Round 6 – North Melbourne v Gold Coast: One and Five

A week is a long time in football and a win can make all the difference. Just ask Marnie.

AFL Pre-season – North Melbourne v Hawthorn: Gasometers and Gum Trees

A return to Arden Street brings back strong memories of the ground in the 70s for Rob Chanter. His dad was even nice enough to take him to a lot of North games despite being a Bombers supporter himself.

Round 20 – Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne: The Game That Divides Two Friends MK II: Enter The Bont

Alex gets his revenge as his Dogs defeat friend Ellen’s Roos.

AFL Round 16 – Western Bulldogs v Essendon: Another honourable loss (sigh)

Every week Bulldogs fan Brenton Shaughnessy asks himself whether it is worth going to the footy. He always convinces himself. The recurring fear of not knowing which Doggies side will turn up – the fighters or the layabouts – is the most difficult thought to navigate.

AFL Round 9 – St.Kilda v Western Bulldogs: Good for the soul

There is something brilliant about winning a match a) against the odds and b) when your team is ordinary and you don’t expect it, writes Simon McInerney. Losses grind away at the soul but a win like that on Saturday can restore your belief in your club and remind you why you fell in love with footy in the first place.