Peter Baulderstone is sick of the endless drivel from the Melbourne media about the Hawks dynasty. Last years rooster is this year’s Tony Abbott. He channels popular culture to explain the glorious Eagles team and playing style to the uninformed Eastern States observer.
Everything (and more) that you wanted to know about the West Coast Eagles 2015 but were afraid to ask
Peter Baulderstone and the Zestok Orao (Avenging Eagle in Croatian) continue their epic European odyssey with a reflection on a weekend where life reflects sports reflects opportunity, chance and achievements (big and small).
Our Eagles correspondent Peter Baulderstone is “viewing” this finals series from afar. He is enjoying the sweet life of a famous victory and French hospitality.
Peter Baulderstone gives vent to his dark side as his Eagles go down narrowly to the reigning premiers. [Ahead of this week’s final, re-visit the last time these teams met -Ed]
Richie, Fos, Tommy, Gough – now Bart. Peter Baulderstone honours the passing of an era not just a man. When times were nobler and you didn’t have to like horse racing to love the understated genius of a man like Bart Cummings.
Peter Baulderstone’s Christmases have all come at once. Forty thousand Dockers supporters waking to nothing under the tree (again). Santa only comes to good girls and boys (Alex Silvagni take note).
Peter Baulderstone commemorates the death of Australian Test Cricket.
Peter Baulderstone closed his eyes and blew out all the candles. When he opened them after the fire brigade had left, his Eagles were 9 goal winners over a listless (and Buddyless) Sydney. No prizes for guessing his birthday wish.
Peter Baulderstone has spent the last week in Brisbane. Made him ask where is the sporting capital of Australia? His answer may not surprise. Let us know your thoughts.
Peter Baulderstone’s Eagles played poorly and won by eight goals. The lack of interest of the Essendon players and the humiliation of its arrogant coach is more fitting punishment than a WADA suspension.
Peter Baulderstone gives his take on Adam Goodes and the Friday night war dance.
Peter Baulderstone has tickets to Paris in September. The Avenging Eagle has other ideas. The Cats are looking for a porch and rocking chairs.
Our western correspondent shares exclusive footage from inside FIFA headquarters.
Peter Baulderstone leaps into song and channels Billy Joel to celebrate his Eagles immolation of Gold Coast. Eagle porn warning.
Peter Baulderstone has had a patriotic thought – name our footy teams after Australian explorers. He saw his Edward John Eyres strike gold on Sunday. And the Ludwig Leichardt Lions beat the Burke and Wills Blues. The Sydney Rum Corps; the unsociable Hawthorn Blighs – any other suggestions?
Our Royal Watcher in Perth took in some football royalty with HRH Prince Harry as his Eagles put the pitiful GWS minnows to the sword.
Peter Baulderstone is contractually obligated to report on Eagles home games. He has asked Almanac management to treble his pay.
True heroes like Pele, Senna and Gough need only one name. Most remember the commentary doyen, but Peter Baulderstone reflects on Richie the cricketer and the power of imagination.
The AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal verdict reminded Peter Baulderstone of Judas, Pilate and the High Priests. Easter greetings to all.
Peter Baulderstone launches (lunches?) into the Foody Almanac with the origins of his love for pasties. Who would have thought that footy, childhood and sex would be at the root of our food fancies. Are you a pie or a pastie person?