AFLM Round 3 – St Kilda v Brisbane: Four points without the glory

Yvette Wroby took her time to absorb last Sunday’s game. How come a victory felt like something else? The highlight, as ever, was champion Nick Riewoldt’s return game.

AFL Finals — Week 1: Deja vu all over again for Pies fans

By John Ramsdale Father’s Day saw Yarra Park full of fathers in new socks, jocks and aftershave making their way to the ground with their families in tow. The Piesemist was his usual self as we went to meet our daughters who were still a bit more optimistic about our chances than we were. We [Read more]

AFL Final — Week 1: A Tiger fan among Saints and Pies

September is one of my favourite months of the year. Full of high quality football matches and no Richmond thrashings. Dad and I always get full use out of our AFL memberships by going to as many finals as possible. This year we’ve got off to a good start as on Saturday we were at [Read more]

AFL Finals — Week 1: Saints have Pies’ measure

It’s Sunday afternoon, and it’s slightly overcast.  I’m home alone (which is good, because I won’t have to turn the sound way up and I’ll be able to hear the commentary) and the Saints are playing the Pies in a blockbuster Qualifying final at the ‘G. There are no changes to either team. I watch [Read more]

AFL Finals–Week 1: Yes we lost, but that’s all I know!

Father’s Day! To all the Almanac’s fathers: Happy Father’s Dday! I dedicate this entry to my Daddy, who I love so much that I cannot express just how much! As much as I love my Mum there’s always a part of me that loves Dad just that little bit more. I searched the net for [Read more]