Round 23 – West Coast Eagles v St Kilda : Saints safari descends into desolation in the wild wild west but the Best and Fairest has been determined.

Far more than a match report; Jen Muirden’s travel diaries take you through the UAE and culminate at the 2015 Trevor Barker Medal presentation at Crown. Highly recommended!

Round 23 – West Coast Eagles v St Kilda: The Eagles fly off with the Saints in their talons

Yvette Wroby’s season-long journey following St Kilda winds up in Perth, where she discovers passionate Sainters are everywhere.

Dear Richmond: I hate the way you…

With a little help from the film ’10 Things I Hate About You’, Sarah Black summarises how she feels about the Tigers as the Army deal with yet another Elimination final exit.

Haiku Bob – Round 23 – gone too soon

Haiku Bob on the Pies loss in the Final round of 2015.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: 2015 – Say Goodnight, Gracie

The final update for his true believers in 2015. Cam Hooke is already well and truly focused on 2016.

Round 23- Sydney v Gold Coast: Unshackled Melancholy & Frivolity

An unshackled Mathilde de Hauteclocque is in the familiar surrounds of the O’Reilly Stand for the final round of 2015. Farewells & uncertainty. Sans Cygnet.

Round 23 – Geelong v Adelaide: Show Time at the ‘K

Paul Spinks headed to where the banners fly, high from dawn to dark as three champions in an era of Geelong greatness said farewell on Saturday. The carnival is over.

Round 23 – Brisbane v Western Bulldogs: No Tanks Mate

While all the focus was on North and Fremantle with their strategic resting of players, Andrew Weiss applauds the Lions for going after a win, even with the number one pick in the National Draft at stake.

Round 23 – Collingwood v Essendon: The last game of the year

Jim Kesselschmidt makes a cracking debut for the Floreat Pica Society in the last Collingwood game of the year. [Wonderful story of family, history, meaning – Ed].

Fearless 2015 Round 23: Happy Father’s Day to all the dads/grandads near and far.

Fearless is excited. Who do you like for the Finals? What did you like about Round 23? It’s a great time of year.

Round 23 – Melbourne v GWS: One for the true believers

Joseph Ryan was rapt with Sunday’s game. And the die-hard support. Melbourne fans can look forward to 2016.

Round 23 – Collingwood v Essendon: The traumatic end

Danielle Eid is back. Love, anger, hope, despair; Collingwood’s last game of 2015 had it all [Familiar, wonderful emotion – Ed].

Round 23 – Richmond v North Melbourne: Not All Farces are Created Equal

Rob Chanter steps up to the plate with the case FOR North resting nine of their best 22 for round 23.

Round 23 – The Wrap

From the Wrapcave; a brilliant Wrap for the final week of home and away football, and an excellent tribute to JB Cummings on the day he’s laid to rest.

Round 23 – Richmond v North Melbourne: Desperation without demand for victory

Matt Watson had a fundamental disagreement with the strategy employed by North Melbourne at selection last week, so he too had a less than full-strength commitment to supporting North against Richmond. Friday night’s result was hardly a surprise, but the self-imposed additional pressure it now places on the club heading into an Elimination final showdown with the same opponent nine days later is unwelcome and distracting, argues Matt.

Round 23 – Hawthorn v Carlton: Round twenty-forgettable

Alan Stewart reflects on a pretty clinical display from the Hawks as Hawthorn and Carlton honour the tragic loss of Brett Ratten’s son.

Round 23 – Geelong v Adelaide: The game goes on

Cats supporter Susie went to watch her favourite player Mathew Stokes and two Geelong greats Stevie J and James Kelly play for Geelong for the last time down at Kardinia Park.

Round 23 – Sydney Swans v Gold Coast: Predictable in their unpredictability

Tom Bally loves that the Swans’ unpredictability is about the only things that their fans can safely predict.

Round 23 – Richmond v North Melbourne: Finally, we beat North! (Junior Almanac)

For this Richmond supporter, the defeat of North Melbourne marked a significant milestone. Laurie enjoys a night out at the Docklands (and made it into your loungerooms – if you caught the game on telly!) as his Tigers wrapped up their 2015 Home and Away season.

Round 23 – Brisbane Lions v Western Bulldogs: Family and Footscray

The parallels between the Gigacz family and the travails of the Western Bulldogs over the course of a year. Ups and downs and hope on the horizon…