Power Rankings

AFL Round Seven – Power Rankings

Bozza has his say on the state of the AFL after Round Seven.

1. (1) GEELONG

Another win for the Cats as they keep on their merry way. It might be a few weeks before they are tested again.

LAST FIVE: Ade (W), GWS (L), Haw (W), WCE (W), Ess (W).

NEXT FIVE: NM (A), WB (H), GC (A), Syd (H), Rich (A).


Expecting a challenge, Collingwood rose to the occasion and easily dispatched a disappointing Port Adelaide. On a four-game winning streak, the Magpies are flying high.

LAST FIVE: WCE (L), WB (W), BL (W), Ess (W), PA (W).

NEXT FIVE: Carl (A), StK (H), Syd (A), Fre (H), Melb (H).

3. (3) GWS

Did what they needed to against the Saints, running out comfortable winners. They seem to be building nicely.

LAST FIVE: Rich (W), Gee (W), Fre (L), Syd (W), StK (W).

NEXT FIVE: Haw (A), Carl (H), Melb (A), GC (H), Ade (A).


The hype is starting to appear true about the Lions as they continue on their winning ways. Can they keep it up?

LAST FIVE: PA (W), Ess (L), Coll (L), GC (W), Syd (W).

NEXT FIVE: WB (A), Ade (H), Fre (A), Haw (H), Carl (A).


The Tigers were a long way off the required intensity against the Bulldogs, they have a few to come back but have a few chinks in the armour too.

LAST FIVE: GWS (L), PA (W), Syd (W), Melb (W), WB (L).

NEXT FIVE: Fre (A), Haw (H), Ess (H), NM (A), Gee (H).


While still a little off their best, they have quietly moved into the eight on the back of a three-game winning streak.

LAST FIVE: Gee (L), NM (L), GC (W), StK (W), Fre (W).

NEXT FIVE: PA (A), BL (A), WCE (H), Melb (A), GWS (H).


Back to earth a little after a tough loss against Adelaide, the Dockers remain reasonably well placed after three wins from their last five.

LAST FIVE: StK (W), WCE (L), GWS (W), WB (W), Ade (L).

NEXT FIVE: Rich (H), Ess (A), BL (H), Coll (A), PA (H).


Missed a big chance to make a major statement against the Pies, will be looking to bounce back strongly against the Crows.

LAST FIVE: BL (L), Rich (L), WCE (W), NM (W), Coll (L).

NEXT FIVE: Ade (H), GC (H), Haw (A), StK (A), Fre (A).

9. (12) WEST COAST

Back on the winners’ list but still a long way off their premiership-winning form.

LAST FIVE: Coll (W), Fre (W), PA (L), Gee (L), GC (W).

NEXT FIVE: StK (A), Melb (H), Ade, (A), WB (H), Syd (A).

10. (8) ST KILDA

Has the bubble burst? After two straight defeats, things don’t get any easier over the next fortnight.

LAST FIVE: Fre (L), Haw (W), Melb (W), Ade (L), GWS (L).

NEXT FIVE: WCE (H), Coll (A), Carl (H), PA (H), GC (A).

11. (10) ESSENDON

Came up short against the Cats but then again everybody else has too.

LAST FIVE: Melb (W), BL (W), NM (W), Coll (L), Gee (L).

NEXT FIVE: Syd (A), Fre (H), Rich (A), Carl (H), Haw (H).


Building on from their competitive defeat against Fremantle, the Doggies were super impressive against the Tigers.

LAST FIVE: Haw (W), GC (L), Coll (L), Carl (L), Fre (L).

NEXT FIVE: Rich (H), BL (H), Gee (A), NM (H), WCE (A).

13. (11) HAWTHORN

After four losses in six weeks, the Hawks are on shaky ground.

LAST FIVE: NM (W), StK (L), Gee (L), Carl (W), Melb (L).

NEXT FIVE: GWS (H), Rich (A), PA (H), BL (A), Ess (A).

14. (13) GOLD COAST

After a strong start to the season have struggled the last three weeks. We will find out a little more about them when they take on the resurgent Demons.

LAST FIVE: WB (W), Carl (W), Ade (L), BL (L), WCE (L).

NEXT FIVE: Melb (H), PA (A), Gee (H), GWS (A), NM (H).


North put Carlton to the sword to move off the bottom of the ladder but a tougher challenge lies ahead next week.

LAST FIVE: Haw (L), Ade (W), Ess (L), PA (L), Carl (W).

NEXT FIVE: Gee (H), Syd (H), WB (A), Rich (H), GC (A).

16. (18) MELBOURNE

The relief was palpable for the Demons after they ended their run of outs against the Hawks. Will be keen to taste victory once again when they face the Suns at home this week.

LAST FIVE: Ess (L), Syd (W), StK (L), Rich (L), Haw (W).

NEXT FIVE: GC (H), WCE (A), GWS (H), Ade (H), Coll (A).

17. (16) SYDNEY

After four straight losses the Swans are in free fall and look headed for the worst finish of the Longmire era.

LAST FIVE: Carl (W), Melb (L), Rich (L), GWS (L), BL (L).

NEXT FIVE: Ess (H), NM (A), Coll (H), Gee (A), WCE (H).

18. (14) CARLTON

Undid a lot of good work with a disappointing performance against the Kangaroos. While their best is getting better, the Blues worst is still pretty bad.

LAST FIVE: Syd (L), GC (L), WB (W), Haw (L), NM (L).

NEXT FIVE: Coll (H), GWS (A), StK (A), Ess (A), BL (H).

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