Round 5 – West Coast v Greater Western Sydney: Royal Command Performance

Our Royal Watcher in Perth took in some football royalty with HRH Prince Harry as his Eagles put the pitiful GWS minnows to the sword.

Round 2 – West Coast v Carlton: My Kingdom for a Ruckman

“I’m calling this season over for us. We look slow and crap and lack structure,” writes Carlton fan Malby Dangles.

AFL Round 17 – West Coast vs Sydney: A father’s anguish

Craig Dodson has come through the longest week of his life.

AFL Round 9 – GWS v West Coast Eagles: Without Prejudice

The Giants’ greatest asset is their potential. When more quarters are put together like their third quarter then they will be in contention for finals, writes Kath Presdee.

AFL Round 8 – West Coast v North Melbourne: In the Nic of Time, Goals after the Siren

Cobba presents his Round 8 Footy Graph on goals after the siren.

AFL Round 8 – West Coast v North Melbourne: Majak and the AFL Hype Machine

At the press conference two days out from this game, Nic Naitanui was asked six questions about Majak Daw. Six questions. You would think the Bombers copped less of a grilling from ASADA.

AFL Round 8: Winners and Losers

The young gun Sun, Jaeger O’Meara, is laying serious claim to Joel Selwood’s title of “best first year player in recent times”, writes Adam Ritchie in another entertaining Winners and Losers.

AFL Round 8 – West Coast v North Melbourne: 27 seconds

This game was billed as the Nic Nat and Majak Show, but it was the big West Coast Eagle that stole the spotlight.

AFL Round 6 – West Coast v Western Bulldogs: Nobody, Nothing and NicNait

The contest reminded Peter Baulderstone of a Bill Collins race call from the 1970’s when two gallopers called Nobody and Nothing were both running around in Melbourne.

Footy Poetry: Josh

Matt Zurbo is at a footy-watching, beer-drinking, rock’n’roll, Saturday night thirtieth.

The Fat Man sings

At 2.30pm a Mack truck lumbered onto Subiaco Oval.  I checked the registration number “41” and quickly confirmed it was Shane Mumford. The sox were already down around the ankles, giving the impression that he was running on half deflated retreads.  The jumper dangled loosely out from the waist band of the impressive shorts.  More [Read more]