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AFL Round 23 Highlights

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AFL Round 23 Highlights

 

Power v Bombers

Leading by 33 points at quarter time, the Dons were relentless with the Power struggling to get a word in. With a lively motivational pep talk by coach Ken Hinkley early in the game, Port looked like they had turned it around, but it wasn’t meant to be. Essendon kicked 5 goals in 12 minutes. Port ended their 2018 season with a new 12-10 win-loss record.

Port Adelaide 13.11.89 v Essendon 17.9.111

 

Dockers v Magpies

After the first ten minutes, Collingwood already had three goals. It looked like a forgone conclusion, but then Fremantle managed to kick 5 goals to end out that quarter. Were things suddenly turning around for Freo after last week’s stinker against Geelong? Maybe. Nope, then along came Mihocek. Magpies slip in by a narrow 9 points. 

Fremantle 9.13.67 v Collingwood 11.10.76

 

Saints v Roos

AKA The Ben Brown Show starring Ben Brown, also starring Ben Brown with special guest star Ben Brown. North by 23 points.

St. Kilda 14.10.94 v North 17.15.117

 

Tigers v Doggies

What a cracker of a game. Richmond never led by more than three goals in the match. Marcus Bontempelli was King of the Tackles with an amazing 8. Rookie Billy Gowers kicked three goals. A very tight win of three points by the Tigers. Is Riewoldt a shoe-in for the Coleman? Can Dustin win back-to-back Brownlows? Will Richmond see off Hawthorn next week? Tune in next time to find out.

Richmond 15.8.98 v Western Bulldogs 14.11.95

 

 

Smallest Home & Away crowd this year

3722 at Cazaly’s Stadium Round 1 Suns v Roos

 

Oldest AFL ground

The MCG, built in 1854

 

Largest capacity stadium

The MCG 100,024

 

Its Zach with a Zee

Geelong has three players named Zach/Zac/Zack

 

There is no current AFL player with the first name of John

 

 

One last thing: 

In the SANFL, Despite Norwood losing by only 26 points to the Panthers, the Mighty Redlegs remain top of the ladder. This is their first loss since Round 4.  I can see the West End chimney now…glistening in the sun with fresh coats of shiny Red & Blue paint. 

 

 

Friday August 24

Port Adelaide 13.11.89 v Essendon 17.9.111

 

Saturday August 25

Geelong 22.10.142 v Gold Coast 5.10.40

Richmond 15.8.98 v Western Bulldogs 14.11.95

Fremantle 9.13.67 v Collingwood 11.10.76

Carlton 8.13.61 v Adelaide 26.9.165

Sydney 10.14.74 v Hawthorn 12.11.83

 

Sunday August 26

Brisbane 11.6.72 v West Coast 14.14.98

Melbourne 15.12.102 v GWS 8.9.57

St Kilda 14.10.94 v North Melb 17.15.117

 

 

Upcoming: Finals Week 1

 

Thursday Sept 6th

Richmond v Hawthorn (MCG)

 

Friday Sept 7th

Melbourne v Geelong (MCG)

 

Saturday Sept 8th

Sydney Swans v GWS (SCG)

West Coat v Collingwood (Optus Stadium)

 

 

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