Is the top 4 set?

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catscollector

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Anybody else reckon the Dees will finish 3rd or 4th and play Freo or Lions away? If this happens I can see them losing the QF and maybe go out in straight sets which would be a laugh. They have the hardest run home, I think it’s like 7 top 8 sides left to play or something.

Maybe they do what Richmond did in 2018 and get rocked in a prelim but can't see them losing both finals. Melbourne will be fine. You want to be playing your best football a month after the bye.
 

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Falcon3518

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Then back to my first question who will you kick out of the top 8 if you think the Saints will make it?

Not sure. Depends on the form and injuries. If we played Dees tomorrow I’d tip us to win if that means anything. I also think we will beat Carlton tomorrow. If that happens we could beat anybody at our best imo up until the prelim where he would probably play lions or Freo and lose.
 

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Not sure. Depends on the form and injuries. If we played Dees tomorrow I’d tip us to win if that means anything. I also think we will beat Carlton tomorrow. If that happens we could beat anybody at our best imo up until the prelim where he would probably play lions or Freo and lose.
Even if both of our sides finished 7th and 8th I’d say we are both comfortably in the 4 to 6 ranged sides just because of the experience in both lists. Most interesting ladder in years tbh
 

footyfan1978

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there are no other teams worthy
Looks as unset as I can recall...
Nine rounds still to come...

PlayedPoints%WonLostDrawnPFPA
1Brisbane Lions1340134.210301338997
2Melbourne134013410301111829
3Fremantle1340128.510301068831
4Geelong1336127.79401177922
5Carlton1336112.394011531027
6Richmond1332117.885012371050
7Sydney Swans1332115.185011751021
8St Kilda1332113.38501082955
9Collingwood1332105.485011161059
10Western Bulldogs1328118.676012271035
11Gold Coast1328111.676011331015
12Port Power1324105.3670965916
13GWS Giants131691.149010791184
 

Progressive Aggresion

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Top 3 is close to set, but 4th is up for grabs from a pool of about 6 different teams depending on the results of this upcoming July.
 

projectv

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I think the top 3 are set, with 4th a raffle between Richmond and Geelong.
 

footyfan1978

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Top 3 is close to set
Not even close.
Melbourne and Brisbane still have to play each other twice and Fremantle have to play Melbourne.
So Melbourne itself has three more matches of teams in top three at the moment.

Round 15
Date Match Time (AEST) + Broadcaster Stadium
Thu Jun 23 Melbourne vs. Brisbane Lions 7.20pm (Seven) MCG
Sat Jun 25 Carlton vs. Fremantle 1.45pm (Fox) Marvel Stadium
Sat Jun 25 Geelong Cats vs. Richmond 4.35pm (Fox) MCG
Sat Jun 25 Sydney Swans vs. St Kilda 7.25pm (Seven) SCG
Sun Jun 26 Collingwood vs. GWS Giants 3.20pm (Seven) MCG
Sun Jun 26 Port Adelaide vs. Gold Coast Suns 4.10pm (Fox) Adelaide Oval
Round 16
Date Match Time (AEST) + Broadcaster Stadium
Thu Jun 30 Brisbane Lions vs. Western Bulldogs 7.20pm (Seven) The Gabba
Fri Jul 1 Carlton vs. St Kilda 7.50pm (Seven) Marvel Stadium
Sat Jul 2 Gold Coast Suns vs. Collingwood 7.25pm (Seven) Metricon Stadium
Sun Jul 3 Fremantle vs. Port Adelaide 5.20pm (Fox) Optus Stadium
Round 17
Date Match Time (AEST) + Broadcaster Stadium
Thu Jul 7 Geelong vs. Melbourne 7.20pm (Seven) GMHBA Stadium
Fri Jul 8 Sydney vs. Western Bulldogs 7.50pm (Seven) SCG
Sat Jul 9 Gold Coast Suns vs. Richmond 4.35pm (Fox) Metricon Stadium
Sat Jul 9 St Kilda vs. Fremantle 7.25pm (Seven) Marvel Stadium
Sat Jul 9 Port Adelaide vs. GWS Giants 7.30pm (Fox) Adelaide Oval
Round 18
Date Match Time (AEST) + Broadcaster Stadium
Fri Jul 15 Western Bulldogs vs St Kilda 7.50pm (Seven) Marvel Stadium
Sat Jul 16 GWS Giants vs. Brisbane Lions 1.45pm (Fox) Manuka Oval
Sat Jul 16 Carlton vs Geelong 7.25pm (Seven) MCG
Sat Jul 16 Fremantle vs. Sydney 7.30pm (Fox) Optus Stadium
Sun Jul 17 Melbourne vs. Port Adelaide 3.20pm (Seven) TIO Traeger Park
Round 19
Date Match Time (AEST) + Broadcaster Stadium
Fri Jul 22 Richmond vs. Fremantle 7.50pm (Seven) Marvel Stadium
Sat Jul 23 Port Adelaide vs Geelong 4.05pm (Fox) Adelaide Oval
Sat Jul 23 Brisbane Lions vs. Gold Coast 7.10pm (Fox) The Gabba
Sat Jul 23 Western Bulldogs vs. Melbourne 7.25pm (Seven) Marvel Stadium
Sun Jul 24 Carlton vs. GWS Giants 1.10pm (Fox) Marvel Stadium
Round 20
Date Match Time (AEST) + Broadcaster Stadium
TBC Collingwood vs. Port Adelaide TBC MCG
TBC Fremantle vs. Melbourne TBC Optus Stadium
TBC Geelong Cats vs. Western Bulldogs TBC GMHBA Stadium
TBC Richmond vs. Brisbane Lions TBC MCG
TBC Sydney Swans vs. GWS Giants TBC SCG
Round 21
Date Match Time (AEST) + Broadcaster Stadium
TBC Brisbane Lions vs. Carlton TBC The Gabba
TBC Geelong Cats vs. St Kilda TBC GMHBA Stadium
TBC Melbourne vs. Collingwood TBC MCG
TBC Port Adelaide vs. Richmond TBC Adelaide Oval
TBC Western Bulldogs vs. Fremantle TBC Marvel Stadium
Round 22
Date Match Time (AEST) + Broadcaster Stadium
TBC Gold Coast Suns vs. Geelong Cats TBC Metricon Stadium
TBC Melbourne vs. Carlton TBC MCG
TBC St Kilda vs. Brisbane Lions TBC Marvel Stadium
TBC Sydney Swans vs. Collingwood TBC SCG
TBC Western Bulldogs vs. GWS Giants TBC Marvel Stadium
Round 23
Date Match Time (AEST) + Broadcaster Stadium
TBC Brisbane Lions vs. Melbourne TBC The Gabba
TBC Carlton vs. Collingwood TBC MCG
TBC GWS Giants vs. Fremantle TBC Manuka Oval
TBC St Kilda vs. Sydney Swans TBC Marvel Stadium
 

