HFNL AFL Exports

TWO locals made returns from injury, while a South export starred in round eight of the AFL season.

Willem Drew

Home Club: Koroit

AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power

Stats: 8 kicks, 10 handballs, 2 marks

Racked up 18 possessions along with two clearances in the Power’s victory over the Western Bulldogs.

Sam Walsh

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: Carlton Blues

Stats: 12 kicks, 14 handballs, 7 marks

The former Cobden junior was prominent in the Blues win over Adelaide.

Hugh McCluggage

Home Club: South Warrnambool

AFL Club: Brisbane Lions

Stats: 14 kicks, 12 handballs, 4 marks

Four goals, 10 tackles and seven inside 50s capped off a best on ground performajce for the South export in the Lions win over West Coast.

Zach Merrett

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: Essendon Bombers

Stats: 13 kicks, 15 handballs, 3 marks

Capped off another strong performance with a goal as the Bombers defeated Hawthorn.

Sean Darcy

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers

Stats: 9 kicks, 8 handballs, 7 marks

Made a successful return from a week off with concussion, finishing with 37 hit-outs and a goal as well as 17 touches in the Dockers triumph over North Melbourne.

Rowan Marshall

Home Club: Portland

AFL Club: St Kilda Saints

Stats: 5 kicks, 3 handballs, 1 mark

Made a return for the Saints in their loss to Melbourne, with the Portland product kicking two goals

DID NOT PLAY:

Jamaine Jones

Home Club: Portland

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Had a week’s break after the Eagles WAFL clash with East Fremantle was postponed.

Lewis Taylor

Home Club: Terang Mortlake

AFL Club: Sydney Swans

Collected 26 disposals and kicked a goal in the Swans VFL win over Werribee.

Gary Rohan

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: Geelong Cats

Finished with 17 possessions in the Cats VFL triumph against North Melbourne.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Home Club: South Warrnambool

AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Had the week off with the Bulldogs VFL affiliate not playing.

INJURY LIST:

Josh Corbett

Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles

AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Did not play in the Suns win over Sydney.

Ben Cunnington

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos

Sidelined indefinitely as he recovers from testicular cancer.