The Footy Almanac 2007 – Ladder after Round 19

Geelong have cemented themselves in a great spot to make a run at the 2007 cup, while Hawthorn hover not far behind after 19 rounds of footy.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Fremantle v Essendon: The Dockers’ redemption run

It was hard to know what to expect from an underperforming Fremantle in 2007. Les Everett nervously watched as the Dockers faced off against Kevin Sheedy and his Bombers.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – North Melbourne v West Coast: Cox, goal, doubt

Glenn Bartlett made the trek to Docklands in the late stages of 2007 to see a Kangaroos side punching above their weight. In a tight clash against the reigning premiers, Glenn left uncertain about where the Roos stood in flag calculations.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Geelong v Adelaide: A dour forecast for an exhilarating side

John Harms made the pilgrimage down to Geelong in late 2007 to watch his ladder-leading Cats. With rain on the forecast, anything could happen.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Port Adelaide v Carlton: Uneasy plodding around the parabola

Indirect football nearly killed the Power in 2007. John Kingsmill waited for Port Adelaide to take the onus against the Blues, and was left unsure after the final siren.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: A loss of Bulldog spirit

Christopher Riordan expected the Dogs to smack Melbourne en route to some finals action in 2007. He was left stunned by the end result.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Sydney v St Kilda: A typical Swans display at their second home

Sydney hosted St Kilda in a rare Homebush encounter in 2007. Rod Gillett attended to honour the ‘Field of Women’ program, and ended up impressed by the reliable Swans.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Hawthorn v Brisbane: Buddy v Browny

A fine example of Saturday arvo footy looked set to go the way of Brisbane in 2007. Tony Roberts was at the match, and didn’t expect the blossoming draft picks of Hawthorn to stage such a wonderful second half.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Richmond v Collingwood: Who to Roast now?

The Tigers were given no hope of beating the resurging Pies in 2007. Adam McNicol couldn’t believe his eyes from the corporate boxes as the game came down to the wire.

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.

Photo Essay – AFL Round 19: Richmond v Collingwood

A time-honoured rivalry, movers and shakers in footy and media, Richmond station beyond capacity. These are some of Jack Banister’s well-captured things…

AFL Round 19 – Review: Winners and Losers

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Round 19 Winners and Losers

Round 19 gave us another Geelong v Hawthorn classic, some tremendous individual performances, and an unexpected but not unsurprising result at the Sydney Showgrounds. Winners Tom Hawkins What a man. It now seems eons ago when people were questioning if he had what it takes to fulfill his AFL potential. Hawkins delivered in spades once [Read more]