Round 15 – Sydney v Melbourne: Well, doesn’t that break your heart. No, mate, not my heart!

It was an unusual time for footy, but Jan Courtin quickly chose to follow her Swans as they upset the Demons. Off the back of some strange commentary, she rode the ups and downs of the young Sydney team.

AFL Round 1 – Gold Coast v North Melbourne: Wet Season

What were they thinking when they scheduled a game in Cairns during the wet season?

Round 18 – Western Bulldogs v Gold Coast: Thoughts on some fun in the sun

Mick Jeffrey has taken a novel approach to this piece, using a game of word association to add some flair to a game that lacked in that department.

Round 17 – Western Bulldogs v Gold Coast: The last hurrah in Far North Queensland?

Mick Jeffrey goes up there to Cazaly’s in Cairns but is it for the last time?

Rep Footy: North Queensland v South Queensland, Cairns Curtain Raiser

In a time where curtain-raisers are such rarities in the big league, Mick Jeffrey enjoys the clash between representative teams North and South Queensland before the much less competitive Gold Coast and Bulldogs fixture.

A-League 1,000: The Cairns Edition

Hamish Neal reflects on the folly of man-marking Mooy along with other key points of interest in the A-League this weekend

Five Reasons Footy Should Stay In Cairns

Wesley Hull gives 5 reasons on why AFL should stay in Cairns.

Round 15 – Gold Coast v Western Bulldogs: Misadventure was eventually worth it

As Bulldogs supporter Mick Jeffery’s discusses, his misadventure to Cairns ended up being worth it as the Dogs had a good comeback win against the Suns.

Another Footys4all North Queensland Road-Trip

Wesley Hull updates us on the latest work of Footys4all amidst the backdrop of one of the most scenic locations to get some kick-to-kick happening: Walsh’s Pyramid in Gordonvale, Queensland.

AFL Round 17 – Western Bulldogs v Gold Coast: No Gazza No Cry (For the Pups at least)

Mick Jeffrey ventured from home in Central Queensland to Cairns to take in his Bulldogs convincing win over a disappointing Gold Coast. Mick is 2-1 on the road this year as a good luck charm for matches outside Victoria.

AFL Round 16 – Richmond v Gold Coast: Lost in the torrid zone

The travel agents can’t fool John Green. He will always associate Cairns with the experience of watching Richmond flailing around in extreme conditions trying to win games of footy. He’ll just stay in Melbourne instead.

AFL Round 16 – Richmond v Gold Coast: Melting snow in sunny Cairns

Watching from Baw Baw, Haje Halabi does what he has to to do to stay in touch with the Tigers.

I’m mad as hell… but will probably continue to take it

By Cheryl Critchley I’m on a girls’ weekend in beautiful Maldon with three of my favourite people in the world. Great company and plenty of junk to feast on while lounging in a gorgeous old renovated Victorian home in one of Victoria’s best preserved gold rush towns. What could be better? But this special weekend [Read more]

Going troppo

By John Green It doesn’t seem right. Australian football was originally meant for “gentlemen interested in keeping the muscles in full vigour during the winter months”, as stated in an article in Bell’s Life on July 31,1858. Thomas Wills, one of the founding fathers of the game, wrote in a letter to the same publication [Read more]