As May marks a change in tempo in the footy, our Canadian correspondent, Rob Chanter, says patterns in the football season will soon become evident.
Patrick Dangerfield is the opening chord of A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles.
Matt Watson has never watched a replay of a game North Melbourne has lost. He doesn’t have the emotional stability to do it. So what happens when a mate brings a copy of the 1978 Grand Final against Hawthorn?
The scandal playing out at Essendon is a classic example of the current pressures placed on AFL players, writes Brandon Erceg.
AFL scheduling meant the State of Origin clash was always going to struggle to attract a crowd, which was a pity because a great game deserved more.
Loyal Giants fan Steve Duffy was witness to a mother’s day massacre.
The final margin – a 54 point win to North – doesn’t tell the story of this match. It was an interesting game, one I’ll reflect on often as the season grows older.
Tom Bally ventures south from Sydney for a Mummiless Mother’s Day weekend.
Stainless sees his first-ever Richmond interstate game and it’s worth the trip to Adelaide.
Phil Dimitriadis faces some uncomfortable truths about the Pies in 2013.
Channel 7 should have called it as it was, rather than cheering for a Port comeback, writes Cheryl Critchley.
A solid football club has been carved along the golden shores of ocean and bright lights, writes WA-based Suns fan Justin Fris. This win was for you, Blue.
The achievements of the Saints sides in previous decades have set a tough precedent for the current teams to follow, writes Jackson Clark.
The Wrap looks at who’s going to be in September Heaven after Round Seven.
Pundits applauded the nomination of Jones as the Demons’ interim skipper. Similar sentiments were sometimes expressed about S.K.Warne.
Which players have been wrongly overlooked for captaincy? And who look “natural” appointments for the future?
Wally has worked out why the Melbourne backline forms a huddle after every goal scored against them.
What happens beyond Woorndoo? Why did the fans pinch the goalposts in Wynyard? Who are the football tribes of Broken Hill? Find out in Footy Town: Stories of Australia’s Game.
If ever there was an honourable loss, this was it, writes Bombers fan Rod Oaten.
I saw anger on the eyes of hawks fans last night, the sort of anger I suspect is reserved for blokes who walk into the bedroom and find their wife with the plumber. They wanted blood and last night they got it.