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On the Grass – AFL Round 23

Soon… More SOON pics in the thread… HAWTHORN V WEST COAST EAGLES MCG – Fri Aug 31, 7:50pm LIVE CHAT @7:30PM Hawthorn Round 23 Team Selection Round 23 Gameday Thread v West Coast West Coast Eagles Changes Discussion Official Teams WAFL Watch GEELONG CATS V SYDNEY SWANS SS – Sat

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Mark Williams on GWS, Port, Kevin Sheedy and his future

BigFootyNews caught up with Mark Williams to discuss his first season as assistant coach of start-up club GWS. Son of South Australian legend Fos, Williams has become an AFL heavyweight in his own right. Beginning his career at West Adelaide, he moved to Port Adelaide in the SANFL in 1979

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Out, out damn Ratts!

One of the few things I learned in school is that behind all the awesome violence and rooting in Shakespeare, there’s often a Message to be had. The Scottish play, Macbeth, has a particularly easy to comprehend moral: naked ambition, when realised by bloodshed, rarely leads to happiness, indeed, usually

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AFL Teams Round 23

HAWTHORN V WEST COAST EAGLES MCG – Fri Aug 31, 7:50pm Hawthorn B: Brent Guerra, Josh Gibson, Benjamin Stratton HB: Grant Birchall, Ryan Schoenmakers, Shaun Burgoyne C: Jordan Lewis, Sam Mitchell, Isaac Smith HF: Luke Hodge, Lance Franklin, Cyril Rioli F: Luke Breust, Jarryd Roughead, Paul Puopolo Foll: David Hale,

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Weekly Punt: Last Round and Still Plenty of Value

The Weekly Punt may be the best kept secret in the AFL as it continues increasing its stake and doing a far better job of predicting margins. It has now beaten the market eight times in the last nine weeks and this week should be no different. If the trend continues it

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Lions itching to go 3 in a row

Brisbane Lions v Western Bulldogs WHERE AND WHEN: The Gabba, Sunday September 2, 4.40pm LAST TIME: Brisbane Lions 18.6 (114) d Western Bulldogs 7.14 (56), round 13, 2012, at Etihad Stadium The final game of the home and away season is a battle of the lesser lights, but one that

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Tigers set to Power to the finish line

Richmond v Port Adelaide MCG – September 2 2012 – 3:15PM Richmond and Port Adelaide will take to the plains of the MCG this Sunday as the two teams officially end their 2012 campaign. As both teams are well and truly out of finals contention, pride and development for the

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Jobs on the line in the 2012 ‘if only’ Cup

Carlton vs St Kilda Sunday, 2nd September Etihad Stadium, 1:10pm Carlton and St Kilda’s 2012 seasons have both been reduced to a battle for ninth with Richmond in a match which may be Brett Ratten’s last as Blues coach. The Blues put themselves in the running to clinch a top

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Pies to pass damaged Dons

Essendon v Collingwood WHERE AND WHEN: MCG, Saturday September 1, 7.40pm Collingwood have a top 4 chance on the line when the meet their old rivals Essendon who have all but stopped. This game is the most influential game of the round, its outcome will determine who makes wheather or not

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Dockers and Demons to crunch the numbers

Fremantle vs Melbourne Saturday, 1st September Patersons Stadium, 7:40pm Fremantle’s coaches will have their calculators out as part of their pre-game warm up as the Dockers will be in the unique position of knowing exactly how much they will have to win by to possibly claim a home final. While

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North need Giant win for September

GWS Giants vs North Melbourne WHERE AND WHEN: Skoda Stadium, Saturday, 4:40pm LAST TIME: Round 2, 2012: NM 28.15 – 183 def GWS 8.6 – 54 The Greater Western Sydney Giants are firmly anchored at the bottom of the ladder and near impossibilities to not ‘win’ the wooden spoon in

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Crows to Scorch Suns

Adelaide vs Gold Coast WHERE AND WHEN: AAMI Stadium, Saturday September 1, 1.40pm Adelaide can not afford to slip up when they face the Gold Coast on Saturday, if they do they will lose their chance at a home final. The equation is pretty simple for the Crows, if they win and

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Cats and Swans too close to call

Geelong vs Sydney WHERE AND WHEN: Simonds Stadium, Saturday September 1, 1.45pm TV & RADIO: Fox Footy (live), Channel 7 3pm – ABC 774, 3aw, Triple M BETTING: Geelong $1.71, Sydney $2.32 WEATHER: Min 6, Max 14 – Cloudy. Scattered showers, easing later in the afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly

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Feathers to fly for home final rights

Hawthorn vs West Coast Friday, 31st August 7:50pm, MCG Live Chat Friday night on the BigFooty AFL Board Another Friday night thriller looms as the Hawks hope to clinch the minor premiership and the Eagles look to cement a top four finish. This battle of the birds sees two sides

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Beware of Greeks bearing gifts

Strange things are afoot at the Circle K. According to Michaelangelo Rucci – I know – the AFL is set to purchase the licenses for the Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide Power from the SANFL. While a formal announcement has yet to be made, I think this will indeed come

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Seagulls shock Cats – VFL Wrap Round 22

BigFooty News runs a quick weekly wrap-up of the Victorian Football League. The VFL was formed as the VFA in 1877 and was renamed the former in 1995. It took on its current status in 2000, as the reserves league to the Victorian AFL clubs, as well as mantaining its

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4 reasons Geelong should win the flag from outside the four

