Rhys Mathieson, Tom McDonald and Jack Hayes. Picture: AFL Photos

STATE Leagues around the country are in full swing, and we've got a wrap of all the action.

Check out how your team fared in VFL, SANFL and WAFL matches this weekend.

State league affiliate: Adelaide (SANFL)
This weekend: Sturt v Adelaide at Wigan Oval, Saturday August 19, 2.10pm ACST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Adelaide's clash

Ned McHenry and Lachlan Gollant combined for six goals as Adelaide moved a step closer to locking up a top-two position with a 16-point win over Sturt.

The two clubs are now level on points and only separated by percentage heading into a thrilling final round of the SANFL season.

McHenry had 15 disposals and seven marks to go along with his goal haul, while Gollant had 12 touches.

Lachlan Sholl and Jackson Hately were also in blistering form, kicking a goal apiece and gathering 29 and 28 disposals, respectively.

Young midfielder Billy Dowling was industrious with 21 disposals and a major, with Brayden Cook adding his name to the scoresheet from 11 disposals.

Sam Berry had 24 touches and Patrick Parnell had 22.

State league affiliate: Brisbane (VFL)
This weekend: Casey v Brisbane at Casey Fields, Sunday August 20, 12.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Brisbane's clash

Rhys Mathieson kept himself in the frame of AFL selection leading into finals with a 37-disposal, seven-clearance performance in Brisbane's two-point win against Casey on Sunday.

Kai Lohmann (17 disposals) and Henry Smith (11) kicked two goals each, while Nakia Cockatoo (18), Tom Fullarton (19) and James Tunstill (14, six tackles) each slotted one.

Big man Darcy Fort did a tower of work at the bounces with 27 hitouts, 18 disposals and a team-high nine clearances.

Harry Sharp and Jaxon Prior were busy with 22 touches apiece.

Other Lions in action included Darcy Gardiner (13 disposals), Shadeau Brain (12), Darragh Joyce (nine), Blake Coleman (seven), Noah Answerth (five) and Darryl McDowell-White (seven). 

State league affiliate: Carlton (VFL)
This weekend: Gold Coast v Carlton at Heritage Bank Stadium, Saturday August 19, 10.25am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Carlton's clash

It wasn't a great day for Carlton on Saturday with the Blues going down by 127 points to Gold Coast, but Jaxon Binns continued his impressive season with a 26-disposal, five-tackle outing.

Lewis Young took a mighty 15 marks to go with 22 touches, Lachie Cowan also found the ball 22 times and Sam Durdin had nine marks along with 20 disposals.

Jack Silvagni kicked one goal but was otherwise quiet with just seven touches.

Lochie O'Brien (18 disposals), Lachie Plowman (16) and Jack Carroll (14) all did their bit but couldn't stop the avalanche.

Other Carlton players included Corey Durdin (10 tackles), Sam Philp (11 disposals), Hudson O'Keefe (23 hitouts), Harry Lemmey (six disposals), Jordan Boyd (seven) and Domanic Akuei (five).


State league affiliate: Collingwood (VFL)
This weekend: Collingwood v Southport at AIA Centre, Saturday August 19, 12.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Collingwood's clash

Collingwood proved far too strong for Southport in its 50-point win on Saturday, with plenty of players putting their hand up for a recall to the injury-hit senior side.

Reef McInnes had a day out up forward with a game-high four goals, nine marks and five tackles from his 18 touches.


Defender Trey Ruscoe was staunch down back, finishing with seven tackles, five marks and 21 disposals.

Out of favour forward Ash Johnson kicked two goals and took a game-high 10 marks, while Finlay Macrae led his side with 26 touches and had three marks.

Harvey Harrison (17 disposals, six tackles), Trent Bianco (17, eight), Ed Allan (23, six marks) and Josh Carmichael (21, five clearances) were all impressive in the win.

State league affiliate: Essendon (VFL)
This weekend: Essendon v Coburg at DSV Stadium, Saturday August 19, 4.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Essendon's clash

A five-goal haul from James Stewart has helped Essendon to a 15-point win over bottom-placed Coburg.

Stewart also finished with four marks and three tackles to go with his nine touches.


Nick Bryan dominated in the ruck with 42 hitouts, five clearances and seven marks in a supreme showing.

Will Setterfield had an equal game-high 29 touches along with his five clearaces and six tackles.

