Almanac Footy: Doggies book a prelim date with Port as Yeppoon Swans register a seventh straight flag

Nick Kossatch updates readers on the fortunes of the Yeppoon Swans and BITS Saints, and he reviews the Bulldogs point win over the Lions in their Semi Final match.

Round 18 – St Kilda v Port Adelaide: A day of barracking for and against the Saints

Nick Kossatch had his heart in two places; against the Saints in Melbourne playing his team the Power, and for the BITS Saints in Rockhampton. The results caused mixed feelings as he explains in his match report of the games.

Almanac Country Footy: Yeppoon Swans crack the code

Murray Bird made the 1300km round trip from Brisbane to Rockhampton to catch up with an old football colleague and watch the AFL Capricornia grand final in September 2015. He brings to life some of the characters and history of this northern footy miracle. [We re-visit this piece after the Swans broke the consecutive games record on the weekend – Ed]


You may remember last year when I discovered at the Brothers AFC presentation night that I was recognised for playing 146 combined senior and reserve grade matches for the club. Don’t be surprised if you didn’t, I even had to go back to past archives to try to find out if the figure at the [Read more]