The People’s Elbow: Exhausted

The People’s Elbow is exhausted. It takes a fair bit to exhaust him but his beloved Carlton have managed to achieve that. He explains why.

My Indigenous Round – Love and Pain and the Whole Damned Thing

During the AFL Indigenous Round, Peter Baulderstone gained an even better understanding of indigenous culture by having two in depth conversations with indigenous people. [Powerful, must read – Ed]

Introducing “An Elbow’s Dozen”…

An Elbow dropped just in time for Christmas.

What Centres of List Management Excellence tell me about those who convene them, football discourse, and why I feel sympathy for Mick Malthouse: a response to The People’s Elbow.

The People’s Elbow has John Harms thinking about how football is run, and how it is reported. In considering things he can see how Mick Malthouse might become an island.

The Footy Almanac Podcast – Episode 16

Nice and early for you after an unavoidable hiatus, the podcast crew are back on the couch with this week’s guest; sportswriter and Almanacker, Jill Scanlon.

The Footy Almanac Podcast – Episode Lucky 13

This week Matty Q, The People’s Elbow and Stone Cold are joined by Ben Cuzzupe of Bound for Glory News to talk all things journalism. ‘yoof’ journalism and footy. And where are the footy computer games?

The Footy Almanac Podcast – Episode 11

The Goddess Advantage and Peter Mattessi join The Elbow and Matty Q on the couch as they talk World Cup, great sporting hairdos, the Tour, Wimbledon, and how more is less in the case of the AFL’s saturation approach.

The crumbs that fall from the AFL table – a response

One of the issues raised about this concept of increasing funding to “community football’ is that any savings passed onto Clubs from Leagues will be spent on player payments. An interesting response given that some of the $1.25 billion (over 5yrs) will no doubt be used by AFL Clubs to pay for wages. The short [Read more]

The crumbs that fall from the AFL table

    So there we have it! $1.25 billon dollars are to be paid for the TV rights for AFL football: a record. Now the debate will be about how this amount is to be divided between clubs, players, administrators and the like. Who deserves this money: the poor clubs, champion players, or draftees and [Read more]