Round 4 – Sydney v Melbourne: Hopeful trip to the SCG

Craig Dodson and Mrs. D take their young boys on an adventure to their first game of the SCG with high hopes and reminiscing about the days of footy in 1987.

Football! Tragic! Or Vice Versa

Some footy observations – past and present – in this lively debut piece from Richard Agars as he remembers what was great about football and what now isn’t.

Balcony Banter Round 4 – Brisbane v Essendon: Bomber Blitz

Rod Oaten was happy to see his Bombers put in a dynamic first half against the Lions, then dig in to resist a comeback before unleashing the Anthony McDonald-Yipungwuti show.

Round 4: Collingwood v Western Bulldogs (Floreat Pica Society)

Floreat Pica Society correspondent Shane Cashman makes his debut after taking in the Pies’ Round 4 clash with the Western Bulldogs. He’s an astute observer as well as an optimistic true believer.

AFL Round 4 – Collingwood v Bulldogs: Gritty, Gritty… Got it!

Cricket presentation commitments didn’t help, but Sean Mortell still managed to follow developments at the ‘G on Friday night.

Round 4 – St Kilda v Hawthorn: Winning a congested and contested game

Watching the game from work presented its challenges, but the replay was instructive, as Yoshi saw his Saints win a game they might previously have lost.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – AFL Rounds 4 and 5 wrap

Cam Hooke reviews the Round 4 match against the Bulldogs with his usual analysis of all the stats and key details from the match for all the True Believers.

Round 4 – Sydney v Melbourne: Change, and the challenges ahead

Jan Courtin and her husband, Marshall, travel to Sydney to watch their beloved Sydney Swans play against the Melbourne Demons. Jan reflects on the inevitable changes in her football team and life itself.

Round 4 – North Melbourne v Adelaide: Nightmare redeemed!

Past nightmares haunted Andrew Starkie and his mate, about whether the Roos could overcome the Crows in their Round 4 match. In the end, they had little to worry about!

AFL Round 4 – Sydney v Melbourne: Watching our J-Mac

Former Banyule and Marcellin player Justin McInerny made his debut for Sydney on Thursday night. Sean Mortell watched on excitingly with his Banyule teammates as J-Mac’s Swans suffered a dire defeat.

Round 4 – St. Kilda v Hawthorn: Saints’ One Percenters add up to a Perfect Score

The 2018 year from hell has become a distant memory for Braham Dabscheck, as his Saints got over a strong challenger in the Hawks to salute for a third time in four games.

Round 4 – Geelong v GWS: The wisdom of youth

An over-confident Cookie and his young bloke (primary school age) go to Kardinia Park for the contest between their Cats and GWS. It’s an afternoon of history and memory – with sage advice from the young fella. [Super piece – Ed]

Round 4 – Port Adelaide v Richmond: The “Fab Four” no more

All was not lost when Paul announced the end of the Fab Four almost 50 years ago [“Imagine” and “Live and Let Die” still to come – Ed.] and for John Green, the sky has yet to fall on his hobbled Tigers as they pulled off a stunning upset of Port Adelaide sans stars.

When too much football is barely enough

Mickey Randall really packed it in to his Saturday arvo, making time for three games of footy (and a horse race or two) in a classic case of “Too much sport being barely enough”.

Round 4 – Essendon v Brisbane: Wow!

It has been at turns a disheartening and encouraging four weeks for Caspar McLeod’s Bombers – after the second win on the trot in impressive style, he has just one word to sum up their turnaround…

Round 4 – Previewish (again): A bit of Four Play

Tipsters, Sal’s preview of everything footy and horseracing for your consideration this weekend.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – Round 3 wrap, Round 4 view

Cam Hooke presents his weekly harvest of links, views and news on the efforts of his Collingwood Football Club.

Round 4 – Who will win?: Heads or tails?

Round 4 of the AFL season has some cracking games this week. Tipsters will require a coin for selections this week!