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Footy returns to Western Australia and South Australia in Round 7, with a Geelong-Collingwood blockbuster beginning another big weekend of action.

There’s also a Western Derby, and a rematch of a thrilling semi-final between the Giants and the Lions, before the winless Adelaide Crows return home to face St Kilda in the first Monday night fixture of a rapidly evolving 2020 campaign.

Get the lowdown on what you need to know for every club in the Tuesday Cheat Sheet!

Adelaide Crows

This week, the Crows play the St Kilda Saints at the Adelaide Oval on Monday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • The Crows are bottom of the ladder, winless in 2020
  • Adelaide’s last win came against the Saints, in Round 20 2019
  • The Crows have won their past 10 matches against St Kilda but skipper Rory Sloane (hand) will miss at least the next month

Brisbane Lions

This week, the Lions play the GWS Giants at Giants Stadium on Saturday at 1.45 pm AEST

  • Brisbane has beaten GWS just once since 2013
  • All four of the Lions’ wins this season have come at the Gabba
  • Charlie Cameron has kicked at least one goal in his last 22 matches

Carlton Blues

This week, the Blues play Port Adelaide Power at the Gabba on Sunday at 1.05 pm AEST

  • Carlton has not beaten the Power since 2016
  • All of Carlton’s last three wins against Port Adelaide have been by four points or less
  • The Blues sit eighth with a 3-3 record in 2020

Collingwood Magpies

This week, the Magpies play the Geelong Cats at Optus Stadium on Thursday at 8.10 pm AEST

  • Collingwood won the last meeting against Geelong, a qualifying final last year, by 10 points
  • The Magpies have the competition’s best defence
  • This is the first time the sides have met at a venue other than the MCG since 2005

Essendon Bombers

This week, the Bombers play the Western Bulldogs at Metricon Stadium on Friday at 7.50 pm AEST

  • Essendon has lost just once in 2020, by one point to Carlton
  • Dylan Shiel (suspension) will miss the clash
  • Conor McKenna (broken finger) will sit on the sidelines, too

Fremantle Dockers

This week, the Dockers play the West Coast Eagles at Optus Stadium on Sunday at 6.35 pm AEST

  • The Dockers have lost their last nine meetings against West Coast
  • Fremantle kicked just two goals last time the two sides met, losing by 91 points
  • Justin Longmuir’s side have won two in a row after losing their first four this season

Geelong Cats

This week, the Cats play the Collingwood Magpies at Optus Stadium on Thursday at 8.10 pm AEST

  • Geelong came from 22 points down to beat Brisbane by 27 points in Round 6
  • The Cats are the highest scoring side in the competition this year
  • Geelong has won three of its past four against the Magpies

Gold Coast Suns

This week, the Suns play the Sydney Swans at the SCG on Saturday at 4.35 pm AEST

  • The Suns have beaten Sydney just once
  • Izak Rankine kicked three goals in an eye-catching debut for Gold Coast in Round 6
  • All of Gold Coast’s nine losses to Sydney have been by 35 points or more

Greater Western Sydney Giants

This week, the Giants play the Brisbane Lions at Giants Stadium on Saturday at 1.45 pm AEST

  • The Giants beat Brisbane by three points in a tense semi-final last year
  • GWS has lost both of its away matches in 2020
  • The Giants have lost the inside 50 count in all six matches this season

Hawthorn Hawks

This week, the Hawks play the Melbourne Demons at Giants Stadium on Sunday at 3.35 pm AEST

  • Hawthorn kicked 3.9 (27) against Collingwood in Round 6, its lowest score under Alastair Clarkson
  • The Hawks have a 0-5 record at Giants Stadium
  • Key forward Jon Patton (hamstring) will miss this clash

Melbourne Demons

This week, the Demons play the Hawthorn Hawks at Giants Stadium on Sunday at 3.35 pm AEST

  • Melbourne has won its past two against Hawthorn, including a five-point triumph in 2019
  • Those wins followed a horror run where Melbourne won just one of 16 against the Hawks
  • Christian Petracca has had at least 24 disposals in four of his five matches this season

North Melbourne Kangaroos

This week, the Kangaroos play the Richmond Tigers at Metricon Stadium on Saturday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • North Melbourne has lost four in a row after winning its first two matches in 2020
  • North beat reigning premiers Richmond last year and has won three of its past five against the Tigers
  • Key forward Ben Brown is down on form and has kicked just seven goals this year

Port Adelaide Power

This week, the Power play the Carlton Blues at the Gabba on Sunday at 1.05 pm AEST

  • The Power sit on top of the ladder after six rounds
  • Four of the club’s five wins in 2020 have come at Metricon Stadium
  • Port has won its past three matches against Carlton and five of the last seven encounters between the two sides

Richmond Tigers

This week, the Tigers play the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Metricon Stadium on Saturday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • Richmond has won two matches in a row after a sloppy start to the season
  • The Tigers have kicked five goals or less in three of their six matches in 2020
  • Key forward Tom Lynch got through the Round 6 win over Sydney despite having surgery on a broken hand just six days earlier

St Kilda Saints

This week, the Saints play the Adelaide Crows at the Adelaide Oval on Monday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • The Saints led by 37 points early in the second quarter against Fremantle in Round 6 but then collapsed to lose by a goal
  • All of St Kilda’s wins in 2020 have come at Docklands
  • Coach Brett Ratten is tipped to make several changes at the selection table

Sydney Swans

This week, the Swans play the Gold Coast Suns at the SCG on Saturday at 4.35 pm AEST

  • The Swans kicked just three goals against Richmond in Round 6
  • Tom Papley has kicked at least one goal in his last 24 matches
  • Josh Kennedy (knee) will sit on the sidelines, while Isaac Heeney (ankle) will miss the rest of the 2020 season

West Coast Eagles

This week, the Eagles play the Fremantle Dockers at Optus Stadium on Sunday at 6.35 pm AEST

  • The Eagles thumped the Dockers by 91 points in the last Western Derby
  • Two wins in a row has West Coast’s season back on track
  • Andrew Gaff has had at least 32 disposals in his last six matches against the Dockers

Western Bulldogs

This week, the Bulldogs play the Essendon Bombers at Metricon Stadium on Friday at 7.50 pm AEST

  • The Bulldogs have won their last five against Essendon by an average margin of 56.4 points
  • Western Bulldogs won the last clash against the Bombers by 104 points, restricting Essendon to just four goals
  • The Bulldogs have lost their last three matches at Metricon Stadium