In a surprise resul,t and a surprise game with snow falling in the first quarter, Hawthorn have thrashed GWS in freezing conditions in Canberra, possibly the first AFL game played in the snow.

 Greater Western Sydney 4.5  29 were defeated by Hawthorn 13.7  85

Melbourne 7.11  53 were defeated by Collingwood 10.10  70

Port Adelaid 15.13  103 defeated Sydney Swans 7.14  56

Brisbane 22.12  144 defeated Gold Coast 8.5  53

Essendon 4.9  33 were defeated by Western Bulldogs 21.11  137

Geelong 9.15  69 defeated North Melbourne 1.8  14

St Kilda 10.12  72 defeated Freemantle 10.9  69

Richmond 11.7  73 defeated Carlton 6.9  45

West Coast 13.12  90 defeated Adelaide 12.8  80