Wed. Aug 17th, 2022
2022 AFL Coach Quotes: Round 20

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MELBOURNE

Simon Goodwin on:

Luke Jackson

“He just had a little knock late in the game.”

“He’ll be ready to go next week.”

“We put him in the first ruck tonight, enabled Max to play a little bit more forward at times.”

Angus Brayshaw

“We didn’t have James Harmes available.”

“We’ve been looking at it for the last few weeks about when the best time was to move him back into the midfield.”

“We might see a little bit more of Angus through the midfield as we move to the next few weeks.”

Jayden Hunt

“Has been in really good form in the VFL and he was ready for that opportunity down back.”

James Harmes

“He’ll get though all his protocols and be right to go (next game).”

Ben Brown

“Is looking really likely that he’ll be available to play (next game).”

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FREMANTLE

Justin Longmuir on:

N/A

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COLLINGWOOD

Craig McRae on:

Taylor Adams

“It looks like he’s got some groin injury of some sort.”

Jeremy Howe

“Just got a knee in the backside and unfortunately just couldn’t function.”

“He’ll be fine.”

Brodie Grundy

“He took a big step forward today (playing VFL), we thought he needed the run.”

Brody Mihocek

“We’re anticipating Checkers will be right next week.”

“I’d be surprised if we played all three (Grundy, Cameron & Cox).”

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PORT ADELAIDE

Ken Hinkley on:

Travis Boak

“It will either be badly bruised or could be a small fracture in his hand.”

“Hopefully he’ll be okay.”

Kane Farrell

“I thought played pretty well particularly in the 3rd quarter as a half-back flanker in a different spot.”

Xavier Duursma

“I thought he started a little untidy but he worked into the game.”

Sam Hayes

“We may or may not (see him at AFL level).”

Brynn Teakle

“We think Brynn Teakle can also play.”

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GWS GIANTS

Mark McVeigh on:

Stephen Coniglio

“He really battle to get up for last week.”

“He would have been at high risk to be injured today (if he played).”

“I think he’ll be right to go next week.”

Harry Himmelberg

“We thought we needed some serious fire power ahead of the footy (started forward).”

“It probably didn’t work to the way we wanted it.”

“We swung him back after half-time.”

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SYDNEY

John Longmire on:

James Rowbottom

“His ability to close space in a hurry has certainly been a highlight over probably most of the year.”

“His ability to go from contest to contest has been impressive.”

Josh Kennedy

“He felt good last week.”

“He’s been training really well.”

Peter Ladhams

“He should be available next week.”

Chad Warner

“He got tagged first quarter and still did a really good.”

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ST KILDA

Brett Ratten on:

Dan Hannebery

“He was a bit rusty in some things in the game but just pleasing that he gets to run out and play.”

“We’ll get him up next week hopefully and everything goes to plan.”

Tom Campbell (late change)

“We probably wanted to keep the Hawks guessing a bit.”

“We didn’t know (Ned) Reeves was going to be injured (on initial team selection).”

Rowan Marshall

“He’s always looking for that No.1 spot (ruck).”

“It’s good for Row he’ll get some confidence out of that.”

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HAWTHORN

Sam Mitchell on:

Josh Morris

“He popped his shoulder (subbed out).”

Mitch Lewis

“Has had a little bit of a sore knee for a while.”

Jacob Koschitzke

“He has got a really nasty cork, he could hardly walk on it at half time”

“He gave us a contest.”

Emerson Jeka

“I was glad he got an opportunity and didn’t look out of place.”

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GEELONG

Chris Scott on:

Jeremy Cameron

“I thought Jeremy Cameron playing up the ground a little bit had a real impact.”

Jon Ceglar

“We thought he was really solid.”

“We’d like to have another look at him.”

Brandan Parfitt

“He’ll come into our team next week.”

Tom Stewart

”I thought he was super.”

“I thought he had a big impact on the game.”

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WESTERN BULLDOGS

Luke Beveridge on:

Sam Darcy

“He’s still got a way to go Sammy.”

Adam Treloar (calf)

“Our main session this week he wasn’t able to get through.”

“It wouldn’t surprise me if he misses another one.”

Marcus Bontempelli

“He spent most of the last quarter forward (quad cork).”

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ADELAIDE

Matthew Nicks

Ben Keays (forward role)

“We’ve changed it up a little this year

“We know that (Adam) Saad is an outstanding player and very influential on games.

“He has found himself bumping in and out of that midfield throughout the year.”

“Tonight he had a slightly more important role ahead of the ball and he played it to perfection.”

Brodie Smith

“He was in a rare zone tonight playing some great footy and leading from the front.”

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CARLTON

Michael Voss on:

Corey Durdin

“Cam off with a shoulder.”

Nic Newman

“Obviously Newman cut his knee so that was going to be hard for him to come on.”

Matt Kennedy

“Matt Kennedy had the concussion.”

Patrick Cripps

“Particularly in the 3rd quarter he was really impressive through that period of time.”

Jack Silvagni

“We’ll assess it, we’ll have a look at it.”

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GOLD COAST

Stuart Dew on:

Mabior Chol

“One part is the opportunity the rest has been Mabior grabbing those opportunities.”

“He’s only going to get better we think.”

Izak Rankine

“He played a really strong game Izak and influential game.”

“When he’s on like that he’s a handful for the opposition.”

Brandon Ellis (Late withdrawal)

“We anticipate it’s just this week so he’ll come back in.”

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WEST COAST

Adam Simpson on:

Jack Darling

“Obviously took him a bit of time to get into the season missing a full chunk of pre-season nut he hasn’t let us down hardly ever in his career and he didn’t again today.”

Jamaine Jones

“He seems to be growing in that role really well (half-back).”

Luke Shuey

“We tried Luke Shuey at half-back at stages and thought he had a bit of influence.”

Jai Culley

“He felt it the hamstring that is.”

Jack Petruccelle

“I think Petruccelle went off with a bit of a tight hamstring as well.”

Josh Kennedy

“Should be available.”

Andrew Gaff

“Probably the most consistent player I’ve ever coached.”

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RICHMOND

Damien Hardwick on:

Dylan Grimes (hamstring)

“We’re hoping it’s not too severe.”

Noah Cumberland

“He’s been incredible since he’s come in.”

Dustin Martin

“It’s at the stage now where we can push the envelope but if we do make it, if we hurt it again it’s season over.”

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BRISBANE

Chris Fagan on:

Darcy Fory

“In hindsight it was the wrong decision to have Darcy has the med-sub.”

Brandon Starcevic (Late withdrawal)

“He actually turned up on Monday with a little bit of a sore quad, it didn’t improve enough during the week to play.”

Zac Bailey (sternum)

“He’s definitely there at the moment (hospital).”

Keidean Coleman

“Kept cramping up.”

Jarrod Berry

“Minor injury (ankle).”

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NTH MELBOURNE

Leigh Adams on:

Jaidyn Stephenson

“We like to have at least one guy who can really attack of the back half.”

“Without Aaron Hall in there tonight we thought that we needed Jaidyn down there.”

Kallan Dawson

“I thought he stood up really well.”

Jack Ziebell

“Bone bruising on his elbow early on in the game.”

Jackson Archer

“Hip stinger.”

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ESSENDON

Ben Rutten on:

Jake Stringer

“I thought he was good, I thought his impact early in the game in particular.”

Jye Caldwell

“He was getting tight in the calf and it was starting to get progressively worse throughout the game.”

“Hopefully there’s nothing too serious there.”

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