Spherical 12

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The primary of the three mid-season bye rounds has concluded, let’s check out the Group of the Week from Spherical 12.

Again pocket – Nick Haynes (Larger Western Sydney)
Performed an important position because the unfastened man in defence for the Giants of their loss to the Crows on Saturday night time. Hauled in ten grabs to go together with his 19 disposals, utilizing it at 78 per cent effectivity.

Full again – Dane Rampe (Sydney)
Had the daunting activity of manning West Coast star Josh Kennedy and, regardless of conceding two early targets, saved him to only one extra for the rest of the sport.

The Sydney co-captain was additionally terrific offensively, racking up an equal career-high 32 possessions, utilizing it at a really harmful 93 per cent effectivity and taking seven marks.

Dane Rampe

Rampe (centre) celebrated recreation 150 in type. (Photograph by Ryan Pierse/Getty Photographs)

Again pocket – Tom Stewart (Geelong)
Continued his sensible season in defence for the Cats with an outstanding position in opposition to the Tigers on Friday night time. Spent a lot of the night time on premiership ahead Jacob Townsend, who had simply three touches, with Stewart ending the sport with 27 touches and 9 grabs.

Half again – Jake Lloyd (Sydney)
Offered loads of offensive rebound from the backline for the Swans of their massive win over West Coast on Sunday afternoon. Beat his earlier career-high for disposals with 42, whereas he took 9 marks and laid three tackles.

Centre half again – Jacob Weitering (Carlton)
The previous primary draft decide was sensational for the Blues of their come-from-behind victory over the Lions on Saturday.

Helped climate the early storm from Brisbane, then offered a transparent head beneath stress as Carlton started their comeback. Completed with 16 possessions and 9 grabs.

Half again – Jarrod Harbrow (Gold Coast)
Performed his finest recreation of the season on Saturday in opposition to North Melbourne, profitable 27 disposals at 77 per cent effectivity and taking 5 marks.

Wing – Jared Polec (North Melbourne)
After a gradual begin to life as a Kangaroo, Polec’s kind has lifted significantly over the previous month. Amassed 28 touches in Saturday’s win over Gold Coast, which is his finest effort within the blue and white, whereas he took six marks and booted a objective.

Jared Polec

Jared Polec. (Photograph by Quinn Rooney/Getty Photographs)

Centre – Ed Curnow (Carlton)
Whereas a lot of the discuss will centre round his co-captain teammate, Ed Curnow’s position in Carlton’s win on Saturday was very-much match-winning. With Lachie Neale dominating within the first half, Curnow went to the previous Docker after the primary break, protecting him to only six extra touches.

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Curnow completed with 30 disposals, 11 of them contested, eight clearances, 4 marks and 9 tackles.

Wing – Adam Treloar (Collingwood)
Was prolific in Collingwood’s win over Melbourne on Queen’s Birthday, racking up 34 possessions, making six tackles and kicking a objective. Was awarded the Neale Daniher Trophy as finest on floor.

Half ahead – Patrick Cripps (Carlton)
Per week after we noticed Stephen Coniglio present the very best particular person efficiency of the season, Cripps put forth his nomination with a stunning show in opposition to the Brisbane Lions.

Led an excellent fightback in David Teague’s first recreation as coach, ending with 38 disposals, 16 of them contested, eight clearances, seven marks and 4 essential targets, a career-high.

Centre half ahead – Lance Franklin (Sydney)
Talking of dazzling, the champion Swan performed simply his finest recreation of a stuttering season thus far in opposition to West Coast on Sunday. Collected 18 touches, took 9 marks and had 9 scoring pictures, ending with 5 majors together with a spectacular objective after the ultimate siren from 50 metres out on the boundary line.

Half ahead – Gary Ablett (Geelong)
Contemporary from a one-week suspension, Ablett was terrific in Geelong’s big win over Richmond on Friday night time. Had 24 possessions, took six marks, kicked two targets and, impressively, laid seven tackles.

Gary Ablett lines up a kick

Gary Ablett. (Photograph by Adam Trafford/AFL Media/Getty Photographs)

Ahead pocket – Tom Papley (Sydney)
Loved a career-high day in opposition to the Eagles on Sunday, ending with 27 disposals, seven marks and 5.2 in Sydney’s 45 level victory.

Full ahead – Tom Hawkins (Geelong)
Hawkins has been an image of consistency in 2019, particularly over the previous 5 weeks. Since Spherical eight, Hawkins has kicked 4 targets in every match, together with final Friday night time in opposition to the Tigers.

Is now as much as 35 majors for the season, sitting second behind Jeremy Cameron within the Coleman medal race.

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Ahead pocket – Jaidyn Stephenson (Collingwood)
Appeared like he was in every single place on the Queen’s Birthday in opposition to Melbourne, particularly early. May have had a monster day however his affect was lowered as a result of goalkicking inaccuracy. Completed with 19 touches, 9 marks, three tackles and three.three.

Ruckman – Max Gawn (Melbourne)
Within the heavyweight battle of the season, Gawn took the candies in opposition to Brodie Grundy on Monday regardless of the Magpies profitable the sport.

