The Game Day Experience – what exactly is it?

The game day experience is many things to many people. Let’s try and keep it accessible to everyone says Tony Robb.

ANZAC Day: Game or Meatloaf?

Dave H faces a dilemma about ANZAC Day football; do we gather to watch the game, or to become part of a spectacle?

Round 4 – Adelaide v Essendon: Crows Score 9 Goals In The First Quarter

Young Lachie is enjoying his Crows games so far this season, especially the hot drinks with his dad.

Buckley’s Paddock

An inside 50 lament from DB.

Round 5 – Essendon v Collingwood: ANZAC Day 2017

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.

Almanac League: Five Metre Gap – NRL Round 8 2017

Hamish Neal gives us this week’s NRL review of Round 8.

Round 5 – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane: How much is enough

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.”

Round 5 – Richmond v Melbourne: The Conversion of S.Jordan

P. Grindlay and co survive a ticketing blunder to give one of their mates his first look at footy in “this magnificent city”.

Book Launch: ‘Siren’s Call’ by Yvette Wroby (May 11)

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.

Book Extract – Derby: David Wirrpanda

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.

VAFA B Section – Fitzroy v Peninsula: Category 5 El Nino shipwrecks Pirates

The Roys are 2-0 and their most observant fan (King) George! III puts it all in historical perspective.

Round 5 – Hawthorn v West Coast Eagles: Cyril’s Bag of Tricks

The eye goes to Cyril, especially on Sunday afternoon when he put on (another) spectacular show.

The Joy of Tables

Mickey Randall shows us his love for tables.

Robert Murphy and your inner Bob Marley

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]

Bob Lawless – ANZAC Day Tribute

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.

Round 5 – St Kilda v Geelong: Saints Let Cats Out Of The Bag In The Second Half

After a tight first half the Saints were Selwood-ed after the break. (Not the first team to be) Braham Dabscheck tells the story.

Round 5 – Sydney v GWS: Whatever it Takes

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.

Local Footy – Broughton Mundoora v Southern Flinders: The season has started

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.

It was 22 Years Ago Today

Sam Steele remembers the brilliant 1995 ANZAC-eve match between Richmond and North Melbourne and hopes for another stunner tonight.