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What was the AFL ladder in 2008?

What was the AFL ladder in 2008?

AFL 2008 (Australia): Ladder

Pos Team Points
1 Geelong Cats GEE 2672 – 1651
2 Hawthorn Hawks HAW 2434 – 1846
3 Western Bulldogs WES 2506 – 2112
4 St Kilda Saints ST 2126 – 1923

Did Essendon win every game in 2000?

Note: Essendon lost its first and only game in 2000, ending a 20-game winning streak in a match that became known as the “Super-Flood”.

Who won the AFL grand final in 2008?

Hawthorn Football Club
2008 AFL Grand Final/Champion

Why is it called the Coleman Medal?

It is named after John Coleman, a full forward and Australian Football Hall of Fame Legend who scored 537 goals in 98 games for Essendon. The award was first presented in 1981 to Richmond’s Michael Roach, who scored 86 goals for the season.

Who are the big 4 AFL clubs?

Choosing to play certain games twice, such as the local derbies and blockbusters (games between the Big 4 Victorian clubs of Collingwood, Carlton, Essendon and Richmond, are known as blockbuster games), results in a skewed fixture which is rarely evened out over time.

Who beat Geelong in 2008?

Geelong were defeated in the 2008 AFL Grand Final by Hawthorn in front of an attendance of 100,012 people. Despite having numerous chances in the first half of the game, and dominating through the midfield, the Cats failed to convert and were defeated by the Hawks.

Who has won the most Norm Smith medals?

Norm Smith Medal
First award 1979
First winner Wayne Harmes
Most wins Dustin Martin (3)
Most recent Dustin Martin (2020)

Where was the AFL Grand Final held in 2008?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 2008 AFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football match contested between the Geelong Football Club and the Hawthorn Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 27 September 2008.

What was the name of the Australian Football League in 2008?

For the 2008 season of the Arena Football League, see 2008 Arena Football League season. The 2008 Australian Football League season was the 112th season of the elite Australian rules football competition and the 18th under the name ‘Australian Football League’, having switched from ‘Victorian Football League’ after 1989.

Who was the AFL Rising Star for 2008?

Numbers highlighted in blue indicates the player led the count in that round. The AFL Rising Star award for 2008 was awarded to Rhys Palmer from Fremantle. This was the first season in which Carlton and Richmond faced off in what is now the traditional first clash of the season.

What did Geelong do in the 2008 AFL season?

Geelong then went on to win its Qualifying and Preliminary finals in succession, earning a place in the 2008 AFL Grand Final against Hawthorn, and the chance for a second-consecutive premiership. However, Geelong failed to capitalise on its outstanding performance during the season, losing the premiership in a Grand Final thriller.