TIGERS TO CONTINUE ON WINNING WAY
Defending premiers Richmond Tigers can be expected to cement the club’s place as leader leaders by defeating Essendon Bombers at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.
A finals shaping match between the third-placed Greater Western Sydney Giants and Sydney Swans, holding sixth, will be held at Spotless Stadium on Saturday.
Another game on Saturday with finals implications will be the Collingwood Magpies, fifth, versus Port Adelaide Power, eighth, which will be a close encounter at the MCG.
Richmond def Essendon by 36pts @ MCG
Collingwood def Port Adelaide by 16pts @ MCG
Geelong def Fremantle by 40pts @ GMHBA Stadium
GWS Giants def Sydney by 18pts @ Spotless Stadium
Brisbane def Gold Coast by 22pts @ Metricon Stadium
Hawthorn def St. Kilda by 28pts @ Etihad Stadium
Western Bulldogs def Carlton by 15pts @ Etihad Stadium
West Coast def Melbourne by 20pts @ Optus Stadium
Adelaide def North Melbourne by 30pts @ Adelaide Oval