Footystats Diary, footy's best kept secret, Match Review, 2012-R01

Footy's best kept secret ...

2012, Match Review Round 1
Saturday, March 24
Thursday-Friday-Saturday-Sunday,
March 2
9-30-31, April 1



2012, ROUND 1,
Saturday, March 24
Thu-Fri-Sat-Sun,
March 29-30-31, April 1

Sydney initiate GWS to the real AFL; Swans by 63
Carlton burst Richmond's bubble
Hawks beat Magpies in pulsating opening to season
Brisbane thrash still struggling Demons
Adelaide relish 11-goal win over Suns
Dockers pip the reigning premiers
Dons hold on from fast-finishing Kangas
Eagles blitz the Bulldogs; Kennedy 7 goals
Port beat Saints in a nail-biter
Crowds of 367,792 bring the second highest round

THE STATS THAT MATTER ...
MILESTONES OF ROUND 1 —

The League added another club to the roster (the 20th club since 1897 if you are counting) as Greater Western Sydney played the Sydney Swans in match 13,960 at the Olympic Stadium, Homebush on Saturday night, March 24 38,203 welcomed the GWS Giants to the AFL big-time of 18 competing clubs ...

The opening round drew 367,671, the second greatest total through the gates for a single round in VFL-AFL history. It just fell short of 367,974 for the 1998-R22 set of eight matches.

The Saturday afternoon attendance prior to the Melbourne-Brisbane match observed a minute's applause in honour of the passing of Melbourne champion JIM STYNES ...

200th DREW PETRIE (North Melb), 2001-12 ... 200th JASON BLAKE (St Kilda), 2000-12 ... 150th TRAVIS CLOKE (Collingwood), 2005-12 ... 150th DAVID HALE, Haw 2011-12, NM 2003-10 ... 50th MITCH ROBINSON (Carlton), 2009-12 ... 50th CALE HOOKER (Essendon), 2008-12 ...

Highest Score:

20.17-137, HAWTHORN v Collingwood
19.23-137, ADELAIDE v Gold Coast
Biggest Margin: 69pts, ADELAIDE v Gold Coast
Best in Goals: 7.1, Josh J KENNEDY (WCE)
5.3, Lance FRANKLIN (Haw)
4.3, Jack RIEWOLDT (Rch)
4.2, Tom HAWKINS (Gee)
4.0, Clay SMITH (WB)
3.1, Shaun HAMPSON (Car)
3.2, Jarryd BLAIR (Col)
3.1, Todd BANFIELD (Bri)
3.1, James POLKINGHORNE (Bri)
3.5, Tom ROCKLIFF (Bri)
3.0, Brent HARVEY (NM)
3.0, Joshua MELLINGTON (Fre)
3.0, Matthew PAVLICH (Fre)
3.0, Josh HILL (WCE)
Lowest Score: 5.7-37, GWS v Sydney
Best Quarters: 1st 7.8-50 ADE v GC
2nd 8.5-53 HAW v Col
3rd 6.5-41 BRI v Mel
4th 7.4-46 CAR v Rch

Audited attendances for 2012, Round 1 –

38,203 Sydney v GWS (Homebush, night)
78,285 Richmond v Carlton (MCG, night)
78,466 Hawthorn v Collingwood (MCG, night)
33,473 Melbourne v  Brisbane (MCG)
12,790 Gold Coast v Adelaide (Carrara, night)
34,601 Fremantle v Geelong (Subiaco, night)
45,818 North Melb v Essendon (Docklands, night)
24,977 West.B'dogs v West Coast (Docklands, night)
21,179 Port Adelaide v St Kilda (Football Park, night)
367,792 Total for Round 1 (2011: 317,651, 8 games)

FROM THE ROUND

GWS GIANTS v SYDNEY

Statspert Michael Rogers noted GWS Giants with a percentage of 37.0% and Gold Coast 30.41% are in the record books as the worst performed post-1897 accession teams after one match ... GWS won the last quarter it took Gold Coast 10 quarters to achieve that, St Kilda 14 ...

RICHMOND v CARLTON
Richmond's JACK RIEWOLDT reached 200 career goals in game 91 ... JEFF GARLETT (Car) kicked his 100th goal in game 55 ...
The Blues posted their 8th-straight win over Richmond, the best run since Carlton won the first 24 games in succession against the Tigers between 1908 and 1917 ...
50th MITCH ROBINSON (Carlton), 2009-12 ...

