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 better way to raise the curtain on young talent

  The AFL’s recent merchandising masterstroke – footy cards of kids, for kids, was delivered a pretty swift kicking by the media last weekend. Besides psychological concerns around the pressure on the 78 youngsters featured, and that few will actually ‘make it’ in any case, one does struggle to grasp the business case for a [Read more]