The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Collingwood v Essendon: A magical day of black and white spells

A 2007 Collingwood-Essendon clash coincided with the release of the final Harry Potter book. Matt O’Connor had a hard time handling both priorities, but he managed to get to the ‘G to watch some magic unfold.

Round 11 – North Melbourne v Richmond: Seventy points, three stretchers and plenty of questions

After a dismal Tiger performance in Hobart, Paddy Grindlay can see it coming. You know what it is.

Hertfordshire: Harry Potter and the Cheeky Half Pint

If you’ve ever wondered where the name St Albans came from – indeed if there even IS a Saint Albans, Mickey Randall is here to help. Now with extra Harry Potter, and recollections of youthful exuberance in Ol’ Blighty.

AFL Round 10 – Port Adelaide v Hawthorn: Chaddy Wingard and the Deathly Handballs

With his 6 year old son watching Harry Potter on the big TV, Dave Brown retreats to the bedroom to watch the Power continue their great form at a packed Adelaide Oval. While Harry could well be a Power fan, Chad Wingard is a wizard in his own right.