The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 5 – Fremantle v Adelaide: Battles within the contest

Les Everett went to Subiaco Oval to watch Fremantle take on Adelaide. He admired the structures and method of the Crows, but would it be enough for them to win in the West?

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 5 – Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs: Promised little, delivered less

The Round 5 2007 match between Hawthorn and the Western Bulldogs didn’t live up to any expectations at all according to Mark Hawthorne. This is his report first published in The Footy Almanac 2007.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 5 – Sydney v Melbourne: The Ron Barassi Cup

Rod Gillett reports on Sydney’s easy win against Melbourne in their 2007, Round 5 clash for the Ron Barassi Cup. This report was first published in The Footy Almanac 2007.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 5 – Essendon v Collingwood: That sweet sound of the song

Matt O’Connor made the annual pilgrimage down to the ‘G for another blockbuster Anzac Day clash. Having made a shaky start, his Pies recovered to set up a grandstand finish.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 5 – Port Adelaide v St Kilda: Wet weather footy and an apparent case of disinterent

John Kingsmill sat huddled under the teeming rain at AAMI Stadium, struggling to see Port Adelaide trounce the Saints. In difficult conditions, the spectacle (or lack thereof) gave him a chance to reflect on the structures of modern football.