Fearless 2017 Round 14: Heath Shaw – now that’s a press conference

Fearless is back with his thoughts on the Round 14 action including Hawthorn’s rise against the Crows and the Bulldogs’ one point win over North Melbourne.

Round 14 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: A Messerschmitt up your arse or free bird seed

Mickey Randall kept himself while watching the footy with mates; discussing more pressing issues such as Looney Tunes and cricket. Port Adelaide got up comfortably in the end.

Round 14 Mega Post

Junior Adelaide Correspondent Aidan Hammond delivers a comprehensive look at the two South Australian teams’ games, his own club game and his premiership favourites. [This is an impressive piece by our young gun writer – MNQ]

Round 14 – Adelaide v Hawthorn: The heart won’t follow where the head must go

Walking away from a club is easy to rationalise. It’s much harder to actually do

Round 14: St Kilda v Gold Coast: So many points to be made

Yvette Wroby goes to the St Kilda heartland to watch the Sharks at Peanut Farm Reserve, then Etihad to see her Saints. All her red, white and black teams won. The points (masses of behinds for both teams) are puzzling to fans and commentators alike.

My thoughts on Houli’s case and the media

Japanese footy correspondent looks at the Houli case from another country for a different perspective.

Round 14 – Richmond v Carlton: Return to normalcy

  In a weekend marked by high drama and some unexpected results, Richmond v Carlton provided a return to normalcy. The Tigers emerged as expected with a comfortable victory, and had the match in their control for most of the proceedings.   When I suggested just prior to ¾ time that they could don Joffa’s [Read more]

Round 14 – St Kilda v Gold Coast: Twilight to Sunset and Saints up

Yoshi was busy working for most of the game but still caught as much of the action as he could.

Round 14 – Carlton v Richmond: Subdued Sunday

“If your worst problem is the standard of a footy game, then you really don’t have any problems at all.” John Butler with that sage reminder.

Round 14 – West Coast v Melbourne: Do you dare to dream?

It’s been a while since it’s been said, but it might turn into gusto soon. The Dees might be premiership contenders. The Almanac welcomes back Michael Thompson.

Round 14 – Adelaide v Hawthorn: Half a Chance

Rick Kane spots something; a little thing. And then another. And then another. How many half chances explain his re-building Hawks beating top-of-the-ladder Crows?

Round 14 – Richmond v Carlton: No verdict was returned

Richmond had a solid win over arch rivals Carlton despite ‘putrid’ goal kicking accuracy and entry into forward 50. Jack Banister wonders if this is a return to the good Richmond.

Round 14 – Sydney v Essendon: Party scenes

Joe Moore is up for a party – maybe Cuban, maybe Finnish – as his Swans snatch a classic after-the-siren win.

Round 14 – Geelong v Fremantle: The four family escape. Relaxing? I think not.

A pleasant family outing to Geelong for Anna Pavlou turned into something rather more gripping.

Round 14 – St Kilda v Gold Coast: The enigma that is St Kilda – Three splashes of sunshine in lacklustre win over undermanned Suns

Braham Dabscheck puts it best, “this was not one of the great games of footy.” Ultimately, St Kilda got over the line in the end and kept their finals chances alive.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Hard to watch

Collingwood had a forgettable game against Port Adelaide and now look ahead to Hawthorn; the team that just top ladder leaders Adelaide. Cam Hooke is optimistic for a win to hold onto finals hopes.

Round 14 – Carlton v Richmond: Everyone is “Doing a Richmond” this weekend (except Richmond)

Joe De Petro delighted in the fact that most other teams in Round 14 were ‘doing a Richmond’, while Richmond avoided the curse by defeating Carlton at the ‘G.

Round 14 – Sydney v Essendon: Steal a game, save a season

Ian Latham witnessed the best four and a half minutes of footy he has ever seen. The Swans produced a stunning comeback to defeat the Bombers at the siren and gave the home fans the best reason to believe finals may be on the cards for 2017.

Round 14 – Adelaide v Hawthorn: A lack of mongrel

Rulebook is fired up after Adelaide’s lack of grunt and leadership in a disappointing loss to Hawthorn. He also has his say about staging for frees, the shot clock and the incredible close finishes this round.

Round 14 – Sydney v Essendon: It’s not over until the redhead sings

Sydney pulled off an impressive come from behind win at the siren. Tom Bally and fellow Swans supporters soaked up the moment for all it was worth.