Gordon P Smith Roar Guru

Gordon P Smith

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About

I'm a Yank who stays up Friday and Saturday nights from March through September to get my fix o'footy.

Member Since:
 
February 2017
Based In:
 
Idaho, USA
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Brisbane looking out of place, and a slew of other AFL predictions

Brisbane looking out of place, and a slew of other AFL predictions

1 day ago

Here’s my initial reaction to the 110-17 Lions loss on Saturday. ‘Loss’ seems like such an inadequate word here. Demolition? Implosion? Self-immolation? Those words seem a bit more fitting.

Where should your team be right now?

Where should your team be right now?

10 Apr 2018

If you look at the standings early in the season, it’s hard to tell how your team’s actually doing unless you’re paying attention to the competition they and the teams around them have faced so far.

Better than anticipated, poorer than expected

Better than anticipated, poorer than expected

4 Apr 2018

Does anyone have a handle on the 2018 season yet? I sure don’t.

ELO Observations on round one, round two and the AFLW grand final

ELO Observations on round one, round two and the AFLW grand final

29 Mar 2018

The ELO-Following Football AFL rating system did better predicting last week’s games than the human behind it did. Reviewing last week’s forecasts, the only one we both missed – as most folks did – was Adelaide’s loss to Essendon.

An American novice’s view of ‘TapeGate’

An American novice's view of 'TapeGate'

26 Mar 2018

I write for the AFL and US Sports pages of The Roar, and I’m a lifelong American who happened to fall in love with Aussie rules from a distance more than 15 years ago.

AFL Round 1 and AFLW grand final predictions

AFL Round 1 and AFLW grand final predictions

22 Mar 2018

First of all, I picked the Western Bulldogs to defeat the Brisbane Lions, 33-30, despite playing outside their regular home ground and losing their captain to suspension. Going to stick with that, no reason to change now!