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Trade Period Week 2 Wrap: Free agency done, chaos to come

Free agency is over and the final week of the trade period looms large as another busy week has finished up. It started predictably slow, but finished with a flurry as a host of players – some expected, some not so much so, found new homes. There was a lot

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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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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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Dees Fell Giants

GWS GIANTS 2.2 4.4 4.5 9.5 (59) MELBOURNE 3.4 6.10 9.13 11.18 (84) Melbourne has won its fourth game of the season, beating the GWS Giants by 25 points in a scrappy clash at Manuka Oval. With allegations of tanking hanging over their heads, the Demons attempted some misplaced champagne

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Saints Marching But Riewoldt Aching

ST KILDA             4.2    5.5    12.11    16.11 (107) MELBOURNE      0.3    2.7    4.9        12.10 (82) St Kilda has recorded a comfortable 25-point victory in a scrappy affair at the MCG to keep its slim finals hopes alive, but it has come at a cost with captain and leading goalkicker Nick Riewoldt injured

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Dees praying for miracle against Saints

St. Kilda v Melbourne MCG – 1:45PM – Saturday 11 August St. Kilda will be looking to keep their faint glimpses of finals football alive when they come up against Melbourne this Saturday at the MCG. The Saints sit precariously two wins outside the eight with only four games left

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Dees prevail through Hell

Melbourne 6.6  10.7  13.8  16.12 (108) Gold Coast 0.2  4.5  5.9  9.12 (66) Melbourne has recorded just its third win for the year with a well earned 42 point victory against the Gold Coast Suns at the MCG. Despite the Suns possessing two of the best three players on the

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Demons’ Hellish Week has a Golden upside

Melbourne Vs Gold Coast MCG Sunday, 5th August, 1.10pm This week Melbourne have been brandished “almost irrelevant” by Paul Roos and accused of tanking by former player Brock McLean, and will have even more to lose if they don’t get over 17th placed Gold Coast. McLean opened a can of

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Port power home against Dees

MELBOURNE         5.0    5.1     7.5     8.8 (56) PORT ADELAIDE  2.5   5.10   8.10   12.12 (84)    Port Adelaide has claimed their fifth win of the season in an uninspiring clash with Melbourne at Darwin. The Demons were disgraceful in the final three quarters, as Port Adelaide

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Shootout looms in neutral Territory

Where and When: TIO Stadium – Saturday 21 July, 7.40pm In what has turned into a blockbuster round for finals-bound teams, the heat will be on in Darwin as a goal-fest looms between Melbourne and Port Adelaide. While the clash between the 15th and 16th placed teams may not look

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Fremantle Eye Final Push

Melbourne Demons v Fremantle Dockers Etihad Stadium – 1:45PM – Saturday 14 July Fremantle will look to further it’s finals credentials when they travel to Etihad Stadium to take on Melbourne. The Dockers need to win to keep up with the group of teams now on eight wins heading towards

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Tigers Must Avoid Danger Ahead.

Richmond’s recent history suggests that when in contention for a finals spot, they always seemed to find a way to drop games they should win. They haven’t made finals since 2001 and games like Saturday’s massive clash with the Demons beckons as a contest that they must start well or

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The Win Neeld Needed: Dees Stun Dons

Essendon 1.5 2.9 5.13 6.16 (52) Melbourne 1.2 4.3 5.5 8.10 (58) It took ten weeks but one positional change was the key in Melbourne’s stirring and resilient win over an inaccurate Essendon at the MCG on Saturday night. Demons key defender Colin Garland, despite being originally recruited as a forward,

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BigFooty Talks: The Melbourne FC Question

Is it on the field only? Is it deep inside the club hierarchy? Is it a lack of quality leaders in the playing group? Good drafting, poor development? BigFooty luminaries grapple with the question: “Melbourne Football Club. What the… ???”

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Watts in store for Sydney?

Sydney take on Melbourne WHERE AND WHEN: SCG, Saturday May 19, 4.40pm LAST TIME: Sydney Swans 11.18 (84) drew with Melbourne 11.18 (84), round one, 2011 at the MCG The Sydney Swans will attempt to rectify their recent form slump when the host the winless Melbourne Demons at the SCG this Saturday.

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Bulldogs Bite Back

MELBOURNE                   1.5   3.8     7.10     9.13   (67) WESTERN BULLDOGS     3.2   6.5    10.7   13.10   (88)   The Western Bulldogs have claimed their first win for 2012, accounting for Melbourne in a fiery contest by 21 points at the

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From Bad to Worse for Neeld

Things go from bad to worse at the Neeld Easter Egg hunt
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Vale Jim Stynes

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Soaring like the Eagles

West Coast in 2011 were truly remarkable. Is there any other way to put it? There has been a remarkable amount of writing on what they were able to achieve, but it still seems almost beyond belief. For the competition’s cellar-dwellers to, only one year after taking possession of the

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Club PWLD%Pts
1 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne6600124.924
2 Geelong Cats Geelong6510174.720
3 Sydney Swans Sydney651014420
4 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs6420155.816
5 GWS Giants GWS6420140.816
6 Eagles West Coast6420130.416
7 Adelaide Crows Adelaide642012216
8 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn642091.816
9 Melbourne Demons Melbourne6330102.212
10 Gold Coast Suns Gold Coast63309512
11 Port Adelaide Power Port Adelaide633089.712
12 St. Kilda Saints St. Kilda624088.58
13 Collingwood Magpies Collingwood624078.78
14 Carlton FC Carlton624073.58
15 Richmond Tigers Richmond615074.64
16 Brisbane Lions Brisbane615070.84
17 Essendon Bombers Essendon6150624
18 Fremantle Dockers Fremantle606069.10