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Fremantle’s Path to the 2013 AFL Grand Final

Fremantle have won their way to their first AFL Grand Final after defeating Sydney. During the regular season, their scoring performance compared to the weekly winning average was: Fremantle lost five games during the regular season (Essendon (week 3); Hawthorn (week 4); Geelong (week 14); Richmond (week 17); St Kilda (week 23)). Following on from my post about visualising the season's performances of Hawthorn and Richmond, I present a colour comparison of Fremantle's actual path to the Grand Final compared to a prediction of the season based on 2012 rankings. In this comparison I have used two hues. The darker the hue the...

130827 Performance Against Ranking 2013 Football Season

Introduction This is a twenty-second post about performance against ranking in three football codes in Australia in the 2013 Football season. The codes are Australian Rules, Rugby League and Rugby Union. The Super 15 Rugby Union season has concluded so this post reports on Australian Rules and Rugby League. You can find some background information about this project here. Australian Rules Seven of the nine games in Round 22 followed 2012 rankings. The exceptions were Geelong's defeat of Sydney and Essendon's defeat of Carlton. For the fourth time this season, Essendon overcame an end of Third Quarter deficit. As in Round 14, they overturned...

130820 Performance Against Ranking 2013 Football Season

Introduction This is a twenty-first post about performance against ranking in three football codes in Australia in the 2013 Football season. The codes are Australian Rules, Rugby League and Rugby Union. The Super 15 season has concluded so this post reports on Australian Rules and Rugby League. You can find some background information about this project here. Australian Rules In Round 21, Geelong and the Western Bulldogs played above their 2012 rankings in their defeats of West Coast and Adelaide respectively. Average points scored by Winners this Round and over the whole season are: For Losers: In this Round, Port Adelaide (against the Gold Coast) and Western...

130813 Performance Against Ranking 2013 Football Season

Introduction This is a twentieth post about performance against ranking in three football codes in Australia in the 2013 Football season. The codes are Australian Rules, Rugby League and Rugby Union You can find some background information about this project here. Australian Rules In Round 20, the Gold Coast, Western Bulldogs and Collingwood played above their 2012 rankings in their defeats of Melbourne, Carlton and Sydney respectively. Until the defeat by Collingwood, Sydney had won six games in succession. Average points scored by Winners this Round and over the whole season are: For Losers: Rugby League Four teams played above their 2012 rankings in Round 22: the Titans,...

Batting Partnerships Ashes 2013: After Four Tests

After four Test Matches in the 2013 Series, the batting partnership profiles for Australia and England are: Australia England A Comparison of both profiles:  

130806 Performance Against Ranking 2013 Football Season

Introduction This is a nineteenth post about performance against ranking in three football codes in Australia. The codes are Australian Rules, Rugby League and Rugby Union You can find some background information about this project here. Australian Rules In Round 19, Port Adelaide, Brisbane, Richmond, North Melbourne and GWS played above their 2012 Rankings. GWS recorded a first win of the season at home to Melbourne. Port Adelaide overcame a twelve point deficit at the end of the third quarter to defeat Adelaide. Richmond's defeat of Hawthorn was the seventh time this year that Richmond has beaten a higher ranked team from 2012. Richmond has...

130730 Performance Against Ranking 2013 Football Season

Introduction This is an eighteenth post about performance against ranking in three football codes in Australia. The codes are Australian Rules, Rugby League and Rugby Union You can find some background information about this project here. Australian Rules In Round 18, Fremantle, Port Adelaide and the Western Bulldogs played above their 2012 rankings. This Round saw the second lowest losing average points (62) in this season's competition. Only Round 10 was lower (60 points). Over the 18 Rounds of the competition this year, the gap betwwn winners and losers, on average, has been: Rugby League There were three teams that performed above their 2012 rankings in Round 20:...

130723 Performance Against Ranking 2013 Football Season

Introduction This is a seventeenth post about performance against ranking in three football codes in Australia. The codes are Australian Rules, Rugby League and Rugby Union You can find some background information about this project here. Australian Rules As with Round 16, four of the nine games played in Week 17 did not follow 2012 rankings. The Gold Coast, Port Adelaide, Richmond and Carlton played above their rankings (defeating Collingwood, St Kilda, Fremantle and North Melbourne respectively.) Adelaide's victory over Geelong confirmed the 2012 ranking rather than current form. In doing so, Adelaide overcame an end of third quarter deficit of 14 points. It...

130719 Performance Against Ranking 2013 Football Season

Introduction This is a sixteenth post about performance against ranking in three football codes in Australia. The codes are Australian Rules, Rugby League and Rugby Union You can find some background information about this project here. Australian Rules Four of the nine games played in Week 16 did not follow 2012 rankings. Brisbane, Carlton, Frematle and Collingwood were the teams winning the encounters. Brisbane overcame a 15 point deficit against North Melbourne at the end of the third quarter. Fremantle overcame a 2 point deficit at the end of the third quarter to defeat West Coast. Average cumulative season and Round 16 profiles for winners...

130710 Performance Against Ranking 2013 Football Season

Introduction This is a fifteenth post about performance against ranking in three football codes in Australia. The codes are Australian Rules, Rugby League and Rugby Union You can find some background information about this project here. Australian Rules There were nine games in Round 15 of the AFL this week. The top two ranked teams from 2012, Hawthorn and Adelaide, lost this week (against Geelong and West Coast respectively). The other seven games followed the 2012 Rankings. The Western Bulldogs overcame a two-point end of third quarter deficit to defeat the Greater Western Sydney Giants in Canberra. Average cumulative season and Round 15 profiles for...