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The Mongrel's Player Power Rankings - VOLUME SEVEN

It’s that time again - time to take the last four weeks, put it under a microscope, add it to the work of players across the entire season and see which of them come out on top.

Around this stage of the season we should see the players who are both surging and those with a consistently excellent season being recognised.

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Now, if you’re new to this, please give yourself a refresher. We compile these rankings fortnightly. 100% weighting is given to players for points scored over the previous four rounds, with previous rounds weighted at 50%.

1st Rankings - published after R4

2nd Rankings - published after R6

3rd Rankings - published after R8

4th Rankings - published after R10

5th Rankings - published after R12

6th Rankings - published after R14

The weighting system reflects players who are both surging, and have a good body of work behind them. It allows for a lot of movement within the rankings, and can see players make huge runs based on four weeks of really good footy.

The four positions are rated differently. Defenders are assessed on things like Rebound 50s, Intercept Possessions, and One-Percenters, amongst other things. Mids for Inside 50s, clearances and both number and quality of disposals. Forwards for tackles inside 50, contested marks, and score involvements. And Rucks are scored on hit outs, clearances and sneaking forward to snag a couple of goals. Disposal efficiency is a big factor for the backs, who can accumulate easily, and also for outside mids. There are heaps more criteria used, but I’m not here to give it all away. This is ours, damn it!

I’m not saying this is the definitive system for ranking players – it has several flaws I’m already looking to adjust in the off-season, but this is where we’re starting, and I reckon we’re getting a great picture of who is in red hot form, who is starting to slip, and who never really got going this season.

So let’s start with the defenders.

 DEFENDERS

 

1 - JAMES SICILY

2 - SHANNON HURN

3 - ZAC WILLIAMS

4 - TOM STEWART

5 - JEREMY MCGOVERN

6 - JAKE LLOYD

7 - DANE RAMPE

8 - HARRIS ANDREWS

9 - RORY LAIRD

10 - DANIEL RICH

 

ANALYSIS

Sicily rides a dominant game against Collingwood back to the top of the defensive table, and Hurn’s body of work in the first half of the season holds him in good stead to make a run and finish as THE top guy in this category.

Overall, it was a pretty lean fortnight for defenders. Rampe had an extraordinarily good previous four weeks, but tapered off a bit over the last two, statistically anyway.

As expected, Jeremy McGovern is making his move, and with the return of Tom Barrass to the side, he will be given the freedom to zone off a little more. That should result in a lot more intercepts for him as he uses the last third of the season to once again throw his name into heavy AA discussion. My money is on his name slotting in for the fourth straight season.

Zac Williams is as underrated as they come in terms of small defenders. His run and carry, despite missing a few weeks due to a hamstring injury, sees him rack up considerable metres gained.

 

WHO’S KNOCKING ON THE DOOR?

TOM CLUREY, BRAD SHEPPARD, MICHAEL HURLEY, MARK BLICAVS, CALE HOOKER, BACHAR HOULI.

Any and all of these guys could move into the top ten with a couple of good weeks. Sheppard has had a tremendous last couple of weeks, as evidenced by his climb in our Mongrel of the Year Award.

If I am going to back one of them to move into the top ten, I reckon I’d put money on Hurley. He has the capacity to have huge games but has been more of a lockdown defender this season. If he manages to get on top of a young North forward early, we could see a big jump from him.

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MIDFIELDERS

 

1 - LACHIE NEALE

2 - TRAVIS BOAK

3 - TIM KELLY

4 - JACK MACRAE

5 - NAT FYFE

6 - ADAM TRELOAR

7 - LUKE SHUEY

8 - CLAYTON OLIVER

9 - BEN CUNNINGTON

10 - MARCUS BONTEMPELLI

 

ANALYSIS

Finally, Lachie Neale is the number one mid in the game. Okay, the number one mid in these rankings… which is damn important to me! It’s not one huge game that’s got him there - it’s consistency. Four of his last five weeks have seen him hit 30+ touches, and he has a healthy dose of clearances and contested touches in the mix as well.

Quieter couple of weeks from Tim Kelly, and it just happens to coincide with the Cats being a little off the boil. Is it him not being as good when the Cats aren’t traveling well, or vice versa?

Jack Macrae continues to go from strength to strength, and the with the Dogs winning more, he is starting to access those extra points for victories when he is scoring. Joined in the top ten by Bont, these two are a nightmare to deal with for opposition coaches.

