AFL 1998 – Twenty Years On: North Melbourne Kangaroos (2nd)

Like North did at half time of the 1998 Grand Final, Swish has hit the wall. Help him out with your reflections of the nicer members of this list.

Round 6 – North Melbourne v Port Adelaide: Port’s persist against the odd for stirring victory

In real danger of falling off the pack, Port Adelaide responded to internal and external challenges by posting a solid win over North Melbourne, as Chris Michaels explains

The Bump is dead…long live The Bump (but for how long?)

It’s an important component of footy and when executed well, draws adulation from fans, coaches and commentators alike. When it’s executed poorly, the bump is a problematic action with severe consequences. What does the future look like for the bump?

It was 22 Years Ago Today

Sam Steele remembers the brilliant 1995 ANZAC-eve match between Richmond and North Melbourne and hopes for another stunner tonight.

Tribute to Nick Dal Santo

“The 322-game player ended his career with the averages of 13.0 kicks, 9.9 handballs, 22.9 disposals, 3.7 marks, 0.5 goals and 3.6 tackles. His record shows he was good at disposals.” But Nick Dal Santo was more than just his stats, says Yoshi.

Footy and Love Event Suggestion

Yoshi has a suggestion for an event that AFL clubs could run for their single fans. He’s very keen for the Saints to take up his idea…

Round 22 – North Melbourne v Sydney: Clean Up Your Act, ‘Roos

Andrew Starkie avoided watching North Melbourne play Sydney by resorting to thoroughly cleaning his house. (More productive than the ‘Roos forwards – Ed.)

Brisbane Lions a cinch to win

Iron Mike reports on a 20 year old sporting curse that threatens to ruin Boomer’s 400th this weekend.

AFL Preliminary Final – Sydney v North Melbourne: up against the Extra$

‘I hoped for something to ease the angst that filled the garage. My heart was yammering.’ In his man-cave with his mates, Matt Watson endures the Roos prelim-final loss to the Swans.

The Footy Almanac Podcast: Episode 17 – Trevor Marmalade, Part Two

Our extended chat with Trevor Marmalade continues with part two of the podcast… Trev recalls some of the fun working on Hey Hey It’s Saturday and relates a cracking story involving Plucka Duck and the Australian Cricket team.

AFL Elimination Final: North Melbourne v Essendon – two mates in a garage

The garage is home to a lot of tools. During the elimination final, no one went for a hammer as Matt Watson and his mate AJ watched their teams battle it out.

AFL Round 20 – GWS v North Melbourne: Community footy in Canberra

John Harms travels to the nation’s capital for a few days of footy culture, and watches Kevin Sheedy’s reaction to the Giants’ (brief) stirring.