Round 6 – Collingwood v Richmond: D.Wilson & B.Grundy 

The Tigers run out 43-point winners on one of the rare occasions when everyone leaves the ground somewhat satisfied. The Pies showed enough to challenge the premiers, which bodes well for the rest of their year. And the premiers rose to the challenge, as very good sides do reports Jack.

Round 6 – Collingwood v Richmond: The Masters Apprentices

The tribes gathered before the game, headed to the MCG and then slogged out a tight battle for three quarters before the Tiges exploded away, much to the delight of Joe De Petro.

Fearless 2018 Round 6: Through the media haze…the formline emerges…

It’s the weekly AFL wrap up from Fearless as he reviews Round 6.

Haiku Bob – Round 6 – almost gone

Here’s Haiku Bob’s reflective Round 6 offering.

The 2018 Cup Of Hubris

Earl O’Neill looks at the state of the 18-team AFL comp and wonders how the battling teams will fight their way off the bottom.

Round 6 – Adelaide v Gold Coast: Lasting Impressions

Mr and Mrs Swish winged it over to Adelaide for a weekend of footy and North Terrace culture.

Round 6 – Hawthorn v St Kilda: Where is the game plan?

There was no note taking for Yoshi this week, just some good old-fashioned watching of the footy. With a quarter of the season complete, the Saints haven’t yet adjusted to the departures of champions Riewoldt and Montagna; something that needs rectifying.

Round 6 – Geelong v Sydney: There are wins and there are wins!

It’s been a tough month for Jan Courtin’s clan, but love for footy and the Sydney Swans is what pulls this family together, and a win against the Cats in Geelong was a timely one.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – When a 43 point loss to Richmond isn’t too bad

Cam Hooke and his customary links cover all of Collingwood’s AFL, VFL, Netball, VFLW and VWFL efforts. Though the AFL side lost to Richmond, it’s still mostly up-side.

Round 6 – Collingwood v Richmond: Playing the champs (Floreat Pica Society)

The Pies ran into the best team in the competition; despite the loss, there were definite positives to be found according to Dave Nadel

Round 6 – North Melbourne v Port Adelaide: Port’s persist against the odd for stirring victory

In real danger of falling off the pack, Port Adelaide responded to internal and external challenges by posting a solid win over North Melbourne, as Chris Michaels explains

Round 6 – Geelong v Sydney: Away from away from home

Thanks to a life strung between states, Mathilde de Hauteclocque was unable to attend the Swans’ match at the Cattery this year. Denied the usual habits, she made do with new rituals of the feline variety

Round 6 – Hawthorn v St Kilda: Sympathy and Time Out

Yvette Wroby is on holiday in mild, sunny Sorrento. Her Saints, not so much, though St Kilda’s skills were last seen touring Europe. Yvette hopes to see them next week at Etihad.

Round 6 – Collingwood v Richmond: Just like the good old days

When the Pies and Tiges are on, games don’t get much bigger or passionate. Cheryl Critchley was on hand to witness a revival (of sorts) of the memorable clashes of the 1970-80s

Round 6 – Western Bulldogs v Carlton: The Lip Sealer

Despite several attempts at a comeback from the Blues, Alex Docherty saw the Bulldogs overrun Carlton after also controlling much of the game.

Vale, Roy Willard

This the story of a sensitive, gentle and thoughtful man who was subjected to unspeakable hardships during his early adulthood in the Second World War. Joe De Petro’s presents his moving and loving tribute to his father-in-law.

Round 6: Competition is close with some unpredictable results so far. Sal’s predictions for this weekend. 

Sal laments his team is in the doldrums but for the most part the competition it is pretty close with some unpredictable results.  Some concern though about the lack of scoring and how easy it is to be defensive.  Let’s see what this week brings as Sal presents his predictions.

Critical round of footy this weekend. 

Round 6 will be a do or die round of footy as teams desperate for a win will be fighting this weekend to keep their finals aspirations alive.