AFL

Greater Western Sydney
9.13.67
Collingwood
11.9.75
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Match Tracker

Greater Western Sydney
Collingwood
Q1
3.4.22
2.3.15

    Greater Western Sydney Events

  • 1 mins - Behind, D.Shiel
  • 6 mins - Goal, M.Whiley
  • 10 mins - Behind, J.Kelly
  • 14 mins - Goal, T.Bugg
  • 16 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 18 mins - Behind, W.Hoskin-Elliott
  • 19 mins - Goal, D.Smith

    Greater Western Sydney and Collingwood Events

  • 12 mins - Behind, M.Williams
  • 13 mins - Behind, A.Fasolo
  • 21 mins - Goal, T.Broomhead
  • 25 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 28 mins - Goal, J.White
Q2
6.6.42
5.5.35

    Greater Western Sydney Events

  • 5 mins - Behind, J.Kelly
  • 6 mins - Goal, T.Boyd
  • 9 mins - Goal, J.Hunt
  • 11 mins - Behind, D.Smith
  • 17 mins - Goal, D.Smith

    Greater Western Sydney and Collingwood Events

  • 15 mins - Goal, J.White
  • 20 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 26 mins - Behind, J.Thomas
  • 29 mins - Goal, T.Broomhead
  • 30 mins - Goal, J.Blair
Q3
8.11.59
7.7.49

    Greater Western Sydney Events

  • 6 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 18 mins - Goal, T.Greene
  • 21 mins - Goal, R.Palmer
  • 24 mins - Behind, R.Palmer
  • 28 mins - Behind, J.Hunt
  • 29 mins - Behind, T.Greene
  • 34 mins - Behind, W.Hoskin-Elliott

    Greater Western Sydney and Collingwood Events

  • 5 mins - Behind, A.Fasolo
  • 9 mins - Goal, J.Thomas
  • 14 mins - Behind, T.Broomhead
  • 26 mins - Goal, M.Williams
Q4
9.13.67
11.9.75

    Greater Western Sydney Events

  • 5 mins - Behind, J.Stewart
  • 16 mins - Behind, J.Stewart
  • 17 mins - Goal, W.Hoskin-Elliott

    Greater Western Sydney and Collingwood Events

  • 1 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 3 mins - Goal, J.Thomas
  • 9 mins - Rushed Behind
  • 19 mins - Goal, B.Sinclair
  • 23 mins - Goal, J.Thomas
  • 30 mins - Goal, S.Sidebottom

Scorers

Greater Western Sydney
Collingwood
Goal Scorers Greater Western Sydney Collingwood
Goals and Behinds Smith (2.1), Hoskin-Elliott (1.2), Greene (1.1), Hunt (1.1), Palmer (1.1), Boyd (1.0), Bugg (1.0), Whiley (1.0), Kelly (0.2), Stewart (0.2), Shiel (0.1) Thomas (3.1), Broomhead (2.1), White (2.0), Williams (1.1), Blair (1.0), Sidebottom (1.0), Sinclair (1.0), Fasolo (0.2)

Team Statistics

Greater Western Sydney
Collingwood

Statistics

Greater Western Sydney Collingwood
Goals 9 11
Behinds 13 9
Scoring shots 24 22
Goals/scoring shots 38 50
Disposals 377 323
Greater Western SydneyGoal Scorers
Players D K M H CP T FF FA HO CL
T.Boyd 3 1 1 2 1 4 0 0 2 0
T.Bugg 21 11 4 10 5 9 1 0 0 2
M.Buntine 15 6 5 9 6 1 1 0 0 1
S.Frost 11 5 2 6 5 0 0 0 1 0
T.Golds 11 7 4 4 3 1 1 0 0 1
T.Greene 42 30 7 12 16 5 3 0 0 5
W.Hoskin-Elliott 14 11 3 3 8 5 3 3 0 0
J.Hunt 13 6 4 7 8 3 0 0 0 1
J.Kelly 28 17 6 11 13 6 0 0 0 4
A.Kennedy 18 6 2 12 6 1 0 0 0 0
S.Mumford 15 5 1 10 10 9 1 3 46 6
J.O'Rourke 5 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 1
R.Palmer 22 9 1 13 14 2 1 1 1 6
L.Plowman 16 12 5 4 7 8 2 1 0 1
H.Shaw 15 12 3 3 5 1 0 0 0 0
D.Shiel 22 9 3 13 9 7 0 0 0 3
D.Smith 24 10 0 14 9 8 2 2 0 3
J.Stewart 10 7 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 0
A.Tomlinson 14 12 4 2 5 2 1 1 0 1
A.Treloar 27 12 2 15 16 5 1 0 0 8
M.Whiley 17 9 3 8 8 9 2 0 0 4
N.Wilson 14 9 7 5 2 2 0 2 0 1
CollingwoodGoal Scorers
Players D K M H CP T FF FA HO CL
T.Armstrong 19 13 3 6 6 3 0 2 0 1
L.Ball 20 12 5 8 8 1 1 0 0 4
J.Blair 20 9 1 11 15 9 2 0 0 2
T.Broomhead 23 14 5 9 10 3 0 1 0 1
S.Dwyer 18 9 5 9 8 3 0 0 0 3
A.Fasolo 10 5 2 5 1 5 0 1 0 0
J.Frost 5 4 1 1 5 1 3 1 0 0
T.Goldsack 9 5 4 4 6 3 1 0 0 0
B.Grundy 11 6 1 5 6 1 2 2 23 2
L.Keeffe 11 9 3 2 4 2 0 1 0 0
T.Langdon 14 8 3 6 6 3 0 1 0 0
B.Macaffer 2 1 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 0
S.Pendlebury 28 14 2 14 16 8 3 0 0 9
J.Ramsay 12 8 2 4 3 4 0 2 0 3
S.Sidebottom 20 11 3 9 8 8 1 1 0 4
B.Sinclair 16 8 3 8 8 3 0 0 0 1
D.Swan 15 7 0 8 7 1 0 1 0 1
J.Thomas 29 15 4 14 10 8 0 1 0 3
J.White 8 3 2 5 5 2 0 1 0 0
M.Williams 20 14 4 6 8 6 2 1 0 3
J.Witts 11 5 2 6 8 1 1 0 20 2
C.Young 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0

