The Gang of Five

George Smith looks at the years (a couple of decades) when a total of five clubs won the VFL flag.

Schrödinger’s Cat – a Valentine’s Day Story about Life, the Universe and Footy

Theoretical physics thought experiments, Mr Ed, fan fiction and Aussie Rules are all connected. An early season reflection from George Smith

Almanac Footy History: The Games that Murdered Football

George Smith tells the story of some blowouts – which are memorable for the wrong reasons Yet, he says, football bounced back in an instant.

Almanac (Footy) History: The Royals at the Footy

George Smith has compiled a brief history of the intersection of the royal family and Australian football.

The Forgotten Premierships

George Smith takes a stroll down memory lane, inviting us to recall the forgotten premierships.