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Jones had a good game but he was far from the most influential player on the ground.  Gawn was outstanding all night and was the single biggest difference between the teams.  We are incredibly fortunate to have a player like him.  I am 50 this year and I don't recall a more dominant ruckman since Simon Madden - and that includes Dean Cox who I rate incredibly highly.  His ability to collect ground ball is remarkable for a man of his size.  He really is one of a kind.

Based on influence on the result:

6. Gawn

5. Petracca

4. Oliver

3. Jones

2. Salem

1. Fritsch

I really like Hunt forward as well.  His tackling and chasing created plenty of scoring opportunities.

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6. Gawn

5. Oliver

4. Jones

3. Hore

2. Hunt

1. Viney (While Viney didn't get a heap of the ball, his in-and-under work and relentless pressure helped immensely those who did.)

Honourable mentions to Salem, Harmes and Melksham.

 

 

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6. Petracca

5. Hunt

4. Harmes

3. Gawn

2. Hore

1. Viney

 

Special mention to Weidemann who did some great things. That tackle on Heaney was super and hopefully some of the others who were standing around at the time spectating a metre or two away when he made that tackle learn from him.

 

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6 - Gawn

5 - Oliver

4 - Salem

3 - Jones

2 - Tracc

1 - Hore

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I'm surprised melk has not got more love. Very influential i thought 

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6. Gawn

5. Fritsch

4. Preuss

3. Hunt

2. Oliver

1. Jones

 

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36 minutes ago, binman said:

I'm surprised melk has not got more love. Very influential i thought 

I tossed up between Melksham and Hunt and decided on Hunt to reward his pressure over Melksham's creativity. Could easily have gone the other way but I was probably more aware of our lack of forward pressure in the first three rounds and weighted that aspect more heavily.

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6.  The Jones boy

5.  Big M

4.  Clarry

3.  Trac (Was on from the get go.  Keep it up son!)

2.  Fritschkreig

1.  Salem

HMs:  Milkshake (Classy game with few possessions.  Finding space, cool in a crisis, great decision making including PATIENCE and knowing when to go / not to go. Hitting up targets coming i50....keep playing him just outside the arc and pushing up to the middle pls!

Special mention to Frosty (In the past 5 years Buddy was the difference and always managed to put us to the sword.....great job Frosty keeping the big man to 1.3... not a fabulous game outside of that but did what was asked and helped us to get over the Swans for the first time anywhere since 2010 and 2006 at the SCG)

Hunt (might be his position from here!) Gus, Hore (very solid!), Viney, Pruess (was up and going early along with Trac.. great energy,  attack on the pill early and foil for Maxy as well as rucking up forward allowing Maxy to roll back and set up the wall....can only get better with tank/match fitness).

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2 hours ago, 3Dee said:

6- Salem

5- Hunt

4- Gawn

3- Preuss

2- Hore

1- Petracca

Jones???

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6. Gawn

5. Jones

4. Hore

3. Oliver

2. Salem

1. Hunt

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A very even spread across the team...  all contributed,  some were more influential.

 

6/ Oliver

5/ Salem

4/ Gawn

3/ Jones

2/ Harmes

1/ Pettracca

 

apologies to Hore, Melk, Brayshaw, Hunt, Frost ...

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Our two leading midfielders are fighting tooth and nail for the early season honours while the old skipper made a bit of a move at last -

Progressive after 4 rounds

42. Clayton Oliver

40. Angus Brayshaw  

36. Max Gawn

25. James Harmes

20. Christian Salem

16. Jake Melksham

15. Nathan Jones  

12. Sam Frost Jayden Hunt Jack Viney

4. Bayley Fritsch Michael Hibberd

3. Marty Hore Corey Wagner

2. Jay Lockhart Alex Neal-Bullen Christian Petracca  

1. Neville Jetta Braydon Preuss   

 

 

 

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6.     Gawn

5.     Jones

4.     Petrac

3.     Oliver

2.     Salem

1.     Hore

Special mentions to Frosty and Preuss.   Tried their hearts out. Team effort in the end.

 

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