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A new deal, a wedding, and the football

Yesterday the AFL signed away their television rights for 2012-2016. They will receive $1.25 billion from Foxtel for the rights to broadcast every AFL game live on Fox. It’s a win for the X% of the 30% of Australians who subscribe to Foxtel and are interested in the game. For everyone else, well there’s a [Read more]

THE WRAP – ROUND IXX

WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL What a round it’s been in Footy Eddie.  The Fred Hesse Annihilation Scoreboard lit up early as The Bluebaggers shot down The Caretaker’s Bombers on Friday Night.  On Saturday Arvo, South Melbourne put The Hawks’ season in perspective while North Melbourne did the same favour for Fremantle.  On Saturday night it [Read more]

THE WRAP – ROUND XV

WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL What a round it’s been in Footy Eddie.  The Woodsmen gate crashed Chokko’s farewell party, but not before The Tealers had drunk their fair share of the booze.  The Tiges, Never Minding If They Were Behind, Risked Head & Shin, And Fought & Fought And Won to open the door to [Read more]

THE WRAP – ROUND XIV

WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL What a round it’s been in Footy Eddie.  Les Miserables opened proceedings with a win on Thursday night in a match that had some viewers taking 40 winks so they would be fresh from the midnight soccer.  On Friday Night The Hawks topped the Doggies in one for the archives.  Saturday’s [Read more]

AFL Grand Final: Victory belongs to the people of Geelong

By Ramon Fowler If there is anyone out there who still doubts that the MCG is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the founding spirit of our game is alive in our time, who still questions the sheer magnificence of Australian football, then the 2009 AFL grand final is your [Read more]

The Wrap: Mrs Wrap might just be right on the Collingwood coaching deal

ROUND XVIII And what a round it’s been in Footy Eddie.  Carlton spoilt Adam Simpson’s send off, but that was to be expected.  To celebrate a new club games record holder, The Doggies tore strips off The Anchormen, and the Sleepy Hollow Millionaires got out of jail down at Kardinia Park.  The Feeling Faints also [Read more]