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Adelaide Crows

Chris Dawes suspended, Ben Rutten reprimanded in final match

JESSE HOGAN 11:26pm Chris Dawes is set to miss the first round of 2015 while Ben Rutten has preserved – narrowly – his record of lasting his entire 12-year career without suspension.

Saints call time on James Gwilt and Clinton Jones

James Gwilt of the Saints competes for the ball with Scott Thompson of the Crows.

ASHLEY PORTER St Kilda coach Alan Richardson told James Gwilt and Clinton Jones after training last Tuesday night they would not be offered new contracts at the club.

Lenny Hayes sets tackle record as Crows beat Saints

Lenny Hayes finishes his AFL career with the tackling record.

ASHLEY PORTER St Kilda great Lenny Hayes set an AFL record but his struggling club collected the wooden spoon as it was trounced by 79 points by Adelaide.

Josh Kennedy, Ben Rutten could face match review panel punishment

West Coast's Josh Kennedy was reported for this clash with Gold Coast's David Swallow.

JESSE HOGAN West Coast spearhead Josh Kennedy could miss the start of next season due to suspension while Adelaide defender Ben Rutten's first punishment could come in his final game.

Pssst: Waikerie honours a favourite son, Mark Ricciuto

A maquette of the proposed Ricciuto statue.

PETER HANLON Since he embarked on his latest sporting mission, it's been pointed out to Bob Utber that if you were to discover that he's leading the push for a statue of an Adelaide footballer with No.32 on his back, that would logically be great news for the people of Moggs Creek. But let's take it one statue at a time.

Adelaide hunts for experienced assistant for coach Brenton Sanderson

Brenton Sanderson signs an autograph for a young fan during the round 22 match against the Kangaroos on August 23.

Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson wants a senior AFL coaching figure to assist him.

Richmond poised to finish 2014 without a late change

Coach Damien Hardwick.

JESSE HOGAN Richmond may not end this year with a finals berth, but it is on track to end it with a unique achievement: going through an entire season without making a late change.

Rory Sloane tells Adelaide duo Patrick Dangerfield and Taylor Walker to stick with Crows

Rory Sloane

Adelaide vice-captain Rory Sloane has appealed to two star teammates to stick with the Crows despite anger at their erratic AFL season

Vomiting cat blamed for AFL star's speeding ticket

WHY SO GRUMPY? Grumpy Cat has made a fortune out of its signature look. Well, it's owners have at least.

A vomiting cat has been blamed for Adelaide Crows defender Daniel Talia exceeding the speed limit.

Brad Scott praises leaders in covering North's player losses

Brad Scott  with Brent Harvey at training on Thursday.

Peter Hanlon, Hobart Brad Scott says suspended duo Brent Harvey and Daniel Wells weren't mentioned at North Melbourne in a week that preceded a "superb" showing by his club's leadership group in a win over Adelaide that sealed a home preliminary final and took the Crows' finals hopes out of their hands.

Jack Ziebell takes his chance as Crows miss theirs

North Melbourne celebrate

PETER HANLON Jack Ziebell has powered North Melbourne to a tense seven-point AFL victory over Adelaide in Hobart that keeps open the race for finals football.

Greg Champion puts the future of footy before his beloved Adelaide Crows

Voice of protest: Greg Champion.

Neil McMahon Greg Champion is nominally a Victorian, born in Benalla and a resident of Melbourne now for 35 years. But don’t be fooled – his heart belongs to the Adelaide Crows.

Tagger: Six steps from Brent Harvey to Curtly Ambrose

Peter Hanlon

PETER HANLON One day, we'll reflect that the saddest part of this sorry saga was that football looked to rugby league for a steer on what to do next.

Brent Harvey to play a key role behind the scenes

Brad Scott  with Brent Harvey at training on Thursday.

LIAM MANNIX Suspended North Melbourne midfielder Brent Harvey will play a key behind-the-scenes role as the club aims for finals.

