Round 2 – GWS Giants v Gold Coast: Not this again

Damien Morgan reflects on an awful performance from the Gold Coast Suns and the commentators alike.

Round 2 – Geelong v North Melbourne: Caps, Cats and Kangaroos in Krungthep

On a Thai summer’s morning and missing his hat, Paul Spinks travelled to an expat sports bar to watch the Geelong v North Melbourne game.

My Brownlow Medal – Rounds 1, 2 and 3

Young writer Aidan Hammond will be doing votes for each round this season. Follow his voting and let’s see how he compares to the AFL umpires votes.

AFLM Round 2 – West Coast v St Kilda: Missed by thaaaat much

For three quarters of the West Coast v St Kilda game, the Saints were in it up to their eye balls. Yvette Wroby anxiously awaited the inevitable comeback. She is proud that the Saints were thaaaat close up til then. She’s also making a stand and calling the AFLM games what they are. The AFL is now made up of two competitions.

Round 2 – Hawthorn v Adelaide: And footy won the day

Paddy relates the joy of being an Auskicker and relives the dream of the big stage but this time as an umpire officiating an Auskick game during the half-time interval at the MCG.

On Footy Value

Joe Huddler had distinct and vastly different experiences by going to two games in one day: a VFL practice match at Arden St amongst the elements and the Melbourne v Carlton clash in a corporate box at the ‘G. This is a beautifully crafted call for perspective.

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: The Dogs are no Bunnies

Mathilde de Hauteclocque and the Cob head to the local Pakistani in Enmore and on to the old Warren View to watch the flag unfurling from Melbourne. Their Swans battle hard. They take in the night. [More engaging contemplation from MdeH – JTH]

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: Reprogramming of a Bulldogs Supporter

Neil Anderson has changed his thinking about his Western Bulldogs after last year’s premiership win. The doubts that most Doggies fans have always held are put to ease this season knowing their boys did the impossible last season and may well again this year.

Round 2: Hawthorn v Adelaide – 2 Premierships, 1 Part of a Journey to a Premiership, 1 Day

Saturday was a massive and happy day for young Aidan Hammond: his tennis team won the premiership, the Redlegs won he first SANFL women’s premiership and Adelaide defeated Hawthorn.

Round 2 – GWS v Gold Coast: My thoughts on Gary Ablett

The guessing game around Gary Ablett’s club of choice for next season is getting big media attention. Yoshi gives us his thoughts

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: Flag unfurled

The flag is unfurled and Les Currie sees a game which he describes as “a pleasure to watch”.

The 2017 Kepler Wessels Cup – Round 2

After Round 2, Earl’s already voted a couple of teams off the island.

Enough of Using the Umpires as a Scapegoat

Jake Rachwalski urges us to look beyond the umpires when looking for the reasons behind your team’s loss.

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: Recipe: Grand Final Replay Chocolate Cake with Cherry on Top

Bernie Brown was happy with the final result as the Western Bulldogs beat Sydney in the Grand Final replay.

Round 2 – Hits and Misses

After a big weekend of footy, Tom Riordan reviews Round 2 and what the results mean for the teams.

Round 2 – Geelong v North Melbourne: Barrackers

The Kangaroos were competitive, and so Smokie was at his barracking best.

Nostradamus Speaks

‘Citrus Bob’ Utber gives us his bold predictions for AFL season 2017. Let’s see how his thoughts hold-up at the end of year.

Round 1 and 2 Reviews: Fearless returns from the wilderness

Fearless has been in the wilderness but returns to review Round 1 and Round 2.

Round 2 – West Coast v St Kilda: Roads and Trips

Yoshi looks at the impact travel and distance can have on his Saints and himself.

Balcony Banter: Round 2 – Melbourne v Carlton

Dr Matt Harvey takes us through his favourite moments spent at the ‘G while telling the story of a brave Blues effort.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: What might have been

It was a tough weekend for Collingwood supporters with 3 losses across the board. However, Cam Hooke is looking at the positives as the Magpies could have had two wins to their name.