Almanac Teams: The Wright stuff or an Ace up the sleeve? Best of 47 (1980- )

Rodney Boyd has his toughest task yet to select a best-of side for Number 47. A real team of underdogs compared to some of the others packed with superstars…but yet it’s not all doom and gloom.

The ultimate injured testicle listicle

What is a testicle listicle? ‘Listicles are often derided — quite fairly — as cheap, lazy content,’ writes Gigs. ‘But as someone who is cheap and lazy, and who loves lists and writing articles, I find the idea of creating one kind of attractive. For me, though, it has to be a listicle with a twist.’ Read on with caution – only Gigs could come up with this one which includes suffering sportsmen like Scott Thompson and Bumble!

Bob Murphy’s fine speech on becoming an AFL Life Member

Check out this speech made by Bob Murphy at the function to recognise 2016 AFL Life Members last year. [A beauty – Ed].

Round 19 – GWS v Fremantle: Many questions, a couple of answers

Mark O’Sullivan was left with many questions about the Giants after their win over Fremantle on the weekend. However, a win does ease off most of the pressure for another week.

A Cats Eyed View of Subi

Cat’s supporter Denis reminisces about the Subiaco Oval as he says goodbye to it as an AFL venue.

Round 21-Essendon v Gold Coast Suns : Relief for Bomber fans.

Call it karma, or call it whatever you like, but the good vibes were coming Col’s way when he heard the news regarding Zach and Jake for Sunday’s game against the Gold Coast Suns.

Geelong has-beens

Glen D suggests a team based on departed Geelong players

“I have a dream…” – of the players parade at the AFL Grand Final

Stephen Alomes had a Grand Final week dream. Imagine if Goodesy was in the retiring players motorcade…

Round 23 – Geelong v Adelaide: The game goes on

Cats supporter Susie went to watch her favourite player Mathew Stokes and two Geelong greats Stevie J and James Kelly play for Geelong for the last time down at Kardinia Park.

Round 22 – Geelong v Collingwood: A night of insults as the season and era end with a whimper – is Chris Scott a better politician or coach?

The era is dead! Long live the era! What of this Geelong we see before us?

Round 1 – Hawthorn v Geelong: Rust?

The sense of awe and wonder have not abandoned R. Kane. In fact, he clasps them to his Hawthorn bosom, like children. [The bastard – JTH]

The Bump is alive

The bump hasn’t hit the wall and it isn’t dead. Round seven was filled with bumps that left players injured. The hysteria is astounding, because James Kelly deserved to get suspended.

AFL Round 6 – Richmond v Geelong: Get Kelly in the middle

David Treloar had a sense of trepidation entering this match against the Tigers. Old habits die hard. (Warning: David’s roll call of former Geelong greats could leave Cats fans a little misty eyed.)

John Smith

by Ed Harcourt John Smith plays for Geelong. His disposal this season has been first class, his versatily around the grounds is respected by his peers, and his use of the ball in and around the packs is unusually very classy to watch. Over the past few seasons I’ve been a fan of his game, [Read more]