Almanac Footy Teams – AFLX: The Cyclones

Joe De Petro has come up with a cyclonic footy team. Whether it’s severe enough to put the wind up other teams the answer is blowing in the wind!

Round 6 – Geelong v Gold Coast: Some happy returns

Like G. Ablett jnr, Roy Hay returns to Kardinia Park and takes in what the Cats turn into a non-contest with a sparkling performance.

Era, era on the wall; 1967-1976

The late 60s and early 70s are the Golden Years of footy for many VFL fans. In Jeff Dowsing’s latest look at Grand Final eras, the years 1967 to 1976 would see a revolution in how the game was played after Barassi’s Blues and their use handball engineered possibly the greatest comeback in VFL Grand Final history. Carlton, Richmond, Hawthorn and North fans; this is your era.

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.)