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Round Table: Did Patrick Cripps deserve to be suspended?

Our AFL experts tackle some of the burning questions ahead of Round 22, including who the league's best player under 21 is, what the story coming our of Sydney vs. Collingwood might be, and if Carlton's skipper deserved his suspension.

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Is the heat on Ken Hinkley justified?

This week we discuss Collingwood and Melbourne's run home, name every finalists biggest X-factor ahead of September, shine a light on some insane Maurice Rioli Jr stats, and discuss the latest news coming out of the Crows and the Power.

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ROUND 21 REACTION

Stocks up, stocks down: The Giant developing a nasty habit

In Round 21 we saw a champion of the game put on one last (thrilling!) show and a young Tiger cement himself as one of the best players in the AFL, but one clumsy ruckman needs to clean up his dirty act. Here are whose stocks are up and down.

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ESPN's Brownlow Medal predictor - Lachie Neale making his move

Lachie Neale played a starring role for the Lions on Sunday and is the first player in 2022 to hit 30 votes in our Brownlow Medal predictor.

AFL DRAFT

AFL Draft Power Rankings: Son-of-a-gun a class above

ESPN.com.au's draft expert Chris Doerre has revealed his AFL Draft Power Rankings for the month of August, with Will Ashcroft once again topping the class after his head-turning efforts in the NAB League.

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The top five AFL Draft bolters of season 2022

ESPN.com.au's AFL Draft expert Chris Doerre is back to highlight the five youngsters who have shot up draft boards during 2022.

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CHAMPION DATA DEEP DIVE

The Deep Dive: The key stat driving, or halting, each finals contender and premiership aspirant

Geelong have every facet of the game down pat and the Swans have catapulted into premiership contention via a noticeable style change. For other contenders? It's grim reading. We take a look at each finals contenders adaptation since the bye weeks.

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AFTER-THE-SIREN WINNERS

Ranking every AFL after-the-siren winning goal since 2000

Since the turn of the millennium, there have been 29 after-the-siren goals kicked which have won the game. We've ranked them -- taking into account shot difficulty, context of the match, conditions, and more to determine which clutch kick rules them all.

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