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HFNL AFL Wrap: Round 21

 

A NUMBER of Hampden league exports produced strong games in round 21 of the home and away season and as the final series draws closer several players still have opportunities to help their clubs reach the top eight.

Sam Walsh

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Carlton Blues

Stats: 12 kicks, 15 handballs, 2 marks

Finished as one of the Blues best with 27 possessions and six tackles in a defeat to Brisbane.

Zach Merrett

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Essendon Bombers

Stats: 11 kicks, 7 handballs, 1 mark

Had a quieter game than previous outings with just 18 touches as the Bombers were well held by Greater Western Sydney.

Rowan Marshall

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: St Kilda Saints

Stats: 13 kicks, 8 handballs, 4 marks

Continued his recent run of consistent outings with 21 touches and 37 hit-outs in the Saints defeat to Geelong.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Stats: 10 kicks, 2 handballs, 6 marks

Had his opportunities in front of goal but kicked three behinds as the Bulldogs lost to Fremantle.

Jamaine Jones

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Stats: 14 kicks,10 handballs, 1 mark

Collected 24 touches and laid six tackles in the Eagles loss to Adelaide..

Hugh McCluggage

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Brisbane Lions

Stats: 13 kicks, 15 handballs, 6 marks

Another complete game from the Lions midfielder, finishing with 28 touches and seven inside 50s in the win over Carlton.

Sean Darcy

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers

Stats: 6 kicks, 6 handballs, 3 marks

Lead from the front in the ruck with 30 hit-outs as the Dockers upstaged the Western Bulldogs.

Willem Drew

Home Club: Koroit Saints

AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power

Stats: 7 kicks, 18 handballs, 3 marks

Collected 25 touches and had five inside 50s in a strong outing for the Power despite their loss to Richmond.

STATE LEAGUE DUTIES:

Ben Cunnington

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos

Made his playing return in the Roos’ VFL defeat to Sydney, collecting 18 touches.

DID NOT PLAY

Lewis Taylor

Home Club: Terang Mortlake Bloods

AFL Club: Sydney Swans

Josh Corbett

Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles

AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Gary Rohan

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Geelong Cats

HFNL AFL Wrap: Round 20

 

WITH the business end of the year approaching, the Hampden League’s AFL exports continue to produce strong displays, with numerous players recording big possession hauls and hitting the scoreboard in round 20 of the home and away season.

Sam Walsh

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Carlton Blues

Stats: 17 kicks, 23 handballs, 6 marks

Big numbers from the Cobden product with 40 touches, six clearances and six inside 50s but his Blues were upstaged by Adelaide.

Zach Merrett

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Essendon Bombers

Stats: 25 kicks, 13 handballs, 6 marks

Collected 38 possessions for the second successive week and was again easily one of the best players on the ground with 10 tackles, eight clearances, eight tackles and a goal in the Bombers victory over North Melbourne.

Rowan Marshall

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: St Kilda Saints

Stats: 21 kicks, 9 handballs, 9 marks

Producing a rich vein of form, with 30 disposals, 35 hit-outs, seven tackles, seven clearances and five inside 50s earning him best on ground honours in the Saints in their triumph over the Hawks.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Stats: 6 kicks, 3 handballs, 6 marks

Backed up last week’s performance with 2.1 and six marks in the Bulldogs loss to Geelong.

Jamaine Jones

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Stats: 10 kicks, 8 handballs, 1 mark

Continued his recent run of good form with a goal, three clearances and 18 possessions in the Eagles three point loss to the Gold Coast Suns.

Hugh McCluggage

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Brisbane Lions

Stats: 13 kicks, 13 handballs, 5 marks

Another 25 plus possession game from the South product, who also kicked a goal in the Lions defeat to Richmond.

Sean Darcy

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers

Stats: 7 kicks, 12 handballs, 2 marks

Undertook the task of taking on Max Gawn and won the hit-out battle 37-28 but Gawn’s Demons got the last laugh with victory.

