Daniel Harris

Sports Writer - AFL

AFL 2021 Grand Final

Melbourne Grand Final 2021

Melbourne has finally ended a 57-year drought, the AFL’s longest, by securing this year’s Premiership with a comprehensive 74-point victory over the Western Bulldogs. It’s the club’s 13th flag, their first since 1964 (when they defeated Collingwood), and the winning margin was their biggest ever, in a Grand Final, in their 163-year history. The Optus …

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AFL 2021 Finals Preview – The Road to the Grand Final

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After 23 gruelling, Covid-effected rounds of the home and away season, we now know the final eight sides that will do battle to be crowned 2021 Premiers. The players, coaches, staff and officials of all 18 clubs of the competition deserve so much credit for having to deal with numerous pandemic-related obstacles. Amongst other things, …

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AFL 2021 Round 22: 53rd Western Derby, Clarkson’s Tassie farewell

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Fremantle finally ended a run of eleven straight Western Derby losses and boosted their chances of playing finals while denting arch-rivals West Coast’s, in the process, as they held out for a famous victory in front of a crowd of 51,692 at Optus Stadium. Both sides will go into the final round of the regular …

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AFL 2021 Round 21: Giants cause upset, Battle for the 8, Showdown 50

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AFL’s Greater Western Sydney defied all the odds to keep their final’s chance alive, chalking up their best result of the year in defeating Geelong at GMHBA Stadium. The Giants, ravaged by injuries that forced them into eight changes and on the back of a five-day break, wasn’t given much of a chance against the …

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AFL 2021 Round 20: Dockers finals hopes, Boak club record, Demons huge win

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AFL’s Caleb Serong kicked the winner as Fremantle moved back into the all-important top eight after overcoming premiers Richmond in a low-scoring affair at Optus Stadium. Having got themselves back in front, they then had to dig deep, in the latter stages, with some brilliant defending to keep out the Tigers that really piled on …

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AFL 2021 Round 19: Top two clash, GF re-gun, Q-Clash, seven-goal Larkey

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Western Bulldogs got up in the big top of the ladder clash over Melbourne, leapfrogging back into pole position, after a tight and fiercely contested encounter. The Doggies avenged their loss to the Demons, earlier in the year, and it will give them a physiological advantage with the two sides likely to meet again in …

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