Fiasco Sports team of the week: round 11

The Fiasco Sports AFL team of the week was made easy this round, with many stand out performances.

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Defence

Jeremy Laidler was outstanding for the Swans this week earning himself a spot in Sydney’s best and the Fiasco Sports team of the week.

 

His ability to read the play is second-to-none as he recorded a game-high 12 intercept possessions; six of which were intercept marks.

 

Corey Enright continued to wind back the clock this week racking up an impressive 29 disposals in the Cats’ win over Port Adelaide on Friday night.

 

Matthew Broadbent also continued to show how damaging he can be off half back recording an impressive 25 disposals.

 

Midfield

Nat Fyfe continued to show why he is the Brownlow favourite with 31 disposals and two goals to his name.

 

Taylor Adams also continued his breakthrough season with Collingwood recording 36 touches.

 

Adams played a pivotal defensive role, laying seven tackles in Collingwood’s demolition of Greater Western Sydney.

 

Known for his tagging role’s this season, Bernie Vince is sure to draw a tagger in the coming weeks after his influential display of 39 possessions against St Kilda.

 

Aaron Sandilands continued his form for Fremantle, consistently and constantly feeding the star-studded midfield.

 

Callum Ward and Andrew Gaff put in solid performances for Greater Western Sydney and West Coast, recording 30 and 33 disposals respectively.

 

Both midfielders made their mark on the scoreboard with a goal each.

 

Forwards

Port Adelaide superstar, Robbie Gray was at his tantalising best despite his side going down to Geelong on Friday night.

 

Gray recorded 27 disposals and slotted two goals, proving he is most dangerous playing off half forward.

 

Lance Franklin continued his charge for the top of the Coleman medal tally kicking four goals in Sydney’s win over North Melbourne.

 

Copping a lot of attention all game from North defender Scott Thompson, Franklin also made sure he played his defensive role laying seven tackles.

 

Fiasco Sports team of the week debutant and South Australian Jimmy Toumpas played one of his best games for Melbourne since being drafted at number four in 2013.

 

Although playing predominantly on the wing, Toumpas would fit well into a half-forward position as he racked up 26 touches and slotted two important goals despite his side going down by two points.

 

 

Chad Wingard kicked four goals from all angles on Friday night, while Travis Cloke also continued his recent form, kicking five goals.

 

Melbourne young gun, Jesse Hogan takes a mark in his side's 2-point loss to St Kilda on Sunday Source: www.zimbio.com

Melbourne young gun, Jesse Hogan takes a mark in his side’s 2-point loss to St Kilda on Sunday
Source: www.zimbio.com

Jesse Hogan has surprised the AFL world this season and this week was no different as he kicked five goals.

 

Interchange

The two West Australian based ruckmen once again make up the partnership in this week’s team as Nic Naitanui was again a force to be reckoned with and also kicked a goal.

 

Playing alongside Bernie Vince, Nathan Jones was also influential racking up 32 touches in a captain’s performance.

 

Scott Pendlebury showed his class yet again and put his name on the Brownlow Medal favourites list with 29 touches and a goal against Greater Western Sydney.

 

Playing against Pendlebury, Dylan Shiel also put in a standout performance for the Giants, racking up 34 touches.

 

Written by Michael Lorenzoni 

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