Fyfe, Treloar, Boak and Cunnington all have great bodies of work behind them this season - one big game in the next fortnight could see them make significant inroads to the number one position.

 

WHO’S KNOCKING ON THE DOOR?

STEPHEN CONIGLIO, ANDREW GAFF, BRAD CROUCH, TIM TARANTO, LUKE PARKER, PATRICK CRIPPS

 There’s some class here. Gaff’s climb up the ranks has been consistent, and he just keeps accumulating. He has gone for 30+ touches in eight of his last nine games, and if he starts getting more ball on the outside, will tear teams apart in the run home.

Brad Crouch had a quieter couple of weeks and paid for it. He was on the charge prior to that.

As for Cripps… well, those couple of weeks out have killed him. There’s no argument from me that he is a top ten… top five mid in the game, but in this system, if you’re not playing, you can’t be considered. If anything, his absence has allowed the Carlton midfield to experiment a little, and you know what - it hasn’t been terrible.

FORWARDS

 

1 - GARY ABLETT

2 - LUKE DAHLHAUS

3 - JEREMY CAMERON

4 - ANTHONY MCDONALD-TIPUNGWUTI

5 - JAMIE CRIPPS

6 - JACK DARLING

7 - ROBBIE GRAY

8 - LINCOLN MCCARTHY

9 - AARON NAUGHTON

10 - CHARLIE CAMERON

 

ANALYSIS

So, not a great fortnight for the forwards, with no real standout performances from the leaders. Gaz returns to the top of the bunch despite not setting the world on fire, and Luke Fucking Dahlhaus continues to both surprise and aggravate me with his position here.

I suppose I should explain the Dahlhaus love. When I developed this system, I wanted to reward player who were doing the hard yards as a forward, and that’s what he has done with his tackling stats, but he also gets a heap of the ball as well. It’s a great combination for these rankings, and with a great season behind him, and none of the “top guys” having huge fortnights, Dahlhaus gets a leg up into second. He has scored mainly in Geelong wins, so when he does score, he gets the bonus from Geelong being so damned good this season.

The emergence of Robbie Gray is interesting - he does split time between the mid and forward role often, and as a result accrues points in both categories. He’ll be higher in the overall rankings than a couple placed above him in the forward section due to his midfield points.

Lincoln McCarthy is riding the fact he was one of the best performers of Round 16 and enters the top ten, but he’ll need another very good outing to hold his place.

Jamie Cripps has rounded into 2019 beautifully. With 23 goals to his name and in a nice vein of form, we could see him climb a spot or two more.

 

WHO’S KNOCKING ON THE DOOR?

SAM GRAY, TIM MEMBREY, PAUL PUOPOLO, MICHAEL WALTERS, TOM LYNCH (RICH), TOM LYNCH (ADEL), CONNOR ROZEE

Flying under the radar, Sam Gray has compiled a nice little run, and with one more good performance, will infiltrate the top ten. If only the good Port Adelaide could show up two weeks in a row, huh?

Puopolo is here on the basis of his pressure. For mine, goals are a bonus for Poppy - he is as good a pressure player inside forward 50 as there is in the game right now. He chases harder than anyone, and he is rewarded with great tackling numbers.

Both Lynches (that looks wrong) are right on the precipice, but I’m sad to say the Adelaide version is sinking fast with games missed. He was right in the mix prior to this injury, which is lingering - how important is he to the Crows? Extremely, I believe.

Like Robbie Gray, Michael Walters splits time between forward and midfield. He is also accumulating points in both categories, so expect him to rate above some others ahead of him here in the overall categories.

RUCKS

 

1 - BRODIE GRUNDY

2 - MAX GAWN

3 - SCOTT LYCETT

4 - ROWAN MARSHALL

5 - REILLY O’BRIEN

6 - STEFAN MARTIN

7 - JARROD WITTS

8 - TOM HICKEY

9 - TODD GOLDSTEIN

10 - MATTHEW KREUZER

 

ANALYSIS

All hail Brodie Grundy. Consistency and durability have underpinned a stunning season, and with Max Gawn missing due to injury, it all but put paid to his challenge to Grundy’s throne. I reckon it may have done the same in the All-Australian race. It will be interesting to see what occurs when these two lock horns again in Round 21. I hope the Dees haven’t put Gawn in cotton wool by then.

