Half Way In Numbers

It’s official, this season in the SWFL is the closest on record, with all ten teams still mathematically able to make finals come the end of the season.

After nine rounds of matches never before have five teams had five wins at the half way point of the season.

The competition is incredibly close, with three matches in the first round decided by a point, two involving Augusta Margaret River.  One match has been won by three points, one by four points, one by five points and one by six points.  A further seven games have been won by between 7-12 points, and nine matches have been won by 13-18 points.  The biggest winning margin of the season has been 66 points when Carey Park defeated Busselton.

There have only been five games where the winning team has kicked in excess of 100 points, with the highest score being in round nine when Eaton Boomers kicked 121 points.  The same game saw Harvey Bulls kick 105 points, the highest score by a losing team.  The Bulls also have the second highest losing score (86 points) in round two.

Donnybrook conversely have the lowest winning score of 8.5.53 in round four.  Meanwhile, Collie Eagles and Augusta Margaret River have the least ranked high score of the first nine rounds, with both clubs having not kicked a score higher than 78 points.  Collie have kicked four scores in the 70s, while Augusta Margaret River have had scored between 69-78 points seven times in nine games.

Bunbury also have a new record, with no team at the half way mark of the season, having a percentage of less than 100% in second place.

Club By Club

Augusta Margaret River

Highest winning margin 40 points, Highest losing margin 33 points.  Three games separated by nine points or less, two by one point.  Highest score 78 points (round eight), Lowest Score 44 points (round one)

Bunbury

Highest winning margin 21 points (lowest of all clubs), Highest losing margin 25 points.  Four games separated by seven points or less, Highest score 85 points (round nine), Lowest Score 52 points (round five)

Busselton

Highest winning margin 58 points, Highest losing margin 66 points.  Two games separated by 11 points or less, Highest score 107 points (round four) Lowest Score 31 points (round eight).

Carey Park

Highest winning margin 66 points (highest of all clubs), Highest losing margin 44 points.  Five games separated by 15 points or less.  Highest score 104 points (round five), Lowest Score 56 points (round four)

Collie Eagles

Highest winning margin 53 points, Highest losing margin 58 points.  Two games separated by 9 points or less, biggest lead of all teams to go on to lose 41 points, Highest score 78 points (round seven and round nine) Lowest Score 45 points (round three).

Donnybrook

Highest winning margin 53 points (twice), Highest losing margin 40 points.  Four games separated by 17 points or less, Highest Score 98 points (round three), Lowest Score 31 points (round two)

Eaton Boomers

Highest winning margin 40 points, Highest losing margin 53 points.  Six games separated by 20 points or less (two by a goal or less). Highest Score 121 points (highest of all teams round nine), Lowest Score 53 points (round eight)

Harvey Bulls

Highest winning margin 24 points, Highest losing margin 49 points.  Seven games separated by 16 points or less, biggest deficit chased down to win 41 points, Highest Score 105 points (round nine losing score), Lowest Score 38 points (round five)

Harvey Brunswick Leschenault

Highest winning margin 44 points, Highest losing margin 29 points . Four games separated by 14 points or less, Highest Score 110 points (round seven), Lowest Score 40 points (rounds three and four).

South Bunbury

Highest winning margin 44 points, Highest losing margin 22 points.  Six games separated by 14 points or less, Highest Score 98 points (round five), Lowest Score 39 points (round four).

 

CURRENT LADDER

POS TEAM P W L D FOR AGST % PTS
1 Donnybrook 9 7 2 0 619 466 132.83 28
2 Bunbury 9 6 3 0 594 595 99.83 24
3 South Bunbury 9 5 4 0 592 532 111.28 20
4 Carey Park 9 5 4 0 684 620 110.32 20
5 Augusta Margaret River Football Club 9 5 4 0 621 582 106.70 20
6 Harvey Brunswick Leschenault 9 5 4 0 574 552 103.99 20
7 Eaton Boomers 9 5 4 0 671 658 101.98 20
8 Busselton 9 3 6 0 518 664 78.01 12
9 Harvey Bulls 9 2 7 0 660 734 89.92 8
10 Collie Eagles 9 2 7 0 547 677 80.80 8