Round 9 – St Kilda v Collingwood: Almost mid-year report

Yvette Wroby remembers when report cards at school were simpler. She regresses to rating the last St Kilda game. There’s lots of A’s and E’s. And not much in between.

Round 9 – Essendon v Geelong: Oh, The Dons

‘The Dons have been so disappointing this season that it was ”touch and go” as to whether I could stand another humiliating afternoon at The G.’ But wasn’t Rod Oaten sure glad he did head along to see Essendon run over the Cats on Saturday.

Round 9 – St Kilda v Collingwood: Royal Wedding v Footy

Yoshi is full of frustration, as are most Saints fans. Not only was he unable to watch the game live in Japan due to work, it was put on another channel because of the Royal Wedding and when he could catch up, he did not like what he saw.

Round 9 – Brisbane v Hawthorn: Undercard upset

Best laid plans and all that… Jarrod Landells tuned in to watch the Lions of old while the Tigers of old were shown up in Perth and was delighted by the youth at Woolloongabba

Haiku Bob – Round 9 – in the blink of an eye

A Collingwood win gives us an uplifting poem from Haiku Bob this week.

Fearless 2018 Round 9: Markle, sparkle, Narkle, debacle – so much for poetry!

Fearless reviews Round 9 of the 2018 AFL Season.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – 2018 Round 9: A Win Is a Win Is a Win

Collingwood’s Round 9 win over St Kilda wasn’t overly impressive, but Cam Hooke is happy to take the points as he covers all things black & white in his comprehensive weekly wrap.

Round 9 – West Coast v Richmond: Bloody Sunday

Richmond flew to the West but were swooped on by the Eagles. Paddy Grindlay saw his Tigers not so much clawed but out-tigered. Here he pays his respects.

Round 9 – Port Adelaide v Gold Coast: Port’s China Syndrome

Chris Michaels sees the benefits for Port Adelaide playing in China, both on and off the field.

Round 9 – West Coast v Richmond: The thing about Richmond

‘2018 is an odd year to be a Tigers supporter. We’ve got to negotiate success. It’s a good problem to have, but not one we’d ever really believed we’d have.’ Bede McKenna tries to make sense of losing now that winning has become habit with his Tiges.

Round 9 – West Coast v Richmond: Superheroes League

Superman, Batman, Spiderman and Wolverine got together in Perth on Sunday to overpower the reigning premiers. Peter Baulderstone reports on the feats of this League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

Round 9 – Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Bogged In The Wet

Alex Docherty saw his Doggies marooned in the quagmire of Adelaide Oval, but there were a couple of positives on an otherwise dirty day at the office.

Round 9 – Sydney v Fremantle: The milestone men

Like a finely tuned choir, Keiran Croker’s Swans were on song against a lacklustre Fremantle in a match peppered with milestones aplenty

Round 9 – Sydney v Fremantle: To go or not to go – that is the question

Marshall lifts and makes it to the O’Reilly Stand to watch the Swans smash Freo writes his wife Jan Courtin.

Round 9: The Red and the White – Buddy’s Back.

Buddy’s back and the red and white army are hoping Buddy adds to his extensive highlights reel this week against the Dockers.

Round 9: Sal’s thoughts and predictions for this week

Commonsense is not that common when considering the recent plague of umpire touching says Sal as he ponders the consequences of these acts. Sal also provides food for thought with his considerations about the forthcoming round of footy.