AFL Round 16 Review (Season 2024)

Facts and Figures

Average Score: 82.17 points per team, with only three teams scoring over 100 points.
Average Winning Margin: 24.33 points per game, in a round where the final two games of the round were both decided by a margin of 61 points.
Round 16 (In a Nutshell): Round 16 was entertaining. Check out what transpired.

Game One of Nine

Brisbane Lions (86) v Melbourne Demons (81)
Facts and Figures: Brisbane Lions had 31 scoring shots, compared to Melbourne Demons who had 26. Both teams kicked 11 goals. Melbourne led at half time and three quarter but lost the game. Hugh McCluggage kicked the winning goal.
Brisbane Lions Game Changers: Josh Dunkley, Hugh McCluggage
Melbourne Demons Game Changers: Kysaiah Pickett, Jack Viney

Game Two of Nine

North Melbourne (60) v Western Bulldogs (77)
Facts and Figures: Western Bulldogs had 22 scoring shots, while North Melbourne had 15.
North Melbourne Game Changer: Tristan Xerri
Western Bulldogs Game Changers: Marcus Bontempelli, Tom Liberatore

Game Three of Nine

Sydney Swans (98) v Fremantle Dockers (99)
Facts and Figures: Fremantle Dockers had 24 scoring shots, compared with Sydney Swans had 28. It was a great performance from the Dockers.
Sydney Swans Game Changer: Nick Blakey
Fremantle Dockers Game Changer: Nat Fyfe

Game Four of Nine

Gold Coast Suns (101) v Collingwood (90)
Facts and Figures: Gold Coast Suns had 31 scoring shots, while Collingwood had 25. It was a great game of footy to watch.
Gold Coast Suns Game Changer: Sam Flanders
Collingwood Game Changer: Nick Daicos

Game Five of Nine

Adelaide Crows (94) v GWS Giants (78)
Facts and Figures: Adelaide Crows had 29 scoring shots, compared with GWS Giants who had 18. The Crows should’ve won by more than 16 points.
Adelaide Crows Game Changer: Izak Rankine
GWS Giants Game Changer: Lachie Whitfield

Game Six of Nine

Geelong Cats (105) v Essendon (60)
Facts and Figures: Geelong Cats had 25 scoring shots, while Essendon had 15.
Geelong Cats Game Changer: Oliver Dempsey
Essendon Game Changer: Jye Caldwell

Game Seven of Nine

St Kilda (60) v Port Adelaide (62)
Facts and Figures: Port Adelaide had 22 scoring shots, compared with St Kilda who had 20.
St Kilda Game Changer: Jack Sinclair
Port Adelaide Game Changer: Jason Horne-Francis

Game Eight of Nine

Richmond (70) v Carlton (131)
Facts and Figures: Carlton had 31 scoring while Richmond had 20. It was a close contest for the first two quarters, but ultimately Carlton were too good.
Richmond Game Changer: Toby Nankervis
Carlton Game Changer: Patrick Cripps

Game Nine of Nine

West Coast Eagles (33) v Hawthorn (94)
Facts and Figures: Hawthorn had 24 scoring shots, compared with the West Coast Eagles who had 13. It was a great display by Hawthorn, but on the other side of the coin the Eagles were poor.
West Coast Eagles Game Changer: Jeremy McGovern
Hawthorn Game Changer: Jai Newcombe

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