AFL Round 14: The View from Shepparton

In a week where Peter Schumacher finally accepts that his Lions cannot make the eight, he cheers on the good guys, has sneaky hopes for the Suns and pronounces the Port win good for football.

AFL Round 14 – The Wrap: The Steady As She Goes round

The Wrap believes some of the more cynical Students of The Game may have drawn the conclusion that there’s a fair amount of stage management in this whole Peptide Scandal. Still, it sells newspapers, and isn’t that the point?

AFL Round 14 – preview: The Pre-Wrap

The Wrap is suggesting – respectfully of course – that the scheduling of the Ayatollah’s annual leave may well have been ill timed.

Round 14 Preview – Bye Bye to the bye

Sal Ciardulli’s tipping guide – always entertaining; always thought-provoking; not always right.

The afternoon football nearly forgot

By Simon Dalton Perhaps the apparent predictability of this game’s outcome was already sensed by the footballing public and the respective teams well before the first bounce. That could account for a build up lacking in passion or interest.  As such it was played as if a gentleman’s agreement had been reached. With forewarning of [Read more]

Rd 14 2012 FEARLESS: To Tweet or not to tweet – that is the question?

Meanwhile back to 9 games in this The Multicultural Round! Carlton hosted Hawthorn on Friday night at the G, meaning that the Hawks got to wear their best away uniform yet. Having said that, I didn’t realise that Navy and white clashed with brown and gold. The Hawks were well served by their forwards Gunston, [Read more]

The View from Shepparton – Round 14

Spain has won the European Cup. Have to be happy for them as it should be a real morale booster for the country. In the real world of Aussie Rules I have to say that like many people at the commencement of the  season I thought it would be a dull year with Geelong, Collingwood, Hawthorn, [Read more]

The Wrap – Round XIV

THE WRAP – ROUND XIV- WHERE LIFE IMITATES FOOTBALL And what a round it’s been in Footy Eddie.  On Friday night The Paid Up Proud & Passionate read the last rights over The Royal Parade Miseries.  Come Saturday and it was The Maggies who similarly sent the Dockers Down Below.  The Tigers of Old coughed [Read more]

The Pre Wrap – Round XIV: For the philosophical Marngrook fan

THE PRE WRAP – ROUND XIV FOR THE PHILOSOPHICAL MARNGROOK FAN And what a week it’s been in Footy Eddie.  It’s not Ian Meckiff this time.  It’s not even Murilli who’s in the gun.  No, it’s the whole West Coast Eagles Football team.  Spare m’ days.  After all these years they’ve noticed the amount of [Read more]