Australian Football League Live Sydney Swans vs Richmond Tigers Stream AFL 2015 Seasons Week 13 math will be kick off at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Friday 26 June 2015 online, 19.50pm (AEDT) and its broadcast on Channel Seven, Foxtell.
The Richmond Tigers are one of the best travelling teams in the league and come to the Harbour city having beaten the Swans in Sydney in 2014. The Swans will be buoyed by both the bye and their 10-year premiership reunion at the SCG on Friday night.
The Swans could go in unchanged to face the Tigers with Heath Grundy likely to take his place after overcoming a knee injury. Ben McGlynn and Isaac Heeney (both fringe best 22) are not far away from selection either with Brandon Jack, Dean Towers and Craig Bird pushing for selection in the NEAFL. For the Tigers, Corey Ellis (hip flexor) will miss with injury whilst Chris Newman, Matt McDonough, Matt Dea, Nathan Gordon and Sam Lloyd are pushing for selection.
The Swans are second on the ladder with a 9-2 record having won their last six games. They rank 10th for points scored and second for least amount of points conceded averaging just 65 points against per game. They are 2-1 (1-2 against the line) vs top eight teams this season. Richmond is 6-5 to sit eighth on the ladder having won four of their last five games. They are the 12th best scoring team and sixth best defensive teams (judged on points for and against) this season. The Tigers are 2-1 both head-to-head and against the line vs top eight teams this season.
Richmond and Sydney have played 190 times with the Tigers leading 104-85 with one draw. The Tigers have won four of their past seven games. Since 2010, Sydney is 4-4 (but only 2-6 against the line) vs the Tigers. Sydney is 23-5-1 (17-12) against the line at the SCG since the start of 2012, including 9-2 (5-6 against the line) since last year. Since 2012, Richmond is 14-8 (14-8 against the line) when playing interstate – going 8-2 head-to-head and at the line in 2014-15. The Swans have won 12 of the past 14 games against Richmond at the SCG, the Tigers have not won there since May, 2004. Five of the past seven games have totalled under 168.5 points. All six games in round 12 went over the total game score. Richmond is 10-10-1 (11-10 against the line) in Thursday or Friday night matches since 2010. The Swans are 9-4 (7-6 against the line) on Thursday/Friday nights in the last two seasons. The Swans are 4-4 (3-5 against the line) following a week off since the start of 2011.
B: D.Rampe, T.Richards, N.Smith
HB: L.Jetta, H.Grundy, J.Laidler
C: R.Shaw, J.Kennedy, J.McVeigh
HF: G.Rohan, L.Franklin, D.Hannebery
F: A.Goodes, K.Tippett, H.Cunningham
Foll: T.Derickx, K.Jack, L.Parker
Inter: J.Lloyd, Z.Jones, S.Reid, T.Mitchell
Emerg: A.Davis, T.Nankervis, D.Towers
In: T.Derickx, Z.Jones
Out: M.Pyke, D.Robinson
B: D.Grimes, J.Batchelor, T.Chaplin
HB: S.Edwards, A.Rance, B.Houli
C: B.Ellis, B.Deledio, K.McIntosh
HF: C.Newman, T.Vickery, D.Martin
F: B.Griffiths, J.Riewoldt, T.Cotchin
Foll: I.Maric, T.Hunt, S.Grigg
Inter: K.Lambert, A.Miles, N.Vlastuin, N.Gordon
Emerg: M.Dea, S.Morris, C.Menadue
In: C.Newman, N.Gordon, K.Lambert
Out: S.Morris, C.Ellis, C.Menadue