AFLW Round 6 – Carlton v Melbourne: Cultural learnings of Ikon Park for make benefit glorious nation of AFLW

Visiting Princes Park for the first time since the 80’s, Alan Stewart saw Melbourne easily defeat the Blues.

Round 7 – Melbourne v Hawthorn: In the pink

Hawthorn edged out a gritty Melbourne in a 3-point thriller for the Pink Lady match.

AFLW Round 7 – Collingwood v Adelaide: Much better than the first round

Alan Stewart had most of the ground covered as he watched Adelaide claim their spot in the AFL Women’s Grand Final.

AFLW Round 3 – Western Bulldogs v Melbourne: Red and Blue Night

While the rest of the city was white, it was all red and blue at the Western Oval as Alan Stewart watched the Dees beat the doggies in the AFLW

AFLW Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v Fremantle: Hot night west of the city

The Western Bulldogs proved far too good for Fremantle in the opening round of the AFLW and Alan Stewart has it covered.

Round 11 – Hawthorn v Melbourne: Flat and grey for most of the match

Alan Stewart watched Hawthorn maintain dominance over Melbourne with thirteenth win in a row against the Demons

Round 12 – Essendon v Hawthorn: It was a dark and stormy night … but mainly for Essendon

Did Snoopy ever finish that novel? Well, the Hawks certainly finished off the Bombers on a dark and stormy night

Finals Week 2 – Hawthorn v Adelaide: Business as usual at the MCG, mostly.

Alan Stewart gives us his minute by minute account of Hawthorn’s Semi-Final win.

Round 23 – Hawthorn v Carlton: Round twenty-forgettable

Alan Stewart reflects on a pretty clinical display from the Hawks as Hawthorn and Carlton honour the tragic loss of Brett Ratten’s son.

Round 17 – Carlton v Hawthorn: The flipside of twenty years ago

Carlton versus Hawthorn; Alan Stewart recalls that over twenty years ago the margin was similar but the song sung at the end of the games was different.

Round 10 – St. Kilda v Hawthorn: Okay. We’ll take the 4 points and move on

Alan Stewart went to watch his Hawks play against the Saints at Etihad Stadium and saw one of those wins where you just take the points and move on.

Round 7 – Hawthorn v Melbourne: It’s all good at the G

Melbourne ‘got’ how good Hawthorn are to the tune of 105 points according to Alan Stewart

Book: Footy Dreaming by Michael Hyde

Alan Stewart went to the Collingwood Town Hall to see the launch of Mchael Hyde’s new novel, Footy Dreaming.

AFL Preliminary Final – Hawthorn v Port Adelaide: X for the unknown and treasure

Alan Stewart has his lucky meal prior to the game, and wonders why his Hawks struggle so much with Preliminary Finals.

AFL Round 6 – Carlton v West Coast: West Coast get the blues

As a neutral with free tickets, Alan Stewart is underwhelmed by these two teams. Though shades of blue and keen observations make for a memorable day.

AFL Round 3 – Hawthorn v Fremantle: Home game, sweet home game

Premiership and birthday celebrations at the MCG: Alan Stewart takes in some Cyril brilliance as the Hawks demolish their number one challenger.

AFL Round 1 – Collingwood v Fremantle: Ballantyne gets the chocolates

An observant Alan Stewart sees a dominant Dockers dismiss a disappointing Pies – but there is much that captures his attention.