Game Chat – Fremantle v Carlton

Written by Thommo on 3:15 pm, April 24 2016

Venue: Domain Stadium at 4:15pm AEST

Last 5 times:

R16, 2015: Fremantle 13.17 (95) def Carlton 8.5 (53) at Domain Stadium

R19, 2014: Fremantle 12.11 (83) def Carlton 11.12 (78) at Domain Stadium

R19, 2013: Fremantle 17.14 (116) def Carlton 12.8 (80) at Etihad Stadium

R5, 2012: Carlton 10.5 (65) def Fremantle 7.15 (57) at Domain Stadium

R21, 2011: Carlton 16.19 (115) def Fremantle 12.13 (85) at Domain Stadium

Best SC Scorers from last game:

  • Fremantle: Mundy 133, Spurr 127, Hill 125
  • Carlton: Curnow 117,

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Coaches have given 43 responses.

Game Chat – St Kilda v GWS

Written by Thommo on 11:10 am, April 24 2016

Venue: Etihad Stadium at 1:10pm AEST

Last 5 times: 

R15, 2015: GWS 12.12 (84) def St Kilda 6.13 (49) at Spotless Stadium

R1, 2015: GWS 12.15 (87) def St Kilda 11.12 (78) at Etihad Stadium

R2, 2014: St Kilda 15.5 (95) def GWS 13.10 (88) at Etihad Stadium

R3, 2013: St Kilda 21.14 (140) def GWS 10.8 (68) at Manuka Oval

R22, 2012: St Kilda 25.13 (163) def GWS 5.5 (35) at Etihad Stadium

Best SC scorers from last game:

  • St Kilda: Roberton 123,

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Coaches have given 20 responses.

Game Chat – Hawthorn v Adelaide

Written by Thommo on 5:50 pm, April 22 2016

Venue: MCG at 7:50pm

Last 5 times: 

2SF, 2015, Hawthorn 21.9 (135) d Adelaide 8.13 (61) at the MCG
R12, 2015 Hawthorn 17.12 (114) d Adelaide 12.13 (85) at Adelaide Oval
R17 2014, Hawthorn 15.14 (104) d Adelaide 14.8 (92) at Adelaide Oval
R6, 2013, Hawthorn 13.11 (89) d Adelaide 11.12 (78) at AAMI Stadium
1PF, 2012, Hawthorn 13.19 (97) d Adelaide 14.8 (92) at the MCG

Top SC scorers from last match (still playing):

  • Hawthorn: Breust 165, Hodge 139, Lewis 128
  • Adelaide: Jacobs 120,

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Coaches have given 58 responses.

Round 4 Review

Written by Thommo on 5:00 am, April 18 2016

THE WRAP

And the winner is: North Melbourne! Considering they normally start the season slowly, I doubt anyone tipped the Roos to be the last undefeated team standing after 4 rounds!

In what is shaping up as one of the most even years in recent times, two teams remain off the pace at 0 and 4, Carlton – as many people tipped – and Fremantle – as nobody tipped. Has anyone considered what will happen if the Dockers can’t make the 8? Will Ross Lyon start resting players early this year?

Chills the blood,

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Coaches have given 37 responses.

Game Chat – North Melbourne V Fremantle

Written by Thommo on 3:40 pm, April 17 2016

Venue: Etihad at 4:40pm

Last time: 

R21, 2015, North Melbourne 14.10 (94) d Fremantle 12.11 (83) at Etihad Stadium

Top SC scorers from last match:

  • North Melbourne: Swallow 126, Waite 118, Goldstein 116
  • Fremantle: Sandilands 142, Johnson 121, Neale 112

Ins/Outs:

North Melbourne

  • In: Wood
  • Out: Garner (hamstring)

Fremantle

  • In: Crozier, Griffin, Taberner
  • Out: De Boer (om.), Mzungu (om.), Sandilands (ribs/lung)

Game notes: Another week, another slightly unconvincing win by North Melbourne.

