Haiku Bob – Round 12: the odds

Haiku Bob appreciates the nuances of light and ponders the odds in his take on Round 12.

Balcony Banter Round 12 – Collingwood v Melbourne: On the slide

Graphic artist Alan Rose was inspired by the Big Freeze and Melbourne’s current predicament when he came up with a Max Gawn caricature whilst travelling to the Queen’s Birthday game.

Round 12 – Sydney v West Coast: The shadow of Goodes on a sunny day

Ian Latham, together with old friends and new at the footy, celebrate a great win by their Swans over the Eagles in their Round 12 match at the SCG.

Round 12 – Collingwood v Melbourne (Floreat Pica Society report): A return to victory

Peter Butler reviews the round 12 victory for Collingwood against Melbourne, ignoring media hype to select his own best three players from the clash.

Round 12 – Carlton v Brisbane: When all else fails, in Crippa we trust

John Butler can’t tell you if this Carlton win means anything in the bigger scheme, but he was glad he was there to watch one of the great individual performances. Ladies and gentlemen, Patrick Cripps!

Umpire and Fans: Yelling at the sky

Dips O’Donnell tries to unpick the latest controversy regarding umpire abuse. His advice to the people in green? Don’t take it personally, because it isn’t really about you.

Round 12 – Collingwood v Melbourne: A big freeze and some cold play

Seam Mortell reports on Collingwood’s return to form over a struggling Melbourne, even as the Big Freeze action threatened to overshadow the football.

FEARLESS – Round 12 Review: The race is on…11 weeks to go and the 8 ain’t too certain

The first of the abbreviated bye rounds contained a number of upset results. Fearless reviews the action.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 12 Review

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood life reviews the game and all the news from their Queen’s Birthday Round 12 clash against Melbourne at the MCG on Monday.

Round 12 – Sydney v West Coast Eagles: Winning the best teacher!

Keiran Croker continues to love the way his developing Swans are playing at the moment as they account for the Eagles at the SCG in their Round 12 encounter.

Round 12 – Collingwood v Melbourne: One on one, Gawn v Grundy

Matt Zurbo turned on the TV on Queen’s Birthday to watch the battle within a battle. He gave the points to Max Gawn despite Brodie Grundy’s Collingwood winning the encounter.

Round 12 – Sydney v West Coast: If this is a team in transition, then a mighty Cheer Cheer for transition!

Happy Jan and Not Happy Jan all in the same piece. One part scary, one part delighted. But at least Jan’s developing Swans were on fire.

Round 12 – Adelaide v GWS: Orange for a night

Bomber supporter Caspar McLeod needed the Giants to knock the Crows down a peg on Saturday night to boost his Dons’ September chances. To his chagrin, help was not to be forthcoming.

Round 12 – Richmond v Geelong: Constantly Moving On

The air of apprehension gradually gave way to the sweet smell of satisfaction — and a good feeling about the future — for Anna Pavlou as she watched her Cats on Friday night.

Round 12 – Richmond v Geelong: For the love of Patrick Naish

The only positive for Richmond on a tough night against the powerful Geelong side was the debut of Ivanhoe local (and son of Chris) Patrick Naish, writes Tiger fan John Green.

Round 12 – Sal’s Preview: The Wounded Edition

Sal is chirpy this morning as he previews Round 12. With the eyes of the footy world on his Carlton this week, he’s happy to offer his insights. And, as he points out, we’ll learn a bit about the Giants this weekend.

Round 12 – Respite for some, game on for others.

Half-way through the AFL Season 2019, a rest for some, game on for others. Round 12 will be another crucial round of football as teams fight to cement a position in the eight.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 11 review, Round 12 preview

Cam Hooke reviews Collingwood’s disappointing loss to Fremantle, before calling for change for the upcoming Queen’s Birthday clash against Melbourne.