2017 AFL season preview: 18th to 1st

Patrick Dangerfield Geelong Cats AFL 2016

Full AFL season preview series – every club, every coach, every list

Before the 2017 AFL season kicks off, Roar expert Cameron Rose will cast his learned eye over all 18 teams, their lists and their prospects for the year.

If you’re looking to get acquainted with each AFL side, their players, strengths and weaknesses and their potential for the year ahead, this is the only AFL preview series you’ll need on the web.


What’s more, Cameron’s also releasing his previews in his predicted finishing order for the 2016 AFL season, just to add a little spice to the recipe.

Because we’re clever here at The Roar, we’ve named the series Rosey’s 2017 AFL preview series. Click on the links below for full previews of each side, and make sure to leave a comment on your team’s preview, letting Cam know how you think they’ll fare.

Full 2017 AFL season preview

1st: GWS Giants
2nd: Sydney Swans
3rd: Western Bulldogs
4th: Geelong Cats
5th: West Coast Eagles
6th: Melbourne Demons
7th: Adelaide Crows
8th: St Kilda Saints
9th: Hawthorn Hawks
10th: Richmond Tigers
11th: Collingwood Magpies
12th: Gold Coast Suns
13th: Port Adelaide Power
14th: Fremantle Dockers
15th: Essendon Bombers
16th: North Melbourne
17th: Carlton Blues
18th: Brisbane Lions

Last year’s AFL season preview

18th: Essendon Bombers
17th: Carlton Blues
16th: Brisbane Lions
15th: St Kilda Saints
14th: Port Adelaide Power
13th: Gold Coast Suns
12th: Melbourne Demons
11th: North Melbourne Kangaroos
10th: Adelaide Crows
9th: Collingwood Magpies
8th: GWS Giants
7th: Sydney Swans
6th: Richmond Tigers
5th: Geelong Cats
4th: Western Bulldogs
3rd: Hawthorn Hawks
2nd: Fremantle Dockers
1st: West Coast Eagles

Last updated: 29 March, 2017