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Coaches have given 9 responses.

Game Chat – Collingwood V Melbourne

Written by Thommo on 2:20 pm, April 17 2016

Venue: MCG at 3:20pm.

Last time:

R18, 2015, Melbourne 13.13 (91) d Collingwood 7.12 (54) at the MCG

Top SC Scorers from last match:

  • Collingwood: Swan (116), Greenwood (110), Adams (110)
  • Melbourne: Vince (134), Watts (108), Gawn (104)

Ins/Outs:

Collingwood

In: Sidebottom, Varcoe, Toovey

Out: Goodyear (Om.), Williams (foot), Maynard (hamstring)

Collingwood

In: Brayshaw, Pedersen, Hunt

Out: Vanderberg (foot), Stretch (Om.), Vince (susp.)

Game Notes: This is a difficult game to tip.

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Coaches have given 13 responses.

Game Chat – GWS V Port Adelaide

Written by Thommo on 11:10 am, April 17 2016

Venue: Manuka Oval, Canberra at 1:10pm

Last time:

R20, 2015, Port Adelaide 16.15 (111) d Greater Western Sydney 13.12 (90) at Adelaide Oval

Top SC Scorers from last match:

  • GWS: Griffen 134, Palmer 106, Williams 103
  • Port Adelaide: R Grey 134, Ah Chee 128, Hartlett 117

Ins/Outs:

GWS

In: Buntine, Steele, Tomlinson

Out: Smith (knee), Corr (ankle), Hoskin-Elliott (quad)

Port Adelaide

In: Hartlett, Wingard

Out: Impey (om.), Stewart (om.)

Game Notes: This match will help define if these teams are contenders or pretenders.

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Coaches have given 14 responses.

Game Chat – West Coast V Richmond

Written by Thommo on 6:10 pm, April 15 2016

Venue:  Domain Stadium at 8:10pm (6:10pm in WA!)

Last time: 

R12, 2015, West Coast Eagles 13.12 (90) d Richmond 10.10 (70) at the MCG

Top SC scorers from last match:

  • West Coast: Natanui 146, Yeo 118, Priddis 112
  • Richmond: Martin 148, Deledio 123, Miles 105

Ins/Outs:

West Coast

  • In/Out: No change 

Richmond

  • In: Andrew Moore, Taylor Hunt (Schwarzwalder’s favourite)
  • Out: Anthony Miles (Om.), Jayden Short (Om.)

Game notes: It’s official! Tonight Damien Hardwick has coached more games than any other coach without winning a single final.

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Coaches have given 74 responses.

Round 3 Review

Written by Thommo on 5:00 am, April 11 2016

THE WRAP

And then there were 3!

While the Doggies have suffered their first loss (just), Sydney look unbeatable, the Roos continue best start in years and Gold Coast are a new team completely in 2016. Who can keep their run going the longest?

At the other end of the ladder, the Saints jump ship leaving Carlton, Brisbane and unbelievably, Fremantle as the sides without a win. It’s a long way back from there!

On a sad note, Robert Murphy looks to have done his ACL. The man’s a legend so let’s collectively cross our fingers and hope that he recovers and makes it back onto the park.

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Coaches have given 24 responses.

Game Chat – Geelong V Brisbane

Written by Thommo on 3:40 pm, April 10 2016

Venue: Simonds Stadium, Geelong at 4:40pm

Last time:

R18, 2015, Geelong 17. 11 (113) d Brisbane 8. 9 (53) at Simonds Stadium

Best SC scorers from last match:

  • Geelong: Selwood 171, Caddy 140, Guthrie 127
  • Brisbane: Martin 135, Rockliff 135, Andrews 109

Ins/Outs:

Geelong

  • In: Menzel, Ruggles ($102,400 DEF)
  • Out: Murdoch (soreness), Gregson (Om.)

Brisbane

  • In: Robinson
  • Out: Rockliff (calf)

Game Notes: Brisbane are without the services of Rockliff,

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Coaches have given 8 responses.