Melbourne and Greater Western Sydney were diabolical in
2013, but have become merely bad in 2014. Both teams scored a win on the
weekend, and have gained about 30 rankings points each in 2014; that is, they
are considered about five goals better. This week is the first week neither of
them have been ranked last since Round 14 2012.
St. Kilda’s 96 point loss to Geelong, coupled with GWS’
comfortable win in Brisbane, sends the Saints to the bottom of the rankings for
the first since I started compiling them. Apart from Brisbane, the Saints’ have
lost the most ranking points so far in 2014.
ALSO OF NOTE
Hawthorn, Sydney, Fremantle and Port Adelaide
are now the clear top four teams – will they be the preliminary finalists in