Posts Tagged "Lance Franklin"

It wasn’t even nominated at the time, but Daniel Rioli’s brilliant goal against West Coast in Round 3 has won the AFL’s goal of the year award at the 2017 Brownlow Medal.

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Life as a Sydney Swans supporter is full of ups and downs. Nothing is more certain – not even taxes – than Victorian media bias against the Harbourside club.

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Sydney’s stunning surge is over and Lance Franklin’s dark night against Geelong personified the Swans’ woes.

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Key tips for AFL defenders playing against Buddy Franklin: whatever you do don’t let him goal side of you and bring reinforcements.

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While many of us are heavily engrossed in the AFL finals after an intriguing opening week, I want to reflect on some of the home-and-away season’s most impressive individual displays.

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Eddie Betts was so mesmerisingly brilliant on Thursday night that several GWS players recognised the privilege of their vantage points and decided to watch the spectacle instead of getting in the way.

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The 2017 AFL season is over, and in a year in which we were mesmerised by close finishes, comebacks and shifting positions in the top eight, we were also treated to special performances from some of the league’s best.

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Sydney star Lance Franklin has won a fourth Coleman medal after West Coast forward Josh Kennedy was restricted to one goal in Sunday’s 29-point win over Adelaide.

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Lance Franklin has one hand on a fourth Coleman medal after booting 10 goals at the SCG, where Sydney warmed up for AFL finals with a crushing 81-point win over Carlton.

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“Jay, look. This is the best thing in football,” my colleague said, not looking at me, eyes fixed on the screen above my head, Lance Franklin with ball in hand, dashing down the near wing, space and possibility in front of him.

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Lance Franklin has bounced back to form, with Sydney cruising to a massive 104-point AFL win over Fremantle at the SCG.

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One last showdown between Geelong’s Tom Lonergan and Sydney’s Lance Franklin looms as an intriguing subplot to a Friday night AFL thriller.

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For much of Saturday night at Spotless Stadium, the Giants coasted on their talent until they were finally struck with a punishing blow of cruel irony: the most talented player on the field was playing for the other team.

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Sydney have shored up their status as the AFL’s form side with the help of Lance Franklin, outgunning Greater Western Sydney by 13 points in an enthralling derby at Spotless Stadium.

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I’d take a punch to the head from Tom Bugg or Ali Fahour any day before ever having depression again. In 47 years of life I’m yet to have experienced anything worse.

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A month ago, this looked like a Friday fizzer. After Essendon’s consolidation and Sydney’s return to form, it’s now a game for a spot in the top eight – at least temporarily.

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I just read Sam Duncan’s article, ‘Like it or not, the AFL needs the mainstream media‘.

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Coming into Indigenous round this week, it’s fascinating to revisit Buddy Franklin’s charge up the all-time goal-kicking ranks.

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Over-umpiring is the bane of my existence.

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Sydney superstar Lance Franklin will come under scrutiny by the AFL match review panel after his fiery altercation with Brisbane’s Nick Robertson.

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