The Bulldogs were harder, smarter and had much more to play for.
Warwick Green It was only in the final term that Essendon managed to crack the nut open.
Daniel Cherny They held their nerve for the best part of 20 agonising goalless minutes.
Brad Elborough Hawthorn helped coach Alastair Clarkson celebrate his record 300th game at the club with a 52-point win over the Dockers.
Tom Decent The Sydney Swans notched up their seventh win on the trot with a comfortable 101-59 victory over St Kilda.
Ashley Porter Adelaide answered the critics with a superb victory over Geelong at Adelaide Oval on Friday night.
Rohan Connolly No amount of forensic attention to detail can reduce the disadvantage of playing away from home it seems.
On a cold and wet afternoon the Railways FC travelled to York on Sunday to take on the Roos on Forest Oval in the AFA Belt Up round 6.
After a disappointing loss for the Federals league side last week, injuries to key players and four weeks since our last home game, a very tough encounter was predicted against the Cunderdin Magpies at Northam.
Daniel Cherny Bombers hang on despite massive scare