Round 11 – North Melbourne v Richmond: Dusty don’t argues North

In this interesting observation, Rees Quilford likens Dusty Martin to the Roys Team of the Century skipper Kevin Murray.

Round 8 – Hawthorn v Brisbane: Hawks, Lions, and York Park: So much to like but something not quite right

Hawthorn and Brisbane played out a rather dour game for neutrals but Rees Quilford still found some positives to take away from it.

Round 6 – Hawthorn v St Kilda: For Jess winning is the best medicine

One hundred year old Jess hasn’t let a stroke hold back her love and support for the Saints. A 75-point clinic by her beloved Saints was just the medicine Jess needed. So much so, the volume was turned up, she stood and sang along with the post-game celebrations.

Round 5 – Hawthorn v Adelaide: A courage of his own

Rees Quilford enjoys a contest worthy of the poetry of one Adam Lindsay Gordon. Paul Puopolo seems to be interpreting lines of poetry in on-field action.

Round 19- St Kilda v Fremantle: And on the 36,163rd day, the Saints played Freo

Rees Quilford tells the story of Jess Macauley, his partner’s Gran, who has just turned 99. Jess loves the Saints, a whisky and would be quite happy if Nick Riewoldt left his boots under her bed.

Round 14 – Richmond v GWS: Trembling hands and wry optimism

If ‘trembling hands and wry optimism is the lot of today’s Richmond fan’, then Saturday’s win by the Tigers over the Giants certainly lived up to Rees Quilford’s expectations.

It wasn’t meant to end this way

Ahead of next year’s championships in Stellenbosch, South Africa, Rees Quilford shares his emotionally raw account of chasing World Championship glory representing Australia in Underwater Hockey in 2013.

The growing legend of Matthew ‘Gator’ Gaite

“Gator is said to be a man who constructs buildings by day and leaps them by night.” Rees Quilford on the growing legend of Fitzroy big man Matthew Gaite.

VAFA: Fitzroy v Old Melburnians

Fitzroy takes on Old Melburnians at Brunswick Street on an almost perfect autumn Saturday afternoon. A nail biter goes down to the wire. Can the reigning premiers hang on to win a see-sawing affair?

In Bob we trust

Rees Quilford has spent a lifetime stalking Bob Murphy. It has filled him with confidence that the kennel is in good hands with it’s new Top Dog.

All Saints Day from the Nicholson Street TAB

Rees Quilford shares his day spent among the needy and the greedy at the local TAB. Closer to the real world experience of the average punter than the glossy TV ads or the Flemington lawns.

Lions old and new

Rees Quilford spends a day watching the Lions: midday at Brunswick Street Oval; afternoon at the MCG. Enjoy these terrific observations from an old Royboy.