10-0 in the first 10 matches morphed into 6-8 over the last 14, and what looked like every chance of back-to-back Grand Finals instead became back-to-back finals losses.
After a first half which could charitably be described as ‘tame’, things exploded into life after the main break.
There’s a fine line between Melbourne losing due to their flaws and Sydney winning because of their strengths.
All year, the question was asked. Who can beat Melbourne?
9-0 in 2022. 16 wins in a row stretching back to late 2021. 31 wins and a draw from their last 36 matches. Melbourne are a juggernaut.
What a whirlwind weekend. There was actually too much happening to fit in one Notebook.
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.
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.