Who’s the Furphy?

Old Dog looks at how stats are often a furphy, and don’t tell the real story, and takes up Brodie Grundy’s 64-4 win in the ruck on Thursday night to illustrate his point. [Fine analysis – Ed]

Half a dozen remarkable facts about the 2018 Grand Final

Here’s one for stats fans and maths buffs. Ken Haley has compiled half a dozen remarkable facts about the 2018 AFL Grand Final and how it sits in the range of Grand Finals going back 120 years.

The Monster’s Back: Afl Umpires Favour Victorian Teams: It’s A Fact

Stats eroti-a: The Suburban Boy – Dave Warner – has run the numbers and finds that Victorian sides enjoy a pretty good run off the umps, both at home and on the road.

The (Renovated) Statistical Premiership Window

The time-honoured Damien Little Premiership Window. So, who wins the flag? This is quite remarkable.

We need more stats and categories in football

Sean Curtain is calling for more relevant statistical categories in football, including WT (wobbly torp), WB (Worm Burner) and CK (crap kick).

For the record(s)…the ones created at Kardinia Park on Saturday

If you didn’t view the carnage at KP on Saturday, you can view each goal – blow by blow – here. For the more statistically orientated amongst us, read on… 1. The only match where a team scored 50 points or more each quarter.Hawthorn in round 20, 1992 v Essendon scored 55,55,57 and 49. Fitzroy [Read more]