Australian Football

AustralianFootball.com Celebrating the history of the great Australian game

 

Melbourne vs Western Bulldogs

Scoreboard | Match report | Match statistics

Round: 1   Venue: M.C.G.   Date: Wed, 16-03-2022 7:10 pm   Crowd: 58,002  
Melbourne 4.5.296.6.4210.8.6814.13.97 C:  Simon Goodwin
Western Bulldogs 2.2.148.3.518.5.5311.5.71 C:  Luke Beveridge
  MELB by 15WBULL by 9MELB by 15MELB by 26  
Weather
min temp  18.9°C      max temp  23.2°C
rainfall  0mm    humidity  66%    air pressure  1016.0mb
wind speed 9km/h      wind direction  N

Match Report

GOALS
Melbourne: Brown 3; Fritsch, Petracca 2; Langdon, Viney, Bowey, Jackson, Gawn, Harmes, Pickett
Western Bulldogs: Naughton 4; Treloar 2; Crozier, Weightman, Dale, Hannan, Bontempelli

BEST - AFL.COM.AU (Riley Beveridge)
Melbourne: Petracca, Brown, Oliver, Fritsch, Viney, Langdon, Jordon
Western Bulldogs: Macrae, Naughton, Smith, Dunkley, Dale, Treloar

BEST - THE AGE (Andrew Wu)
Melbourne: Petracca, Oliver, Brown, Langdon, Brayshaw, May
Western Bulldogs: Naughton, Macrae, Smith, Dunkley, Treloar

INJURIES
Melbourne: Lever (foot) replaced in selected side by Tomlinson, Salem (knee)
Western Bulldogs: Martin (omitted) replaced in selected side by Gardner, Johannisen (leg soreness) replaced in selected side by Crozier

SUBSTITUTES
Melbourne: Bedford (replaced Salem)
Western Bulldogs: Ugle-Hagan (unused)

TELEVISION BROADCAST: Seven Network

COMMENTATORS: Brian Taylor, James Brayshaw, Luke Hodge, Daisy Pearce, Matthew Richardson

Match stats

Melbourne Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
12 Bedford, Toby 5 3 4 9 0 1 0 2 2 0 21y 293d 3 0
17 Bowey, Jake 8 2 1 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 19y 185d 8 1
10 Brayshaw, Angus 12 6 11 23 0 0 0 3 1 1 26y 66d 120 45
50 Brown, Ben 9 8 4 13 3 3 0 0 0 1 29y 116d 144 315
31 Fritsch, Bayley 8 4 1 9 2 2 0 1 0 1 25y 100d 86 120
11 Gawn, Max 11 4 3 14 1 0 34 1 2 6 30y 76d 160 76
4 Harmes, James 6 1 11 17 1 0 0 5 2 1 26y 162d 123 66
29 Hunt, Jayden 7 4 4 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 26y 347d 95 43
6 Jackson, Luke 3 5 9 12 1 1 10 4 0 1 20y 168d 31 20
23 Jordon, James 10 4 10 20 0 0 0 2 3 0 21y 86d 26 6
15 Langdon, Ed 12 3 10 22 1 0 0 0 0 1 26y 43d 110 49
1 May, Steven 13 7 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 1 30y 65d 172 23
25 McDonald, Tom 10 5 2 12 0 1 0 0 1 1 29y 179d 194 142
30 Neal-Bullen, Alex 10 3 8 18 0 1 0 7 1 0 26y 66d 106 79
13 Oliver, Clayton 19 6 13 32 0 0 0 5 0 7 24y 237d 125 40
5 Petracca, Christian 24 8 14 38 2 1 0 2 0 1 26y 71d 128 125
36 Pickett, Kysaiah 5 2 0 5 1 0 0 2 1 2 20y 287d 40 48
3 Salem, Christian 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 26y 244d 131 24
44 Smith, Joel 10 5 1 11 0 0 0 2 0 2 26y 19d 22 1
9 Spargo, Charlie 8 2 6 14 0 1 0 2 2 1 22y 111d 60 42
32 Sparrow, Tom 6 5 7 13 0 0 0 2 0 1 21y 289d 29 10
20 Tomlinson, Adam 6 4 2 8 0 0 0 1 0 1 28y 218d 161 35
7 Viney, Jack 11 5 12 23 1 0 0 4 2 0 27y 337d 151 41
  Rushed   2  
  Totals 213 96 137 350 14 13 44 46 17 30 25y 148d 2225 1351
Western Bulldogs Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
4 Bontempelli, Marcus 13 7 4 17 1 0 0 7 1 1 26y 112d 172 158
12 Cordy, Zaine 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 3 1 2 25y 140d 105 10
9 Crozier, Hayden 14 12 5 19 1 0 0 3 0 2 28y 82d 134 48
31 Dale, Bailey 17 6 8 25 1 0 0 0 1 0 25y 237d 86 70
35 Daniel, Caleb 14 6 12 26 0 0 0 2 0 1 25y 252d 135 37
5 Dunkley, Josh 14 4 15 29 0 1 0 5 1 1 25y 66d 94 47
44 English, Tim 16 6 4 20 0 1 18 2 8 1 24y 218d 70 36
43 Gardner, Ryan 6 3 1 7 0 0 0 1 1 0 24y 288d 22 2
29 Hannan, Mitch 5 0 3 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 28y 7d 68 70
7 Hunter, Lachie 7 4 6 13 0 0 0 3 1 0 27y 93d 164 71
42 Keath, Alex 6 1 3 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 30y 55d 72 2
21 Liberatore, Tom 8 4 6 14 0 0 0 4 0 0 29y 304d 174 64
11 Macrae, Jack 19 5 20 39 0 0 0 3 2 2 27y 225d 186 43
33 Naughton, Aaron 12 6 2 14 4 1 1 0 4 0 22y 106d 79 100
20 Richards, Ed 6 2 8 14 0 0 0 4 1 0 22y 256d 64 24
13 Schache, Josh 3 2 3 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 24y 207d 66 73
6 Smith, Bailey 20 7 13 33 0 1 0 11 5 1 21y 99d 68 34
37 Smith, Roarke 7 5 9 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 25y 186d 38 9
1 Treloar, Adam 16 5 10 26 2 0 0 0 0 0 29y 7d 191 112
2 Ugle-Hagan, Jamarra 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19y 346d 6 7
23 Vandermeer, Laitham 6 2 11 17 0 0 0 2 0 0 23y 41d 24 15
19 Weightman, Cody 3 1 2 5 1 0 0 1 1 1 21y 60d 20 30
34 Williams, Bailey 11 4 5 16 0 0 0 1 0 4 24y 157d 83 11
  Rushed   1  
  Totals 224 92 152 376 11 5 20 53 30 17 25y 122d 2121 1073

Footnotes

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