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Some AFL Data at the End of the Bye Weeks in 2016

Round 15 of the 2016 AFL season concluded with Adelaide's win over Melbourne. By the end of Round 15 all teams had been refreshed by...

AFL Round 8: Reflecting on counter-predictive outcomes

Introduction Thirty-six years ago, George Lewis and Jonathan Lewis wrote about negative evidence in social research. In the introduction to their paper, they wrote: In social research,...

Episodes in a contested AFL game: an example from Round 7 in 2016

Introduction Yesterday, I discussed the Gold Coast versus Melbourne AFL game from Round 7 of the 2016 AFL season. Today I am looking at a game...

Getting it wrong

Introduction Each week, I try to predict the outcomes of the nine AFL games played here in Australia. I lack the detailed insights and understandings that...

Contestability in Three Rounds of AFL 2016

Three rounds have been played in this year's AFL competition. I have been using the data provided by the AFL to explore the contestability of...