Gary Rohan

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Geelong Cats

Stats: 5 kicks, 2 handballs, 2 marks

Kicked two goals from seven touches but was subbed out of game after sustaining a concussion in the Cats victory over the Western Bulldogs.

STATE LEAGUE DUTIES:

Josh Corbett

Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles

AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Kicked five goals from 17 touches in the Suns thrilling VFL win against Port Melbourne.

Lewis Taylor

Home Club: Terang Mortlake Bloods

AFL Club: Sydney Swans

Racked up 22 disposals in the Swans VFL win over Greater Western Sydney Giants.

DID NOT PLAY:

Willem Drew

Home Club: Koroit Saints

AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power

Stats: 0 kicks, 0 handballs, 0 marks

Was selected as the Power’s medical sub but did not feature in their side’s narrow loss to Collingwood.

Ben Cunnington

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos

Was due to return via the VFL but his comeback was delayed a week after he entered the AFL’s health and safety protocols.

HFNL AFL Wrap: Round 19

 

STRONG performances were aplenty from the Hampden League’s AFL exports, with numerous players enjoying dominant matches, while one emerging star earned the NAB Rising Star nomination for a breakout display in round 19 of the home and away season.

Willem Drew

Home Club: Koroit Saints

AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power

Stats: 4 kicks, 7 handballs, 0 marks

A quieter game in terms of possessions for the Koroit product, but eight tackles and three clearances showed he still had an impact in the Power’s loss to Geelong.

Sam Walsh

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Carlton Blues

Stats: 14 kicks, 17 handballs, 4 marks

Sustained another knock to his ankle but was able to push on and collect 31 touches and seven clearances in the Blues win over Greater Western Sydney.

Zach Merrett

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Essendon Bombers

Stats: 23 kicks, 15 handballs, 4 marks

Easily the best player on the ground with 38 disposals, nine clearances and seven inside 50s but his Bombers were left shattered following a goal after the siren loss to Collingwood.

Rowan Marshall

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: St Kilda Saints

Stats: 9 kicks, 6 handballs, 3 marks

Monster game in the ruck (49 hitouts) from the Portland product, with his contribution helping the Saints to a victory over the West Coast Eagles.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Stats: 10 kicks, 0 handballs, 6 marks

A statement game from the former number 1 pick as he earned the NAB Rising Star nomination with a five goal haul in the Bulldogs triumph over Melbourne.

Jamaine Jones

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Stats: 11 kicks, 8 handballs, 6 marks

Is stringing together some strong form of late, with his latest outing being 19 disposals and four tackles in the Eagles loss to St Kilda.

Hugh McCluggage

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Brisbane Lions

Stats: 15 kicks, 10 handballs, 8 marks

Another strong outing from the South product, with a goal going alongside another 25 possession haul in the Lions victory over Gold Coast Suns.

Sean Darcy

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers

Stats: 5 kicks, 6 handballs, 1 mark

Enjoyed a good battle in the ruck against Ivan Solda and Toby Nankervis to finish with 28 hit outs along with four clearances as the Dockers and Richmond played out a draw.

Gary Rohan

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Geelong Cats

Stats: 7 kicks, 3 handball, 4 marks

Two goals from 10 touches was a good return from the Cobden export in the Cats 12 point win over Port Adelaide.

STATE LEAGUE DUTIES:

Josh Corbett

Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles

AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Kicked two behinds from eight possessions in the Suns thrilling VFL win over Brisbane Lions.

Lewis Taylor

Home Club: Terang Mortlake Bloods

AFL Club: Sydney Swans

Collected 32 touches and kicked a goal in the Swans VFL win over Frankston.

DID NOT PLAY:

Ben Cunnington

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos

HFNL AFL Wrap: Round 18

 

THE Hampden League’s exports continued to produce strong performances for their clubs in round 18 of the AFL season last weekend.

