AFL- Round Ten Preview

Preview- Round Ten 2018 (AFL)

This Round promises to be an unpredictable Round of football with the Saints and Blues in particular needing a good performance to give their fans something to cheer about. We have to see if the Cats, Tigers and Hawks can bounce back, while the Bombers and Lions have to prove that they weren’t a one week wonder.

My choice of a definite winner for this Round: Kangaroos

Byes: Power, Suns

Magpies v Bulldogs

Both these teams sit outside of the top eight and this game shapes as an important one for their top eight aspirations.

Key matchup: Levi Greenwood v Jack Macrae

Magpies Game Changer:  Matthew Scharenberg

Bulldogs Game Changer: Jack Macrae

My Prediction: Bulldogs

Tigers v Saints

The Tigers and Saints are coming off losses. The Saints are in desperate need of the four points.

Key matchup: Bachar Houli v Jack Billings

Tigers Game Changer: Dustin Martin

Saints Game Changer: Jimmy Webster

My Prediction: Saints

Lions v Swans

The Lions and Swans both had wins last week. This game is a lot more unpredictable with the Lions having collected four points for the first time this Season. The Swans should have too much talent in this contest though.

Key matchup: Stefan Martin v Callum Sinclair

Lions Game Changer: Luke Hodge

Swans Game Changer: Luke Parker

My Prediction: Swans

Cats v Blues

The Cats and Blues both had their worst performances of the year last weekend. The Cats should have too much talent and class for the Blues.

Key matchup: Joel Selwood v Ed Curnow

Cats Game Changer: Mitch Duncan

Blues Game Changer: Harry Mckay

My Prediction: Cats

Giants v Bombers

Both teams haven’t been performing well. The Bombers will be looking to prove that their win last week was the start of a positive trend and not an aberration.

Key matchup: Lachie Whitfield v Brendon Goddard

Giants Game Changer: Rory Lobb

Bombers Game Changer: Zach Merrett

My Prediction: Bombers

Hawks v Eagles

The Hawks are coming off a disappointing loss to the Lions, while the Eagles have only lost one match this Season.

Key matchup: James Sicily v Jack Darling

Hawks Game Changer: Isaac Smith

Eagles Game Changer: Andrew Gaff

My Prediction: Eagles

Demons v Crows

The Demons are coming off two one sided victories, while the Crows managed to win last week despite having key injuries.

Key matchup: Max Gawn v Sam Jacobs

Demons Game Changer: Neville Jetta

Crows Game Changer: Richard Douglas

My Prediction: Crows

Dockers v Kangaroos

The Kangaroos have been one of the surprise teams in the competition, while the Dockers have battled to find consistency.

Key matchup: David Mundy v Ben Cunnington

Dockers Game Changer: Michael Walters

Kangaroos Game Changer: Todd Goldstein

My Prediction: Kangaroos




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