Will a player ever kick 100 goals again

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Without a doubt.
It will happen quicker though when they bring back control of interchange system from being abused as rotation system. Once less rotations happening the congestion on field will be less and less with players not able to run up and down both ends congesting forward lines with over 30 players in them. When you are not able to just rotate 22 players into the 18 on field willy nilly it will improve the game again as a spectacle. So probably closer to 5 to 10 years away than anytime soon. Maybe Hogan when he is 28 or something.
 

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1. This love affair for wide spreads of goal kickers
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I dont think it can change while defenders are mobile enough to gang up on a single target. To some extent it was always true but more so in recent years that you have to present multiple threats. This makes it harder for the defence to focus.
One change I do notice is small forwards seem to be the primary target more. It might just be my perception but I think guys like Cyril, Eddie are more often leading targets when in previous years you'd expect them to be crumbers. We certainly use Toby that way, and with three talls up forwatd at time he will usually have a small defender if he can be isolated one out.
 

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Throughout history I think only 2 periods where 100 goal kickers were common place. 70s-90s and the 1930s.
I don't think anyone kicked 100 after Coleman till Hudson did? (Someone can correct me but that would of been almost a 20 year gap)

Interesting to note these periods of 100 goal kickers came in the aftermath of big rule changes (30s after the last kick out of bounds free kick rule and then the out on the full rule in the late 60s).

Again I'm probably a bit off on the specifics so someone can correct me
 
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Who will be the next player to reach 100?

2018
1 Jack Riewoldt Richmond 70
2 Ben Brown North Melbourne 61
3 Tom Hawkins Geelong 60
4 Lance Franklin Sydney 57
5 Luke Breust Hawthorn 54
6 Tom McDonald Melbourne 53
7 Jack Gunston Hawthorn 51

2017
1 Lance Franklin Sydney 73
2 Joshua Kennedy West Coast 69
3 Joe Daniher Essendon 65
4 Ben Brown North Melbourne 63
5 Eddie Betts Adelaide 55
6 Jack Riewoldt Richmond 54
6 Taylor Walker Adelaide 54

it looks a like a long distance away
 

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#33
I would say so.

Nikita kucherov is on pace for 140 points in the NHL after the leading scorer got under 90 in 2015.

But I don't see anyone in the next 5 years accomplishing it
 
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