Footy’s other hemisphere

Singapore’s Boomarang Bar is one of those Australian themed-pubs that is both brilliant and dreadful. Mickey Randall watched his Crows take on the Hawks in last year’s preliminary final.

AFL Preliminary Finals – Hawthorn v Adelaide: Audacious Adelaide Ignore The Script

I enjoy the reduced stress associated with attending finals matches, when the Blues have put the cue in the rack. It affords an opportunity to watch football of generally high quality, with an attitude of relative detachment. Of course one is almost never an absolute neutral, most typically, in my case, there is a team [Read more]

AFL Finals – Hawthorn v Adelaide: 6 to 1 in a two horse race

The article I most want to read would have to a be a nicely worded one about how all the pundits had got it wrong about Adelaide and their right to be in the prelim. It would only be a small piece of humble pie with no cream on the side because in the prelim weekend battle of the birds the two most likely to win did in fact get up. But it so nearly wasn’t the case.

AFL Preliminary Final – Hawthorn v Adelaide: Crows refuse to bow out quietly

The Crows refused to play their assigned role of a stepping stone in the Hawks’ Stairway to Heaven, says Peter Fuller.

“He’s a Magic Man …”?

As a long time barracker of the “Mighty Mustardpots” I’ve taken great delight in the fabulous exploits of all our players in the Brown and Gold (It’s gold! Got that? As Alan Jeans once said “… there’s nothing yellow about Hawthorn!”) and with such an array of talented indigenous players at the club at the moment I’ve [Read more]

AFL Preliminary Finals – Hawthorn v Adelaide: A Crows Fan’s Perspective

I don’t recall ever feeling prouder after a loss. The Adelaide Crows have now lost the last four Preliminary Finals they’ve taken part in. All four of those losses have been painful experiences, but this one was by far the most tolerable. That may seem baffling; especially considering the margin in this one was closer [Read more]

AFL Preliminary Finals – Hawthorn v Adelaide: The words I most want to read

by Simon Wilcox   Six to one in a two horse race…     The article I most want to read would have to a be a nicely worded one about how all the pundits had got it wrong about Adelaide and their right to be in the prelim. It would only be a small [Read more]