FEARLESS 2020 Round 18: Bell rings, the finish line approaches

Fearless is back to review the final round of the 2020 home and away season with his usual flair.

Round 18 – Brisbane v Carlton: Remembering tales of yore and beating the Blues

After counselling his pupils on the magic of Quinlan and the old Lions, high-school teacher Shane Reid watched his modern-age Brisbane temporarily rise to top spot following a strong win over the Blues.

Round 18 – St. Kilda v GWS: Saints take a Giant step into the finals

It was a nervy night, but Braham joined the St. Kilda supporters elated by the Saints’ return to finals action after a crushing win over the Giants.

The Footy Almanac 2007 – Ladder after Round 18

Before a definitive round of 2007 footy, cast your eye over the ladder heading into the latter stages of the season.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – West Coast v Fremantle: A purple parade

Nathan Hollier was caught in the midst of a 2007 Western derby. When the Dockers stormed home to create a fierce contest, the entire state came alive.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Hawthorn v Essendon: Rubbing shoulders with the brown and gold elite

A 2007 Sunday afternoon gave Mark Hawthorne the perfect chance to join the corporates at the ‘G. With the Hawks wrapping up another victory en route to September, Mark got to watch from the best seats in the house.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Melbourne v Sydney: A haphazard trip to Manuka

Like many of the opposition’s fans, Cameron Noakes traipsed to the snow in 2007. A bet on the Swans proves to be astute in a dismal clash for the Dees in the nation’s capital.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Western Bulldogs v St Kilda: Skipper forces a draw

John Weldon witnessed a classic Bulldogs v Saints encounter go down to the wire in 2007. Both sides featured stars, but it was one unlikely Bulldog who saved the home team from defeat.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Geelong v Richmond: Cats stories from afar

A weekend away in Darwin means John Harms had to watch his ladder-leading Cats from up north in 2007. Luckily, Johnson and co were in full flight against a hapless Richmond.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Adelaide v Port Adelaide: Craig trumps Chocco again

The Showdown may not have been as big in 2007 as it is now, but John Kingsmill enjoyed an upset result that derailed Port Adelaide’s premiership hopes.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Brisbane v North Melbourne: Brown turns the tables

The Kangaroos had defied all odds in 2007 to sit second on the table heading into Round 18. But, as Andrew Stafford reports, it was Jonathan Brown who ended the Roos run with a fine performance.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Carlton v Collingwood: Rocca saves face

After Collingwood’s Round 17 2007 smashing at the hands of the Lions, Matt O’Connor nervously watched on as the Pies tried to rediscover form against the arch enemy.

Round 18 – Western Bulldogs v Gold Coast: Thoughts on some fun in the sun

Mick Jeffrey has taken a novel approach to this piece, using a game of word association to add some flair to a game that lacked in that department.