My Team of the Week in the AFL Round 8
B: Jarrod Lienart (Power), Sam Collins (Suns), Rory Laird (Crows)
HB: Jack Crisp (Magpies), Alex Keath (Crows), Bachar Houli (Tigers)
C: Lachie Hunter (Bulldogs), Patrick Cripps (Blues), Tom Phillips (Magpies)
HF: Orazio Fantastia (Bombers), Tom Hawkins (Cats), Shai Bolton (Tigers)
FF: Gary Ablett (Cats), Matt Taberner (Dockers), Jordan De Goey (Magpies)
Foll: Brodie Grundy (Magpies), Josh Dunkley (Bulldogs), Adam Treloar (Magpies)
Int: James Harmes (Demons), Callum L. Brown (Magpies), Tom Rockliff (Power), Hugh McCluggage (Lions)
Jarrod Lienart was one of the Power’s best players in Round 8. Sam Collins helped the Suns nearly get over the line against the Demons. Rory Laird provided plenty of run off half back for the Crows. Alex Keath showed he is capable of being a good player winning the Showdown Medal. Bachar Houli was possibly the Tigers best player in Round 8.
Lachie Hunter accumulated over 30 possessions, Hunter made a big impact on the game for the Bulldogs in Round 8. Patrick Cripps proved that he is probably the Blues best player with an outstanding performance in Round 8. Tom Phillips showed why he is one of the Magpies best players with a quality display against the Blues.
Orazio Fantasia kicked 4 goals for the Bombers. Tom Hawkins also kicked 4 goals as did Shai Bolton and Gary Ablett. Matt Taberner was an important target for players up the field. Jordan De Goey showed that he is a good player for the Magpies, he kicked 2 goals.
Brodie Grundy’s work around the ground was particularly impressive, accumulating over 20 possessions. Josh Dunkley showed that he has the potential to be a midfielder on a permanent basis and that his performance in Round 7 wasn’t an aberration. Adam Treloar was outstanding for the Magpies.
James Harmes was a pivotal part of the Demons getting the 4 points. Callum L. Brown kicked a couple of goals and had a high possession game accumulating over 20 possessions. Tom Rockliff was outstanding for the Power with 41 possessions. Hugh McCluggage showed why he has become one of the Lions most pivotal players.