Round 22- St Kilda v Hawthorn: Missed by THAT much

Yvette Wroby thought the door was shut on any good Saints performances in 2018. This game had her believing again. C’mon 2019.

Round 6 – Hawthorn v St Kilda: Sympathy and Time Out

Yvette Wroby is on holiday in mild, sunny Sorrento. Her Saints, not so much, though St Kilda’s skills were last seen touring Europe. Yvette hopes to see them next week at Etihad.

AFLM Round 6 – Hawthorn v St Kilda: Traveling Well, thanks.

Yvette Wroby juggles babysitting with her commitment to watch her Saints play. She had wins on every front, as did all those Traveling Saints (both players and supporters).

Round 3 – Hits and Misses

After a chaotic weekend of football and weather, Tom Riordan reflects on how quickly fortunes can change in a week.

AFL Preseason – North Melbourne v Hawthorn: Arden Street Cargo Cult

Mick returns to Arden Street and records his understanding of the day – as only Mick can. [Can’t wait to have Mick and Earl in the same room – JTH]

Round 23 – West Coast Eagles v St Kilda : Saints safari descends into desolation in the wild wild west but the Best and Fairest has been determined.

Far more than a match report; Jen Muirden’s travel diaries take you through the UAE and culminate at the 2015 Trevor Barker Medal presentation at Crown. Highly recommended!

Hunger or Entitlement? Why Limit Yourself to One?

Sleep is for the weak. Your man on the couch, Gregor Lewis, volunteers for the late night shift. From Hawks v Roos to Colombia v Brazil to Federer v Raonic Gregor shifts between sports, continents and time zones discussing a common thread.

10 Ways to Deal with Losing the Big One

Our Tibetan correspondent Rinpoche Jeff Dowsing provides sage consolation about impermanence to fans of tomorrow’s losing team. He also advocates wearing brown trousers and drinking yourself into a stupor. But then again he is a Collingwood man. Read on for all sorts of unexpected enlightenment.

AFL Round 8 – Hawthorn v GWS Giants: Thoughts turn to Buddy’s contract

After a tough start to the season, the Hawks enter an easy patch of games and Luke Ridgwell’s thoughts turn to the end of the year, Buddy bags and certain re-signings.

AFL Round 3 – Collingwood v Hawthorn (Haiku Bob): rain clouds and hawks

Haiku Bob on Round 3.

AFL Round 3 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: The Big Palooka

Hodge roams like John Wayne; a steady hand over the herd. Now ride for El Dorado… or Launceston.

AFL Round 3 – Collingwood v Hawthorn (Floreat Pica report): Humbled Pies left pondering as Hawks prevail

MJ finds it hard to be optimistic about the Pies after their performance against the Hawks.

A bit of sport on the weekend

I saw a bit of sport on the weekend. A bit more than usual. All of it live. Missed some as well – two games of football and a game of netball. I will usually go out of my way to miss a game of netball. Most of the games had good outcomes. But there [Read more]

crio’s Q?

Fans don’t like their side losing. It always hurts. But after the Hawks had reeled in the Cats yet still lost, I wondered… would you prefer to get beaten by “lengths” rather than by a “nose”?

Building of a Flawed Contender

PART ONE: HOW THE MYTH WAS BORN 2012 was looking like it would be a lot of fun for Hawthorn fans, as the season approached you were able to open a newspaper or watch one of the now ubiquitous football panel shows without being made aware that the Hawks were one of the favourites for [Read more]

While it’s still fresh

..and only slightly scattered in my head. The game got so intense toward the end that I’m finding it hard to recall the last quarter. Just a series of moments with a firm grip on my heart throughout! The first time since ’08 that I’ve gone to a Cats v Hawks game expecting to lose. [Read more]

I love the Hawks

I love the Hawks. I love the way that someone came up with the brown and gold, the worst colour combination in the (current) AFL (I’m talking to you Giants), and yet they have resisted the urge to stuff it up in the name of marketing. I love how they don’t mind recruiting fat, washed [Read more]