Nine rounds down, and already Melbourne have a two-game break inside the top two.
In (trying to) analyse games, a part I always enjoy is watching key passages of play twice.
Why sort teams into tiers and not a ladder like normal people? Well, two reasons...
This is either going to end up being fun or embarrassing.
At this time of the year, with season previews popping up left, right and centre, there tends to be a few trusty cliches involved.
For a while I’ve been trying to figure out how to create as many impartial, simple-to-understand tools when attempting to analyse an AFL list. Things that you can look at and instantly glean unbiased knowledge from.
Three weeks ago the Western Bulldogs were in trouble. Big trouble. A midfield, supposed to be their edge over the competition, was falling apart and much of their hard work earlier in the season had been squandered.