Finals Week 3 – Fremantle v Hawthorn: Don’t Dream It’s Over

Come along with Trucker Slim. He’s survived the Freo experience. And here he draws upon the dreams and inspiration of Otis Redding, Suicide and Crowded House for the Big Dance…

Finals Week 2 – Hawthorn v Adelaide: Crows slaughtered by Hawks

Friday’s Hawthorn v Adelaide game has caused Rulebook to think deeply. He brings tactical insight here, along with a word about Patrick Dangerfield [and still manages to give Richmond a whack – Ed].

Fearless 2015; Finals Weeks 1 & 2: Sam, Snezana & Lana – it’s all too much!

Fearless reckons Brad Scott got it right in Round 23 (“Regardless of how the Roos go against the Eagles, Scott’s policy has been proven to be smart”). And he sums up AFL Finals Weeks 1 and 2.

Finals Week 2 – Preview: It’s still all about the Blues!

Sal’s got the good (carbon neutral?) oil for this week’s footy and racing.

57 Mt Pleasant Street (part 5): World Cup Australian Football (The Now)

The AFL finals are our World Cup. This year we have Adelaide exuberance, West Coast alacrity, Fremantle relentlessness, North Melbourne randomness, Hawthorn force and Sydney graft. We have particular styles of play played by each team. We have stereotyped characteristics of each team and club, all playing the same game, governed by exactly the same rules. And E. Regnans says footy is now, not next year, but right now.

Finals Week 1 – West Coast v Hawthorn: Some things are more important than footy

An important piece of reflective beauty from Matt Quartermaine.

Finals Week 1 – West Coast v Hawthorn: Liberte’, Fraternite’, Eagle-ite’

Our Eagles correspondent Peter Baulderstone is “viewing” this finals series from afar. He is enjoying the sweet life of a famous victory and French hospitality.

Round 18 – Richmond v Hawthorn: Once in a blue moon

After a big win against the Hawks, which consolidated the Tigers as final participants, Tigers fan Chris Daley is keeping a lid on it.