HAWTHORN v COLLINGWOOD
the Hawks kicked 20 goals or more against Collingwood for the 15th time since the first in 1971-R21 at Victoria Park, 20.20 to 15.15; which was only the fourth time from 39 outings since 1925 that the brown and gold guernsey had won at Abbotsford ...
Hawthorn's 8.5-53 was their equal best Q2 of 153 meetings a parallel to that kicked in 1983-R16 at Princes Park ...
the match produced 72 scoring shots and the lead changed 13 times ...
DALE THOMAS (Col) reached a century of goals in game 127 ...
150th TRAVIS CLOKE (Collingwood), 2005-12...
150th DAVID HALE, Haw 2011-12, NM 2003-10 ...

MELBOURNE v BRISBANE
The Saturday afternoon attendance prior to the Melbourne-Brisbane match observed a minute's applause in honour of the passing of Melbourne champion JIM STYNES ...
the Brisbane Lions had their first win at the MCG since 2009-R7 when they beat Richmond 15.7-97 to 10.11-71 ...
ABC Radio commentator DREW MORPHETT observed Melbourne are jointly captained by JACK TRENGOVE (dob May 11, 1989) and JACK GRIMES; Grimes at 20 years, 6 months and 30 days (September 2, 1991) becomes the youngest to captain a VFL-AFL club ...

GOLD COAST v ADELAIDE
the Crows relished another huge win over the Suns 69 points adds to 57 and 61 point victories in the two previous meetings; the Crows have won all six engagements at Carrara Oval back to 2006-R3 against Melbourne ...

FREMANTLE v GEELONG
the Cats became the 35th premier to lose the opening round of the next season ...
Statspert BRUCE KENNEDY notes the tight nature of all recent games between the two clubs at Subiaco since 2008, all bar one played in the first half of the season
2008-R6 Fre 13.10 v Gee 13.11 level at time
2009-R12 Fre 11.9 v Gee 13.16 level at time
2010-R3 Fre 18.17 v Gee 17.16 so similar to late goals in 2012
2011-R2 Fre 10.18 v Gee 13.11 Dockers kicked themselves out of it
2012-R1 Fre 16.9 v Gee 15.11  

NORTH MELB v ESSENDON
the Bombers and Kangas had their closest result since 1984-R10 when Essendon 16.12-108 pipped North 15.16-106 by two points at Arden Street for 17,290 fans; the win kept the Dons on top of the ladder with 8+2 while the Kangas were launguishing second from the bottom in 11th place ...
200th DREW PETRIE (North Melb), 2001-12 ...
JORDAN BANNISTER, recently a player with Essendon (2001-03) and Carlton (2004-09) debuted as a central umpire ...

WEST.B'DOGS v WEST COAST
as West Coast registered its third successive win over the Bulldogs, no new match records were noted ...

PORT ADELAIDE v ST KILDA
no new match records were noted ...
200th JASON BLAKE (St Kilda), 2000-12 ...

Statistics for Footystats are enhanced by software from
Eric Sorensen's *Footy Works* (v 1.10.0)
and compiled with the assistance of
Bruce Kennedy, Martin Windsor-Black and Michael Rogers

For in-depth and obscure trivia from this round of matches more ...


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"This is our town" ... GWS impress but Swans by 63
2012 ROUND 1 GAME 1
GWS Giants v Sydney Swans
Saturday (night), March 24, 2012
Homebush, Olympic Stadium, 7.20pm AEDT; crowd: 38,203
Conditions: Good
Weather: Clear, light wind; 19.2C at start; top 25.2 at 3:42pm
  1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
GWS 1.2-8 3.3-21 3.4-22 5.7-37
SYD 4.1-25 (17) 8.4-52 (31) 13.8-86 (64) 14.16-100 (63)
Goals: Sydney: Josh P Kennedy 2, Craig Bird 2, Lewis Jetta 2, Jarrad McVeigh, Andrejs Everitt, Kieran Jack, Gary Rohan, Ben McGlynn, Jude Bolton, Lewis Roberts-Thomson, Shane Mumford. GWS: Callan Ward, Nathan Wilson, Jonathon Giles, Will Hoskin-Elliott, James McDonald.
Best: Sydney: Kieran Jack, Josh P Kennedy, Ben McGlynn, Lewis Jetta, Craig Bird, June Bolton. GWS: Rhys Palmer, Tomas Bugg, Toby Greene, Curtly Hampton, James McDonald, Chad Cornes.
Umpires:
Matt Stevic, Simon Meredith, Jacob Mollison. (E) Brett Ritchie.
Report:
James McDonald (GWS) charged with a Level Three offence of engaging in rough conduct against Luke Parker (Syd) in Q1. With no good or bad record, McDonald was offered a two-match penalty.
The player took the early guilty plea and accepted the MRP two-game suspension.

