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AFL finals at a glance

AAP logoAAP 10/09/2016

WEEK ONE OF AFL FINALS AT A GLANCE

RESULTS

* Elimination final: Western Bulldogs 14.15 (99) bt West Coast 7.10 (52)

* Qualifying final: Geelong 12.13 (85) bt Hawthorn 12.11 (83)

* Qualifying final: Greater Western Sydney 12.19 (91) bt Sydney 7.13 (55)

* Elimination final: Adelaide 21.15 (141) bt North Melbourne 12.7 (79)

THE WASH-UP

* Geelong and Greater Western Sydney book home preliminary finals. Season over for West Coast and North Melbourne. Western Bulldogs and Adelaide prevail in knockout games. Hawthorn and Sydney lose but cash in double chances to fight again.

INJURIES

* Lin Jong (Western Bulldogs, collarbone), Scott Lycett (West Coast, knee), Ryan Burton (Hawthorn, calf) Taylor Duryea (Hawthorn, hand), Callum Mills (Sydney, hamstring)

TRIBUNAL WATCH

* Adelaide's Kyle Hartigan is on report for tripping while fellow Crow Daniel Talia will be scrutinised for striking North's Drew Petrie. Hawthorn's Jordan Lewis also faces scrutiny for a strike on Geelong's Joel Selwood, as does Hawk captain Luke Hodge and Geelong's Tom Ruggles' punch which felled Hawthorn's Cyril Rioli will attract attention. Greater Western Sydney's Steve Johnson's blow which floored Sydney's Josh Kennedy will be looked at, as will Giant ruckman Shane Mumford's bump on Swan Kurt Tippett, while Sydney's Gary Rohan's wild swings at Giant Heath Shaw will also be examined.

NEXT WEEK

* Semi-final: Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs, MCG, Friday 7.50pm AEST

* Semi-final: Sydney v Adelaide, SCG, Saturday 7.25pm AEST

IN A FORTNIGHT

* Preliminary final: Geelong v Sydney or Adelaide, MCG, Friday September 23, 7.50pm AEST

* Preliminary final: Greater Western Sydney v Hawthorn or Western Bulldogs, Spotless Stadium, Saturday September 24, time to be confirmed

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