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].

Brisbane Lions 2016 Review: One step forward, ten steps back

Andrew Weiss would like to forget Brisbane’s 2016 season and would rather focus on 2017, a season of hope, rather than the gloom and negativity that has surrounded the Lions this year.

Round 20 – Adelaide v Brisbane: Dear, oh dear!

Phil Hill finds Bigfooty’s comments more entertaining than the game itself.

Round 17: The 2016 Wassily Kandinsky Cup

Earl O’Neill is a stream of consciousness sort of guy and this is more your torrent of consciousness. Worth the read. There are some gems in here. [Love the notion of transcendence – you’ve nailed that – Ed]

Round 4 – Brisbane v Gold Coast: Steven May – Enjoy your holiday

A win to the Brisbane Lions is marred by a brutal bump. Andrew Weiss thinks Steven May is in for a long vacation.

The 2015 ‘Mopsy’ Fraser Cup – Round Sixteen

Earl O’Neill with his thoughts on Round 16. Includes the Dalai Lama, General William Slim and the Barassi Line. (But sadly, no Perky Girl references-Ed)

Round 13 – Fearless 2015: R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Pies and Tigers earn it this week.

As we turn our attention back to a full suite of games for round 14, Fearless sets you up with his ‘what-you-need-to-know’ from round 13

The 2015 ‘Mopsy’ Fraser Cup – Round Six

Gather ’round tipsters. The Mopsy Fraser Cup wrap-up of round six is in. “Expect the opinionistas to cut and paste everything they’ve ever writ about Confucian Mick this week…” pretty much sums up the media’s relationship with Mick Malthouse as the troubles at Royal Parade continue. Also, some great thoughts on Chris Scott and Mitch Clark.

Round 6 – Carlton v Brisbane Lions: Doom and Gloom after the Blooms

John Butler reflects on two teams struggling to recover form the mistakes of the past and they paths to ‘recovery’ they’re presently treading. How are those KPI’s looking?

The 2015 ‘Mopsy’ Fraser Cup – Round Five

The dust settles in the wake of round five. Earl O’Neill provides his unique take on the fall-out and gives some context ahead of the round six action.

The Year of the Lion

In his colourful Almanac debut, Brin Paulsen looks to the Heavens and casts an astronomer’s eye (astrologist’s eye?) over the fortunes of the Brisbane Football Club in 2015. [Very entertaining – JTH]

A Look at the 2015 AFL Season Tea Leaves

Tony Robb boils the kettle and swirls some lapsang souchong in a cup and comes up with his prognostications on how the 2015 AFL season will unfold. Good for some and not-so-good for others.