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AFL Round 16 Preview – North Melbourne v Hawthorn

 North Melbourne v Hawthorn

Etihad Stadium, Friday July 4, 7:50pm AEST

The opening game of Round 16 sees a clash of two teams who couldn’t have had more contrasting results last weekend, top of the ladder Hawthorn versus 7th placed North Melbourne.

The Hawks come off a strong win over the Gold Coast Suns at Aurora Stadium. In a game that was competitive for much of the first half the Hawks put their foot on the gas just before half time and blew the Suns away, scoring 57 points straight without the Suns hitting the scoreboard at one point. The only negative to come out of the game was yet another serious hamstring injury to star small forward Cyril Rioli, who looks set to miss at least the next 2 months.

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AFL Match Preview – Round 14 Essendon Vs Adelaide

Saturday, June 21 at Etihad Stadium, 7.40pm (AEST)

Saturday night at Etihad this week sees the stumbling Bombers come up against a revitalized Adelaide Crows.

The Bombers are coming off a disastrous loss against Melbourne in a game they dominated in every way, other than on the scoreboard when the final siren rang. Most tellingly they had almost double the amount of inside 50′s of the Demons, along with 9 more scoring shots, but lost by a point. Get the feeling goalkicking practice would have been high on the agenda at Tullamarine this week.

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