FEARLESS 2019 – the last 3 weeks belatedly

Fearless presents his belated reports of the AFL Finals, Weeks 2,3 and the Grand Final.

Finals Week 2 – Brisbane v GWS: Extraordinary footy I had never seen

Our Japanese correspondent and friend Yoshi experienced an up and down weekend following the AFL Asia Championships, as the Brisbane v GWS final gave him entertainment as well as some cause for concern about the contest’s unnecessary violence.

Finals Week 2 – Geelong v West Coast: Blind-sided

When Damien came to Tassie to interview Old Dog for The New York Times, he was given a pair of boots and a training jumper so he could have a kick. Old Dog and Damo (as he became) stayed in contact with each other and got together via the phone to watch Geelong play the Eagles. Old Dog conveys Damo’s observations while making a few of his own.

Two imposters

John Gordon recalls the noted Kipling poem “If” in this tale of sporting woe, joy and where they fit into the bigger picture in the wake of West Coast’s exit from 2019.

Finals Week 2 – Sal’s Preview: When footy comes second

Sal Ciardulli previews Week 2 of the Finals series, and he has some tips for racing punters for Flemington on Saturday..

The 2019 ‘Spud’ Frawley Cup – Semi Finals

Earl O’Neill, from his incomparable perspective, presents his thoughts surrounding Week 2 of the finals.