There are only two and a half games between fourth and 15th on the ladder, with eight rounds remaining. It makes nearly every game, every week, high stakes for at least one of the teams involved and it was no different over the weekend. Today’s Notebook covers three topics: the limits of Gold Coast’s ball … Continue reading From The Notebook, Round 16: The limits of Gold Coast’s ball use, pros and cons of Essendon’s shell, Expected Score leaders
We’ve made it – we’re finally at the end of the bye rounds.
A month into the season feels like enough time for some trends to be established.
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Fortnightly Focus, a post dedicated to highlighting individual players.
While everyone is making ladder predictions, I’m taking the easy way out and grouping teams into tiers.
Today’s topics: Fremantle’s marking forwards, Port Adelaide’s disconnect, taking time to learn about Essendon and the improvement of GWS and Adelaide.
Welcome to the second annual AFL continuity rankings; figuring out which teams carry over the most (and least) minutes from their 2022 side into 2023.
The move by Brad Scott here may be to fill a gap in a preferred three-tall forward setup.
The first player signing of the Brad Scott era is Will Setterfield, crossing from Carlton for a fourth-round pick shuffle.