AFL prime 100: Spherical 1 choice highlights (half three)

The second recreation of Spherical 1 options two basis golf equipment, Collingwood and Geelong. The Magpies – together with Melbourne – have solely three prime 100 recreation gamers on their listing, the bottom of any membership, and solely two of those can be assured a recreation this week. Considered one of them nevertheless, is the champion Scott Pendlebury who on Friday week will play his 278th for Collingwood, eclipsing the hassle of Wayne Richardson and changing into the third-greatest recreation participant for the membership. Pendlebury has additionally captained the membership in additional video games than anybody besides Nathan Buckley and Gordon Coventry, and – together with Len Thompson – has received extra best-and-fairest awards than anybody besides his coach, Nathan Buckley. Final 12 months’s equal best-and-fairest, Steele Sidebottom, may even advance up the highest 100 recreation gamers listing, passing Richardson’s brother Max and becoming a member of the daddy of Western Bulldog participant Liam Picken (Invoice) in 29th place on the all-time listing of recreation gamers. Scott Pendlebury (second from left) and Steele Sidebottom (second from proper) will add to their spectacular recreation tallies in Spherical 1. (AAP Picture/Julian Smith) The third prime 100 participant, Tyson Goldsack, shouldn't be sure to get a recreation, but when he does, he'll be part of 1990 premiership hero Denis Banks in 67th place. For Geelong, captain Joel Selwood will transfer as much as one recreation exterior the Cats’ prime 10 recreation gamers, and be equal 11th with James Kelly. Kelly, who gave Geelong nice service in his 14 years on the membership, performed in three premierships and after being delisted in 2015, performed for 2 extra years at Essendon the place his additional 40 video games took his complete to 313 video games at equal 48th on the AFL all-time prime 100 recreation gamers listing. Tom Hawkins will go George Todd’s complete of 232 video games and hopefully kick the 2 targets he must develop into the 60th AFL participant to attain 500 targets. Todd performed between 1922 and 1934 and was regarded by famous person Gordon Coventry as among the finest fullbacks he performed in opposition to. He performed in two premierships and received three best-and-fairest awards. ‘That different Sellwood’ – 1937 premiership winner Joe – together with Teddy Rankin will probably be handed by Mitch Duncan if he performs his 181st recreation in Spherical 1 and strikes as much as be part of Michael Mansfield in 56th place on Geelong’s all-time prime 100 recreation gamers listing. Extra AFL 2019 AFL season preview: West Coast Eagles The extra we be taught, the much less we all know AFL prime 100: Spherical 1 choice highlights (half three) Definitive information to AFL 2019: Half one When the King of Asgard meets an AFL guernsey AFL Joe Sellwood (with a double ‘l’) was born in New Zealand and recruited from Wunghnu, a small Victorian nation city in 1930. Though he performed till 1945, he missed two seasons (1942-43) because of World Battle Two. Teddy Rankin performed within the first recreation of soccer within the AFL in opposition to Essendon in 1897, missed the entire of the 1898 season with typhoid fever however nonetheless grew to become the primary Geelong participant to file 100 video games, occurring to file 180 video games for the Cats within the VFL. Cameron Guthrie will go former President Ron Hovey who performed on the bench in two successive Geelong premierships and captained the membership for the primary 5 video games of 1960 till a knee damage pressured his retirement. Mark Biclavs will depart behind close-checking defender Terry Farman (1965-1973) and be part of John Mossop and TV footy panellist Ronnie Burns in equal 95th place within the Cats’ prime 100.