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says Tigers are learning to win the tight ones

Reece Conca looks happy at the prospect of a return to the Richmond team.

LIAM MANNIX After years of playing as if they didn’t quite know how to win, the Tigers are learning to close out the tight ones, says coach Damien Hardwick.

Crows demand goal review reason from AFL

Rory Sloane kicked a goal which was reviewed and then adjudged a behind.

The Adelaide Crows are demanding the AFL explain a controversial score review in their narrow loss to Richmond.

AFL's review system under fire again

Dustin Martin of the Tigers wins the ball in front of Luke Brown of the Crows.

ASHLEY PORTER The AFL's score review system again came under heavy fire on Saturday night when a goal was overturned, possibly costing Adelaide a place in the finals series.

Seventh heaven: Richmond's gutsy win keeps finals dream alive

Ben Griffiths of the Tigers competes with Josh Jenkins of the Crows at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday night.

ASHLEY PORTER Richmond's gutsy 10-point win against Adelaide in front of 50,459 hostile fans at Adelaide Oval last night must surely rate as one of its most crucial in recent times.

Tigers walk taller alongside Ivan Maric, a spiritual leader

Ivan Maric has been at the heart of a belated Richmond charge that faces its biggest do-or-die moment against the Crows.

PETER HANLON That Ivan Maric makes Richmond better is an understanding that reaches beyond football, draping a sense of how things should be done over this famous club like, well, a mullet spilling over broad shoulders.

Andrew Otten requires second knee reconstruction

Andy Otten was carried off the ground on Sunday.

ASHLEY PORTER Adelaide’s fears were confirmed today with news that rebounding defender Andy Otten ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Sunday’s club-record win against Brisbane Lions at the Gabba.

AFL gives cold shoulder to Adelaide's heat concerns

Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson.

The AFL has poured cold water on Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson's scheduling concerns related to Sunday's hot fixture in the Sunshine State.

Hawthorn's Jarryd Roughead offered one-match tripping ban

Jarryd Roughead was reported for this incident.

JESSE HOGAN Jarryd Roughead is set to miss Hawthorn's top-four match away to Fremantle this weekend after being the only player charged by the match review panel, with Steve Johnson and Nat Fyfe both escaping censure.

Points could sideline Jarryd Roughead for minor trip

Steve Johnson in a scuffle with Fremantle's Lachie Neale.

JESSE HOGAN The curse of carry-over points is set to strike Jarryd Roughead, with the Hawthorn spearhead expected to be sidelined for a week for the most minor of tripping offences, while Geelong's Steve Johnson has again brought scrutiny upon himself.

Heat, fixture not to blame for Lions' big loss to Crows: Justin Leppitsch

Brisbane Lions coach Justin Leppitsch looks glum during Sunday's game against Adelaide.

ANDREW STAFFORD Brisbane coach refused to blame the heat or fixture for the Lions’ 105-point shellacking at the hands of the Crows

Crows coach Brenton Sanderson latest to slam AFL's scheduling

Good advice: Adelaide coach Brent Sanderson talks tactics during a break.

ANDREW STAFFORD The AFL has come under more heavy criticism for its game scheduling this year, with Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson joining the queue.

Injury-hit Adelaide smashes Brisbane

The Crows celebrate a goal.

ANDREW STAFFORD Before this game at the Gabba, Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson had some terse words to say on radio about the interchange cap, and the Brisbane heat.

AFL under fire for Gaza ad ban at Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval

Greg Baum, Larissa Nicholson The AFL has been accused of censorship for stepping in to ban a planned advertising campaign at the Adelaide Oval supporting Gaza.

Eagles breathe new life into finals hopes with win

Well done, Eagles: Luke Shuey (left) and Patrick McGinnity celebrate their win.

ASHLEY PORTER The Eagles have come from obscurity to upset Adelaide by 31 points and enter the finals race – but their coach Adam Simpson doesn’t think they’ll get there.

