American author on watching Australian football

A note on Aussie football with the season Down Under now underway – An American’s perspective.

The Rebels That Can Rattle The Regime

In what would normally amount to a coup, ECBM finds there is a growing force that is capable of toppling the regime.

Anzac Day at Fitzroy

John Harms spent Anzac Day at the Brunswick Street Oval. He tells a story of community and football.

Round 5 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: Don’t poke a Cat

For Junior Almanac John Sullivan, Geelong’s win against Port had everything including a win for the Cats. [Great work -Ed]

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 6 Preview

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life Round 6 preview, all the latest pre-game intel for Collingwood believers.

Justin Clarke and Concussion in the AFL

With Justin Clarke’s recent retirement from the game, Noel presents insight into the concussion issue in football.

Isn’t Life Wonderful (or, My Introduction to Chicken Salt)

Nickw tells you everything you wanted to know about Chicken Salt and Football Park but were too afraid to ask.

Round 5 – Fremantle v Carlton: Transitioning Without a Parachute

For John Butler, this was a battle between a team seeking to learn how to, and another that had forgotten how to.

Round 5 – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane: The calm before the storm

How does Alex prepare for a big game of local footy? Watch the Bulldogs roll the Lions of course!

Junior Footy – Preston Bullants v Fitzroy Under 9-S: Roys in good form again

The Roys played well again last Sunday as Joey Barnard reports. [Some beaut photos as well – Ed]

SA Ultimate Wool Team – In: Bernie Vince

We’ve found a late inclusion to the South Australian Ultimate Wool Team. See what you think of this evidence.

Round 5 – Hawthorn v Adelaide: and football and football

Dave Brown cements his place by getting in the first stobie pole reference of 2016 – one more stirring Friday night in Adelaide.

Round 5 – Fremantle v Carlton: 250 words on an ugly, awful and ultimately glorious game of football

Why is nobody writing about Fremantle versus Carlton…?

Round 5 – Melbourne v Richmond: Football as an impartial observer

Jeremy Hill, as a neutral observer identified hope for Melbourne that things are finally starting to turn for the better while Richmond provided an all too familiar disappointment.

Round 5 – Collingwood v Essendon: Anzac Day 2016

Mark O’Connell for the Floreat Pica Society was up early for the Dawn Service. “And 12 hours and 10 minutes after my alarm went off the game starts and there are only two words on everybody’s lips – BIG COX.”

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 5 Review

Cam Hooke reviews Collingwood’s Anzac Day performance against Essendon.

Round 5 – Melbourne v Richmond: Basket-case-dom

For Callum O’Connor Richmond’s game against a Melbourne side still realising its potential to become something more, was a fast-paced, exciting game of footy.

Anzac Day 1966

Warwick Nolan recalls ANZAC Day 1966, when a 10 year old journeys to the MCG to watch his Saints do battle with Melbourne

Round 5 – St Kilda v Greater Western Sydney: Words from our coach

The postgame comments of Saints coach Alan Richardson about the team’s lacklustre play came back to Yvette Wroby as she recalled an anything-but-lacklustre day at the footy.

Round 5 – St. Kilda v Greater Western Sydney: For The Saints A Tragedy Of Shakespearean Proportions

Shall I compare thee to a Saints day? Braham draws analogies between Shakespeare’s tragedies and Saints effort against GWS.