Round 8 – North Melbourne v Carlton: Correct me if I’m wrong

The 2019 appointment of Rhyce Shaw may have looked like a lively way of rejuvenating the Roos after ten years of Brad Scott. But after Saturday’s loss to the Blues, Andrew Starkie was left questioning what was going on down at North Melbourne.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 8 – Essendon v Brisbane: A hit to Brisbane’s finals hopes

Tony Roberts had a day to forget at the old Telstra Dome. Seeing the Lions fall short to Essendon, he left cursing Jonathan Brown’s array goal kicking.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 8 – Adelaide v Richmond: Falling into the trap of tempo footy

John Kingsmill ventured down to AAMI Park in Round 8, 2007, expecting to see Adelaide make light work of the Tigers. But he was surprised (and dismayed) by the tactics of the home side in a lethargic display of football.

Can Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 7 review & Round 8 preview

Cam Hooke takes a look at Collingwood’s strong win against Port Adelaide in Round 7 and predicts what Round 8 might hold for them when they come up against the old foe Carlton.

Round 7 – Sal’s preview: “Jesaulenko, you beauty!”

Sal remembers Mike Williamson and the early days of single-quarter black and white TV replays. Then he tips his winners in Round 7 (looks like a fave’s round).

Round 8 – Melbourne v Western Bulldogs: The Battle of the Young Guns with Big Futures

Neutral supporter Sean Mortell went to the MCG and saw Melbourne pull of an unexpected victory against the Western Bulldogs.

AFL Round 8 – Brisbane v Essendon: The Bullfight

Our man in Madrid takes in the local sport while keeping up with his Dons from the other side of the world.

AFL Round 8: Winners and Losers

The young gun Sun, Jaeger O’Meara, is laying serious claim to Joel Selwood’s title of “best first year player in recent times”, writes Adam Ritchie in another entertaining Winners and Losers.

Round 8 Winners and Losers

This week’s round review gives credit where credit is due, enjoys the Patrick Dangerfield show, takes a look at the Richmond experience, and then attempts to put a finger on what ails Melbourne. Winners Adelaide It was a case of ‘No Walker, No Worries’ for Adelaide as they crushed Carlton at Etihad, ending their long [Read more]

What about a happy ending?

Greetings All, An extraordinary set of results in Round 7 of the AFL – but nothing compared to the drama of the final round of EPL games early on Monday morning.  The great part of the drama was the ever changing positions of teams in their fight for the title and European league qualification or [Read more]