Willem Drew

Home Club: Koroit Saints

AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power

Stats: 13 kicks, 10 handballs, 5 marks

Twenty three touches, four clearances, five inside 50s and a goal was a strong return from the 23 year-old in the Power’s loss to Melbourne.

Sam Walsh

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Carlton Blues

Stats: 13 kicks, 20 handballs, 6 marks

Was the leading midfielder on the ground with 33 touches and eight clearances in the Blues loss to Geelong.

Zach Merrett

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Essendon Bombers

Stats: 16 kicks, 20 handballs, 8 marks

Once again the leading ball-winner on the ground with 36 possessions in the Bombers triumph over Gold Coast Suns.

Rowan Marshall

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: St Kilda Saints

Stats: 10 kicks, 5 handballs, 6 marks

Was the most dominant ruckman on the ground (23 hit-outs) but the Portland product could not will the Saints to victory against the Western Bulldogs.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Stats: 3 kicks, 3 handballs, 1 mark

Three goals in the Bulldogs win over St Kilda was the 20 year-old’s best return of the season at AFL level.

Jamaine Jones

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Stats: 7 kicks, 8 handballs, 3 marks

Finished with 15 possessions and five tackles in the Eagles defeat against Hawthorn.

Hugh McCluggage

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Brisbane Lions

Stats: 17 kicks, 12 handballs, 8 marks

Continued his rich vein of form with four goals and 29 touches in the Lions triumph over the GWS Giants.

Sean Darcy

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers

Stats: 4 kicks, 4 handballs, 1 mark

Dominant performance in the ruck with 41 hit-outs but his club was upstaged by Sydney..

Gary Rohan

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Geelong Cats

Stats: 4 kicks, 1 handball, 0 marks

Quiet game from the Cobden export but his side got the chocolates against Carlton.

STATE LEAGUE DUTIES:

Josh Corbett

Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles

AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Finished with three goals in the Suns VFL triumph against Essendon.

Lewis Taylor

Home Club: Terang Mortlake Bloods

AFL Club: Sydney Swans

Collected 19 possessions in the Swans VFL loss to Southport.

DID NOT PLAY:

Ben Cunnington

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos

HFNL AFL Wrap: Round 17

 

Strong performances were aplenty from our Hampden League exports who featured in round 17 of the AFL season last weekend.

Willem Drew

Home Club: Koroit Saints

AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power

Stats: 8 kicks, 10 handballs, 4 marks

Strong game from the Koroit product, who collected 18 touches along with six clearances and five inside 50s in the Power’s win over GWS.

Sam Walsh

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Carlton Blues

Stats: 14 kicks, 11 handballs, 5 marks

Another strong game from the Cobden export, with a goal going alongside his 25 touches in the Blues win over West Coast.

Zach Merrett

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Essendon Bombers

Stats: 17 kicks, 7 handballs, 6 marks

Was best on ground in the Bombers victory over Brisbane with 31 touches, six clearances and six inside 50s.

Rowan Marshall

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: St Kilda Saints

Stats: 11 kicks, 12 handballs, 8 marks

Once again Marshall found plenty of the footy (23 disposals) but St Kilda side was overrun by Fremantle in the second half.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Stats: 7 kicks, 3 handballs, 5 marks

Kicked 1.1 from 10 touches in the Bulldogs defeat to Sydney.

Jamaine Jones

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Stats: 10 kicks, 7 handballs, 5 marks

Continued to battle away for the Eagles, finishing with 17 touches and four inside 50s in their loss to Carlton.

Hugh McCluggage

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Brisbane Lions

Stats: 16 kicks, 13 handballs, 6 marks

The South export finished as the Lions leading possession getter with 29 but his efforts were in vain as they lost to Essendon.

Sean Darcy

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers

Stats: 5 kicks, 11 handballs, 1 mark

Managed to push forward and kick two goals from 16 touches, while he was the most dominant ruckman with 27 hit-outs in the Dockers win over St Kilda.

