Neil Sachse, the Bulldogs, and spinal cord research

On the eve of the Project Discovery Classic #2, a ride to raise funds for the Neil Sachse Centre – Spinal Cord Research, Michael Sexton gives us some background.

We’ll always have Paris: The 2017 Western Bulldogs

These are tough times for Western Bulldogs supporters, with the team sitting at 6-6 after thirteen rounds. Neil Anderson gives us a deep insight into the mind of a lifelong Footscray/Western Bulldogs fan.

Grand Final 2016- Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Happy Days

Neil Anderson travelled from his Western District home to the Western Bulldogs’ family day at the Whitten Oval on Sunday, spending a nostalgic time wandering the streets of old Footscray while revelling in his Doggies second flag.

Finals Week 3 – GWS v Western Bulldogs: What the Western Bulldogs Mean To Me

Heading into this weeks Preliminary Final, Bulldog fan Marty Gleason reminisces on his team’s finals campaigns of the past few decades.

Almanac VFL Round 13 – Coburg v Footscray: Melbourne by foot, Part 1

Stranger in a strange land, Dave Brown’s Melbourne travelogue kicks off with an Odd Friday Lunch and a trip to the VFL

Round 6 – North Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: The Game That Divides Two Friends

Dogs fan Alex Docherty took the punt (well, the train from Highett) and went with Roo friend Ellen to a rare Friday night game for both teams.

VFL Grand Final: Footscray v Box Hill

Despite Rod Oaten’s views of the Docklands Stadium, the VFL Grand Final went right down to the wire. Interested to hear his thoughts on the best players on the day and the much anticipated return of Cyril Rioli.

What’s in a name? Plenty if you barrack for Footscray

Neil Anderson was there as Footscray won the VFL flag. It’s been a long time coming, but Footscray are again VFL Premiers in 2014.

Places in my past

After a great day spent with her Doggies, Kerrie Soraghan reflects on a club that means so much to so many. [A must read -Ed]

1951 Recruit of the year

A classic bit of football history as Neil Anderson reports on how things were done back in the day – how was EJ Whitten advised of his good fortune by the Bulldogs?

1980 A Personal Footy Almanac – Round 18, Saturday 2 August, v Footscray, VFL Park

Richmond’s hold on the coveted top spot may be suddenly looking tenuous, but I’m feeling carefree today as I ignore the steady rain and catch the early bus out to Waverley from Nunawading. Mid-year exams are over. In a week that saw the release of AC/DC’s immortal album “Back in Black”, I’m ashamed to admit [Read more]

Kicking the dog

  It’s been a long week between games, a long week on the home front.  The footy draws me out of those other places, especially when I read on the Saints website about the Saints Train.  This train was another step in St.Kilda Football Club’s attempts to reach and and give the supporters THE  LOVE. [Read more]

You’d take magic over grind

I love a deft tap on the footy field, as much as I love a good footy brain. You can’t have one without the other. Tom Hawkins, he loves the deft tap. Whenever he flicks his wrist to guide the footy to a teammate in the clear, I press rewind on the foxtel control. Look [Read more]