Fergus Greene’s brilliant start to the VFL season continued at the wekend.
The former Sandhurst and Bendigo Pioneers forward kicked five goals for Footscray in the Dogs’ 51-point win over Werribee.
Greene kicked 5.1 from 10 possessions and six marks and was named the Dogs’ fifth best player.
The five-goal haul came one week after he kicked three goals on debut in round one.
Greene was drafted by the Western Bulldogs with selection 70 in last year’s AFL national draft.
Former Bendigo Pioneers, South Bendigo and Kangaroo Flat midfielder Ryley Barrack was named second best for Werribee against Footscray after he collected 21 possesions and laid six tackles.
Sandhurst premiership player Lachlan Tardrew was named Collingwood’s best player in the Magpies’ 81-point loss to Essendon on Sunday.
Tardrew had eight kicks, 18 handballs and six tackles in the heavy defeat.
Tardrew was also in the Pies’ best players in the round one win over Coburg.
Former Bendigo Pioneers midfielder Kobe Mutch was second best for Essendon.
Mutch, who was selected by the Bombers with pick 42 in last year’s AFL national draft, had 18 kicks and seven handballs in his second game at VFL level.
Meanwhile, Scott Selwood made his return to the Geelong VFL side in the Cats’ 52-point loss to Port Melbourne.
Selwood, who has been hampered by injury in his time at Geelong, picked up 11 kicks and nine handballs and laid six tackles.