Sunday’s (14/06/2015) first AFL 2015 Round 11 match is between Collingwood Magpies and Greater Western Sydney Giants. The opening bounce is set to commence at 13:10 local time with the game to be played at MCG. The home team Collingwood Magpies are the favourites for the match. View our preview and teams for the game between Collingwood Magpies and Greater Western Sydney Giants.
When: 13:10 | Sunday 14/06/2015
Tip: Greater Western Sydney Giants at $2.30
Value Tip: First Goalscorer: Fasolo, Alex at $16.00
B: T.Langdon, N.Brown, M.Williams
HB: A.Toovey, J.Frost, T.Goldsack
C: A.Oxley, D.Swan, S.Sidebottom
HF: J.Elliott, J.White, J.De Goey
F: A.Fasolo, T.Cloke, J.Blair
Foll: B.Grundy, J.Crisp, S.Pendlebury
Inter (from): B.Kennedy, T.Adams, T.Varcoe, J.Witts, B.Maynard, T.Broomhead, P.Seedsman
In: T.Adams, J.Witts, B.Maynard
New: Brayden Maynard (Sandringham U18)
B: H.Shaw, J.Patfull, M.Buntine
HB: T.Bugg, P.Davis, N.Haynes
C: T.Greene, C.Ward, T.Scully
HF: R.Griffen, C.McCarthy, D.Smith
F: W.Hoskin-Elliott, J.Cameron, L.Whitfield
Foll: S.Mumford, A.Treloar, S.Coniglio
Inter (from): A.Corr, A.Phillips, J.Stewart, Z.Williams, N.Wilson, J.Kelly, D.Shiel
In: A.Phillips, Z.Williams, N.Haynes
Travis Cloke had a day to remember, booting seven goals without a miss as Collingwood extended their unbeaten streak against Melbourne to 11 matches with a 25-point victory in a Queens’s Birthday AFL classic at the MCG.
The Demons challenged repeatedly throughout the second and third quarters on Monday but could not find a way past Collingwood in the final term as the Magpies won 17.8 (110) to 13.7 (85).
Cloke’s personal haul of seven goals equalled his career-best tally set two years ago against Richmond.
He was a clear winner of the inaugural Neale Daniher Trophy for the player judged best afield in the annual marquee clash between the two clubs.
Former Demons coach Daniher, who is fighting a much-publicised battle against motor neurone disease, was on hand to present the trophy.
The victory saw the Magpies move back into the top four with a 7-3 win-loss record, while the Demons slipped to 3-7.
Cloke put on a masterclass in an opening quarter dominated by Collingwood.
Matched against Melbourne’s best defender Tom McDonald, Cloke had accumulated six marks – four of them contested – six kicks, two tackles and four goals without a miss by quarter-time.
The Magpies led by 30 points in time-on in the opening term, only for the Demons to turn the match on its head, with six straight goals, including two in a row to speedster Jeff Garlett.
The match ebbed and flowed from then on.
One of the biggest moments came midway through the third term when the much-maligned Jack Watts – who made his oft-recalled debut in the corresponding fixture six years ago – goaled after winning a free kick for holding the ball against Travis Varcoe.
But once again,Collingwood steadied with the last two goals of the term – including Cloke’s sixth of the day seconds before the three-quarter time siren.
After three high-scoring and free-flowing quarters, the last was more of a slog, with Collingwood booting the only two goals through Jamie Elliott and Cloke.
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