For many individuals, the start of a brand new yr represents a recent begin with targets and desires in place that we want to see occur.
The identical might be mentioned for AFL golf equipment as all of them intention for the best success on the finish of each season.
Because it stands, all golf equipment are simply wishing for issues to occur with the start of the season nonetheless some time away.
Here’s a take a look at what every membership could also be wishing for.
Adelaide: Forgetting the demons of 2018
Nearly every little thing went fallacious for Don Pyke’s facet in 2018 as accidents cruelled the Crows season as they missed out on the highest eight. The pre-season coaching camp grew to become a working story but when they put that behind them there isn’t a cause they’ll’t content material on the pointy finish of the season.
Brisbane: Younger keys change into elite
It has effectively and really been documented the potential Harris Andrews and Eric Hipwood each possess. Andrews is already considered one of many higher key defenders within the sport and if he and Hipwood can take a large step in direction of the elite class, the Lions may push for a finals spot.
Carlton: Stars keep away from harm
Sam Docherty has already been dominated out for a successive straight season with a knee harm and Blues followers will likely be hoping that’s it when it comes to critical accidents. If the Blues are to start working their means up the ladder, they may want the likes of Mitch McGovern and Patrick Cripps on the sector.
Collingwood: Jamie Elliott leaps again to his greatest
Elliott battled a bunch of accidents through the 2018 season, which noticed him fail to make an look on the prime stage. If he can get his physique proper, at full flight the 26-year-old is among the sport’s most damaging small forwards who will make any defender nervous.
Essendon: Huge Joe returns to full health
Following the Spherical eight loss to Carlton, Essendon determined to place Joe Daniher on ice for the rest of the season. When the Bombers started to play higher footy many puzzled how a lot better they might have been with Daniher within the facet. If he’s proper to go from the start, and John Worsfold’s facet deliver that very same model of footy something might be doable.
Fremantle: Twin towers change into potent
For years it has felt just like the Dockers, have been crying out for a key ahead however now they need to distinctive abilities in Jesse Hogan and Rory Lobb. Each gamers have proven the power to take the sport by the scruff of the neck and will simply achieve this of their new colors. Their partnership seems set to be an fascinating one.
Geelong: Improvement, improvement, improvement
We all know all in regards to the Cats’ stars, but it surely has been their backside half which has allow them to down prior to now. Now could be the time for the youthful brigade from the Cattery to step up and meet their challenges head on. In the event that they do, Geelong could not fall so far as some folks have predicted.
Gold Coast: The reset goes to plan
Heading into 2019, it feels just like the Suns are beginning issues throughout as soon as once more – however this time they’re hoping all of it comes collectively. With quite a few recent faces getting into the membership, folks consider will probably be a troublesome time subsequent yr for the Suns. As a impartial, we simply hope they’re no less than aggressive.
GWS: Accidents change into a factor of the previous
By now many predicted the Giants would have started a premiership dynasty, up to now that definitely hasn’t been the case. Accidents cruelled Leon Cameron’s sides probabilities in 2018, however with extra key gamers departing the membership is their window starting to close?