AFL League Leader Collingwood , resisted a fightback by Freo on saturday to win Â , and maintain top spot on the Â ladder .To use AFL commentators language the Pies are ” up and about ” . Carlton on the other hand , are ” under the pump ” Â , experiencing a six loss losing streak , and were beaten by an impressive Hawthorn on Friday night . Ugly rumours have again resurfaced about Brett Ratten’ s coach’ s position Â being under threat .
The Western Bulldogs also continue their losing streak , and the Tigers went down to the Crows in Adelaide. The battle of the Coasters , West Vs Gold Coast , achieved a predictable result with the West winning . Likewise the Sydney Derby served up the predictable result of victory to Â the Swans.
Today sees the unpredictable Saints , play the even more unpredictable Kangas , the Lions host the Demons , and Â Cats challenge Port at home .