The 2017 Yersinia Pestis Cup – Round Thirteen

Earl O’Neill serves up another quirky piece for your entertainment. This topsy-turvy season has every team’s supporters on edge and the top eight window is wide open for teams to claim a spot.

The 2017 Bert Bell Cup – Round Twelve

Earl O’Neill marvels at such an even first half of the 2017 season. Can his Monaros dominate the second half of the season??

The 2017 Alan Turing Cup – Round Twelve

Earl O’Neill encountered a DeLorean and went back to 2005 for this Round 12 preview. This is trip back in time worth taking.

The Vincent Van Gogh Cup – Round Eleven

Earl can’t get no inspiration. Here’s what his column would have looked like in 2002.

The 2017 Eddie Gilbert Cup

Which club will be wearing the best guernsey this weekend? Earl O’Neill has a few favourites

The 2017 Alexander Bell Cup – Round Eight

Earl O’Neill looks at the Shanghai Express experiment and can’t help but be impressed by the Saints.

Round 5 – Sydney Swans: The 2017 Isaac Newton Cup

Earl O’Neill gives us his thoughts on how this season will play out for the struggling Sydney Swans.

The 2017 Wilhelm Rudolf Fittig Cup – Round Four

Perspex walls, Polish and Irish Coffee, Footy Talk. It’s all happening at Darcy’s Diner at 5am for Earl O’Neill and his crew. A satisfactory morning, with egg and chips, for all of them.

The 2017 Matt Millen Cup – Round Three

In his weekly wrap, Earl reminds us that Hawthorn is dead last, amongst other happenings. Dead last!

The 2017 Kepler Wessels Cup – Round 2

After Round 2, Earl’s already voted a couple of teams off the island.

The 2017 Dick Flaherty Cup

Earl O’Neill goes into storytelling mode in this week’s Cup.

The 2017 Jim Thorpe Cup

Earl O’Neill gives us a humorous take on the AFL 2017 season coming up. He looks at Cousins, Plugger and makes a ladder prediction.

Almanac Music: Chuck Berry – Ent Cent, 1989

Hail, hail rock-n-roll! Earl gives thanks to Chuck.

The 2017 Steve O’Keefe Cup

The Sydney rain has served Earl O’Neil well. This is what we expect of him and as well it includes how to write a song in 20 minutes, the importance of getting the marinade right, the nature of a 21st century libertarian, thoughts on the classic Bangalore Test and the blight that is sign pollution. [Entertaining – JTH]

An open letter from Australia

Dear Mitch …

The 2017 Kit O’Neill Cup – Adelaide Crows v GWS Toranas

Earl O`Neill takes in some Round 1 AFLW action at his local. His GWS Toranas lost but Earl sees nothing but positives for the national women`s competition.

The 2017 Whitney Mercilus Cup

Getting a band back together, the songs are flowing; some commentary about sport, mainly footy in all its forms, are some of the things on Earl’s mind as he takes refuge from the heat.

I made my Test debut at the Gabba…

More of Earl’s pearls. Earl is as free as a bird in the conformist environment of the Australian cricket team. And he averages 72.8 in Test cricket. [Creative – JTH]

The 2016 ‘Brought to you by’ Cup

Earl O’Neill presents his summer playlist.

The 2016 Luke Beveridge Cup

Earl O’Neill has been playing ‘Wild Thing.’ Check out where that takes a thoughtful sportsfan. “Footscray Football Club is a corporate entity too. It’s the Twenty First Century, folks, no-one gets to be successful otherwise.”