Finals Week 1 – Richmond v North Melbourne: The Army Reflects

Silver Bullet can string together a sentence or two on the basis of this sharp and entertaining Almanac debut. As sad as it all is for Tiges around the world. But Silver pretty much tells it like it is.

Round 6 – North Melbourne v Richmond: this game revealed more about the loser than the winner

He expected a contest. It didn’t eventuate. Andrew Starkie makes some big calls – steeped, perhaps, in tough-love – on the Tigers. “Richmond has insulted its army of loyal supporters for the good part of four decades with a culture diseased by hubris…”