Evading Father Time: Kade Simpson and Jimmy Anderson

Shane Thomas reflects on the sense of comfort in this trying time, borne of watching two sporting greats who continue to duck and weave around the grips of Father Time: Jimmy Anderson and Kade Simpson.

All that’s wrong with footy: the curse of the win/loss

Yvette Hollings expresses her heartfelt feelings about the sacking of Brendon Bolton in her articulate, thought provoking article.

Round 10 – St Kilda v Carlton: Unexpected socialising, changes and footy fool

Cooking, karaoke, and footy are all part of Yoshi’s day. And his Saints went marching in!

Round 22 – Carlton v Western Bulldogs: Bulldogs (eventually) vanquish the Blues

After another disappointing Carlton performance, Peter Fuller is trying to be optimistic for the future as Season 2018 comes to a close for his Blues this weekend.

Round 8 – Carlton v Essendon: Drought Breaker

‘The palpable mix of joy and relief on the faces of the Blues’ players in the moments after the final siren, reassured Carlton fans that the players do care.’ Peter Fuller’s Blues are finally on the board for 2018.

Round 5 – Carlton v West Coast Eagles: Playing the opposition into form

A depleted Carlton side gave the West Coast Eagles a run for their money on Saturday at the MCG but the Eagles still proved too powerful to allow Carlton to get it’s first win of 2018. Peter Fuller reports.

Round 3 – Carlton v Collingwood: Is there a better feeling than giving Carlton a belting?

Gordon Beet was facing the prospect of his Pies being winless after Round 3, but thanks to some talent coming through Collingwood’s youth, they now have one on the board for 2018.

Round 2 – Carlton v Gold Coast: Fumbling in the Sun

The journey into Etihad Stadium on Saturday gave John Butler plenty of time to ponder what his Blues would bring after an honourable loss in Round 1. Despite adding another defeat to the board for 2018, he’s still optimistic for Carlton’s future.

Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: 37 minutes < burnt mocha

Paddy Grindlay takes you inside the inner sanctum of the Richmond members bay of M15 at the MCG on Thursday night as the reigning premiers defeated Carlton in the opening game of Season 2018.

Round 1 – Richmond v Carlton: Setting 2017 free

Gill wasn’t ready to let go of the off-season and basking in the glow of her Tigers’ Premiership glory. But as they raised the flag in front of 90,000+ at the MCG last night, she knew her boys were ready to do it all again.

AFLW Round 7 – Fremantle v Carlton: Plenty to Play For

The Round 7 Fremantle v Carlton match may not have had the capacity to shape the Grand Final as the other three games did last week, but these two sides had plenty to play for as Peter Fuller reports.

AFLW Round 7 – Fremantle v Carlton: Unplug the DJ

Les Everett was forced away from Fremantle Oval on Saturday. By the artificial noise. “Something needs to change. We must snatch our game back from those who don’t have faith in it. Those who think the game is not entertaining enough.”

AFLW 2018 Spoon Gongs: And the award goes to…

Dave Henricus gives his spoon gongs to the moments of AFLW2 that truly deserve them, most involving his Blue Bagger’s disappointing season but also some travelling highlights.

AFLW Round 6 – Carlton v Melbourne: Post Game with Paxy

Kasey Symons caught up with Melbourne mid-fielder Karen Paxman in the rooms after her Dees defeated the Blues on Sunday afternoon.

AFLW Round 6 – Carlton v Melbourne: Dominant Dees Keep Season on Track

Alyce Collett was happy to see her Dees dominate against the Blues on Saturday to secure second place on the AFLW ladder going into the final round, but the injury to marquee player Mel Hickey put a damper on the win as we now wait for scans on her knee.

AFLW Round 5 – Adelaide v Carlton: “Almost, but not quite”

Lucy Watkin had to wait to watch the replay of her Blues taking on the Crows after a weekend celebrating the Mardi Gras in Sydney. But unfortunately for Carlton, it was not quite the joyous celebration in Norwood.

AFLW Round 5 – Adelaide v Carlton: In Wine, There is Truth

From wine tasting through Barossa and McLaren Vale to watching the AFLW clash between the Crows and the Blues at Norwood, David Henricus contemplates the best from the world of wine and best from the world of women’s footy.

AFLW Round 4 – Western Bulldogs v Carlton: Blues get run over by the future. Someone call an ambulance

The ghosts of football past were still present at the Western Oval last Friday night for the Blues who went down to the Dogs, and for John Butler who was there in ’91 for another Carlton catastrophe.

AFLW Round 4 – Western Bulldogs v Carlton: Being ‘Glass Half Full’ for the Blues

Big injuries and key outs kept Carlton out of the game Friday night but didn’t seem to affect an equally, if not more so, injured Bulldogs unit with Lochland and Toogood essentially just too good. Peter Fuller was there to take it all in.

AFLW Round 4 – Western Bulldogs v Carlton: May I introduce to you, Brooke Lochland

Bobby was at Whitten Oval Friday night to celebrate the first ever AFLW Pride Game and cheer on all of Brooke Lochland’s record breaking 7 goals – well most of them when she wasn’t in line waiting for a beer!