Round 16 – Gold Coast v Richmond: Ninth again?

Dan Hoban was very confident going in to the Tiges game against the Suns but what he observed has made him think his Tiges are in danger of finishing ninth again.

Round 16 – Gold Coast v Richmond: The crashing of the seats

Tiger John Green was just recovering from his Tigers loss to St Kilda and thought an easy win against the Suns would be further tonic. That’s not how it turned out.

Round 5 – St Kilda v Richmond: Extremely disappointing and devastating loss

It was a tough time for Yoshi, who saw his Saints get crushed by Richmond on Thursday night footy. Bemoaning his side’s inadequacies, Yoshi calls for a tougher response against Port Adelaide next week.

Round 4 – St Kilda v West Coast: Saints find their inner Saint and fly high over the Eagles

Halfway through yesterday’s game, Braham Dabscheck was a very nervous Saints supporter. But what transpired in the final quarter had him jumping for joy, as St Kilda stormed home against the Eagles in a classic finish.

Round 1 – North Melbourne v Port Adelaide: From a central Queensland lounge-room

Happy Port fan Nick Kossatch lives in a neck of the woods which hardly recognises Australian football. So if he’s cheering from his loungeroom and nobody hears, has there really been a game of footy at Marvel Stadium? [Good to have you back on our site Nick – JTH]

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Hawthorn v Adelaide: A game worthy of a full house

Tony Roberts got plenty of room to watch the 2007 Elimination Final between the Hawks and Crows. He was lucky to witness one of the great finals moments.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne: Finals-type mettle

Christopher Riordan had expected this 2007 match-up to be between a finals bound Bulldogs and a struggling North Melbourne. The roles were reversed, and Christopher had nothing but respect for the Roos.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – Collingwood v Adelaide: A nightclub vibe for two finals bound sides

A relaxed atmosphere, a lacklustre Collingwood and an outraged fan. What more could Matt O’Connor possibly have to deal with when watching his Pies take on the Crows in 2007?

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – Western Bulldogs v Hawthorn: Inaccurate Buddy and hot Hodgey

David Goodwin enjoyed the finer parts of a footy marathon on TV in Singapore. When the Hawks broke away from wayward beginnings to post a strong win, David began to wonder what 2007 had in store for Hawthorn.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – Carlton v North Melbourne: Archer takes out the Blues

Rob Clarkson was guiltily down in Tasmania while Roos legend Glenn Archer broke the games record for his club in 2007. But he still enjoyed their resounding win against an underwhelming Carlton.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – St Kilda v West Coast: No Judd, no worries

It’s crunch time for the Saints in their 2007 season. Richard Arrowsmith watched on as they scrappily tried to push past the ominous Eagles.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 20 – North Melbourne v Geelong: A scrap for 15

The Cats were on the verge of something special in 2007. John Harms was at Docklands, cheering Geelong on as they neared 15 straight wins.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – North Melbourne v West Coast: Cox, goal, doubt

Glenn Bartlett made the trek to Docklands in the late stages of 2007 to see a Kangaroos side punching above their weight. In a tight clash against the reigning premiers, Glenn left uncertain about where the Roos stood in flag calculations.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: A loss of Bulldog spirit

Christopher Riordan expected the Dogs to smack Melbourne en route to some finals action in 2007. He was left stunned by the end result.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Essendon v Adelaide: A win for Sheeds

The Dons may have gotten up in this 2007 clash with the Crows, but Christian Mooney left the old Telstra Dome gutted by the sacking of Kevin Sheedy.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Carlton v St Kilda: No luck, not enough tall options

Christopher Riordan lived the life of a Carlton supporter, enjoying the positives only to fall just short to the Saints in a thrilling 2007 clash.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Western Bulldogs v West Coast: The underperforming Bulldogs of old

John Weldon was used to the Bulldogs performing poorly and getting away with it. But in 2007, with his Dogs pushing for finals, an unacceptable loss undid all of their good work.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – North Melbourne v Melbourne: Worth the cheap ticket and bike ride

Soaking in the lovely 2007 weather, Rob Clarkson found himself inside an empty Telstra Dome, watching his Kangaroos put on a finals-worthy performance.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – St Kilda v Hawthorn: A bad night for Hawthorn and Australia

Choosing to stay away from the old Telstra Dome, Kevan Carroll took his time to find a bar not packed out by Australian fans of other sports. When he did eventually settle down, he was to leave disappointed by Hawthorn’s poor effort in their 2007 clash with the Saints.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Geelong v Bulldogs: A Cat-attack for a languishing town

After the 2007 partial closure of Ford factories in Geelong, John Weldon revelled in a wonderful Cats win that set premiership aspirations into full motion.