AFL Round 22 – Brisbane v Western Bulldogs: A strange beast

Footy really is a strange beast at times, writes Scott Frame.

AFL Round 15 – Brisbane v Gold Coast: Winning with two eyes

Beth Newman is particularly vocal when it comes to watching Brisbane, so she knew her first chance to sit in a press box at the Gabba would be a challenge (to say the least).

Round 15 AFL Preview

Andy Tuano ‘s tips and Preview going into Round 15.

AFL Round 13 – Brisbane v Geelong: Turning point

The footy ricocheting off the umpire and resulting in a goal seemed like a turning point in the game to Tim Alexander. Improbably and unrealistic, but a turning point none the less. Good call that.

AFL Round 10 – Brisbane vs Collingwood: A decade is a long time in footy

It’s been a long time between Friday night games at the Gabba and Beth Newman was desperate for a win over the Pies. However, not even the mystical three-peat jumper could save her Lions.

Round 8: Essendon vs. Brisbane – Mayday! We’re going down!

See the Bombers fly up! Hang on, looks like they could crash – again!

AFL Round 4: Winners and Losers

Round 4 truly belonged to two players – Joel Selwood and Travis Cloke.

A Haiku in 18 parts

Something for all supporters in Jeff Dowsing’s haiku debut.

AFL Round 2 – Brisbane vs Adelaide: There’s only one P Dangerfield

Some players follow the script, Dangerfield is one who writes it, says Ben Footner.

Conditions steamy but Pies stone cold

One sentence can sum up Collingwood’s games against Brisbane: First half scrappy but competitive, second half crappy and uncompetitive.

The 2012-13 Lennie Pascoe Plate

A sporting event can be a microcosm of life sometimes. It can show the best of the times. It can show the worst of the times. The 2012-13 Lennie Pascoe Plate was no different. And that was before even a ball had been bowled on a hot and humid Brisbane afternoon.

Tom Scully fourth best for the Giants all year…(and other tales from club best and fairest awards)

Crowley winning Fremantle’s B&F shows how things have changed at Dockerland, says Sean Curtain, and were the low placings of Tippett and Travis Boak solely about their form? He runs the ruler over the club B&F awards.

AFL Round 23 – Brisbane v Dogs: 5km into town, 10 goals out of touch

The last hurrah for season 2012 for the Western Bulldogs was much like most weekends before hand, started with a little promise and hope in the air and finished with nothing but despondency, anger, even thoughts of surrender. But last Sunday was not like most match days for this weary traveller and footy tragic. Sure [Read more]

AFL Round 23 – Geelong v Sydney: In a strange land. Queens-land.

STATIC. Occasionally interrupted by foreign language radio and golden oldies. Finding an AFL clash on the radio in Brisbane is an acquired skill.

Hey Gringo! Tales of a Dees supporter in Brisbane

It can be lonely being a Melbourne supporter. We’re not the club with the biggest membership nor do we regularly appear in the footy primetime. But as I entered the public bar of Queensland’s most famous pub, The Breakfast Creek, just before kick-off of a Super Rugby finals match involving the Reds, well, it doesn’t [Read more]

Damian Bourke: Standing Tall

  by Sasha Lennon At six foot five inches tall, Damian Bourke looks every bit as lean as the Geelong Football Club captain who retired from the game almost 20 years ago.  Making coffee in his suburban Brisbane kitchen, he recalls with fondness his days at Geelong and later at the Brisbane Bears/Lions where he [Read more]