The Suns have overcome a couple of hurdles so far this year – first win at the MCG; consecutive wins – but the next hurdle is stark, writes Matt Webber from the Gold Coast.
No stereotypes in this match report from Collingwood tragic James Gilchrist. No love for the umpires either.
The Premiership quarter was the Turnover quarter for the red and white, writes Mathilde de Hauteclocque, who was forced to turn to the Footy Record for entertainment during dour periods of the game.
The umpires didn’t help, but North coughed up another game they should have won, writes Andrew Starkie.
Another big weekend of footy for Vin Maskell – Auskick, Under 18s, AFL – although the Geelong-Collingwood game played second fiddle to Julia Zemiro on SBS.
Lions fans can relive the magic of Saturday afternoon through Donal Wilson’s blow by blow account of Brisbane’s fighting win.
See the Bombers fly up! Hang on, looks like they could crash – again!
With a long list of missing players, Dave Nadel didn’t think Collingwood would beat Geelong. Now, nothing is impossible.
At the press conference two days out from this game, Nic Naitanui was asked six questions about Majak Daw. Six questions. You would think the Bombers copped less of a grilling from ASADA.
Be it Richo, Caroline Wilson or Catherine Durkin, a Richmond supporter’s pessimism never dies, even against the Demons.
Anne Fedorowytsch is doing her bit for mixed relationships everywhere, compiling a list of key strategies on what to do when your other half supports the opposition. Her research was compiled during the recent Saints-Crows game.
The hubris of the Essendon fans before the game made victory even sweeter for Lions fan Peter Schumacher.
The young gun Sun, Jaeger O’Meara, is laying serious claim to Joel Selwood’s title of “best first year player in recent times”, writes Adam Ritchie in another entertaining Winners and Losers.
Enjoy this excerpt of Murray Bird’s story, The Swine, from Footy Town.
It’s a sombre mood in Shaun’s shed following Geelong’s loss but, writes Cath Sullivan, it could be worse…
Footy Town: Stories of Australia’s Game is out now.
Read the blurb and Daff’s foreword to this collection of 48 local footy yarns.
Malcolm Allbrook expects both Fremantle and Sydney to figure prominently in September after this hard- fought, tight encounter.
Despite the media’s indulgence of the coach’s preachings, Bulldogs supporters are worried. Have they bottomed out or has the bottom fallen out?
Can someone warn Terry Daniher that Earl O’Neill is looking for him. He has a score to settle from the 1920s when Terry’s granddad gave Earl’s a broken nose in an interstate carnival.