Round 2 – Geelong v Hawthorn: Bliss at the G

Are Peter Cahill’s Hawks back in town? He reckons they are. As the siren sounded, and jumping out of his seat, his roar of approval was truly orgasmic!

Rounds 1 and 2 – Fearless: I’m back!

Fearless is back! Read his wrap up of Rounds 1 and 2 right here!

The 2018 Garo Yepremian Cup

Earl O’Neill wraps up Round 2, puts some teams on notice and uses some of the best movie one-liners to describe the situation in some coaches boxes.

Haiku Bob – Round 2: moon stranded

Haiku Bob on Collingwood’s Easter Saturday loss.

Round 2 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: Comedy on comedy or Post Traumatic St Kilda Disorder.

Yvette Wroby, usually positive about her Saints, needs your therapeutic help post the North v Saints game. Have you seen her humour and good will anywhere? If so, can you post it back to her.

Round 2 – Sydney v Port Adelaide: Holding on to Moments

‘Despite the unwanted result, moments of magic have been made throughout a glorious long weekend spent with those who truly matter. It’s the little things that make happy moments.’

Round 2 – Sydney v Port Adelaide: Imagination can only take you so far

‘Unfortunately though there is no such thing as perfection, even though we, unrealistically, expect that from our footy team, week in week out.’

Round 2 – Collingwood v GWS: Another classic positive loss

Footy sucks sometimes. Especially when you’re a Pies supporter like Sean Mortell, who not only had to sit through another loss but also bore witness to a horrifying injury.

Round 2 – Carlton v Gold Coast: Fumbling in the Sun

The journey into Etihad Stadium on Saturday gave John Butler plenty of time to ponder what his Blues would bring after an honourable loss in Round 1. Despite adding another defeat to the board for 2018, he’s still optimistic for Carlton’s future.

Round 2 – Collingwood v GWS: Giants run away from small pies (Floreat Pica Society)

Paul O’Connell for the Floreat Pica Society writes of a much better effort from the ‘Pies (B Grundy 3 Horsburgh Medal votes). Do A Treloar and T Adams read the Herald Sun?

Round 2 – Collingwood v GWS: Monaros at Magpies

Earl O’Neill (mostly) watched his Monaros on the teev, on “too nice an arvo to be inside for too long…” Not real keen on the ‘Pies’ choice of Metallica’s “Nothing else matters” as their inclusive, crowd-pleasing sing-along anthem.

Round 2 – Sydney v Port Adelaide: Leadership at the core of Port’s impressive SCG victory

It’s a team game, but sometimes special players both enhance and surpass collective efforts. Port Adelaide had not one but two of them at the SCG, putting a smile on Chris Michaels’ face.

Round 2 – Sydney v Port Adelaide: Hungry for a win

The Sydney Swans left Tom Bally with an empty stomach and an appetite for answers as they dropped their first home game of the season to Port Adelaide

Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v West Coast: Dog day afternoon

It’s been a sharp fall from grace for 2016’s best side…Alex Docherty comes out snarling for the Sons of the West

Got any tips? Picking winners in Round 2

It happens every year, but it’s always surprising nonetheless: Round 2 has been a nightmare for tipping. Let us know if you’re scratching your head or you’ve bucked the trend

Round 2 – Collingwood v GWS: Nothing Else Matters

Luke Reynolds reports (from his great seats in the Ponsford precinct) on a game of almosts for his beloved Collingwood.

Round 2 – North Melbourne v St Kilda: St Kilda boys unlikely to add my footy audiobook

Yoshi’s Saints disappoint him against the Roos on Good Friday. He is hoping for a better showing next week, and forever the optimist, Yoshi believes the Saints can win the flag in2018!

Round 2 – Adelaide v Richmond: Welcome Home Bryce Gibbs

Michael Sexton remembers Bryce Gibbs as a 17-year-old from Glenelg with a drop punt that made you purr, and a Zen calmness that defied his age, and has watched him with pride in becoming the champion footballer he is today.

Round 2 – Adelaide v Richmond: Southern Hospitality

The Crows were out to right the ship after Losing in Round 1 and the premiers knew they were in for a tough night writes Tigers’ fan John Green.

AFLM Round 2 – Adelaide v Richmond: Not Our Night

For the Richmond faithful, watching on as the umpire crosses his arms and uncrosses them again for the sake of theatre, you can only avert your eyes, remind yourself it’s round two, and gently proclaim, “it’s just not been our night.”