Facts and Figures
Average Score: 58 points per team; low scoring considering Carlton scored over 100 points!
Average Winning Margins: 22.89 points per game, which indicates there were quite a lot of close games, just 3 of 9 more with a margin of more than 5 goals.
Round 6 (In a Nutshell): There were 5 out of 9 games with a margin of less than 3 goals! The quality of footy was good on the whole given the current situation.
Thursday Night Game
Geelong (73) v Brisbane (46)
Lions Weaknesses Clearly Evident!
Facts and Figures: Geelong came from 22 points behind to be 34 points ahead.
Pivotal Moment: Gary Ablett Jr kicked the 1st goal of the game from outside fifty!
Geelong Game Changer: Sam Menegola
Brisbane Game Changer: Dayne Zorko
Friday Night Game
Collingwood (59) v Hawthorn (27)
Magpies Destroy the Hawks!
Facts and Figures: Jack Crisp’s 122nd game in a row for Collingwood! Brodie Mihocek kicked 4 goals in a game for the 8th time in his career.
Pivotal Moments: Will Kelly kicked the opening goal of the game on the run from outside fifty. Brodie Mihocek kicked his 3rd goal of the game in the 2nd quarter with an exquisite snap.
Collingwood Game Changer: Adam Treloar
Hawthorn Game Changer: James Sicily
Saturday Afternoon Games
Fremantle (79) v St Kilda (73)
Dockers Revitalise Their Season in a Thriller!
Facts and Figures: Sean Darcy and Hayden Young were unavailable due to injury, in the 1st half.
Pivotal Moment: Matthew Taberner kicked an intelligent snap; Fremantle’s 3rd goal of the 2nd quarter.
Fremantle Game Changer: Michael Walters
St Kilda Game Changer: Jack Billings
West Coast (67) v Adelaide (34)
West Coast in a Different Class to Adelaide!
Facts and Figures: West Coast won a game that was potentially a danger game for them.
Pivotal Moment: Nic Naitanui kicked a clever goal in the 1st quarter.
West Coast Game Changer: Tim Kelly
Adelaide Game Changer: Reilly O’Brien
Saturday Night Games
Melbourne (80) v Gold Coast (63)
Demons Earn Deserved Victory!
Facts and Figures: Izak Rankine kicked the 1st goal of his career. Tom McDonald suffered an injury.
Pivotal Moment: Lachie Weller kicked an outstanding goal, which was Gold Coast’s 3rd goal.
Melbourne Game Changer: Clayton Oliver
Gold Coast Game Changer: Izak Rankine
Essendon (67) v North Melbourne (53)
Bombers Too Good for Kangaroos
Facts and Figures: David Zaharakis kicked 3 goals.
Pivotal Moment: Jacob Townsend kicked an outstanding goal, late on.
Essendon Game Changer: David Zaharakis
North Melbourne Game Changer: Todd Goldstein
Sunday Afternoon Games
Port Adelaide (63) v Giants (46)
Power Bounce Back by Giving the Giants a Giant Hangover!
Facts and Figures: It was Toby Greene’s 150th game.
Pivotal Moment: Kane Farrell kicked a goal from outside fifty in the 4th quarter.
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Kane Farrell
Giants Game Changer: Lachie Whitfield
Richmond (34) v Sydney (26)
Facts and Figures: Richmond were playing with plenty of their good players.
Pivotal Moment: Tom Papley kicked a snap, which was the Swans 2nd goal of the game.
Richmond Game Changer: Jayden Short
Sydney Game Changer: Callum Mills
Sunday Night Game
Carlton (103) v Western Bulldogs (51)
Bulldogs Completely Outplayed!
Facts and Figures: Carlton completely embarrassed the Western Bulldogs!
Pivotal Moment: Harry McKay kicked a fantastic opening goal of the game, with a good set shot.
Carlton Game Changer: Eddie Betts
Western Bulldogs Game Changer: Lachie Hunter