Facts and Figures
Average Score: 85.11 points per team, which is fairly low, when taking into account six out of 18 teams scored 98 points or more.
Average Winning Margin: 137 points six games 25.55 points per game, which indicates there weren’t many close games; four out of nine games had a margin of 32 points or more!
Round 10 (In a Nutshell): In Round 10 I correctly predicted the results in six out of nine matches. Find out what transpired in Round 10.
Friday (Game One of Nine)
Carlton (102) v Sydney Swans (87)
A Game of Two Halves
Facts and Figures: Carlton led by 38 points, but only won by 15 points.
Pivotal Moment: Zac Fisher gave Carlton a 16 point lead late in the game.
Carlton Game Changers: Charlie Curnow, Sam Walsh, Jacob Weitering
Sydney Swans Game Changer: Callum Mills
Saturday (Game Two of Nine)
Geelong Cats (82) v Port Adelaide (47)
Facts and Figures: The Power didn’t offer any resistance after half time.
Pivotal Moment: Jeremy Cameron gave the Cats a 26 point lead at three quarter time.
Geelong Cats Game Changer: Cameron Guthrie
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Dan Houston
Saturday (Game Three of Nine)
Western Bulldogs (106) v Gold Coast Suns (87)
Bulldogs Inaccuracy Nearly Cost Them
Facts and Figures: It was 31 scoring shots to 22 in the Bulldogs favour. It was Adam Treloar’s 200th game. Mabior Chol has still kicked a goal in every game in season 2022.
Pivotal Moment: Bailey Williams gave the Bulldogs a 13 point lead late in the game.
Western Bulldogs Game Changer: Marcus Bontempelli
Gold Coast Suns Game Changer: Joel Jeffrey
Saturday Game (Game Four of Nine)
North Melbourne (53) v Melbourne Demons (100)
The Kangaroos Fade Away
Facts and Figures: Clayton Oliver of the Demons finished the game with 45 disposals! The difference between the two teams was six points midway through the third quarter.
Pivotal Moment: Toby Bedford (the sub) gave the Demons a 15 point lead late in the third quarter.
North Melbourne Game Changer: Cameron Zurhaar
Melbourne Demons Game Changer: Clayton Oliver
Saturday (Game Five of Nine)
Adelaide Crows (69) v St Kilda (90)
St Kilda Win Despite Win Tight Game
Facts and Figures: The scoreboard was close all night with ebbs and flows of momentum and lead changes. Max King kicked six goals straight in Brad Hill’s 200th game. The Crows had 24 scoring shots to St Kilda’s 20.
Pivotal Moment: Paddy Ryder gave St Kilda a 15 point lead late in the game.
Adelaide Crows Game Changer: Jordan Dawson
St Kilda Game Changer: Max King
Saturday (Game Six of Nine)
Richmond (80) v Essendon (48)
Essendon Have Problems, So Do Richmond
Facts and Figures: Darcy Parish of Essendon finished with 43 disposals, while Dion Prestia of Richmond had 36 disposals. Richmond had injuries to two key players; Kane Lambert (Hip), Tom J. Lynch (Hamstring).
Pivotal Moment: Shai Bolton gave Richmond a 26 point lead midway through the fourth quarter.
Richmond Game Changer: Dion Prestia
Essendon Game Changer: Darcy Parish
Sunday (Game Seven of Nine)
GWS Giants (138) v West Coast Eagles (86)
Giant Win a forgone conclusion
Facts and Figures: Remarkably the Giants made nine changes at selection, but the Eagles were still relatively woeful.
Pivotal Moment: Toby Greene kicked the opening goal of the game, which set the scene for a dominant Giants performance.
GWS Giants Game Changer: Stephen Coniglio
West Coast Eagles Game Changer: None
Sunday (Game Eight of Nine)
Hawthorn (117) v Brisbane Lions (112)
Hawthorn Claim Epic Win
Facts and Figures: Hawthorn’s desire to win never wavered.
Pivotal Moment: Mitch Lewis gave Hawthorn the lead by 16 points with just over seven minutes left in the game.
Hawthorn Game Changers: Mitch Lewis, Jai Newcombe
Brisbane Lions Game Changer: Daniel Rich
Sunday (Game Nine of Nine)
Fremantle Dockers (44) v Collingwood (80)
Collingwood Cause Upset
Facts and Figures: The Dockers have plenty of work to do as they only kicked a total ten points on aggregate in the second and third quarter.
Pivotal Moment: Oliver Henry gave Collingwood a 22 point lead in the fourth
quarter with his second of his four goals for the game.
Fremantle Dockers Game Changer: Will Brodie
Collingwood Game Changers: Jack Crisp, Oliver Henry