AFL Round 15 Review (Season 2024)

Facts and Figures

Average Score: 93 points per team, which is fairly high, when taking into account six out of 12 teams scored 75 points or less.
Average Winning Margin: 37 points per game, which indicates there were relatively one-sided games. Despite that, two out of six games had a margin of 20 points or less.
Round 15 (In a Nutshell): Round 15 was entertaining. Check out what transpired.

Teams that had the Bye

Adelaide Crows, Collingwood, Hawthorn, Richmond, St Kilda, Western Bulldogs

Game One of Six

Carlton (138) v Geelong Cats (75)
Facts and Figures: Carlton had 33 scoring shots, while Geelong had 20. It was an impressive performance by Carlton, as everyone contributed.
Carlton Game Changers: Alex Cincotta, Patrick Cripps, Tom De Koning, Sam Walsh
Geelong Cats Game Changer: Jeremy Cameron

Game Two of Six

Port Adelaide (73) v Brisbane Lions (152)
Facts and Figures: Brisbane Lions had 37 scoring shots, compared to Port Adelaide who had 23. Even though, Port Adelaide kicked the opening two goals of the first and second quarter, the game was one way traffic, as Port Adelaide were obliterated. Brisbane Lions ruckman Oscar McInerney kicked a career high three goals.
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Mitch Georgiades
Brisbane Lions Game Changer: Oscar McInerney

Game Three of Six

GWS Giants (75) v Sydney Swans (102)
Facts and Figures: Sydney Swans had 27 scoring shots, while GWS Giants had 20. The Swans were simply too good for the Giants.
GWS Giants Game Changer: Finn Callaghan
Sydney Swans Game Changers: Errol Gulden, James Rowbottom

Game Four of Six

Melbourne Demons (70) v North Melbourne (67)
Facts and Figures: Melbourne Demons had 15 scoring shots, compared with North Melbourne who had 17. It was a game that North Melbourne should’ve won.
Melbourne Demons Game Changer: Steven May
North Melbourne Game Changers: Jackson Archer, Cameron Zurhaar

Game Five of Six

Essendon (122) v West Coast Eagles (92)
Facts and Figures: Both teams had 27 scoring shots. The game was in the balance for most of it.
Essendon Game Changers: Sam Durham, Jake Stringer
West Coast Eagles Game Changer: Elliot Yeo

Game Six of Six

Fremantle Dockers (85) v Gold Coast Suns (65)
Facts and Figures: Fremantle Dockers had 25 scoring shots, compared with Gold Coast Suns who had 15. The margin should’ve been a lot more than 20 points, as the Dockers didn’t kick straight.
Fremantle Dockers Game Changers: Andrew Brayshaw, Josh Treacy, Hayden Young
Gold Coast Suns Game Changers: Sam Day, Sam Flanders  


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