AFL Finals Week 3 – Hawthorn v Geelong: Lifting the Kennett Curse

Dennis Gedling has nominated this Declan Fay cracker as an Almanac Classic. (send your noms in to

The Kennett Curse has plagued Declan Fay since 2009. The gods ensured he was seated in front of the man himself for Friday night’s clash. (Nice hat, Declan.)

Round 23 – Geelong v Melbourne: Cats Exorcise Sorry Demons

Better late than never, Burkie sends in the final match report for the home and away season with Geelong defeating Melbourne.

What footballers can learn from Conor McGregor

How can you become a better sportsperson? According to Jackson Clark it’s all in the mind, and as such, he suggests more time and resources should be devoted to helping young athletes achieve their true potential in sport.

Round 1- Western Bulldogs v Fremantle: Jail-Break

It’s time for the Western Bulldogs to make their own ‘Jail-Break’ and take the leap from mediocre to elite, says Mortlake’s biggest Bulldogs fan Neil Anderson, from his vantage point at the front row of Etihad Stadium.

Do We Go For Three?

ILuvHawkThugs shares with us the simple reasoning behind the choice of Lewis for his son’s name “…Omen disguised as superstition, parading as luck, in an act of folly.”

The Post Wrap – AFL Round 23: the Yellow and Back (from the dead) Edition

The Wrap tells us how the team from Struggletown won their ninth on the trot, and gave TLSPRF another week to believe.

Nick Riewoldt – A Champion of the Game

Riewoldt will go down in history as a true champion of the game. Jackson Clark looks at some of the reasons why and defies the doubters.

AFL Round 1 – North Melbourne v Essendon: First Essendon game on the outer

Joefloh is wavering. He loves his Bombers players. He hates what the club did. Watching last night’s impressive win was torture. Will he or won’t he?

NTFL Grand Final Preview: St Mary’s v Wanderers

Jackson Clark previews the NTFL grand final – which promises to be one of the best ever – between St Marys and Wanderers.

NTFL Preliminary Final Wrap-up

Wanderers are into the premiership decider after a convincing win over Waratah in Saturday’s preliminary final. Jackson Clark has the details of a frenetic game.

NTFL Preliminary Final Preview

Who will line up against the all-conquering St Marys in next week’s Northern Territory grand final? Jackson Clark previews the preliminary final clash between Waratah and Wanderers.

NTFL’s Best Recruits

With its unique spring through summer timing, the NT football league attracts players from down south who just can’t get enough footy. There’s a roster of ex-AFL stars and some SANFL and Victorian league players making quite a splash. Jackson Clark looks at six of the best.

NTFL Round 18 Wrap Up

Jackson Clark tells us not to read too much into it as the top-of-the-table Saints smash the Wanderers in the NT league. Catch up with all the news: there’s a triple-header, an injured hard nut, and a former AFL star still showing his class.

James Magner

Jackson Clark reckons that mature age midfielder James Magner was poorly treated by the Melbourne Demons coaching panel last season. What do Demons fans think and are you looking forward to 2014 with real hope?

NTFL Round 14 Wrap-Up

Jackson Clark tells us the weather was wet, windy and miserable for the footy in Darwin on the weekend. Meanwhile the southern states baked in record heat. Go figure.

2013 – A Season in Song: Grand Final Edition

One last chance for airwave glory in 2013. Swish Schwerdt concludes his search for song glory on the Coodabeens.

2013 – A Season in Song: Round 11 – Unrewarded Effort

Swish Schwerdt skipped Round 10, but came up with some of his finest work after Round 11. How did they resist the classic topics of video review and holding the ball?

2013 – A Season In Song: Round 7,8,9 – An Early Bye

After a Champy-enforced rest, Swish Schwerdt is back for Round 9, but is starting to wonder if the coach is playing favourites.

2013 – A Season in Song – Round 6 – Two Bites at the Cherry

Swish Schwerdt’s Round 6 efforts go unrewarded, but he does rate a mention regardless.

2013 – A Season In Song – Round 5: Return to Form

Swish Shwerdt nails one and gets a feeling of deep satisfaction, the like of which he has experienced since circa 1982.