Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 17 Preview

Cam Hooke is back with another hopeful preview of Collingwood’s Round 17 match against the Suns. With finals on the line, Cam predicts a big change to the Pies’ line-up.

Round 16 – Brisbane v Gold Coast: The First September Q-Clash (shame about the pandemic asterix)

Shane Reid is happy that his Brisbane Lions finally nailed the first quarter of a game to set them on their way against the Suns.

Round 12 – North Melbourne v Brisbane: A shinboner by any other name is still noble in defeat

North Melbourne may not be the same as the shinboners of old, but their fighting spirit yesterday was enough to give Brisbane a shake. Shane Reid casts his eye over a tight game characterised by points and frustration.

Round 9 – Essendon v Brisbane: Smacking the hated enemy

Phil Hill is no fan of the Essendon Football Club, making Brisbane’s smacking of the Bombers a wonderful night to marvel at the Lions’ depth. Adding insult to Essendon’s injuries was a helpful bonus.

Round 5 – West Coast v Sydney: There’s been a long time between drinks!

Cathi Johnston was nervous about her Eagles’ poor start to 2020. A massively improved performance on Saturday against Sydney gave her reason to hope that a return to Optus Stadium could kickstart West Coast’s season.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 12 – North Melbourne v Adelaide: Bar hopping to the Kangas

On a Saturday night in 2007, Rob Clarkson ventured through Brunswick pubs while watching his Kangaroos play the Crows. Despite witnessing a dismal match for the blue and white, he enjoyed his suburban Melbourne excursion.

AFLW Round 1 – GWS v Gold Coast: I’ve Seen Fire and I’ve Seen Rain

The footy returned to Blacktown and it brought the rain with it. In spades. Giants diehard Michael Shillito wouldn’t have missed it for quids.

Round 11: Sal’s thoughts and predictions

Sal Ciardulli can see an upset looming as he casts his eye over Round 11.

Jack Cavanagh – The Gentleman of Gold Coast Football

With the recent passing of Jack Cavanagh, footy in Queensland has lost a legendary figure. Murray Bird shares part of his story, including a famous grand final.

AFL Round 1 – Gold Coast v North Melbourne: Wet Season

What were they thinking when they scheduled a game in Cairns during the wet season?

The Dickensian festive season footy fan (Part 1): The ghost of footy past

Jarrod Landells has emerged as a supporter of a number of teams as he explains in this thoroughly engaging piece of memory and contemplation which draws on a little Dickens too.

Round 3 – Gold Coast v Hawthorn: Setting the sun on the Hawks’ horizon

Sean Mortell watched Gary Ablett Jnr answer his critics and help Gold Coast Suns put Hawthorn to the sword.

Round 4 – Carlton v Gold Coast: As interested in the third game as Gary is about one

A fallen mascot and a Suns victory marked the end of the Easter triple-header for Mick Jeffrey.

Round 2 – Hits and Misses

After a big weekend of footy, Tom Riordan reviews Round 2 and what the results mean for the teams.

Round 15 – Gold Coast v St. Kilda: Perhaps this winning thing was easier than we thought

A marathon weekend on the Gold Coast for Mick Jeffrey is not what you would expect

Round 8 – GWS v Gold Coast: One Big Bad Giants Kaboom!

Chris Dubrow wends his way down from the Blue Mountains to watch the development of his Giants continue. “Giants are going OK.”

Round 3 – Gold Coast v Carlton: Live from the surface of the sun

Did you know that it is quite warm on the Gold Coast? Did you know that the “little master” is frustratingly brilliant? Or that Tom Lynch and Jacob Weitering can play a bit? The Philby reveals all.

Round 2 – Fremantle v Gold Coast: A hazy future ahead

Sean Mortel explains how the fortunes of the Gold Coast Suns and Fremantle have intermingled and swapped in an unexpected fashion.

Who’s versing? Gold Coast

A quick verse on Gold Coast by Alex Darling

Round 23- Sydney v Gold Coast: Unshackled Melancholy & Frivolity

An unshackled Mathilde de Hauteclocque is in the familiar surrounds of the O’Reilly Stand for the final round of 2015. Farewells & uncertainty. Sans Cygnet.