AFL Round 6 – Footscray v St Kilda: A crime that paid in the end

by David Downer Wanted – for crimes against football (apparently).  Middle-aged white Caucasian male, featuring a distinguished elegant stride. Frequently used terms include “pleasing” and “structure”.  Last seen being chased from Etihad Stadium by an angry mob of talkback callers.  Goes by the name of Ross.  Do not approach this man, he is armed with [Read more]

Cheyenne Rd 6 Stk v Foots

MY BEHAVIOUR TOTALLY UNACCEPTABLE It’s not good enough. I’m really disappointed in my behaviour. It’s totally unacceptable. I’ve let myself down, my family are under unfair pressure and we’re working our way through this difficult time. My crime was to enjoy a low scoring game of football. No, dear reader, this is not Troy Buswell [Read more]

Saints Steal the Points in the Big Let-down

Once again a long week is over, and a weekend of pulsating footy has finally arrived. What can get more pulsating than the Preliminary Final rematch from 2009? I thought this match could of, maybe it did, but in my eyes, it failed. Big time. The contest started and Daniel Giansiracusa snapped the first goal [Read more]

Round and Round They Go. Where They Stop, Nobody Knows.

Those lucky enough to attend the Almanac lunch on Friday afternoon were entertained by the  many reminiscences of 1960 Brownlow Medallist John Schultz. The very gentlemanly Mr Schultz spoke at length about John Kennedy’s famous “Commandoes” of 1961, who set new standards for the day in fitness and endurance. This team was famous for putting [Read more]

St Kilda give the Bullies a twittering

by Tim Ivins ? portlygentleman Crunch game, can the St Kilda defence stifle the free-running Dogs? and will the Dogs prove that they can match it with the best? ? portlygentleman Saints unchanged in Dal Santo’s 150th, Everitt in for Williams. Goddard on Higgins looks like a great match up. ? portlygentleman The Saints unbeaten [Read more]