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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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Hawthorn returns to the race, with a radically different approach to winning

Hawthorn returns to the race, with a radically different approach to winning

4 days ago

Four rounds into the season, and one team in particular has obliterated preseason expectations.

The big Victorians throw their weight around, confirming we know little about this AFL season

The big Victorians throw their weight around, confirming we know little about this AFL season

16 Apr 2018

As if emboldened by the news the AFL grand final was to stay at the MCG indefinitely, this weekend saw the big Victorian teams lay the smack down across the competition.

Let’s play a game of ‘real or not real’ after three rounds of AFL 2018

Let's play a game of 'real or not real' after three rounds of AFL 2018

12 Apr 2018

The number one lesson of AFL punditry over the past two seasons has been simple: believing what you see unfolding in front of you can pay off. With that in mind, here are some facts about the first three rounds of the season and whether or not you should believe them.

2018’s two surprise packets, and three teams who can starting planning for next year

2018's two surprise packets, and three teams who can starting planning for next year

9 Apr 2018

Three rounds into the year, and we can begin to discern some trends. For instance, we know there are three teams who should begin consciously decelerating and planning for next year.

When does rebuilding end, and winning start?

When does rebuilding end, and winning start?

2 Apr 2018

Round 2 in the AFL has so far gone largely to script once again, with a common thread weaving its way through many of the match ups: the R word.

Round 1 AFL football matters, but does it really matter?

Round 1 AFL football matters, but does it really matter?

29 Mar 2018

There’s been a lot of numbers flying around this weekend trying to put some context around Round 1 results and what they mean going forward. Here they all are, with some thoughts attached.