Round 7 – Essendon v Hawthorn: Disappointing Dons and around the grounds

‘This must surely be one of the worst games of football from the Essendon Football Club that I have ever seen.’ Rod Oaten was not impressed with his Dons on Saturday.

Fearless 2018 Round 7: Jayden Laverde should have played with Rob Shirley

Fearless wraps up Round 7.

Haiku Bob – Round 7 – at both ends

A Collingwood win in Brisbane has boosted Haiku Bob’s spirits. Here’s his Round 7 poem.

Round 7 – St Kilda v Melbourne: Wins, losses and life.

Yvette Wroby has an active footy weekend: Southern Saints VFLW practice at Moorabbin, Skybus Stadium Saturday morning, Frenken Homes Oval at Casey Fields Cranbourne Saturday afternoon to see the St Kilda Sharks, St Kilda Town Hall Sunday morning and watching her beloved Saints on Sunday afternoon. Babysitting Monday felt like a breeze!

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – 2018 Round 6 (13/2018) – The Year of the Pie

Cam Hooke on All Things Collingwood. There’s lots to be happy about this week.

Round 7 – Richmond v Fremantle: Zen and the Art of following the Tigers

Feeling Zen at a Richmond game is a new feeling for Joe De Petro as new found confidence is a strange feeling for a former long suffering Tiges fan, but he’s enjoying every minute of it.

Round 7 – Sydney v North Melbourne: Just My Luck!

Daniel Saunders thought it was his lucky night when a prior engagement wrapped up early and he could make it to the game in Sydney, if only he knew what he and his Swans were in for!

The 2018 Cannonball Adderley Cup – Round Seven

After Round 7, Earl O’Neill re-visits his pre-season forecasts. Which teams would you now list as: No chance, Outside chance, Fair chance, Good chance, and Very Good chance?

Round 7 – Western Bulldogs v Gold Coast: No Wood, No Bont, No Worries

Alex Docherty’s Bulldogs recorded their first win in Ballarat on Saturday but were put through their paces by an improving young Suns, producing a thrilling match of footy.

Round 7 – Sydney v North Melbourne: Finding their old self

‘Thank you to the North Melbourne Football Club for wrecking my 40th Birthday.’
Craig Dodson’s milestone celebrations were tainted when the Roos defeated his Swans in Sydney on Saturday night – sorry about the loss Craig but Happy 40th from all us here at The Footy Almanac!

Round 7 – Brisbane v Collingwood: Free-flowing footy (Floreat Pica Society)

Mark Mullins made his first trip to the Gabba (“sunny Brisbane is a wonderful place for a Sunday arvo game of footy”) – and reports on his Magpies’ efforts.

The Red and the White – A Week Is A Long Time.

A week is a long time in footy; you are only as good as your last game, are two over used, though true sayings according to Keiren as he ponders recent performances by the Swans.

Round 7 – West Coast v Port Adelaide: Port will learn that only one game can bring salvation

Scars both recent and long-past burn for Chris Michaels; the only cure is to settle the score. Unfortunately for Port Adelaide, the heartbreak of an extra-time finals loss wasn’t enough to kick-start the journey to redemption.

Round 7 – Richmond v Fremantle: The view from the top

On a beautiful sunny Sunday afternoon, Gill headed to the ‘G to watch the ladder-leading Tigers dismantle the Dockers – despite Nat Fyfe’s best efforts

Round 7 – St Kilda v Melbourne: Enjoyed Sports Weekend despite the losses

Less than desirable result for the Saints, but their clash with Melbourne added to a big weekend of sport for Yoshi

Et Tactus – Tommy’s sin against the Almighty

Dips O’Donnell’s take on contact with the untouchable umpires, the ballad of Tom Hawkins and other tongue-in-cheek Shakespearean tragedies.

Round 7 – West Coast v Port Adelaide: Darling Buds of May

Peter Baulderstone is happy to be proved a moron and a pessimist for predicting his Eagles would be bottom 6. Humble pie never tasted so good; perhaps the Eagle flowers made all the difference?

Round 7 – Sydney v North Melbourne: Opposition songs should never be heard at the SCG

The winning opposition’s team song lingers like a bad smell for Jan, infiltrating her bones, and getting the hippocampus all excited once more. Not a beneficial thought, one to get rid of claims Jan as she ponders the Swans defeat.

Round 7- Adelaide v Carlton: Come, Come Mr Bond

A critique of TV, radio and Bond movies all in one match report from Mickey Randall. Gold!

Round 7 thoughts and predictions from Sal

Can’t decide who to pick in the footy this weekend? Sal’s thoughts and predictions for Round 7 might help.