In the final edition of the Power Rankings for 2011, I’m grading the season of each club plus picking their All-Australian contenders (a bit hard in some cases!). I have put together my All-Australian Team for this season – a difficult process at the best of times – so don’t be too tough on me […]
In this week’s Power Rankings, I’ve decided to look closely at the “wheeling & dealing” of Trade week (one of my favourite weeks on the footy calendar!). Specifically, what player has been the best pick-up by your club? I’m focusing on Season 2000 up to present day, as anything prior is essentially irrelevant to the […]
Following the excitement of last week’s hypothetical ”Equalisation Draft”, we’re back to a more traditional format this round - with a look at the most recent form of the AFL’s finals contenders. Plus, more random statistics than even Bruce McAvaney would know what to do with! So let’s get straig . Collingwood 1 <NO CHANGE> . A business-like performance, but would Mick Malthouse be happy with the Pies being unable to out-score the Suns in the second half? I'd think not, but they still managed a 54-point win against the new boys. The Pies are travelling very well, on top of the ladder. […]
What would happen if the AFL, in a once-off ”Equalisation Draft”, allowed each club to acquire the services of another player in the competition? In a mouth-watering (yet cruel) exercise, this week I’ve taken the liberty of drafting a player to every AFL club – from a rival team – to help bolster their stocks. Who would you choose for your club?