MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 21: Andrew Gaff of the Eagles runs with the ball during the round five AFL match between the Carlton Blues and the West Coast Eagles at Melbourne Cricket Ground on April 21, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Data tracking has become an important element of the game in recent times, with teams monitoring GPS information and other modern technologies to learn more about their players.

Afl.com.au has released data from the AFL Live app’s Telstra Tracker, containing the leaders of speed and distance at every club.

To put some of this into context, Usain Bolt’s fastest speed recorded was 44.72 km/h in the 2009 World Championships in Berlin.

Here is a list of the players who cover the most ground and are the quickest in the competition, numbers courtesy of the AFL Live app.

Top 5 distance kings (km)

1. Andrew Gaff 15.9

2. Mark Blicavs, Lachie Whitfield 15.5

3. Josh Kelly, Isaac Smith, Alex Neal-Bullen 15.3

4. Dyson Heppell, Kane Lambert 15.2

5. Jarryn Geary, Tom Mitchell, Ed Curnow, Jack Crisp, Steele Sidebottom, Chris Masten 14.9

Top 5 speedsters (km/h)

1. Majak Daw 35.6

2.
 Gary Rohan 35.3

3. Brad Sheppard, Lewis Jetta, Nic Naitanui, Dane Rampe, Billy Hartung 34.9

4. Jeremy Finlayson 34.8

5. Charlie Cameron, Nakia Cockatoo, Paul Puopolo, Lance Franklin 34.6