2011 Western Bulldogs season

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Western Bulldogs
2011 season
President David Smorgon
Coach Rodney Eade
Captain(s) Matthew Boyd
Home ground Docklands Stadium
Pre-season competition First round
AFL season 10th
Leading goalkicker Barry Hall (55)

The 2011 Western Bulldogs season was the club's 86th since their introduction to the VFL/AFL in 1925. Matthew Boyd was confirmed to be the captain for the season, and Rodney Eade remained as coach.

2011 Results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

NAB Cup[edit]

Round Opposition Time Date Home/Away Venue Score Result/Margin Broadcaster TV
1 North Melbourne 4:50pm Sunday 20 February Away Skilled Stadium 1.2.2 (23) - 0.8.6 (54) WON by 31 points
1 Geelong 5:55pm Sunday 20 February Away Skilled Stadium 0.7.4 (46) - 0.4.1 (21) Lost by 25 points

NAB Challenge[edit]

Round Opposition Time Date Home/Away Venue Score Result/Margin
1 Brisbane Lions 1:10pm Saturday 26 February Visy Park Home 20.8 (128) - 8.10 (58) WON by 70 points
2 Fremantle 7:10pm Saturday 5 March Hands Oval Away 9.14 (68) - 14.14 (98) WON by 30 points
3 North Melbourne 1:00pm Saturday 12 March Eureka Stadium Away 18.10 (118) - 16.9 (105) Lost by 13 points

Home and Away season[edit]

Round Opposition Time Date Home/Away Venue Score Result/Margin Broadcaster TV Ladder Position
1 Essendon 1:10pm Saturday 27 March Away Etihad Stadium 16.17 (113) - 8.10 (58) Lost by 55 points Fox Sports 1 Live 16th
2 Brisbane Lions 1:10pm Sunday 3 April Home Etihad Stadium 19.9 (123) - 6.9 (45) WON by 78 points Fox Sports 1 Live 8th
3 Gold Coast 2:10pm Saturday 9 April Home Etihad Stadium 18.14 (122) - 7.9 (51) WON by 71 points Ten Network Delayed 5th
4 BYE 9th
5 Fremantle 6:40pm Monday 25 April Away Subiaco Oval 12.13 (85) - 11.12 (78) Lost by 7 points Fox Sports 1 Live 9th
6 Collingwood 4:40pm Sunday 1 May Away MCG 15.15 (105) - 8.9 (57) Lost by 48 points Fox Sports 1 Live 11th
7 Sydney 1:10pm Saturday 7 May Home Manuka Oval 10.5 (65) - 10.13 (73) Lost by 8 points Fox Sports 1 Live 12th
8 Richmond 2:10pm Sunday 15 May Home Etihad Stadium 23.15 (153) - 18.10 (118) WON by 35 points Seven Network Delayed 11th
9 West Coast 2:40pm Sunday 22 May Away Subiaco Oval 26.19 (175) - 8.4 (52) Lost by 123 points Fox Sports 1 Live 11th
10 Hawthorn 4:40pm Sunday 29 May Home Etihad Stadium 9.8 (62) - 13.13 (91) Lost by 29 points Fox Sports 1 Live 12th
11 Geelong Cats 2:10pm Saturday 4 June Away Skilled Stadium 23.10 (148) - 13.9 (87) Lost by 61 points Ten Network Delayed 13th
12 St Kilda 1:10pm Friday 10 June Away Etihad Stadium 12.9 (81) - 8.9 (57) Lost by 24 points Seven Network Delayed 13th
13 Adelaide 7:40pm Friday 17 June Home Etihad Stadium 14.16 (100) - 10.10 (70) WON by 30 points Seven Network Delayed 13th
14 Gold Coast 2:10pm Saturday 25 June Away Carrara Stadium 13.10 (88) - 17.8 (110) WON by 22 points Ten Network Delayed 13th
15 Melbourne 7:40pm Friday 1 July Home Etihad Stadium 19.13 (127) - 8.15 (63) WON by 64 points Seven Network Delayed 12th
16 Carlton 4:40pm Sunday 10 July Home Etihad Stadium 14.12 (96) - 9.15 (69) WON by 27 points Fox Sports 1 Live 9th
17 North Melbourne 4:40pm Sunday 17 July Away Etihad Stadium 21.16 (142) - 17.9 (111) Lost by 31 points Fox Sports 1 Live 12th
18 Sydney 7:10pm Saturday 23 July Away SCG 16.18 (114) - 11.9 (75) Lost by 39 points Fox Sports 1 Live 12th
19 West Coast 2:10pm Saturday 30 July Home Etihad Stadium 15.5 (95) - 15.13 (103) Lost by 8 points Ten Network Delayed 12th
20 BYE 12th
21 Essendon 7:10pm Saturday 13 August Home Etihad Stadium 15.11 (101) - 23.12 (150) Lost by 49 points Ten Network Delayed 12th
22 Port Adelaide 3:10pm Sunday 21 August Away AAMI Stadium 15.7 (97) - 24.13 (157) WON by 60 points Seven Network Live 11th
23 Hawthorn 2:10pm Saturday 27 August Away MCG 16.17 (113) - 10.7 (67) Lost by 46 points Ten Network Delayed 13th
24 Fremantle 2:10 pm Saturday 3 September Home Etihad Stadium 15.17 (107) 8.13 (61) Won by 46 points Ten Network Delayed 10th

Ladder[edit]

2011 AFL Ladder
Team P W L D PF PA % Pts
1 Collingwood 22 20 2 0 2592 1546 167.66 80
2 Geelong (P) 22 19 3 0 2548 1619 157.38 76
3 Hawthorn 22 18 4 0 2355 1634 144.12 72
4 West Coast 22 17 5 0 2235 1715 130.32 68
5 Carlton 22 14 7 1 2225 1700 130.88 58
6 St Kilda 22 12 9 1 1891 1677 112.76 50
7 Sydney 22 12 9 1 1897 1735 109.34 50
8 Essendon 22 11 10 1 2217 2217 100.00 46
9 North Melbourne 22 10 12 0 2106 2082 101.15 40
10 Western Bulldogs 22 9 13 0 2060 2155 95.59 36
11 Fremantle 22 9 13 0 1791 2155 83.11 36
12 Richmond 22 8 13 1 2069 2396 86.35 34
13 Melbourne 22 8 13 1 1974 2315 85.27 34
14 Adelaide 22 7 15 0 1742 2193 79.43 28
15 Brisbane Lions 22 4 18 0 1814 2240 80.98 16
16 Port Adelaide 22 3 19 0 1718 2663 64.51 12
17 Gold Coast 22 3 19 0 1534 2726 56.27 12
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points for, PA = Points against

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