Great to see Lycett re-establishing himself in the absence of Ryder. His last couple of weeks have been fantastic, and if Port can string two wins together, Lycett could solidify his third place spot here.

And Rowan Marshall - Saints fans, forget about recruiting Sam Draper or chasing Todd Goldstein… you have your ruckman right here. He’s going to get stronger and become one of the dominant rucks in the game, health permitting. Why are you looking elsewhere?

 

WHO’S KNOCKING ON THE DOOR?

RHYS STANLEY, BEN MCEVOY, SHANE MUMFORD, TIM ENGLISH, CALLUM SINCLAIR

To be painfully honest, these blokes are probably only in contention for the 7-10 spots. McEvoy could make a run based on his ability to take contested grabs and hit the scoreboard, but really, I can;t see any of them infiltrating the top ranks in any meaningful way.

What has happened to the marking ruck? Hardly any of the big blokes even approach double figures for marks in a game anymore. Some are averaging around three per game.

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THE TOP 50

(Previous ranking in parenthesis)

 

50 - CHARLIE CAMERON (36)

The livewire forward has hit the scoreboard in the last five games, including a five goal blast against the Saints. Will need to get his hands on the ball more to stay in the next rankings.

49 - DION PRESTIA (50+)

Just plugging away on a Tiger team that is rallying, but he has been the constant for the team as others have missed due to injury. Has missed trigger points by small amounts over the season, but his collective numbers are fantastic.

48 - HARRIS ANDREWS (33)

Contest-killer extraordinaire. Never one to accumulate huge numbers, Andrews’ bread and butter comes in the form of spoils and intercepts. if he does them effectively, he stays in the 50.

47 - TODD GOLDSTEIN (50)

You know, there was a time when I doubted the heart of Goldy. Those days are long gone - he’s a warrior. Has hung around the back end of the 50 all season. Solid, if unspectacular year from the big man.

46 - JOSH KELLY (22)

Injury again derails Kelly. Am I the only one who is worried about his inability to stay on the park? Finds the ball at will once out there, but it’s getting out there and staying out there that has become an issue.

45 - DANE RAMPE (15)

Big fall here. Described more in the defenders section, but Rampe’s biggest scoring category is intercepts. Needs to do more of that to move back up the ranks.

44 - AARON NAUGHTON (50+)

Takes those contested grabs consistently, and hit the scoreboard for four goals in R16. Has had 3+ contested marks in a game on five occasions this season

43 - TOM HICKEY (50+)

Unsung ruckman has made the most of regular games at West Coast, and his clearance work is highly underrated.

42 - LINCOLN MCCARTHY (50+)

Bobs up as a result of his wonderful R16 effort, but has been good on several occasions this year as well, hitting marks in disposals and tackles.

41 - DUSTIN MARTIN (50+)

Solid, if unspectacular year for Dusty. Quieter this week after a good Round 15, but he is averaging his lowest amount of contested touches since 2015.

40 - DAYNE ZORKO (50+)

Showing a lot of leadership this season, working through tags and playing good defensive footy too. Hits targets in several categories including tackles, inside 50s and clearances.

39 - DOM SHEED (30)

With Luke Shuey having such a stellar run, Sheed has managed, once again, to slip under the guard of the opposition - how does this keep happening? Running at a career-high 28 touches per game this season.

38 - JAKE LLOYD (31)

Keeps racking up touches at a higher efficiency and after winning the Swans B&F last year, would have to be in contention again.

37 - JEREMY MCGOVERN (50+)

Welcome to the top 50, Gov. He has started to smash packs and take intercepts again, and I expect plenty more of it with Tom Barrass taking the big jobs down back again. That missed week for the push on Fantasia was a joke - could’ve been higher if not for such a soft knee-jerk reaction by the AFL.

36 - JACK DARLING (50+)

Back-to-back games of 4+ goals see Darling make his way back inside the 50. Big things were expected from him this season, and though he has been disappointing at times, 36 goals is a great return to this point. A 50-goal season is definitely on the cards. He’s only ever done that once.

35 - JARROD WITTS (40)

Grabbing those clearances and winning those hit outs, Witts is one of the few Suns winning his individual battles every single week.

34 - JAMIE CRIPPS (50+)

Sneaking his way in on the back of three really impressive weeks. Cripps is benefitting from an Eagles team starting to find its feet… or wings in 2019.

