Round 17 – Geelong v Hawthorn: The sins of their father

Patrick Dangerfield turned back time on Saturday afternoon. John Harms felt he was a kid again.

Jim, Keith, the Land Rover and the Chicken Salt Sign

Nick W, of the Victorians for South Australian Heritage Association, wants answers. What has happened to the Adelaide Oval Chicken Salt sign? [With this story, he may gain Life Membership – Ed].

AFLM Round 17 – St Kilda v Essendon: When all is said and done

ABBA and Yvette Wroby’s extended family help her through a tough footy week, as well as the loss of her beloved Uncle Marcel. Her drafted grand-daughter Sienna and many Saints stories help lift her spirit. It’s the people in our lives who matter most and help heal the footy bruises.

Round 17 – Carlton v Western Bulldogs: Dogs not done yet… still got a trick or two up their long sleeves

The Western Bulldogs got the job done against Carlton on a cold arvo. It wasn’t an impressive performance but their finals chances are still alive.

Round 17 – GWS v Sydney: There and not there

I’m not sure Mathilde de Hauteclocque is entitled to sit in the House of Reps but her impact comes from the keyboard anyway. Here she describes the green shoots of genuine rivalry in Football Sydney on a night to satisfy the senses and sensibilities, French and otherwise.

The 2017 John Profumo Cup

Earl O’Neill has his say on the scandals going on at the AFL. He believed the name and shame approach doesn’t help anyone.

Round 17 – Geelong v Hawthorn: Clear and Present Danger. Cats in their Heaven…eventually

Steve Alomes takes in the Danger game against Hawthorn, survives the cold, and gets the choccy.

Round 17 – Fremantle v West Coast: The first and last Western Derbies at Subiaco Oval

Super Almanac debut from Dave McGinniss as he looks at the first and last Derbies and the place of toilet rolls in re-establishing old traditions.

Round 17 – Richmond v Brisbane: Move along, nothing to see here

The Tigers hosted a rare home game at Etihad Stadium and did enough to beat Brisbane. Gill points out that there wasn’t much celebration after a lacklustre win, and that the real test is this weekend against GWS.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: A win at last

A Collingwood win over Gold Coast brings some happiness for Cam Hooke but they must continue to improve and find consistency in a frustrating season.

Round 17 – Melbourne v Adelaide: Crows night out in Darwin

Malcolm Ashwood reports on the Crows win in the Top End, happy with how they’re tracking on-field, but finishing with a sledge for the SANFL Crows.

Round 17 – Gold Coast v Collingwood: Witts v Grundy (Floreat Pica Society)

Luke Reynolds reports on a scrappy win in torrential rain by Collingwood on the Gold Coast for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 17: Richmond v Brisbane: Big weekend

Paddy Grindlay delivers a stream of consciousness approach to the Richmond win over Brisbane. An entertaining read.

Round 17 – Richmond v Brisbane: Back to West Melbourne’s concrete castle

Richmond got over the line against Brisbane on the weekend to get back on the winners list. Joe De Petro is happy with the win but has already started thinking about next week’s big test against GWS.

Round 17 Mega Post

Another week, another two wins for the teams from South Australia. Aidan Hammond has his thoughts on Adelaide, Port Adelaide and just who is favourite to win the premiership.

Round 17 – GWS v Sydney: Gobbling up the action

The defensive resolve of the Swans kept their rivals at bay. For Tom Bally, this game was a flashback to the Swans of old.

Round 17 – GWS v Sydney: I could gloat – but I refuse!

The stats don’t interest Jan, the speculation doesn’t interest her. All she wants is for the Swans to continue playing good hard-fought contested footy, as they have in recent weeks, then all the hype can take care of itself. Jan is a happy lady at the moment! Maybe into September? Who knows!

Round 17 – St Kilda v Essendon: Standing by

Yoshi needs answers from his Saints and worries they may still have a premiership hangover from 1966!

Round 17 – St. Kilda v Essendon: No Escargot, Baguettes Or Croissants For Saints On Bastille Day

Le Revolution is kaput! The myth of Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite promulgated by the propaganda machine of the footy moguls has been exposed once again by Braham Dabscheck for the lie it is, always has been and always will be. The Terror was unleashed on the Saints on Bastille Day by Robespierre with  his pseudonym from the west ‘Woosha’, Danton who incorrectly spells his name as Daniher, which is apparently heredity and the Oxymoron St. Just; as if justice has ever been part of footy! Is there no better demonstration of this than the 2009 and 2010 Grand Finals? Braham rests his case in this entertaining account.

Round 17 Preview – 15 minutes of infamy!

Sal Ciardulli tries his hand at the impossible of getting nine winners this round. Good luck to everyone with their tipping this weekend.