My Team of the Week in the AFL Round Sixteen
This team consists of players that performed well enough to make my team of the week.
B: Tom Stewart (Cats), Scott D. Thompson (Kangaroos), Andrew Mcgrath (Bombers)
HB: Zac Tuohy (Cats), Brandon Ellis (Tigers), Rory Laird (Crows),
C: Mitch Duncan (Cats), Elliot Yeo (Eagles), Shane Edwards (Tigers)
HF: Sam Menegola (Cats), Kane Lambert (Tigers), Devon Smith (Bombers)
FF: Jack Riewoldt (Tigers), Eric Hipwood (Lions), Luke Breust (Hawks)
Foll: Brodie Grundy (Magpies), Andrew Gaff (Eagles), Steele Sidebottom (Magpies)
Int: Dustin Martin (Tigers), Clayton Oliver (Demons), Dayne Beams (Lions), Dyson Heppell (Bombers)
Backs: Tom Stewart was instrumental in the Cats overcoming the Swans on Thursday night. Scott D. Thompson played collected more than thirty possessions on the first occasion this season. Andrew Mcgrath played well in a competitive Bomber outfit. Zac Tuohy accumulated twenty-seven disposals on a half back flank for the Cats. Brandon Ellis bounced back from an underwhelming Round fifteen with a season high twenty-seven possessions in Round sixteen. Rory Laird was one of the better players on a disappointing evening for the Crows.
Midfielders: Mitch Duncan was probably the best player for the Cats. Elliot Yeo continued on his good form with a solid performance for the Eagles. Shane Edwards has to be one of the most underrated players in the competition finishing with twenty-eight crucial possessions.
Forwards: Sam Menegola was a crucial part of the Cats victory on Thursday night. Kane Lambert was probably the best player on the field in the Tigers and Crows game. Devon Smith showed why he could be the recruit of the year. Jack Riewoldt was an important aspect of the Tigers forward structure playing as the solitary tall forward, managing to kick two goals, including one extraordinary one. Eric Hipwood and Luke Breust led the goal kicking, each managing to nail six majors.
Followers: Brodie Grundy worked hard around the ground collecting an impressive twenty-four disposals. Andrew Gaff showed why he could be the best player in the AFL 2018 season. Steele Sidebottom celebrated his two-hundredth game in style with two impressive goals.
Interchange: Dustin Martin was back to his best, following an underwhelming round fifteen display. Clayton Oliver was the best player on the field in his display for the Demons against the Dockers. Dayne Beams showed why he is such a good leader with a dominant performance for the Lions. Dyson Heppell was prolific, especially in the first half.
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