Gary Rohan

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Geelong Cats

Stats: 7 kicks, 2 handballs, 3 marks

Kicked 2.1 from nine touches in the Cats top-of-table victory over Melbourne.

STATE LEAGUE DUTIES:

Josh Corbett

Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles

AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Kicked a goal in the Suns VFL win over Frankston

DID NOT PLAY

Lewis Taylor

Home Club: Terang Mortlake Bloods

AFL Club: Sydney Swans

INJURY LIST:

Ben Cunnington

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos

HFNL AFL Wrap: Round 16

 

STRONG performances were aplenty from our Hampden League exports who featured in round 16 of the AFL season last weekend.

Willem Drew
Home Club: Koroit Saints
AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power
Stats: 8 kicks, 10 handballs, 3 marks

Drew produced another solid game for the Power, collecting 18 disposals and two clearances in their defeat to Fremantle.

Sam Walsh
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: Carlton Blues
Stats: 12 kicks, 21 handballs, 0 marks

Walsh was once again busy for the Blues, picking up 33 disposals and six clearances in their loss to St Kilda.

Zach Merrett
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: Essendon Bombers
Stats: 17 kicks, 7 handballs, 6 marks

Merrett was influential for the Bombers both up forward and through the midfield, kicking three goals from 24 touches in a best on ground display in the Bombers victory over Sydney.

Rowan Marshall
Home Club: Portland Tigers
AFL Club: St Kilda Saints
Stats: 12 kicks, 10 handballs, 12 marks

Marshall found plenty of the footy in the Saints victory, racking up 22 possessions and hauling in 12 marks in their win over Carlton.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan
Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters
AFL Club: Western Bulldogs
Stats: 9 kicks, 1 handballs, 7 marks

Ugle-Hagan battled gamely for the Dogs finishing with 10 touches and seven marks in the defeat to Brisbane..

Jamaine Jones
Home Club: Portland Tigers
AFL Club: West Coast Eagles
Stats: 11 kicks, 5 handballs, 5 marks

Jones was busy across half-forward for the Eagles, picking up 16 touches in the loss to Richmond.

Hugh McCluggage
Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters
AFL Club: Brisbane Lions
Stats: 16 kicks, 10 handballs, 7 marks

McCluggage continued his strong form for the Lions, collecting 26 touches and kicking a goal in their triumph over the Western Bulldogs.

Sean Darcy
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers
Stats: 9 kicks, 12 handballs, 3 marks
Darcy once again dominated the ruck battle, notching up 38 hit-outs alongside 21 touches in the Dockers triumph over Port Adelaide.

Gary Rohan
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: Geelong Cats
Stats: 6 kicks, 5 handballs, 2 marks

Rohan made a successful return to AFL level for the Cats, claiming 11 touches in their big victory over North Melbourne.

STATE LEAGUE DUTIES:
Josh Corbett
Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles
AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Continuing to build fitness in his return from injury, kicking three behinds from six touches in the Suns VFL defeat to Coburg.

Lewis Taylor
Home Club: Terang Mortlake Bloods
AFL Club: Sydney Swans

Another strong performance at VFL level, this time a 32 touch outing in the victory over Essendon.

INJURY LIST:
Ben Cunnington
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos

Sidelined indefinitely as he recovers from testicular cancer.

HFNL AFL Wrap: Round 14

 

THE last of the byes saw six locals feature at AFL level, with the season starting to reach the pointy end as just 10 rounds remain.

Willem Drew

Home Club: Koroit Saints

AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power

Stats: 8 kicks, 10 handballs, 3 marks

Was superb around the stoppages for the Power, collecting seven clearances as they defeated the Swans at Adelaide Oval.

Sam Walsh

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Carlton Blues

Stats: 20 kicks, 14 handballs, 5 marks

Big numbers again from the Cobden product, with his stat sheet also including seven inside 50s but he could not will the Blues to victory against Richmond.

Zach Merrett

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Essendon Bombers

Stats: 10 kicks, 16 handballs, 1 mark

Found plenty of the footy once again, with his pressure immense (seven tackles) as the Bombers downed the Saints at Marvel Stadium.

