The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 12 – Western Bulldogs v Fremantle: Outlasting the Dockers up north

Fremantle were in trouble halfway through the 2007 season after another loss, this time to the Bulldogs. Christopher Riordan covered the high-scoring game up in Darwin.

Saint Rick Abdicates by KB Hill

KB Hill takes a slight diversion from the O&M this week (only slight, Wang does get a mention) to look at son of a gun and Territory footy champ, Rick Nolan

Almanac Cricket: Jake Reed – “Training with a purpose”

Jake Reed’s cricketing journey is one of dedication and perseverance – Gil Roseby takes us into what makes Jake tick

AFLW Round 6 – Adelaide v Melbourne: Home away from home

Ben Footner watches the Crows at their second home from the comfort of his own. Ramco’s clearly the place to be

AFLW Round 6 – Adelaide v Melbourne: Oysters, Thunder and Heartburn

Anne Cahill Lambert reflects on a near-miss for the Crows, mistimed oysters and the prowess of Daisy Pearce on a sweltering night in Darwin.

Cyclone Tracy Exhibition in Darwin

News of a photographic exhibition has reached us thanks to one of our Darwin correspondents, Joc Ledwidge.

AFL Finals Week 1: My BIG Weekend of Finals Football

Despite a disappointing end for his Tigers, the first week of the finals had it all – big hits, close games, upset wins, screamers … everything. Jackson Clark made the trip from the Territory and took in all four games.

AFL Round 17 – Melbourne v Brisbane: Oh, to be in Darwin

A strain of Cat flu has left Edwin Cowlishaw unable to make the trip north to see his Demons but a spirited team performance and another ripping game by Jack Fitzpatrick left him feeling a little better.

AFL Round 17 – Melbourne v Brisbane Lions: Brisbane Mid Strength v Melbourne Light

Going to the Footy in Melbourne involves certain rituals: putting on beanies, jumpers and scarves. It’s different in Darwin where the crowd wears thongs and t-shirts. You can tell the locals from the Mexicans quite easily. The locals have brown arms and the Mexicans are white.

Home: it’s where the Bulldogs are playing

Kerrie Soraghan misses the smell of wet duffel coats and donut vans at Whitten Oval but the win against Port in Darwin was as sweet as any win she watched there.

AFL Round 10 – Western Bulldogs v Port Adelaide: The heat is on

Tavis Perry finds himself on the spot in Darwin watching his Bulldogs battle the heat (and low expectations). He’s forced to reassess his view of the coach.

AFL Round 8 – Collingwood v Geelong: Thinking differently as the penguins huddle

View Melbourne and the Pies-Cats clash through the eyes of those from Darwin. As their host says, they think that little bit differently in the Top End.

Tiwi Bombers try to disrupt natural NTFL order

The Tiwi Bombers and league powerhouse St Mary’s face off in the NTFL Grand Final in Darwin on Saturday. Tavis Perry runs the ruler over both teams .

Crio’s racing

Mick Stumbles has a great Aussie name and is an NT icon. After coming to Darwin originally to train greyhounds, Stumbles found himself at the microphone at Fannie Bay and has been an integral part of the Racing Club and its Carnival since 1971. He announced recently that he will hang up the binoculars after [Read more]

Power defeat disappointing Dees

Port Adelaide has ended its five-game losing streak after defeating Melbourne by 28 points last Saturday night at TIO Stadium. In a match that failed to reach any great heights, it was the Power that reigned supreme winning 12.12 (84) to 8.8 (56) in front of nearly 7000 in attendance. Many players from both sides [Read more]

Preview of the NT Thunder side for the upcoming NEAFL season

BY – JACKSON CLARK The Northern Territory Football League season is done and dusted but the NT Thunder side is back in action with its first game of the season on the weekend. Thunder faces Morningside at TIO Stadium on Saturday in round one of the NEAFL season to kick of its premiership defence. It [Read more]

AFL Footy Darwin style: unhyped, uncomplicated, and unlikely to push the crocs off the front page

Visiting Darwin is like returning to 1985. This view isn’t shaped by the locals’ preference for iced coffees over flat whites; nor their steaks served with a thick ridge of fat; nor the lack of pretentious fashion chosen by those having a beer in Mitchell St on any given night. It was because of the [Read more]