Prediction 2019 Season Time Capsule - your predictions

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One week to go. Post your 2019 predictions here. To be locked next week as soon as Round 1 starts (if the mods will oblige) and re-opened in October.

AFL
Premiers
:
Runners Up:
Wooden Spoon:
Surprise finalists:
Biggest drop on the ladder:
Brownlow Medal:
Coleman Medal:
Rising Star:
Biggest AFL news story of the year:

WB:
Wins:
Ladder position after Rd 23:
If top 8, how many finals will we win?
Club B&F top three (in order):
Leading goalkicker:
How many goals will he kick?
Which WB players will be in the AA side?
Best First Year player:
Most Improved:
Most Courageous:
Rising Star nominations (name them):
Surprise win:
Surprise loss:
Final membership tally:
 

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Here are mine:

AFL
Premiers
: Adelaide
Runners Up: Richmond
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists: Brisbane
Biggest drop on the ladder: Collingwood
Brownlow Medal: Josh Kelly
Coleman Medal: Ben Brown
Rising Star: Sam Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year: AFL announces twilight GF

WB:
Wins: 9
Ladder position after Rd 23: 12th
If top 8, how many finals will we win
? nuh
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae, Bontempelli, Naughton
Leading goalkicker: Schache
How many goals will he kick
? 32
Which WB players will be in the AA side
? Bontempelli
Best First Year player: Bailey Smith
Most Improved: Tim English
Most Courageous
: Easton Wood
Rising Star nominations
(name them): one, Bailey Smith
Surprise win: Melbourne Rd 17
Surprise loss
: St Kilda
Final membership tally
: 41,654
 

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One week to go. Post your 2019 predictions here. To be locked next week as soon as Round 1 starts (if the mods will oblige) and re-opened in October.

AFL
Premiers
: Melbourne
Runners Up: Richmond
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists: Brisbane
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawthorn
Brownlow Medal: Clayton Oliver :sick:
Coleman Medal: Jack Riewoldt
Rising Star: Sam Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year:
Betting scandal engulfs Port Adelaide

WB:
Wins: 5
Ladder position after Rd 23: 15th
If top 8, how many finals will we win? 0
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae, Bont, Hunter
Leading goalkicker: Gowers
How many goals will he kick? 31
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Macrae
Best First Year player: Lloyd if general, Smith if draftee
Most Improved: English
Most Courageous: Libba
Rising Star nominations (name them): Smith
Surprise win: Port Adelaide, r15
Surprise loss: Saints, r18
Final membership tally:42,254

Biggest AFL news story of the year: AFL announces twilight GF
Traditional 2:30pm already announced :moustache:
 

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AFL
Premiers
: Collingwood
Runners Up: Eagles
Wooden Spoon: suns
Surprise finalists:none
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawks
Brownlow Medal: Fyfe
Coleman Medal: Kennedy
Rising Star: Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year:
Buddy retires

WB:
Wins:5
Ladder position after Rd 23:16th
If top 8, how many finals will we win?
Club B&F top three (in order): Bont, Naughton, McRae
Leading GK ? Lloyd
How many goals will he kick
?43
Which WB players will be in the AA side?none
Best First Year player:Smith
Most Improved:Greene
Most Courageous:Libba
Rising Star nominations (name them):Smith
Surprise win:none
Surprise loss:suns
Final membership tally:40354
 

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AFL
Premiers
: Collingwood
Runners Up: Richmond
Wooden Spoon: Suns
Surprise finalists: idk maybe North
Biggest drop on the ladder: Swans
Brownlow Medal: Cripps
Coleman Medal: Ben Brown
Rising Star: Sam Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year:

WB:
Wins: 9
Ladder position after Rd 23: 13th - 14th
If top 8, how many finals will we win? 2
Club B&F top three (in order): 1: Naughton 2: Bont 3: Wallis
Leading goalkicker: Schache
How many goals will he kick? 34
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Maybe Bont and Naughton
Best First Year player: Smith
Most Improved: Lynch
Most Courageous: Libba
Rising Star nominations (name them): Smith
Surprise win: Geelong Round 16 and Crows Round 23
Surprise loss: Probs Blues
Final membership tally: 41,532
 
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One week to go. Post your 2019 predictions here. To be locked next week as soon as Round 1 starts (if the mods will oblige) and re-opened in October.

