Rooey, Rooey … let’s celebrate and have a good time!

Jennifer Muirden went to the Trevor Barker Awards where, fomr this account, it’s clear she had a great time. Here’s the story. [Includes highly charged emotion, penned songs, Roo and Joey love, and more. – Ed]

Round 23 – Richmond v St Kilda: Double chance?

Joe de Petro reminds us of the Tiges’ grand effort in the final match of the home and away season.

Haiku Bob – Round 23 – still hanging

Round 23 musings from Haiku Bob

Round 23: West Coast v Adelaide – The Last Hurrah at Subiaco (well not really)

Mick Jeffrey was in Perth for the final AFL game at Subiaco. If you don’t want to know the scores Melbourne fans, look away now.

Round 23 Mega Post

Junior Adelaide Correspondent Aidan Hammond has the wrap-up of Round 23 and premiership predictions as both South Australian teams brace themselves for finals action.

An English Perspective

English visitor Felix Lahiff heads off to the SCG for his first game of Australian football. He makes some interesting observations.

AFLM Round 23 – Richmond v St Kilda: A Big Tick

Yvette Wroby signs off from a pretty amazing 2017 (bar Saints performances overall) and reflects on the year that has been. Siren’s Call and The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017 are now in bookshops and available online. Now to take a break and watch some more women’s footy.

Round 23 – Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs: David Versus Goliath, The Rematch

Bulldog supporters hoped Bob Murhpy and Matthew Boyd would play forever. But they were wrong laments Neil Anderson.

Round 23 – Essendon v Fremantle: The unbroken circle

Trevor Blainey and his sons just had to be there for Jobe. And now for the finals.

Round 23 – Richmond v St Kilda: Rooey chaired off and Montagna no mention

Yoshi is so heartbroken by Rooey’s retirement, he still hasn’t watched any of the champion’s final game.

Round 23 – Richmond v St Kilda: A day for legends

Meg Saultry finds it hard to believe that there can ever be another player to mean as much to her as her childhood idol Nick Riewoldt does.

Fearless 2017 Round 23 – Who Wants to Play Finals?

Final Round Fearless, going down to the proverbial wire.

Round 23 – Richmond v St Kilda: How did we get here?

Gill asks how Richmond got from pre-season predictions of doom and gloom to a spot in the top four so quickly.

Round 23 – Brisbane v North Melbourne: Love and integrity

Starkie reflects on what makes footy so special to him after being asked one simple question by his daughter.

Round 23 – Richmond v St Kilda: Squad Goals

Swish spent the afternoon embedded in the Richmond Grog Squad. He “learned some richmond”.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Bucks stays, season over

Season 2017 is over for Collingwood but Nathan Buckley remains as coach. Cam is confident that results will turn the Pies way next year.

Round 23 – Sydney v Carlton: A Cameo of Twenty-One

Buddy Franklin stole the show against the Blues with an outstanding 10 goal performance.

Round 23 – Collingwood v Melbourne: Pies end Demons finals chances (for the Floreat Pica Society)

Collingwood drove a nail through the heart of Demons supporters everywhere with hard fought win on Saturday afternoon; resulting in the Dees missing out on the finals by a fraction of a percentage.

Round 23 – Richmond v St Kilda: Saints fall at the Final(s) hurdle

The Saints couldn’t find the miracle needed to make the finals in 2017. Nick Riewoldt’s retirement and chairing off by cousin Jack Riewoldt had the crowd emotional.

Round 23 – Sydney v Carlton: No bridge too far

The Sydney Swans and Buddy sent a message to the top 8 with a demolition of Carlton in the final round of the season.