Finals Week 3 – GWS v Western Bulldogs: Gutted

After watching a gripping contest steve duffy is gutted by the loss to the Dogs and unimpressed with the visiting fans. But, as he says, it’s been a wonderful season, and there’s always next year.

Finals Week 1 – Sydney v GWS: The Best Weekend Yet

Steve Duffy experienced the ultimate Giant Footy weekend, beating the Swans in the Qualifying Final and in the NEAFL Grand Final, doesn’t get much better.

Round 21 – GWS v West Coast: Play On

steve duffy is not happy. After taking a couple of days to cool off, he is still angry. Penalty. Crime. Not good enough.

Round 12 – Greater Western Sydney v Sydney: A time to celebrate

steve duffy is celebrating game number 100 for Greater Western Sydney Football Club, with a story of many fine moments for club people – both on and off the playing field. [Especially well done to Paula and Steven Strother, Sam Reid and Paul Waterhouse – Ed].

Round 4 – GWS v Port Adelaide: A little slice of history

Steve Duffy drove down to a mild Canberra and watched the Giants man handle Port.

Round 1 – Melbourne v GWS: Threw it Away

Steve Duffy wants to see more kicking practice for his Giants after Melbourne fought back for a somewhat surprising win.

Round 19 – GWS v Essendon: The Sound of Drums

In arguably Australia’s multicultural heartland, Steve Duffy immerses himself in a celebration of the game’s diversity and gets to celebrate a comprehensive Giants win for good measure.

Round 17 – GWS v Geelong: They Call the Wind….*

GWS supporter Steve Duffy’s day ended in disappointment as he saw his Giants go down to the Cats, after he took the bus to the nation’s capital from Sydney.

Round 10 – GWS v Brisbane: Winning Ugly is Still Winning

‘A wins a win,’ that’s how GWS fan Steve Duffy described the Giants win over the Lions on Sunday.

Round 6 – GWS v Hawthorn: Standing Up

Finally a return to Spotless Stadium for the GWS and another entry from Hawthorn in the worst alternate-strips Hall of Fame.

Round 1 – St Kilda v GWS: Put it in the bank

Steve Duffy, initially concerned at wasted opportunities early in the game, is happy with the Giants first-ever win over St Kilda.

It’s As Easy As A,B,deV.

Could there be a finer way to introduce the next generation to one-day cricket than to have them see Abraham Benjamin de Villiers blistering 162 not-out and the South African dismantling of the West Indies as your first live ODI? Steve Duffy took his son to the SCG last week for AB’s 50-Over batting masterclass.

AFL Round 15 – Sydney Swans v GWS Giants: Winter Hits

Steve Duffy journeys to the SCG to see his Giants shape up to the Swans monoliths. Blank verse in honour of Heath Shaw’s memories of the game.

Variations on a Theme

Steve Duffy fills us in on the finer points of poetry – footy style. Has Haiku Bob found a match?

AFL Round 3 – GWS v Melbourne: I’ll Take Ugly

Being an Auskick half-time umpire means you miss plenty of the game. But in this case it didn’t matter much. It was an ugly match, but Steve Duffy will take ugly any day of the week if there is four points at the end of it.

AFL Round 1 – GWS v Sydney: Oh, What a Night!

Steve Duffy has seen the storms part and arrived at the promised land. David’s slingshot has felled the Swans’ Goliaths.

Redemption on the Big Stage

There was a boilover at Skoda Stadium on Sunday as a tenacious young team triumphed. As for that other game that took place either side of the main event, well, the less said about that the better, writes Auskick dad Steve Duffy.

AFL Round 20 – Fremantle v GWS: Educational Expenses

Freo: too good.

AFL Round 19 – GWS Giants v Melbourne: There’s a big BIG sound!

One win and the Giants fans have declared: We don’t need Buddy! Imagine the declaration after two.

AFL Round 17 – GWS Giants v Essendon: Four Quarter footy

Manchester United. One of the biggest and most storied football clubs in the world are in town to play all the stars (minus most of the actual stars) of the national competition – and I don’t care. I’m going next door earlier in the day.