Who’s Impressing at Local Level: Weekly Player Report – Apr 30

30 April 2024

Starting the year with a positive 3-2 level, Werribee players have not only made promising starts to their 2024 VFL campaigns, but also in their respective local leagues. Across the Anzac Day weekend, 19 Werribee players took the field across seven leagues. In the first edition of the weekly local player report of 2024, delve into their performances and identify the next in line as injuries prompt potential line-up changes. 

Western Football Netball League:

Michael Selsby – Yarraville Seddon Eagles
Played another strong game for the Eagles, playing a mix of midfield and forward. In a six-point loss to the Point Cook Centrals, Selsby accumulated 32 disposals, 15 contested possessions, 11 clearances as well as 7 marks and 2 goals in a starring role.

Sam Azzi – Yarraville Seddon Eagles
Played his fifth local game to start the season, and third with the Eagles. Stood tall in the backline with 22 disposals, which included 19 kicks.

Ubil Chol – Caroline Springs
It was another rock-solid game defensively for Chol in Caroline Springs comeback win against Parkside. Offensively Chol impressed with 19 disposals and 6 marks, an effort which saw him named in the best players in the win. 

Zac Banch – Point Cook Centrals
New recruit Zac Banch played a strong game in the midfield as the Sharks defeated Yarraville Seddon in a thriller. Banch picked up 30 disposals, with 17 contested possessions and 13 clearances to go with a big goal. 

Geelong Football Netball League:

Flynn Young – Newtown and Chilwell
Played a huge game in a best-on-ground performance in Newtown’s big win over St. Albans. Young kicked 9 goals, took 11 marks, and accumulated 26 disposals. 

Gennaro Bove – Newtown and Chilwell
Played a mixture of midfield and forward. Was clean and used the ball well from his 21 disposals, 6 marks, 4 clearances, four inside 50s plus a goal. 

Charlie Byrne – Newtown and Chilwell
Has capped off a great month of football. Played a strong defensive and offensive game, with 24 disposals, going at 88% efficiency, and 6 marks. 

Olivier Northam – St Joseph’s
Northam filled the stat sheet in St Joseph’s win. He won 33 hitouts in a strong showing. Northam also gathered 12 disposals at a high efficiency, 5 clearances and 7 tackles. 

Kobe Annand – North Shore
Annand won another ruck battle in a loss for North Shore. His around the ground work also impressed with 15 disposals, including 11 contested, 9 clearances and five inside 50s. 

Jake Smith – Geelong West
Jake Smith continued his great start to his Geelong West Giants career. Despite a loss on the weekend, Smith gathered 23 disposals, 10 contested possessions, 9 marks and five inside 50s. 

Connor Thar – Lara
Very strong outing from Connor Thar in Lara’s win. He accumulated 33 disposals with a huge 22 contested possessions, 6 clearances and 5 tackles through the midfield. 

Ovens & Murray Football Netball League:

Hamish Gilmore – Albury Tigers
Hamish Gilmore had a great defensive game in a huge win for Albury. He carried on his strong form to start 2024, shutting down his opponent to three disposals for the game. While gathering 11 disposals, he had a strong spoiling game, with 7 1%’s, and showed good aggression.  

Essendon District Football League: 
Cam McLeod – Aberfeldie
On the wing Cam McLeod played a consistent four quarter game to get the win against his former side. He picked up 17 disposals at 82% efficiency, while taking 4 marks and continued to work hard up and down the wing the entire match. 

Raymond Murphy – Greenvale
Ray Murphy continued to find the footy on the weekend in a win for Greenvale. It was a tough showing from Murphy with 24 disposals, 11 tackles, 5 clearances and a goal. 

Victorian Amateur Football Association:

Harrison Miller – Williamstown CYMS
In a tough day for Williamstown CYMS, Harry Miller showed good forward craft with his limited opportunities. He was able to find the goals and offer forward pressure with tackles inside 50. 

Zayne Galea – Williamstown CYMS
Zayne Galea played a good defensive game in Williamstown CYMS’ loss. Alongside a strong defensive game, he took 8 marks and found the ball 17 times. 

Ballarat Football Netball League:

Joel Cadman – Darley
New recruit Joel Cadman had another strong outing for Darley to start the season. Playing forward he accumulated the footy, gathering 27 disposals and taking 8 marks. 

Jamie Quick – North Ballarat
Jamie Quick continued to find the goals for North Ballarat in their loss on the weekend. He bobbed up for 2 goals to go with his 11 disposals which included 9 contested.

Following the bittersweet chapter of our history that was the 2023 season, the story continues and this year we want you back to help us achieve a different ending.Our board, our coaches, our players and our staff are ready to embark on a new season, united in our mission for the ultimate success. The question remains: Are you with us?

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