Round 15 – Brisbane v Collingwood: Well-scheduled work breaks worth nothing

      It felt like a movie scene.   I’d already pulled the strings. Some would say it takes a clever mind and Zen-like patience to wait to have your work break six hours into your shift just so you can catch the first ten minutes of your footy team playing. Some would say [Read more]

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – Brisbane v Hawthorn

Another report from The Footy Almanac 2007, Round 1, Brisbane v Hawthorn. Not quite the match Andrew Stafford was expecting!

Round 4 – Richmond v Brisbane: Remarks on the unremarkable

As much as a big Tigers win was welcomed, now as a Premiership defending side, for Gill ‘A lot has changed to make me feel that a 93-point win to Richmond is unremarkable. But a memorable game needs both teams to play well and battle to the end.’

AFLW Round 5 – Melbourne v Brisbane: Seasons Autumn

Ed Carmine commenced the new season watching the thriller at Casey

AFLW Round 5: Melbourne v Brisbane Lions: For the Love of the Lions

Danielle Spicer had the rare treat of seeing her Lions play close to home at Casey on Friday night but despite a valiant effort, Brisbane couldn’t deliver the ‘W’ against the Dees.

AFLW Round 4 – Brisbane Lions v Fremantle: Photo Gallery by Ingrid Baade

Photographer Ingrid Baade was at Saturday’s AFLW clash between the Brisbane Lions and Fremantle and has taken these fantastic images.

AFLW Round 3 – Carlton v Brisbane: You had to be there

John Butler thinks impressions of the few televised AFLW games to date have distorted perceptions of developments across the league as a whole.

AFLW Round 3 – Carlton v Brisbane: This is real footy

Gill enjoys a summer’s Saturday evening in Carlton – watching a sporting contest of meaning, purpose and heart.

Girls (and Boys) of Summer

Paddy Grindlay previews this year’s summer of football, with AFL Women’s taking centre stage. [Yes, summer of footy – Ed]

Grand Final 2001 – Essendon v Brisbane: What it means

Trevor Blainey remembers the 2001 Grand Final when he hitched a ride to the G in an old volvo driven by an older Fitzroy supporter.

Almanac People: Trent West – a study in persistence and coaching

David Fordyce from the Canberra Cats pens a tribute to the retired former Cats and Lions player Trent West.

Brisbane Lions 2016 Review: One step forward, ten steps back

Andrew Weiss would like to forget Brisbane’s 2016 season and would rather focus on 2017, a season of hope, rather than the gloom and negativity that has surrounded the Lions this year.

Round 23 – Review: The 2016 ‘For You Ze Var Is Over’ Cup

Earl O’Neill reviews the final round in the home and away season, winners, losers, contenders and those with an early holiday.

Almanac Books: Champions All – A History of AFL/VFL Football in the Players’ Own Words – Part 1

Matt Zurbo has a new book published called Champions All – A History of AFL/VFL Football in the Players’ Own Words . In this extract players talk about the clubs in the 2010s from Adelaide to GWS.

The Most Important Kick in Football: The Kick Inside 50

Almanac welcomes David Fordyce, a Canberra based Geelong supporter. David provides interesting analysis on Geelong’s poor entries inside 50. [Welcome – Ed]

Round 14 – Richmond v Brisbane: Through the Looking Glass

With a 38-point lead to the Tigers at half time the game seemed to be in control, writes Greg Sheehan, so the social side of the day took over.

Round 14 – Richmond v Brisbane: 20 years ago today…

Walking in to the MCG for Richmond’s game against Brisbane, Noel reflects on how things have changed

Women’s Footy – VFL: Jess Dal-Pos

Jess Dal-Pos lets us in on what it takes to make a supergroup like the Darebin Falcons.

Women’s AFL: She Begins

On Wednesday, the AFL officially granted eight clubs licenses to the inaugural 2017 Women’s AFL competition. One journey ends and another begins today.

Round 12 – Brisbane v Fremantle: Winner, winner…

With Brisbane staring at a big loss to Fremantle, Jamie Simmons finds the positives and comes out a winner.