AFL Weekend results were a mixed bag , with games providing fiercely contested battles , and Â some surprise results .
The Crows were very good against Geelong in Adelaide , with the Cats scraping a narrow win by only 11 points . The Swans Â in a shock 43 point loss to the Â under-performing Tigers have placed their finals chances in jeopardy . This loss allows Fremantle and North Melbourne to keep their finals dream alive .
Carlton , Hawthorn , CollingwoodÂ , Geelong and the West Coast Eagles continue to win , broadening the gap Â between the top five , and the next three contenders , for places in the eight . Â The Lions won the Â battle of theÂ QueenslandersÂ , and the Bombers ended the Bulldogs hopes of playing in the Finals Â . St Kilda , couldn’t make it seven wins in a row , and were simply outclassed by the silky skills of the Magpies .
Its a Â fierce Â battle , between five teams , for the last three spots in the eight . Loyal fans , wearing their football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys , will be treated to some fine footy action in the three weeks of home and away matches , as the season draws to a close .Â