The 2015 ‘Mopsy’ Fraser Cup – Round Thirteen

Now with added finals ready reckoner, Earl O’Neill is looking towards September.

Dean Cox’s Dry July – Part One: Why I’m Having a Crack at Dry July

The Cancer Council’s Dry July challenge raises funds for essential cancer research. Having hung up the boots at the end of last season – and partial to the odd (responsible) tipple now that he’s retired – former West Coast Eagles star Dean Cox has committed to giving up the grog this July to help fight cancer.

The Final Quarter in the Happy Place

Peter Miers recalls happy times in the family home and the evening May, 2014 when the family gathered for a farewell party and Dees traveled to Adelaide to record a famous upset.

Cats from the Murray

Glen selects a team of Cats who found their way to Geelong from the Murray

Footy: The Community Cup

Patrick O’Brien reports on the Community Cup which was a big hit again last weekend at Elsternwick Park. This, friends, is what the game can be. [And still is, if you also wander down to Fitzroy from time to time – Ed]

Poor Legacy

The Footy Bogan muses on the up-coming AFL broadcast rights deal. Billion-dollar investments can only mean inescapable avalanches of ads and is that what fans really want?

WAFL Round 14 – Two out two in again

Les reviews another interesting round of the WAFL.

The oldest living footballer

Having just cracked the ton, Ken Feltscheer is possibly the oldest living former professional footballer in the world. Harold Peacock tells us more.

Just How Good are the AFL and Netball Communities?

Parsimony is proud of the AFL and Netball communities in Bacchus Marsh, due to something special that is happening on this Sunday (28th June). You can help raise the funds which wil help Sienna walk (whether you are in Bacchus Marsh or not).

SANFL Round 11 preview – Glenelg v Norwood

Dave Brown previews the Norwood v Glenelg clash at Glenelg Oval in the SANFL.

The First Drop Punt? Recent research from a kick historian

Jim Johnson is fascinated by kicking styles in Australian football. Here is some of his research.

The Footy Diet: No AFL for three weeks and I feel great!

North supporter Andrew Starkie has taken 3 weeks off from watching footy and he is loving it.

My (absent) left foot

Matt Watson discusses how players in this day and age have lost the art of having a left foot.

Round 13: The Pre-Wrap

With the Dockers hosting Collingwood to get round 13 off to a fly tonight, the Wrap has landed on our desk ahead of the opening bounce. Enjoy!

Collingwood for the 2015 flag: tonight you belong to me

There’s a hint of One Small Step about the logic in this. But it makes sense. The Pies can win the flag.

When a bye is just an excuse to see other kinds of Aussie Rules

A Saint-free week provided an opportunity for a Shark-filled weekend for Yvette Wroby, who found women’s footy to be growing, thriving and exhilarating.

Footy’s Real Origin

Paul Mitchell applies his left-field alternative to the perennial question of State of Origin footy.

Northern United Football Club – The September Specialists

Kamarooka, Neilborough and Raywood? Trevor Ludemann’s summary of the history of the Northern United Football Club explains all.

Did you bring a footy?

A story. The miracle of kick-to-kick. The Li sisters give Taz and Bung a lesson in the execution of the drop kick. All with a little help from their trusty Blundstone footy boots.

I Hate a Mob

Matt Zurbo with some thoughts on the booing of Adam Goodes .