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    GWS Giants vs. Essendon

    Skoda Stadium
    2012 AFL Premiership Season May 26, 2012
    Essendon won by 66 points
    GWS Giants Essendon
     Goal Behinds Points Goal Behinds Points
    Q1055   3119
    Q22921   8149
    Q341135   13886
    Q471153   1811119

    The GWS Giants unveil their home ground Skoda Stadium as the rampaging Essendon come to town. We’ll have live scores from 7.40pm AEST.

    The Giants registered their first win two weeks ago against Gold Coast, but were smashed by the Brisbane Lions last week.

    Callan Ward and Rhys Palmer were the only two players to notch 20 disposals in the 92-point loss. They remain in 16th place on the ladder.

    Tonight, the Giants get their first run on their main home ground, in what is sure to be a big occasion for the AFL’s newest club.

    The Bombers continue to go from strength to strength, last week disposing of a Richmond side that kept coming.

    Four goals to Paddy Ryder and 30 possessions for captain Jobe Watson helped set up the 19-point win.

    It was the seventh win of the year for the side. With only the one loss, they sit pretty comfortably in third place and have a healthy percentage of 133.

    The Giants have made a host of changes with Tomas Bugg, Curtly Hampton, Dylan Shiel, Devon Smith, Adam Kennedy and the experience Adam Kennedy back in.

    Rhys Palmer is the notable exclusion.

    For Essendon, Dustin Fletcher and Dyson Heppell are out injured, while Leroy Jetta has been suspended.

    Coming into the side is Mark McVeigh, Tayte Pears and Travis Colyer.

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    Quarter 1
    1' GOAL - Patrick Ryder (Essendon)
    4' GOAL - Alwyn Davey (Essendon)
    11' BEHIND - James McDonald (GWS Giants)
    13' BEHIND - Tom Bellchambers (Essendon)
    20' BEHIND - Jacob Townsend (GWS Giants)
    22' BEHIND - Dylan Shiel (GWS Giants)
    23' GOAL - Tom Bellchambers (Essendon)
    26' BEHIND - Taylor Adams (GWS Giants)
    27' BEHIND - Devon Smith (GWS Giants)
    Quarter 2
    1' BEHIND - Rushed (GWS Giants)
    1' BEHIND - Jeremy Cameron (GWS Giants)
    2' GOAL - Michael Hurley (Essendon)
    6' GOAL - Alwyn Davey (Essendon)
    8' GOAL - Stewart Crameri (Essendon)
    15' BEHIND - Devon Smith (GWS Giants)
    16' BEHIND - Dylan Shiel (GWS Giants)
    19' GOAL - Dylan Shiel (GWS Giants)
    24' GOAL - Stewart Crameri (Essendon)
    26' GOAL - Travis Colyer (Essendon)
    28' GOAL - Adam Treloar (GWS Giants)
    Quarter 3
    1' GOAL - Tom Bellchambers (Essendon)
    5' BEHIND - Alwyn Davey (Essendon)
    9' BEHIND - Rushed (Essendon)
    10' BEHIND - Rushed (GWS Giants)
    12' BEHIND - David Zaharakis (Essendon)
    16' BEHIND - Rushed (GWS Giants)
    17' GOAL - Angus Monfries (Essendon)
    18' BEHIND - Rushed (Essendon)
    18' GOAL - Jeremy Cameron (GWS Giants)
    19' GOAL - Stewart Crameri (Essendon)
    23' BEHIND - Rushed (Essendon)
    25' GOAL - Angus Monfries (Essendon)
    26' BEHIND - Alwyn Davey (Essendon)
    28' GOAL - Jake Melksham (Essendon)
    30' GOAL - Jeremy Cameron (GWS Giants)
    31' BEHIND - Rushed (Essendon)
    Quarter 4
    3' GOAL - Jonathan Giles (GWS Giants)
    5' GOAL - Patrick Ryder (Essendon)
    6' GOAL - Alwyn Davey (Essendon)
    12' GOAL - Tom Bellchambers (Essendon)
    13' GOAL - Jobe Watson (Essendon)
    17' GOAL - Jeremy Cameron (GWS Giants)
    18' BEHIND - Travis Colyer (Essendon)
    20' BEHIND - Rushed (Essendon)
    24' GOAL - David Zaharakis (Essendon)
    27' GOAL - James McDonald (GWS Giants)
    28' BEHIND - Samuel Lonergan (Essendon)