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Fan of the AFL, will watch most things though.

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March 2015
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A totally accurate, not at all random prediction for the 2017 AFL ladder

A totally accurate, not at all random prediction for the 2017 AFL ladder

22 Mar 2017

This time last year, I randomised a list of all the AFL teams and decided to argue why that would be the correct outcome for the season. It wasn’t, but there were some close calls, including being very close to predicting the grand final.

How my “predictions” went compared to reality

How my "predictions" went compared to reality

30 Aug 2016

At the start of the year, I decided that instead of putting down my accurate thoughts what the teams of the AFL would do this season, I elected to put my “reputation” in the hands of fate.

Checkside Round 2: A total reversal in Round 1 form

Checkside Round 2: A total reversal in Round 1 form

6 Apr 2016

With Round 2 done, it’s now perfectly acceptable to start making broad assertions as to the form line of teams, especially if those assertions counter the claims that were hinted at in last week’s review.

Checkside Round 1: Suns’ God rises for Easter

Checkside Round 1: Suns' God rises for Easter

31 Mar 2016

Any other time I talk about Demons beating Giants I’m discussing a fantasy novel; if I bring up the time the Swans beat the Magpies I’m on about something illegal; and if I want to chat about Suns beating Bombers it’s usually about something I imagined after a late night out.

The songs AFL clubs should adopt for their ‘fanthem’

The songs AFL clubs should adopt for their 'fanthem'

22 Mar 2016

Early this year I spent a month in the United States, and experienced three of the most popular American sports. At each event I noticed that there were several times during the event that the crowd would join in the singing of ‘traditional’ popular songs, or ‘fanthems’.

Randomly predicting the 2016 AFL Ladder

Randomly predicting the 2016 AFL Ladder

10 Mar 2016

As at the start of every season, there are people who look carefully at the results of the pre-season, the last couple of seasons, scoring and defence trends, possession stats and team lists and use these to try and accurately predict just what the standings will be at the end of the season. (Although the […]