Round 4 – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane: The Real Meaning of FitzRoy and the Princely Bulldogs of Ballarat

Shane Reid had all things royal and regal on his mind when he penned this report of the Doggies-Lions joust in Ballarat.

JLT Round 2 – Western Bulldogs v St Kilda: Running towards footy

Yoshi tries to juggle training for the Osaka Dingoes with watching his Saints play the Doggies.

AFLW Pre-season – Western Bulldogs v Carlton: Big crowd on a sultry night as the players put on a show

AFLW came to John Butler’s home town – Ballarat – on the weekend for the practice match between the Western Bulldogs and his very own Carlton. Here’s his report. Trademark JB in describing the event and placing it in its summer context. [Never thought I’d see Ballarat and sultry in the same sentence, and what a sunset! – JTH]