6Port Adelaide40161006136613042W104.75
7Brisbane Lions3816916149912455W120.4
8GWS Giants3616907142413111W108.62
11Western Bulldogs3216808147112811L114.83
12Gold Coast3216808138313131L105.33
14St Kilda24166010116712531W93.14
16West Coast12163013107715596L69.08
17North Melbourne8162014113117121W66.06

AFL Round 17 2024: Highlights and Key Moments

Brisbane Lions vs. West Coast Eagles

Brisbane Lions hosted West Coast Eagles at the Gabba and delivered a commanding performance, securing a 47-point victory. The final score was 18.13 (121) to 11.8 (74). Brisbane’s key players, including Lachie Neale and Joe Daniher, were instrumental in maintaining their strong position on the ladder. Neale’s midfield dominance and Daniher’s accuracy in front of goal were critical in overcoming the Eagles, who struggled to keep pace throughout the game​.

Western Bulldogs vs. GWS Giants

The Western Bulldogs pulled off an upset victory over the GWS Giants at Giants Stadium, winning by 27 points. Despite poor accuracy, kicking 7.21, the Bulldogs managed to secure the win with key contributions from Marcus Bontempelli and Aaron Naughton. The Giants’ Jesse Hogan, playing his 200th game, was a standout with three goals, but it wasn’t enough to prevent GWS from slipping down the ladder​.

Collingwood Magpies vs. Essendon Bombers

In a blockbuster Friday night clash at the MCG, Collingwood faced Essendon and emerged victorious by 12 points. Collingwood’s Nick Daicos had a standout performance, finishing with 29 disposals and two crucial goals. Jamie Elliott also contributed significantly with four goals, helping the Magpies to a 13.11 (89) to 11.11 (77) win. This victory solidifies Collingwood’s position at the top of the ladder, while Essendon continues to fight for a finals spot​​.

Richmond Tigers vs. Sydney Swans

Richmond triumphed over Sydney Swans at the MCG in a match that marked the potential final appearance of Lance Franklin at the iconic ground. The Tigers’ balanced attack and solid defense helped them secure a crucial win. Key contributions came from Dustin Martin and Tom Lynch, ensuring Richmond remains in contention for the finals​.

Adelaide Crows vs. Carlton Blues

Adelaide Crows hosted Carlton Blues and dominated the match from start to finish. Taylor Walker was instrumental in Adelaide’s forward line, leading the team to a comfortable victory. The Crows’ midfield controlled the game, providing numerous scoring opportunities and maintaining pressure on the Blues, who struggled to respond​.

Port Adelaide Power vs. Gold Coast Suns

Port Adelaide Power faced off against Gold Coast Suns at Adelaide Oval and secured a narrow victory. The match was closely contested, but Port Adelaide managed to edge out the Suns thanks to strong performances from Ollie Wines and Zak Butters. This win is vital for Port Adelaide as they push for a top-four finish.

St Kilda Saints vs. Melbourne Demons

St Kilda clashed with Melbourne Demons at Marvel Stadium, where the Demons secured a decisive win. Clayton Oliver and Christian Petracca were standout players, dominating the midfield and contributing to Melbourne’s strong offensive play. This victory is crucial for the Demons as they aim to solidify their position in the top eight.

Geelong Cats vs. North Melbourne Kangaroos

Geelong hosted North Melbourne at GMHBA Stadium and delivered a dominant performance, winning comfortably. Jeremy Cameron and Tom Hawkins were key players for Geelong, showcasing their offensive prowess. The Kangaroos struggled to keep up, resulting in a comprehensive victory for the Cats​.