AFL Round 8 preview: Dont forget the children

Another week of the bump dying! How long before it dies again?

AFL Round 7: Winners and Losers

A round that saw Majak Daw burst onto the scene and Tom Lynch turn himself into an unlikely trivia answer.

AFL Round 7 – Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne: Magical Son of the West

If the Dogs had recruited Majak they would have won this game. It also would have produced a banner headline in the Footscray Mail: Victory as Magic Door opens for Doggies.

AFL Round 7: Nicky Winmar a revolutionary figure?

Paul Thomson wonders if Nicky Winmar likes the term ‘revolutionary’?

AFL Round 7 – Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne: Time-on

The final margin – a 54 point win to North – doesn’t tell the story of this match. It was an interesting game, one I’ll reflect on often as the season grows older.

AFL Round 5 – Hawthorn v North Melbourne: Is This How Footy Should Be?

North makes a lie of all the KPIs and proves that the only indicator which really counts is age old: the scoreboard.

Australia’s International Game

As the first ever Sudanese born player, Majak joins the list of 142 VFL/AFL senior players to be born outside of Australia. Jake ‘Cobba’ Stevens looks at the international recruitment zone.

AFL Round 4 – North Melbourne v Brisbane: The train rocks on

The footy train sails across the dry Central Highlands, collecting quiet drabs of blue and white, the odd maroon, on its voyage to Southern Cross. It gets Terry Chapman to his destination just in time for the Majak Daw show.

AFL Round 4 – North Melbourne v Brisbane Lions: Majak’s brief candle

Josh Barnstable sees Majak Daw’s debut, and his Roos dominate the struggling Lions to register their first win of the season.

A Good Time To Reflect

  Football is a pretty reliable mirror. The many ways we express our passion for the game reveal us. The industry that has grown around the game  also tells us much by the way it chooses to operate. All manner of issues regarding indigenous footballers have arisen lately. In the case of Liam Jurrah, the [Read more]