to MCG for the Essendon v Geelong Cats Round 8 clash.

Match report: Tiring Dons hold off Cats

Callum Twomey  May 13, 2017 11:50 PM

Highlights: Essendon v Geelong The Bombers and Cats clash in round eight
AFL 2017 Round 08 - Essendon v Geelong

Joe Daniher was superb for the Bombers, kicking accurately and marking strongly

FOR THREE quarters on Saturday night, Essendon bullied and outworked Geelong. The Bombers looked dangerous every time they entered the forward line, and scored most times they did. Then Geelong did all of that for one quarter, and almost won the game. 

Thankfully for the Bombers, it was almost. Their 17-point win at the MCG did not come without a huge scare – the Cats got within 11 points after trailing by 40 at the final change – but the Dons were worthy victors after dominating the contest.

Full match details and stats

The Bombers' 17.8 (110) to 13.15 (93) victory was important for many reasons, not least for getting them back to level pegging at 4-4. But, after losing their last six games to Geelong, and 12 of the clubs' past 13 encounters, the Bombers did to the Cats what they have so regularly had done to them.

Putting aside the Cats' last-quarter charge as Essendon tired, Geelong was harassed by the Bombers. Chris Scott's side registered just 39 tackles to Essendon's 81. The Bombers were dominant in the midfield, outran their opposition and every one of their forwards hit the scoreboard and made an impact.

There has been so much talk out of Essendon about waiting for the team – full of recruits, draftees, returning players and even a couple of retained 'replacements' – "to gel". But the pieces came together seamlessly against the Cats.

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David Zaharakis was outstanding through the midfield with 31 disposals, while Zach Merrett's work ethic shone with 12 tackles to go with his 33 disposals. Dyson Heppell (30 disposals) grew as the game wore on, as did Jobe Watson, while 300-gamer James Kelly was important early when it was up for grabs.

Joe Daniher was superb with a game-high five goals to spearhead Essendon's exciting forward line and claimed the inaugural Tom Wills Medal as the best player in the Country Game, while the ever dangerous pairing of Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti and Orazio Fantasia combined for six majors.

"There was a lot of really good stuff in that, and just a bit more consistent effort," coach John Worsfold said after the game.

"The players look like they're getting that run back in their legs for longer periods, which is great."

Until three-quarter time the Cats were as average as the Bombers were good. Their tepid tackle count spoke volumes of how much they were outworked in their third successive loss, a slide which will worry Scott after their five-straight wins to start the year.

Patrick Dangerfield was probably the Cats' best with 30 disposals and a goal after spending more time in attack in the second half, while Sam Menegola (25 disposals) and captain Joel Selwood were solid. Tom Hawkins kicked four goals and tried hard.

"Late in the game we were on top and 10 points down and looked like we could have stolen it which, to an extent, wouldn't have reflected the way the rest of the game was played," Scott admitted after the loss.

This was an Essendon win built from the start. The Bombers kicked the opening four goals of the game and simultaneously registered their best opening to 2017 while holding the Cats to their lowest of the season (1.5).

Geelong's midfield was being beaten and Essendon's rejigged forward line, with the addition of former Giant James Stewart, looked potent. Stewart kicked two goals in the first quarter as the Bombers took a 27-point advantage into the second term, and all the momentum against a listless and sluggish Geelong outfit.

After two flat weeks, many predicted the Cats to come out firing. But their tally of just six tackles, to Essendon's 22, underlined the lack of intent from the Geelong.

The lift in energy didn't arrive in the second term. Essendon extended its lead to 32 points at the main break through an ascendancy in the midfield and an ability to take the ball out of defence to create scoring chances.

Zaharakis was important. The best and fairest winner has had a quiet season but Geelong allowed him to run loose as he gathered 20 disposals in the first half and linked up well through the centre.

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The Bombers weren't prepared to let up in the third term. Daniher's presence in the forward 50 was immense: he took a huge, flying mark, he kicked a goal from the top of the square, another from the pocket after the siren and he almost set up another with a spearing pass. His influence was significant, and Geelong had few answers to stop him.

