The 2017 Bob Skilton Cup

Earl O’Neill watched all four week one AFL Finals. Well, mostly. Should there be a mercy rule? (Happy birthday to Perky Girl from all at the Almanac)

Finals Week 1 – Misfits (If)

None of the AFL finals “analysis” makes much sense to David Wilson – and that’s just fine. We’re all misfits, they’re all misfits; and no one really knows what will happen next. Game on.

Finals Week 1 – Sydney v Essendon: What a win, but: One week at a time!

When avid Swan fan Jan Courtin forced herself from her sick bed on Saturday afternoon, determined, no matter how she was feeling, to get to the SCG, little did she believe that her beloved team would come away with such an emphatic victory.

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 – Sydney v Essendon: Sending your music into the Bradman twilight (fortissimo)

The O’Reillys become Bradmans for an evening – an interesting idea – and admire a finely-tuned ensemble of players as the spirit descends.

Finals Week 1: Sydney v Essendon: Of rainbows and fairytales

Sydney’s fairytale comeback in 2017 continued with a massive win over Essendon.

Finals Week 1 – Preview: It’s Showtime

Here’s Sal Ciardulli with his Week 1 finals predictions.

Elimination Final Preview – Sydney v Essendon: More than belief

For Craig Dodson this September is about more than mere belief. He knows something, he thinks.

2017 Finals – Anyone Can Win!

Stainless parades some WEG style artwork by his nephew in his preview of week one of the AFL 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?