17.14 (116)
11.13 (79)
Domain Stadium


It’s hard to know what to expect out of this game, and both of these sides. They have been very inconsistent over the first six weeks of the competition.

Fremantle have won six of their past eight games against Essendon, and thus should take confidence into the game. It will be the seventh time in a row that these two sides have played against each other at Domain Stadium. The game hasn’t been played in Victoria since Round Two of 2010.

Eyes will be set on Joe Daniher, after he was heavily criticised for his performance, and on-field actions last weekend. How the key forward responds, should provide us with a gauge of his character under pressure.

Tip: Dockers by 17

Team Line-Ups

IN C. Sutcliffe, Matt Taberner
OUTGriffin Logue, Tommy Sheridan
IN Michael Hartley, Aaron Francis, James Kelly, David Myers, M. Leuenberger, Brent Stanton
OUTMitch Brown, T. Bellchambers, Ben Howlett, Jobe Watson, Andrew McGrath, Ben McNiece
FB 5 G. Ibbotson 21 Joel Hamling 34 Lee Spurr
FF 43 A. McDonald-Tipungwuti 6 Joe Daniher 23 David Myers
HB 14 Lachie Weller 37 Michael Johnson 26 Ed Langdon
HF 13 Orazio Fantasia 26 Cale Hooker 11 David Zaharakis
C 33 C. Sutcliffe 27 Lachie Neale 9 Bradley Hill
C 32 Travis Colyer 9 Brendon Goddard 47 James Kelly
HF 9 Hayden Crozier 22 Shane Kersten 10 Michael Walters
HB 12 Mark Baguley 36 Michael Hartley 10 Aaron Francis
FF 28 Brady Grey 23 Cam McCarthy 27 Harley Balic
FB 49 Matt Dea 18 Michael Hurley 8 Martin Gleeson
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Team Stats

415 Disposals 330
136 Contested Possessions 116
239 Kicks 181
176 Handballs 149
21 Free Kicks 12
41 Clearances 28
19 Centre Clearances 11
22 Stoppages 17
56 Inside 50 41
134 Marks 92
23 Marks in 50 12
18 Contested Marks 14
39 Tackles 66
59 Hit-Outs 18

Player Stats

Fremantle Dockers

Aaron Sandilands9915111
Bradley Hill307371611
Brady Grey5493152
Cam McCarthy93127321
Cameron Sutcliffe116177
Connor Blakely13162993
Darcy Tucker981761
David Mundy1192051111
Ed Langdon8111921
Ethan Hughes12416311
Garrick Ibbotson131147211
Harley Balic4610231111
Hayden Crozier561151211
Joel Hamling9615111
Lachie Neale17234042511
Lachie Weller11718512
Lee Spurr136191122
Matt Taberner135189712141
Michael Johnson125175213
Michael Walters917264125
Nat Fyfe12142635122
Shane Kersten133169123

Essendon Bombers

Aaron Francis67134133
Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti72941411
Brendon Goddard1015256125
Brent Stanton9817321
Cale Hooker136191012122
Conor McKenna628514
Darcy Parish71118313
David Myers941342
David Zaharakis951434
Dyson Heppell1112236251
James Kelly581324
Joe Daniher812207223
Josh Green911031412
Mark Baguley5611323
Martin Gleeson6392111
Matt Dea538121
Matthew Leuenberger381116117
Michael Hartley369512
Michael Hurley177249111
Orazio Fantasia671352132
Travis Colyer7815121
Zach Merrett2082862271


  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2.2 (14) 5.6 (36) 11.10 (76) 17.14 (116)
4.3 (27) 7.7 (49) 11.12 (78) 11.13 (79)






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