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Western Bulldogs defeat Essendon
Round 8, Western Oval, Attendance: 21295
Saturday, 22nd May 1971, 2:10 PM AWST
Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Final
Western Bulldogs 5.3 9.6 12.13 17.17 119
Essendon 2.1 6.3 9.6 12.7 79
Western Bulldogs Player Stats | Essendon Player Stats | Match Head to Head Stats | Scoring Breakdown
  Western Bulldogs Match Statistics (Sorted by Disposals) Coach: Ted Whitten  
Player K HB D M G B HO FF FA
David Thorpe 33 8 41 9 1 0 0 5 1
Stuart Magee 27 11 38 9 0 0 0 3 3
Gordon Casey 20 5 25 4 0 0 0 4 0
Bernie Quinlan 19 2 21 9 3 3 0 3 4
Alan Mannix 17 4 21 5 0 0 0 1 1
George Bisset 16 4 20 2 3 0 0 1 1
Charles Pagnoccolo 12 8 20 2 0 1 0 1 4
Gary Dempsey 11 8 19 12 1 1 9 0 1
Ron McGowan 15 4 19 3 0 0 0 2 5
Gary Merrington 11 5 16 5 0 0 0 2 1
Ian Salmon 14 1 15 4 3 1 2 6 4
Grant Simmons 13 0 13 4 0 0 0 5 2
Les Stillman 10 3 13 1 1 2 0 2 1
David Darcy 12 0 12 4 0 0 0 1 1
Harry Skreja 8 4 12 2 1 3 0 3 2
Barry Round 9 2 11 5 4 1 3 1 2
Laurie Rippon 7 3 10 4 0 0 3 1 1
Laurie Sandilands 6 1 7 3 0 1 0 1 0
Peter Welsh 4 0 4 1 0 0 2 1 0
Don Brown 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 2
  Essendon Match Statistics (Sorted by Disposals) Coach: John Birt  
Player K HB D M G B HO FF FA
Don Gross 24 2 26 4 1 1 0 4 1
John Williams 24 1 25 7 0 0 0 3 4
Barry Davis 20 2 22 8 0 1 0 2 0
Ian Payne 17 2 19 3 1 1 0 5 3
Ken Fletcher 18 0 18 5 0 0 0 2 1
Darryl Gerlach 17 1 18 5 0 0 0 5 1
Graeme Schultz 16 1 17 2 1 0 0 3 2
Ray Smith 13 4 17 5 0 0 0 0 2
Paul Sproule 13 3 16 4 2 1 0 1 0
Hugh Delahunty 14 2 16 6 0 0 0 1 2
Bob Greenwood 15 0 15 5 1 1 0 1 5
Wayne Headlam 9 4 13 5 0 0 6 3 2
Peter Daniel 11 1 12 7 0 0 0 0 3
Don McKenzie 11 0 11 5 2 0 10 2 6
Alan Noonan 10 0 10 5 3 0 0 2 1
Bruce Dodson 9 0 9 4 0 1 0 1 3
Geoff Blethyn 7 0 7 5 0 1 0 0 3
Charlie Payne 6 1 7 3 0 0 1 1 1
Sandy Talbot 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 3
Ian Anderson 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1
Head to Head
Western Bulldogs Statistic Essendon
266 Kicks 258
75 Handballs 24
341 Disposals 282
3.55 Kick to Handball Ratio 10.75
89 Marks 91
19 Hitouts 17
44 Frees For 36
36 Frees Against 44
17 Goals Kicked 12
13 Behinds Kicked 7
4 Rushed Behinds 0
34 Scoring Shots 19
50.0% Conversion 63.2%
20.06 Disposals Per Goal 23.50
10.03 Disps Per Scoring Shot 14.84
Quarter by Quarter Scoring Breakdown
Western Bulldogs First Quarter Essendon
5.3 33 Score 2.1 13
8 Scoring Shots 3
62.5% Conversion 66.7%
Won quarter by 20 Result Lost quarter by 20
Leading by 20 End of Quarter Trailing by 20
Western Bulldogs Second Quarter Essendon
4.3 27 Score 4.2 26
7 Scoring Shots 6
57.1% Conversion 66.7%
Won quarter by 1 Result Lost quarter by 1
Leading by 21 Halftime Trailing by 21
Western Bulldogs Third Quarter Essendon
3.7 25 Score 3.3 21
10 Scoring Shots 6
30.0% Conversion 50.0%
Won quarter by 4 Result Lost quarter by 4
Leading by 25 End of Quarter Trailing by 25
Western Bulldogs Final Quarter Essendon
5.4 34 Score 3.1 19
9 Scoring Shots 4
55.6% Conversion 75.0%
Won quarter by 15 Result Lost quarter by 15
Won game by 40 End of Game Lost game by 40
Scoring Breakdown For Each Half
Western Bulldogs First Half Essendon
9.6 60 Score 6.3 39
15 Scoring Shots 9
60.0% Conversion 66.7%
Won half by 21 Result Lost half by 21
Leading by 21 Halftime Trailing by 21
Western Bulldogs Second Half Essendon
8.11 59 Score 6.4 40
19 Scoring Shots 10
42.1% Conversion 60.0%
Won half by 19 Result Lost half by 19
Won game by 40 End of Game Lost game by 40

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