Coach Luke Beveridge admitted the Western Bulldogs dodged a bullet in their 21-point victory over injury-ravaged Collingwood at the MCG on Sunday.
North Melbourne forward Kayne Turner will lose his driver’s licence, incur a fine and is also set to be sanctioned by his AFL club after being arrested for drink-driving.
The new AFL king of Geelong has overshadowed the man who filled the role for many years, with the Cats doing a 120-point demolition job on a hapless Gold Coast.
Collingwood have got their AFL season back on track by handing out a 69-point Anzac Day drubbing to Essendon.
The oft-maligned Jack Watts equalled his career high with four goals as Melbourne extended Collingwood’s poor start to the AFL season with a 35-point victory at the MCG.
Boom recruit Patrick Dangerfield may have just shaded skipper Joel Selwood for best afield honours as Geelong’s biggest names turned it on in a 69-point victory over the Brisbane Lions at Simonds Stadium.