Finals Week 2 – Richmond v St Kilda: Oh my god, they killed Kenny!

Tiger-loving Paddy Grindlay is picking up the vibe that his boys are the new bastards. [Astute Paddy – JTH]

Finals Week 2 – Richmond v St Kilda: Sad end to the Saints’ stellar season

Braham Dabscheck is disappointed to be bundled out of the finals but very happy with the Saints’ much-improved year. His boys had a red hot go all season.

Finals Week 2 – Richmond v St Kida: Bounding off the safety net

In the footy circus that is the AFL in 2020, John Green watched Richmond fall from the highwire only to be caught by the safety net.

Round 12 – North Melbourne v Brisbane: A shinboner by any other name is still noble in defeat

North Melbourne may not be the same as the shinboners of old, but their fighting spirit yesterday was enough to give Brisbane a shake. Shane Reid casts his eye over a tight game characterised by points and frustration.

Round 9 – Essendon v Brisbane: Smacking the hated enemy

Phil Hill is no fan of the Essendon Football Club, making Brisbane’s smacking of the Bombers a wonderful night to marvel at the Lions’ depth. Adding insult to Essendon’s injuries was a helpful bonus.

Round 5 – West Coast v Sydney: There’s been a long time between drinks!

Cathi Johnston was nervous about her Eagles’ poor start to 2020. A massively improved performance on Saturday against Sydney gave her reason to hope that a return to Optus Stadium could kickstart West Coast’s season.

Round 6 – Gold Coast v Brisbane: Peering into the Glare

Phil Hill heads to Metricon for the first time ever – but forgot to take his shorts and thongs. He was impressed by his Lions.

Round 21 – Richmond v Gold Coast: Kick it to Jack

Gillian Dite escaped the Melbourne winter this weekend to head to the Gold Coast to see her Tiges take on the Suns at Metricon Stadium – and they certainly put on a show for her.

Round 21 – Gold Coast v Richmond: Post-game Talkback on Gold Coast’s Glitz 106FM

Another humorous spoof piece from Ben Fenton-Smith. He “heard” some interesting talk back as he rode the train home from Metricon Stadium. Some of these “callers” might even be familiar to you… if you listen to Gold Coast’s Glitz 106FM that is!

Haiku Bob – Round 15 – towers ablaze

A different style poem from Haiku Bob this week but one that encapsulates the mood of happy Pies fans at the moment.

Haiku Bob – Round 17: ironing out the wrinkles

The latest from Haiku Bob – in response to the Pies game on the wet Gold Coast. Haiku Bob will be at the Ben Robbins lunch on Friday.

Round 17 – Gold Coast v Collingwood: Witts v Grundy (Floreat Pica Society)

Luke Reynolds reports on a scrappy win in torrential rain by Collingwood on the Gold Coast for the Floreat Pica Society.

Round 5 – Gold Coast v Adelaide: Nostradamus ‘book

Malcolm Ashwood is thrilled with another strong performance from his Crows, despite an injury to gun defender Daniel Talia.

AFLW Grand Final – Brisbane v Adelaide: Magic Fingers and Magic Skills

Yvette Wroby is still in awe of the Inaugural season of the AFLW and the terrific Premiership win by the Adelaide Crows. Bring on AFLW 2018 and a St Kilda team too please AFL, she asks. She is now referring to the AFL games as either AFLM or AFLW and isn’t the only one.

AFLW Grand Final – Brisbane v Adelaide: You’re The Voice

Anne Cahill Lambert draws her AFLW coverage (following the Crows and their coach all over the country) to a triumphant conclusion

Round 11 – Gold Coast v Sydney: Life Balance – Family and Footy

Suns kicked with the tide as Swans skills shone, or that’s what Keiran Croker witnessed while keeping tabs with family and footy.

Round 16 – Gold Coast v Greater Western Sydney: Youth in abundance, talent in spades

The talent and dare of both the Suns, and Giants, is becoming a scary thought for other clubs writes Sean Mortell.

Round 6 – Gold Coast v Adelaide: what’s the difference between Eddie Betts and Ed Smart?

Dave Brown prepares solidly for a Crows-on-the-TV experience with Mr 7th Birthday Party Lad. Eddie Betts rises a rung or two.

Round 6- Gold Coast v Adelaide: No Sun, No Alcohol But Crows Shine

Malcolm “Rulebook” Ashwood, in between doing a hospital run for the Adelaide University FC and meeting The Avenging Eagle (and PB), found time to cover the Crows win over the Suns.

Archie Calls the Grand Final Before the First Bounce of the Season – When His Gazza’s Stalking Around the Gee- Arch See’s Red, He Sees Red, He’s Sees Red

Inspired by Luke Reynolds’ ode to Shane Watson, Archie draws heavily on Eric Bogle’s ‘And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda’ for this hymn to Gary Ablett [and throws in a clever use of Split Enz’s ‘I See Red’ in his title for this post. – Ed]