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Melbourne vs Western Bulldogs

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GF   Venue: Perth Stadium   Date: Sat, 25-09-2021 5:15 pm   Crowd: 61,118  
Melbourne 4.5.295.9.3912.11.8321.14.140 C:  Simon Goodwin
Western Bulldogs 1.2.87.5.479.5.5910.6.66 C:  Luke Beveridge
  MELB by 21WBULL by 8MELB by 24MELB by 74  
Weather
min temp  11.0°C      max temp  23.4°C
rainfall  0mm    humidity  41%    air pressure  1006.5mb
wind speed 11km/h      wind direction  SSE

Match Report

GOALS
Melbourne: Fritsch 6; Brown 3; Petracca, Neal-Bullen, McDonald 2; Spargo, Brayshaw, Sparrow, Oliver, Langdon, Jackson
Western Bulldogs: Bontempelli, Treloar 3; R Smith, Naughton, Hunter, Johannisen

BEST - AFL.COM.AU (Callum Twomey)
Melbourne: Petracca, Fritsch, Oliver, Brayshaw, Salem, Gawn, Jackson
Western Bulldogs: Bontempelli, Daniel, B. Smith, Treloar, Macrae, Liberatore, Dale

BEST - THE AGE (Daniel Cherny)
Melbourne: Petracca, Fritsch, Salem, Oliver, Brayshaw, Jackson, Brown, Lever, Neal-Bullen
Western Bulldogs: Bontempelli, Treloar, Daniel, R. Smith

INJURIES
Melbourne: Nil
Western Bulldogs: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
Melbourne: Jordon (unused)
Western Bulldogs: Vandermeer (unused) 

TELEVISION BROADCAST: Seven Network

COMMENTATORS: Brian Taylor, James Brayshaw, Daisy Pearce, Luke Hodge, Abbey Holmes

Footnotes

NORM SMITH MEDAL VOTING
15 - Christian Petracca, Melbourne - 33333
10 - Bayley Fritsch - 22222
3 - Clayton Oliver - 111
1 - Christian Salem - 1
1 - Caleb Daniel - 1

Luke Hodge (Chair) – C Petracca, B Fritsch, C Oliver
Harry Taylor – C Petracca, B Fritsch, C Salem
Tania Armstrong – C Petracca, B Fritsch, C Oliver
Andrew Krakouer – C Petracca, B Fritsch, C Daniel
Callum Twomey – C Petracca, B Fritsch, C Oliver

Match stats

Melbourne Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
17 Bowey, Jake 10 4 7 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 19y 13d 7 0
10 Brayshaw, Angus 15 5 10 25 1 0 0 2 1 0 25y 259d 119 45
50 Brown, Ben 9 4 1 10 3 2 1 1 4 1 28y 309d 143 312
31 Fritsch, Bayley 10 5 3 13 6 2 0 0 1 1 24y 293d 85 118
11 Gawn, Max 13 5 8 21 0 2 30 1 1 2 29y 269d 159 75
4 Harmes, James 5 3 9 14 0 0 0 3 0 0 25y 355d 122 65
14 Hibberd, Michael 3 1 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 31y 265d 173 14
6 Jackson, Luke 5 3 8 13 1 0 16 5 1 0 19y 361d 30 19
23 Jordon, James 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20y 279d 25 6
15 Langdon, Ed 11 2 6 17 1 1 0 0 0 0 25y 236d 109 48
8 Lever, Jake 11 2 6 17 0 0 0 1 1 0 25y 204d 117 3
1 May, Steven 13 5 1 14 0 0 0 1 0 0 29y 258d 171 23
25 McDonald, Tom 4 4 4 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 29y 7d 193 142
30 Neal-Bullen, Alex 11 5 13 24 1 1 0 2 0 0 25y 259d 105 79
13 Oliver, Clayton 14 4 19 33 1 1 0 10 2 1 24y 65d 124 40
5 Petracca, Christian 21 3 18 39 2 1 0 4 2 0 25y 264d 127 123
35 Petty, Harrison 3 1 3 6 0 0 0 2 1 2 21y 317d 30 6
36 Pickett, Kysaiah 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 20y 115d 39 47
24 Rivers, Trent 4 2 7 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 20y 57d 34 3
3 Salem, Christian 22 7 5 27 1 0 0 7 2 0 26y 72d 130 24
9 Spargo, Charlie 4 0 3 7 1 1 0 1 0 2 21y 304d 59 42
32 Sparrow, Tom 7 1 7 14 1 0 0 3 0 1 21y 117d 28 10
7 Viney, Jack 9 2 16 25 0 0 0 6 3 2 27y 165d 150 40
  Rushed   3  
  Totals 206 68 160 366 21 14 47 54 19 13 24y 306d 2279 1284
Western Bulldogs Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
4 Bontempelli, Marcus 13 4 12 25 3 0 0 6 0 3 25y 305d 171 157
12 Cordy, Zaine 8 6 5 13 0 0 0 3 0 2 24y 333d 104 10
31 Dale, Bailey 16 5 5 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 25y 65d 85 69
35 Daniel, Caleb 26 6 11 37 0 0 0 2 0 0 25y 80d 134 37
5 Dunkley, Josh 9 1 16 25 0 0 0 5 1 0 24y 259d 93 47
15 Duryea, Taylor 7 4 9 16 0 0 0 2 2 2 30y 154d 160 24
44 English, Tim 9 3 4 13 0 1 12 2 2 0 24y 46d 69 36
29 Hannan, Mitch 4 1 3 7 0 0 0 3 1 0 27y 200d 67 69
7 Hunter, Lachie 11 3 5 16 1 1 0 1 1 1 26y 286d 163 71
39 Johannisen, Jason 7 4 5 12 1 0 0 1 0 0 28y 321d 168 62
42 Keath, Alex 8 5 5 13 0 0 0 0 0 3 29y 248d 71 2
21 Liberatore, Tom 10 3 13 23 0 0 0 8 2 1 29y 132d 173 64
11 Macrae, Jack 12 3 14 26 0 0 0 8 1 1 27y 53d 185 43
8 Martin, Stefan 4 2 10 14 0 0 18 3 2 2 34y 312d 199 47
33 Naughton, Aaron 6 4 3 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 21y 299d 78 96
13 Schache, Josh 7 3 4 11 0 1 0 1 0 1 24y 35d 65 73
6 Smith, Bailey 15 4 11 26 0 1 0 1 0 1 20y 292d 67 34
37 Smith, Roarke 9 4 7 16 1 0 0 5 1 0 25y 14d 37 9
1 Treloar, Adam 11 3 16 27 3 0 0 1 0 1 28y 200d 190 110
23 Vandermeer, Laitham 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22y 234d 23 15
19 Weightman, Cody 3 1 4 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 20y 253d 19 29
34 Williams, Bailey 8 3 5 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 23y 350d 82 11
10 Wood, Easton 4 4 5 9 0 0 0 3 0 1 32y 21d 188 20
  Rushed   2  
  Totals 207 76 172 379 10 6 30 57 13 19 26y 100d 2591 1135

Footnotes

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