Patrick Voss (14 disposals, six marks) and Alwyn Davey jnr (18, four) both booted two goals.

Out of favour forward Sam Weideman went goalless but had 22 touches, 12 marks and three tackles.

Defenders Alastair Lord (24 touches, six marks) and Lewis Hayes (13, four) kept busy, while Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (13, three tackles) was also among the action.

State league affiliate: Peel Thunder (WAFL)
This weekend: Peel v West Perth at Lane Group Stadium, Saturday August 19, 2.10pm AWST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Peel's clash

Peel Thunder fell short by eight points in its game against West Perth.

Midfielder Will Brodie was in everything and finished with a team-high 30 disposals along with six tackles and three marks.

Defender Joel Hamling was solid with 12 marks from his 14 disposals, while forward Matt Taberner was the only multiple goalkicker for his side, booting two goals to go with his four marks.

Young midfielder Nathan O'Driscoll finished with 19 touches and three marks, and forward Travis Colyer collected 17 disposals along with five marks.

Ruckman Liam Reidy (28 hitouts, 12 disposals) and midfielder Ethan Stanley (13 disposals, seven marks) had quieter outings.


State league affiliate: Geelong (VFL)
This weekend: Geelong v Greater Western Sydney at GMHBA Stadium, Saturday August 19, 11.05am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Geelong's clash

Cam Guthrie made his long-awaited return from a toe injury in Geelong's 14-point win over Greater Western Sydney.

Guthrie has been missing since round six, but returned via the lower level this week and finished with an impressive seven clearances and four tackles from his 19 disposals.

Ruckman Toby Conway had 26 hitouts, along with four clearances and five marks from 21 disposals.

Midfielders Mitch Hardie starred with 23 disposals, seven clearances, six tackles and one goal, while Mitch Knevitt was also among the action with 22 touches, six marks and four clearances.

Ted Clohesy (19 disposals, four clearances), Oliver Dempsey (23, two goals) and Osca Riccardi (22, one goal) were also busy in the win.


State league affiliate: Gold Coast (VFL)
This weekend: Gold Coast v Carlton at Heritage Bank Stadium, Saturday August 19, 10.25am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Gold Coast's clash

There were plenty of goals at Gold Coast's end of the ground in the Suns' massive 127-point thrashing of Carlton on Saturday, with a bag of eight coming off the boot of Chris Burgess.


Sam Day also presented strongly down forward and kicked three goals.

Alex Davies was super impressive with 29 disposals, 13 clearances, seven tackles and one goal.

Charlie Constable didn't hit the scoreboard but amassed 37 touches, Elijah Hollands slotted a major from his 27 disposals, while rookie duo Oskar Faulkhead (28 disposals, six tackles, seven clearances, two goals) and James Tsitas (28 disposals, six tackles, one goal) were very busy in the big win.

Ned Moyle dominated in the ruck, finishing with 48 hitouts, five clearances and 17 touches.

Plenty of other Suns were busy with Connor Blakely (25 disposals, seven clearances), Ben Long (23 touches) and Jeremy Sharp (20) getting lots of the ball.

Hewago Oea slotted a goal from 17 disposals, Caleb Graham took eight marks to go with his 14 touches, Jy Farrar had it 16 times and Jake Stein nine.

State league affiliate: GWS Giants (VFL)
This weekend: Geelong v Greater Western Sydney at GMHBA Stadium, Saturday August 19, 11.05am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Greater Western Sydney's clash

Greater Western Sydney missed its chance to jump into the top eight after it fell short by 14 points against Geelong on Saturday.

Forward James Peatling was among everything and finished with a game-high eight clearances, five marks as well as a game-high 29 touches.

Ruckman Matt Flynn impressed with 20 hitouts and had four clearances and six tackles, while first-year player Harry Rowston collected 19 disposals and four clearances.

No.1 pick Aaron Cadman led the way up forward with an equal game-high three goals to go with his five marks and four tackles.

Former captain Phil Davis had 19 touches and seven marks, while fellow defender Cameron Fleeton finished with a game-high nine marks to go with his 15 disposals.

Conor Stone (one goal, four tackles), Ryan Angwin (17 disposals, six tackles) and Wade Derksen (10, one goal) also had impact.


State league affiliate: Box Hill Hawks (VFL)
This weekend: Frankston v Box Hill at Kinetic Stadium, Friday August 18, 7.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Box Hill's clash

Big Lloyd Meek had a big day out in Box Hill's 39-point win over Frankston on Friday.

