Articles by Ricky Mangidis
"Under the Bonnet: How the Demon's Defence Has Set Them Up For Finals"
For a team with a tendency of burning its own inside-50s and being scored against too easily at the other end, having 16 fewer entries than St Kilda likely wasn’t Melbourne’s ideal recipe for a victory.READ MORE
Inside Brisbane’s Woeful Goalkicking: Who’s To Blame?
We all know the numbers about Brisbane’s goal kicking; most weeks there’s a fresh one to remind us. Some of it is due to taking tough shots – keep that in mind for later – but then it’s a double whammy of missing those shots even more than expected.READ MORE
'Under The Bonnet': How The Western Bulldogs Kept Their Season Alive
On Saturday afternoon at Metricon Stadium, the Western Bulldogs kicked six unanswered third quarter goals to run away with a 28-point win against Melbourne. Yet those goals came despite having two fewer inside-50 entries than the Demons for the term.READ MORE
From Sinners to Saints: How St Kilda Revolutionised Its Goalkicking
St Kilda’s goal kicking accuracy is the best ever, by any club in history, through nine rounds of a season. Yet, if one were to look at Stats Insider’s expected score tool, the Saints haven’t even exceeded expectations.READ MORE
How North Melbourne Can Fix Its Broken List
North Melbourne have some serious decisions over the next 12-18 months in what shapes as the club's most crucial revamp in 20 years. A look at the Roos’ contract situation reveals that only six players are locked in past 2021.READ MORE