Tim Lane is considered by many to be an elite sports commentator. And he is not at all afraid of bringing some quantitative insights to his analysis of the great game of AFL. Indeed, some claim he is one of the inspiriation for Stan the Statistician. Back in July 2005, he took it upon himself to add some quantitative meat to the laments of Victorian fans that too many foreign clubs were finishing too high up the ladder. The rather remarkable article is HERE.