AFL Round 12 Review (Season 2020)

Facts and Figures

Average Score: 56.61 points per team; Reasonably low scoring considering two teams kicked 100 points or more.
Average Winning Margins: 34.11 points per game, which indicates that there were a lot of one sided games.
Round 12 (In a Nutshell): Despite the fact that there weren’t many close games there were two games decided by four points or less. Find out what made Round 12 so unpredictable!

Thursday Night Game

Sydney Swans (66) v GWS (25)
Swans Dish Out Giant Lesson!
Facts and Figures: The game was thoroughly controlled by the Sydney Swans!
Pivotal Moment: Jordan Dawson kicked the third successive goal of the game for the Swans!
Sydney Swans Game Changers: Luke Parker, Dane Rampe
GWS Game Changer: Josh Kelly

 Friday Night Game

Geelong (91) v Port Adelaide (31)
Port Adelaide Outplayed!
Facts and Figures: The game was a one sided game of footy!
Pivotal Moment: Cameron Guthrie made the margin four goals in the third quarter.
Geelong Game Changer: Tom Hawkins
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Travis Boak

Saturday Afternoon Game

North Melbourne (52) v Brisbane Lions (53)
Kangaroos Brave in Defeat!
Facts and Figures: The Brisbane Lions kept North Melbourne in the game.
Pivotal Moment: Nick Larkey kicked the opening goal of the game, after both teams were inaccurate with their goal kicking early.
North Melbourne Game Changer: Jed Anderson
Brisbane Lions Game Changer: Lachie Neale

Saturday Evening Game

Melbourne Demons (100) v Collingwood (44)
Demons Destroy Collingwood!
Facts and Figures: Melbourne Demons dominated the game from start to finish. The Melbourne Demons had ten different goal kickers.
Pivotal Moments: Angus Brayshaw kicked the second goal of the game. Ed Langdon kicked Melbourne Demons tenth goal of the game with a snap.
Melbourne Demons Game Changer: Angus Brayshaw
Collingwood Game Changer: Taylor Adams

Saturday Night Game

Fremantle (36) v Carlton (40)
Blues Give Fremantle the Blues!
Facts and Figures: The only reason this game was watchable was the close margin on the scoreboard!
Pivotal Moments: Matt Taberner kicked the first goal of the game. Harry McKay kicked a goal that made the deficit five points in the third quarter. Jack Newnes kicked a goal from 50 metres on an angle!
Fremantle Game Changer: Luke Ryan
Carlton Game Changer: Sam Walsh

Sunday Afternoon Games

Western Bulldogs (111) v Adelaide Crows (54)
Crows Given Footy Lesson!
Facts and Figures: A good to watch from a Western Bulldogs perspective!
Pivotal Moment: Toby McLean kicked a snap late in the game.
Western Bulldogs Game Changer: Marcus Bontempellli
Adelaide Crows Game Changer: Matt Crouch

St Kilda (68) v Essendon (33)
Essendon Lacklustre Display!
Facts and Figures: St Kilda did what they had to do, but they need to improve.
Pivotal Moment: Tim Membrey kicked St Kilda’s third goal of the game from a set shot.
St Kilda Game Changer: Josh Battle
Essendon Game Changer:

Sunday Evening Game (Perth Time)

West Coast (81) v Hawthorn (49)
West Coast Outclass Hawthorn!
Facts and Figures: Hawthorn did well to keep the scoreboard respectable.
Pivotal Moment: Liam Shiels snapped a good goal, which was Hawthorn’s opening goal of the game in the second quarter!
West Coast Game Changer: Andrew Gaff
Hawthorn Game Changer: Tom Mitchell

Monday Night Game

Richmond (53) v Gold Coast (32)
Tigers Outclass Galant Suns
Facts and Figures: It was a good tough, tight game of footy, but in the end Richmond took their chances after quarter time.
Pivotal Moments: Sam Flanders kicked the first goal of his AFL career! Brandon Ellis reduced the deficit to just one point in the fourth quarter, but to no avail. Kamdyn Mcintolsh kicked a pivotal goal.
Richmond Game Changer: Kamdyn Mcintolsh
Gold Coast Game Changer: Jack Lukosius

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