With a new year of football only hours away, we take a quick look at the state of play before the first ball has been bounced.
The self-proclaimed kings of the big game came close in 2015, but can the Eagles put their nervous grand final performance behind them to go one better?
After two seasons outside the eight and an aggressive recruitment strategy, the pressure is on the Pies to push their way into the finals.
The Saints marched on to a higher ladder position than predicted in 2015. Will the rebuild turn into an unexpected finals push?
Injury and indiscipline wrecked Gold Coast’s 2015 campaign. Is this the year the Suns finally set on the finals?
They’re a fearsome outfit at their best, but well-drilled and disciplined teams could put Hawthorn to the sword this September. This is how to beat Hawthorn.
There’s a crucial piece of the puzzle missing in the AFL’s much-vaunted new broadcasting rights deal.