Another round down in the AFL and, as seems to be happening every single week, the finals picture has changed dramatically.
Brisbane and Richmond have gone from finals prospects to virtual certainties over the space of a fortnight, while Fremantle have gone from having one eye on a top four spot to crashing out of the eight – potentially for good.
With the landscape changing from week to week, which team currently in the eight would be feeling the most nervous about their finals chances?
Has Adelaide’s Showdown shocker put them behind the eight-ball? Are Greater Western Sydney faltering at the wrong time of the season? Can Port Adelaide be trusted all the way until September?
We analysed all the finals maybes with Roar editor Stirling Coates, before making a call on which sides, if any, slide out of the eight.
Listen to the discussion:
The finals plot thickened outside the eight too, with the Western Bulldogs stunning Geelong to launch themselves into the finals conversation, while Essendon and North Melbourne both picked up their fourth wins in five matches to keep very much in touch.