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Sydney vs North Melbourne

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Round: 4   Venue: S.C.G.   Date: Sun, 22-04-2012 3:15 pm   Crowd: 21,049  
Sydney 5.5.359.7.6114.9.9317.11.113 C:  John Longmire
North Melbourne 1.3.96.7.437.11.5310.17.77 C:  Brad Scott
  SYD by 26SYD by 18SYD by 40SYD by 36  
Brownlow Medal 3 Kieren Jack (SYD)2 Ben McGlynn (SYD)1 Luke Parker (SYD)

Match Report

Sydney remained unbeaten after four rounds, but the win came at cost with speedy youngster Gary Rohan breaking his leg in a horrific incident with North Melbourne’s Lindsay Thomas in the opening moments of the game. It was later announced Rohan would miss the remainder of the season with a broken tibia. (The Match Review Panel found Thomas guilty of rough conduct for sliding in to the contest and suspended him for three weeks, a decision that was later overturned by the tribunal on appeal). The Kangaroos were disappointing after their most important win under Brad Scott against Geelong a week earlier. Liam Anthony was one of the few standouts for North, while Thomas put his goalkicking yips on hold momentarily by slotting a goal from outside 50 metres on the boundary line in the second term. The Swans adapted much more quickly to the slippery conditions and, with their on-ballers dominant, blew the game apart in the opening term with five goals to one. Former Hawk Josh Kennedy was again outstanding in the midfield and continued his rise to become one of the elite on-ballers in the game. He had terrific support from Luke Parker, who received rave reviews for his game from the ABC Radio team during, and after, the game.



GOALS:

Sydney: Everitt 3, McGlynn 3, Jetta 3, Bolton 2, Rohan, Malceski, Kennedy, O'Keefe, McVeigh, Armstrong

North Melbourne: MacMillan 2, Thomas 2, Campbell 2, Wells, Cunnington, Harvey, Petrie

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Sydney: Parker, Kennedy, Jack, Shaw, McVeigh, Richards, Everitt

North Melbourne: Thompson, Anthony, Cunnington, Thomas, Firrito

BEST - THE AGE
Sydney: Parker, Kennedy, Jack, McVeigh, Shaw, Richards, Jetta
North Melbourne: Anthony, Ziebell, Swallow, Cunnington, Atley

COACHES COMMENTS
John Longmire (Syd): He's (Rohan) got a terrible broken leg and is out for the year. It's a real shame for him. He's such an exciting talent and a terrific kid to have around the footy club.

Brad Scott (NM): Sydney was too good but we were really looking forward to this game, coming up here [to the SCG] and playing against a very good contested-ball side on a very small ground in what turned out to be humid and slippery conditions.

Umpires: Farmer, Stewart, Mitchell
 


Source

Match report by Oliver Caffrey

Match stats

Sydney Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
19 Armstrong, Tony 4 2 4 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 22y 206d 15 1
14 Bird, Craig 9 4 8 17 0 1 0 11 0 1 23y 92d 66 29
24 Bolton, Jude 5 1 11 16 2 0 0 2 1 0 32y 38d 283 148
13 Everitt, Andrejs 8 2 5 13 3 0 0 3 1 0 23y 40d 50 20
39 Grundy, Heath 6 6 6 12 0 0 0 0 1 1 25y 325d 94 19
4 Hannebery, Dan 4 1 6 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 21y 58d 56 16
15 Jack, Kieren 15 5 11 26 0 1 0 3 0 2 24y 299d 93 52
32 Jetta, Lewis 9 4 4 13 3 0 0 2 0 4 22y 354d 44 27
34 Johnson, Alex 12 4 3 15 0 0 0 2 0 0 20y 51d 24 1
12 Kennedy, Josh 16 2 11 27 1 0 0 4 0 1 23y 307d 65 27
9 Malceski, Nick 16 1 5 21 1 0 0 4 2 1 27y 251d 108 50
29 Mattner, Martin 7 3 3 10 0 0 0 3 1 1 29y 260d 195 39
21 McGlynn, Ben 11 2 4 15 3 3 0 2 2 1 26y 260d 86 87
3 McVeigh, Jarrad 18 4 6 24 1 0 0 4 0 0 27y 15d 173 127
5 O'Keefe, Ryan 10 1 6 16 1 0 0 2 2 1 31y 89d 236 232
26 Parker, Luke 15 4 14 29 0 0 0 5 2 1 19y 180d 17 8
20 Reid, Sam 2 1 5 7 0 2 0 3 2 0 20y 117d 28 27
25 Richards, Ted 9 7 4 13 0 0 0 4 1 1 29y 102d 160 31
16 Rohan, Gary 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 20y 320d 22 18
1 Seaby, Mark 3 0 8 11 0 0 34 3 2 1 27y 357d 117 68
2 Shaw, Rhyce 8 1 7 15 0 0 0 2 1 0 30y 189d 166 40
18 White, Jesse 7 5 6 13 0 0 13 3 0 5 24y 104d 55 53
  Rushed   4  
  Totals 195 61 137 332 17 11 47 64 18 22 25y 82d 2153 1120
North Melbourne Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
13 Adams, Leigh 11 5 5 16 0 0 0 6 1 2 24y 16d 48 38
4 Anthony, Liam 15 2 15 30 0 0 0 4 3 1 24y 226d 34 18
18 Atley, Shaun 6 3 15 21 0 0 0 2 1 1 19y 222d 20 3
3 Bastinac, Ryan 11 2 7 18 0 1 0 3 0 1 20y 305d 38 16
33 Campbell, Matt 5 1 1 6 2 1 0 1 0 1 25y 92d 71 72
10 Cunnington, Ben 9 1 12 21 1 1 0 7 1 1 20y 297d 38 8
15 Delaney, Luke 5 3 7 12 0 0 0 0 0 2 22y 303d 10 0
27 Edwards, Aaron 3 2 4 7 0 1 0 1 0 1 28y 51d 77 118
11 Firrito, Michael 12 3 7 19 0 0 0 1 0 1 28y 147d 174 27
22 Goldstein, Todd 2 0 5 7 0 1 18 0 1 1 23y 296d 62 36
23 Harper, Kieran 4 1 2 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 19y 312d 18 15
29 Harvey, Brent 10 1 4 14 1 0 0 1 1 0 33y 344d 327 382
34 Macmillan, Jamie 11 3 9 20 2 1 0 1 0 0 20y 212d 17 7
1 McIntosh, Hamish 9 2 5 14 0 0 29 3 2 1 27y 231d 104 58
42 McMahon, Scott 11 4 5 16 0 0 0 1 1 0 25y 325d 93 27
20 Petrie, Drew 8 8 7 15 1 2 3 2 0 0 29y 190d 203 208
9 Swallow, Andrew 9 3 16 25 0 1 0 6 3 1 24y 325d 110 57
12 Thomas, Lindsay 14 7 4 18 2 3 0 4 2 1 24y 53d 95 118
16 Thompson, Scott 9 8 12 21 0 0 0 5 2 0 25y 349d 76 3
8 Wells, Daniel 14 3 5 19 1 0 0 2 2 0 27y 79d 174 105
19 Wright, Sam 5 2 10 15 0 1 0 2 0 1 21y 282d 36 35
7 Ziebell, Jack 15 5 7 22 0 1 0 4 2 2 21y 54d 47 14
  Rushed   3  
  Totals 198 69 164 362 10 17 50 58 22 18 24y 213d 1872 1365

Match highlights

Craig Bird had 11 tackles for Sydney vs. North Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R4)

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.