AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Brad Scott says Will Setterfield is available for senior selection this week but will return via the VFL due to the amount of time he has missed.
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AFLRATINGS NEWS: Will Setterfield (foot fracture) is out for an extended period per Essendon.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Brad Scott says the move of Will Setterfield to defence today was to cover for the Jayden Laverde injury. Setterfield was matched against Jordan DeGoey at times through the midfield on Tuesday.
Assistant coach Daniel Giansiracusa referred to Setterfield as a “flexible” player multiple times in early March. Setterfield played behind the ball at times in the practice match against St Kilda this year.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Will Setterfield recorded 19 disposals, 3 marks and 10 tackles in Round 5 against Melbourne.
Fantasy Impact: Will Setterfield was set a specific role in shutting down Clayton Oliver on Saturday. He was highly influential in setting up the win for Essendon and was able to find enough ball late to post a solid score. Senior coach Brad Scott has suggested a defensive role for Setterfield at times this season which could impact his scoring output. Keep your fantasy team healthy this season via aflratings.com.au
Setterfield scored 100 pts (AF) from 80 % game time.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Will Setterfield recorded 21 disposals, 5 marks and 7 tackles in Round 4 against GWS.
Fantasy Impact: Will Setterfield is averaging 24.7 disposals, 7.0 marks and 6.3 tackles from 3 games this season. He recorded 28 disposals, 4 marks and 9 tackles (130pts – AF) from his one game at Marvel Stadium in Round 2.
Average: 113.3 (AF)
Round 4: Essendon v GWS Giants (Marvel Stadium)
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Brad Scott says Will Setterfield is in no doubt to play this week after receiving a knock a couple of weeks ago which he has been managing.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Will Setterfield trained today but was included in the ‘B team’.
Source: Nat Yoannidis
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Will Setterfield was restricted to light duties today with his right quad remaining strapped. He received a knock on his right quad in Round 1 and had the quad strapped last week.
Source: Mitch Cleary
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Will Setterfield received a knock to his finger/hand late in Q4 on Saturday night.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Senior coach Brad Scott says that Will Setterfield had quality players in front of him at GWS and Carlton as an inside mid which placed him in a foreign position and that his move to Essendon playing in his preferred role provides that “opportunity”.
AFLRATINGS NEWS: Will Setterfield received a knock to his right quad late in Q2 on Sunday. He started Q3 with his right quad strapped and played out the game. Setterfield appeared to favour his right quad/groin late in Q4 but went on to finish the game on the ground.
Will Setterfield recorded 28 disposals, 4 marks and 9 tackles in Round 2 against Gold Coast.
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