Almanac Footy: Eight things I like about Freo

Citrus Bob Utber casts his maritime eye over the Freo Dockers.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 7 – Fremantle v Hawthorn: An emotional rollercoaster

Les Everett rode an emotional rollercoaster as the Dockers took on the Hawks at Subiaco Oval on Mother’s Day. He felt the power of two.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – Fremantle v Port Adelaide

From the Footy Almanac 2007, WA correspondent Les Everett, reported on the match between Fremantle and Port Adelaide. A 10 goal third quarter by the Power set up their victory.

Round 22 — Fremantle v Essendon: Optus Stadium magic

Though not without some anxious moments, the Bombers came through for Caspar McLeod against the Dockers to solidify their quest for a finals berth.

Cracking weekend of footy and sport coming up

Almanackers, we’re in for some cracking games of footy, and all things sport this weekend!

AFLW Round 5 – Fremantle v GWS Giants: GrrrUmpy

Despite having a lot of favourite players on the park in GWS colours, Danae Gibson’s purple heart was still shattered as she saw the Dockers go down to the Giants in a tight tussle on Saturday.

AFLW Round 4 – Brisbane Lions v Fremantle: Photo Gallery by Ingrid Baade

Photographer Ingrid Baade was at Saturday’s AFLW clash between the Brisbane Lions and Fremantle and has taken these fantastic images.

AFLW Round 3 – Melbourne v Fremantle: Demons’ defeat leaves competition wide open

‘I’ve tried hard to ignore the comments made in the media about the state of the game. It’s really difficult to shut everything out though; I’m just lucky that there is a chorus of people who will tweet, comment, write and speak out in support of the competition.’
Cat Jones hopes the critics of AFLW were watching Sunday’s exciting clash between Fremantle and Melbourne.

AFLW Round 3 – Fremantle v Melbourne: Year of the (under)Dog?

Danae Gibson was full of nerves watching her Dockers on Sunday but when Freo came out on top of the AFLW Premiership favourite Demons – it might infact be the Year of the (under)Dog.

AFLW Round 3 – Fremantle v Melbourne: Dockers stun Dees

Alyce Collett laments her Demon’s first loss of the season to a rejuvenated Fremantle outfit who have now won two in a row.

GWS on same track as early Power?

Jake Rachwalski looks at the performances of the expansion teams in their efforts to win, or hopefully win an AFL Premiership. Whilst premierships are never a guarantee, Jake believes it’s a safe bet to say the Giants may follow Port Adelaide and take home a flag sometime over the next three seasons.

A Cats Eyed View of Subi

Cat’s supporter Denis reminisces about the Subiaco Oval as he says goodbye to it as an AFL venue.

Happy Queenslanders this weekend!

Jan Courtin is a very happy lady as teams from the Sunshine State have successful results over the weekend. And now for Origin II.

No Change

Aidan, our regular Young Almanacker reporter, shares his interesting concepts for selecting Premiership contenders.

Round 5 – Port Adelaide v Carlton: Well Used

Young Almanacker Aidan gives a thoughtful analysis of Port’s win over the Blues.

The 2017 Matt Millen Cup – Round Three

In his weekly wrap, Earl reminds us that Hawthorn is dead last, amongst other happenings. Dead last!

Archie Goes the Early Crow and Calls the AFL Finals Series in April – Surely He Can’t Get So Badly Wrong As He Did in Season `16!

Archie has bitten the proverbial bullet and with the risk of being shot down by his fellow Almanackers, has predicted his AFL 2017 Premiership and Brownlow medal winners after only two rounds. [NB The link is now working properly – sorry for the break in transmission. Ed]

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.

Girls (and Boys) of Summer

Paddy Grindlay previews this year’s summer of football, with AFL Women’s taking centre stage. [Yes, summer of footy – Ed]

Grand Final Preview: Sal’s predictions, and thoughts about other sports as well.

For all thoughts in football, cricket, rugby, and horseracing, Sal has all the tips for you.