West Coast Eagles slam dunk Adelaide's finals hopes

Will Schofield of the Eagles dashes clear of Adelaide's Josh Jenkins in Saturday's victory.

ASHLEY PORTER The Crows feted one of their highest-profile fans, San Antonio Spurs NBA championship star Patty Mills before the game at Adelaide Oval, but in true basketball fashion they themselves were slammed dunked by the Eagles.

Tom Langdon dropped as Pies opt for Fasolo

Tom Langdon, Magpie half-back.

JESSE HOGAN The near-fairytale debut season of defender Tom Langdon has been halted by his omission for Collingwood's pivotal home clash with Port Adelaide on Sunday.

2014 Home and Away

Round 1
Fri, 14 MarTimes shown AEDT
COL 46 vs FRE 116 Report Stats
Sat, 15 MarTimes shown AEDT
GWS 99 vs SYD 67 Report Report Stats
GCF 87 vs RIC 69 Report Stats
Sun, 16 MarTimes shown AEDT
CAR 87 vs PTA 120 Report Stats
Thu, 20 MarTimes shown AEDT
GEE 119 vs ADE 81 Report Stats
Fri, 21 MarTimes shown AEDT
NTH 60 vs ESS 99 Report Stats
Sat, 22 MarTimes shown AEDT
HAW 139 vs BRI 91 Report Stats
STK 68 vs MEL 51 Report Stats
Sun, 23 MarTimes shown AEDT
WCE 134 vs WBU 69 Report Stats
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Round 2
Thu, 27 MarTimes shown AEDT
RIC 98 vs CAR 86 Report Stats
Fri, 28 MarTimes shown AEDT
ESS 86 vs HAW 90 Report Stats
Sat, 29 MarTimes shown AEDT
STK 95 vs GWS 88 Report Stats
PTA 127 vs ADE 73 Report Stats
FRE 87 vs GCF 39 Report Stats
SYD 69 vs COL 89 Report Stats
Sun, 30 MarTimes shown AEDT
BRI 68 vs GEE 93 Report Stats
MEL 30 vs WCE 123 Report Stats
WBU 54 vs NTH 83 Report Stats
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Round 3
Fri, 04 AprTimes shown AEDT
HAW 137 vs FRE 79 Report Stats
Sat, 05 AprTimes shown AEDT
WBU 100 vs RIC 98 Report Stats
ADE 71 vs SYD 134 Report Stats
GCF 114 vs BRI 61 Report Stats
WCE 83 vs STK 58 Report Stats
COL 76 vs GEE 87 Report Stats
Sun, 06 AprTimes shown AEST
GWS 79 vs MEL 47 Report Stats
NTH 97 vs PTA 90 Report Stats
ESS 138 vs CAR 57 Report Stats
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Round 4
Fri, 11 AprTimes shown AEST
RIC 72 vs COL 110 Report Stats
Sat, 12 AprTimes shown AEST
CAR 58 vs MEL 81 Report Stats
PTA 159 vs BRI 46 Report Stats
GWS 83 vs WBU 110 Report Stats
GEE 107 vs WCE 32 Report Stats
GCF 49 vs HAW 148 Report Stats
Sun, 13 AprTimes shown AEST
SYD 48 vs NTH 91 Report Stats
STK 50 vs ADE 136 Report Stats
FRE 113 vs ESS 60 Report Stats
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Round 5
Thu, 17 AprTimes shown AEST
BRI 63 vs RIC 106 Report Stats
Sat, 19 AprTimes shown AEST
COL 93 vs NTH 58 Report Stats
SYD 92 vs FRE 75 Report Stats
WCE 56 vs PTA 70 Report Stats
ESS 65 vs STK 81 Report Stats
Sun, 20 AprTimes shown AEST
ADE 137 vs GWS 72 Report Stats
MEL 78 vs GCF 86 Report Stats
