IN TODAY'S AFL Daily, star journalists Damian Barrett and Nat Edwards join all the dots on football's big issues.


- The coach who creates an 'us against them' mentality that galvanises his team
- Friday night's game is just huge
- Why Essendon is the team that can do the most damage during finals
- Is Carlton's board panicking? It wouldn’t be the first time a club's blinked because of outside influences

In this episode ... 

0:40 – Damien Hardwick and Jonathan Brown's war of words

4:47 –  The 'us against them' mentality that Richmond players love

7:11 – Can GWS back up their fantastic win over Geelong tomorrow night?

10:19 – Essendon may do some damage if it makes finals

12:19 – Why it's not too early for the Bombers

14:09 – Carlton's board meeting tonight

15:07 – AFLW expansion, why it must happen