Match Details

Greater Western Sydney
Collingwood
START TIME
4:40PM
WEATHER
Light Rain. Partly Sunny. Cool
VENUE
Spotless Stadium
Umpires
Leigh Fisher, Brendan Hosking, Chris Donlon

Whiff of September keeps Pies finals hopes alive

COLLINGWOOD 2.3 5.5 7.7 11.9 (75) GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY 3.4 6.6 8.11 9.13 (67)
GOALS Collingwood: Thomas 3, White 2, Broomhead 2, Sinclair, Blair, Williams, Sidebottom. Greater Western Sydney: Smith 2, Hunt, Whiley, Palmer, Boyd, Bugg, Greene, Hoskin-Elliott.
BEST Collingwood: Pendlebury, Thomas, Broomhead, Williams, Ball. GWS: Greene, Mumford, Kelly, Bugg, Smith
UMPIRES Donlon, Hosking, Fisher.
CROWD 10,851 at Spotless Stadium.

Leon Cameron said during the week Collingwood were at their best with their backs to the wall, and he was proven right on Saturday night.

With one of their most undermanned sides of recent years, the Magpies produced one of the most remarkable victories of the season to keep their faint finals hopes alive for one more week.

Believe it or not, the Magpies are in the eight and still have a pulse, on a night where their injury problems reached crisis point.

Already without 10 of their best 22, the Magpies lost Clinton Young, Dane Swan and Brent Macaffer, most probably all to season-ending injuries, but won a match they had no right to win.

In a battle between two sides depleted by injury, it seemed the club with nothing to play for would prevail over the side playing for a September berth.

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It may all yet prove to be for naught for the Pies but at the very least their unheralded youngsters showed their supporters the future is still bright despite the doom which had descended upon the club in recent weeks.

The Magpies did not find the lead until 22 minutes into the final term but once they hit the front they were determined to stay there.

While they were ably led by Scott Pendlebury and Luke Ball, it was Josh Thomas, with three goals, Tim Broomhead and Marley Williams who answered their club's call.

For the Giants, this was a lost opportunity - a game they should have won but found a way to lose.

They controlled the game for much of the night and led by as much as 21 points in the second term.

At one stage, the inexperienced Magpies defence, through a lack of know how more than any lack of effort, could not find a way out of their back half.

Inevitably, the Giants conjured a goal, through Tom Boyd, who marked strongly on the lead. They were gifted another minutes later when Jarrod Witts and Tyson Goldsack  spoilt each other deep in defence, allowing Josh Hunt an uncontested crumb.

The Magpies now had every reason to roll over. They lost Clint Young to a hamstring strain and Dane Swan later in the quarter but, against the flow, jagged two goals in the last two minutes before half time to bridge the gap to seven points.

The Pies were  down to just one fit man on the bench a minute into the third quarter when Brent Macaffer's right knee buckled but, defying logic, then enjoyed their best period of the match.

For about 15 minutes, the Magpies asked some tough questions of the Giants defence but, with Travis Cloke and Ben Reid missing, produced just one goal for their dominance.

But the Giants' ability to hang tough for longer has been one of the reasons why they are no longer considered the easybeats of the competition.

Their perseverance was rewarded with back-to-back goals entering time on to the impressive Toby Greene, the game's best on-baller, and Rhys Palmer.

Logic said the Giants would now kick away but the whiff of September, however faint, proved intoxicating for the Magpies, who kicked the last goal of the third and the first one of the last term to pull within three points.

After hitting the wood work twice, the Giants appeared to have the game iced when Will Hoskin-Elliott scored a goal from 50 but it was not the case.

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