WBU 91 vs CAR 119 Report Stats
Mon, 21 AprTimes shown AEST
GEE 106 vs HAW 87 Report Stats
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Round 6
Fri, 25 AprTimes shown AEST
COL 83 vs ESS 60 Report Stats
STK 79 vs BRI 82 Report Stats
FRE 61 vs NTH 74 Report Stats
Sat, 26 AprTimes shown AEST
GCF 134 vs GWS 94 Report Stats
CAR 92 vs WCE 89 Report Stats
MEL 38 vs SYD 69 Report Stats
Sun, 27 AprTimes shown AEST
WBU 83 vs ADE 92 Report Stats
RIC 52 vs HAW 118 Report Stats
PTA 107 vs GEE 67 Report Stats
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Round 7
Fri, 02 MayTimes shown AEST
CAR 70 vs COL 104 Report Stats
Sat, 03 MayTimes shown AEST
HAW 175 vs STK 30 Report Stats
GWS 97 vs PTA 132 Report Stats
ADE 67 vs MEL 70 Report Stats
BRI 44 vs SYD 123 Report Stats
ESS 73 vs WBU 65 Report Stats
Sun, 04 MayTimes shown AEST
NTH 77 vs GCF 120 Report Stats
GEE 81 vs RIC 76 Report Stats
WCE 54 vs FRE 73 Report Stats
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Round 8
Fri, 09 MayTimes shown AEST
SYD 107 vs HAW 88 Report Stats
Sat, 10 MayTimes shown AEST
PTA 94 vs FRE 76 Report Stats
BRI 57 vs ESS 65 Report Stats
MEL 83 vs WBU 99 Report Stats
Sun, 11 MayTimes shown AEST
WCE 188 vs GWS 77 Report Stats
Mon, 12 MayTimes shown AEST
STK 69 vs CAR 101 Report Stats
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Round 9
Thu, 15 MayTimes shown AEST
ADE 76 vs COL 55 Report Stats
Fri, 16 MayTimes shown AEST
ESS 64 vs SYD 114 Report Stats
Sat, 17 MayTimes shown AEST
RIC 74 vs MEL 91 Report Stats
NTH 125 vs BRI 38 Report Stats
FRE 96 vs GEE 64 Report Stats
Sun, 18 MayTimes shown AEST
STK 87 vs GCF 125 Report Stats
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Round 10
Fri, 23 MayTimes shown AEST
GEE 111 vs NTH 91 Report Stats
Sat, 24 MayTimes shown AEST
GWS 41 vs RIC 154 Report Stats
COL 109 vs WCE 101 Report Stats
PTA 100 vs HAW 86 Report Stats
Sun, 25 MayTimes shown AEST
GCF 119 vs WBU 74 Report Stats
CAR 81 vs ADE 76 Report Stats
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Round 11
Thu, 29 MayTimes shown AEST
SYD 148 vs GEE 38 Report Stats
Fri, 30 MayTimes shown AEST
STK 54 vs COL 140 Report Stats
Sat, 31 MayTimes shown AEST
MEL 75 vs PTA 95 Report Stats
BRI 98 vs CAR 91 Report Stats
ESS 104 vs RIC 54 Report Stats
Sun, 01 JunTimes shown AEST
ADE 109 vs GCF 77 Report Stats
WBU 51 vs FRE 89 Report Stats
HAW 94 vs GWS 87 Report Stats
WCE 44 vs NTH 82 Report Stats
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Round 12
Fri, 06 JunTimes shown AEST
GEE 107 vs CAR 102 Report Stats
Sat, 07 JunTimes shown AEST
HAW 123 vs WCE 79 Report Stats
PTA 129 vs STK 59 Report Stats
WBU 87 vs BRI 95 Report Stats
GWS 66 vs ESS 81 Report Stats
Sun, 08 JunTimes shown AEST
GCF 74 vs SYD 109 Report Stats
