2014 Finals Diary: when time steps out of its regular gait

Each year Swans’ fan Mathilde de Hauteclocque tries to feel the joy of finals, the renewal of September, the luck bestowed on her by supporters of teams not so lucky. [Exquisite – JTH]

Finals Week 2 – Thoughts from Fearless

Harvey, Selwood. Common sense. Ross Lyon, Mitch Clark. Staggering. Paul ‘Fearless’ Thomson pens some thoughts.

AFL Semi Final – Geelong v North Melbourne: Let’s not forget who won

Andrew Starkie gives us a ‘Roos eye view of their Semi Final triumph

AFL Semi-Final – Geelong v North Melbourne: Did not deserve to lose

‘After Todd Goldstein’s goal, the Pole threw a high five with mean intentions. The smack reverberated around the garage.’ A nervous Iron Mike reports from the modern cave, the grown man’s shelter shed, the blokes’ retreat.

AFL Semi-finals: A Queenslander abroad

John Harms gave visiting Queenslander Matt O’Hanlon a quintessentially Melbourne experience.

AFL Semi Final – Geelong v North Melbourne: The Man On The Moon

Dips O’Donnell had an encounter with greatness on the weekend. Unfortunately it was provided by meeting an astronaut and not his Cats.

AFL Semi Finals Post Wrap – The Then There Were Four Round

Mr Wrap tells it like it was as he surveys the weekend’s Semi Finals games. Port Adelaide remind him of Tommy Hafey’s 1967 Tigers (any excuse for the TLSPRF – Ed.)