AFL Round 4 – Melbourne v Carlton: A Game for the Agars

Dips O’Donnell revelled in the joy of the Demons win on Saturday afternoon. His Easter preparations were lightened by thoughts of (libel writ pending) who uttered those immortal “I’ll walk naked down Lygon Street if Carlton lose” lines.

AFL Round 4 : Melbourne v Carlton – The Malthouse Interview

Matt Watson wasn’t impressed with Mick’s coaching, but he handled the post-match questions with ease. Are footy journo’s the only ones performing worse than Carlton?

AFL Round 4 – St Kilda v Adelaide: Done Like A Dinner

Mark “Swish” Schwerdts solid pre-game preparation is rewarded with a big win for his Adelaide Crows. Swishter #3 accompanies him and has a great line in droll humour. (Where did she get that from? – Ed.)

AFL Round 4 – Richmond v Collingwood: Pies, Tigers and membership card substitutes in the air

Mayuran Jeyarajah writes for the Floreat Pica Society about the Magpies solid win over the Tigers on Friday night. MJ is pleased to find to find that his Magpies are good, while the Tigers are good for footy.

AFL Round 4 – Richmond v Collingwood: Hunters and Collectors at the Palais

Luke Reynolds is faced with a difficult choice. Footy or music? Music or footy? In the end his (magpie) Hunters triumph over the (timid tiger) Collectors.

AFL Round 4 – St Kilda v Adelaide: Looking at life another way

Yvette Wroby tells how sometimes even a thrashing for your team is a welcome diversion from the realities of life. Her indomitable spirit and love of life shines through.

Round 4: GWS v Western Bulldogs: It’s against the law to frown in our capital city

Mick Jeffrey benefits from a happy coincidence as his Dogs are playing in Canberra the weekend he is there to run in the marathon event.

US Masters Chat

Give us your thoughts on the US Masters. Bubba has just shot 68 in the second round. Scott is thereabouts. Who wins from here? Who is hitting it well and looking to score? Has anyone ever seen Jason Day and Sam Pang in the same room?

And check out Adam Scott’s US Masters Dinner Menu. [Classic]

Golfing Heaven and Hell

Our golfing correspondent PJ Flynn (the Henry Longhurst of the Almanac) tells of the day that the fate of the US Masters championship landed in his lap. Fame rests in our hands, if they would only stop shaking.

Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 62-Das Bomber! (1974)

Dennis Gedlings celebrates the goal scoring career of the Bayern Bomber, Gerd Muller, who broke records and won World Cups for his country.

AFL Round 4 – Geelong v West Coast: Central Park to Kardinia Park

James Demetrie journeys from Central Park to Kardinia Park to be filled with hope for another Cats flag.

Beware. Winter is Coming.

Tony Robb has (fortunately for him) decided to follow the emerging and vibrant Greater Manuka Giants. Fortunately for readers, he still takes enough interest in his discarded Blues to offer a weekly spray.

WAFL Round 4 – Falcons make a big statement

Les Everett runs the ruler over Round 4 in the WAFL. The two AFL club aligned teams both lost. Has the ‘T’ word surfaced yet in WAFL circles?

AFL Round 4 – Richmond v Collingwood: Normal Service Resumes

John Green wasn’t feeling too confident as he hopped onto the train to the MCG. And his feeling was dead right. He tells the story of a shattering Richmond performance.

AFL Round 4 – Carlton v Melbourne: The People’s Elbow – Blow it up and start again!

The People’s Elbow deserves a spot on the Carlton Board. We should launch a campaign. He seems to see things for what they are. [Put him in a room with The Wrap and they may solve the Middle East crisis]

Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 64-Hristo Stoichkov and the Mighty Bulgarians (1994)

Not a bad effort for a work-shy nut-job, writes Dennis Gedling of Hristo Stoichkov. The Bulgarians made the semis in 1994.

AFL Round 4 – Geelong v West Coast: We Can Win This

Geelong completes its final training run before the big Easter Monday clash, writes Stephen Cooke.

Places in my past

After a great day spent with her Doggies, Kerrie Soraghan reflects on a club that means so much to so many. [A must read -Ed]

Brian Brown is a corker bloke

Old Dog catches up with Brian Brown, father of Jonathan, in south-western Victoria.

AFL Round 4 – Richmond v Collingwood: Ghosts of Hoddle Street in the CityLink era

A chat with Syd Coventry proves rather revealing: the past matters, things change, and Collingwood and Richmond are like the once-grand navies of Spain and England. And what of football as a game these days? [E. Regnans: poignantly creative again - Ed]