FRE 90 vs ADE 50 Report Stats
NTH 116 vs RIC 88 Report Stats
Mon, 09 JunTimes shown AEST
MEL 28 vs COL 61 Report Stats
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Round 13
Fri, 13 JunTimes shown AEST
CAR 90 vs HAW 118 Report Stats
Sat, 14 JunTimes shown AEST
RIC 85 vs FRE 105 Report Stats
SYD 98 vs PTA 94 Report Stats
WCE 103 vs GCF 100 Report Stats
BRI 80 vs GWS 125 Report Stats
ADE 109 vs NTH 73 Report Stats
Sun, 15 JunTimes shown AEST
GEE 133 vs STK 37 Report Stats
COL 98 vs WBU 106 Report Stats
ESS 77 vs MEL 78 Report Stats
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Round 14
Fri, 20 JunTimes shown AEST
RIC 51 vs SYD 62 Report Stats
Sat, 21 JunTimes shown AEST
PTA 128 vs WBU 56 Report Stats
HAW 115 vs COL 86 Report Stats
GCF 118 vs GEE 78 Report Stats
FRE 105 vs BRI 22 Report Stats
ESS 101 vs ADE 92 Report Stats
Sun, 22 JunTimes shown AEST
GWS 100 vs CAR 92 Report Stats
STK 70 vs WCE 103 Report Stats
MEL 66 vs NTH 107 Report Stats
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Round 15
Fri, 27 JunTimes shown AEST
GEE 89 vs ESS 80 Report Stats
Sat, 28 JunTimes shown AEST
HAW 116 vs GCF 63 Report Stats
STK 73 vs RIC 117 Report Stats
FRE 88 vs WCE 81 Report Stats
SYD 106 vs GWS 60 Stats
BRI 70 vs NTH 66 Report Stats
Sun, 29 JunTimes shown AEST
WBU 91 vs MEL 85 Report Stats
ADE 99 vs PTA 76 Report Stats
COL 91 vs CAR 76 Report Stats
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Round 16
Fri, 04 JulTimes shown AEST
NTH 108 vs HAW 88 Report Stats
Sat, 05 JulTimes shown AEST
RIC 79 vs BRI 54 Report Stats
GWS 72 vs ADE 140 Report Stats
GCF 80 vs COL 75 Report Stats
MEL 34 vs FRE 97 Report Stats
PTA 60 vs ESS 62 Report Stats
Sun, 06 JulTimes shown AEST
CAR 151 vs STK 66 Report Stats
WCE 51 vs SYD 79 Report Stats
GEE 69 vs WBU 56 Report Stats
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Round 17
Fri, 11 JulTimes shown AEST
ADE 92 vs HAW 104 Report Stats
Sat, 12 JulTimes shown AEST
MEL 36 vs GEE 102 Report Stats
NTH 92 vs STK 33 Report Stats
WBU 94 vs GCF 66 Report Stats
BRI 64 vs WCE 76 Report Stats
SYD 122 vs CAR 51 Report Stats
Sun, 13 JulTimes shown AEST
RIC 126 vs PTA 106 Report Stats
ESS 103 vs COL 39 Report Stats
FRE 136 vs GWS 60 Report Stats
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Round 18
Fri, 18 JulTimes shown AEST
CAR 109 vs NTH 86 Report Stats
Sat, 19 JulTimes shown AEST
STK 118 vs FRE 60 Report Stats
GWS 87 vs GEE 94 Report Stats
Sun, 20 JulTimes shown AEST
PTA 72 vs MEL 69 Report Stats
WBU 94 vs ESS 101 Report Stats
Fri, 25 JulTimes shown AEST
WCE 42 vs RIC 59 Report Stats
Sat, 26 JulTimes shown AEST
BRI 110 vs GCF 56 Report Stats
HAW 104 vs SYD 94 Report Stats
Sun, 27 JulTimes shown AEST
COL 82 vs ADE 98 Report Stats
