Category: afl-finals

West Coast’s unpredictable premiership is the start of a new AFL era

Historical trends are often not realised without hindsight. Richmond’s premiership win in 2017 showed that the fairytale Bulldogs win the year before would not be the only one of the era. Melbourne’s dominance against Geelong and Hawthorn in the finals made supporters think that it might be their fairytale this year – that is, until […]

AFL grand final betting odds 2018: West Coast Eagles vs Collingwood Magpies head-to-head, margin, Norm Smith Medal, first goal

The AFL grand final will see the West Coast Eagles and Collingwood Magpies square off at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday, and the story and home ground advantage of Collingwood has them heading into the match as favourites. The ‘Pies are paying $1.67 to take out the premiership, despite finishing lower on the ladder […]

The Roar’s 2018 AFL Grand Final expert tips and predictions

We spent so much time in this finals series assuming that Richmond at least making the grand final if not winning it was essentially guaranteed that the task of analysis a Tiger-less decided has thrown us. Collingwood vs West Coast is one of the more unlikely potential grand final scenarios that could have come out […]