For your Friday arvo reading, a selection of preview threads for the AFL matches in round 16.

Right now: North v Essendon main board gameday thread will be up soon.

Check out this week’s Official BigFooty Podcast, too. Mike, Messy, Seppo and Wook cover all the issues of the week in gory detail.

Friday, July 17
North Melbourne vs. Essendon (ES) (N)

North Board Gameday thread.

Essendon match thread.

Saturday, July 18
Geelong Cats vs. Western Bulldogs (SS)

Geelong board match thread.

Bulldogs board match thread.

Gold Coast SUNS vs. GWS GIANTS (MS)

Gold Coast board thread.

Giants board thread.

Collingwood vs. West Coast Eagles (ES) (T)

Collingwood board thread.

Eagles board thread.

Sydney Swans vs. Hawthorn (ANZ) (N)

Swans board thread.

Hawks board thread.

Fremantle vs. Carlton (PS) (N)

Freo fans talk in the Freo board thread.

Blues fans morosely talk about what you’ll be doing after half time.

Sunday, July 19
Melbourne vs. Brisbane Lions (MCG)

Melbourne board thread.

Lions board thread.

Port Adelaide vs. Adelaide Crows (AO)

Port Adelaide board thread.

Crows board thread.

St Kilda vs. Richmond (ES) (T)

St Kilda board thread.

Richmond board thread.