For most of trade period, this post sat partially finished, looking like a choose your own adventure book.
By picking up Josh Corbett for a future fourth round pick, the Dockers have what basically amounts to a free swing.
The long awaited step up came from Fremantle in 2022.
It was fitting to see a hectic week of finals end with a wild comeback that felt improbable at stages and then inevitable by the end.
Every so often over the course of a season, it gets to the point where I have a bunch of stats and trends which don’t fit into a piece.
Today’s Notebook touches on the possession game in Fremantle v Sydney, Richmond’s stoppage defence, and finishes with quick hits on Melbourne, Hawthorn, and Gold Coast.