Round 21 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Haiku Bob – still some dreamers

Cold night. But the dreamers keep dreaming. Haiku Bob is one of them.

Round 21 – GWS v Hawthorn: Records Tumble

Multiple records tumbled, along with the snow, at the Giants v Hawthorn match in Canberra – both on and off the field. The observant Edward P Olsen ensures that we appreciate their full array, even if not all of them will find a place in the official records.

Round 21 – Richmond v Carlton: How to deal with nostalgia going forwards

Michael Nichols finds a wistful tone thinking of things past, while watching Richmond push forward – as the Blues continue to swim in quicksand. [Delightful writing – JTH]

Balcony Banter Round 21 – Richmond v Carlton: I wish I had a river

Despite the horrendous conditions, Joe De Petro braved the elements for his winning Tigers.

Round 21 – St Kilda v Fremantle: Stev welcomed back and saves Saints

Slow wifi, umpiring frustrations, Jack Steven, a game plan, and his name on the game day banner, are all in a day’s supporting for Japanese correspondent Yoshi as his Saints win their Round 21 match against the Dockers in a thriller.

Round 21 – Port Adelaide v Sydney: Gee, I love footy

What a difference seven months makes…when Craig Dodson set aside the weekend of the Port Adelaide v Sydney encounter, he was picturing an early Spring thaw and the Bloods en route to the finals. Despite the harsher reality, perspective won out.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 21 and 22: Better and better.

Things are on the up and up for the Pies – Cam Hooke’s back with his usual dose of analysis and fanaticism.

Round 21 – St. Kilda v Fremantle: Jack Steven makes Sainters smile on a marvelous afternoon at Marvel

Braham Dabscheck was in good spirits after the Saints continued their run of fine form over the Dockers – with particular mention of the deeds of Jack Steven.

Round 21 – Melbourne v Collingwood: One’s slowly building, the other’s crumbled away

In a tale of two recent finalists, Sean Mortell’s look at a somewhat regulation Pies win (given the other results this week) over a free-falling Demons side.

Round 21 – Essendon v Footscray: Toast or not, that was a disaster!

What a shocker for the Bombers and Caspar McLeod! He reports after painfully sitting through Essendon’s flogging by the Bulldogs in their Round 21 match.

Round 21 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Pies freeze out Dees (Floreat Pica Society)

Steve Fahey reports for the Floreat Pica Society from a cold MCG. Collingwood is still in the hunt for the double chance, but will “need to improve a lot more to be a contender.”

Round 21 – Sal’s Preview: Into the Home Straight

The season is becoming very tight for a few teams who must win this weekend if they are to remain in the race to the final eight. Sal Ciardulli previews the round in his knowledgeable manner to help punters make the right choice with their selections.

Round 21 – Footy fixture for this round: Must win games for Finals aspirants!

So much at stake for a number of teams this weekend in the Round 21 matches. Who will be in the 8 after this weekend?