Numbers don’t add up for the Tiges

The pub was about 1km outside the ACT border as the crow flies. Which they hadn’t done earlier in the day, as their more aquatically-inclined cousins reigned supreme at AAMI Stadium. Back in my home state, the man-made birds at Essendon had also fallen. Two other “flying” mascots of the AFL were both represented in [Read more]

AFL Round 2 – Richmond vs Footscray: No Easter miracle for the Tigers

by Domenic Favata Running up and down listening to the radio at Grandpa’s was stressful. Expecting a mighty Bulldogs win or a Richmond miracle on Easter Sunday. The truth was that even Jesus Christ himself couldn’t help Richmond to win.

AFL Round 2 – Richmond v Footscray: Bad Team, Bad Game, Bad Season

by Michael Allan One week down and Tigers season has already been written off, that’s got to be a record. After last week’s loss to Carlton I looked to see who we were playing next week only to find we were playing the team that many regarded as premiership favourites with a point to prove. [Read more]

AFL Round 2 – Richmond v Footscray: Beware of angry Dogs

by John Green I can imagine a “Beware of the Dogs” sign displayed over Gate 3 of the MCG as I wend my way from Jolimont Station for the Richmond-Western Bulldogs clash. The Bulldogs had won the NAB Cup just three weeks before and were being lauded as premiership favourites. They seemed set to rule [Read more]