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Round 19
Thu, 31 JulTimes shown AEST
FRE 83 vs CAR 78 Report Stats
Fri, 01 AugTimes shown AEST
SYD 79 vs ESS 57 Report Stats
Sat, 02 AugTimes shown AEST
ADE 105 vs WCE 136 Report Stats
RIC 89 vs GWS 62 Report Stats
GCF 117 vs STK 64 Report Stats
NTH 79 vs GEE 111 Report Stats
Sun, 03 AugTimes shown AEST
MEL 51 vs BRI 74 Report Stats
HAW 107 vs WBU 45 Report Stats
COL 76 vs PTA 70 Report Stats
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Round 20
Fri, 08 AugTimes shown AEST
RIC 95 vs ESS 77 Report Stats
Sat, 09 AugTimes shown AEST
GWS 51 vs NTH 126 Report Stats
CAR 97 vs GCF 58 Report Stats
HAW 115 vs MEL 65 Report Stats
PTA 58 vs SYD 84 Report Stats
GEE 81 vs FRE 79 Report Stats
Sun, 10 AugTimes shown AEST
BRI 63 vs ADE 168 Report Stats
STK 99 vs WBU 122 Report Stats
WCE 126 vs COL 66 Report Stats
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Round 21
Fri, 15 AugTimes shown AEST
CAR 76 vs GEE 82 Report Stats
Sat, 16 AugTimes shown AEST
SYD 127 vs STK 56 Stats
GCF 47 vs PTA 56 Report Stats
ESS 77 vs WCE 74 Report Stats
COL 56 vs BRI 123 Report Stats
ADE 69 vs RIC 79 Report Stats
Sun, 17 AugTimes shown AEST
NTH 111 vs WBU 61 Report Stats
MEL 34 vs GWS 98 Report Stats
FRE 110 vs HAW 91 Report Stats
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Round 22
Fri, 22 AugTimes shown AEST
PTA 140 vs CAR 37 Report Stats
Sat, 23 AugTimes shown AEST
NTH 101 vs ADE 94 Report Stats
ESS 108 vs GCF 89 Report Stats
GWS 67 vs COL 75 Report Stats
WCE 119 vs MEL 53 Report Stats
HAW 94 vs GEE 71 Report Stats
Sun, 24 AugTimes shown AEST
BRI 48 vs FRE 106 Report Stats
WBU 67 vs SYD 130 Report Stats
RIC 98 vs STK 72 Report Stats
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Round 23
Fri, 29 AugTimes shown AEST
COL 56 vs HAW 121 Report Stats
Sat, 30 AugTimes shown AEST
CAR 90 vs ESS 90 Report Stats
FRE 105 vs PTA 97 Report Stats
SYD 65 vs RIC 68 Report Stats
NTH 123 vs MEL 93 Report Stats
GEE 143 vs BRI 81 Report Stats
Sun, 31 AugTimes shown AEST
GCF 99 vs WCE 151 Report Stats
ADE 141 vs STK 62 Report Stats
WBU 109 vs GWS 115 Report Stats
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AFL Finals Round 1
Fri, 05 SepTimes shown AEST
HAW vs GEE 19:50MCG
Sat, 06 SepTimes shown AEST
SYD vs FRE 14:45ANZ
NTH vs ESS 19:15MCG
Sun, 07 SepTimes shown AEST
PTA vs RIC 15:20Adelaide Oval
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AFL Home and Away
Overall standings
Team P W L D % Pts
Sydney Swans 22 17 5 0 142.88 68
Hawthorn 22 17 5 0 140.78 68
Geelong Cats 22 17 5 0 113.77 68
Fremantle 22 16 6 0 130.40 64
Port Adelaide 22 14 8 0 129.92 56
North Melbourne 22 14 8 0 117.04 56
Essendon 22 12 9 1 106.34 50
Richmond 22 12 10 0 105.77 48
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