AFL
Premiers
: Richmond
Runners Up: west Coast
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists:
Biggest drop on the ladder: North Melbourne
Brownlow Medal: Dustin Martin
Coleman Medal: Tom McDonald
Rising Star: Sam Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year:
Change their mind on runner rule mid season
WB:
Wins: 9
Ladder position after Rd 23: 12th
If top 8, how many finals will we win?
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae, Bont, Naughton
Leading Goalkicker: Schache
How many goals will he kick
? 30
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Macrae
Best First Year player: Cavarra
Most Improved: Libba
Most Courageous: Libba
Rising Star nominations (name them): Smith
Surprise win: Sydney Rd 1
Surprise loss:
Final membership tally: 40,122
 

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AFL
Premiers
: Richmond
Runners Up: Collingwood
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists: Adelaide
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawthorn
Brownlow Medal: Cripps
Coleman Medal: Kennedy
Rising Star: Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year: St Kilda's rise

WB:
Wins: 6
Ladder position after Rd 23: 15th
If top 8, how many finals will we win?
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae, Bontempeli, Hunter
Leading goalkicker: Schache
How many goals will he kick? 31
Which WB players will be in the AA side? None
Best First Year player: B.Smith
Most Improved: Schache
Most Courageous: Libba
Rising Star nominations (name them): B.Smith
Surprise win: Hawthorn
Surprise loss: St Kilda
Final membership tally: 33,500
 

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#10
AFL
Premiers
: Collingwood
Runners Up: Eagles
Wooden Spoon: suns
Surprise finalists:none
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawks
Brownlow Medal: Fyfe
Coleman Medal: Kennedy
Rising Star: Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year:
Buddy retires

WB:
Wins:5
Ladder position after Rd 23:16th
If top 8, how many finals will we win?
Club B&F top three (in order): Bont, Naughton, McRae
Leading GK ? Lloyd
How many goals will he kick
?43
Which WB players will be in the AA side?none
Best First Year player:Smith
Most Improved:Greene
Most Courageous:Libba
Rising Star nominations (name them):Smith
Surprise win:none
Surprise loss:suns
Final membership tally:40354
If Lloyd does kick 43, surely we finish higher than 16th with only 5 wins? Just asking about your thoughts here.
 

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AFL
Premiers
: West Coast
Runners Up: Richmond
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists: Adelaide
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawthorn
Brownlow Medal: Patrick Dangerfield
Coleman Medal: Jack Darling
Rising Star: Jordan Ridley (The Riddler)
Biggest AFL news story of the year: Clubs accused of "Busted Arse" trading.
 
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AFL
Premiers
: Collingwood
Runners Up: Melbourne
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists: Western Bulldogs
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawthorn
Brownlow Medal: Adam Treloar
Coleman Medal: Tom Hawkins
Rising Star: Sam Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year: John Worsfold sacked mid-season

WB:
Wins: 12
Ladder position after Rd 23: 8th
If top 8, how many finals will we win
? 0
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae, Bont, Libba
Leading goalkicker
: Schache
How many goals will he kick
? 28
Which WB players will be in the AA side
? Bontempelli, B.Williams
Best First Year player
: Bailey Smith
Most Improved
: Tim English
Most Courageous
: Easton Wood
Rising Star nominations
(name them): one, Bailey Smith
Surprise win
: Essendon
Surprise loss
: Carlton
Final membership tally
: 38,248
 