Daniher's accurate last kick of the term extended Essendon's lead to 40 points at the final change. Geelong's six-goal last term restored some pride, but they had left themselves too much work to do.

MEDICAL ROOM
Essendon: The Bombers appeared to get through the game without any injury concerns.

Geelong: Geelong big man Rhys Stanley went down with a leg injury after a marking contest in the dying minutes and was helped from the field. Scott said the ruckman is expected to have escaped any serious damage despite sitting out the last few minutes. The Cats didn't seem to have any other major worries.

NEXT UP
Essendon returns to Etihad Stadium next Sunday for a clash with West Coast, and the Cats will play their first game of the season at Simonds Stadium when they host the Western Bulldogs on Friday night.

ESSENDON   6.2      9.4      14.7    17.8   (110)                  
GEELONG     1.5      3.8      7.9      13.15   (93)           

GOALS
Essendon: Daniher 5, McDonald-Tipungwuti 3, Fantasia 3, Stewart 3, Green 2, Hooker
Geelong: Hawkins 4, Dangerfield 2, Menzel 2, Motlop, Stewart, Horlin-Smith, Parsons, Smith

BEST 
Essendon: Daniher, Zaharakis, Merrett, McDonald-Tipungwuti, Kelly, Hurley, Goddard
Geelong: Dangerfield, Menegola, Hawkins, Guthrie

INJURIES 
Essendon: Nil
Geelong: Stanley (knee)

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Fisher, Schmitt, McInerney

Official crowd: 57,172 at the MCG

Essendon

Essendon

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Zach Merrett 19 14 33 5 0 2 0 12 0 0 150
2 David Zaharakis 16 15 31 7 0 1 0 5 0 0 120
3 Brendon Goddard 15 14 29 6 0 1 2 6 0 0 110
4 Jobe Watson 11 10 21 8 0 2 0 6 0 0 103
5 Joe Daniher 13 3 16 6 7 2 2 1 5 2 102
6 Dyson Heppell 9 21 30 4 0 2 1 5 0 0 100
7 Michael Hurley 17 10 27 8 0 1 0 1 0 0 100
8 James Kelly 16 7 23 10 0 1 2 3 0 0 99
9 Darcy Parish 12 11 23 5 0 1 1 6 0 2 97
10 Orazio Fantasia 13 5 18 5 0 4 0 2 3 0 94
11 Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti 9 8 17 3 0 2 0 4 3 1 89
12 James Stewart 8 2 10 3 0 2 0 4 3 0 73
13 Cale Hooker 6 6 12 6 0 0 0 4 1 0 70
14 Matthew Leuenberger 2 8 10 1 32 2 2 3 0 0 65
15 Matt Dea 9 8 17 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 64
16 David Myers 9 9 18 5 0 2 1 1 0 0 63
17 Andrew McGrath 8 4 12 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 54
18 Josh Green 7 2 9 2 0 1 1 3 2 0 53
19 Conor McKenna 8 5 13 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 46
20 Travis Colyer 4 7 11 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 41
21 Michael Hartley 4 2 6 3 0 0 4 5 0 0 33
22 Mark Baguley 3 2 5 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 21
Geelong Cats

