Tony Robb slags all the tactical, defensive crap in modern footy that puts a premium on athleticism over skill. (An early call for post of the year – Ed.)
Tom Martin tells the tale of how Uni Blacks used poetry to help snag ex Crows player Nick Gill. Could a couple of sonnets have saved the Swans a few mill on Buddy?
Dennis Gedling goes all Spicks and Specks with this revisiting of the great and gross of World Cup music.
Sal Ciardulli is back and he’s got all the bases covered. A quick nod to Boof and the boys; then its off to Flemington to collect your quaddie winnings; all up Sal’s scientific AFL flag prognostications.
Who will line up against the all-conquering St Marys in next week’s Northern Territory grand final? Jackson Clark previews the preliminary final clash between Waratah and Wanderers.
Brendan McArdle with a look at the Cape Town victory and the performance of the Australian side across the summer.
Aussiegus contemplates the role of supercoach Shane Warne in the momentous Australian victory.
Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 98 – Lothar ‘The Panzer’ Matthaus Breaks The World Cup Appearance Record (1998)
In the third of his series Dennie Gedling tells the story of the iron fist of The Panzer Matthaus and his record at the World Cup.
“I’m going to need my Geoff Blethyn T-shirt.” Sometimes we need a little inspiration to get through life’s banalities.
Stephen Alomes with some wise words for the AFL Commission
Aussiegus is not one for technology, yet has come to rely on Twitter insofar as following sport is concerned.
Crio is salivating at the prospect of racing all over the country: Flemington, Warwick Farm and then, on Monday, the Adelaide Cup.
Our intrepid writers report on Round 3 of the 2013 season. From the stadia to the suburbs, they chronicle a selection of matches which included the Friday night re-match of the 2012 Grand Final.
Josh Barnstable has moved to the big smoke. You can take the boy out of the bush, but you can’t take the footy out of the boy.
Dennis Gedling tells the tale of Roberto Baggio’s banishment and redemption as an Italian football hero.
This is absolutely brilliant cricket; brilliant sport. Add your comment if you love Test cricket. [Advice for the skipper and N. Lyon welcome - Ed]
John Harms in conversation with Bruno Lettieri as part of The Twilight School at Salesian College. (March 11)
In this World Cup year, Dennis Gelding begins his series of 100 World Cup moments from an Australian perspective. He starts with Rivaldo. [Great idea DG. Looking forward to the countdown - Ed]
Growing up in a dusty town, The Rolling Stones were the band. So Mickey Randall had to see them in 1995 when they played at Footy Park. Now they’re playing at Adelaide Oval during Round 1, and it’s got him looking back, in a true Aussie yarn.