FEARLESS 2020 Round 2: …some 12 weeks later, we’re back! Rusty, but anything’s better than nothing

FEARLESS is back with his take on the AFL’s Round 2 after taking time out to voice his thoughts on Jeff Kennett’s economic rationalist theory of club survival in the 21st Century.

Round 2 – Geelong v Hawthorn: Jeff Kennett seems to establish second curse

Yoshi reports from Japan of Geelong’s excellent Round 2 win over Hawthorn at GMHBA Stadium. He gave his votes to an ex-Saint!

Crossing the line

Paul Spinks takes up the challenge of discussing respectfully and responsibly the issues involved (real, perceived and alleged) in the crowd control controversy. He gives us a range of various perspectives to ponder.

Round 14 – Sydney v Hawthorn: One of the pleasures of life, beating Hawthorn!

Boy, is Jan Courtin over the moon! Her beloved Swans have had a great win over the Hawks, and Jan loves to beat the Hawks. Read her report of Sydney’s win over Hawthorn in their Round 14 match at the SCG.

Round 22: Footy previews from Sal, plus some race tips.

All the tips and previews from Sal for this weekend of footy and racing.

Round 17 preview: It’s not going home! Sal’s picks and musings

The World Cup has destroyed sleep patterns but we are nearly there, although England aren’t – Sal got a bit sick of the “It’s Coming Home”.  They played well but not being able to score in open play was a flaw, being dependent on set pieces is not a complete enough game.  Now for our footy it is on to this week.

We Were Nearly There

Anne Cahill Lambert goes whack at Hawthorn’s handling of the CEOship of Tracey Gaudry

Archie Goes the Early Crow and Calls the AFL Finals Series in April – Surely He Can’t Get So Badly Wrong As He Did in Season `16!

Archie has bitten the proverbial bullet and with the risk of being shot down by his fellow Almanackers, has predicted his AFL 2017 Premiership and Brownlow medal winners after only two rounds. [NB The link is now working properly – sorry for the break in transmission. Ed]

AFL Finals Week 3 – Hawthorn v Geelong: One last blow?

John Harms takes us through the celebrated preliminary final.

AFL Round 11: Wet weather footy

We come to an interesting proposition: Have sides that call Etihad Stadium their home ground forgotten how to play in the wet.

Crio’s Question: Relevance Deprivation Syndrome

Shane Warne; Jeff Kennett; who else might be diagnosed with Relevance Deprivation Syndrome?