2018 AFL club champion top 10s


In the season past 19 players won an AFL best and fairest award – there was a dead heat at Collingwood – and 182 finished in the top 10 in their club voting with a triple dead heat for 10th at GWS.

Taking into account there would be maybe 15 West Coast, Collingwood and Richmond players not listed here who had better seasons than many who finished in the top 10 at other clubs, what we have is a list of players who did pretty well in 2018.

Here’s a fairly unreliable statistical look at them. Continue reading

Back to the Gabba in a heartbeat


Looking into the sun at the Gabba. My seat was just above the 60… but I moved.

It was a week off from the WAFL and instead the live game for the week was at the Gabba – the meeting of the bottom two Brisbane and Carlton. I’d seen the Lions smash Freo a week earlier and Freo smash the Blues before the bye so this one looked predictable enough. Continue reading