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Kanye West

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The opposition is certainly tough, but playing the next 8 games at Optus or Marvell, before GWS in Rd23, is as good a run home as we could realistically hope for!
 

RonnieRaven

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Just need to beat the blues and will be two games clear in the 4 and should hold a spot from here.
Lose to the blues and the 4 is wide open.
 

HTPunter

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I've got Geelong, Brisbane, Melbourne, Richmond finishing top 4. All a win and percentage ahead of Freo and then Carlton, so if they split the games just slightly from what I've got I still think they'll finish there. Have the Pies and Suns missing out of the finals contenders on 13 wins.. Adelaide spoon worthy side in many years, so extra wins for mid range teams when you have teams like North and West Coast (maybe better in the 2nd half) likely to be 1-3 win teams.
 

Nicho50

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Given the draws remaining and current form I have

Brisbane
Geelong
Richmond
Fremantle
Sydney
Carlton
Melbourne
Collingwood

Saints 9th
Dogs 10th

I am sure the Dee's will rebound at some stage but still concerned about their scoring ability and remaining fixture can easily see them dropping out of the 4 purely because Richmond and Geelong have easier fixtures. All it takes is a couple of injuries and everything can change just like that.

Most even season in a long time, no stand out side could easily have a couple of sides miss top 4 due to percentage.

Collingwood are the sleeper side here, they have a good draw and could finish in the top 4 if results fall there way.
 

Boppo

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Max Gawn is a huge out for the Dees, will prob cost them top 4. Gold Coast will make the 8.
 

juss

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I can't believe how even this one is, a few weeks ago Melbourne were flying and had top spot in the bag, and 3 weeks later some doomsdayers said with a bad run they could miss the 8! I don't buy into that, but looking at their draw they're going to have to play damn well to finish 1st now. 3rd-4th is more likely IMO.
 

tigerfan1961

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I think Freo will win but even if they don’t I still think they will finish as minor premiers. They still have some good players coming back from injury as well.
Love the optimism being shown towards my mob but as a very long term member and going to as many games as I can, I don’t think we are playing overly well. I’ll be shocked if we get near the top 4 based on current form. A win on Saturday and we are a chance but not confident at all.
 

Purple Suit

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I think Freo will win but even if they don’t I still think they will finish as minor premiers. They still have some good players coming back from injury as well.
That's because nearly ever one of our top 22-25 players has been good this year. It's been the difference, a very even performance from all.
 

Falcon3518

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That's because nearly ever one of our top 22-25 players has been good this year. It's been the difference, a very even performance from all.

That’s how good teams do it. I just hope you guys don’t get the yips in finals. You guys winning the flag but Fyfe not getting the norm Smith would be good for me. Can’t have him catching Dusty

Brayshaw will probs win it anyway if you guys win it tbh. Such a gun.
 

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