Brownlow Medal: Has there been a bigger favourite than Dusty?

Dustin Martin has been the standout player of 2017 by a fair margin and is the overwhelming favourite to win the 2017 Brownlow Medal. Matthew wonders if there has ever been a bigger Brownlow favourite.

Finals Week 2 – Geelong v Sydney: Well, I didn’t see that coming!

The Sydney Swans fairytale season has come to an abrupt end at the hands of the Cats. Craig Dodson was as shocked as most Swans fans (and neutrals) with the result and the performance.

Finals Week 2 – Six (Talking) Points

Six more stabs at tabloid sensationalism from Swish. Zero shades of grey. Stevie J, Buddy, C Scott, P Dangerfield, Crow supporters, GWS crowds, Kochie and Ken all get a run.

Finals Week 2 – Geelong v Sydney: In Our Favour

Aidan Hammond provides his take on the Geelong – Sydney semi-final.

Round 17 – Geelong v Hawthorn: The sins of their father

Patrick Dangerfield turned back time on Saturday afternoon. John Harms felt he was a kid again.

Round 22 – Collingwood v Geelong: Daicos Debuts, Dangerfield Dominates

Luke Reynolds and his son Josh were pumped to watch the debut of Josh Daicos. He impressed in his first hit out, but it was Patrick Dangerfield who was centre stage.

Almanac Satire – Tackling the tackle: Desmond interviews an AFL Executive

David Wilson’s character Des Troyer returns to make sense of this tackling fiasco. Here he interviews an up-and-coming AFL Executive about recent tribunal decisions…

Round 20 Preview – Paddy Whacked!

All the latest news ahead of Round 20 to get your footy tips in order. It is the pointy end of the season and every tip counts.

Round 18 – Adelaide v Geelong: Crows intimidate the Cats

The Crows came out hard against Geelong at the Adelaide Oval, Malcolm Ashwood reports on an intimidating performance from the pride of South Australia.

Round 18 Preview – Keeping it all in the family

Footy is getting tense as teams battle out for a finals spot. It doesn’t get any better than tonight’s blockbuster (possible Grand Final preview) clash between Adelaide and Geelong.

Round 17 – Geelong v Hawthorn: Clear and Present Danger. Cats in their Heaven…eventually

Steve Alomes takes in the Danger game against Hawthorn, survives the cold, and gets the choccy.

Ten Things I Learnt From Observing Sport Last Week

Citrus Bob Utber had a big week – he became a great grandfather! But it didn’t stop him from keeping a keen eye on the world of sport.

Round 11 Preview – The Fight for Fair

Sal previews Round 11 that kicks off tonight with a clash between Port Adelaide and Hawthorn. Looks like it will be an exciting round of football.

Round 9 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: Getting the band back together

Geelong switched on with their two champion midfielders on fire and Harry Taylor accurate in front of goal. The Bulldogs battled hard but fell short of the Cats.

Round 9 – Geelong Cats v Western Bulldogs: Stuck

Geelong surged home in the final quarter to pip the Dogs in a great Friday night contest.

Round 9 – Geelong v Western Bulldogs: Making a Stand

After a few weeks the Cats made a stand on the field – to match the stand off the field.

Round 9 Preview – A Stroke of Fortune

Sal Ciardulli gives his view on some of this weeks issues and also gives a comprehensive preview to each game!

Round 3 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide: A Moment

Taylor Walker’s 70 metre bomb during the Showdown had footy fans in raptures. Mickey Randall was one of them.

Archie Goes the Early Crow and Calls the AFL Finals Series in April – Surely He Can’t Get So Badly Wrong As He Did in Season `16!

Archie has bitten the proverbial bullet and with the risk of being shot down by his fellow Almanackers, has predicted his AFL 2017 Premiership and Brownlow medal winners after only two rounds. [NB The link is now working properly – sorry for the break in transmission. Ed]

Almanac Travel – L’homme dangereux

Citrus Bob has made a pilgrimage to Villers-Bretonneux, France, from where he writes of his grandfather, war, and of getting back into the classroom [Marvellous – Ed].