Geelong Cats

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Mitch Duncan 12 8 20 11 0 1 0 1 0 1 91
2 Sam Menegola 11 14 25 4 0 1 1 5 0 0 91
3 Patrick Dangerfield 14 16 30 2 0 3 4 1 2 1 88
4 Tom Hawkins 10 2 12 4 0 3 0 2 4 3 84
5 Zac Smith 8 5 13 1 30 3 5 4 1 0 77
6 Steven Motlop 11 9 20 1 0 1 2 4 1 1 72
7 Joel Selwood 9 15 24 4 0 3 2 1 0 0 70
8 Cameron Guthrie 9 13 22 5 0 0 2 1 0 1 67
9 Zach Tuohy 14 6 20 6 0 1 2 0 0 0 67
10 George Horlin-Smith 9 6 15 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 64
11 Rhys Stanley 6 4 10 5 15 0 0 1 0 1 61
12 Daniel Menzel 7 2 9 4 0 2 0 1 2 2 57
13 Andrew Mackie 11 3 14 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 53
14 Nakia Cockatoo 7 4 11 1 0 0 2 6 0 1 51
15 Tom Lonergan 6 7 13 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 48
16 Tom Stewart 8 6 14 4 0 0 2 0 1 0 48
17 Harry Taylor 6 9 15 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 45
18 Jed Bews 6 5 11 3 0 0 3 4 0 0 44
19 James Parsons 6 4 10 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 41
20 Jake Kolodjashnij 6 4 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 35
21 Mark Blicavs 4 7 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 33
22 Mark O'Connor 1 8 9 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 24
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 Zach Merrett 7 19 14 33 11 20 69 4 5 0 0 0 3 1 2 6 2 0 12 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 80 150
2 David Zaharakis 11 16 15 31 6 25 80 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 1 0 5 0 0 6 0 0 1 0 89 120
3 Brendon Goddard 9 15 14 29 4 22 82 5 6 0 0 0 3 2 1 4 1 2 6 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 89 110
4 Jobe Watson 4 11 10 21 8 16 81 2 8 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 6 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 71 103
5 Joe Daniher 6 13 3 16 5 9 62 3 6 1 4 7 1 1 0 1 2 2 1 2 0 3 5 2 0 62 91 102
6 Dyson Heppell 21 9 21 30 17 15 60 5 4 0 0 0 6 2 4 1 2 1 5 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 83 100
7 Michael Hurley 18 17 10 27 8 14 77 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 95 100
8 James Kelly 47 16 7 23 3 20 82 3 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 79 99
9 Darcy Parish 3 12 11 23 7 16 60 2 5 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 6 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 86 97
10 Orazio Fantasia 13 13 5 18 8 9 66 1 5 0 2 0 3 1 2 0 4 0 2 0 3 4 3 0 2 75 76 94
11 Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti 43 9 8 17 8 9 64 0 3 0 2 0 3 1 2 0 2 0 4 3 2 1 3 1 1 60 80 89
12 James Stewart 17 8 2 10 5 6 90 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 1 0 3 3 0 1 100 83 73
13 Cale Hooker 26 6 6 12 3 9 75 2 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 100 84 70
14 Matthew Leuenberger 22 2 8 10 6 4 80 3 1 0 0 32 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 84 65
15 Matt Dea 49 9 8 17 8 9 88 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 89 64
16 David Myers 23 9 9 18 3 15 83 2 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 7 0 0 1 0 64 63
17 Andrew McGrath 1 8 4 12 4 8 83 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 3 1 3 0 1 2 0 75 54
18 Josh Green 15 7 2 9 5 4 77 3 2 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 3 2 0 1 100 70 53
19 Conor McKenna 45 8 5 13 5 8 69 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 71 46
20 Travis Colyer 32 4 7 11 4 5 63 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 69 41
21 Michael Hartley 36 4 2 6 2 3 50 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 5 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 100 33
22 Mark Baguley 12 3 2 5 1 4 100 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 21
Geelong Cats