 

2012 ROUND 1 GAME 2
Richmond v Carlton
Thursday (night), March 29, 2012
MCG, 7.40pm AEDT; crowd: 78,285
Conditions: Very good
Weather: 20.8C to start; generally clear; top 26.7C at 1.47pm
  1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
RCH 3.4-22 (2) 5.6-36 10.7-67 12.9-81
CAR 3.2-20 8.7-55 (19) 11.13-79 (12) 18.17-125 (44)
Goals: Carlton: Shaun Hampson 3, Eddie Betts 2, Dennis Armfield 2, Chris Yarran 2, Kane Lucas 2, Jarrad Waite, Kade Simpson, Jeff Garlett, Bret Thornton, Matthew Kreuzer, Marc Murphy, Mitch Robinson. Richmond: Jack Riewoldt 4, Shaun Grigg 2, Dustin Martin 2, Trent Cotchin 2, Tyrone Vickery, Robin Nahas.
Best: Carlton: Marc Murphy, Andrew Carrazzo, Kade Simpson, Edward Curnow, Heath Scotland, Chris Judd, Matthew Kreuzer. Richmond: Trent Cotchin, Dustin Martin, Nathan Foley, Bachar Houli, Alex Rance.
Umpires: Chris Donlon, Luke Farmer, Simon Meredith. (E) Nick Foot.
Report:
Jarrad Waite (Car) for rough conduct on Dylan Grimes (Rch) in Q1.

 

2012 ROUND 1 GAME 3
Hawthorn v Collingwood
Friday (night), March 30, 2012
MCG, 7.50pm AEDT; crowd: 78,466
Conditions: Very good
Weather: 25.5C at start; mostly clear; top 28.2C at 3.13pm
  1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
HAW 2.1-13 10.6-66 (15) 14.10-94 (6) 20.17-137 (22)
COL 2.7-19 (6) 7.9-51 12.16-88 16.19-115
Goals: Hawthorn: Lance Franklin 5.3, Cyril Rioli 2, Jordan Lewis 2, Brendan Whitecross 2, Shane Savage 2, Isaac Smith 2, Grant Birchall, Broc McCauley, Shaun Burgoyne, Jack Gunston, Michael Osborne. Collingwood: Jarryd Blair 3, Alex Fasolo 2, Travis Cloke 2, Scott Pendlebury 2, Darren Jolly 2, Dale Thomas 2, Heath Shaw, Dane Swan, Jackson Paine.
Best: Hawthorn: Sam Mitchell, Grant Birchall, Brad Sewell, Cyril Rioli, Lance Franklin, Brendan Whitecross. Collingwood: Scott Pendlebury, Luke Ball, Jarryd Blair, Dane Swan, Travis Cloke, Darren Jolly.
Umpires: Stephen McBurney, Shane McInerney, Jacob Mollison. (E) Nick Foot.

 

2012 ROUND 1 GAME 4
Melbourne v Brisbane Lions
Saturday, March 31, 2012
MCG, 1.45pm AEDT; crowd: 33,473
Conditions: Good, swirling breeze; frequent sunshine
Weather: 27.3 at start; 30% chance of a shower; top 29.2C at 2:34pm
  1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
MEL 3.3-21 (11) 7.4-46 8.8-56 11.12-78
BRI 1.4-10 7.8-50 (4) 13.13-91 (35) 17.17-119 (41)
Goals: Brisbane: Tom Rockliff 3, Todd Banfield 3, James Polkinghorne 3, Pearce Hanley 2, Daniel Merrett 2, Matthew Leuenberger, Jed Adcock, Ashley McGrath, Sam Sheldon. Melbourne: James Magner 2, Jeremy Howe 2, Mitch Clark, Stefan Martin, Jack Watts, Jack Trengove, Brad Green, Aaron Davey.
Best: Brisbane: Simon Black, Daniel Rich, Pearce Hanley, Tom Rockliff, Jed Adcock, Ashley McGrath. Melbourne: James Magner, Jack Trengove, Jack Watts, James Frawley.
Umpires: Jeff Dalgleish, Matthew Leppard, Stefan Grun. (E) Brendan Hosking.