Had 34 possessions, which is unimaginable for a ruckman, together with 19 contested touches, ten clearances, took 5 grabs and laid three tackles to go together with his 33 hitouts.

Brodie Grundy and Max Gawn fight it out in the ruck

Brodie Grundy and Max Gawn struggle it out within the ruck. (Photograph by Michael Dodge/AFL Media/Getty Photographs)

Ruck rover – Ben Cunnington (North Melbourne)
Has been one of the constant performers throughout the league this season and it continued on Saturday at Metricon Stadium in opposition to Gold Coast.

Amassed 31 disposals, 23 of them contested, gained 14 clearances and took 4 marks. Is as much as third within the AFL Coaches Affiliation participant of the yr award behind Tim Kelly and Patrick Cripps.

Rover – Patrick Dangerfield (Geelong)
Was sensational in Geelong’s spectacular win over the Tigers on Friday night time, gathering 38 possessions, 17 of them contested, taking seven marks, laying 9 tackles and booting a objective.

Interchange – Tim Taranto (Larger Western Sydney)
Was the very best participant on the bottom throughout Larger Western Sydney’s loss to Adelaide on Saturday night time, ending with 36 touches, 16 contested, seven clearances, 5 marks, seven tackles and a objective.

Interchange – Sam Walsh (Carlton)
Was given extra of an inside position on Saturday at Marvel Stadium and it resulted in arguably the very best recreation of his quick profession to this point in opposition to Brisbane.

Had 32 possessions, 14 of them contested at 81 per cent effectivity, took 12 marks and laid 4 tackles.

Interchange – Tim Kelly (Geelong)
One of many Brownlow Medal favourites will possible characteristic within the votes for his efficiency in opposition to Richmond this spherical, with Kelly gathering 32 possessions, 12 of them contested, taking 9 grabs, laying three tackles and kicking a objective.

Interchange – Matt Crouch (Adelaide)
Was arguably Adelaide’s finest participant in a really even workforce efficiency in opposition to the Giants on Saturday night time. Amassed 34 disposals, 14 contested, gained six clearances, took seven marks and laid three tackles.

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Emergency – Jack Ziebell (North Melbourne)
In recreation 200, the North Melbourne skipper battled two separate knocks to the top nevertheless it didn’t cease him from being arguably finest on floor.

Completed the sport with 28 touches, 15 of them contested, eight clearances, 4 marks, ten tackles and two targets. Transferring him again into the center of the bottom has been a masterstroke.

Emergency – Gryan Miers (Geelong)
One of many main contenders for the Rising Star enhanced his possibilities with a really stable efficiency in opposition to the Tigers on Friday night time. Collected 21 disposals, took 4 marks and completed with three targets.

Emergency – Reilly O’Brien (Adelaide)
It was the outdated versus new within the ruck on Saturday night time on the Adelaide Oval, with younger Crow O’Brien taking up the wily veteran Shane Mumford from the Giants, and it was the previous who took the factors.

Completed with 29 hitouts and 9 clearances and was notably necessary throughout a tense ultimate quarter.

Emergency – Josh Kelly (Larger Western Sydney)
Continued his terrific marketing campaign with one other starring show on Saturday night time in opposition to Adelaide. Had 34 possessions, took 5 grabs, laid 4 tackles and received ahead to kick two targets.

Table of Contents

On paper

FB: Nick Haynes (Larger Western Sydney), Dane Rampe (Sydney), Tom Stewart (Geelong)
HB: Jake Lloyd (Sydney), Jacob Weitering (Carlton), Jarrod Harbrow (Gold Coast)
C: Jared Polec (North Melbourne), Ed Curnow (Carlton), Adam Treloar (Collingwood)
HF: Patrick Cripps (Carlton), Lance Franklin (Sydney), Gary Ablett (Geelong)
FF: Tom Papley (Sydney), Tom Hawkins (Geelong), Jaidyn Stephenson (Collingwood)
R: Max Gawn (Melbourne), Ben Cunnington (North Melbourne), Patrick Dangerfield (Geelong)
I/C: Tim Taranto (Larger Western Sydney), Sam Walsh (Carlton), Tim Kelly (Geelong), Matt Crouch (Adelaide)
EMG: Jack Ziebell (North Melbourne), Gryan Miers (Geelong), Reilly O’Brien (Adelaide), Josh Kelly (Larger Western Sydney)

By workforce

Adelaide: M.Crouch (1)
Brisbane: Nil (zero)
Carlton: Weitering, E.Curnow, Cripps, Walsh (four)
Collingwood: Treloar, Stephenson (2)
Geelong: Stewart, Ablett, Hawkins, Dangerfield, Kelly (5)
Gold Coast: Harbrow (1)
Larger Western Sydney: Haynes, Taranto (2)
Melbourne: Gawn (1)
North Melbourne: Polec, Cunnington (2)
Richmond: Nil (zero)
Sydney: Rampe, Lloyd, Franklin, Papley (four)
West Coast: Nil (zero)

Essendon, Fremantle, Hawthorn, Port Adelaide, St Kilda and the Western Bulldogs had the bye.

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