Geelong Cats

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 Mitch Duncan 22 12 8 20 5 15 70 2 11 0 1 0 2 0 2 4 1 0 1 3 1 4 0 1 0 0 76 91
2 Sam Menegola 27 11 14 25 10 16 76 4 4 0 0 0 4 2 2 2 1 1 5 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 81 91
3 Patrick Dangerfield 35 14 16 30 17 14 60 6 2 0 0 0 5 3 2 2 3 4 1 1 1 7 2 1 2 66 80 88
4 Tom Hawkins 26 10 2 12 4 7 66 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 3 0 0 4 3 0 57 96 84
5 Zac Smith 9 8 5 13 8 5 84 6 1 0 0 30 6 3 3 0 3 5 4 2 0 4 1 0 0 100 78 77
6 Steven Motlop 32 11 9 20 11 7 75 2 1 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 1 2 4 0 2 0 1 1 1 33 82 72
7 Joel Selwood 14 9 15 24 14 12 79 3 4 2 0 0 6 2 4 2 3 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 79 70
8 Cameron Guthrie 29 9 13 22 10 13 68 3 5 1 2 0 3 2 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 75 67
9 Zach Tuohy 2 14 6 20 8 10 80 6 6 1 0 0 3 1 2 7 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 92 67
10 George Horlin-Smith 33 9 6 15 10 5 46 4 2 0 1 0 4 0 4 1 0 0 3 2 0 4 1 1 0 50 70 64
11 Rhys Stanley 1 6 4 10 6 5 80 0 5 1 1 15 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 87 61
12 Daniel Menzel 10 7 2 9 4 6 55 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 3 2 2 0 50 94 57
13 Andrew Mackie 4 11 3 14 4 10 85 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 3 0 87 53
14 Nakia Cockatoo 5 7 4 11 6 7 63 3 1 0 1 0 4 3 1 0 0 2 6 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 83 51
15 Tom Lonergan 13 6 7 13 6 7 69 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 93 48
16 Tom Stewart 44 8 6 14 3 11 64 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 4 0 2 1 0 0 100 81 48
17 Harry Taylor 7 6 9 15 7 8 86 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 92 45
18 Jed Bews 24 6 5 11 3 8 81 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 83 44
19 James Parsons 34 6 4 10 3 7 50 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 50 87 41
20 Jake Kolodjashnij 8 6 4 10 2 8 70 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 69 35
21 Mark Blicavs 46 4 7 11 6 5 72 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 76 33
22 Mark O'Connor 42 1 8 9 4 5 66 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 24

Team Lineups

Essendon

B

  • Matt Dea,
  • Michael Hurley,
  • Andrew McGrath

HB

  • Mark Baguley,
  • Michael Hartley,
  • Orazio Fantasia

C

  • Brendon Goddard,
  • David Zaharakis,
  • James Kelly

HF

  • James Stewart,
  • Cale Hooker,
  • Darcy Parish

F

  • Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti,
  • Joe Daniher,
  • Zach Merrett

Fol

  • Matthew Leuenberger,
  • Dyson Heppell,
  • Travis Colyer

I/C

  • Jobe Watson,
  • Josh Green,
  • David Myers,
  • Conor McKenna

NO CHANGE

In

  • Andrew McGrath,
  • James Stewart,
  • Jobe Watson

Out

  • Brent Stanton (Omitted),
  • Aaron Francis (Omitted),
  • Martin Gleeson (Omitted)

New

  • James Stewart

Milestones:

  • James Kelly  - Played 300th game

Geelong Cats

B

  • Jed Bews,
  • Tom Lonergan,
  • Tom Stewart

HB

  • Zach Tuohy,
  • Andrew Mackie,
  • Cameron Guthrie

C

  • Mark Blicavs,
  • Joel Selwood,
  • Sam Menegola

HF

  • James Parsons,
  • Harry Taylor,
  • Nakia Cockatoo

F

  • Zac Smith,
  • Tom Hawkins,
  • Daniel Menzel

Fol

  • Rhys Stanley,
  • Patrick Dangerfield,
  • Mitch Duncan

I/C

  • Jake Kolodjashnij,
  • Steven Motlop,
  • George Horlin-Smith,
  • Mark O'Connor

NO CHANGE

In

  • Tom Stewart,
  • Sam Menegola,
  • Zac Smith,
  • Jake Kolodjashnij,
  • Mark O'Connor

Out

  • Lachie Henderson (Chest),
  • Aaron Black (Omitted),
  • Jackson Thurlow (Omitted),
  • Darcy Lang (Omitted),
  • Jordan Murdoch (Omitted)

New

  • Mark O'Connor

Milestones:

  • Mark O'Connor  - Played 1st game

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