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Tigers Maul Swans

Richmond 5.6  7.9  8.11 13.13   91 Sydney       0.2  2.7  6.9   8. 14  62 The Richmond Tigers have run out comprehensive 29-point winners over the Sydney Swans at the MCG. Richmond have had the wood over Sydney in Melbourne in recent seasons, derailing their top four aspirations last season and spoiling

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Top 10 Surprise Packages

Every year there’s a few bolters. A few guys who just make you sit up and go ‘whoa, where the heck did HE come from?’. Some of them are shocks, others more expected but nonetheless pleasing to their own fans. 10) Craig Bird (Sydney) Your author hadn’t even heard of

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Grinners and Moaners Rd 6

Grinners West Coast Despite injuries, despite a non-forward line, the Eagles juggernaut just keeps on rolling. North did stand up and put up a fight, but defeating the Eagles in Perth looks to be an impossible task once more. Gold Coast youngsters No Ablett. No Harbrow. No Rischitelli. No Bock.

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Grinners and Moaners – Rd 5

Grinners Richmond I know it’s no consolation, but at this rate the Tigers will certainly play finals, and they’ll surely start winning soon. Sydney With the faltering of Collingwood, the uneasiness at Geelong and the simple points differential they have over Hawthorn, they’ve got to be a top 4 chance,

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Hawks to Sink Swans

Where and When: Aurora Stadium, 1:10pm AEST TV and Radio: Fox Footy (Live)/SEN and ABC774 Odds: Hawthorn $1.33, Sydney $3.45 Hawthorn and Sydney will both receive big boosts to their sides coming into their Sunday clash, with club captains Luke Hodge and Adam Goodes returning to the fray for what

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Swans Starting to Threaten

SYDNEY SWANS:       5.5    9.7    14.9    17.11 (113) NORTH MELBOURNE:    1.3    6.7    7.11    10.17 (77)   Sydney have made a better start to the year than their 2005 premiership season, and their best overall since 1998 with a comfortable win at the SCG against the on-the-rise Kangaroos.

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Contest Crucial for Swans

Sydney and North Melbourne are set to face-off in what will likely be an incredibly tight and tough affair at the SCG today. Both sides’ lead-up form has been exceptional, with Sydney undefeated and the Kangaroos only losing narrowly to another perfect side in Essendon. Last week, the Kangaroos controlled

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Grinners and Moaners

Grinners: Geelong The greatest team of all. GWS Whatever you want to say about the new kids, these guys have ticker. The Giants hadn’t kicked a goal to half-time, but came out and gave it a red-hot crack in the third. Did deservedly well in the second half. Port Adelaide

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Swans to Handle Dockers

The Dockers travel to the SCG today in what looks to be one of the matches of the round. Sydney and Fremantle are not foreign to close encounters, with the last match-up between these teams resulting in an 11-point victory to Fremantle. Fremantle, under new coach Ross Lyon, started their

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BigFooty Bookie – Round 1

Brought to you by So Sheeds you reckon you and your new mob have done a great job building a list and you’re going to “make it an arm wrestle” this week. Well I’d hate to burst your bubble but the TAB doesn’t agree and have you at $21 to win the

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Sydney Set to Burn Suns

Where and When: Saturday, 1pm AEDT Blacktown International Sports Park While both the Swans and the Suns suffered close losses last weekend, it’s the Suns who will be looking more for redemption after being beaten by their little brothers in the first clash of the new clubs. With both sides looking

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Bombers out to break NAB duck

Where and When: Etihad Stadium, Friday 9 March, 6:10 pm It’s set to be a cracker of a game tonight, as Essendon host Sydney at Etihad Stadium. If the match is half as good as their epic encounter in Round 20 last year, when Adam Goodes blazed his way to

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Grinners and Moaners – NAB Cup First Round Second Weekend Edition

Grinners Port Adelaide They should have really knocked off the Blues by more, and only got beaten by the last kick against the Crows. However, it wasn’t just that they looked very good, but it was the manner of victory. Port had two players get donuts in the Carlton game,

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10 Most Underrated AFL Players (Who are really quite good)

Sure, every team has their star. Their B&F challenger, their Brownlow medallist, the player (or players) who draw in their fans. However, there are also a lot of unheralded heroes in the AFL, and here’s a few. 10- Dale Morris (Western Bulldogs) Morris has come through the rookie system and

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NAB Cup Round 1 Review: Overall scrappy, but GWS impressive

It was a typical Sydney day, at least going by this year’s standards. The humidity meant handling the ball was always going to the tough and a real test of the player’s skills. Collingwood went into the game without the usual star-studded line-up  – captain and vice-captain Nick Maxwell and

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Club PWLD%Pts
1 North Melbourne Kangaroos North Melbourne6600124.924
2 Geelong Cats Geelong6510174.720
3 Western Bulldogs Western Bulldogs6420155.816
4 Sydney Swans Sydney5410154.816
5 GWS Giants GWS6420140.816
6 Adelaide Crows Adelaide642012216
7 Hawthorn Hawks Hawthorn642091.816
8 Eagles West Coast5320119.812
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 Collingwood523085.68
14 Richmond Tigers Richmond615074.64
15 Carlton FC Carlton514067.14
16 Brisbane Lions Brisbane514066.74
17 Essendon Bombers Essendon514059.54
18 Fremantle Dockers Fremantle606069.10