Almanac Footy Comment: Reconnecting without contact

When the pandemic walls started to close in and the AFL hit the decks in the attempt to salvage the season, Dips thought the whole experiment might be a fool’s errand. With time, he now confesses that the physically-distant competition has allowed him the peace and space to reconnect with his team [Marvellous – Ed.]

Little Joel – Biggest Heart

Anna Pavlou pens a wonderful tribute to one of Geelong’s favourite sons, Joel Selwood.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 5 – Geelong v North Melbourne: Strife in the Cattery

‘The bookies had Geelong warm favourites to beat the Kangaroos. Interrogation of sections of the terrace, however, may have uncovered a tendency (at once self-loathing and self-protection) for hardened Cats fans to back their opponent.’ John Harms couldn’t help but feel that his Cats were already in strife so early in the season.

Preliminary Final – Richmond v Geelong: They Say Nobody Watches the Same Game of Football

Old Dog reviews the Richmond-Geelong game that he saw, with his trademark description, analysis and respect for the players. [Kelly’s a bit stiff missing a vote – JTH]

Goodesy

Senior high school student Paddy Grindlay expresses his thoughts about Adam Goodes, the footballer and the person.

AFL Round 17: Cats comeback revitalises fans

Geelong and Hawthorn clash this weekend in Round 18. Let’s go back a decade to Round 17, 2009 in that era when the gap between these two great clubs was wafer thin and the winning margins even less. Giddy times indeed for John Harms!

Almanac Football – JLT 2019: Geelong v Essendon

Pussy cats have a lot to purr about as Geelong proved too slick and polished for Col’s Bombers in their Round 2 JLT match at Kardinia Park on Thursday night.

Round 21 – Preview: I see Red, I see Red, I see Red

Sal adds his thoughts about the issue of punching opponents and the rules associated with the act in our game, and he also previews the upcoming round of football.

Round 20 – Richmond v Geelong: The Benchmark v The Tom Toms

The Benchmark v The Tom Toms!

Round 20 – Sal’s Preview: Time for a Knees Up

It is getting close to finals, the Tigers look to lock-in  a Grand Final berth, and there is much to play out to find their challenger. Sal looks at how this week’s fixtures will pan out.

Round 15 – Fremantle v Brisbane: Going West and Seeing the Light

After a win over Freo, Brin assesses the future of the Lions and weighs in on the loss of Harris Andrews.

Almanac Teams – Most Disliked

Controversy corner here from Phil Dimitriadis; in a deviation from his recent numerical-based sides here is a team of disliked (to some) players.

Round 2 – Geelong v Hawthorn: Bliss at the G

Are Peter Cahill’s Hawks back in town? He reckons they are. As the siren sounded, and jumping out of his seat, his roar of approval was truly orgasmic!

Rounds 1 and 2 – Fearless: I’m back!

Fearless is back! Read his wrap up of Rounds 1 and 2 right here!

Round 1 – Melbourne v Geelong: Two Musketeers is Two Too Many

Piffy painfully recalls in the final moments of the Round 1 Melbourne v Geelong clash that there are no sure things in footy, especially when you are a Dees supporter.

Geelong’s Night of Nights: Patrick Dangerfield Wins 2017 ‘Carji’ Greeves Medal

Patrick Dangerfield took ‘Carji’ home last night. Anna Pavlou was on the spot.

Silly Season: Why Geelong shouldn’t trade for Gary Ablett

Paddy Grindlay puts the case forward as to why Geelong shouldn’t pursue favourite son Gary Ablett Jr. Is he the player Geelong need to win their next flag?

Finals Week 3 – Adelaide v Geelong: Crows had many, Cats had few

Adelaide have overcome adversity in recent years and now enter the Grand Final full of confidence after finishing the season as minor premiers.

Finals Week 1 – Geelong v Richmond: Tiger dreaming

Richmond fans enjoyed every second of their dominant performance against Geelong on Friday night. Now a Grand Final dream awaits.

Round 20: Geelong v Sydney – Blame it on the Bogey

Sydney’s brilliant run towards to the finals continued with a quality performance against the Cats at Kardinia Park.