33 - ELLIOT YEO (35)

How does a dual John Worsfold Medallist continue to fly under the radar. I love his defensive work as a mid, and his battle with Nat Fyfe, whilst extremely effective in terms of breaking even, probably hurt both guys’ ability to accumulate points. has had double figures in tackles five times in 2019

32 - JAEGER O’MEARA (50+)

I still worry about his ability to deal with a tag, and his kicking efficiency as Hawthorn’s best mid is a worry. Still, the bloke knows how to win the ball in close, and will lay tackles regularly.

31 - MICHAEL WALTERS (26)

A bit of a drop off for sonny, but he is very capable of bouncing back up the rankings. Like Robbie Gray, scores points as both a forward and mid. Sent the Dockers inside 50 an impressive ten times against the Eagles, but in a loss like that, it was overlooked by many.

30 - STEFAN MARTIN (50+)

Unsung and underrated, there was a point last season where I had him a close third behind Gawn and Grundy in terms of the best big man in the game. Has been hitting disposal markers and had a huge 52-hit out game against the Giants.

29 - ROBBIE GRAY (50+)

Makes his way into the 50 for the first time on the back of his Showdown-medal winning ways. Gray’s season has been a significant drop off from what we’re used to, but with seven games remaining, he could still, unbelievably, bob up for AA consideration given how much weight selectors place on late-season form.

E28 - ANTHONY MCDONALD-TIPUNGWUTI

The Bombers’ only representative is in on the basis of games where he has laid tackles inside 50, or kicked goals. Wildly inconsistent, he is probably lucky that this system doesn’t penalise games with no impact. He seems either red hot, or ice cold.

E28 - PATRICK CRIPPS (12)

Pretty hard to score when you’re not playing. Not sure Crippa can mount a challenge from here. Some big performances in Carlton wins would be nice…

27 - TOM STEWART (24)

Just hanging around based on his work over the course of the season. Will be in AA contention again, but needs one of those big intercept/rebound 50 games to jump back up the rankings here.

26 - LUKE PARKER (42)

Nice move up the ranks by Parker, who has had a really good month up until Round 16. Has his markers in disposals, tackles and clearances over the past four weeks.

25 - TIM TARANTO (14)

Deployed as a defensive stopper last week, his numbers suffered a little, with his last two weeks his lowest back-to-back returns of the season. Needs to start laying those big tackles again.

24 - TOM HAWKINS (19)

Was killed by Tom Clurey - a defensive assassination in Round 14, and his past two weeks have been pretty quiet as well. He retains his place here on the strong body of work from earlier in the year.

23 - JEREMY CAMERON (9)

Has fallen off the pace over the last four weeks. Think about it - after Round Seven we were talking about the possibility of a ton. Since then, he’s averaged under two goals per game. maybe we should’ve shut up?

22 - ZACH WILLIAMS (22)

has usurped the role of Heath Shaw as THE running defender at GWS and if not for his hamstring issues, may be a fair bit higher.

E21 - LUKE DAHLHAUS (16)

A fall down the list, but still a wonderful debut season at the Cattery. Tackling and providing a valuable link in scoring chains has seen Dahlhaus score well across the entire year.

E21 - REILLY O’BRIEN (18)

The Sam Jacobs career-killer has continued to cock up good numbers as he makes the Adelaide number one ruck role his. Does his form throw the potential recruitment of Brodie Grundy into question?

20 - ROWAN MARSHALL (27)

The future - now! A clearance beats, and though inexperienced, has proven that he can hold his own against some of the best big men in the game. I think Marshall will have his name thrust into the conversation for best ruck in the game within three years.

19 - SHANNON HURN (23)

A slight climb for Hurn who is still feeling the impact of the combination of injury and the bye reducing his last four-week return. Has had an adjustment with Barrass returning to the side, so it will be interesting to see whether this results in more or less statistical output.

18 - GARY ABLETT (10)

Hmmmm, a couple of leaner weeks for the legend, with his 11 disposal result against the Dogs easily his worst return of the year. Surely the Little Master hasn’t peaked too early?

Just ribbing ya, Cats fans - he’ll be fine. :)

17 - SCOTT LYCETT (38)

Glad to see the big fella making some moves. His last two weeks have been a joy to watch as he fought injury to be one of the best against the crows, and took Tim English to school in the second half against the Dogs.

16 - ANDREW GAFF (28)

Rising again - I fully expect inside the top ten by the next ratings after camping out in the back half of the 50 for a while now. He just keeps finding the ball and has addressed some of the errant, rushed kicking that was an issue earlier this season.

