The Parade College Writing Workshop – Jonah Fisher: Anzac Day 2019

Collingwood and Essendon played out an infamous blockbuster on Anzac Day 2019. Parade College Grade 9 student Jonah Fisher recounts his day spent at the MCG watching his Bombers give their all.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 6 review; Round 7 preview

Cam Hooke could do without some of the stress, but he will always take the four points. He analyses the Anzac Day thriller, and looks ahead to the big clash with Port.

Balcony Banter Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood: Observing (almost) 25 years of ANZAC Day at the ‘G

Andrew Fithall and the Anzac Day game go back a long way. He was pleased to share the occasion once more with family. And not too disappointed when the Pies snuck home.

Balcony Banter Round 6 – Richmond v Melbourne: A time to reflect as tribes come together

Kaye De Petro (who has Almanac connections you may discern) is more history buff than footy fan. But Anzac Eve was still a memorable occasion.

Round 6 – St Kilda v Adelaide: Positives from disappointing loss

Yoshi is looking for positives after the Saints went down to the Crows. Result or not, he packed in a big weekend of sport.

Round 6 – St Kilda v Adelaide: Sheesh

Patrick O’Brien is was already apprehensive about the effect his presence has on his Saints. Saturday didn’t help.

Round 6 – Sydney v GWS: Optimistic outlook

The home ground disadvantage continued for Mathilde de Hauteclocque’s Swans, but amid the rubble there is always time to stop and smell the camellias.

FEARLESS 2019 Round 6 – Lest we forget…

Another Fearless review of the round that was, with ANZAC Day proving a poignant point in the fixture as always.

Round 6 – Sydney v GWS: “Why do you bother?”

Jan Courtin ventures up the highway from her new home of Melbourne to the SCG. When asked “Why do you bother?” supporting the Swans in the lowest times, she knows that as a die-hard fan win, lose or draw; it’s worth it.

Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood: A day for remembering and to remember.

Caspar McLeod has returned to Australia to go to uni. He took the opportunity to attend the Shrine of Remembrance service and the MCG clash and even though his Bombers went down he had a memorable (and emotional) day.

Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood: Heart-racing footy at its finest

Uni student Sean Mortell has a day off from his job selling Footy Records to take in the Anzac Day clash – and is happy to claim the four points.

Round 6 – Gold Coast v Brisbane: Peering into the Glare

Phil Hill heads to Metricon for the first time ever – but forgot to take his shorts and thongs. He was impressed by his Lions.

Round 6 – Richmond v Melbourne: Is it just business?

The Anzac Eve game had Joe De Petro considering the various motivations of professional athletes.

Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood (Floreat Pica Society): ANZAC Day 2019

The crowd was in early for the traditional ANZAC clash and Andrew Fithall and crew were very much part of it. The arithmetic progression of Pies goals was becoming a worry, but sometimes Maths can be beaten. [I agree on Darcy Moore and the reasoning – JTH]

Round 6 – Richmond v Melbourne: How Good is Stacky

Michael Nichols discusses the Round Six game that promised so much pre-season, Richmond v Melbourne.

Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood: Knowing where the milk is (brashly)

Beaut multi-layered story of the Anzac Day game from Andrew Else who watches with his young’uns. [Comment through narrative: I love this style – JTH]

Round 6 – Richmond v Melbourne: The Men Who Stayed Behind

John Green reflects on the monumental nature of ANZAC day and the direction of footy since the World War II period.

Round 6 – Essendon v Collingwood: Joy in the Ponsford Stand

Joy in the Ponsford Stand after a gripping game of high-pressure footy. Luke Reynolds and clan were there.

AFL 2019: What happens when you press Ctrl-Alt-Delete in the AFL?

An unpredictable season? Having trouble with your tipping? David Bruce suspects the AFL’s suite of rule changes has effectively hit Control-Alt-Delete on proceedings.

AFL Round 6 – Sal’s Preview: Time to stop wining!

Sal’s preview comes from Heathcote wine country this week, which has a significant impact on the flavour of his tips.