Cats must take their eye off the prize

The Cats are going to have to turn to their kittens. Stephen Cooke thinks he’s seen this somewhere before.

AFL Grand Final – Sydney v Hawthorn: One day in September

The sun shone brightly on Grand Final day, writes Cookie.

AFL post-season: Which path is Geelong travelling?

Geelong built a triple-premiership dynasty on recruiting and developing – so why are they so keen on recruiting free agents? And why does North’s interest in Jarrad Waite remind Stephen Cooke of Richmond and Paul Hudson in 2001?

AFL Round 16 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: The twilight saga

A rambling post-couch review of Geelong and the Bulldogs.

AFL Round 4 – Geelong v West Coast: We Can Win This

Geelong completes its final training run before the big Easter Monday clash, writes Stephen Cooke.

AFL Preliminary Final – Hawthorn v Geelong: Brown and Gold bunnies

The Kennett Curse won’t be broken tonight.

AFL Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Fremantle: A long day

Standing on the Gary Ablett Terrace on Saturday, Stephen Cooke thought Fremantle had ended Geelong’s premiership chances. Now, he’s looking forward to squaring up in the Grand Final.

Cats to host first final in Geelong – surely they’ve earned the right?

Haven’t Geelong earned the right to host a final (organised at the last minute)?

AFL Round 18 – Geelong v St.Kilda: Dear God, I think Podsiadly has you covered

Saturday night’s game bought back many memories for Stephen Cooke – Barry Mitchell’s mute friend, the 2009 Grand Final, and Gary Ablett’s towering mark from 1989.

The good, the bad and the ugly

You can have all the heart in the world – the Capella Cattledogs a perfect example – but skill will always prevail, writes Stephen Cooke.

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Round 20, 2013

St Kilda Saints v Hawthorn Hawks Richmond Tigers v Brisbane Lions
Geelong Cats v Port Adelaide Power Carlton Blues v Western Bulldogs
Gold Coast Suns v Melbourne Demons Sydney Swans v Colingwood Magpies
Essendon Bombers v West Coast Eagles Adelaide Crows v North Melbourne Kangaroos
Fremantle Dockers v GWS Giants

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Ashes coverage: Trent Bridge – who will don the whites tonight?

The Ashes continues at Trent Bridge tonight and The Footy Almanac is looking for a likely type to cover the day’s events.

AFL Round 14 – Geelong v Fremantle: Freo will never win the flag – ever (a considered review)

Stephen Cooke takes a swig of the scotch and assesses Fremantle’s premiership prospects.

The Stand is dead, long live the Stand

Watching Kardinia Park take centre stage on Saturday night, Stephen Cooke’s thoughts turn to the past – and Kent Kingsley.

AFL Round 3 – Geelong v Carlton: It’s a family thing

Family and football is a good combination, even when it involves Carlton, writes Stephen Cooke.

AFL Round 2 – Geelong v North Melbourne: The nemesis (or The Thomastown Thorpedo)

Everyone needs a nemesis, but Geelong’s list is growing, writes Stephen Cooke.

AFL Round 1 – Hawthorn v Geelong: Body language

This was more than just another loss to Geelong for Hawks fans, writes Stephen Cooke.

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2013 Geelong’s to lose

Geelong showed plenty against the Eagles to suggest they will go all the way this year.

Third Test – Day 4: Thoughts from the twitterverse

Stephen Cooke rips off a whole lot of quotes from twitter to compile this report. Hey, it’s not lazy, or plagiarism, it’s Social Media.