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AFL
Premiers
: Melbourne
Runners Up: Collingwood
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists: Nil
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawthorn
Brownlow Medal: Nathan Fyfe
Coleman Medal: Ben Brown
Rising Star: Sam Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year: Jake Stringer tests positive for PEDs

WB:
Wins: 5
Ladder position after Rd 23: 17th
If top 8, how many finals will we win? N/A
Club B&F top three (in order): Aaron Naughton, Jackson Macrae, Josh Dunkley
Leading goalkicker: Marcus Bontempelli
How many goals will he kick? 19
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Nil
Best First Year player: Bailey Smith
Most Improved: Aaron Naughton
Most Courageous: Josh Dunkley
Rising Star nominations (name them): Nil
Surprise win: Geelong (r16) and GWS (r22)
Surprise loss: Carlton (r5)
Final membership tally: 35,421
 

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AFL
Premiers
:West Coast
Runners Up: Richmond
Wooden Spoon: St Kilda
Surprise finalists: Western Bulldogs
Biggest drop on the ladder: Sydney
Brownlow Medal: Nat Fyfe
Coleman Medal: Josh Kennedy (WCE)
Rising Star: Walsh (Carlton
Biggest AFL news story of the year: MRP mucking up big time

WB:
Wins: 12
Ladder position after Rd 23: 8
If top 8, how many finals will we win? 0
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrare, Hunter, McLean
Leading goalkicker: Lloyd
How many goals will he kick? 41
Which WB players will be in the AA side? 2 (Macrae and Bont)
Best First Year player: Smith
Most Improved: Greene
Most Courageous: Naughton
Rising Star nominations (name them): 2 Smith/West
Surprise win: vs WCE
Surprise loss: to Carlton
Final membership tally 44,854
 
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AFL
Premiers
: Collingwood
Runners Up: Melbourne
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists: North Melbourne
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawthorn
Brownlow Medal: Nat Fyfe
Coleman Medal: Jack Riewoldt
Rising Star: Sam Walsh (Carlton)
Biggest AFL news story of the year: Major Revamp of Rules At Season's End

WB:
Wins: 5
Ladder position after Rd 23: 15
If top 8, how many finals will we win? 0
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae, Hunter, Naughton
Leading goalkicker: Lloyd
How many goals will he kick? 34
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Macrae
Best First Year player: Smith
Most Improved: Bailey Dale
Most Courageous: Liberatore
Rising Star nominations (name them): 2 Smith, West
Surprise win: vs Richmond
Surprise loss: to Carlton
Final membership tally 41,016
 
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AFL
Premiers
: Collingwood
Runners Up: Melbourne
Wooden Spoon: St Kilda
Surprise finalists: Fremantle
Biggest drop on the ladder: Swans
Brownlow Medal: L Neale
Coleman Medal: Tom McDonald
Rising Star: C Rozee (PA)

WB:
Wins: 6
Ladder position after Rd 23: 15th
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae, Liberatore, Crozier
Leading goalkicker: Schache
How many goals will he kick? 25
Which WB players will be in the AA side? None
Best First Year player: Sweet
Most Improved: Crozier
Most Courageous: Wallis
Rising Star nominations: 1 (Smith)
Surprise win: Crows, Rd 23
Surprise loss: Gold Coast, Rd 2
Final membership tally: 41,053
 

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AFL
Premiers
: West Coast
Runners Up: Richmond
Wooden Spoon: St Kilda
Surprise finalists: Brisbane
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawks
Brownlow Medal: Clayton Oliver
Coleman Medal: Tom Lynch
Rising Star: Sam Walsh

WB:
Wins: 7
Ladder position after Rd 23: 16th
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae, Hunter, Bont
Leading goalkicker: Naughton
How many goals will he kick? 38
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Macrae
Best First Year player: Smith
Most Improved: Dunkley
Most Courageous: Wood
Rising Star nominations: 1 (Smith)
Surprise win: Crows, Rd 23
Surprise loss: Gold Coast, Rd 2
Final membership tally: 42,069
 