15 - BRAD CROUCH (4)

Had a couple of weeks where he didn’t hit stat triggers following a couple of weeks where he was arguably the best mid in the game. His 43 touches and ten clearances against the Tigers hold him in good stead here, but he probably needs a return to top form, and quickly for the Crows.

14 - MARCUS BONTEMPELLI (44)

Finally! The Dogs are winning and the Bont is carrying them. More importantly for this ranking, he is hitting stat markers and doing it in a big way. he just missed them so often early in the season. He’s making up for it now in a career-best season. This is the Bont we were all waiting for. Spectacular!

13 - STEPHEN CONIGLIO (17)

This bloke plays well whether the Giants win, lose or draw and should be their B&F this season. Hit stat targets in tackles and contested touches last round and was agonisingly close in another category as well. I really hope he re-signs with GWS and becomes their first true one-club susperstar.

12 - BEN CUNNINGTON (8)

I’m a little sick of hearing how I underrate this bloke - everyone rates him! Big numbers in the Roos’ win over the Pies, but a little quieter this week. Has had 20+ contested touches on five occasions this season.

11 - JAMES SICILY (20)

The top scorer of the previous week as he smashed Mason Cox, Sicily seems to have put the experiment of playing forward behind him, and make no mistake - that time up forward hurts his ranking here a bit

10 - CLAYTON OLIVER (13)

Quietly going about putting together another great year in spite of a) his team being terrible, and b) people criticising him and his style of play. 30+ touches in three of his last five, and hitting marks in tackles, clearances and contested touches, Oliver is still playing at a very high level.

9 - LUKE SHUEY (45)

A big charge by Shuey, who has had a big last month, bolstered by one of the best midfield games you’ll see against the Hawks in Round 15. This game was the equal highest-ranked game of the season in our system.

8 - ADAM TRELOAR (7)

Consistently fantastic this season, we’ve had seven rating periods, and Treloar has ranked highly in the last six as he has made his climb. He’s finished 26th, 9th, 6th, 10th, 7th, and now 7th again. With 30+ disposals in 12 of his 15 games, he is averaging a career-high 33.27 touches per game.

7 - NAT FYFE (3)

He might be my favourite player to watch in the league. Love his overhead work, and if anyone questions his desire for the contest, watch the way he throws his body in. Has fallen agonisingly short of a couple of stat triggers in the last couple of weeks

6 - MAX GAWN (2)

Injury… that’s what has seen Gawn fall a few spots. This is a system that rewards both current (last four weeks) form and the work over an entire season,. Whilst the entire season still looks great, Gawn’s last couple of weeks let him down here. I hope he’s back this week.

5 - JACK MACRAE (25)

And here come the Doggies. Amazing what happens when great players play in winning teams! With three wins from the last four games, Macrae is averaging an amazing 37 touches per game in that period.

4 - TIM KELLY (E4)

TK continues to have the kind of season that makes club accountants nervous. he’s done just enough over the last fortnight to hold a high position here, but needs a big one in the next fortnight or he risks slipping a few places.

3 - TRAVIS BOAK (E4)

An amazing season from Boak, who despite missing the Showdown, has done enough to secure the third spot due to his consistent brilliance across the first 16 rounds. Did we all see this kind of season coming from Boak? I certainly didn’t. It’s safe to say that if he played in the Showdown, he would probably be in the second spot…

… at least.

2 - LACHIE NEALE (11)

The former Docker and current Lions workhorse has had a tremendous 2019, averaging a career-high number in clearances. With over 30 touches in six of the last eight outings, Neale is making a charge. Can he get Grundy? Can anyone?

 

1 - BRODIE GRUNDY (1)

The undoubted king of these rankings, Grundy took the number one slot way back in our first edition after Round Four and has not relented. Contenders have come and gone, and Grundy has seen them all off with a consistency others simply have not had, and a couple of completely dominant games to boot.

ANALYSIS

Grundy is a monster. he has the body of work behind him that others may not be able to make ground on. Consistently racks up points for disposals, hit outs, clearances and tackles, and with the Pies winning, he has been hard to combat.