 

2012 ROUND 1 GAME 5
Gold Coast v Adelaide
Saturday (night), March 31, 2012
Carrara, 4.40pm AEDT, (3.40 QST); crowd: 12,790
Conditions: Good; lights on late in Q2
Weather: 25.4C at start; mostly sunny; top 28.2C at 11:39am
  1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
GC 3.1-19 5.3-33 8.6-54 10.8-68
ADE 7.8-50 (31) 11.10-76 (43) 15.16-106 (52) 19.23-137 (69)
Goals: Adelaide: Taylor Walker 5.2, Kurt Tippett 4, Nathan van Berlo 2, Ian Callinan 2, Patrick Dangerfield 2, Rory Sloane, Richard Douglas, Jason Porplyzia, Tom T Lynch. Gold Coast: Gary Ablett 2, Campbell Brown 2, Harley Bennell 2, Zac Smith, David Swallow, Dion Prestia, Josh Caddy.
Best: Adelaide: Scott Thompson, Rory Sloane, Kurt Tippett, Nathan van Berlo, Taylor Walker, Sam Jacobs. Gold Coast: Gary Ablett, Jarrod Harbrow, Harley Bennell, Jared Brennan, Campbell Brown, Sam Iles.
Umpires: Stuart Wenn, Ben Ryan, Troy Pannell. (E) Brett Kronk.

 

2012 ROUND 1 GAME 6
Fremantle v Geelong
Saturday (night), March 31, 2012
Subiaco Oval, 7.40pm AEDT, (4.40 WST); crowd: 34,601
Conditions: Good
Weather: 20.7C at start; partly cloudy; top 24C at 2.30pm
  1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
FRE 6.0-36 (12) 8.3-51 12.8-80 (1) 16.9-105 (4)
GEE 4.0-24 9.2-56 (5) 12.7-79 15.11-101
Goals: Fremantle: Joshua Mellington 3, Matthew Pavlich 3, Zachary Clarke 2, Nathan Fyfe 2, Hayden Ballantyne 2, Matt de Boer, Michael Barlow, Kepler Bradley, Tendai Mzungu. Geelong: Tom Hawkins 4, Jimmy Bartel 3, James Podsiadly 2, Steven Motlop 2, Steve Johnson, Mitch Duncan, Andrew Mackie, Taylor Hunt.
Best: Fremantle: Nathan Fyfe, Aaron Sandilands, Tendai Mzungu, Michael Johnson, Hayden Ballantyne, Zachary Clarke, Matthew Pavlich. Geelong: Joel Selwood, James Kelly, Andrew Mackie, Jimmy Bartel, Tom Hawkins, James Podsiadly, Corey Enright.
Umpires: Brett Ritchie, Dean Margetts, Shane Stewart. (E) Justin Orr.
Reports:
Matthew Scarlett (Gee) for striking Hayden Ballantyne (Fre) in Q3. The MRP rated the strike a Level Four offence as intentional, medium impact and high contact.
On his recent poor record Scarlett was offered an early plea of three games suspension. Scarlett with an early plea accepted the MRP penalty.
Hayden Ballantyne (Fre) charged with a Level Three striking offence in Q1 (behind the play) against Paul Chapman (Gee). Based on his previous poor record Ballantyne was suspended for two matches. Ballantyne took the early plea and the MRP penalty.
James Kelly (Gee) charged with a Level Two striking charge in Q1 against Tendai Mzungu (Fre). Kelly with an early plea accepted a reprimand.

