ROUND 16 STATS
North Melbourne has won four of its past five clashes with Essendon. Western Bulldogs have lost five straight games at Simonds Stadium. Gold Coast has lost eight of its past nine games. Collingwood has won 10 of its past 12 clashes with West Coast Hawthorn has won five of seven games against Sydney since the Swans won the 2012 Grand Final. Fremantle is 7-1 in Perth this season and 35-4 since Round 15, 2012. Brisbane Lions have won five straight matches against Melbourne. Port Adelaide has won four of the past five Showdowns. Richmond is unbeaten in six games against St Kilda with a draw followed by five wins. The Saints’ last win over the Tigers was in Round 21, 2010 at Etihad.