Rowan Marshall

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: St Kilda Saints

Stats: 10 kicks, 4 handballs, 4 marks

Kicked 1.1 while up forward and contributed 12 hit-outs but his side was upstaged by the Bombers.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Stats: 5 kicks, 3 handballs, 2 marks

Earned an AFL recall after strong VFL form and finished with 1.1 from eight touches in the Bulldogs win over the Giants.

Jamaine Jones

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Stats: 13 kicks, 4 handballs, 4 marks

Made a strong return from a stint on the sidelines with concussion, collecting 17 touches and laying four tackles in the Eagles loss to Geelong.

DID NOT PLAY (Club Byes)

Hugh McCluggage

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Brisbane Lions

Sean Darcy

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers

STATE LEAGUE DUTIES:

Lewis Taylor

Home Club: Terang Mortlake Bloods

AFL Club: Sydney Swans

Continued to press his claims for an AFL recall with another strong performance in the VFL.

INJURY LIST:

Josh Corbett

Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles

AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Still at least two weeks away as he recovers from a hip injury.

Ben Cunnington

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos

Sidelined indefinitely as he recovers from testicular cancer.

Gary Rohan

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Geelong Cats

Missed the Cats win over West Coast with illness.

HFNL AFL Wrap: Round 13

 

SIX locals took to the AFL stage last weekend as another round of byes saw just six matches
played.

Willem Drew
Home Club: Koroit Saints
AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power
Stats: 8 kicks, 14 handballs, 3 marks

The Koroit export was solid around the contest for the Power but his side could not upstage
Richmond at the MCG.

Sam Walsh
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: Carlton Blues
Stats: 13 kicks, 16 handballs, 6 marks

Walsh was prominent in the Blues win over Essendon, finishing with 29 touches, four
clearances and six inside 50s.

Zach Merrett
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: Essendon Bombers
Stats: 18 kicks, 8 handballs, 1 mark

The Cobden product was the Bombers best in their loss to Carlton, collecting 26 disposals,
six clearances and five inside 50s.

Rowan Marshall
Home Club: Portland Tigers
AFL Club: St Kilda Saints
Stats: 8 kicks, 5 handballs, 6 marks

Battled gamely for the Saints both up forward and in the ruck but he could not will them to
victory over the Lions.

Hugh McCluggage
Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters
AFL Club: Brisbane Lions
Stats: 19 kicks, 14 handballs, 5 marks

The South product ran rampant in the Lions victory over St Kilda, adding seven clearances,
seven inside 50s and a goal to his 33 possession outing.

Sean Darcy
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers
Stats: 3 kicks, 13 handballs, 1 mark

The Cobden big man dominated around the stoppages to finish with 36 hit-outs and six
clearances in the Dockers triumph over Hawthorn.

DID NOT PLAY (Club Byes)
Gary Rohan
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: Geelong Cats

Lewis Taylor
Home Club: Terang Mortlake Bloods
AFL Club: Sydney Swans

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan
Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters
AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Jamaine Jones
Home Club: Portland Tigers
AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

INJURY LIST:
Josh Corbett
Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles
AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns
Still at least two weeks away as he recovers from a hip injury.

Ben Cunnington
Home Club: Cobden Bombers
AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos
Sidelined indefinitely as he recovers from testicular cancer.

HFNL AFL Exports

 

FOUR exports featured in wins at AFL level as round nine of the home and away season took place last weekend.

Willem Drew

Home Club: Koroit Saints

AFL Club: Port Adelaide Power

Stats: 8 kicks, 13 handballs, 2 marks

Another solid performance from the Koroit export as the Power recorded a third straight victory over North Melbourne.

Sam Walsh

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Carlton Blues

Stats: 12 kicks, 14 handballs, 7 marks

Kicked two goals to go alongside a 31 possession haul in another game for the Blues.