Big mover is Jack Macrae, and while his move into the top five is heavily dependent on his most recent four weeks, he has put together another season that’ll be giving AA selectors a few headaches. With Bont hitting the number 14 position, the Dogs are obviously making a charge, not only in these rankings, but on the ladder as well. can they actually make it? So much depends on the form of Macrae and Bont. Macrae is like the solid structure of the house the Dogs are building, but Bont… he is like the wonderful additions that make the house stand out as the best one on the street.

Huge leap for Shuey to land inside the top ten, mostly on the back of his dominant second half against the Hawks in Round 15. I haven’t seen a bloke in the middle impose his will on a game like Shuey did since Dusty in 2017, and before that, like Judd. That’s how impressive it was.

Gawn had actually closed the gap on Grundy significantly in the last rankings, but that injury has derailed that challenge. While Lachie Neale has jumped to second, the gap between Grundy and him is larger than the gap was between him and Gawn. It’s a shame because I was eyeing that R21 game with the Dees and Pies perhaps deciding the top spot. Alas…

So what would Neale have to do to catch Grundy? A week where he hits triggers in disposals, contested touches and clearances in a Brisbane win would be a good start. He gets the Port midfield this week, and I wonder whether Tom Rockliff will get more of a negating role on him.

He also needs Grundy to have a quiet one, and maybe the combination of Nic Nat and Tom Hickey can provide that? It was against the Pies last year that Naitanui’s knee buckled in a ruck contest. He’ll be keen to make amends and match it with Grundy in this one. If he can make the Magpie big man work hard, Hickey’s clearance work while he is fresh may prove to be important.

If I had to pick someone outside the top ten jumping into it by next round, I’d probably choose one of Tom Hawkins, Marcus Bontempelli or Andrew Gaff. the first due to his overall body of work and the last two because they are urging and their recent run has been of high quality.

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WHO’S OUT? (PREVIOUS RANK LISTED)

NATHAN WILSON - 49

RORY SLOANE - 47

SHAUN HIGGINS - 46

BRAD HILL - 43

CALEB DANIEL - 41

JOSH DUNKLEY - 39

TOM LYNCH (ADEL) - 34

TOM PAPLEY - 32

RORY LAIRD- 29

PATRICK DANGERFIELD - 21

Josh Dunkley was probably unlucky to fall out, but after a massive four games, the last two have seen him very narrowly miss triggers to be awarded points. i know, I know… it’s not fair, but it’s also not a charity and close enough to a measure isn’t good enough

Danger had a huge fall from grace which i couldn’t actually believe and had to check the numbers twice. Turns out he hasn’t had the statistically dominant year I thought he had. Without the big body of points behind him, the drop off in the last couple of weeks hit really hard. More on him below.

Adelaide’s Tom Lynch dropped out due to injury, as did Shaun Higgins and Caleb Daniel. Lynch is incredibly important for the Crows and they have missed that hard run up and down the wings to create opportunity. Higgins’ absence hasn’t seemed to slow the ‘Roos much, though, strangely. And Caleb Daniel’s injury has seen Lachie Hunter move into that floating half back role, and he is being assessed as such while he’s there.

 

WHO’S KNOCKING ON THE DOOR?

RORY LAIRD, PATRICK DANGERFIELD, RORY SLOANE, SAM GRAY, JACK BILLINGS, JOSH DUNKLEY, DANIEL RICH, TOM CLUREY.

The blessing and the curse of this system is that the bottom 1-15 spots are extremely tenuous. Sometimes we see someone enter a ranking in the high 30s and then we don’t see them again. I’m looking at someone like Lincoln McCarthy this time - he is riding a bit of a wave, but when the wave breaks and he has a couple of quiet weeks, he will probably see his spot usurped by one of the other names on the list.

Strange to see Dangerfield on the outer, right? Has had 30+ in one of his last four games and hasn’t troubled us with any stat triggers in any of those games except that one 30+ outing. And with the Cats as a whole not performing, losing two of the last three, there is scant little bonus points for wins even if he did score well.

WHICH TEAMS ARE BEST REPRESENTED?

WEST COAST - 9

BRISBANE - 6

GEELONG - 5

GWS - 5

PORT ADELAIDE - 3

WESTERN BULLDOGS - 3

SYDNEY - 3

COLLINGWOOD - 2

MELBOURNE - 2

FREMANTLE - 2

HAWTHORN - 2

NORTH MELBOURNE - 2

ADELAIDE - 2

RICHMOND - 2

ST KILDA -1

CARLTON - 1

GOLD COAST SUNS - 1

ESSENDON -1

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