AFL Round 18 Positives for every team

AFL Round 18 Positives for every team
The Suns incredible victory against the Swans was remarkable. Who would have picked that! The round was highlighted by two games that had a winning margin of under a goal! That was what made AFL Round 18 so exciting to watch.

Saints v Tigers
Saints: Sebastian Ross came back into the Saints line up and managed to gather thirty-three possessions. Once again Jade Gresham was impressive; he gathered twenty-four possessions and kicked two goals. Tom Hickey showed great endeavour in the ruck.
Tigers: Dustin Martin was back to his best with plenty of don’t argues! Dion Prestia, Jayden Short and Toby Nankervis were all prolific.

Magpies v Kangaroos
Magpies: It was a team effort by the Magpies. They were ruthless in their execution of the game plan from start to finish.
Kangaroos: Ryan Clarke played a super game, while Shaun Higgins and Ben Cunnington won plenty of the ball.

Swans v Suns
Swans: Luke Parker displayed why he could be considered one of the elite players in the competition.
Suns: The entire Suns twenty-two; Everyone played their role for the team.

Bombers v Dockers
Bombers: The Bombers are back in form. Despite their hopes of playing in September being slim, they have something to build on at the very least.
Dockers: The Dockers were competitive for three quarters.

Lions v Crows
Lions: Despite losing the Lions have not only executed the game plan, but also put in a four quarter effort.
Crows: The Crows had a win interstate. They are a different team with the likes of Rory Sloane and Rory Laird back in the team.

Cats v Demons
Cats: Tom Hawkins was in sublime form with seven goals.
Demons: The Demons were the better team.

Blues v Hawks
Blues: Patrick Cripps continues to be a shinning light for the Blues. Matthew Kennedy, Marc Murphy, Matthew Lobbe, Nick Graham and Jacbob Weitering all had descent games.
Hawks: The Hawks had an even contribution. Tom Mitchell did what he does week in week out, which is to dominate winning plenty of possessions with forty-six.

Eagles v Bulldogs
Eagles: The Eagles structure wasn’t effected by the loss of key ruckman Nic Natainui.
Bulldogs: The Bulldogs started the game kicking well as they managed to kick the first two goals of the game.

Power v Giants
Power: Ollie Wines, Jared Polec and Robbie Gray were outstanding.
Giants: Dawson Simpson was extremely good in the ruck despite being in the wilderness for a long time. Maybe another positive for the Giants like winning at the Power home ground.


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