Poultry by Numbers – 19 Roosters: An Analysis of the SANFL Tribunal’s Decision in the “19th Man” Case

Adelaide lawyer Michael Dadds and his son, legal clerk Eddie Dadds, navigate a path through the legal matter which is the SANFL’s “19th man case”. This analysis is an antidote to the emotive and sometimes ill-informed social media discussions which are doing the rounds. This was a matter of law. But perhaps this gives rise to legal debate.

AFL 1998 – Twenty Years On: North Melbourne Kangaroos (2nd)

Like North did at half time of the 1998 Grand Final, Swish has hit the wall. Help him out with your reflections of the nicer members of this list.

“Go Tarrawingee”: By KB Hill

Many country leagues have already played their Grand Finals. KB Hill speaks to Tarrawingee’s Trevor Edwards after their triumph last Saturday.

Collingwood: It’s hard to keep yourself nice

With Collingwood in the Grand Final, Katie Purvis finds herself battling nature, nurture and no small amount of envy.

Almanac Teams: The Unluckiest Magpies

Collingwood is in another Grand Final. This is a prospect which fills any knowing Magpie with equal parts anticipation and dread. Phil Dimitriadis taps into his well of Magpie pain to look at the unlucky many who have come up short on that One Day in September.

AFL 1998 – Twenty Years On: Western Bulldogs (3rd)

Did the Bulldogs’ 2016 flag start from this 1998 list? Even if it didn’t, tell us what these fellas have been up to since.

Subiaco unbeaten WAFL premiers by Les Everett

To challenge the unbeaten Subiaco in the 2018 WAFL grand final West Perth needed to “bring something”, to start strongly… and they did. But it wasn’t enough. Les Everett presents his report.

Bizarre Brownlow competition for the astute observer – win a prize

Here’s a novel Brownlow competition. Add your entry.

The Cape of Bravado- Preliminary Final: Collingwood v Richmond, Friday 21 September, MCG

For Stainless, 2018 was there for Richmond’s taking and they blew it. He can handle being beaten fair and square, but to watch the Magpies and the Eagles fighting for the cup this Saturday, the magnitude of what The Tigers have thrown away will hit him home very hard.

AFL 1998 – Twenty Years On: Melbourne Demons (4th)

In: N Daniher (Coach) Up The Ladder: Melbourne.
Was there a more popular Demons list that this 1998 cohort? You tell us.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life – The Year of the Magpie: The Grand Final.

For the last time this season, Cam Hooke casts his eye over Collingwood, and predicts a 17point victory for the Pies on Grand Final Day!

Talents and skills needing to stir and blossom

Yoshi has just read The Women’s Footy Almanac 2018 and discovers many thought provoking and positive stories about football as well as life.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: 2018 AFL Finals – The Year of the Magpie: A final thought

Cam Hooke has a final comment for his true believers about the Pies big final clash tonight with the Tigers.

SA football royalty – the James family (Part 2)

Rulebook covers the mighty achievements of SA’s footballing James family. Here’s the second installment, he looks at the impressive career of Roger James.

AFL 1998 – Twenty Years On: Sydney Swans (5th)

Sydney was still part of the top flight in 1998. Which of these faces are household names at your place?

Why I Hate Victorians

Peter Baulderstone takes aim at all things Victorian from his mineshaft in Western Australia. Is he serious? Is he right? He’s certainly hostile.

Finals Week 3 – The Real Semi Finals: No Sympathy for the Devil’s number

Sal casts his discerning eye over the “real Semi Finals”, and a horse or two.

Carlton 2018: Every rebuild can be unhappy in its own way

Much furious comment surrounded Carlton’s 2018. John Butler offers his thoughts on the Year of the Double Spoon.

Finals Week 2- Fearless 2018: Playing for keeps. They are all….

Fearless reviews week 2 of the AFL Finals.

WAFL 2018 Season: So it’s the Lions and the Falcons

With the WAFL Grand Final approaching this weekend, Les Everett ponders a potential West Perth miracle and reviews each club’s season