2012 is shaping as one of the most even and exciting premiership races in modern history. No one could doubt the current top five in Sydney, Hawthorn, Adelaide, Collingwood and West Coast all have legitimate claims to this year’s prize.  And of course history would suggest that they’re right….all have

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Cats take points but Dogs fight hard

    GEELONG    3.2    8.4    10.8    16.11 (107) WESTERN BULLDOGS    1.0    3.3    7.5    11.7 (73)   Geelong has done enough without over-exterting themselves to defeat the Western Bulldogs by 34 points on Sunday.   In the first of a two game run at their fortress (Kardinia Park to most, but

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Lewis gets off and Dees duo get reprimand – Match Review Panel Report Round 22

Hawthorn hardman Jordan Lewis doesn’t have a case to answer after being cleared by the AFL’s Match Review Panel for a heavy tackle on Sydney Swan Luke Parker during the first quarter of the Hawks seven-point win at the SCG on Saturday Afternoon. The Match Review Panel declared that the

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Freo Secure Finals Birth

NORTH MELBOURNE       1.2    5.4    8.7     12.7     (79) FREMANTLE                       3.5    6.7   1.10   20.12   (132)           Fremantle have assured their spot in the top 8 after ending North Melbourne’s hot streak with a 53 point win.

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Leave Izzy Alone!

Israel Folau has become the AFL’s latest whipping boy after a shocking couple of games. We all know this. The media from both the AFL and the NRL, as well as ex-players have all lined up to kick him while he’s down. This article comes after a war of words

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Crows spoil Green’s farewell

MELBOURNE  3.4    5.7    8.10    11.15 (81) ADELAIDE      5.3    10.8   20.12  22.18 (150) Adelaide have ruined retiring Melbourne club champion Brad Green’s final match with a 69-point win over the Demons at the MCG. Despite being challenged early Adelaide proved to be skillful and mature for their opponents, bringing bone crunching-intensity

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Dons done by rampant Tigers

RICHMOND    5.5     8.11    12.16  13.24 (102) ESSENDON    3.2     4.6     7.9               8.9 (57) Richmond has put the final nail in the coffin that once was Essendon’s finals aspirations, overwhelming them to win by 45 points at the MCG. It was nothing more than a high-quality, dominant and

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There’s Something About Mary

Essendon are shit. I know this is a family website and all, but let’s be frank here. The Bombers aren’t worth the steam off a drunken donkey’s piss. Richmond – RICHMOND! – showed us that last night. Just like every other team in the second half of the season has.

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Suns shine, Ratten feels Blues

GOLD COAST   6.1  11.3  12.7     15.8    (98) CARLTON          2.3   4.7    9.13   11.20   (86) Gold Coast has pulled off a miraculous upset, all but ending Carlton’s finals hopes by 12 points at Metricon Stadium. The Suns displayed maturity beyond their years right from the start as Brett Ratten could only watch

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West Coast destroy ‘bottom-four’ Pies

WEST COAST        2.4     6.8    11.12    15.17 (107) COLLINGWOOD     4.4    4.9     6.9       8.10 (58) The stats don’t lie. Collingwood played like a bottom-four side on Saturday night as they went down to West Coast by 49 points. The Magpies only managed 33 inside 50s, less than half that Carlton

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Hawks get up in classic

SYDNEY SWANS 4.3 8.5 10.7 14.11 (95) HAWTHORN 0.1 7.6 10.11 15.12 (102) Saturday afternoon had the SCG hosting the match of the round this week, as the footy world had the rare privilege of witnessing a first versus second clash on the eve of the finals. With both sides

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Brave Lions conquer Power

PORT ADELAIDE   5.2   8.3    14.8   14.9 (93) BRISBANE LIONS  5.3   10.6  12.7   16.8 (104) Brisbane has continued to finish its season strongly, accounting for a disappointing Port Adelaide by 11 points at AAMI Stadium. The Lions handled the wet conditions much better than Port, who fell in a heap from

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Divine Saints topple Giants

St Kilda                                 7.2  17.6  19.7   25.13 (163) Greater Western Sydney      2.1  2.3    3.5      5.5 (35) St. Kilda has scored a commanding 128 points over Greater Western Sydney at Etihad Stadium. St. Kilda at times looked like the Harlem Globetrotters as they employed precision skills to slice

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On the Grass – AFL Round 22

Don’t forget, Friday night live footy chat on the main board. Richmond v Essendon MCG – Fri Aug 24, 7:50pm Richmond Condolences to the Neagle Family and Essendon supporters , on the tragic passing of past Champion Merv, from all BF Richmond members. Weeklys Preview v Bombers Gameday v Bombers Autopsy

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Club PWLD%Pts
1 Sydney Swans Sydney221750142.968
2 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn221750140.868
3 Geelong Cats Geelong221750113.868
4 Fremantle Dockers Fremantle221660130.464
5 Port Adelaide Power Port Adelaide221480129.956
6 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne22148011756
7 Essendon Bombers Essendon221291106.350
8 Richmond Tigers Richmond2212100105.848
9 Eagles West Coast2211110116.944
10 Adelaide Crows Adelaide2211110114.144
11 Collingwood Magpies Collingwood221111094.144
12 Gold Coast Suns Gold Coast221012093.740
13 Carlton FC Carlton22714189.830
14 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs2271508228
15 Brisbane Lions Brisbane22715069.328
16 GWS Giants GWS22616076.724
17 Melbourne Demons Melbourne22418068.416
18 St. Kilda Saints St. Kilda22418060.816