 

2012 ROUND 1 GAME 7
North Melbourne v Essendon
Saturday (night), March 31, 2012
Docklands, 7.40pm AEDT; Roof: closed; crowd: 45,818
Conditions: Very good
Weather: outside: 19C, cloudy; 5% chance of rain
  1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
NM 4.3-27 (7) 8.5-53 10.10-70 15.12-102
ESS 3.2-20 9.8-62 (9) 13.14-92 (22) 14.20-104 (2)
Goals: Essendon: Michael Hurley 2, Nathan Lovett-Murray 2, Jake Melksham 2, Brent Stanton 2, Dyson Heppell, David Hille, Leroy Jetta, Marfk McVeigh, Patrick Ryder, Jobe Watson. North Melb: Brent Harvey 3, Leigh Adams 2, Aaron Edwards 2, Drew Petrie 2, Lindsay Thomas 2, Kieran Harper, Jamie MacMillan, Hamish McIntosh, Daniel Wells.
Best: Essendon: Brent Stanton, Jobe Watson, Dyson Heppell, David Myers, David Hille, Michael Hibberd, David Zaharakis. North Melb: Daniel Wells, Andrew Swallow, Drew Petrie, Michael Firrito, Leigh Adams, Kieran Harper, Lindsay Thomas.
Umpires: Matt Stevic, Jason Armstrong, Jordan Bannister. (E) Brendan Hosking,
Report:
Sam Wright (NM) for charging Brent Stanton (Ess) in Q2.

 

2012 ROUND 1 GAME 8
Western Bulldogs v West Coast
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Docklands, 1.10pm AEST; crowd: 24,977
Conditions: Good; Roof open;
Weather: 21.1C at start; mainly sunny; top 21.6C at 12:55
  1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
WB 4.3-27 8.5-53 10.11-71 12.15-87
WCE 6.2-38 (11) 10.6-66 (13) 16.9-105 21.10-136 (44)
Goals: West Coast: Josh J Kennedy 7.1, Josh Hill 3, Ashton Hams 2, Dean Cox 2, Andrew Gaff, Chris Masten, Will Schofield, Quinten Lynch, Andrew Embley, Jack Darling, Nic Naitanui. West.B'dogs: Clay Smith 4, Luke Dahlhaus 2, Shaun Higgins 2, Liam Jones, Adam Cooney, Daniel Giansiracusa, Liam Picken.
Best: West Coast: Josh J Kennedy, Dean Cox, Matt Priddis, Matt Rosa, Nic Naitanui, Andrew Gaff, Scott Selwood. West.B'dogs: Matthew Boyd, Clay Smith, Tom Liberatore, Luke Dahlhaus, Adam Cooney, Shaun Higgins, Daniel Cross.
Umpires: Matthew Nicholls, Michael Jennings, Andrew Mitchell. (E) David Harris.

 

2012 ROUND 1 GAME 9
Port Adelaide v St Kilda
Sunday (night), April 1, 2012
Football Park, 4.40pm AEST, (4.10 CST); crowd: 21,179
Conditions: Very good
Weather: 20.7 at start; clear; top 23.8C at 3:56pm
  1/4 time 1/2 time 3/4 time Final
PA 5.2-32 (19) 8.6-54 11.9-75 (5) 13.11-89 (4)
STK 2.1-13 9.3-57 (3) 11.4-70 13.7-85
Goals: Port Adelaide: Jay Schulz 2, John Butcher 2, Justin Westhoff 2, Brad Ebert 2, Daniel Stewart, John McCarthy, Hamish Hartlett, Travis Boak, David Rodan. St Kilda: Justin Koschitzke 3, Stephen Milne 2, Nick Riewoldt 2, Nick Dal Santo 2, Leigh Montagna, Rhys Stanley, Clinton Jones, Terry Milera.
Best: Port Adelaide: Hamish Hartlett, Kane Cornes, Brad Ebert, Jarred Redden, Troy Chaplin, John McCarthy. St Kilda: Nick Dal Santo, Brendon Goddard, Jack Steven, Lenny Hayes, Jarryn Geary, Nick Riewoldt.
Umpires: Gary Fila, Justin Schmitt, Chris Kamolins. (E) Craig Fleer.
Report:
Dean Polo (StK) charged with a Level One rough conduct offence against Danyle Pearce in Q2. The MRP rated the offence as reckless. Polo took the early plea and a one-match suspension.




