Ryan Buckland Columnist

Ryan Buckland

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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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Why this year’s quieter AFL trade period is a sign of things to come

Why this year’s quieter AFL trade period is a sign of things to come

6 days ago

As of close of business Tuesday, just ten transactions have been finalised in this AFL trade period. That’s down from 15 at the same stage last season. Why did this year, which promised plenty of wheeling and dealing, peter out to nothing special?

Jack Watts completes Port Adelaide’s perfect trade period

Jack Watts completes Port Adelaide's perfect trade period

17 Oct 2017

This year’s fashionable flat track bully has pulled off a recruiting spree to rival any in recent years. Port Adelaide had an up and down 2017, but if all goes to plan, the ups will be much higher next season.

Melbourne land Jake Lever, but they sold the farm to do it

Melbourne land Jake Lever, but they sold the farm to do it

12 Oct 2017

The animus is over, for now. Melbourne have secured the services of Jake Lever, their young key position piece, giving up a bounty to add one of the final pieces of their aggressive rebuild.

The AFL’s small ball revolution is here, and it is shaping the trade period

The AFL's small ball revolution is here, and it is shaping the trade period

11 Oct 2017

The last two AFL premiers have plenty of things in common, but one which threatens to reshape the league. Small ball is here, and it will shake up every team in the competition.

The column that never was – what if Adelaide won?

The column that never was – what if Adelaide won?

1 Oct 2017

From the Editors: The Richmond Tigers won the AFL Grand Final yesterday, in a result that has made yellow and black fans very happy. But what if they hadn’t?

Strong and bold! Richmond’s rise from rabble to premiers

Strong and bold! Richmond's rise from rabble to premiers

30 Sep 2017

Richmond’s recent history is potted with false starts and self-inflicted wounds, failed campaigns and rash decisions. This time around, the Tigers decided to do it differently, and be better, and now they’ve won it all.