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The Contrasting Styles of the AFL's Big Men The Shots that Made the 2017 Coleman Medal

Posted in ExpScore, Scoring Map, Shot Quality, and xScore

Round 23 will be long remembered for the "live ladder" fueled drama on Sunday evening which saw West Coast creep into the eight at the…

Every Shot in the 2017 Coleman Medal Race A Wide Open Race

Posted in Analytics Landscape, ExpScore, Scoring Map, Shot Quality, and xScore

The injury to Josh Kennedy is dragging on. With Adam Simpson ruling out the two-time Coleman medalist from the Eagles' elimination final rematch with the…

Grand Final Preview (Part 3) - Do Dogs Have the Structure to Kick a Winning Score?

Posted in Analytics Landscape, Game Analysis, Scoring Map, and Team Metrics

In the lead-up to Saturday's Grand Final I'll be posting a new article each day previewing the big match. These articles will use some of the…

A Fresh Way to Think About Footy - Geelong v Sydney (Guest Post) Attacking/Defensive Heatmaps and Contested Marks

Posted in Analytics Landscape, Game Analysis, and Guest Post

For a change of pace this week, I have handed over the reins of the Figuring Footy stallion (colt?) to other amateur footy writers. I'm interested to see what insights…

A Fresh Way to Think About Footy - Sydney v Adelaide Time in Possession and Backmen Score Involvements

Posted in Analytics Landscape, Game Analysis, Player Tracking, Scoring Map, and Team Metrics

Followers of this blog have likely read my thoughts on the lacklustre state of AFL analytics, both inside clubs and throughout media has a whole. The…

A Fresh Way to Think About Footy - Sydney v GWS Forward Reliance/Leading Areas and Team Ratings

Posted in Analytics Landscape, ExpScore, Game Analysis, Ratings, Scoring Map, Shot Quality, and Trends and Historic Analysis

Followers of this blog have likely read my thoughts on the lacklustre state of AFL analytics, both inside clubs and throughout media has a whole. The…