Finals Week 2 – Six (Talking) Points

Six more stabs at tabloid sensationalism from Swish. Zero shades of grey. Stevie J, Buddy, C Scott, P Dangerfield, Crow supporters, GWS crowds, Kochie and Ken all get a run.

Finals Week 2 – The (insert names here) Cups

For the second successive week in a row back to back, this weekend’s finals lack incentive according to Swish. Once more again, he’s come up with some awards for the winners, based on players who have played for both sides. Any better suggestions?

AFL Players’ MVP 2017

The AFL Players’ MVP is done and dustyed for another year. No surprises there, but what other award opportunities have been overlooked?

Finals Week 1 – Six (Talking) Points

Swish goes all SFT (Serious Footy Talk) with some serious (and not so serious) talking points from the first weekend of finals.

Finals Week 1 – The (insert names here) Cups

This weekend’s finals lack incentive according to Swish, so he’s come up with some awards for the winners, based on players who have played for both sides. Any better suggestions?

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: Adelaide Crows (1st)

Swish’s review of the 1997 lists ends with a motley collection that covered itself with SA Greatness. What can you tell us about them, before, during and since this history making season?

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: St Kilda Saints (2nd)

Swish reaches the last Saturday in September 1997 and asks Sainters for their memories of this list.

2017 AFL Rising Star

The 2017 AFL Rising Star is announced this Friday.

Who is your pick? Is it a poisoned chalice? Does anybody really care?

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: Western Bulldogs (3rd)

What did the future hold for these Bulldogs players from 1997? Do these names and faces stir up any memories for you?

Round 23 – Richmond v St Kilda: Squad Goals

Swish spent the afternoon embedded in the Richmond Grog Squad. He “learned some richmond”.

Drew Morphett – ‘Onya

Drew Morphett RIP

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: North Melbourne Kangaroos (4th)

This was the ‘Roos from twenty years ago. Tell us what you remember. Or who you’ve forgotten.

SANFL 1983 Highlights – Whimpressive

Compiling the Grand Final Footy Budget was a big ask in 1983. Swish pays tribute to Bernard Whimpress’ summary of that not so special season. (Contains excess traces of Blighty)

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: Geelong Cats (5th)

We’ve hit the whiskery part of Swish’s review of the 1997 lists. Who was your fave Cat back then?

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: West Coast Eagles (6th)

West Coast comes in (or more accurately, go out) at number 6 in Swish’s pictorial countdown of the 1997 AFL lists.

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: Sydney Swans (7th)

Swish continues his 1997 countdown, the Swans are next. Who stood out for you, Bloods fans?

Round 21 – Essendon v Adelaide: International. Airport Dwellers.

Swish took in two very different but similarly enjoyable games on Saturday, GB v IRE and ESS v ADE.

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: Brisbane Lions (8th)

Brisbane became the Lions in 1997. Their list was fairly stable, but not their place on the ladder. Does this stir up any memories for you?

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: Port Adelaide (9th)

Port Adelaide’s initial AFL list from 1997. How’d they go? Who do you remember? Who had the worst haircut?

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: Collingwood Magpies (10th)

Collingwood weren’t too flash in 1997, as this list would indicate. Who kicked on, who went elsewhere?