The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 13 – St Kilda v Richmond: As footy should be

Ahead of the St Kilda and Richmond clash on the weekend, enjoy James Massola’s appreciative take on a free-flowing 2007 match between the two sides.

Round 23 – Sal’s Preview: Told to Get Stuffed

Sal Ciardulli presents his Round 23 preview and selections, some Friar Time, and with spring in the air, a quick look at the racing at Royal Randwick and Moonee Valley.

Yoshi – My response to Scott Watters on Herald Sun’s Sacked Podcast

Yoshi takes exception to negative commentary on his beloved St Kilda. He also has a distinct preference when it comes to Melbourne newspapers!

FEARLESS 2019 – Round 19: The overdue return of the squirrel grip…

FEARLESS calls out pointless jargon, such as the use of ‘metres gained’ statistics and the over-hyped obsession with ‘players as athletes’. How would a ball-getter like ‘Diesel’ Williams fare in the modern draft?

Round 18 – St Kilda v Western Bulldogs: More than just a win

A week is a long time in football. Just ask Yoshi, the club’s biggest international fan. After the angst of last week, Saints fans are up in the clouds. Here’s Yoshi’s take on the week.

Alan Richardson’s Shocking Resignation

Yoshi was blind-sided by the resignation of St Kilda’s Alan Richardson and feels sorry for the fallen coach. From far-away Japan, he offers his thoughts on the best way for the club to move on. (You can almost feel Yoshi’s angst – Ed.)

Round 11 – Collingwood v Fremantle (Floreat Pica Society Report): Purple Gloom

It was a dark day for Luke Reynolds and Collingwood at the MCG on Saturday. This week Luke reports for the Floreat Pica Society.

Fearless 2018: Round 23- The Gold Coast riddle- all that glitters is not necessarily gold but it ain’t that bad either

Fearless adds his thoughts about the future of the Suns, and also presents his review of the last round of the home and away season.

The 2018 No Zones Cup – Round Twenty Three

While illness and disease ravaged all around him, Earl had numerous insightful flashes to consider – finals scheduling, Franklin as All-Australian captain – but in the end he decided to present some thoughts about the teams that have played their last game for 2018.

Round 17 preview: It’s not going home! Sal’s picks and musings

The World Cup has destroyed sleep patterns but we are nearly there, although England aren’t – Sal got a bit sick of the “It’s Coming Home”.  They played well but not being able to score in open play was a flaw, being dependent on set pieces is not a complete enough game.  Now for our footy it is on to this week.

The View from the Summit

Above all, Richmond has reminded Stainless why he fell in love with footy in the first place. It’s something you do and watch for fun. His Tigers are bringing him a lot of joy!

You can go your own way, but you better be home soon…

A bombshell in music as a famous band gets a little more famous/infamous. Are there similar stories in footy that got you fired up?

AFLW Round 7 – Fremantle v Carlton : Curtain time for Carlton Blues faltering before the Fremantle Dockers

As a bemused and emotionally detached supporter of the battle for the wooden spoon in the AFLW, Almanacker Jennifer’s mind was set to wander, and so it did, even to the extent of rewriting song lyrics! Check out her musings in her report of the game.

WAFL Round 18: Thunder mirror Dockers in strange WA footy week

Fremantle Dockers had a topsy turvy sort of week with the bad Derby loss to West Coast but managed to re-sign Fyfe for a few years. Round 18 of the WAFL also took place as finals draw closer.

Cycles, Troughs and Peaks

Peter Crossing expertly summarises the AFL season to date. [So who finishes in the top 8?]

Round 8 – Richmond v Fremantle: Snatching Defeat from Victory’s Jaws

Jack Banister witnessed Richmond put on the most Richmond performance possible. It was another day of heartbreak for the Tigers diehard.

Round 7 – North Melbourne v Adelaide: Happy Days at Blundstone Arena

Deakin Uni student Marnie Cohen had a strong feeling about a win going into North’s game today, and she wasn’t disappointed! The Kangas were brilliant at Blundstone Arena.

Round 3 – Hits and Misses

After a chaotic weekend of football and weather, Tom Riordan reflects on how quickly fortunes can change in a week.

What the Sam Mitchell trade means

Yoshi weighs in on Hawthorn’s decision to trade Sam Mitchell.

Round 21 – Fremantle v Adelaide: Lever sells the pup and goes Bang!

Rulebook uses the Fremantle thrashing as a platform for Showdown week in Adelaide (“C’mon Adelaide – come out switched on and smash ’em!”).