 

2012 Ladder after Round 1
 

 

 

 

W

L

D

F

A

%

Pts

1

 

Sydney

1

100

37

270.3

4

2

 

Adelaide

1

137

68

201.5

4

3

 

West Coast

1

136

87

156.3

4

4

 

Carlton

1

125

81

154.3

4

5

 

Brisbane

1

119

78

152.6

4

6

 

Hawthorn

1

137

115

119.1

4

7

 

Port Adelaide

1

89

85

104.7

4

8

 

Fremantle

1

105

101

104.0

4

9

 

Essendon

1

104

102

102.0

4

10

 

North Melb

1

102

104

98.1

0

11

 

Geelong

1

101

105

96.2

0

12

 

St Kilda

1

85

89

95.5

0

13

 

Collingwood

1

115

137

83.9

0

14

 

Melbourne

1

78

119

65.5

0

15

 

Richmond

1

81

125

64.8

0

16

 

West.B'dogs

1

87

136

64.0

0

17

 

Gold Coast

1

68

137

49.6

0

18

 

GWS

1

37

100

37.0

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FOR THE RECORD

2012, Round 1
Saturday, March 24
Thur-Fri-Sat-Sun, March 29-30-31, April 1
(subject to selection, injury or suspension)
CAREER MATCHES
200 DAVID WOJCINSKI (Geelong), 1999-2011
200 DREW PETRIE (North Melb), 2001-12

200 JASON BLAKE (St Kilda), 2000-12

150 TRAVIS CLOKE (Collingwood), 2005-12

150 DAVID HALE, Haw 2011-12, NM 2003-10

  50 MITCH ROBINSON (Carlton), 2009-12

  50 CALE HOOKER (Essendon), 2008-12
GOALKICKING
500 JONATHAN BROWN (Bri) 498 goals, 210 games
250 QUINTEN LYNCH (WCE) 248 goals, 188 games

200 JACK RIEWOLDT (Rch) 197 goals, 90 games

100 SHANNON BYRNES (Gee) 99 goals, 104 games
100 GRAHAM JOHNCOCK (Ade) 99 goals, 206 games

100 BRETT DELEDIO (Rch) 99 goals, 150 games

100 DALE THOMAS (Col) 99 goals, 126 games
100 JEFF GARLETT (Carlton) 99 goals, 54 games

100 BRENT STAKER (Bri+WCE) 98 goals, 139 games
100 RYAN GRIFFIN (WB) 98 goals, 143 games
100 KADE SIMPSON (Carlton) 96 goals, 157 games
SNIPPETS
LENNY HAYES (St Kilda) has played in six tied matches the record is seven matches, held by BILL HUTCHISON (Ess), BARRY DAVIS (Ess 6, NM 1) and BRAD JOHNSON (FWB).
Adelaide has won all five previous meetings played at Carrara.
Geelong has won nine consecutive matches at the MCG starting with 2011-R1.
DALE THOMAS (Col) has been goalless for the past seven games last major was R17 v Carlton at the MCG.
HEATH SCOTLAND has kicked 95 goals at the MCG.
LINDSAY GILBEE (WB) has kicked 98 goals at Docklands.
Six goals, eleven behinds (6.11) has been scored 98 times in League matches (1897-2011).
48 players have reached the 500-goal milestone; Brown (Bri) has 498.
Fitzroy's LEON HARRIS holds the record with 101 goals kicked in number 38 guernsey JEFF GARLETT has kicked 99 for Carlton.

 

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2012, Round 1
SYDNEY 14.16-100 (Kennedy 2, Bird 2, Jetta 2) best, Jack, Kennedy, McGlynn, GWS 5.7-37 (5 singles)  best, Ward, Wilson, Giles.
Saturday night at Homebush: 38,203.
Report:
James McDonald (GWS) charged with a Level Three offence of engaging in rough conduct against Luke Parker (Syd) in Q1. With no good or bad record, McDonald was offered a two-match penalty.
The player took the early guilty plea and accepted the MRP two-game suspension.

CARLTON 18.17-125 (Hampson 3, Betts 2, Armfield 2, Yarran 2, Lucas 2) best, Murphy, Carrazzo, Simpson, RICHMOND 12.9-81 (Riewoldt 4) best, Cotchin, Martin, Foley.
Thursday night at MCG: 78,285.
Report:
Jarrad Waite (Car) for rough conduct on Dylan Grimes (Rch) in Q1. Charge dismissed.

HAWTHORN 20.17-137
(Franklin 5.3, Rioli 2, Lewis 2, Whitecross 2, Savage 2, Smith 2) best, Mitchell, Birchall, Sewell, COLLINGWOOD 16.19-115 (Blair 3, Fasolo 2, Cloke 2, Pendlebury 2, Jolly 2, Thomas 2) best, Pendlebury, Ball, Blair.
Friday night at MCG: 78,466.

