AFL Round 18 My Preview

AFL Round 18 My Preview

Round 18 of the AFL, 2019 season should be interesting as the competition is entering the latter stages of the year; it promises to be an exciting Round of footy.

My choice of a definite winner for this Round: Bulldogs

Friday Night Game

Crows v Bombers
This game could determine who finishes in the top 8.
Key matchup: Reilly O’Brien v Shaun Mckernan
Crows Game Changer: Brad Crouch
Bombers Game Changer: Zach Merrett
My Prediction: Bombers

Saturday Afternoon Games

Tigers v Power
This could be an interesting contest; both teams need a victory.
Key matchup: Ivan Soldo v Scott Lycett
Tigers Game Changer: Brandon Ellis
Power Game Changer: Scott Lycett
My Prediction: Power

Blues v Suns
Both teams need to win this game if they are to avoid the wooden spoon.
Key matchup: Matthew Kreuzer v Jarrod Witts
Blues Game Changer: Sam Walsh.
Suns Game Changer: Jarrod Witts
My Prediction: Blues

Giants v Magpies
The Giants are a chance to miss the finals, while the Magpies could win the minor premiership.
Key matchup: Tim Tarranto v Jack Crisp
Giants Game Changer: Jacob Hopper
Magpies Game Changer: Jack Crisp
My Prediction: Magpies

Saturday Night Games

Lions v Kangaroos
The Lions are contenders now, while the Kangaroos are endeavouring to finish in the top 8.
Key matchup: Stefan Martin v Todd Goldstein
Lions Game Changer: Lachie Neale
Kangaroos Game Changer: Ben Cunnington
My Prediction: Kangaroos

Dockers v Swans
These 2 teams are mostly playing for morale.
Key matchup: Aaron Sandilands v Aliir Aliir
Dockers Game Changer: Michael Walters
Swans Game Changer: Dane Rampe
My Prediction: Swans

Sunday Afternoon Games

Cats v Hawks
The Cats are playing for the minor premiership, while the Hawks are mainly playing for morale.
Key matchup: Rhys Stanley v Ben Mcevoy
Cats Game Changer: Rhys Stanley
Hawks Game Changer: James Worpel
My Prediction: Hawks

Demons v Eagles
The Demons are languishing near the bottom of the ladder, while the Eagles are playing for a place in the top 4.
Key matchup: Max Gawn v Tom Hickey
Demons Game Changer: Angus Brayshaw
Eagles Game Changer: Andrew Gaff
My Prediction: Demons

Saints v Bulldogs
The Saints will be looking to bounce back, while the Bulldogs need to win if they are any hope of finishing in the top 8.
Key matchup: Rowan Marshall v Tim English
Saints Game Changer: Jack Billings
Bulldogs Game Changer: Josh Dunkley
My Prediction: Bulldogs

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