AFL Beat 2021 AFLW Week 5

This week, We had Indigenous guernseys everywhere! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! The finals picture is starting to focus into shape. We had near-upsets and some good games amongst contenders. There is much to go over. Let's get right to it! *** Week 5 Recaps Geelong Cats 13 - 60 Richmond Tigers You've got

AFL Beat 2021 AFLW Week 4

This week, Twins! Jess and Sarah Hosking (left to right) I try REALLY hard not to act like a 12 year old, And, this is a great picture! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! The upsets continued and the contenders are separating themselves even more from the pretenders. Considering that there are byes this year,

AFL Beat 2021 AFLW Week 3

This week, The AFLW is wearing more Indigenous guernseys! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! So, remember when I said last week that we are starting to see which teams are good and which ones aren't? Well, we had a few upsets this week that showed there may be more contenders than

AFL Beat 2021 AFLW Week 2

This week, The AFLW has pride! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! We are starting to see which teams are good and which ones aren't. Sharp-eyed readers will note that we got some different games from what was on the revised schedule. As you remember, the Giants and Crows had to fly

AFL Beat 2021 AFLW Week 1

This week, The AFLW season got started! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! We had some upsets, some not-so-upsets, and a lot of bone-crushing action. Let's get right to it! *** Week 1 Recaps Carlton Blues 27 - 33 Collingwood Magpies The Pies got off to a hot start in the first half only for

AFL Beat 2021 AFLW Season Preview

This week... We are previewing the 2021 AFLW season! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! You may not recognize the competition from last year as there have been numerous changes.  Let's go over them one by one: *** No More Conferences! There are still 14 teams in the competition but they are no longer divided

AFL Beat 2020 Season Grand Final Recap

This week... We have our 2020 Premiers! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! As I said when I woke up on Saturday morning and checked the score:  Well shit! Here is your recap: Richmond Tigers 81 v Geelong Cats 50 at The Gabba It was still close at the start of the fourth, but

AFL Beat 2020 Season Preliminary Finals Recap

  This week... We have the Grand Final Matchup!   Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Holy shit my team is in the Grand Final!!  WOOOOOOOO!!!!!  Here are your recaps:   Port Adelaide Power 40 v Richmond Tigers 46  at Adelaide Oval   As I predicted, it went down to the last two minutes:   Here are the full-game highlights:       Brisbane

AFL Beat 2020 Season Semi Finals Recap

  This week... We have Preliminary Finals Matchups!   Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! We only had two games this week as the season is coming to an exciting conclusion. Let's get right to them!   Richmond Tigers 80 v St. Kilda Saints 49 at Metricon Stadium   The Tigers started the game strong and didn't let

AFL Beat 2020 Season Finals Week 1 Recap

  This week... We have Semifinal Matchups!   Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Holy shitballs we had some amazing games!  Let's get right to them!   Port Adelaide Power 58 v Geelong Cats 42 at Adelaide Oval   For some reason, I thought this game was going to air on Friday morning, so I woke up on

AFL Beat 2020 Season Finals Week 1 Preview

  This week... We have finals! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! The postseason awards were handed out in a ceremony on Thursday of last week.  Here are your 2020 Award Winners: 2020 AFLPA (AFL Players' Association) MVP VOTES 1120 votes: Lachie Neale (Brisbane) 419 votes: Travis Boak (Port Adelaide) 398 votes: Christian Petracca (Melbourne)370 votes: Tom

AFL Beat 2020 Season Round 18

This week... We have finished the regular season and are now ready for finals! Welcome to Balls of Steel's AFL Beat! Here are the results and highlights from Round Eighteen: Thursday, September 17, 2020 North Melbourne Kangaroos 34 v West Coast Eagles 49 at Metricon Stadium The Eagles took care of the Roos, as expected, and