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 17 – Western Bulldogs v West Coast: The underperforming Bulldogs of old

John Weldon was used to the Bulldogs performing poorly and getting away with it. But in 2007, with his Dogs pushing for finals, an unacceptable loss undid all of their good work.

The Footy Almanac 2007 – Ladder after Round 16

The 2007 season, as covered by The Footy Almanac, is continuing to produce thrilling high-scoring contests. Take a look at the ladder before heading into a crucial Round 17.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – North Melbourne v Melbourne: Worth the cheap ticket and bike ride

Soaking in the lovely 2007 weather, Rob Clarkson found himself inside an empty Telstra Dome, watching his Kangaroos put on a finals-worthy performance.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Richmond v Port Adelaide: Six times tables don’t cover 24 goals

When the struggling Tigers met the Grand Final bound Power in 2007, it wasn’t pretty. But Vin Maskell reflects on how it provided some kids a chance to develop their mathematical skills.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – St Kilda v Hawthorn: A bad night for Hawthorn and Australia

Choosing to stay away from the old Telstra Dome, Kevan Carroll took his time to find a bar not packed out by Australian fans of other sports. When he did eventually settle down, he was to leave disappointed by Hawthorn’s poor effort in their 2007 clash with the Saints.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Adelaide v Fremantle: Free-flowing football derails the Crows

John Kingsmill left AAMI Park surprised by a high-scoring encounter in 2007. With straight kicking and attacking footy dominating the day, Fremantle found their spark.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Brisbane v Carlton: Brown fills his boots on a picturesque Brisbane day

Travelling up for an old university catch-up, John Harms soaked in the Brisbane sun and a wonderful Jonathan Brown performance, as the Lions won an easy 2007 clash.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – West Coast v Sydney: A suspicious Cousins

In another famous Grand Final rematch, Rod Gillett only had the returning Ben Cousins on his mind as the Brownlow Medallist led the Eagles to a close victory over the Swans in 2007.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Collingwood v Essendon: A magical day of black and white spells

A 2007 Collingwood-Essendon clash coincided with the release of the final Harry Potter book. Matt O’Connor had a hard time handling both priorities, but he managed to get to the ‘G to watch some magic unfold.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Fremantle v North Melbourne: Brother Connolly dishes out punishment

Following Fremantle’s close loss to the Kangaroos in 2007, Les Everett brought the Dockers back to school to face an angry Chris Connolly.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Hawthorn v Richmond: Just another Richmond day

Howard Kimber was at wits’ end in 2007. His Tigers continued to give him heartbreak as they fell to a rampaging Hawthorn side intent on finals.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Sydney v Carlton: Danish superstitions don’t always come true

Apart of the secretive ex-South Melbourne fan club, Mark Branagan travelled to a Danish pub in 2007 to overcome superstitions and watch his Swans play Carlton.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Melbourne v Brisbane: A Portsea night to remember

Distracted by a crazy night in Portsea, Mark Hawthorne’s time listening (and following) the 2007 Melbourne v Brisbane clash is an exciting read for all footy fans.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Essendon v Western Bulldogs: Two faulty defences

Essendon and the Bulldogs were both hunting for a finals spot midway through the 2007 season. A high-scoring affair left John Weldon scratching his head at the poor back lines of both teams.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Port Adelaide v West Coast: A burst up the ladder for the Power

An up-and-down 2007 for Port Adelaide came to a head in Round 15. John Kingsmill witnessed the Power shoot up into flag contention after steamrolling the reigning premiers.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Geelong v Collingwood: A Victorian blockbuster, like they used to be

A wonderful 2007 day saw flag fancies Geelong and Collingwood fight for favouritism. Passing their acid test, Christopher Riordan lauded Geelong’s even performance.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 14 – West Coast v Brisbane: The Lions triumph at the House of Pain

Tony Roberts predicted a miracle in 2007, as the Lions managed to beat the reigning premiers to overcome their Subiaco hoodoo.

The Footy Almanac 2007 – Ladder after Round 13

The Footy Almanac’s 2007 flashback is heating up, with teams starting to make a charge up the ladder after Round 13.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 13 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: Dirty Didak and mercurial Mitchell

Two resurging Victorian teams met in the last game of Round 13, 2007. Matt O’Connor reports on a nailbiting finish full of young and international talent.