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  • Goals 9
  • Behinds 16
  • Total 70

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TIME

  • Goals 18
  • Behinds 13
  • Total 121
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14th

Match Report

Report: Dogs outclassed by Eagles

By Troy Daniel April 1, 2018 6:27 PM

In the rooms | Lachie Hunter

BulldogsTV spoke with Lachie Hunter after the round two match against West Coast

The Western Bulldogs have opened the 2018 season with two straight losses after going down by 51 points to the West Coast Eagles at Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

An even first term made way for an Eagles onslaught, as the visitors slammed on nine unanswered goals in an hour of footy that effectively ending the contest.

Turnovers where the Dogs worst enemy, while the Eagles were clean and efficient all across the ground, with Jack Darling proving a more than ample replacement for injured spearhead Josh Kennedy, taking 11 marks and adding four goals.

Back to back goals from Billy Gowers and Lachie Hunter showed some spark midway through the fourth quarter but it wasn’t to be, and the Dogs now have seven days before they front the Bombers at Etihad Stadium.

Jack Macrae (Three goals, 31 possessions) and Lachie Hunter (26 disposals, nine marks) and Toby McLean (31 possessions, five tackles) were standouts, while Ed Richards had some moments in his debut AFL game.

WESTERN BULLDOGS      3.3   3.6    5.13   9.16 (70)
WEST COAST           3.5   9.9      12.10   18.13 (121)          

GOALS
Western Bulldogs: 
Macrae 3, Dunkley 2, Hunter 2, Bontempelli, Gowers
West Coast: Darling 4, Ryan 3, Venables 3, Waterman 2, LeCras 2, Lycett 2, Gaff, Cripps

BEST 
Western Bulldogs:
 Macrae, Hunter, McLean
West Coast: Hurn, Darling, Venables, Jetta, McGovern, Lycett, Ryan

Match Stats

Disposal Leaders
  • Jack Macrae
    Jack Macrae
    31
  • Western Bulldogs
    Toby McLean
    30
  • West Coast Eagles
    Shannon Hurn
    29
  • West Coast Eagles
    Andrew Gaff
    27
  • Western Bulldogs
    Lachie Hunter
    26
Fantasy Leaders
  • Jack Macrae
    Jack Macrae
    134
  • Western Bulldogs
    Lachie Hunter
    119
  • West Coast Eagles
    Shannon Hurn
    118
  • West Coast Eagles
    Scott Lycett
    112
  • Western Bulldogs
    Toby McLean
    107
Scoring Leaders
  • Jack Darling
    Jack Darling
    4.0
  • West Coast Eagles
    Liam Ryan
    3.3
  • West Coast Eagles
    Daniel Venables
    3.1
  • Western Bulldogs
    Jack Macrae
    3.0
  • Western Bulldogs
    Josh Dunkley
    2.2

Match Stats

  • 353 Disposals 360
  • 77.1 Disposal Eff 77.8
  • 110 Contested Pos 136
  • 115 Marks 124
  • 19 Free Kicks 18
  • 33 Clearances 32
  • 54 Inside 50s 58
  • 39 Rebound 50s 45
  • 42 Tackles 49
  • 13 Hit-outs 54
  • 85 Interchanges 88

Breakdown

  • 3.3 (21)
    3.5 (23)
  • 3.6 (24)
    9.9 (63)
  • 5.13 (43)
    12.10 (82)
  • 9.16 (70)
    18.13 (121)

Player Stats

Western Bulldogs

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1Jack Macrae 19 12 31 6 0 1 0 4 3 0 134
2Lachie Hunter 19 7 26 9 0 4 1 2 2 0 119
3Toby McLean 14 16 30 3 0 3 0 5 0 1 107
4Bailey Williams 15 2 17 8 0 1 0 2 0 1 83
5Zaine Cordy 13 5 18 9 0 0 1 1 0 0 77
6Josh Dunkley 9 4 13 7 0 1 2 3 2 2 77
7Matthew Suckling 13 6 19 6 0 1 0 1 0 1 75
8Jason Johannisen 15 8 23 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 73
9Marcus Bontempelli 11 12 23 2 0 1 3 3 1 0 73
10Billy Gowers 11 2 13 8 0 0 0 0 1 3 70
11Mitch Honeychurch 13 6 19 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 67
12Aaron Naughton 9 4 13 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 64
13Easton Wood 8 4 12 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 59
14Luke Dahlhaus 6 9 15 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 58
15Caleb Daniel 9 4 13 7 0 0 1 1 0 0 57
16Jackson Trengove 6 7 13 5 4 0 1 1 0 1 53
17Lin Jong 5 4 9 3 0 0 0 4 0 1 49
18Ed Richards 5 6 11 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 46
19Lukas Webb 5 5 10 2 0 1 1 4 0 0 45
20Bailey Dale 6 7 13 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 39
21Tim English 4 3 7 2 6 2 2 2 0 1 35
22Jordan Roughead 4 1 5 1 3 0 2 2 0 0 22

West Coast Eagles

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1Shannon Hurn 22 7 29 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 118
2Scott Lycett 12 3 15 5 21 3 2 6 2 1 112
3Jack Darling 10 6 16 11 0 1 1 1 4 0 101
4Elliot Yeo 16 4 20 7 0 3 3 7 0 0 99
5Andrew Gaff 16 11 27 5 0 0 1 1 1 0 92
6Liam Ryan 11 3 14 6 0 1 0 3 3 3 91
7Mark LeCras 11 5 16 4 0 2 1 5 2 0 86
8Lewis Jetta 15 8 23 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 85
9Jamie Cripps 10 6 16 6 0 1 0 3 1 0 79
10Liam Duggan 14 3 17 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 71
11Nic Naitanui 5 3 8 1 33 1 0 3 0 0 70
12Luke Shuey 10 8 18 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 68
13Tom Barrass 11 3 14 6 0 3 0 2 0 0 68
14Chris Masten 11 9 20 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 67
15Daniel Venables 9 3 12 7 0 0 2 0 3 1 67
16Jack Redden 8 9 17 5 0 0 2 4 0 0 67
17Jeremy McGovern 11 3 14 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 64
18Brad Sheppard 10 4 14 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 61
19Jackson Nelson 10 1 11 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 61
20Dom Sheed 11 7 18 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 58
21Jake Waterman 7 6 13 4 0 0 1 0 2 0 54
22William Rioli 5 3 8 2 0 1 4 2 0 1 25

Team Lineups

West Coast Eagles

B

  • Brad Sheppard,
  • Tom Barrass,
  • Shannon Hurn

HB

  • Liam Duggan,
  • Jeremy McGovern,
  • Lewis Jetta

C

  • Chris Masten,
  • Luke Shuey,
  • Dom Sheed

HF

  • Mark LeCras,
  • Jake Waterman,
  • Liam Ryan

F

  • Jamie Cripps,
  • Jack Darling,
  • Scott Lycett

Fol

  • Nic Naitanui,
  • Elliot Yeo,
  • Andrew Gaff

I/C

  • Jack Redden,
  • Daniel Venables,
  • Jackson Nelson,
  • William Rioli

No Late Change

In

  • William Rioli

Out

  • Will Schofield (Omitted)

New

  • William Rioli

Milestones:

  • William Rioli  - Played 1st game

Last updated: 4:06PM Thursday, April 5, 2018