Round 5 – Collingwood v Essendon: A Day To Be Thankful

Luke Reynolds is thankful on ANZAC Day. Thankful for the servicemen and women, for freedom, for being able to share in 7-year-old Josh’s first ANZAC Day game experience and thankful for a Collingwood win.

ANZAC Day 1980

While modern ANZAC Day football may mean a clash between the Dons and the Pies, Glen recalls his first ANZAC Day at the footy in 1980 watching his Cats win in a thriller over the Hawks and expresses what the day means to his family.

The ANZAC Day “tradition”

An insightful argument for breaking the tradition of the Essendon-Collingwood ANZAC Day match from Stainless.

Round 6 – Carlton v Essendon: Ugly is the new Beautiful

John Butler suggests ugly is the new beautiful after analysing the Carlton Essendon game.

Round 5 – Melbourne v Richmond: Basket-case-dom

For Callum O’Connor Richmond’s game against a Melbourne side still realising its potential to become something more, was a fast-paced, exciting game of footy.

Finding the Fallen: A search for the men the club forgot

Rhett Bartlett has done significant work to track down the stories of six Tigers who did not return from War.

Round 4 – Essendon v Collingwood: ANZAC XXI Another great chapter in our history

Written for the Floreat Pica Society by Mark O’Connell, who each year attends the dawn ceremony and the Collingwood-Essendon game and then writes a report for FPS.

Round 3 – Carlton v Essendon: The Nothing

Jerry Rinse confronts mortality, irrelevance, nothingness… Such is the lot of a Carlton supporter after Round 3.

ANZAC Day in Brisvegas

Anzac Day in Brisvagas was 28 degrees. Qldpies35 spent 10 hours inside, but had one hell of an enjoyable day.

AFL Round 6 – Collingwood v Essendon: Suspending judgement (muddling along)

E.regnans takes in a Collingwood group effort while getting a perspective workout. Life is hard. We’re all just muddling along.