AFL Round Round 8 Review (Season 2024)

Facts and Figures

Average Score: 76.56 points per team, which is fairly high, when taking into account three out of 18 teams scored less than 50 points.
Average Winning Margin: 23.56 points per game, which is quite high, considering four out of nine games had a margin of eight points or less.
Round 8 (In a Nutshell): Round 8 was entertaining. Check out what transpired.

Game One of Nine

Adelaide Crows (78) v Port Adelaide (48)
Facts and Figures: Adelaide Crows had 18 scoring shots, compared with Port Adelaide who had 23.
Adelaide Crows Game Changer: Izak Rankine
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Jason Horne-Francis

Game Two of Nine

Carlton (79) v Collingwood (85)
Facts and Figures: Collingwood had 25 scoring shots, while Carlton had 19. The game was decided by a moment with a brilliance with Nick Daicos kicking what proved to be the winning goal.
Carlton Game Changer: Harry McKay
Collingwood Game Changer: Nick Daicos

Game Three of Nine

Sydney Swans (98) v GWS Giants (69)
Facts and Figures: Sydney Swans had 28 scoring shots, compared with GWS Giants who had 19.
Sydney Swans Game Changer: Will Hayward
GWS Giants Game Changer: James Peatling

Game Four of Nine

St Kilda (103) v North Melbourne (65)
Facts and Figures: St Kilda had 28 scoring shots, while North Melbourne had 15.
St Kilda Game Changer: Darcy Wilson
North Melbourne Game Changer: Aidan Corr

Game Five of Nine

Melbourne Demons (74) v Geelong Cats (66)
Facts and Figures: Melbourne Demons had 24 scoring shots, compared with Geelong Cats who had 21.
Melbourne Demons Game Changer: Bayley Fritsch
Geelong Cats Game Changer: Tom Atkins

Game Six of Nine

West Coast Eagles (71) v Essendon (77)
Facts and Figures: Essendon had 22 scoring shots, while West Coast Eagles had 22.
West Coast Eagles Game Changer: Jake Waterman
Essendon Game Changer: Zach Merrett

Game Seven of Nine

Richmond (49) v Fremantle Dockers (103)
Facts and Figures: Fremantle Dockers had 28 scoring shots, compared with Richmond who had 19.
Richmond Game Changer: Mykelti Lefau
Fremantle Dockers Game Changer: Hayden Young

Game Eight of Nine

Western Bulldogs (91) v Hawthorn (98)
Facts and Figures: Hawthorn had 28 scoring shots, while Western Bulldogs had 28.
Western Bulldogs Game Changer: Marcus Bontempelli
Hawthorn Game Changer: James Sicily

Game Nine of Nine

Brisbane Lions (79) v Gold Coast Suns (45)
Facts and Figures: Brisbane Lions had 29 scoring shots, compared with Gold Coast Suns who had 15.
Brisbane Lions Game Changer: Josh Dunkley
Gold Coast Sun Game Changer: Sam Flanders



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