We’ve made it – we’re finally at the end of the bye rounds.
For a round with only seven games, there was plenty packed into it.
A month into the season feels like enough time for some trends to be established.
Round 1 had some surprising results, standout performances, and arguably confirmation the league is indeed trending towards a more offensive-based product.
While everyone is making ladder predictions, I’m taking the easy way out and grouping teams into tiers.
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.
There’s an undoubted positive for the Western Bulldogs in acquiring Rory Lobb.
Liam Jones has returned to the club where his AFL career started.
It’s hard to shake the feeling that the Western Bulldogs’ 2022 was a case of the whole being less than their individual parts.