Category Archives: AFL

>AFL Power Rankings: Round 13 (or homeward bound)

> It’s all downhill from here… The big game brought a big comeback and a threw the whole Premiership race open… well open for two teams at least. At least this weekend we get back to 8 games. The split … Continue reading

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>AFL Power Rankings: Round 12 (or let’s sort out some chaff)

> With half the season over, it’s time to sort through the 16 teams and see who’s where. By my reckoning five teams should feel pretty sure they’ll play in the finals, three that look safeish – mostly because of … Continue reading

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>AFL Power Ranking: Round 11 (or almost half way through; still none the wiser)

> I think it’s pretty clear that Geelong will play in the Grand Final. But who is most likely to be their opponent? Who will make the finals? Back after Round 2 I wrote that Melbourne, Adelaide, North,  Richmond, West … Continue reading

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>AFL Power Rankings: Round 10 (or, where’s my farewell game?)

>This week will see the last game to be played by the Crows’ Tyson Edwards. One of those players that every supporter would like to have in their side: honest and good week in week out. Will he make the … Continue reading

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>AFL Power Rankings: Round 9 (or, the Crows won! Quick what are the words to the theme song??)

> Have to say I missed a lot of the matches played this round – it was one of those weeks were to be honest there weren’t a lot of matches that captured my interest, and it was also one … Continue reading

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>AFL Power Rankings: Round 8 (or reality checks and balances)

> So last week Adelaide wins a game by playing well in one quarter; critics said they’d need to put in a four quarter effort if they wanted to win again. In an attempt to disprove that cliché, the Crows … Continue reading

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>AFL Power Rankings: Round 6 (or some teams can already start thinking about 2011)

> Prior to the start of the year, the Crows and Hawthorn were seen by many judges to be the teams to watch – the Hawks had had an injury plagued 2009, and looked to be ready to get back … Continue reading

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>AFL Power Ranking Round 5 (or handball at your own peril)

> I noticed this week that foxsports.com.au has started doing power rankings as well. Ah well, bugger ‘em. If all the matches of this week highlighted one thing, it was that sides will lose matches through dumb handballs – handballs … Continue reading

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>AFL Power Rankings: Round 4 (or at least my baseball team is winning)

> As a Crows supporter, I have to say being an AFL fan is not fun at the moment. My side can’t kick, tackle, handpass or win the contested footy. Other than that, they’re doing well. It’s pretty dire and … Continue reading

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>AFL Power Rankings: Round 3 (or I give up caring)

> There is nothing worse than seeing your side play terrible footy, especially when you have a nagging thought in your head that they are not going to play any better: so it is for Crows’ fans this week – … Continue reading

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