Ron ‘Potsy’ Watson and the biggest wake of all time [The link is now fixed – Ed]

Christmas is always a time for remembering loved ones. Murray Walding’s cousin Ron ‘Potsy’ Watson dies earlier this year. His wake was memorable. Over 90,000 people attended it.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: The biggest wake ever!

Now we know the real reason Richmond won last Friday night. The qualifying final proved to be the wake following the funeral of Ron Watson, Tiger in a family of Tigers. Geelong never stood a chance.

The Wonders of no Internet

As his Cats go down to Richmond, Scott Field finds it advantageous to be travelling in the wi-fi challanged parts of Southern Greece.

The 2017 Bob Skilton Cup

Earl O’Neill watched all four week one AFL Finals. Well, mostly. Should there be a mercy rule? (Happy birthday to Perky Girl from all at the Almanac)

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: Hope (from Balcony Banter)

Classy piece from writer Peter Fitzpatrick who personifies the hope of the Geelong fan. [Great to have your words on our page Peter – JTH]

Finals Week 1 – Misfits (If)

None of the AFL finals “analysis” makes much sense to David Wilson – and that’s just fine. We’re all misfits, they’re all misfits; and no one really knows what will happen next. Game on.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: The Tigers need a Hero

Richmond needed to step up as a team to win their first final in 16 years and that they did. One player in particular rose above (as he has done all season) to dominate the game.

Finals Week 1 – Six (Talking) Points

Swish goes all SFT (Serious Footy Talk) with some serious (and not so serious) talking points from the first weekend of finals.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: The rough diamond

The rough diamond Dustin Martin blitzed the Cats midfield, helping the Tigers to a massive win and a home preliminary final.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: Tiger dreaming

Richmond fans enjoyed every second of their dominant performance against Geelong on Friday night. Now a Grand Final dream awaits.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: Musings on history

The Tigers broke their finals (and Cats) hoodoo with a brilliant win over Geelong. A home preliminary final awaits but Stainless is weary of history going against the Tigers.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: The game threw up many questions. The Cats had no answers.

When Geelong were faced with choices they inevitably chose the wrong one. Dips O’Donnell has a few observations from the Richmond-Geelong clash and pots a few Cats along the way.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: From nervousness to pure joy

Like a prodigal son, the Richmond Tigers have returned back to their rightful place. The MCG is September and aren’t the Tiger faithful enjoying the homecoming

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: A Nutshell Analysis

The lid is off in Tigerland after an emphatic victory over the Cats last night.

Finals Week 1 – Preview: It’s Showtime

Here’s Sal Ciardulli with his Week 1 finals predictions.

2017 Finals – Anyone Can Win!

Stainless parades some WEG style artwork by his nephew in his preview of week one of the AFL finals.

Finals Week 1 – The (insert names here) Cups

This weekend’s finals lack incentive according to Swish, so he’s come up with some awards for the winners, based on players who have played for both sides. Any better suggestions?