Versatility a key to future Bulldog success

Jake Rachwalski is pretty happy with the Bulldogs’ list management. Trade week, he says, has served them well.

Success has brought life back to traditional roots

The past two seasons have seen premierships for the Western Bulldogs and Richmond Tigers which has caused disbelief from the football community, and their fans. Jake Rachwalski looks at what these wins have done for the suburbs involved as well as footy on the whole.

GWS on same track as early Power?

Jake Rachwalski looks at the performances of the expansion teams in their efforts to win, or hopefully win an AFL Premiership. Whilst premierships are never a guarantee, Jake believes it’s a safe bet to say the Giants may follow Port Adelaide and take home a flag sometime over the next three seasons.

What’s the real St Kilda?

Just where are St Kilda placed for their next premiership? Jake Rachwalski looks at their most recent success and what they need to do to win that elusive second premiership. Is Alan Richardson the right man for the job?

International AFL: Success or Failure?

Jake Rachwalski examines just how successful the AFL’s venture into China actually was. Is this expansion worthwhile or a waste or time and money?

Round 5 – Richmond v Melbourne: Contenders? Pretenders?

Jake Rachwalski looks at two teams vying for finals footy in 2017.

Enough of Using the Umpires as a Scapegoat

Jake Rachwalski urges us to look beyond the umpires when looking for the reasons behind your team’s loss.

Bad Kicking is Bad Footy

Jake Rachwalski highlights the downfall of the Round 1 losers largely came to inaccurate kicking for goal. Have the key forwards been taking extra goal kicking practice? (As a North Melbourne supporter, it was awful to watch on the weekend and I truly hope so. – MN).

Ready Roberts

Fletcher Roberts is only 23 years old but already has a premiership under his belt with the Western Bulldogs. He stood up in the key finals matches in 2016 and he looks to step up again in 2017.