Almanac Teams: The Horse and the Frog, Best of 35 (1980- )

We’re halfway to Number 70 (will we get that far? Who knows!) in Rodney Boyd’s best of sides since 1980. Today’s team is all about a sextet of absolute stars in any era, with a few handy cameos thrown in.

Round 8 – West Coast v Western Bulldogs: The Big R

The home side fought off a fast-finishing Doggies outfit on Friday night in Perth. It was a night of Rs writes Les Currie.

Round 1 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Dog Day Afternoon, Night & Week

Some promising signs against the classy reigning premiers, but in the end, it turned out to be a Dog Day Afternoon, Night and Week for the Pies according to Ramon.

Peter Argent’s book: “Snaps of the 2016 season”

Capturing images across the length and breadth of South Australian football at numerous levels, Peter Argent has produced an e-book of over 500 of his finest football images in 2016.

Finals Week 2 – Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs: Hallelujah

Hallelujah! The Bont, The Package, and all the Doggies are heading for that “major lift” after their great win over the Hawks according to Neil Anderson.

Finals Week 1 – West Coast v Western Bulldogs: “This story is our story”

In this fantastic piece, Kerrie Soraghan reflects on one of the great Bulldogs wins of the last half a century. Superb observations. Brilliant insight. Heartfelt. Whatever your allegiance this piece will lift your spirits.

Round 22 – Essendon v Western Bulldogs: Thank You Mr. Cooney

Well done Coons! Alex fondly farewells a well-loved champion.

Round 20 – Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne: The Game That Divides Two Friends MK II: Enter The Bont

Alex gets his revenge as his Dogs defeat friend Ellen’s Roos.

Round 15 – Sydney Swans v Western Bulldogs: 14 Months On

Alex Docherty gets excited about the “no longer basket cases” Western Bulldogs after their thrilling win against the Swans.

Round 5 – Western Bulldogs v Brisbane: The calm before the storm

How does Alex prepare for a big game of local footy? Watch the Bulldogs roll the Lions of course!