An Alternative Mid-Season Draft

By Jason Feldman Continuing the AFL’s bold recruitment of Issy Falou and Karmichael Hunt the existing 16 clubs staged a cross-code draft at Etihad Stadium today. The results are suprising.. Richmond – Sharelle McMahon, will provide assistance up forward to Jack Reiwoldt. Besides she’s harder at the ball than Jordan McMahon who will be traded [Read more]

AFL Draft: Fev sideshow further darkens footy’s big anti-climax

By Jason Feldman Just as Grand Finals are the climax of the footy season, trade week is the true anti-climax. For weeks the tension builds. Player X is being traded to team Y for pick Z and player W. Footy websites crack under the traffic of footy fans eager to scrounge any information on, say, [Read more]

General Footy Writing: Please, Damien, make me care about the Tigers again

By Jason Feldman Being in love with Richmond is akin to being the victim of an abusive relationship. You know you’ll end up a physical and emotional mess but you just can’t let go. The Tigers keep promising that change is around the corner,  so you hang around from year to year praying for some [Read more]

AFL Round 14: A cunning plan spoiled

by Jason Feldman Round 14 was the week of the AFL blockbuster! The clash of the undefeated titans on Sunday, traditional rivals Essendon and Collingwood at the ‘G and the Dogs and Hawks at the Docklands headlined at massive weekend. You could not blame me for being a little underwhelmed at being rostered by Champion [Read more]

A Stats-free, Sabbath-left-overs, Richmond Sort of Night

by Jason Feldman Since 2003 I have had the fortune of being paid to watch footy. I am a stats man for Champion Data. It’s not a bad gig; we get the best seats in the house, munch down on free party pies at half time and get to share the two man urinal with [Read more]