Round 9 – Essendon v Brisbane: Smacking the hated enemy

Phil Hill is no fan of the Essendon Football Club, making Brisbane’s smacking of the Bombers a wonderful night to marvel at the Lions’ depth. Adding insult to Essendon’s injuries was a helpful bonus.

The Footy Almanac 2007 – Ladder after Round 9

The 2007 AFL season is heating up after nine rounds. Here’s the ladder to accompany the Footy Almanac’s match reports.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 9 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: The Power fall to the classy Cats

John Kingsmill braved the wintery conditions to collect his bets. Seeing Port Adelaide replaced in the top four by Geelong, he left blown away by the aggressive passages of play exhibited by the Cats.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 9 – Western Bulldogs v Sydney: Superman stamps the Swan’s intentions

Cameron Noakes was bullish after the Swans accounted for fellow finals aspirant in the Bulldogs. Played in the harsh terrain of the ‘Manuka Triangle’, the 2007 clash epitomised the class of Sydney.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 9 – Fremantle v St Kilda: Saints or Sinners?

Les Everett witnessed Fremantle begin to amend their array season. An easy Friday night win over a hampered St Kilda to start Indigenous Round gave the once-flag favourites a rare reason to cheer.

AFL Round 9: Winners and Losers

Is Winners and Losers this week just a thinly veiled way for an Adelaide fan to talk about Adelaide? Perhaps… (North fans probably shouldn’t read this.)

The View from Shepparton

Went to the footy on Satdy, first time in yonks. Went to see the Guns v the Powerless. Don’t go to live footy very often, which is a bummer because I don’t recognise a lot of the players and certainly didn’t recognise most of the Guns or for that matter most of the Port players.

Round 9 Winners and Losers

Richmond beat Hawthorn by 62 points. Is that four horsemen I hear? Winners Richmond In a typical office block, passionate Tigers fan David approaches his manager’s office. “Frank, can I have a word with you” “Sure thing David, have a seat” “Cheers. Look, I know September is the make or break month for the business, [Read more]

AFL – Round 9 Preview

Western Bulldogs v Geelong When and Where: Friday 25th of May, 2012 @ Etihad Stadium Who would have thought coming into this game that Geelong would be outside the top 8 and being questioned about their hunger this season. At the start of the season Geelong fans would have looked at this fixture and rolled [Read more]