Almanac Footy History: Drawn grand finals – so what happened next?

Sean Mortell is our Peter Stirk Scholar. He has chosen an interesting topic to pursue as a major feature – in the case of drawn VFL/AFL grand finals, how have the protagonists responded? He considers the three examples.

Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 18-The Durban Disaster (2010)

Disaster in Durban. The Socceroos run out of luck and legs against a talented young German side. The new world-class stadium runs out of beer and Dennis Gedling is your unwillingly sober reporter for the entirety of the drubbing.

Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 25-Spain Finally Break Their Duck (2010)

Denis Gedling recalls the dour 2010 World Cup final in which Spain finally realised its potential

Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 28-Ghana hold the Socceroos on the Road to Nowhere (2010)

Dennis Gedling was your man at the ground (in the red dust) as Ghana took on the Socceroos in 2010. Dennis paid both the emotional toll and for too many rounds.

Geelong season summary

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS-  The 11-goal 3rd quarter against Port in rd 4 was history making, and very amusing. The rd 20 game against the Bulldogs was good, as Daniel Menzel debuted (He’ll be my next fave player when he starts playing the games he should be playing), and we beat them after they looked like having [Read more]

Why the Cats will win the flag

For Sam Marcolin, there’s only one team for the flag