Published on May 16, 2018 3:20 pm

Boadie Motton in action for the Gippsland Power (Photo by Greg Kowalczewski)

STATS CENTRAL: TAC Cup Round 6

The Gippsland Power’s big win in TAC Cup Round 6 was set up by its dominance in the contests, as Stats Central looks at the key stats and players that influenced the results of the weekend’s games.

 

WESTERN JETS 9.13 (67) d GEELONG FALCONS 7.2 (44)

Despite the Jets having four fewer disposals than Geelong, they used those possessions with purpose to generate 60 inside-50s to 32. Western’s Zak Butters had an equal-round-high 21 kicks and used them to record an equal-round-high seven inside-50s.

 

MURRAY BUSHRANGERS 13.16 (94) d NORTHERN KNIGHTS 8.11 (59)

The Bushrangers performed with and without the ball in their victory, racking up 40 more disposals but also 26 more tackles than Northern. Murray’s Ely Smith exemplified this two-way running with team-highs of 24 disposals and nine tackles.

Watch a replay of Northern vs Murray.

 

DANDENONG STINGRAYS 13.13 (91) d EASTERN RANGES 6.3 (39)

The ball lived in Dandenong’s forward half in this match, the Stingrays generating 62 inside-50s to Eastern’s 24. James Hickey (equal-round-high seven inside-50s), Hayden Young and Bailey Williams (six each) were the key drivers for the victors.

 

CALDER CANNONS 10.8 (68) d BENDIGO PIONEERS 4.5 (29)

The Cannons dominated most key stats against Bendigo, winning the counts for disposals by 138, marks by 51 and tackles by 17. Lachlan Sholl (35 disposals), Curtis Taylor (nine marks) and Mitch Podhajski (round-high 15 tackles) led each category for Calder.

 

GWV REBELS 9.10 (64) drew with OAKLEIGH CHARGERS 9.10 (64)

While Oakleigh got on top at stoppages – winning 41 clearances to 24, led by the efforts of Xavier O’Neill (game-high six clearances) – the Rebels evened this match up by out-tackling the Chargers 87-66, with Ben Annett and Charlie Wilson (eight tackles each) leading GWV in this category.

 

GIPPSLAND POWER 20.18 (138) d SANDRINGHAM DRAGONS 4.5 (29)

Gippsland’s control of the contests – winning contested possessions 158-107 – led to the Power recording 61 inside-50s to Sandringham’s 26. Boadie Motton and Riley Baldi each won a game-high 13 contested possessions for the victors.

 

* Read the review of TAC Cup Round 6 and watch highlights from all Round 6 matches.

See full results, goalkickers and best players from TAC Cup Round 6.

 

Round 6 stats leaders:

KICKS      
Noah Wheeler Bendigo Pioneers 21  
Zak Butters Western Jets 21  
Sam Flanders Gippsland Power 19
Riley Baldi Gippsland Power 18
Lachlan Sholl Calder Cannons 17
Hayden Young Dandenong Stingrays 17
Sam Walsh Geelong Falcons 17
Matthew McGannon Gippsland Power 17
Charlie Wilson GWV Rebels 17
Noah Answerth Oakleigh Chargers 17
HANDBALLS      
Sam Fletcher Dandenong Stingrays 21  
Luke Sultana Calder Cannons 19
Lachlan Sholl Calder Cannons 18
Braedyn Gillard Northern Knights 17
Sam Walsh Geelong Falcons 16
Boadie Motton Gippsland Power 16
Daniel Hanna Calder Cannons 15
Lachlan Bugeja Oakleigh Chargers 15
Ely Smith Murray Bushrangers 15
Laitham Vandermeer Murray Bushrangers 15
MARKS      
Brock Smith Gippsland Power 9  
Curtis Taylor Calder Cannons 9  
Stefan Uzelac Northern Knights 9  
Lachlan Sholl Calder Cannons 8
Noah Answerth Oakleigh Chargers 8
Harry Bede Sandringham Dragons 8
Tye Browning Calder Cannons 8
Noah Gown Gippsland Power 8
Tom Boyd Murray Bushrangers 8
Hudson Garoni Murray Bushrangers 8
TACKLES      
Mitchell Podhajski Calder Cannons 15  
Joel Burleigh Eastern Ranges 13
Lachlan Stapleton Eastern Ranges 13
Ben Morton Geelong Falcons 12
Ben Cardamone Eastern Ranges 12
Ed McHenry Geelong Falcons 11
Jack Grigsby Geelong Falcons 9
Xavier O’Neill Oakleigh Chargers 9
Nathan Croft Calder Cannons 9
Ely Smith Murray Bushrangers 9
HITOUTS      
Riley Smith Eastern Ranges 30  
Darren Walters Western Jets 28
Lachlan Harry Oakleigh Chargers 26
Bailey Williams Dandenong Stingrays 25
Ethan Casey Sandringham Dragons 24
Jack Grigsby Geelong Falcons 24
Daniel Keating Bendigo Pioneers 22
Thomas Hallebone Northern Knights 21
Bailey Schmidt Dandenong Stingrays 20
Mark Marriott Murray Bushrangers 19
2018 LEADING GOALKICKERS Last Rnd Total
Hudson Garoni Murray Bushrangers 2 16
Josh Smith Gippsland Power 2 13
Bailey Frauenfelder Murray Bushrangers 2 12
Sam Flanders Gippsland Power 4 11
Steven Kyriazis Western Jets 1 11
Jed Hill GWV Rebels 3 11
Bailey Williams Dandenong Stingrays 1 10
Will Holt Bendigo Pioneers 2 10
Mitchell Podhajski Calder Cannons 3 9
Riley Bice Murray Bushrangers 3 9

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