Ryan Buckland Columnist

Ryan Buckland

Roar Expert
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About

Ryan likes his sport played efficiently, effectively and elegantly, like a Nic Naitanui hit out to advantage.

Always searching for an interesting angle, Ryan loves nothing more than digging deep into the play and searching for the signal others miss in the noise.

You can follow Ryan here (@RyanBuckland7).

Member Since:
 
January 2014
Based In:
 
Perth, Western Australia
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, Rugby,

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Real or fake? Four confusing curiosities coming out of Round 1

Real or fake? Four confusing curiosities coming out of Round 1

1 day ago

It started innocently enough, the first round of the 2017 AFL season. But on Saturday, everything changed. A bonkers Round 1 is a harbinger of the season to come.

Collingwood vs Western Bulldogs: Friday Night Forecast

Collingwood vs Western Bulldogs: Friday Night Forecast

6 days ago

The reigning premiers assume their position in the Friday night spotlight, journeying across town to face the Pies. Uncertainty abounds for both of these teams. What better way to expose it than in the first prime time game of the year.

Carlton vs Richmond: Opening Night Forecast

Carlton vs Richmond: Opening Night Forecast

23 Mar 2017

No more broken hand stories. No more 11-year-old illicit drugs stories. No more Comeback Stories. No more previews, predictions and prattling. Let’s go.

23 crazy, fearless predictions for the 2017 AFL season

23 crazy, fearless predictions for the 2017 AFL season

22 Mar 2017

A lot of things are going to happen in the 2017 AFL season; some we can predict, some we cannot. Last year I was accused of making predictions that were not nearly crazy or fearless enough.

West Coast were built to win it all, and they will

West Coast were built to win it all, and they will

15 Mar 2017

“West Coast can’t win it because Nic Naitanui is missing.” Good luck with that. This common refrain of the offseason has become statement that reveals the speaker’s glaring lack of football knowledge.

The Roar’s 2017 AFL top 50 players: 40-31

The Roar's 2017 AFL top 50 players: 40-31

14 Mar 2017

The Roar AFL Top 50 continues with the players the AFL expert panel rate just below the very best in the competition. Three defenders, two players returning from long absences and a former top 10 finisher are in this group – who could they be?