BRISBANE 17.17-119
(Rockliff 3, Banfield 3, Polkinghorne 3) best, Black, Rich, Hanley, MELBOURNE 11.12-78 (Magner 2, Howe 2) best, Magner, Trengove, Watts.
Saturday at MCG: 33,473.

ADELAIDE 19.23-137
(Walker 5.2, Tippett 3) best, Thompson, Sloane, Tippett, GOLD COAST 10.8-68 (Ablett 2, Brown 2, Bennell 2) best, Ablett, Harbrow, Bennell.
Saturday night at Carrara: 12,790.

FREMANTLE 16.9-105
(Mellington 3, Pavlich 3) best, Fyfe, Sandilands, Mzungu, GEELONG 15.11-101 (Hawkins 4, Bartel 3) best, Selwood, Kelly, Mackie.
Saturday night at Subiaco: 34,601.

Report:
Matthew Scarlett (Gee) for striking Hayden Ballantyne (Fre) in Q3.

ESSENDON 14.20-104
(Hurley 2, Lovett-Murray 2, Melksham 2, Stanton) best, Stanton, Watson, Heppell, NORTH MELB 15.12-102 (Harvey 3) best. Wells, Swallow, Petrie.
Saturday night at Docklands: 45,818.

Report:
Sam Wright (NM) for charging Brent Stanton (Ess) in Q2. Charge dismissed.

WEST COAST 21.10-136
(Kennedy 7.1, Hill 3) best, Kennedy, Cox, Priddis, WEST.B'DOGS 12.15-87 (Smith 4, Dahlhaus 2, Higgins 2) best, Boyd, Smith Liberatore 2.
Sunday at Docklands: 24,977.

PORT ADELAIDE 13.11-89
(Schulz 2, Butcher 2, Westhoff 2, Ebert 2) best, Hartlett, Cornes, Ebert, ST KILDA 13.7-85 (Koschitzke 3, Milne 2, Riewoldt 2, Dal Santo 2) best, Dal Santo, Goddard, Steven.
Sunday night at Football Park: 21,179.


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Consecutive Matches
2012, Round 1

145 Kade SIMPSON (Car) from 2005-R15 8+22+22+22+23+23+24+1
94  Brett DELEDIO (Rch) from 2007-R18 5+22+22+22+22+1
73  Adam GOODES (Syd) from 2008-EF 5+22+22+22+24+1
 


In the Goals, 2012 R1
Josh J KENNEDY (West Coast) (7.1)   7.1
Lance FRANKLIN (Hawthorn) (5.3)   5.3
Taylor WALKER (Adelaide) (5.2)   5.2
Jack RIEWOLDT (Richmond) (4.3)   4.3
Kurt TIPPETT (Adelaide) (4.3)   4.3
Tom HAWKINS (Geelong) (4.2)   4.2
Clay SMITH (West.B'dogs) (4.0)   4.0



CLUB-BY-CLUB PERFORMANCE, SEASON 2012
REGULARLY UPDATED
Adelaide, Brisbane, Carlton, Collingwood, Essendon, Fremantle, Geelong, Gold Coast, GWS Giants,
Hawthorn, Melbourne, North Melb, Port Adelaide, Richmond, St Kilda, Sydney, West Coast, Western Bulldogs
also
Consecutive Wins and Losses at all venues


1997-2011 W-L-D performances
Weekly Ladder Positions, 1987-2011

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Travellin' 2012
1 R1-MCG Brisbane v Mel WON 1/1
2 R1(n)-C Adelaide v GC WON 2/2
3 R1(n)-S Geelong v Fre Lost 2/3
4 R1-Dok West Coast v WB WON 3/4
5 R1(n)-FP St Kilda v PA Lost 3/5
6 R2(n)-BCG Carlton v Bri x x
7 R2-Dok Port Adelaide v Ess x x
8 R2-SCG Fremantle v Syd x x
9 R2-S Melbourne v WCE x x
10 R2(n)-FP West.B'dogs v Ade x x
11 R2-BO GWS v NM x x
12 R2(n)-Dok Gold Coast v StK x x
13 R3-FP Sydney v PA x x
14 R3-S Brisbane v Fre x x
15 R3(n)-C Essendon v GC x x
16 R3-Blk West Coast v GWS x x
17 R3-MCG Adelaide v Haw x x
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