AFL Round 11 Review (Season 2022)

Facts and Figures

Average Score: 85.16 points per team, which is fairly low, when taking into account nine out of 18 teams scored 94 points or more.
Average Winning Margin: 37.88 points in nine games per game, which indicates there were relatively one sided games. Despite that, three games had a margin of 53 points or more, which indicates that there were plenty of completely one sided games.
Round 11 (In a Nutshell): In Round 11 I correctly predicted the results in six out of nine matches. Find out what transpired in Round 11.

Friday (Game One of Nine)

Sydney Swans (106) v Richmond (100)
Richmond Throw Away 31 Point Lead!
Facts and Figures: Richmond were in control of the game, but they lost the game by one goal!
Pivotal Moment: Lance Franklin gave the Swans a four point lead near midway through the fourth quarter.
Sydney Swans Game Changer: Lance Franklin
Richmond Game Changer: Liam Baker

Saturday (Game Two of Nine)

Brisbane Lions (110) v GWS Giants (96)
Lions Have Too Much Polish
Facts and Figures: The Giants led by 30 points at one stage, but the Lions were simply too good. There were 14 goals kicked in the first quarter! Lincoln McCarthy of the Lions kicked three, while Toby Greene of the Giants kicked three.
Pivotal Moment: Lincoln McCarthy gave the Lions a 15 point lead with five minutes left in the game.
Brisbane Lions Game Changers: Lincoln McCarthy, Lachie Neale
GWS Giants Game Changer: Josh Kelly

Saturday (Game Three of Nine)

Geelong Cats (97) v Adelaide Crows (55)
Cats Win Fairly Comfortably
Facts and Figures: The Cats won the game, partly due to the Crows inaccurate goal kicking.
Pivotal Moment: Zach Tuohy gave the Cats a 24 point lead at three quarter time.
Geelong Cats Game Changers: Jeremy Cameron, Tom Stewart
Adelaide Crows Game Changer: Reilly O’Brien

Saturday Game (Game Four of Nine)

Melbourne Demons (56) v Fremantle Dockers (94)
The Dockers Break Demons Winning Streak
Facts and Figures: The Dockers smashed the Demons in the second half to
Pivotal Moment: Rory Lobb made the deficit four goals for the Dockers at half time.
Melbourne Demons Game Changer: Clayton Oliver
Fremantle Dockers Game Changer: Michael Frederick

Saturday (Game Five of Nine)

West Coast Eagles (60) v Western Bulldogs (161)
The Eagles Embarrassed
Facts and Figures: The Eagles were annihilated in the second half by 69 points.
Pivotal Moment: Rhylee West gave the Bulldogs a 27 point lead early in the second quarter.
West Coast Eagles Game Changer: None
Western Bulldogs Game Changers: Josh Dunkley, Tim English

Saturday (Game Six of Nine)

Gold Coast Suns (121) v Hawthorn (54)
The Suns Dominant
Facts and Figures: The Suns performed extraordinarily well, while Hawthorn had no answers.
Pivotal Moment: Mabior Chol gave the Suns a three goal lead at quarter time.
Gold Coast Suns Game Changer: Sam Collins
Hawthorn Game Changer: None

Sunday (Game Seven of Nine)

St Kilda (103) v North Melbourne (50)
St Kilda Far Too Good
Facts and Figures: St Kilda controlled the game after being challenged early on.
Pivotal Moment: Marcus Windhager gave St Kilda a 33 point lead early in third quarter.
St Kilda Game Changer: Bradley Hill
North Melbourne Game Changer: Jed Anderson

Sunday (Game Eight of Nine)

Collingwood (79) v Carlton (75)
Collingwood Survive Carlton Comeback
Facts and Figures: Carlton fought back in the last quarter, but it wasn’t enough.
Pivotal Moment: Jordon De Goey gave Collingwood a 14 point lead early in the second quarter.
Collingwood Game Changer: Josh Daicos
Carlton Game Changer: Adam Saad

Sunday (Game Nine of Nine)

Port Adelaide (66) v Essendon (50)
Port Adelaide Win Tight Contest
Facts and Figures: Port Adelaide had just one more scoring shot than Essendon.
Pivotal Moment: Trent Dumont gave Port Adelaide a 16 point lead near three quarter time.
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Dan Houston
Essendon Game Changer: Nic Martin


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