Hugh McCluggage

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Brisbane Lions

Stats: 15 kicks, 7 handballs, 3 marks

Once again collected more than 20 possessions in the Lions win over Adelaide.

Zach Merrett

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Essendon Bombers

Stats: 6 kicks, 8 handballs, 4 marks

A quieter outing for the Cobden product by his standards, with Essendon falling to Sydney.

Sean Darcy

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Fremantle Dockers

Stats: 5 kicks, 4 handballs, 0 marks

Battled gamely to finish with 39 hit-outs and a goal in Freo’s loss to Gold Coast.

Rowan Marshall

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: St Kilda Saints

Stats: 7 kicks, 5 handballs, 2 marks

Also kicked a goal and recorded 17 hit-outs in the Saints 10 point win over Geelong.

Jamaine Jones

Home Club: Portland Tigers

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Stats: 8 kicks, 7 handballs, 2 marks

Made a return to the Eagles AFL side and collected 15 disposals in the loss to Melbourne.

DID NOT PLAY:
Lewis Taylor

Home Club: Terang Mortlake Bloods

AFL Club: Sydney Swans

Did not feature this weekend with Sydney having a week’s break in the VFL.

Gary Rohan

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: Geelong Cats

Enjoyed a week’s rest as the Cats VFL side had a bye.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Home Club: South Warrnambool Roosters

AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Finished with two behinds from five possessions in Footscray’s VFL defeat to Collingwood.

INJURY LIST:

Josh Corbett

Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles

AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Still sidelined with a hip injury.

Ben Cunnington

Home Club: Cobden Bombers

AFL Club: North Melbourne Kangaroos

Sidelined indefinitely as he recovers from testicular cancer.

HFNL AFL Exports

 

HFNL AFL Wrap

ONLY a handful of local exports featured at the elite level last weekend, with injury hampering the campaigns of several players.

Willem Drew

Home Club: Koroit

AFL Club: Port Adelaide

Stats: 4 kicks, 9 handballs, 1 mark

A quieter night in tough conditions on the stat sheet yet the Koroit export helped the Power to a thrilling victory over the Saints.

Sam Walsh

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: Carlton

Stats: 15 kicks, 14 handballs, 4 marks

Twenty-nine possessions and a goal along with four clearances for the Blues midfielder as his club defeated North Melbourne.

Hugh McCluggage

Home Club: South Warrnambool

AFL Club: Brisbane Lions

Stats: 16 kicks, 12 handballs, 5 marks

Another consistent performance from the Lions midfielder, with his club defeating the Swans at the SCG.

Zach Merrett

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: Essendon

Stats: 9 kicks, 27 handballs, 4 marks

Monster game statistic-wise for the Cobden product but it was a disappointing night for his Bombers which lost to the Western Bulldogs.

DID NOT PLAY:

Jamaine Jones

Home Club: Portland

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Prominent for the Eagles in the WAFL, finishing with 26 touches.

Lewis Taylor

Home Club: Terang Mortlake

AFL Club: West Coast Eagles

Racked up 30 touches for the Swans VFL side in its loss to Brisbane.

Gary Rohan

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: Geelong

Made a successful return from injury in the VFL playing limited minutes.

Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Home Club: South Warrnambool

AFL Club: Western Bulldogs

Kicked 1.2 in the VFL from 12 disposals in Footscray’s win over Essendon.

INJURY LIST:

Sean Darcy

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: Fremantle

Missed the Dockers win over Geelong with concussion.

Josh Corbett

Home Club: North Warrnambool Eagles

AFL Club: Gold Coast Suns

Did not play in the Suns defeat to Collingwood due to a hip injury.

Rowan Marshall

Home Club: Portland

AFL Club: St Kilda

Spent the week on the sidelines with a quad injury sustained in the Saints win over Greater Western Sydney.

Ben Cunnington

Home Club: Cobden

AFL Club: North Melbourne

Sidelined indefinitely as he recovers from testicular cancer.

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