Finals Week 1 – Western Bulldogs v Essendon: Dejection again…but this time, with a sprinkle of hope and a big dollop of pride

A tough day at the office for Caspar McLeod’s Dons provided a fair share of pain, but the story of how they got there in 2021 has him thinking the glass is half full at Tullamarine.

Round 21 – St Kilda v Sydney: And the battle for fourth just became really interesting.

The final spot in the eight is up for grabs as St Kilda records a stirring victory over Sydney to keep them in the race for the finals.

Round 17 – Essendon v Adelaide: Growing Maturity

Caspar McLeod is pleased with the growing maturity of the Bombers, given their convincing win over the Crows, but goal-kicking practice is sorely needed.

Round 16 – Sydney v West Coast: A nice red and white rarity

Caspar McLeod’s Swans took to an unfamiliar home ground this weekend – but true to form when in Geelong, Sydney showed they know how to use the ground well as they smashed the Eagles. What comes next is all up in the air in a topsy-turvy top eight!

Round 10 – Essendon v North Melbourne: Good Omens lead to Bomber Bliss

It’s hard to calm the nerves before a clash with a rival who has given the Dons plenty of headaches in recent years, but Casper McLeod’s instincts that the tea leaves were in Essendon’s favour turned out to be correct.

Round 6 – Collingwood v Essendon: The day the result of the game comes second.

The stirring sounds of the Last Post brought back memories for Caspar McLeod of walking the battlefields of Gallipoli with his family. His Bombers fought gallantly in their battle against the Pies at the MCG on Anzac Day to record a fantastic win as Caspar reports.

AFLW Grand Final – Adelaide v Brisbane: Inspirational stories everywhere you look

It was a landmark AFLW Grand Final win for Brisbane in many ways. Trawling through the aftermath of the Lions’ maiden AFLW flag, Caspar McLeod discusses all of the major stories of the decider.

Round 4 – Sydney v Essendon: I have no nails left after yet another classic!

Another nail-biting classic between the Swans and Bombers as Sydney hang on for a three point win. Caspar McLeod reports.

Round 3 – Essendon v St Kilda: Electrifying Essendon’s best win in years

Against the wall and against all odds, Caspar McLeod’s Bombers pulled a performance for the ages out against St Kilda.

Round 1 – Essendon v Hawthorn: The most Essendon loss ever…but what a game!

Caspar McLeod admits to feeling weird at returning to footy in person. Round 1’s Essendon v Hawthorn game didn’t provide the result he was hoping for, but it was one of the more exciting games between the two rivals in recent years and importantly the night was filled with the soothing sights and sounds of footy.

AFLW Round 4 – Brisbane v Adelaide: The Erin Phillips Show

Hickey Park was the picturesque stage for a masterclass by the indomitable Erin Phillips as her Crows bested the Lions. Caspar McLeod was an impressed watcher of the show.

Round 12 – Sydney v GWS: The Battle of the Bridge, Perth Edition

Caspar McLeod is very happy with Sydney’s ‘Battle of the Bridge’ win over GWS in their Round 12 clash in Perth.

Round 2 – Sydney v Essendon: That is how you break a drought… narrowly!

After a nervy first-up win ten weeks ago, Essendon made the trip up to Sydney to renew their rivalry with the Swans. Caspar McLeod was kept on the edge of his seat as the game tightened up in the final minutes.

Round 1 – Essendon v Fremantle: Commentators joke as the empty crowd cheer.

It was a tense last quarter for Bombers fans in their Round 1 match against the Dockers at Marvel Stadium as Caspar McLeod with scarf and beanie reports from his sitting room .

Finals Week 1 – West Coast Eagles v Essendon: September Viewing.

Not a good night for the Bombers as they bow out of the Finals in Week 1 against a dominant West Coast Eagles reports Caspar McLeod.

Round 23 – Sydney v St Kilda: Pride, and the time to say goodbye (you couldn’t write this script any better).

The Swans farewell their retiring legends in true style with a big win over the Saints in their Round 23 match at the SCG.

Round 23 – Collingwood v Essendon: Brave effort

Good effort from the Bombers considering all their injuries according to Caspar McLeod as he reports on the Bombers 11 point loss in a closely fought game against the Pies in their Round 23 match.

Round 22 — Fremantle v Essendon: Optus Stadium magic

Though not without some anxious moments, the Bombers came through for Caspar McLeod against the Dockers to solidify their quest for a finals berth.

Round 21 – Essendon v Footscray: Toast or not, that was a disaster!

What a shocker for the Bombers and Caspar McLeod! He reports after painfully sitting through Essendon’s flogging by the Bulldogs in their Round 21 match.

Round 19 – Gold Coast Suns v Essendon: A massive test of character.

It was a nervous time for Caspar McLeod as the Bombers struggled against bottom side Gold Coast Suns in their Round 19 match. But goals in the dying moments got Essendon home, once again, as Caspar reports.