Superficially, that was a terrific spectacle. Two flint-hard but disciplined sides throwing the kitchen sink at each other for four quarters in front of a meaningful crowd.
Tactically, it will be picked apart all week with so many contests within contests all over the ground. The headline will inevitably feature Geelongs – and Tom Hawkins – kicking for goal. In round 12 the Coleman Medalist looked like a giant playing junior footy, but tonight he kicked 0.5 …