The Commoners Guide To AFL Commentary

Matt Quartermaine unravels some footy commentator lingo for us. Do you have any of your own?

Fox Footy Banter … blah blah!

Insight or trivial banter. Commentary of Fox Footy could do with a bit of a lift and Dermie, you’re in the spotlight.

AFL Round 12 – Melbourne v Collingwood: Hunting Woozles

There is something about the deification of Paul Roos by the commentariat that reminds David Wilson of Winnie the Pooh’s gloriously muddled thinking.

Standin’ on the Outside lookin’ in

  It’s been a big few weeks for your correspondent. I am sure many have you have been scouring the back pages for news of last Sunday junior pennant result. As predicted in my last missive, the result was 4-2, but not to the kids for Belco who succumbed to Goulburn in an epic. The [Read more]

The Commentary Box

As we hit mid-February, clearly our attentions now turn to the winter game. As Perth hits 37 degrees, 774 breaks into broadcasts with bushfire reports, and a meaningless triangular cricket tournament with one completely disenchanted and apathetic team continues, the papers are full of AFL pre-season conjecture. Also about this time of the year, the [Read more]

Harms on footy commentators

John Harms measures the current crop of footy commentators according to the Sid Waddell scale. Check out his article from the Age, and return to leave your comment. Footy talk: too good to be scripted www.theage.com.au