Scoring is a big part of our game and it is what the fans love to see.
Higher scoring and fast-moving play is something the AFL is trying to implement with new rules that clubs must follow.
The AFL believes more goals equals more entertaining footy, and in some respect, this is true. So with that in mind, we’ll take a look at the scoring patterns of each club in the AFL since the start of the 2018 season, stats courtesy of Stats Insider.
Stats Insider has provided a summary of each teams’ overall shot accuracy, the type of shots, where they take the shots from on the ground and the top five players who make most of their opportunities.
Set shot – 56% from 402 shots
General play – 41% from 532 shots
0-24 metres – 66% from 179 shots
25-49 metres – 45% from 499 shots
50+ metres – 38% from 256 shots
Conversion rate from
Right – 41%
Centre – 61%
Left – 47%
1. Riley Knight (59%)
2. Rory Atkins (54%)
3. Tom Lynch (53%)
4. Lachlan Murphy (52%)
5. Taylor Walker (52%)