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The Bogeymen: who's coming to get your team in round five?

Dinny Navaratnam  April 21, 2017 7:06 AM

WHO PULLS out the stops when they play against your club? Here are the round five bogeymen, determined with help from the Schick AFL Player Ratings:

Port Adelaide v Carlton  

Hamish Hartlett

The damaging right-footer saves his best footy for Carlton. In round eight last year against the Blues, he had 26 disposals, seven tackles and a goal.
Rating: 140

Bryce Gibbs

The South Australian native was excellent last time these teams played, with 30 disposals, 10 contested possessions, seven tackles and a goal.
Rating: 91

Western Bulldogs v Brisbane Lions

Jake Stringer

The 2015 All Australian played the finest game of his career versus the Lions in round 12, 2015. He booted five straight goals and was involved in 11 scoring chains.
Rating: 41

Dayne Zorko

The zippy half-forward performs better against the Dogs than any of his teammates. Last time he faced the premiers, the Lion picked up 21 disposals, laid five tackles and kicked two goals.
Rating: 7

Gold Coast v Adelaide

Gary Ablett

The dual Brownlow winner played one of the best games of his illustrious career against the Crows in round eight, 2011. He racked up 41 disposals, 23 contested possessions and four goals.
Rating: 117

Taylor Walker

The Crows captain was best on ground in round nine against the Suns last year. He was awarded three Brownlow votes for his five-goal effort.
Rating: 59

Sydney Swans v GWS

Josh Kennedy

The big-bodied onballer was his side's best in the qualifying final loss to the Giants in 2016. He notched up 30 disposals, 20 contested possessions and a goal.
Rating: 2

Callan Ward

The hard-nosed skipper is the only Giant to line up in the past 11 matches against Sydney. In round 12 last year, he had 25 disposals and 12 contested possessions.
Rating: 24

Fremantle v North Melbourne

Nat Fyfe

The three-time AFLPA MVP dominated against the Kangaroos in round four last season, with 27 disposals, 15 contested possessions, seven tackles and four goals.
Rating: 40

Andrew Swallow

The tough nut plays better against the Dockers than any other side. In round 21, 2015, he picked up 21 disposals, 15 contested possessions and 12 tackles.
Rating: 123

St Kilda v Geelong

Mav Weller

The bruising forward was his side's best in the upset win against the Cats last year, with 19 disposals and two goals.
Rating: 156

Patrick Dangerfield

The superstar was best on ground in round 14 against the Saints last season. He notched up 29 disposals, 15 contested possessions and nine clearances.
Rating: 1

Hawthorn v West Coast

Luke Hodge

The dual Norm Smith medallist was superb against the Eagles in round 22 last year, with 28 disposals, 14 contested possessions and three score assists.
Rating: 65

Luke Shuey

The in-form midfielder had 25 disposals, 13 contested possessions and five clearances against the Hawks in round two last season.
Rating: 17

Richmond v Melbourne

Dustin Martin

The Brownlow Medal fancy loves taking on the Demons. In round four, 2015, he finished with 24 disposals and six inside-50s.
Rating: 21

Jeff Garlett

The small forward was best on ground in the corresponding clash last year. He slotted four goals and had 11 score involvements.
Rating: 136

Essendon v Collingwood

Jobe Watson

The dual club champion has been his side's best performer in Anzac Day matches since 2010. In 2013, he polled two Brownlow votes for a 31-disposal and two-goal game.
Rating: 446

Steele Sidebottom

The gun onballer put in a best-on-ground display on Anzac Day last season as the Pies torched the Bombers. He racked up 33 disposals and kicked four goals.
Rating: 44

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