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WAFL Watch: Coach's comments Rd 2

Jason Carter in action for Peel Thunder against West Coast at Optus Stadium. - Fremantle,Fremantle Dockers
Jason Carter in action for Peel Thunder against West Coast at Optus Stadium.

Twelve Fremantle-listed players were in action for Peel Thunder in their 27-point loss to West Coast's WAFL team on Saturday at Optus Stadium.

Senior development coach Marc Webb runs through how they fared.

MITCH CROWDEN
Played on ball and forward for the game. He was really good around the contest with six clearances, eight tackles and when he had the ball out in space, he was really clean and composed. He continued to work on his spread from the contest in another good performance.

SEAN DARCY
Rucked for the game in a good battle against Keegan Brooksby. His tap work was strong and he was good around the contest, ending up with 44 hitouts, eight tackles and three clearances.

BAILEY BANFIELD
Played forward for three quarters and then went on ball. His work-rate was really strong, especially with his ground ball work in the contest. He worked really well defensively to help put pressure on West Coast and then in the fourth quarter, he went inside and had four clearances to help get Peel back into the game. 

TOM NORTH
Played on ball for the game. He was another strong player in the middle with eight clearances, 11 ground balls. He continues to improve his work around the contest and his run from the contest.

BRENNAN COX
Played back for the game. Brennan had some good contests where he rolled off and intercepted some of West Coast’s forward movements. His use with the ball was good and he also impressed with his one-on-one defensive work. 

LUKE VALENTE
Played his first senior WAFL game and played on ball for the majority. He finished with 19 possessions and seven clearances. Luke showed some good work rate around the contest but was also clean and he used the ball well when in congestion.

SAM STURT
Played on the wing for the game where he impressed with his run and work-rate. Sam continues to work on his game around the contest and when he does get the ball moving forward, he’s really strong with his skill to give Peel opportunities in the forward half.

BRETT BEWLEY
Played on the wing for the game. He was really strong with his run and work between the lines. In his return from injury, he started the game well and he was really clean around the contest. Brett finished the game with nine ground balls and 18 possessions.

JASON CARTER
Played down back for the game on Jarred Cameron, one of West Coast’s speedy forwards. Jason showed some really good signs with his run and creativity off half-back. He had nine ground balls and really put his body on the line around the contest.

TOBE WATSON
Played back for the game. He played on Jake Waterman for the first half and he used the ball quite well and was good around the contest. It was a tough battle early with Waterman and Tobe came into the game in the second half.

SCOTT JONES
Played forward for the majority of the game. He ended up taking four marks and had some opportunities to kick goals but missed his three chances. He has continued to present around the drop of the ball and was able to pressure and lock the ball into our forward 50.

LLOYD MEEK
Played forward and in the ruck as well. He was good with his ruck work, especially in the centre square with his tap work. He was good around the contest with four ground balls and his follow up was a feature.

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