Matt Zurbo has been deeply saddened by the recent loss of a friend.
Les Everett reports on Round 5 of the WAFL.
The case for; the case against. Tony Robb remembers Good Fridays past and wonders what to do with the day. He concludes that the AFL will probably have a crack at Good Friday footy by giving Collingwood a trial – for 30 years.
Ironmike reacts to the “Poor Us” cry from the Sydney Swans.
Step right up. Easter Monday’s clash between the Hawks and the Cats under the big top promises all the fun of the fair. [slightly bizarre and other worldly but I think I get it - Ed]
Catherine Durkin saw a couple of games last weekend – and can hardly believe the contrast. They set her thinking.
Haiku Bob on Friday night’s rain-soaked game
Fearless reports on a round that saw 7000 vulcans attend StarTrek Oval and a win-less Melbourne finally sort out their structural issues – but Jumping Jack was once again nowhere to be found.
In this weeks wrap-up, Earl O’Neill introduces you to your new favourite band and ponders why so many good players have forgotten how to play.
A Latrobe seminar involving Mick Malthouse and a chance conversation with Mark Stevens have Danni Eid thinking. [Thoughtful piece - Ed]
Call him a rusted on, Bartlettesque barnacle on the traditions of the game, but the addition of names to the back of players’ jumpers is a bad idea, says Ged McMahon.
Stuart Hunter has a theory (or ten) for why his Sydney Swans have started poorly. Has too much inside knowledge about the Swans been traded to other clubs? Or has Stuart been inhaling dangerous chemicals?
Tony Robb has (fortunately for him) decided to follow the emerging and vibrant Greater Manuka Giants. Fortunately for readers, he still takes enough interest in his discarded Blues to offer a weekly spray.
Les Everett runs the ruler over Round 4 in the WAFL. The two AFL club aligned teams both lost. Has the ‘T’ word surfaced yet in WAFL circles?
After a great day spent with her Doggies, Kerrie Soraghan reflects on a club that means so much to so many. [A must read -Ed]
Old Dog catches up with Brian Brown, father of Jonathan, in south-western Victoria.
Two time premiership winning coach Jackson Clark asks what are the key ingredients of a successful coach? Your thoughts welcomed.
Steve Duffy fills us in on the finer points of poetry – footy style. Has Haiku Bob found a match?
The Wrap exposes player-agent speak, makes Hawthorn his Wrap Mortgage Buster, and previews Round 4. [The rain has not removed the sharpness of Wrap's critique - Ed]
Check out the footy art that Warwick Green highlights in this excellent piece in the Herald Sun.