The AFL finals are upon us as eight teams dare to dream about hoisting this year’s premiership cup.
And there are two key roles that are crucial in a team’s bid for finals glory: the ‘striker’ going forward, and the ‘interceptor’ turning a defence into a brick wall. Here’s what those roles entail – and the two players from each club who will be vital in the coming weeks.
If there’s anything Dustin Martin has shown us in recent years, it’s that offensive firepower is worth its weight in gold in the post-season.
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Saints great Leigh Montagna highlighted on Fox Footy’s AFL360 last week that having a superstar ‘striker’ – who can win the ball in the midfield…