The former Docker was his side's leading goal kicker with three, but he didn't stop there, finishing with 25 disposals, 41 hitouts and eight clearances.


Lachie Bramble kicked two goals from 22 touches and five clearances, while Bailey Macdonald kicked one to go with 20 disposals and seven tackles.

Cam Mackenzie was even harder at the contest with 10 tackles along with 25 disposals, and Cooper Stephens had 27 touches and  eight clearances.

Both Sam Butler (14 disposals) and Josh Bennetts (15) snagged a goal, while Emerson Jeka (18), Seamus Mitchell (14) and Josh Morris (10) all got involved.

Fergus Greene slotted one goal but was otherwise quiet.

State league affiliate: Casey Demons (VFL)
This weekend: Casey v Brisbane at Casey Fields, Sunday August 20, 12.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Casey's clash

With Simon Goodwin looking for a forward setup for finals Tom McDonald gave himself a chance for a recall with three goals in the Demons two-point loss to Brisbane on Sunday.


Luke Dustan also kicked a couple of goals from his team-high 31 disposals and six clearances, Charlie Spargo slotted one from 23 touches and 10 marks, and Taj Woewodin kicked a major among his 20 disposals.

Brodie Grundy didn't register a score, spending most of his day on the ball to rack up 37 hitouts and a dozen disposals.


Rookie Daniel Turner was busy with 25 touches and eight marks.

Key forward prospect Matt Jefferson kicked one goal from 13 disposals, Michael Hibberd had 17 touches and Andy Moniz-Wakefield finished with 16.

Other Demons in action included Deakyn Smith (12 disposals), Will Verrall (nine), and Jed Adams (five).

State league affiliate: North Melbourne (VFL)
This weekend: Richmond v North Melbourne at Swinburne Centre, Sunday August 20, 12pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from North Melbourne's clash

After a couple of quiet games in the seniors Charlie Lazzaro returned to state league level and got his touch back with team-highs for disposals (35), tackles (11) and clearances (11) in North Melbourne' 12-point loss to Richmond.

After getting a run on Saturday as the AFL substitute Blake Drury backed up with two goals the next day.

Miller Bergman was busy with 21 disposals, Kallan Dawson had 19, while Lachie Young finished with 16 touches and four clearances.

Aiden Bonar was also busy with 17 disposals, Phoenix Spicer had 13 and Jacob Edwards 13 along with 18 hitouts.

Mid-season draftee Robert Hansen jnr was quiet.

State league affiliate: Port Adelaide Magpies (SANFL)
This weekend: South Adelaide v Port Adelaide at Flinders University Stadium, Saturday August 19, 1.10pm ACST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Port Adelaide's clash

Port Adelaide is clinging on to fourth spot on the SANFL ladder with one round to play after securing a thrilling 97-97 draw against South Adelaide.

Former Bomber Orazio Fantasia was superb with four goals from 17 disposals as the Magpies stormed home with four goals to two in the final term.


Francis Evans continued his strong form at the lower level with three majors and 17 touches, while Quinton Narkle put his hand up for a recall to the senior team with 23 disposals and a goal.

Youngster Jase Burgoyne, fresh off signing a contract extension during the week, had 22 touches and a goal.

Forward Thomas Scully also got his name on the scoresheet, while ruckman Brynn Teakle had 19 hitouts and eight disposals, former Kangaroo Trent Dumont had 25 possessions and seven tackles and Riley Bonner was also busy with 24 disposals.


State league affiliate: Richmond (VFL)
This weekend: Richmond v North Melbourne at Swinburne Centre, Sunday August 20, 12pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Richmond's clash

Jacob Bauer has put his hand up to replace Jack Riewoldt in the final round of AFL action - and possibly for years to come - with a four-goal, seven-mark game in Richmond's 12-point win against North Melbourne on Sunday.


Samson Ryan also kicked a couple of goals from 15 disposals and 33 hitouts, making his own case for a spot in the senior side's forward line.

Other Tigers put in their audition tape for Trent Cotchin's on-ball role, with Tyler Sonsie racking up 23 disposals and a goal, Sam Banks taking 11 marks to go with 22 disposals and Ryan Mansell laying 10 tackles alongside 19 disposals, five clearances and a goal.

