Tom Atkins (25 disposals, 23 tackles, and two goals) had an amazing game, as his Geelong side defeated Collingwood in a nail-biter. Jordon Cunico was also good, recording 24 touches and two majors.
Jesse White played a solid game for the Pies, he finished with 22 disposals, 19 hit-outs, and a goal.
Essendon 13.10 (88) def. Footscray 12.11 (83)
Essendon held on late to take the four points over Footscray. Kyle Langford (30 disposals and two goals), and Nicholas O’Brien (40 disposals and one goal) both had excellent games.
Matt Boyd had 26 touches for the Dogs, while teammate Tom Boyd kicked three goals in his return to football.
Werribee 10.16 (76) def. by Northern Blues 16.9 (105)
Werribee’s struggles continued as they went down to the Northern blues by 29 points. Nicholas Graham turned it on in the win, he had 26 disposals and kicked three goals. His teammate Andrew Gallucci also performed well kicking four majors.
Coburg 16.9 (105) def. North Ballarat 14.9 (93)
Coburg took the four points home in the battle of the bottom of the ladder. Ryan Exon was good for the Lions, slotting three goals and laying 13 tackles.
Despite his side going down, Andrew Hooper was able to slot five goals.
Casey 11.12 (78) def. Williamstown 7.12 (54)
Casey delivered a fantastic performance to knock off ladder leaders Williamstown. Jay Kennedy-Harris was excellent, he had 22 touches, 19 tackles, and kicked a goal. Tom Bugg was also good in his return, recording 24 disposals and 12 tackles.
It was a tough afternoon for Williamstown, however, despite only recording nine touches himself, Nicholas Meese had a remarkable 85 hit-outs.
Richmond 22.17 (149) def. Sandringham 12.7 (79)
It was an unbelievable effort from a number of Richmond players, as they defeated Sandringham by 70 points. Sam Lloyd had 50 disposals and four goals, while Anthony Miles kept up his excellent play recording 45 touches.
On a tough day for Sandringham, Corey Rich kicked three goals.
Box Hill 8.10 (58) def. Port Melbourne 13.8 (86)
Port Melbourne claimed an important win for their season, beating Box Hill by 28 points. Jordan Lisle backed up his seven goal performance last week by slotting four goals.
It was a difficult day for the Hawks, with Kade Stewart was their only multiple goal scorer, kicking two goals.