Melbourne Demons player ratings vs Collingwood Magpies, first qualifying final highlights, stats, best and worst players

Melbourne Demons player ratings vs Collingwood Magpies, first qualifying final highlights, stats, best and worst players

Max Gawn couldn’t have carried out rather more for his aspect in a colossal captain’s recreation.

However he didn’t have numerous Demons teammates come alongside for the trip.

Each Melbourne player rated out of 10 from its qualifying final loss to Collingwood.

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1. Steven Might

Went to Brody Mihocek on the first bounce. Had 9 intercepts and 17 touches, however not his most damaging recreation, plus Mihocek received off the chain a bit. 5

2. Jacob van Rooyen

Soiled evening. Scoreless from six touches Took an superior mark within the third time period, however his kick was instantly smothered in a play that summed up his evening. Extra urgent is he’s going to be in some bother for an elbow on Dan McStay that’ll possible see him suspended. 2

3. Christian Salem

Approached the finals collection in subpar kind — and that pattern continued on Thursday evening. Performed as a excessive half-back however solely had 11 touches. 3

5. Christian Petracca

A ridiculous turnaround. Began at half-forward earlier than rapidly transferring onto the ball, however was hardly sighted within the first half with only one efficient kick, a few fumbles and just a few efforts he’d like again. Roared again to life with a 12-disposal third quarter, however his dominance didn’t result in Demons objectives, earlier than one other 10 touches within the final quarter. If it wasn’t for him, the Demons wouldn’t have been in touching distance. 6

7. Jack Viney

Was Collingwood followers’ villain after he took umbrage with Brayden Maynard following the Magpie’s collision with Jacob van Rooyen. Completed with 20 touches, however wasn’t his standard, brutal self when his workforce actually wanted him. 4

8. Jake Lever

Stood subsequent to Dan McStay on the first bounce. Gave away a careless free kick to Brody Mihocek, who missed the set-shot. Nonetheless had 9 intercepts. 5

10. Angus Brayshaw

His evening lasted slightly below 5 minutes after copping a knock to the pinnacle from Brayden Maynard. N/A

11. Max Gawn

Colossal. Fox Footy’s David King declared through the recreation: “It appears like Max Gawn versus Collingwood in the mean time … He’s been in all places. I don’t understand how a lot else he can do.” After Mason Cox had the early benefit – particularly at ruck contests – the Demons skipper received going within the second time period, taking marks across the floor and following up after ruck contests. Completed with 27 disposals, 22 contested possessions, 10 clearances, 10 inside 50s, seven rating involvements and 4 contested marks, whereas 11 of his 31 hit-outs went to a teammate’s benefit. Couldn’t have carried out rather more. 9

12. Lachie Hunter

On a wing manned up on Josh Daicos. Had 18 touches, seven intercepts and 334m gained. 5

13. Clayton Oliver

Performed a lone hand early within the recreation on the within and completed with massive numbers: 31 disposals, 16 contested possessions 11 clearances, 10 tackles, 10 inside 50s, six intercepts and 742m gained. Sadly not a lot of his midfield mates got here alongside for the trip. 8

14. Michael Hibberd

Spent the evening on Jamie Elliott and took the factors, with Elliott ending with 0.2. Had 10 touches and seven intercepts too. 7

Brayshaw KNOCKED OUT after BRUTAL hit | 00:40

15. Ed Langdon

Began on a wing subsequent to Steele Sidebottom. Quiet first time period however received going quickly after with an eight-disposal second time period. Stuffed up a free kick benefit name within the third time period and missed a golden shot at aim. Had 16 disposals and went at 57 per cent effectivity by foot. 4

16. Bailey Laurie

Began because the sub, however was injected into the sport throughout the opening jiffy after Angus Brayshaw’s concussion. Simply the 5 touches. 3

17. Jake Bowey

Used the ball shrewdly popping out of defence. Completed with 19 disposals, eight marks and seven intercepts. 7

24. Trent Rivers

Began on Beau McCreery. Couldn’t fairly get going offensively, ending with 12 disposals. 4

25. Tom McDonald

Again within the aspect and manned up by Nathan Murphy. Bobbed up with the first aim of the fourth quarter to provide the Dees some hope, however didn’t do loads outdoors of that. 3

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29. Joel Smith

Persistently offered throughout half-forward and offered a contest. Kicked a giant aim at first of the fourth time period to provide Melbourne perception and completed with 5 marks, together with three taken inside 50. 5

30. Alex Neal-Bullen

Nailed a set-shot aim within the third time period. Had 17 touches and 10 contested possessions. 5

31. Bayley Fritsch

You wouldn’t have recognized this sharpshooter had kicked a mixed 114.46 throughout 2021 and 2022 should you’d watched his efficiency in entrance of aim on Thursday evening. Kicked Melbourne’s first aim after a downfield free kick, however couldn’t hit the aspect of a barn door after that, booting a few behinds and not even scoring with a fourth-quarter set-shot try. Did dribble via a late aim, however it was too little too late. Nonetheless competed arduous all evening. 5

32. Tom Sparrow

Threatened to be a game-breaker within the second half. Bobbed up within the third time period to snap a much-needed aim from a ahead 50 stoppage to go together with six disposals and three clearances for the quarter. Completed with 14 and six for the sport. 5

36. Kysaiah Pickett

Started the sport within the center on the first centre bounce earlier than pushing ahead. Impressed his aspect within the second time period together with his proactive workrate, resulting in a giant contested mark and essential aim to provide the Dees some hope. However missed a number of pictures at aim, together with a snap within the dying minutes you’d again him to kick 9 occasions out of 10. Completed with 1.3. 6

37. Kade Chandler

Scoreless from 11 disposals and zero tackles. 3

41. Judd McVee

Didn’t look too overawed on the September stage. Completed with 5 intercepts. 5

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