Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: Almost, but we left it too late.

Jan Courtin was feeling great after the opening minutes of the Swans Round 1 match against the Doggies. But the feeling didn’t last long. And then her boys came storming home only to be held out in the final minutes. [You’ve got a big month coming up Jan, All the best – JTH]

Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: A Saturday of upsets…sadly continues.

“What is this season?” asks Caspar McLeod as 2019 gets off to a crazy start with favoured teams going down around the country.

Sal’s Round 1 Preview: Go Blues, Blue and Blue

Sal Ciardulli is an institution here at the Almanac and he’s back for Round 1 with his thoughts on the matches, his anticipated ladder at the end of Round 23, and a look at the Moonee Valley Friday meeting and the Saturday races featuring the Golden Slipper, Winx and some other tough events (made tougher by Sydney’s Autumn weather).

2019 – Round 1: Picked your tips for the season opener?

Season 2019 starts Thursday night, with the opening game between Carlton and Richmond. Have Carlton improved, and will Richmond have a fire in their belly to revenge last season’s fade out? We’ll soon find out! Bring it on!