Round 6 – Carlton v Essendon: Ugly is the new Beautiful

John Butler suggests ugly is the new beautiful after analysing the Carlton Essendon game.

The Ozymandias Cup: Carlton v Essendon

John Butler finds visiting Princes Park rather like a trip to the Parthenon where a sense of the old gods remain, but alas, it was hard for him to ignore the rubble on what was an enjoyable afternoon for inspecting the ruins.

If you were on an AFL list what would you do?

David Parker raises a few personal questions about the Essendon brouhaha

Round 12 – The Wrap: The Broader Scope of Things

From footy, to League, to tennis, to soccer, to WADA, to golf and then back to footy, the Wrap casts his net wide this Monday morning.

Crowley the key to Dockers’ chances

Ryan Crowley is loved by his mother, his team mates, Dockers fans and Jackson Clark. Our man in the Deep North tells us why Crowley’s stopping job on Sam Mitchell will be a key to the result.

AFL Round 14 – Geelong v Fremantle: Freo will never win the flag – ever (a considered review)

Stephen Cooke takes a swig of the scotch and assesses Fremantle’s premiership prospects.

Stevie J: You need friends in the media at the tribunal

Freo fan Neil Belford is sick of The Age stories defending gutless “heroes”. Johnson irons out a defenceless player; Harvey punches his tagger; but the story is Crowley pinching? He’s not happy.

AFL Round 12 – Fremantle v Brisbane: A Black day for Brisbane

This game was all about Simon Black, so the decision to sub him off left Lions fan Andrew Weiss ropable. Maybe it’s time to hand Voss the red vest and sub him out of the coaches box, he writes.

AFL Round 6 – Gold Coast v Fremantle: Nonna Night

Join Nicholas and John Burmej for a traditional Saturday night dinner with La Familgia. Main course tonight: the Dockers.

AFL Round 6 – Gold Coast v Fremantle: Mr Ebb

Jamie Simmons (who can write a line) with some rather amusing observations of Mr Ebb and his Dockers.

The Way-Too-Early 2013 Preview: Fremantle

Adam Ritchie believes Freo could finish Top 4 this year if their midfield improves. He also believes Ablett hate watches Fremantle games whenever possible, just so he can hate watch Crowley.