AFL Round 17 Preview (Season 2022)

Predictions- AFL Round 17, Season 2022 (Predicted winner for each game in Brackets)

(Geelong Cats) v Melbourne Demons
Sydney Swans v (Western Bulldogs)
(Collingwood) v North Melbourne
(Gold Coast Suns) v Richmond
(St Kilda) v Fremantle Dockers
Port Adelaide v (GWS Giants)
Brisbane Lions v (Essendon)
Hawthorn v (Adelaide Crows)
West Coast Eagles v (Carlton)

Thursday (Game One of Nine)

(Geelong Cats) v Melbourne Demons
Geelong Cats Perspective: Are they genuine contenders for the Premiership
Melbourne Demons Perspective: A good indication of where they are at
Geelong Cats Game Changer: Mitch Duncan
Melbourne Demons Game Changer: Ed Langdon
Key matchup: Cameron Guthrie v Jack Viney

Friday (Game Two of Nine)

Sydney Swans v (Western Bulldogs)
Sydney Swans Perspective: Are they going to play finals in Season 2022
Western Bulldogs Perspective: Can they improve on their Round 16 display against the Lions
Sydney Swans Game Changer: Errol Gulden
Western Bulldogs Game Changer: Josh Dunkley
Key matchup: Luke Parker v Josh Dunkley

Saturday (Game Three of Nine)

(Collingwood) v North Melbourne
Collingwood Perspective: A must win game
North Melbourne Perspective: Can they be competitive
Collingwood Game Changer: Nick Daicos
North Melbourne Game Changer: Jy Simpkin
Key matchup: Jack Crisp v Jy Simpkin

Saturday Game (Game Four of Nine)

(Gold Coast Suns) v Richmond
Gold Coast Suns Perspective: They need to win this game to have any hope of playing finals
Richmond Perspective: A danger game
Gold Coast Suns Game Changer: Touk Miller
Richmond Game Changer: Jayden Short
Key matchup: Noah Anderson v Jayden Short

Saturday (Game Five of Nine)

(St Kilda) v Fremantle Dockers
St Kilda Perspective: Was their Round 16 display an aberration or the start of a trend
Fremantle Dockers Perspective: Are they going to make top 4
St Kilda Game Changer: Sebastian Ross
Fremantle Dockers Game Changer: Andrew Brayshaw
Key matchup: Jack Steele v Will Brodie

Saturday (Game Six of Nine)

Port Adelaide v (GWS Giants)
Port Adelaide Perspective: They can’t afford any slip ups
GWS Giants Perspective: Is Mark McVeigh a chance to be the coach on a permanent basis
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Ryan Burton
GWS Giants Game Changer: Josh Kelly
Key matchup: Jeremy Finlayson v Matt Flynn

Sunday (Game Seven of Nine)

Brisbane Lions v (Essendon)
Brisbane Lions Perspective: How will they cope without Dayne Zorko and Daniel Rich
Essendon Perspective: They’ll find out where they are at
Brisbane Lions Game Changer: Hugh McCluggage
Essendon Game Changer: Dylan Shiel
Key matchup: Oscar McInerney v Sam Draper

Sunday (Game Eight of Nine)

Hawthorn v (Adelaide Crows)
Hawthorn Perspective: Can they improve on their lacklustre display in Round 16 against the Giants
Adelaide Crows Perspective: They need a win for their morale, as it will give them confidence
Hawthorn Game Changer: Jai Newcombe
Adelaide Crows Game Changer: Jordan Dawson
Key matchup: Ben Keays v Jai Newcombe

Sunday (Game Nine of Nine)

West Coast Eagles v (Carlton)
West Coast Eagles Perspective: Can they be competitive against a good team
Carlton Perspective: They can’t afford to be complacent
West Coast Eagles Game Changer: Nic Naitanui
Carlton Game Changer: Matthew Kennedy
Key matchup: Tom Barrass v Harry McKay

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest