AFL Round Round 1 Review (Season 2024)

Facts and Figures

Average Score: 84.17 points per team, which is fairly low, when taking into account five out of 18 teams scored 102 points or more.
Average Winning Margin: 25.89 points per game, which indicates there were relatively one-sided games. Despite that, three games had a margin of ten points or less.
Round 1 (In a Nutshell): Round 1 was entertaining. Check out what transpired.

Game One of Nine

Carlton (86) v Richmond (81)
Facts and Figures: Carlton had 26 scoring shots, compared to Richmond who had 21.
Carlton Game Changers: Patrick Cripps, Mitch McGovern
Richmond Game Changer: Nick Vlastuin

Game Two of Nine

Collingwood (69) v Sydney Swans (102)
Facts and Figures: Sydney Swans had 27 scoring shots, compared to Collingwood who had 19.
Collingwood Game Changer: Nick Daicos
Sydney Swans Game Changers: Isaac Heeney, Chad Warner

Game Three of Nine

Essendon (107) v Hawthorn (83)
Facts and Figures: Hawthorn had 28 scoring shots, compared to Essendon who had 22.
Essendon Game Changer: Archie Perkins
Hawthorn Game Changer: James Worpel

Game Four of Nine

GWS Giants (121) v North Melbourne (82)
Facts and Figures: The Giants had 36 scoring shots, compared to North Melbourne who had 17.
GWS Giants Game Changers: Tom Green, Jesse Hogan, Josh Kelly
North Melbourne Game Changer: Harry Sheezel

Game Five of Nine

Geelong Cats (76) v St Kilda (68)
Facts and Figures: Both teams kicked inaccurately with the Cats had 26 scoring shots, while St Kilda had 23.
Geelong Cats Game Changer: Patrick Dangerfield
St Kilda Game Changer: Rowan Marshall

Game Six of Nine

Gold Coast Suns (60) v Adelaide Crows (54)
Facts and Figures: The Crows scored 32 points in the fourth quarter; they showed plenty of character and grit.
Gold Coast Suns Game Changer: Matt Rowell
Adelaide Crows Game Changer: Matt Crouch

Game Seven of Nine

Melbourne Demons (109) v Western Bulldogs (64)
Facts and Figures: The Demons won the second half by a 33-point margin.
Melbourne Demons Game Changers: Max Gawn, Clayton Oliver
Western Bulldogs Game Changer: Marcus Bontempelli

Game Eight of Nine

Port Adelaide (120) v West Coast Eagles (70)
Facts and Figures: Port Adelaide had 40 scoring shots, compared to the Eagles who had 20.
Port Adelaide Game Changers: Connor Rozee, Ivan Soldo
West Coast Eagles Game Changer: Jeremy McGovern

Game Nine of Nine

Fremantle Dockers (93) v Brisbane Lions (70)
Facts and Figures: The Lions kicked the first four goals of the game, then the Dockers kicked the next eight. Caleb Serong was a standout with 46 disposals.
Fremantle Dockers Game Changer: Caleb Serong
Brisbane Lions Game Changer: Joe Daniher

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