Almanac Teams: Seventh Heaven (1980- )

We forge ahead with Rodney Boyd’s series of teams; this week’s side has the best Number 7s to don the jumper since 1980(ish) and a first time selection of two players from the same team.

SANFL – West Adelaide FC: Great players and the mid-season draft effects

West Adelaide FC Life Member and Past President Lee Harradine reminisces upon some of the great players who have played for the Bloods and gone on to play AFL football. He also comments upon the effects of the mid-season draft for his club.

Almanac Teams: A Team of Garys

What has happened to all the Garys? Phil Dimitriadis remembers some of the finest.

VFL Round 20 – Williamstown v Port Melbourne: What’s the weather doing? 

Jack Banister gives us a peek at both weather and match in this starkly visual piece.

AFL 1997 – Twenty Years On: Introduction and The Coaches

Can 1997 really be two decades ago? Apparently so, as Swish introduces this pictorial series covering the coaches and players from the 1997 AFL season.

The Sweetest Plum – The tale of G Ayres, Dipper and the end of season trip (plus note on upcoming live show Dec 13 at Bella Union)

Declan Fey and Nick Maxwell have a regular podcast that is well worht a listen… The Sweetest Plum. In this excerpt the boys discuss the tale (urban legend?) of a discussion between Gary Ayres and Dipper on the merits of Gary bringing his wife on an end of season trip. For those of you in Melbourne the Sweetest Plum have a live show on Sun 13th at the Bella Union – come along!

Finals week 3 – The Wrap: “A Heapin’ helpin’ of that [West Australian] hospitality…”

A comprehensive look at the weekend’s preliminary finals from The Wrap, as only The Wrap can produce.

The lack of greats to wear the #7

Dennis Gedling and his mate discussed on Saturday night about the number 7 jumper and the lack of stars to wear that particular number.

Do We Go For Three?

ILuvHawkThugs shares with us the simple reasoning behind the choice of Lewis for his son’s name “…Omen disguised as superstition, parading as luck, in an act of folly.”