Almanac Teams: On Cloud Nine (1980- )

You’d be hard pressed to find another team batting this deep with quality midfielders! Rodney Boyd’s team of the best to wear Number 9 since 1980 is arguably his best yet.

Almanac Teams: the long and longer of it

There have been some long names in footy over the years. Dave Brown squeezes them onto a pitch.

The Nutty Professor

Daryl Sharpen with another fun yarn from Tassie – this one involves chance meetings with Jerry Lewis and Dipper.

Era, era on the wall; 1977-1986

Jeff Dowsing continues with his fantastic look at bygone football eras. Many think the 70s and 80s where the greatest in footy. Actually they nearly killed but ultimately saved football. A must read for students of the game.

The Midfielders’ Hairdressers’ Top Teams Medal – Brownlow reports from the chair… almost

With tongue planted firmly in cheek, Stephen Alomes assesses the field for tonight’s Brownlow Medal count. All joking aside though, Stephen lauds the symbolic progress of the appearance of top women footballers as presenters… a small step for footy and humankind, leading to a bigger step and kick in the future.