The game day experience is many things to many people. Let’s try and keep it accessible to everyone says Tony Robb.
Dave H faces a dilemma about ANZAC Day football; do we gather to watch the game, or to become part of a spectacle?
Young Lachie is enjoying his Crows games so far this season, especially the hot drinks with his dad.
Lyn Campbell-Anderson caught snippets of the game while working to meet a client deadline. She applies her expertise to help navigate Collingwood through their current tsunami.
Hamish Neal gives us this week’s NRL review of Round 8.
A classic observation typifies this super piece from Damien O’Mahoney: “The game itself was like a You Am I gig from the early days. At the start I thought they might have turned up a bit too drunk to play. But the finish was mighty, everyone chipping in and working off each other to play like champions.”
P. Grindlay and co survive a ticketing blunder to give one of their mates his first look at footy in “this magnificent city”.
Yvette Wroby invites you to the launch (party) of her first book ‘Siren’s Call’ on Thursday May 11th 6.30-10.30. Read more here.
Derby is a book put together by David Whish-Wilson and Sean Gorman. It’s being launched by Dennis Cometti this Saturday. This is an extract featuring an interview with Dacid Wirrpanda.
The Roys are 2-0 and their most observant fan (King) George! III puts it all in historical perspective.
The eye goes to Cyril, especially on Sunday afternoon when he put on (another) spectacular show.
Brenno is thrilled for the artist who is Bob Murphy and reflects on what makes the gliding half back such a pleasure to watch, and to follow. [Welcome Brenno – JTH]
Martin Croker has put together a powerful tribute to his Great Uncle Robert Leslie Lawless, a Lance Corporal who was killed in France on 22 April 2017.
Round 5 – Sydney v GWS: The Swans face the world of the zombie apocalypse, the French election and the talent of their neighbour
A timely Mathilde de Hauteclocque meditation.
After a tight first half the Saints were Selwood-ed after the break. (Not the first team to be) Braham Dabscheck tells the story.
With birthday tickets in hand, Daniel was expecting a lot from his young team but like candles that won’t light, his Swans didn’t fire.
Footy is back at Broughton Oval in South Australia’s Northern Areas FL. Peter Argent took this snap and fills us in on the game.