Running defender Tom Brown has impressed all season but is yet to debut at senior level, however he may be thrown a taste after another strong outing, finishing with 18 touches.

James Trezise has also caught the eye since going the club in June and he was again strong with 19 disposals, but fellow mid-season draftee Matt Coulthard was quiet on return from the AFL side.

The versatile Ben Miller did a lot of work in the ruck, finishing with 22 hitouts.

Other Richmond players in action included Bigoa Nyuon (14 disposals), Hugo Ralphsmith (12), Kaelan Bradtke (six) and Seth Campbell (five).

State league affiliate: Sandringham (VFL)
This weekend: Sandringham v Williamstown at Trevor Barker Beach Oval, Sunday August 20, 2.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Sandringham's clash

The Saints' forward line is looking settled but Jack Hayes let it be known he's ready to step up if needed, kicking six goals in Sandringham's 35-point win over Williamstown on Sunday.


Anthony Caminiti also kicked two goals after being dropped from the senior side.

Jack Billings slotted one along with a team-high 22 disposals, and young ruckman Max Heath also kicked a goal from 11 disposals and eight marks.

Veteran ruckman Tom Campbell did most of the tap work, finishing the day with 35 hitouts, 19 disposals and seven clearances.

Ben Paton also had seven clearances in his 18 touches.

Tom Highmore (15 disposals, seven marks), Nick Coffield (20 disposals), Leo Connolly (14) and Ryan Byrnes (15, six tackles) were all busy.

Other Saints in action included Jack Bytel (11 disposals), Matthew Allison (nine), Oscar Adams (10), Angus McLennan (seven), Jack Peris (11) and Olli Hotton (eight).

State league affiliate: Sydney (VFL)
This weekend: Sydney v Werribee at Tramway Oval, Sunday August 20, 1.05pm AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Sydney's clash

There were plenty of senior Swans in action on Sunday but it didn't help them get over the line against Werribee, going down by 33 points.

Corey Warner led Sydney for disposals with 26, also slotting a goal, while Lachlan Rankin kicked two from 18 touches.

Will Gould finished with two goals as well.

Matt Roberts had a team-high six clearances in his 20 disposals, Ryan Clarke had five and 21 touches and Peter Ladhams had four clearances along with 21 hitouts and 13 disposals.

Lewis Melican was busy with 19 disposals, and ruckman Lachie McAndrew had 18 hitouts and 10 disposals.

Other senior Swans in action included Caleb Mitchell (nine disposals), Hugo Hall-Kahan (eight), William Edwards (eight), Cameron Owen (eight), Jacob Konstanty (six) and Jaiden Magor (five).

State league affiliate: West Coast (WAFL)
This weekend: East Perth v West Coast at Leederville Oval, Saturday August 19, 2.10pm AWST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from West Coast's clash

Young midfielder Isiah Winder put in an excellent individual performance but it wasn't enough as West Coast's season of woe continued.

Winder had 29 disposals and kicked two goals as the Eagles fell by 48 points to East Perth.

Rhett Bazzo also knocked up getting touches, gathering the ball 27 times and taking a massive 13 marks.

Callum Jamieson had 23 disposals and 15 hitouts, while Jordyn Baker (19), Luke Foley (16) and Tyrell Dewar (16) were also industrious.

Ruckman Harry Barnett had nine hitouts to go with his 12 disposals.

State league affiliate: Footscray (VFL)
This weekend: Footscray v Port Melbourne at DSV Stadium, Saturday August 19, 11.05am AEST

MATCH CENTRE Check out all the stats from Footscray's clash

Toby McLean was dangerous throughout Footscray's big 72-point win over Port Melbourne on Saturday.

McLean recorded game-highs of 12 clearances, 32 disposals and 10 tackles to help cement the Bulldogs' spot in the top eight.

Buku Khamis led the way in attack and finished with four goals to go with his seven marks and four tackles.


Ruck Jordon Sweet was similarly dominant with 55 hitouts, eight clearances and one goal, while defender Luke Cleary was solid with 13 marks to go with his 26 touches.

Hayden Crozier was busy with 30 touches along with six marks, while Tim O'Brien was just as impressive in the air, taking eight marks and having 20 touches.

Cody Raak booted two goals to go with his 14 touches and nine marks

Riley Garcia (16 disposals, two goals), Harvey Gallagher (15, six marks) and Jedd Busslinger (14, six) were also among the ball winners.