Who’s versing? Western Bulldogs

Short sharp prose from Alex Darling on the Western Bulldogs

Grand Final 2015 – What West Coast can learn from Hawthorn’s recent defeats

Saturday promises to be an intriguing Grand Final; Hawthorn have contested the last four Grand Finals, while this is West Coast’s first appearance on the big day since their 2006 triumph. Can youthful enthusiasm trump over experience? Does Hawthorn have an chillies heel? Alex Darling looks at how the Eagles can knock off the reigning premiers.

An Australian game in Jakarta

Alex Darling tells the story of the Jakarta Bintangs.

It’s not easy being green

Really interesting piece from an umpire’s perspective. [Excellent expose of the notion that umpires have identity, something which mainstream discourse tends to deny them – JTH]