AFL Round 14: Big Saints game from the sands of the Gold Coast

by Anne Fedorowytch   Last Sunday I found myself in a rather unusual position. I was searching for a TV that was showing the St. Kilda v Geelong game amongst the high-rises and the sandy shores of the Gold Coast.   You won’t usually find me searching for televisions on the popular sunshine strip; in [Read more]

AFL Round 14: Observing the Saints fan

by John Harms Sunday afternoon. Etihad Stadium is packed. The stream of people around the concourse is magnificent. We Y-fronts wearing Cats fans all friendly and decent, sending get well cards to the infirmed and downtrodden, and weeding the pansies. Baking because we’ve got visitors coming; carefully putting only the recycling stuff in the recycling [Read more]

AFL Round 14: Overheard on a bus

by Ross Green Of all the pre-match analyses leading up to the Geelong-St Kilda game, it’s a pity the conversation my wife and I witnessed on the 246 bus at 11pm on Friday night was not heard by more footy lovers. Two boys, a pint-sized 10-year-old and a wiry, devilish looking 12-year-old hopped on the [Read more]

AFL Round 14: The big game from The Liars in Broadbeach

By John Dunne THE 6.10 airbus out of Tullamarine bound for the Gold Coast on Saturday morning housed a healthy contingent of the Richmond faithful. Donning beanies and scarves, the Tigers supporters were more than happy to combine the Surfers winter sunshine with an honorable loss to Adelaide later that night at Carrara. There was [Read more]

AFL Round 14: St Kilda v Geelong – the game of choice in Dublin

By Peter Lenaghan The first game of the new AFL season was played while Emily and I waited at Tullamarine for our flight to London. Ben Cousins was the talk of the town and the Tigers were, once again, considered a genuine finals prospect. By the time we landed in the UK, the recovering drug [Read more]

Round 14: Saints win the one we’ve been waiting for

By Josh Barnstable Wow. It’s here. It’s finally here. The moment we’ve all been waiting for since about Round 5. St Kilda, unbeaten after 13 games, takes on Geelong, also unbeaten. Saying there was a big build-up to this match is an understatement, and there were even plans to relocate this match from Etihad Stadium [Read more]

AFL Round 14: St Kilda v Geelong: Cats by a whisker

By Ben Jensen This is the clash of the season. Although both sides are unbeaten, the Saints have been smashing sides with such regularity that they’ve got a percentage of 177.5%, to the Cats’ 149.7%. The Geelong back six will be tested by St Kilda forwards led by Nick Riewoldt, Justin Koschitzke, Stephen Milne and [Read more]