The world of AFL related media is vast, dynamic and fast paced. If you aren’t engaged on a daily basis, you’re bound to miss something in the flood of news articles, opinion pieces, videos and social media posts – and how relevant are they all to your SuperCoach team anyway? This preseason, we’re solving your problem. Each week we’ll give you our take on the most SuperCoach relevant media.
At the conclusion of Round 2 this year, things were looking awfully bleak for Ross Lyon’s Dockers.
On the back of a bitterly disappointing 2016 campaign, Fremantle was languishing at the bottom of the ladder and was coming off a demoralising 89-point drubbing at the hands of a resurgent Port Adelaide.
It had put Lyon in an incredibly difficult position; so often in his career at both Fremantle and St Kilda, he had been able to turn to his more experienced players, who would be able to get the job done on a weekly basis in a consummate and highly professional manner with minimal fuss. Clearly, that method wasn’t going to keep him in a job for much longer. He had to do something that he hadn’t ever done before in his successful coaching career – change.
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