Martin Flanagan’s speech to the Grassroots Sports Club in Hobart, Spring 2019.

Martin Flanagan is one the country’s leading writers on Australian football. This is a timely speech about footy in Tassie which Martin gave in Hobart last weekend for the Grassroots Sports Club to raise money to buy sports equipment for disadvantaged kids.

Moon Landing – A Football(in)g Space

Glen! takes us to the moon and back as he contemplates 50 years since the first Moon landing. For old times’ sake, he also reminds us of what was happening in the VFL that week. (Ah, memories… – Ed.!)

Almanac Footy History – On The Bench (Seat)

Would you buy a new or pre-loved vehicle from one of these blokes?

Time to ruffle some feathers!

Time for the Bombers to ruffle some Magpie feathers says Col.

Odd Friday Lunch with Des ‘Tuddy’ Tuddenham

Join us this Friday for lunch with Collingwood legend Des ‘Tuddy’ Tuddenham.

In the firing line with the ruck rovers

The role of the ruck-rover is defined by the many wonderful exemplars Carolyn Spooner refers to from teams of the’60’s through to the current day.

Era, era on the wall; 1967-1976

The late 60s and early 70s are the Golden Years of footy for many VFL fans. In Jeff Dowsing’s latest look at Grand Final eras, the years 1967 to 1976 would see a revolution in how the game was played after Barassi’s Blues and their use handball engineered possibly the greatest comeback in VFL Grand Final history. Carlton, Richmond, Hawthorn and North fans; this is your era.

AFL Round 2- Collingwood v Carlton: I could have (should have) barracked for Carlton

A chance meeting between Collingwood champ Des Tuddenham and his father set Luke Reynolds on a black and white path for life.

The game that had everything

  Collingwood’s 50 Most Sensational Games Round 11 1972 Collingwood   3.4.22   5.5.35   15.8.98   23.10.148 Essendon        2.2.14   7.9.51   8.12.60     13.15.93 VENUE: Victoria Park DATE: Saturday 12 June CROWD: 42,200 UMPIRE: Coates COLLINGWOOD B         Britt              Clifton                  Dunne HB     Salmon         Potter       O’Callaghan C         Oborne          Price              Atkinson HF      McOrist         Gott               Greening F          Jenkin        McKenna    Wearmouth FOLL  Thompson, M [Read more]