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AFL
Premiers: Richmond
Runners Up: Eagles
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists: Fremantle
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawthorn
Brownlow Medal: Dustin Martin
Coleman Medal: Tom Lynch (Rich)
Rising Star: Jack Lukosius

WB
Wins: 8
Ladder position after Rd 23: 13th
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae, Hunter, Bont
Leading goalkicker: Josh Schache
How many goals will he kick? 33
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Macrae Bont
Best First Year player: Bailey Smith
Most Improved: Bailey Dale
Most Courageous: Josh Dunkley
Rising Star nominations (name them): Vandermeer, Smith
Surprise win: Essendon RnD 21
Surprise loss: North Rnd 10
Final membership tally: 45,783
 
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One week to go. Post your 2019 predictions here. To be locked next week as soon as Round 1 starts (if the mods will oblige) and re-opened in October.

AFL
Premiers
: Richmond
Runners Up:Collingwood
Wooden Spoon: Saints
Surprise finalists:norf
Biggest drop on the ladder:Hawks
Brownlow Medal:Dusty Martin
Macrae unlucky
Coleman Medal: Hogan Freo
Rising Star:Butters Port Adelaide
Biggest AFL news story of the year:
Essendon caught cheating again
WB:
Wins:11
Ladder position after Rd 23: 11
If top 8, how many finals will we win?If, we happen to get there, a similar result to 2015.
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae Bontempelli McLean
Leading Schache
How many goals will he kick
? 38
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Macrae
Best First Year player:Smith
Most Improved:Bailey Williams AA squad
Most Courageous:Libba
Rising Star nominations (name them):Smith West
Surprise win:Collingwood Rd 4
Surprise loss:Carlton Rd 13
Final membership tally:
45000
 
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AFL
Premiers
: Melbourne
Runners Up: Adelaide
Wooden Spoon: Gold Coast
Surprise finalists: Brisbane
Biggest drop on the ladder: Sydney/Hawthorn
Brownlow Medal: Cripps
Coleman Medal: Kennedy
Rising Star: Butters

WB:
Wins: 11
Ladder position after Rd 23: 10th
Club B&F top three (in order): Bont, Macrae, Hunter
Leading goalkicker: Lloyd
How many goals will he kick? 34
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Macrae
Best First Year player: West
Most Improved: Williams
Most Courageous: Wallis
Rising Star nominations: 1 (West)
Surprise win: Sydney Round 1
Surprise loss: Fremantle Round 19
Final membership tally: 42,098
 
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Adelaide are 5th favourite to make the finals, I'm not accepting them as a surprise finalist haha. Top 8 in betting are Tiges, Pies, Eagles, Dees, Crows, Bombers, Cats and Giants.
 
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AFL
Premiers
: Demons
Runners Up: Tigers
Wooden Spoon: Suns
Surprise finalists: Kangaroos
Biggest drop on the ladder: Hawks
Brownlow Medal: Clayton Oliver
Coleman Medal: Ben Brown
Rising Star: Walsh
Biggest AFL news story of the year: Betting scandal: player / umpire / official betting on own games.

WB:
Wins: 9
Ladder position after Rd 23: 12
If top 8, how many finals will we win?
Club B&F top three (in order): Macrae / Bont / Hunter
Leading goalkicker: Schache
How many goals will he kick? 32
Which WB players will be in the AA side? Macrae
Best First Year player: Bailey Smith
Most Improved: Bailey Williams
Most Courageous: Mitch Wallis
Rising Star nominations (name them): Bailey Smith
Surprise win: Pies round 14
Surprise loss: Carlton round 13
Final membership tally: 38,950
 

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Adelaide are 5th favourite to make the finals, I'm not accepting them as a surprise finalist haha. Top 8 in betting are Tiges, Pies, Eagles, Dees, Crows, Bombers, Cats and Giants.
The unhappy campers are my surprise finalist, are you saying I have to choose again because you're not
accepting it ?
 
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