Sat. Jun 25th, 2022
2022 AFL Coach Quotes: Round 14

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RICHMOND

Damien Hardwick on:

Dion Prestia

“I thought Dion Prestia stood out really really early.”

Dylan Grimes

“Dylan was terrific especially early, I thought he set the scene with the way we played the game.”

“He’s quite attacking as a defender and wins crucial contests.”

Noah Balta

“It’s always a concern when a player re-injures (hamstring).”

“The significance will be multiplied because it’s a reoccurrence.”

Dustin Martin

“I’d think so (available next game).”

Josh Gibcus

“He’s been a revelation, he’s only going to get better.”

“We really love what he’s bringing.”

Tom Lynch

“He’s important to the way we play,”

“He’s battling two most of the night, he managed to get the ball to ground, he was rarely out marked, kicked some really really important goals as well.”

Robbie Tarrant

“Suffered a busted knuckle I think.”

Trent Cotchin

“Just wear and tear.”

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CARLTON

Michael Voss on:

Sam Durdin

“We’ll get it assessed (knee).”

Jack Martin

“Tight calf.”

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ST KILDA

Brett Ratten on:

Jack Steele

“He’ll be back next week.”

Josiah Kyle

“We wish him all the best (stepping away from elite level football).”

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ESSENDON

Ben Rutten on:

Jake Stringer

“I thought he responded and back to the Jake we know.”

Massimo D’Ambrosio

“I thought he was great,”

“Real injection of energy at our club which is great.”

Jordan Ridley

“It gives us another ground level player (playing as a key def).”

Nick Hind

“Hindy was great.”

“We love his run and dash, his ability to take the game on.”

“Although he’s got a bias towards the attack, he’s still needs to be able to defend and compete hard.”

Darcy Parish

“We expect him back (next game).”

Jye Caldwell

“I think Caldwell is one that gets a bit more opportunity in there (without Parish).”

Archie Perkins

“I’m loving seeing Perkins a bit more around the ball.”

Andrew McGrath

“He had some really critical moments down there (in defence).”

“We know he can play as a midfielder, but he can be a really strong back as well.”

“Probably at the moment where we see him settling down ideally (in defence).”

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SYDNEY

John Longmire on:

Issac Heeney

“He was a danger up forward, he was able to hit the scoreboard.”

“Provided a real avenue for us up forward.”

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PORT ADELAIDE

Ken Hinkley on:

Brynn Teakle

“We should acknowledge that Brynn in his first game in 14 days comes in and has an impact he does but plays tough and hard, cops a broken collarbone.”

Zak Butters

“He’ll miss some time,”

“It looks like a medial (knee).”

Todd Marshall

“He’s a young forward who’s taken a bit of time to get to where he can be, he’s still got a lot to go.”

“He’s got so much more growth still, he’s still very young.”

Jeremy Finlayson

“He might have to be for the next few weeks (starting ruck).”

Connor Rozee

“Clearly everyone can see that he’s growing quickly into his preferred position I would say, and that’s as a midfielder but he can also hit the scoreboard.”

Jackson Mead

“I thought he played tough.”

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WEST COAST

Adam Simpson on:

Jeremy McGovern

“I just think it’s ribs at the moment.”

Rhett Bazzo

“I thought he stood up, he was on (Jeremy) Cameron there for the second half.”

Tom Barrass

“Barrass was awesome today.”

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GEELONG

Chris Scott on:

Tom Hawkins

“He knows that he’s just been a fundamental part of our club for a long time and doesn’t look like slowing down in our view.”

Patrick Dangerfield

“The plan was to make sure that we got enough work into him (available next game).”

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WESTERN BULLDOGS

Luke Beveridge on:

Taylor Duryea

“At this stage they (medical team) think it’s just the MCL”

Cody Weightman

“Dislocated elbow.”

“Hopefully it settles down quickly.”

“He was pivotal to us winning the game tonight.”

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GWS GIANTS

Mark McVeigh on:

“I thought Braydon was really good until he got injured, he was doing a great job against a really good ruckman.”

“It’s just an ankle.”

“You’d have to think he’s in doubt (next game).”

Ryan Angwin

“I think he’ll be okay hopefully (Ankle).”

James Peatling

“We were reluctant to keep pushing that (tight hamstring), fingers crossed we got that at the right time.”

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GOLD COAST

Stuart Dew on:

Wil Powell

“Clearly nasty (lower leg/ankle),”

“Generally if the ankle does that at different times, there could be a fracture in there as well.”

“He’s obviously gone off to hospital.”

Joel Jeffrey

“I think Joel is okay (heavy contact).”

Connor Budarick

“Looks like a bit of a hamstring unfortunately.”

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ADELAIDE

Matthew Nicks on:

Sam Berry

“Took another step this week”

Jake Soligo

“Continues to be really impressive with his balance, his awareness onfield and what he does with the footy.”

Riley Thilthorpe

“As far as I’m aware, he’s okay (ankle).”

Josh Rachele

“He’ll slowly bring his way back into the speed of the game.”

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