Western Bulldogs v Melbourne Demons Saturday 25/9/21 This shapes as a hugely intriguing grand final clash - and we still don’t really know how many people will be allowed at Optus Stadium with WA’s COVID scare. There is so much on the line for the Demons as they look to break a near-60 year premiership drought. But I’m tipping the
Melbourne v Geelong Cats Friday 10/9/21 A big test for Melbourne as they face the finals-hardened Cats, but I think they’re up to winning this clash and securing a grand final spot. They’ll have to overcome a Geelong side which has proven to excel at this ground of Optus Stadium. In two matches at the venue this year, they’ve wiped
Geelong Cats v GWS Giants Friday 3/9/21 There’s been plenty of discussion about how the Cats fare in various stages of the finals’ series after last week’s qualifying demolition at the hands of Port. Virtually nothing went right for the Cats, but it wasn’t a huge surprise to some given they have an appalling record in the first week of finals.
Second Qualifying Final -Port Adelaide Power v Geelong Cats Friday 27/8/21 Keen on the Cats to topple Port here at Adelaide Oval. I know this is home ground advantage for the Power, but it won’t be a full house due to COVID restrictions. I’m sure that’ll somewhat nullify any perceived advantage for Port. This is the second year running the
Western Bulldogs v Port Adelaide Power Friday 20/8/21 Cracking contest to kick off the round with third-placed Port coming up against a fourth-placed Bulldogs side looking to get out of a slump. After consecutive losses to Essendon and Hawthorn, there’s cause for concern with the Dogs, but they are still favourites here. There’s plenty on the line with a top two