AFL Stats: 2019 Qtrs Won

It won’t be a surprise to anyone that the 2019 H&A season Top 5 were all ranked highly for quarters won, what may be a surprise to a few was the eventual runner-up last season GWS won only 49.0% of quarters played (Rank 9).

Essendon won only 44.6% of quarters played in 2019 (Rank 13), Hawthorn (Rank Eq.6) & Port Adelaide (Rank Eq.6) both missed Finals in 2019 however they were ranked in the Top 8 along with Sydney (Rank 8).

2019 QTRS WON - ALLWIN %
RICHMOND64.0
GEELONG62.0
BRISBANE59.4
COLLINGWOOD53.1
WEST COAST53.1
HAWTHORN51.1
PORT ADELAIDE51.1
SYDNEY50.0
GWS GIANTS49.0
WESTERN BULLDOGS47.8
ADELAIDE46.6
NTH MELBOURNE45.5
ESSENDON44.6
CARLTON43.2
FREMANTLE40.9
ST. KILDA40.9
MELBOURNE37.5
GOLD COAST29.5

Geelong & Richmond were ranked at the top for 1st Qtrs won in 2019, each team won 68.0% of quarters played in 2019.

St Kilda & Carlton were slow starters last season, Final 8 teams Essendon & the Western Bulldogs each won only 39.1% of opening Qtrs played.

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2019 QTRS WON - Q1WIN %
GEELONG68.0
RICHMOND68.0
COLLINGWOOD62.5
WEST COAST62.5
HAWTHORN59.1
BRISBANE54.2
NTH MELBOURNE50.0
SYDNEY50.0
MELBOURNE45.5
GWS GIANTS42.3
ADELAIDE40.9
FREMANTLE40.9
GOLD COAST40.9
ESSENDON39.1
WESTERN BULLDOGS39.1
PORT ADELAIDE36.4
CARLTON31.8
ST. KILDA31.8

St Kilda adjusted well after QT to be the leading team winning 68.2% of 2nd Qtrs played last season, the Tigers again were tough to overcome early in games winning 68.0% of 2nd Qtrs played.

The drop off after the QT break for Gold Coast was alarming, the Suns won only 18.2% of 2nd Qtrs played in 2019.

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2019 QTRS WON - Q2WIN %
ST. KILDA68.2
RICHMOND68.0
GEELONG64.0
PORT ADELAIDE59.1
WESTERN BULLDOGS56.5
ADELAIDE54.5
BRISBANE50.0
SYDNEY50.0
COLLINGWOOD45.8
WEST COAST45.8
ESSENDON43.5
GWS GIANTS42.3
CARLTON40.9
HAWTHORN40.9
MELBOURNE40.9
NTH MELBOURNE36.4
FREMANTLE31.8
GOLD COAST18.2

After the HT break Brisbane were the strongest team in the AFL winning 70.8% of 3rd Qtrs played, the only time the Giants were ranked in the top 3 (per Qtr) was in the 3rd Qtr (Win Pct: 61.5%).

St Kilda were strong team after the QT break but were equally as poor coming off the main break in 2019, the Saints won only 22.7% of 3rd Qtrs played.

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2019 QTRS WON - Q3WIN %
BRISBANE70.8
GWS GIANTS61.5
GEELONG60.0
RICHMOND60.0
SYDNEY59.1
PORT ADELAIDE54.5
WEST COAST54.2
WESTERN BULLDOGS52.2
CARLTON50.0
COLLINGWOOD50.0
ESSENDON47.8
FREMANTLE45.5
HAWTHORN45.5
ADELAIDE40.9
NTH MELBOURNE40.9
MELBOURNE36.4
GOLD COAST31.8
ST. KILDA22.7

Again Brisbane were ranked No.1 this time winning 62.5% of 4th Qtrs played last season, Richmond were the only team to be ranked in the top 3 each Qtr (4th Qtr Win Pct: 60.0%).

The win percentage at Melbourne declined in each Qtr played last season, the Demons won 45.5% of 1st Qtrs played however by the last Qtr that percentage dropped to 27.3%.

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2019 QTRS WON - Q4WIN %
BRISBANE62.5
RICHMOND60.0
HAWTHORN59.1
GEELONG56.0
NTH MELBOURNE54.5
PORT ADELAIDE54.5
COLLINGWOOD54.2
ADELAIDE50.0
CARLTON50.0
GWS GIANTS50.0
WEST COAST50.0
ESSENDON47.8
FREMANTLE45.5
WESTERN BULLDOGS43.5
ST. KILDA40.9
SYDNEY40.9
GOLD COAST27.3
MELBOURNE27.3


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