AFL Round 15 – Pre-Wrap: Entering the home straight round

The Wrap is pondering significant questions, significant absences and smoke signals as he lights the way in a challenging round for punters.

AFL Round 14 – Review: Booing – why?

The Pharmacology College Cup, Magpies v Magpies and Sheedy goes basic: Paul Thomson suggests that the AFL face reality as he wraps up the week in football.

AFL Round 3 – Fremantle v Essendon: One night, two games.

Les Everett takes a surprisingly dispassionate look at his Dockers performance in what turned into a thriller at Subiaco.

AFL Round 1 – Fremantle v Geelong: In hostile territory

Evie Tozer looks back to the start of the season when for the first time ever she saw Geelong play outside of Victoria.

The season of a Saints tragic (so far): Rounds 4 and 5

Ross Who? You’d have to live on Mars not to have read any papers, listened to any radio stations or watched any football TV over the last week before the Fremantle-St Kilda game.  What extraordinary hype, what a build up to what was essentially Round 4 football in the 2012 season.  It was all hot [Read more]

The Return of The Ross

  The Return of The Ross David Downer   Weird shit happens at St Kilda v Fremantle games.   Two encounters have even been tagged with monikers more suited to lunchtime tele-movies, or perhaps Kevin Costner latter career stinkers.   The low budget 2006 Tasmanian thriller, Sirengate. And its prelude, the previous year’s cross-Nullabor production, [Read more]

The Geelong Way

Scarlo’s gone for three. No surprises there! My niece, a friend and I all had a clear view of his brain fade induced left hook to the jaw of a Fremantle player and shook our collective heads. What was he thinking? Instantly my mind projected to the scene of “The G” next Monday week. Geelong [Read more]