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AFL Round 8 2011 Results

published  First Published: 15/05/2011
Article written by: Nigel Brookson


AFL Round 8 2011 Results

AFL Round 8 2011 saw the Geelong Cats topple Collingwood by 3 points, and now sit at the top of the AFL Ladder 2011 unbeaten. At the other end Brisbane yet to win a game were easily beaten by Essendon; who are third on the AFL Ladder. The upset of AFL Round 8 2011 was North Melbourne comfortably defeating Melbourne by 41 points.

West Coast Eagles defeated Freemantle, with both Western Australian teams now in the top 8. Adelaide Crows showed a slight return to form with a 51 point victory over the Gold Coast Suns. Sydney Swans crushed Port Adelaide, and St Kilda despite showing some fight couldn't get up against Hawthorn.


Winners in AFL Round 8 2011 were: Geelong Cats, North Melbourne, Adelaide Crows, Essendon, Sydney Swans, Hawthorn, Western Bulldogs, West Coast Eagles with Carlton having a bye in Round 8 2011.



AFL Season 2011 Round 8 games played:


Geelong Friday 13th May
MCG (Geelong Cats home)
Geelong Cats 8.17 (65) defeated Collingwood 9.8 (62)
crowd attendance 81,691
North Melbourne Saturday 14th May
Etihad Stadium (North Melbourne home)
North Melbourne 19.10 (124) defeated Melbourne 12.11 (83)
crowd attendance 23,536
Adelaide Crows Saturday 14th May
AAMI Stadium (Geelong home)
Adelaide Crows 19.10 (124) defeated Gold Coast Suns 9.19 (73)
crowd attendance 36,056
Gold Coast Suns
Brisbane Lions Saturday 14th May
Gabba (Brisbane home)
Essendon 15.12 (102) defeated Brisbane 9.12 (66)
crowd attendance 24,921
Sydney Swans Saturday 14th May
SCG (Sydney Swans home)
Sydney Swans 18.13 (121) defeated Port Adelaide 9.5 (59)
crowd attendance 20,719
Port Adelaide
Hawthorn Sunday 15th May
MCG (Hawthorn home)
Hawthorn 14.15 (99) defeated St Kilda 10.9 (69)
crowd attendance 42,453
St Kilda
Western Bulldogs Sunday 15th May
Etihad Stadium (Western Bulldogs home)
Western Bulldogs 23.15 (153) defeated Richmond 18.10 (118)
crowd attendance 39,141
West Coast Eagles Sunday 15th May
Pattersons Stadium (West Coast Eagles home)
West Coast Eagles 14.12 (96) defeated Freemantle 9.9 (63)
crowd attendance 40,567


Bye - Carlton

Check to see your AFL teams current position on the AFL Ladder 2011, and follow your team each week with the AFL Fixture 2011, so you know when and where your AFL Football team is playing.




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